Meeting Information


Area Airports

The Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort is located 20 miles (25 minutes) from Tampa International Airport (TPA) and 15 miles (20 minutes) from St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport (PIE).

Ground Transportation


Taxis provide you with the quickest and most efficient mode of transportation. The approximate cost to the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort is $50 one way. All ground transportation services for both airports are located outside baggage claim.

Clearwater Beach Shared-Ride Services

Shared-ride service and shuttles offer transportation to and from both airports and Clearwater Beach for a fee. Clearwater Beach does not have an official airport shuttle. For more information visit the Tampa Airport Ground Transportation page or the Fly2Pie Taxi page.

Parking at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort

Valet-Parking is available at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort for $25/day. Self-parking is available for a fee at several parking lots located near the hotel. Please note prices are subject to change.

International Attendance

The Teratology Society welcomes attendees from around the globe. This is a reminder to international travelers to apply for your visa early, three to four months before the travel date, as it can take some time for a response. is the official source for visa information for the United States. Contact Teratology Society Headquarters to request a letter of invitation if needed for travel approval.

If you have any problems regarding your visa applications, please report your case to the International Visitors Office of The National Academies by completing their online questionnaire. To help them identify your case, please include the name of our Meeting (Teratology Society 58th Annual Meeting) in the Purpose of Visit field on the questionnaire. The International Visitor's Office can submit inquiries to the US Department of State about the status of visa applications that have been pending for 21 days or more. If you have any questions, please contact

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