About ATCE 2016

We are delighted to invite all of our esteemed members, supporters, and new prospects to join us in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE). ATCE 2016 will be held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, a world-class convention venue located in the heart of this modern vibrant city. The event will embrace the conference's heritage of excellence, drawing on the expertise of leading international oil and gas professionals.


The technical programme will feature the highest calibre peer-selected papers in the industry and sessions covering current applications and emerging technologies within all phases of E&P. The conference will provide an unparalleled opportunity for learning and collaboration at workshops, forums, and training courses, while the concurrent exhibition will showcase the latest technologies from around the world.

Whether your goal is to cultivate relationships or spotlight your brand on the industry's grandest stage, stake your presence where the industry's present and future torchbearers will come together—at ATCE 2016.

ATCE—Your Destination for All Things E&P

Since the first edition 92 years ago, the Society of Petroleum Engineers' Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) has attracted more than a half million of the E&P industry's greatest minds from around the globe. Reflecting our global industry, ATCE is becoming an increasingly important international event. Florence hosted ATCE in 2008, Amsterdam hosted the conference in 2014, and in 2016, SPE is proud to announce that ATCE will be held in the Middle East for the first time, in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Training courses held before and after ATCE draw attendees seeking to boost their expertise. The conference features special events designed for students and young professionals, trendsetters, and leaders in the making.

SPE's strong affiliation with leading companies in the oil and gas business is reflected in the industry categories represented by SPE members, many of whom attend ATCE.

ATCE 2016 Venue

With a vision to make Dubai the world's leading destination for all major exhibitions, conferences and events, the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) has evolved into a multidimensional business catalyst, focusing on venues, exhibitions, and event organising.

The Dubai World Trade Centre is a single complex comprising more than a dozen halls, a wide range of spacious meeting rooms, hotels, offce towers, and other amenities. Each multipurpose venue is integrated into the site to provide maximum flexibility and convenience.

DWTC welcomes more than 2.2 million visitors and tens of thousands of exhibitors annually from around the globe to more than 100 of the most acclaimed sector-specific trade fairs, blockbuster consumer events, and prestigious international conferences. DWTC hosts events representing a wide range of industries including health, IT, travel and tourism, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, aerospace, consumer electronics, and many others.


SPE has partnered with Emirates Airline to provide discounted travel to Dubai. TripAxis, our official Travel Partner, has preferential rates at 23 hotels in Dubai for ATCE delegates.

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