Thank you for your interest in attending WSD 2022 in Calgary Canada from August 6 – 16.

If you do not currently reside in Canada and plan on attending WSD 2022 in person, you may need to complete a visa application. Visa applications are presently taking a long time to process, so please be sure to complete it as soon as possible.

Find out if you need a visa to travel to Canada.

For additional information regarding business travel to Canada click here.

For additional information regarding eTAs (Electronic Travel Authorization) click here

If you require a letter of invitation for funding or visa purposes, please email us at

OISTAT HQ has brought to our attention that a participant applying for a visa to attend this conference received an email within 24 hours asking for their credit card information to complete the visa process. This is an internet fraud (scam)The Canadian Government will not ask for your credit card information by email after you apply for a visa.

Please remember to be careful when sharing sensitive information over the internet.