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Visas for Overseas Delegates

As of 30 January 2020, the United Kingdom is no longer part of the European Union.

We encourage all delegates who are concerned about obtaining a visa, or who are uncertain whether they will require one to attend the IMC as a result of Brexit, to check the official UK government gov.uk website.

Request a Formal Letter of Invitation

Once the programme is confirmed (usually in early December) we will be able to issue formal letters of invitation on request.

You can generate a letter of invitation by logging into the speaker portal via this link: https://imc-leeds.confex.com/imc/2024/speakercenter.cgi

You can then click on your paper/session, scroll to the bottom of the page and a button titled “Generate Letter” should appear. This will contain details of the paper, session, and date of your participation.

Please note: We ask that delegates wait until they have heard whether their session/paper proposal has been accepted into the programme and scheduled by the Programming Committee before contacting us to request a letter of invitation.

Issues or Problems

If you have any concerns, or have been experiencing difficulties obtaining a visa, please let us know by emailing imc@leeds.ac.uk. While the IMC is not able to offer advice on individual cases, we are keen to find out more if individual delegates are experiencing difficulties.