2018 Annual Meeting

The broad theme for this year’s conference is “Embracing the Tides of Change."  Several short courses will be offered this year as well as two mornings of technical sessions, group and guest activities, social events and the Monday evening Gala and Awards Banquet.  The complete conference agenda will be available in early March. Check back soon for more details. Online registration will be available shortly.

The conference hotel is the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort located on the natural Batiquitos Lagoon and minutes from the Pacific Ocean in Carlsbad.  There is nearby access to museums, shopping, restaurants, outdoor activities and wineries.


A discounted room rate of $275USD per night beginning Friday June 1st through Tuesday June 5th.  Please use the following website by May 11, 2018 to ensure receipt of the preferred guestroom rate: https://aws.passkey.com/go/spee2018

Reservations can also be made directly by calling the Park Hyatt Aviara’s reservation department at 1-888-459-4991.  Refer to the Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers conference to ensure you receive the preferred rate.


Saturday, June 2nd

  • Possible Half-day or Full-day Short Course
  • Committee Meetings
  • Social Activity - Birch Aquarium at Scripps
  • Informal Happy Hour

Sunday, June 3rd

  • Full-day Short Course
  • Social Activity - San Diego Safari Park and Caravan Tour
  • Welcome Reception

Monday, June 4th

  • Technical Sessions
  • Spouse Activity - Mission San Luis Rey Tour
  • Group Activity - Champagne Tasting and Tour in Temecula Valley
  • Gala Awards Dinner

Tuesday, June 5th

  • Technical Sessions
  • Spouse Activity - Botanical Gardens
  • Half-day Short Course