The ECRIS conference is usually attended by scientists coming from several Countries of the five continents. Participants coming from European Union (EU) can travel in Italy with normal passport or regular identification document. Visitors who come from nations which do not belong to EU must be present in Italy under an appropriate visa. The information presented here will help you to identify the appropriate documentation and to apply for necessary visas.
Several non European Countries have stipulated special agreements protocols with the Italian government, and they do not need any visa. A definitive list of these nationals is not available, because Countries can be added or removed from the list according to the political situation and diplomatic relationships. Citizens of USA, Canada, Japan, Australia and some countries of east Europe and north Africa do not need any visa to enter Italy and Countries of the Schengen area.
We definitely suggest to visit the following link to check if you need a visa:
The website will give all the instructions to get the visa for your trip.