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As global professional technical groups, SPE technical section members benefit from a number of programs available to participate in. Provided are a few examples of these activities. Work with geographic section officers in proposing discussion topics and inviting subject matter experts to speak at a section meeting. Serve as mentors to share industry insights and career advice with young professionals or students. Serve as resource for SPE staff (identify speakers, program committee members).
The SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) kicks off Monday in San Antonio with some of the industry's biggest stars. Here is what you can expect at the Opening General Session and other events happening Monday. Senior executives address the industry's role in delivering a sustainable future. These leaders will discuss how to continue to leverage technologies and develop new ones to improve unit drilling and completion costs, increase recovery efficiencies, and lower operating costs and total risks. There are two technical section dinners tonight.
SPE’s 2014 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) will be held at the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands, during 27–29 October. The topic of the opening general session on Monday, 27 October, is “Affordable Energy.” Experts on the panel will discuss ways to keep energy costs down as operators are forced to spend more, now that so-called easy oil is scarcer. The discussion will also tackle the consequences of rapid growth in population and consumption, and their effects on the price of energy. Eight special sessions will be held during the conference.