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OTC to Again Host Open Access Day on Thursday, 5 May

OTC to Again Host Open Access Day on Thursday, 5 May

Conference to offer complimentary registration and professional development sessions 

Houston, Texas, USA (2 May 2016) – The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge, announced today that it will again offer complimentary 1-day registration during Open Access Day on Thursday, 5 May.

Attendees will be able to take advantage of the complimentary registration to build valuable relationships, increase industry knowledge and sharpen their skills with professional development programming.

Registration for Open Access Day will be online, (2016.otcnet.org/register), and on-site at NRG Center starting on Wednesday, 4 May, at 4 p.m. On Thursday, 5 May, registration will be open in NRG Center and NRG Arena from 7:30 to 2 p.m.

On Open Access Day, attendees can visit the exhibits – the floor is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday – as well as attend two professional development sessions that day. The sessions will be available in NRG Center, Level 2, room 700.

The first session at 10:30 a.m. focuses on “How to Start Your Own Business.”  J. Roger Hite, founder and principal of Inwood Solutions, will guide attendees on how to develop an effective business plan.

At 2 p.m., the session “Networking Effectively to Build Beneficial Relationships” will help attendees learn how to grow their networking skills to build collaborative relationships, facilitate career changes, find new roles or jobs or establish new careers. Susan Howes, Reservoir Management Consultant at Chevron; Peggy Rijken, Team Leader, Productivity Enhancement Team at Chevron; and Hite are the presenters of this session.

“Since 1969, the world has come to OTC to make critical decisions, share ideas and develop business partnerships to meet global energy demands. Open Access Day is a timely opportunity for those looking to effectively grow their network to join the tens of thousands of executives, decision makers, investors, buyers and entrepreneurs that OTC unites,” said OTC 2016 Chairman Joe Fowler. “Thursday’s sessions will provide insights that will help oil and gas professionals jumpstart, or restart, their careers and achieve long-term success.”

For more information, visit 2016.otcnet.org.

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ABOUT OFFSHORE TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters. Founded in 1969, OTC’s flagship conference is held annually in Houston.  OTC has expanded technically and globally with the Arctic Technology Conference, OTC Brasil, and OTC Asia. For more information, visit www.otcnet.org.  

MEDIA CONTACT
Offshore Technology Conference
Megan Magaña 
Marketing Manager
+1.972.952.9397
pr@otcnet.org