Open-Door Policy

Sure, the growing influx of international attendees causes housing headaches. But you can make the process (almost) painless with proactive strategies

At the American Society for Micro-biology's (ASM) fall meeting, 55 percent of the attendees--nearly 7,500 people--were from outside the United States. That's up from 35 percent just four years ago. International attendees at the American Urological Association's 1999 annual meeting may have numbered only 4,842, but that was 56 percent o

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