GTC Conference FAQs

Get answers to the most asked questions.

General

NVIDIA GTC is the developer conference for the era of AI. It’s where developers, researchers, creators, IT decision makers, business leaders, and students gather to learn how to shape our world with the power of AI, accelerated computing, data science, and more.

GTC 2024 will be a hybrid event, with in-person and virtual options for attendees.

GTC will take place at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, in San Jose, CA, March 18-21, 2024.
Jensen Huang’s Keynote will happen on Monday, March 18 at 1 p.m. at the SAP Center, less than one mile from the Convention Center. Transportation will be provided. Registration is required for entry.

San Jose McEnery Convention Center
150 W. San Carlos St., San Jose, CA 95113
Venue Website

SAP Center
525 W Santa Clara St., San Jose, CA 95113
Venue Website

GTC offers sessions and training for all technical levels and interest areas of technology. It’s a unique conference that brings together developers, researchers, business leaders, IT decision-makers, creators, and NVIDIA’s partner ecosystem. GTC attendees have a common goal to learn what’s possible with AI and accelerated computing. There are options to attend in person or virtually.

The Session Catalog can be viewed here. To start building your personal agenda, click here and login to your account. You can browse the Session Catalog and click the “Add to Schedule” button on a specific session to add to your personal calendar.

Registration

Click here to register to attend GTC in person in San Jose, CA. 

Click here to register for the digital pass to attend GTC virtually online.

Click here to view pricing information and what’s included with each pass type.

Yes, we offer discounts for early registration, groups, and GTC alumni, as well as attendees in the education, nonprofit, and government sectors. View the Registration Packages & Pricing page for more information.

Yes, registration is required to attend GTC in person or virtually.

  1. First, you’ll need to cancel your virtual registration.
  2. To do so, please log in here.  
  3. Click on “Attendee Portal” in the left navigation and then “My Registration”.
  4. At the bottom of the page, click on “Manage Registration”, then “Cancel Package”.
  5. Select “GTC Registration—Virtual Event” and click on “Submit”.
  6. Use this link to register in person.
     

The minimum age to attend GTC in person is 18.

If you are under 18 and would like to attend GTC virtually, please have your parents click here to complete the Guardian Consent Form.

Credit cards, wire transfers, and checks are acceptable methods of payment until Friday, March 1, 2024. After this date, only credit card payments will be accepted. Your registration must be paid in full in order to attend the conference.

Yes, bulk passes are available through NVIDIA Partner Network (NPN) partners using distribution purchase orders. Contact your preferred NPN partner or find a partner here for details.

After registering for GTC, the transaction will appear on your credit card or bank statement as “RAINFOC*NVIDIA GTC S24". 

Click here to log in to your attendee portal, navigate to “My Registration”, then click on “Download Invoice(s)” in the top right corner.

There’s no deadline to register for GTC but it’s very likely that the event will sell out, so early registration is recommended.

If you can’t make the event, please submit your cancellation requests at GTC_registration@nvidia.com. The following processing fees will apply:

  • Before 24:00 PDT, Monday, February 26, 2024—A $50 processing/cancellation fee will apply.
  • After 24:00 PDT, Monday, February 26, 2024—No refunds will be granted.
  • No-shows are ineligible for a refund.

Substitution requests will be granted but must be received by 24:00 PDT, Friday, March 8, 2024. To transfer your registration to a colleague or if you’re having difficulty registering online, please email GTC_registration@nvidia.com, and we'll be happy to assist you.

Substitution requests will be granted but must be received by 24:00 PDT, Friday, March 8, 2024. To transfer your registration to a colleague please email GTC_registration@nvidia.com, and we'll be happy to assist you.

NVIDIA reserves the right to deny registration to any individual or entity for any reason, at our sole discretion. These include past or present failure to meet NVIDIA’s standards of conduct, as well as (but not limited to) engaging in violent, illegal, threatening, or discriminatory conduct. View the GTC Code of Conduct.

Traveling to San Jose

Yes, special hotel rates have been negotiated for GTC attendees, but space is limited. Click here to book your hotel room on EventSphere 🛈 (the official hotel site for GTC). Contact GTC@eventsphere.com with any questions.

Yes, shuttles will be provided for attendees staying at the following hotels:
Fairfield Inn & Suites San Jose Airport
Four Points by Sheraton San Jose Airport
Hyatt House San Jose Airport
Hyatt Place San Jose Airport
SpringHill Suites San Jose Airport
Residence Inn San Jose Airport

GTC welcomes all international attendees and we’re committed to making the process as seamless as possible.

As part of your GTC registration, you may request an invitation letter through the registration form. After completing your registration and payment, your invitation letter will be emailed to you within a week. If for any reason your visa is denied, we’ll issue a full refund of your registration payment.

For additional information, please review the U.S. Visa Application Procedures.

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) is just three miles from the San Jose McEnery Convention Center. Get more information on ground transportation options from SJC.

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is 38 miles from the San Jose McEnery Convention Center. Get more information on ground transportation options from SFO.

Oakland International Airport (OAK) is 39 miles from the San Jose McEnery Convention Center. Get more information on ground transportation options from OAK.

The San Jose McEnery Convention Center has an underground parking garage with entrances on both Market Street and South Almaden Boulevard. Additional parking garages are located throughout the downtown area. Information on other downtown San Jose garages is available here. For the best priced parking options, see information on the Almaden/Woz lot located one block from the McEnery Convention Center.

The health and safety of all GTC attendees is very important to us. We are closely monitoring health trends and staying aligned with the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and federal, state, and local governments.

Yes, there will be a Mother's Room available onsite. Refrigerator storage is not provided, but ice packs are available. Please bring your own cooler.

Virtual Experience

GTC content will also be available for virtual attendees. Click here to register for a free digital pass to attend GTC virtually.

Once you’ve completed registration for GTC, click here to log in to your attendee portal & purchase the digital DLI workshop of your choice.

Unfortunately, DLI full-day workshops are live, instructor-led programs and won’t be recorded.

If you’re attending GTC 2024 virtually, registration isn’t required to watch Jensen Huang’s keynote.

All you need is an internet connection and a connected device (laptop, tablet, mobile phone). However, we recommend that you update your web browsers to the latest version before joining the event. Once you’ve registered for a particular session or training, we’ll notify you of any additional setup instructions. Still, all software used during the event will be free and seamless to use.

Speakers and Sponsors

Call for submissions has now closed. If you’d like to be notified when the call for submissions opens for GTC, please complete the NVIDIA GTC Speaker Interest Form.

Please email gtc-sales@nvidia.com for more information on sponsorships or exhibits.

If you have a question that wasn’t answered here or you have general feedback, please contact us at GTC_registration@nvidia.com.

Don’t miss the chance to be a part of what comes next. Join us live at the San Jose Convention Center on March 18-21, 2024.

EventSphere is the only official housing provider of GTC, and we don’t endorse booking hotel reservations through any source. Other third-party companies may contact you in an effort to get you to book through them and will often misrepresent themselves as the official housing provider. Should you book a room through any other company, we won’t be able to completely protect you from a non-refundable deposit or lack of reservation. Should you be contacted by someone other than EventSphere, please let us know by emailing GTC@eventsphere.com.