Data Analytics: Data Science Convention


SPE-Gulf Coast Section

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 Data Science Convention 


Theme: Transforming the Upstream O&G Industry with Advanced Data Science Solutions  


When: Thursday, 19th April 2018, 07:00 AM- 06:00 PM


Where: Norris Conference Center, 816 Town and Country Blvd #210, Houston, TX 77024




The Gulf Coast chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers will host an one-day Data Science Convention at the Norris Conference Center, Houston, TX, on Thursday April 19th.  This year’s theme is “Transforming the Upstream O&G Industry with Advanced Data Science Solutions”.  We are excited to have two extraordinary keynote speakers: Michael Rowley, BP CIO and Director of Technology & Innovation; and Gregory P. (Greg) Leveille, CTO for ConocoPhillips. 


The convention is intended for Upstream Oil & Gas professionals, academia scholars and students with interests in emerging data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence applications. The agenda will include presentations from leading professionals, major operators, suppliers, technology start-ups and academia to showcase applications and advancements of big data analytics in the Oil & Gas industry.


We will also be hosting startup and technology companies* who will exhibit their State of the Art and emerging products. With up to 400 attendees, there will be ample networking opportunities with lunch and coffee breaks (covered in your registration fees).


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  • Leveraging Emerging Technologies

  • Unlocking New Hydrocarbon Resources

  • Driving Oilfield Efficiency and Productivity

  • Building Data Science Practices in Organizations







Know more about the speakers here 


Read more about detailed agenda's of each speakers here  



REGISTRATION CLOSES ON 16th APRIL 2018 (04/16/2018)



"Early bird discount for members and non members ends on 1st March 2018 extended till 11th March 2018"***

MIT and Student Early bird registration is sold out




























Sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are available (click to download) 






*Organizations interested in space for industry exhibits/booths or sponsorship, please contact:

Suri Bhat @ 


**For any queries regarding the convention, please contact the below:

Supriya gupta @ 

Jeremy Vila @ 

Tom Howes @  


***For any queries regarding registration, please contact:

Sunit Mathur @ 



Thu, Apr. 19, 2018
7 a.m. - 6 p.m. US/Central

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Red Oak Ballroom, Norris Conference Center
801 Town & Country Blvd #210
Houston, TX 77024
United States


Free parking is available on 3rd level of the parking garage of Norris Conference Center. Follow signs from there to Norris Entrance.

Valet parking is also available via the Hotel Sorella parking attendants. 

(See attached map)

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