Registration Cost

There is no charge to register for this by-invitation-only event; attendees cover only the cost of their travel, accommodations, and spouse program activities.



The dress code is business casual for the Forum and dinner at the Houston Museum of Natural History; casual for Saint Arnold’s Brewery dinner.


Parallel Sessions

There is no need to register for which session you will attend during parallel sessions; delegates may join sessions based on their preference.


Travel to the US

  • International travelers planning to visit the U.S. for business or pleasure can get a visa waiver. To get a visa waiver, you must be a citizen of one of the 39 countries that participate in the U.S.'s Visa Waiver Program (VWP)
  • US Visa – If you require a visa, please contact us for an invitation letter at
  • For additional information on the US Visa Waiver Program, Click here


Ground Transportation

  • If you are arriving at George Bush International Airport (IAH), Click here for more information on Taxis. From IAH to the Marriott is approximately $56 (USD).
  • Checker Yellow Cabs: Phone +1-281-616-5096 or Email
  • Uber: To download the app and for more information, Click here 
  • Lyft: To download the app and for more information, Click here
  • The hotel does not provide a shuttle service.

Accompanying Guests

  • Accompaniment at the event is restricted to spouses/partners.
  • Spouses and partners are welcome to join you at the Ethylene Forum and attend the evening events with you.
  • If you are bringing your spouse/partner, please be sure to answer all the relevant questions during registration. 
  • If you have a colleague who is interested in attending, they will need to register themselves for the Forum.

Spouse Program

A Spouse Program is under consideration if we have enough interest. 


Optional Wednesday Afternoon Activity

  • If we have enough interest, we will have an optional afternoon excursion on Wednesday, September 14th.

Things To Do

            - Saturday, September 10th – Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels at 6:15 pm at Minute Maid Park.

            - Sunday, September 11th - Houston Astros vs. Los Angeles Angels at 1:10 pm at Minute Maid Park.