SPE North America Student Symposium 9 - 11 Feb 2020 University of Southern California Los Angeles, California, USA


Data Sciences Transforming the Energy Industry


The SPE North America Student Symposium is a massive conference put together by SPE International Students across North America.

This year, the SPE North America Student Symposium will be held in conjunction with the North America Petrobowl Regional Qualifier.




The SPE North America Student Symposium is an annual student conference organized by SPE International students across North America. The Symposium presents an opportunity for students to enhance their knowledge of the oil and gas industry through the insights and experiences of industry leaders and advocates. It also provides attendants with a myriad of networking opportunities, as students, faculty, and industry experts from around North America will be participating.

The theme for this year's symposium is "Data Sciences Transforming the Energy Industry."


2020 Committee Directors


Amber Watson
Louisiana State University

Jerjes Porlles
University of Utah

Billy McVey
Texas Tech University

Dylan Chennault
University of Southern California


This event consists of 3 days of programming


Day 1 

North America Regional Petrobowl Qualifier Event


Day 2

Technical sessions that primarily focus on the theme “Data Sciences Transforming the Energy Industry”

Day 3

Field Trips and an exhibition where students can go mix and network with professionals and companies of interest