Call for Papers

The deadline for the 2016 call for papers has now closed.

The theme for SPE Intelligent Energy 2016 is New Horizons: Intelligent Energy in a Changing World. The SPE-produced conference will be based on the opportunities below, as chosen by our Conference Committee.  



  • Accelerating into the Upturn

    • Big Data and Cloud Computing- Solutions In Action
    • Delivering Consistency 
    • Expanding Capability
    • Guaranteeing Safety
    • Increasing Reliability
    • Mining Data to improve operations 
    • Real-Time decision making 

    Innovation and Disruption

    • Automation under uncertainty 
    • Complex technology to simplify operations
    • Disruptive technologies
    • IE – Transforming the way we do business (models and technology) 
    • Intelligence in everything – the new norm
    • Making intelligent systems and making them work for you 
    • Making time for innovation – developing technologies now 
    • New technologies → new needs
    • Rapid Development
    • Robotics

    Joining it all Together

    • Drilling → Production 
    • Human Factors
        o Man machine teams
        o Training
        o People to power it
        o Behavioural Change
    • Planning → execution

    Securing the Future

    • Cyber security
    • Ethics of the man machine system 
    • Regulations for the brave new world
    • Trust in an automated world


    • Case studies 
    • Entrepreneurial Research
    • Learnings from other industries, Nuclear, Decommissioning, Safety 
    • Start-ups
  • Guidelines for Submission

    Read the guidelines for submission and who to contact.


    Committee Members

    Find out who is on the 2016 Programme Committee.


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