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Venue Information

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    Hotel Information
    Hilton Americas Houston
    1600 Lamar Street
    Houston, TX 77010
    Phone: +1 713 739 8000

    Venue Website
    Hilton Americas Houston
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    Do I need to make my own hotel reservation?
    Yes. Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email along with details for booking your hotel accommodations at the Hilton Americas. Please book as soon as possible as rooms tend to sell-out quickly.

    Hotel Rate: $344.00 (taxes not included)
    Check-in Time: 3:00pm
    Check-out Time: 12:00pm



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    Do I need to register in advance or can I register on-site?
    Due to security restrictions, registrations need to be received in advance of the conference. Registering in advance ensures that you will have all of your credentials and conference materials available when you check in on-site.
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    Are discounts available?
    Government and public service entities, non-governmental organizations, and academic institutions may qualify for discount. For information on eligibility, please contact Bob Perez
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    What forms of payment are accepted for registration?
    Accepted forms of payment in USD include:
    Credit card (Visa, American Express and MasterCard)

    For Bank Transfer or Company Check - you will receive instructions for paying by bank transfer or company check with your invoice. You will receive an invoice approximately 5 to 7 business days after submitting your registration.

    Payment is due within 30 days of registering. If you register less than 30 days before the start of the conference and your invoice has not been paid you will not be granted access to the event without payment in full on-site in Houston.
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    How do I receive a paid receipt after registering?
    Once you have registered for the conference, you will receive a confirmation email from IHS Markit with important event information and a receipt if you paid in full at the time of registration. If you require further information, please contact us
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    How do I know if my registration was submitted, will I receive a confirmation?
    A confirmation message will be sent 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
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    Why should I upload a photo when registering?
    All delegate badges provided on-site include a delegate photo for security purposes. Uploading a photo before the conference makes for a much faster check-in and allows delegates to have a more professional photo than one taken with a webcam on-site.

    What type of picture should I upload?
    The best profile pictures are around 200x200 pixels such as passport style headshots.  These photos will be used for identification purposes on name badges.
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    What is included in my registration fee?
    Your conference registration provides access to the conference sessions and meals and the conference materials.
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    How do I receive my materials and credentials on-site?
    Check in at the CERAWeek registration desk with your government issued photo identification.
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    If I am unable to attend, what is the cancellation policy?
    Please review the terms and conditions that you accepted during the online registration process. Note that IHS Markit does not provide refunds for cancellations. You may provide a substitution for your registration limited to another colleague from your organization, subject to IHS Markit 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
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    Is reserved seating available at the conference?
    No. Seating at all sessions and meals is first-come, first-served.
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    What is the conference attire?
    CERAWeek attendees wear formal business attire.
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    Does the conference provide simultaneous translation?
    Russian and Chinese translation is available for conference-wide and select concurrent sessions.


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    How do I request a letter of invitation for my visa application?
    To request a letter of invitation for a visa, please contact us with the following details

    Full Name as it appears on your Passport
    Passport Number and Expiration Date
    Date of Birth (month/day/year) and Nationality
    Gender (male or female)
    Job Title
    Company Name
    Visa Office Location (country)
    Arrival/Departure Dates and Entry Location
    Embassy Address to which the invitation should be sent

    Only registered delegates who have PAID IN FULL or have proof of payment in process will be issued a letter of invitation.

    If you currently have an outstanding balance due, please provide documented proof of payment or payment in process and send it with the personal details listed above to

    Note: IHS Markit is prohibited from issuing invitation letters to residents of sanctioned countries including Crimea Region of the Ukraine, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria. Other sanctions may apply.


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    How can I obtain a copy of the conference presentations?
    All registered delegates will receive a instructions to view and download presentations that have been submitted by individual speakers.
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    I would like to speak on the program, who should I contact?
    For information regarding speaking opportunities at CERAWeek 2018, contact us.


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    How can I find out more about partnership opportunities?
    Contact Todd Szczebak, Executive Director - CERAWeek Partnership Program by email or at +1 720 505 6730.
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Delegate Lists

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    Can I get a copy of the delegate list before the event?
    The delegate list is provided in advance to our members and partners. Delegates will receive a printed copy of the list with materials distributed on-site.
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Mobile App

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    How do I get the CERAWeek mobile app?
    The CERAWeek mobile app will be available for download before the event and you will receive an email notification letting you know when it is available with instructions for downloading and how to use it for networking with registered delegates.