Meeting Resources

5th World Congress on Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME 2019)

July 21–25, 2019 • JW Marriott Indianapolis • Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Housing & Travel

Conference Location

JW Marriott Indianapolis
10 S West Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 USA
Phone: +1–317–860–5800

A block of rooms has been reserved at the JW Marriott Indianapolis at a special rate for your convenience. In addition to saving you time and money, staying at the congress location will give you convenient access to technical session rooms and social functions, allowing plenty of informal networking opportunities with your congress colleagues.

Accommodations must be secured by June 28, 2019.

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Sleeping Room Rate: $190 single/double per night

Please note that housing rates are not guaranteed once the block is full, or beyond June 28, 2019, whichever comes first.

About the Hotel

The JW Marriott Indianapolis is located in downtown Indianapolis, soaring 33 stories above the city. Guests will enjoy complimentary wireless internet in all guest rooms, the hotel lobby, and public areas, as well as a full-service business center. Visit the hotel details page for more information on amenities.

Adjacent to the convention center, just steps from White River State Park, the Indianapolis Zoo, and many museums, the hotel location is unparalleled. The JW Marriott Indianapolis is in the heart of world-class shopping and dining, near the State Capitol, Lucas Oil Stadium, and Bankers Life Fieldhouse. For more information on local activities and things to do in downtown Indianapolis, visit the local area page of hotel website.

Parking and Transportation

Onsite parking at the JW Marriott Indianapolis is available at $44/day. Valet parking is available at $49/day. Self-parking is located off Washington St., past the Courtyard and SpringHill Suites hotels—second entrance off of Maryland St.

The JW Marriott Indianapolis is 14 miles from Indianapolis International Airport (IND). The hotel does not provide shuttle service to and from the airport. Transportation options include:

  • Taxi fare (estimated): $50, one way
  • Bus service: $10, one way

For more information on transportation, visit the IND airport website.

Obtain a Travel Visa for a Conference Held in the United States

Visa Application Process

Meeting attendees from countries that require a visa to enter the United States are reminded that the process of obtaining a visa takes a minimum of three months. You are strongly encouraged to plan ahead and begin the application process early.

The U.S. State Department website website includes visa information concerning temporary visitors to the United States that may be helpful to you.

Please note that the Department of Homeland Security is implementing the Electronic System for Travel Authorization, which is expected to be mandatory for Visa Waiver Program travelers. Complete information is available on the Visa Waiver Program page of the U.S. State Department website.

Generate a Visa Letter

To generate an official visa invitation letter for this congress, please select an option below based upon your attendee status, then use your TMS login information to initiate the request. If you do not have a TMS account, you will be asked to create one before placing a request. To personalize the letter, follow the instructions and type in the information in the appropriate places. Then, print the letter and submit it along with other required documentation to the appropriate Consulate/Embassy. Please note that this letter does not guarantee you will be granted a visa. If you need additional assistance, e-mail Diana Grady, or call at 1–724–776–9000 ext. 211.



Letters for use in visa application packages will only be provided to individuals known to TMS, including:

  • TMS members
  • Presenters
  • Exhibitors and/or sponsors
  • Registrants
  • Attendees of one or more past TMS events

If you are neither a TMS member, nor a presenter, exhibitor, sponsor, or past attendee, then you must register and agree to attend the event for which the letter is requested.

TMS cannot send the letter to an embassy or consulate for you nor can we contact the embassy or consulate on your behalf. It is the sole responsibility of the attendee to obtain the necessary paperwork for entry to the United States. It is crucial for the success of the application to apply at least three months in advance. TMS may contact program participants (abstract submitters) to follow up on specific visa requirements and may provide customized letters and supporting documentation as needed. If you do not receive a timely response from TMS, please check your spam filter or junk e-mail folder for your letter.

For More Information

For more information about this meeting, please complete the meeting inquiry form or contact:

TMS Meeting Services
5700 Corporate Drive Suite 750
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
U.S. and Canada Only: 1-800-759-4867
Other Countries: 1-724-776-9000
Fax: 1-724-776-3770