The integrated event for unconventional resource teams

Sponsoring Organizations:

Society of Petroleum Engineers American Association of Petroleum Geologists Society of Exploration Geophysicists

Supporting Organizations:

Association for Iron and Steel Technology Association for Iron and Steel Technology American Rock Mechanics Association American Society of Mechanical Engineers American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society

Hours of Operation

Speaker Service Center

Location: Level 4, Room 11
Sunday 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Monday 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Tuesday 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 7:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Business Center

Location: Level 1, Next to Exhibit Hall 3
Monday 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Fedex Office Print & Ship Center

For printing and copying only.

Location: 110 E. 2nd Street | +1 512 391-1816
Saturday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Monday 7:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Tuesday 7:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Wednesday 7:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

Lost and Found

Items found during the conference should be turned in to URTeC Show Management staff personnel located in Registration. If your information has not been turned in, you can leave contact information at Registration.

Luggage Check

Location: Level 1, across from Exhibit Hall entrance under escalators.
Wednesday — 6:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Items checked will be $1.50 per item (cash only).
No laptops or personal bags.

No-Electronic Capturing Policy

Capturing or photographing contents of Exhibits Displays, Oral Presentations or ePaper Presentations is strictly prohibited.

No Smoking Policy

Smoking is prohibited in the Austin Convention Center.

Social Media

Make sure to follow URTeC on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube to stay connected and to get the latest updates on what’s happening during the event.

Download the URTeC 2017 App

Available for both iOS and Android devices, the URTeC 2017 App allows you access to all the conference information and details in the palm of your hand. Download for free today!

Safety and Security

Security and Emergencies

Please report security issues or emergencies to any Security Officer located inside Registration and/or Exhibition entrance doors.


Badges must be worn at all times while attending the conference. For your safety, remove your name badge once you exit the convention center.


You are encouraged to review the safety and security information provided at your hotel.

Unattended Items

For your safety, please do not leave items unattended. Items left unattended may be stolen, confiscated and/or destroyed. To report lost or stolen items, please visit with URTeC Show Management personnel located in Registration.

Local Hospital Information

Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas
Address: 1500 Red River Street, Austin, Texas 78701
Phone: +1 512 324 2233