Offshore Technology Conference • 1-4 May 2017 • NRG Park • Houston, Texas, USA

What to Know Before You Go

When does OTC registration and accommodations open?

Registration and hotel accommodations will open in January 2017.

What is the address for NRG (formerly Reliant) Park?

1 NRG Pkwy, Houston, Texas 77054
Get directions.

Please note your GPS may recognize this as Reliant Parkway or NRG Parkway

Can I view the technical program?

The OTC 2017 technical program will be available in early 2017. However, there are multiple ways you can view the OTC 2016 technical program.

>> View an online version here.

>> You can also download the OTC 2016 mobile app (select 'Technical Sessions' on the home screen).

>> Or, download a PDF version by clicking here
 

Do I need anything to pick up my badge?

Yes. To ensure a secure conference, photo identification (passport or driver's license) is required. Items may be subject to search before entering the OTC areas at NRG Park.

Where is everything located in NRG Park?

>> The exhibits are in NRG Center, NRG Arena, and the OTC Parkway & Pavilion.
>> All technical sessions are on Level 2 of the NRG Center.
>> All breakfasts and luncheons are are on Level 2 of the NRG Center.

What security and safety measures does OTC have in place?

OTC monitors world events and health concerns to constantly adjust our plans in providing a safe and secure environment for all participants.
 
All attendees are required to wear their OTC name badge and badge holder at all times. Use of a badge by a person not named on the badge is grounds for confiscation. If you lose your conference badge, please return to Registration to obtain a replacement.
 
An adult must accompany attendees 15 to 18 years of age. No one under 15 years of age will be admitted to OTC.
 
Also expect additional security measures as you approach each entrance location of NRG Park. Security personnel will be positioned at the entrances and may ask you to open your backpack or boxes for a visual inspection. If you observe any suspicious activity or have any security concerns, please contact OTC Headquarters on-site so we may investigate the matter.

OTC wants all patrons to have a safe and secure experience. We appreciate your cooperation and support in making this possible. 

Can I take photographs or video of OTC?

No. All OTC sessions are protected by US copyright laws. Photography and video/audio recording of any kind are strictly prohibited in the sessions and throughout the exhibition area. Read our full policy on photography and videography.
 
Members of the press are required to report to the OTC Press Room to obtain permission for photography and videography.

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