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Schedule of Events

All events are held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center unless noted otherwise.
* Events are being held at the Marriott Convention Center Hotel
+ Events are being held at the Hilton Riverside Hotel

Saturday, 28 September

0700–0800

Training Course Registration +

0800–1700

SPE Petroleum Engineering Certification Exam

0800–1700

Training Courses +

Sunday, 29 September

0700–0800

Training Course Registration +

0700–1800

Leadership Workshop *

0800–1700

Training Courses +

0800–1700

Registration

1000–1130

Student Meet & Greet

1145–1400

Student General Session and Awards Luncheon

1300–1700

SPE Drilling Systems Automation Technical Section (DSATS)
Panel Discussion

1400–1800

Officer Leadership Workshop *

1600-1700

Research and Development Technical Section Meeting

1800–1930

Leadership and Board of Directors Reception (by invitation only)

1930-2200

Digital Energy Technical Section (DETS) Dinner +

1930–2200

Research and Development Technical Section Dinner *

Monday, 30 September

0700–0900

25-Year Club Breakfast

0700–1700

Registration

0800-0900

Welcome Breakfast Social

0800–1700

Student PetroBowl

0900–1000

Coffee Break on Exhibit Floor

0900–1300

International Student Paper Contest—Undergraduate and Master's

0900–1800

Exhibition

1000–1200

Opening General Session

1215–1345

Chairman's Luncheon

1300–1700

International Student Paper Contest—PhD

1400–1700

Technical Sessions and Knowledge Sharing ePosters

1400–1700

Special Session: Challenges and Innovative Solutions for the Brazilian Pre-Salt Fields

1515–1545

Coffee Break on Exhibit Floor

1700–1800

Reception on Exhibit Floor

1730–1900

College and University Alumni Receptions +

1900-2200

Projects, Facilities, and Production Dinner

1900-2200

Petroleum Data-Driven Analytics (PD2A) Technical Section Dinner +

Tuesday, 1 October

0730–1700

Registration

0830–1155

Technical Sessions and Knowledge Sharing ePosters

0830–1155

Special Session: So We Frac’d the Well, Now What?

0900–1300

Soft Skills Workshop I

0900–1730

Exhibition

1010–1040

Coffee Break on Exhibit Floor

1200–1630

Soft Skills Workshop II

1200–1400

Expo Luncheon on Exhibit Floor

1215–1345

Research and Development Technical Section Topical Luncheon

1215–1345

Wellbore Positioning Technical Section Topical Luncheon

1400–1700

Technical Sessions and Knowledge Sharing ePosters

1400–1700

Special Session: Knowledge Sharing on Separator Design

1515–1545

Coffee Break on Exhibit Floor

1630–1730

Happy Hour on Exhibit Floor

1830–2200

Annual Reception and Banquet at National WWII Museum

Wednesday, 2 October

0730–1400

Registration

0730–1500

Energy4me "Energize Your Classroom" Teacher Workshop

0830–1155

Technical Sessions and Knowledge Sharing ePosters

0830–1155

Special Session: Power Drilling, Completions, and Hydraulic Fracturing Operations with Natural Gas

0830–1330

Energy4me High School Student STEM Event

0900–1400

Exhibition

1010–1040

Coffee Break on Exhibit Floor

1200–1330

President's Luncheon and Annual Meeting of Members

1330–1400

Coffee and Dessert with Exhibitors

1400–1700

Technical Sessions and Knowledge Sharing ePosters

1000–1200

Talent Council Session

Thursday, 3 October

0700–0800

Training Course Registration +

0800–1700

Training Courses +