5–7 October 2020

Denver, Colorado, USA | Colorado Convention Center

Students and YPs

Students and YPs

ATCE Events for Students and YPs

Students at ATCE 2018ATCE offers several events specifically for students and Young Professionals (YPs). Over the three-day conference, take advantage of learning opportunities and networking events designed to help students launch their E&P career and YPs advance their professional goals.

View the descriptions below and make note of the events to help maximize your time at ATCE 2019.


Student Chapter Officer Meeting
Sunday, 29 September | 0800–1300

This half-day meeting brings together student chapter officers from around the world to discuss best practices, challenges, and make lasting connections.

Student Meet and Greet
Sunday, 29 September | 1200–1500

Before ATCE, this event will allow you the opportunity to network with students across the world. After the networking lunch, we will have activities to build relationships and learn some valuable networking skills.

PetroBowl® Championship
Monday, 30 September | 0800–1800

ATCE’s most competitive event, the PetroBowl Championship, pitches SPE Student Chapter teams against each other in a series of quick-fire rounds, answering technical and nontechnical industry-related questions.

International Student Paper Contests: Undergraduate, Masters, and PhD Divisions
Tuesday, 1 October | 0800–1800

Watch the winning presentations from the regional Student Paper Contests while they compete for the international prize. Contests take place across three rooms for Undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. divisions.

Student Awards Luncheon
Tuesday, 1 October | 1200–1330 (Separate Ticketed Event)

A luncheon for students in which SPE will recognize the Presidential Awards for Outstanding Student Chapters, Petrobowl® Winner, and International Student Paper Contest participants.

Young Professionals

Communications Skills Workshop
Tuesday, 1 October | 0900–1200

This workshop uses a mix of presentations and activities to help you develop your communication skills and raise your understanding of why it is such a vital and sought after attribute in the workplace.

Career Pathways Fair
Tuesday, 1 October | 1500–1600

This event will provide an opportunity for students and Young Professionals (YPs) to speak with those experienced in different careers paths in oil and gas. Connect with specialists one-on-one to find out important ways to prepare and improve your chances of getting your dream job.

Young Member Reception and SPC Award Ceremony
Tuesday, 1 October | 1600–1800

Our Young Members Reception is your chance to catch up and network with SPE members all over the world. At this reception we will also be announcing the winners of the Student Paper Contest which takes place earlier the same day.


dialogue balloon

Network with


E&P Professionals

stand presentation

Learn from


Technical Presentations

voice recording



Conference Sessions


Meet with




Thank You to Our 2020 Sponsors