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The flagship event of the Society of Petroleum Engineers—the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE)—takes place at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas, USA. This premier event in oil and gas exploration and production covers the upstream aspects of conventional and unconventional resources from across the globe. Read More>>

Directions and Parking Information

Get directions to the George R. Brown Convention Center and maps of nearby parking

Virtual Sessions Package: USD 59

If you can't be at ATCE in person, you can still enjoy a variety of virtual sessions. This is a cost-effective opportunity to participate and access a wealth of knowledge for a small investment.

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Free Live Stream

You can also watch a free live stream of the Opening General Session on Monday, 28 September, from 1030-1200, and stream the President's Luncheon on Wednesday, 30 September, from 1245-1345. Check back here five minutes before the event's scheduled start times to view the stream.

ATCE Unplugged

Meet the SPE Presidents and ATCE General Chairperson “off the record — with the microphones off.” Take advantage of this complimentary opportunity for personal face-to-face access with SPE leaders.  

Monday, 28 September 2015
Helge Hove Haldorsen, 2015 SPE President

Tuesday, 29 September 2015
Gustavo Hernández-García, ATCE 2015 General Chairperson

Wednesday, 30 September 2015
Janeen Judah, 2017 SPE President

Sessions will take place on the 3rd level of the George R. Brown Convention Center and are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Open Access Day—Wednesday, 30 September

Open Access Day gives you FREE entry to the following:

Technical Sessions: 0830–1155 and 1400–1630
Special Session: Learn To Start Your Own Business and Grow Your Networking Skills | 0830–1155
Exhibition: 0900–1400
Register for FREE online or in person starting at 1400 on Tuesday, 29 September.

Use code ATCE4ME when you register. Plan to pick up your badge on-site.

If you have already registered for ATCE 2015, refunds will not be granted to allow for complimentary attendance to Open Access Day.  No exceptions.

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