24-26 September 2018

Dallas, Texas, USA  

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center


Justification Toolkit

Make Your Case to Attend

Thank you for your interest in attending the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE).

We know that travel and training budgets are tight, and it can be difficult to get approval to attend events. Use the materials below to aid in your business justification and to save time and money!

Present a Letter to Your Supervisor

To help explain to your supervisor the benefits of attending ATCE, use this sample letter to include details about how your attendance can bring value back and boost efforts to accomplish company goals.

Calculate Projected Expenses

Before you are able to justify conference expenses, you'll need to calculate what they may be. Use this expense template to help estimate the cost of attending the conference.

Follow these Tips to Maximize Your Time and Money

  • Register by 20 August to receive the advance registration rate.
  • Book your accommodations within SPE’s room block. SPE has secured rooms within walking distance to the convention center or will have shuttle service available, on show days.
  • Extend your learning experience and register for one of the many training courses.
  • Make a checklist of the technical sessions you want to attend.

Thank You to Our Sponsors


About the Conference

ATCE is SPE’s annual meeting of members and features groundbreaking papers and special technical events designed to accelerate the application of innovations in every technical discipline.


As an ATCE exhibitor, you can extend your brand and presence in the industry.

Registration Now Open

Register to attend ATCE 2018. Sign up by 20 August to save with early-bird rates!

Network with

Network with

E&P Professionals

Learn from

Learn from

Technical Presentations



Conference Sessions

Meet with

Meet with