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ATCE is more than a conference, it’s an experience!

Immerse yourself in not just the leading technical program, but a host of special events taking place during ATCE 2023.

Alumni Receptions

Join an Alumni Reception during ATCE. 

All Receptions will take place on Monday, 16 October from 1800 - 1930 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, unless otherwise noted.


Annual Awards Banquet 

Celebrate your peers who have made significant technical and professional contributions to the industry as well as those who have displayed exceptional service and leadership to the society at the ATCE Annual Awards Banquet. View the list of the award recipients.

Sponsored by Aramco


Energy4me Workshops

The SPE Energy4me energy education program is offering hands-on STEM workshops for teachers and students.

These workshops highlight how energy works in our everyday lives and promote information about career opportunities in petroleum engineering and the energy industry.


Future Talent Zone

This is a dedicated space aimed at inspiring and empowering the next generation of energy professionals. 

The Future Talent Zone offers a unique hub of activities for students and Young Professionals to gain knowledge and make connections to thrive in the E&P industry. 


Gaia at ATCE

Discover the future of sustainable development in the oil and gas industry at an exclusive ATCE session, powered by GAIA, where thought leaders converge to chart a path towards a more environmentally conscious and socially responsible energy sector.


Keynote Luncheon: Towards a Clean and Lean Future of Energy

Date: Monday, 16 October, 1215 – 1345

Amidst the technological leaps in solar PV, electric transport, and other green tech, the energy future appears to be green and clean. Despite concerns about rising material demands, a holistic analysis suggests that an electrified society will substantially curtail global material flows. CEO of Rystad Energy, Jarand Rystad, will share his experience and insights for this development.



President’s Luncheon

Date: Wednesday, 18 October, 1200 - 1345

This highly anticipated tradition features both past and present presidents, including the visionary leadership of Kamal Ben-Naceur and the exciting upcoming initiatives presented by our 2023 President, Med Kamal. Be a part of this momentous occasion as we recognize notable volunteers, award-winning SPE sections, and celebrate the achievements of our outstanding SPE Certified Members. 


Tickets MUST be purchased in ADVANCE.

Offsite Tour

Date: Thursday, 19 October

Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) is an independent, non-profit research company headquartered in San Antonio, TX.  SwRI has world-renowned test facilities and expertise that has been used by the oil and gas industry for over 75 years. SwRI is offering ATCE attendees a tour of its facilities on October 19. If you are interested in the tour please register below.


Opening General Session

Date: Monday, 16 October, 1000 – 1200

Attend this year’s thought-provoking Opening General Session that delves into the pressing issues surrounding the energy trilemma and the future of oil and gas. Discover how industry leaders perceive the role of oil and gas in providing safe, reliable, and affordable energy for all. 


Technical Section Dinners & Reception

These intimate events offer valuable collaboration opportunities, allowing you to learn from esteemed colleagues, share insights, and explore cutting-edge technologies in specialized fields. Don't miss this chance to connect with industry leaders, gain knowledge, and build lasting relationships. Reserve your spot today. 


StartUp Village

The Startup Village Energy Startup Competition and the Competition Awards Ceremony will occur in person this year on Tuesday, 17 October, in the Cantilever Room (Room 220).  Join us in the morning for the Competition and at 4PM for the social hour and Competition Awards Ceremony.


Welcome Reception

Date: Sunday, 15 October

Time: 1800 - 1900

Join us for a special welcome celebration to meet with industry colleagues, grab a drink, try some hor d'oeuvres and make a toast to the next few days of learning and connecting! Everyone is welcome!

Exhibitor Product Demonstrations

Experience live demonstrations of featured and new products, equipment, and materials. Get an up-close look at the products and services they offer in a small group setting.