Travel information for 2024 ISEF winners


Download initial releases (due 3/22)   Parents Release     COVID Release
To register for travel, click here


Departure (18 seats):
  SUNDAY, May 12, 2024, Depart Detroit Metro Airport (Delta) at 8:54 AM.  Meet at Delta ticket counter, NOT LATER THAN 7:00 AM
            Delta 794, departs at 8:54 AM,  Arrives in Los Angeles at 10:50 AM,  Boarding passes will be distributed at that time.
    FRIDAY, May 17, 2024, DL 407, Depart Los Angeles at 10:10 pm, Arrive at Detroit Metro Airport (Delta) SATURDAY at 5:31 AM )

NOTE:  Please DO NOT call or ask Delta to re-assign your seat number.  We have a special way of checking everyone in for the flight in mass.  DO NOT pre-print your boarding pass.  Actual seat configuration obtained from:   
For a diagram of the aircraft and to see the location of our group, click here
For Individual Seat Assignments, click here

Link to TSA site regarding what can be in carry-on luggage:

Checked Luggage Weight and Measurement
     Luggage is measured by adding length, width and height to determine the total number of linear inches/centimeters.
     Delta will accept luggage up to a maximum of 50 pounds (23 kg) and a total linear dimension of 62 inches (158 cm) per piece at no charge.
     Additional charges may apply for luggage weighing more than 50 pounds (23 kg) or with a total linear dimension of more than 62 inches (158 cm) per piece.


Hotel Accommodations in Los Angeles, CA at Indigo Hotel (6-7 blocks from convention center)

THURSDAY - Michigan Delegation Dinner:       $65/person (includes everything)
Cost for teachers to attend for the week  $3,085

    Airfare:    $769
    Hotel Room:    $269 + tax = $325/night = $1,625
    Michigan Delegation Dinner    $65
    Official Party Registration    $525
    Local Transportation    tbd  (est $100)

Deadline for room reservations is March 22

Roommate Pairings:   to be determined

Parents/Teachers - To 'register' for airline seats, rooms, etc, click here

Project Shipping:
    SEFMD does NOT ship any projects or boards to the ISEF.  Instead, blank boards are purchased at the host city and constructed on-site.  Students should hand carry their presentation material for the display boards.  The display board consists of a plastic, flexible laminate that is affixed to 48"W x 46"H foam core board which is secured to stand vertically.  SEFMD will supply the foamcore and the stand for the board.  Refer to Display Board Specifications    Photos of Foam Core Display with stand