Upcoming Student Paper Contests

If a contest or a division is not held in your assigned region, you can request to present your paper in an assigned alternate region. Every region has only one alternate region. To make an alternate region paper request, or if the alternate region is not holding a contest, please contact spc@spe.org.

Find your chapter to see which region you can apply for or view our Student Paper Contest Region Map.
Regional Contests
SPC Region Date Contest Information

Africa

24-25 May 2020

Venue: University of Ghana, Legon Boundary, Accra, Ghana
Submission Deadline: 31 March 2020
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: Apply here now
Contact: Ola Davies

Asia Pacific
(Includes Northern Asia Pacific countries, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, and Australia)

29 October 2019

Venue: SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, Bali, Indonesia
Submission Deadline: 10 June 2019
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: CLOSED
Contact: apspc@spe.org

Canada

01 May 2020

Venue: University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
Submission Deadline: 15 December 2019
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: CLOSED
Contact: regprograms@spe.org

Eastern North America

7 March 2020

Venue: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Submission Deadline: 3 February 2020
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: CLOSED
Contact: regprograms@spe.org

Europe

2-5 March 2020

Venue: Annual Students Energy Congress, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Submission Deadline: 15 January 2020
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: CLOSED
Contact: Ola Davies

Gulf Coast North America

28 March 2020

Venue: Texas A&M, College Station, Texas, USA
Submission Deadline: 20 February 2020
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: CLOSED
Contact: regprograms@spe.org

Latin America and Caribbean 
(All South America and Caribbean Regions)

21 March 2020

Venue: Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia
Submission Deadline: 15 December 2019
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: CLOSED
Contact: regprograms@spe.org

Middle East

9 – 11 March 2020

Venue: The SPE Conference at Oman Petroleum & Energy Show   
Submission Deadline: 5 January 2020
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: CLOSED
Contact: rspcmena@spe.org

Mid-Continent North America

18 April 2020

Venue: University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Submission Deadline: 9 March 2020
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: Apply here now
Contact: regprograms@spe.org

Rocky Mountain North America

18 April 2020

Venue: Colorado School of Mines in Denver
Submission Deadline: 16 March 2020
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: Apply here now
Contact: regprograms@spe.org

Russia and Caspian

22 - 23 October 2019

Venue: Holiday Inn Sokolniki, Moscow, Russia
Submission Deadline: 30 June 2019
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: CLOSED
Contact: spemos@spe.org

South Asia
(Includes India, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh)

10 - 11 April 2020

Venue: MIT World Peace University, Pune, India
Submission Deadline: 31 January 2020
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: CLOSED
Contact: rspc.sa@spe.org

Southwestern North America

18 April 2020

Venue: The University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA
Submission Deadline: 18 March 2020
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: Apply here now
Contact: regprograms@spe.org

Western North America

27 April 2020

Venue: Western Regional Meeting, Bakersfield CA
Submission Deadline: 27 March 2020
Abstract: Max 425 words
Applications: Apply here now
Contact: regprograms@spe.org