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Held under the patronage of HIS HIGHNESS SHEIKH HAMDAN BIN MOHAMMED BIN RASHID AL MAKTOUM, Crown Prince of Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE)
21–23 September 2021, Dubai World Trade Centre
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Host Organisation

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Media Registration

Media Registration

Media Registration

Members of the working press, who meet SPE’s criteria, receive complimentary registration to ATCE 2021. 

Please carefully read the criteria below before registering.

  • Complimentary media registration is available to the Opening Ceremony and the CEO Plenary Session, only to members of the working press who are writing articles or producing broadcast coverage about ATCE (examples include reporter, editor, publisher, photojournalist, freelance writer*).
  • Titles that will not be eligible include PR or marketing representative, account executive, corporate media relations staff, advertising sales, president, CEO, and other non-editorial roles.
  • Journalists must be employed by a news organisation that covers the oil and gas industry.
  • To ensure a secure conference, government-issued photo identification is required.

* Freelance writers must have a documented assignment from a specific news organisation to receive media registration. Freelancers are required to provide proof of at least two bylined articles written within the past year for an assigned news organisation that covers the oil and gas industry. SPE will contact you for this documentation.

To register as press, complete the online form below. Once SPE reviews and approves, you will receive an email confirming your registration.

Register as Press

On-site Media Lounge

Members of the working press are invited to use the Media Lounge, located in meeting room 'Sharjah A' on Level 1 of the Dubai World Trade Centre.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulations mandated by the Dubai Police Department, all individuals, groups, and agencies who will be using any of the recording mediums below:

  • Professional camera
  • Video camera and other video equipment 

for the purpose of interviews, general event photography, and video coverage must complete the Dubai Police Application Form for Video, Photo, Time Lapse and submit, along with a copy of their Emirates ID (for UAE residents) or passport (for international attendees) to before 6 September 2021.