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The 23rd World Petroleum Congress is being held at the George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, TX 77010 on December 6-10, 2020.
If you work or are interested in the oil and gas industry there will be something for you. All aspects of the industry will be covered from upstream, midstream, and downstream along with the latest in technology. Explore daily technical and strategic sessions, with special events to exhibit hall packed with interactive booths and special exhibits.
Be part of moving energy forward and changing the conversation. Network with experts in the oil and gas industry as well as learn from the top leaders in the industry.
As a delegate, you have the opportunity to attend plenary sessions, technical forums, round tables, strategic sessions, U.S. sessions, ministerial sessions, ministerial round tables, and expert workshops. As well as the Opening Ceremony, Excellence Awards, USA Night, Young Professionals Night (Young Professionals Only), Dewhurst Lecture and Closing Ceremony. Complimentary shuttle service will also be available from the Congress hotels to the George R. Brown Convention Center.
You should expect to learn and engage with the brightest minds the industry offers as well as the highest level executives that are moving energy forward. You should leave more knowledgeable, inspired, and more relevant. You should expect something unexpected.
The World Petroleum Council (WPC) is a non-advocacy, non-political organization with charitable status in the U.K. and has accreditation as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) from the United Nations (UN). The WPC is dedicated to the promotion of sustainable management and use of the world’s petroleum resources, for the benefit of all.
The WPC Organizing Committee (WPC OC) is a local planning entity, formed by the host country to plan and execute a world class event.
The United States National Committee is one of 64 member countries representing the World Petroleum Council. The U.S. is the host of the 23rd World Petroleum Congress.
We recommend registering in advance for the Congress to save time and money. Register by clicking here. If you are visiting us from outside the USA, click here for more information on visa and passports.
To register a group of 2 or more delegates, start by clicking here. Once on the registration page, click “group” to start registering the group of delegates.
As the Main Contact for your group, you will be required to fill out your details and the names of the other members of your group. As the Main Contact, you must also be attending the Congress. You may enter as many as 50 names along with their individual email addresses. Once you have completed the registration process, you will receive a confirmation for your registration and a summary chart of the charges. You may pay for all fees by either a credit card or request an invoice for payment. Payment options will be available on the registration site.
As personal details and photos are required of each registrant, they will have the opportunity to return to the registration portal and provide their own details and photos individually. This will occur after the Main Contact finalizes registration and each registrant will receive a confirmation to their email on record asking them to create their own profiles.
Yes, student pricing is $400 US for a full time student. The student must present a valid Student ID and be registered as a fulltime student.
World Petroleum Council Members receive a special rate. To qualify, your country of residence must be a member of the World Petroleum Council.
Early Bird Registration saves as much as 36% over onsite registration. Savings end April 30, 2020.
Advance Registration saves as much as 24% over onsite registration. Savings end September 15, 2020.
Regular Registration saves as much as 8% over onsite registration. Savings end December 5, 2020.
Group Registrations: Groups of 10 or more save 10%. Click here to register a group.
We accept the following credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, JCB, and Diners Club International.
If you’d like to pay by invoice (Wire or ACH/EFT), please contact email@example.com or choose the option during the registration process. Please note that payment on bank transfers are due 30 days from invoicing and your registration status will remain as pending until payment is received. The last date to sign up utilizing bank transfers is November 4, 2020 after which only credit cards will be accepted.
Once you have registered for the Congress, you will receive a confirmation email with important event information and a receipt.
Our registration system will send a confirmation email to the email address provided when you registered. Please check your spam folder if you do not receive this confirmation. If you have not received confirmation within two business days, please contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 866-960-0262 (toll-free) / +1 702-515-5874 (International).
For security reasons, all delegates are required to upload a photo that will be used for identification. You will have the opportunity to upload your photo when registering. All delegate badges provided on-site include a delegate photo for security purposes.
The best profile pictures are around 200×200 pixels such as passport style headshot and in a .jpg format.
The 23rd World Petroleum Congress does not provide refunds for cancellations. You may provide a substitution for your registration limited to another colleague from your organization, subject to approval. Substitutions: If any delegate is unable to attend, we will accept a substitute delegate at no extra cost within 48 hours of the start of the conference. Please notify us by email email@example.com or by phone at 866-960-0262 (toll-free) / +1 702-515-5874 (International).
Your Congress delegate registration provides access to plenary sessions, technical forums, round tables, strategic sessions, U.S. sessions, ministerial sessions, ministerial round tables, and expert workshops. As well as special events and awards each day which will include opening ceremony, excellence awards, USA night, Young Professionals night (Young Professionals Only), Dewhurst lecture and closing ceremony. Complimentary shuttle service will also be available from the Congress hotels to the George R. Brown Convention Center.
Check in at the 23rd World Petroleum Congress registration desk with your government issued photo identification.
Delegates should wear business attire.
No, English is the official language for the Congress.
During the registration process there is a box that you can check to request a letter of invitation. Just check that box and one will be emailed to you to assist in your Visa application process.
Yes. After completing your registration, you will be sent to the official hotel partner’s website where you can choose from a variety of hotel brands and price ranges.
Shortly before the event we will send an email with the links to download the official 23rd WPC app.
You can pick up your badge at the registration desk at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
Yes, you will need a photo ID to pick up your badge and check in.
Students will need to present their student ID to pick up their badge and check in.
All members of the media interested in attending the 23rd WPC are required to apply for accreditation.
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