2–5 September 2025
P&J Live, Aberdeen, Scotland

Inspire Programme

For the next generation

The Inspire Programme was formed in 2015 as part of SPE Offshore Europe (OE), to bring together our forward thinking programmes that aim to inspire, educate and inform the next generation of E&P industry professionals.

Various events take place throughout OE, hosted by organisations who share our desire to promote STEM topics, environmental issues and career development.

Our events support School Pupils, University Students, Young Professionals and anyone who wants to support the future workforce. 

What's on

Each year, we have a variety of conference sessions and events across SPE Offshore Europe, designed to engage the next generation of professionals.

We'll release the agenda for 2021 closer to the event, so register your interest now to be the first to hear! 

Giving Back

As part of SPE Cares, we worked with the Marine Conservation Society for a Beach Clean event at the River Don in 2019.

For 2021 we will continue to give back, so keep in touch to find out how you can get involved

You have the opportunity to volunteer at our some of our events, and join the SPE League of Volunteers.

Working with Schools

We held two events for school pupils in 2019. For more information about 2021, get in touch about our School Programmes.

The Inspire Programme Committee

Meet the committee members who plan an important in shaping the Inspire Programme.

The programme is a collaborate effort from SPE Aberdeen Section members, SPE International Committees and other industry organisation representatives.

Inspire Committee

  • Colin Black, Carjon-NRG Limited
  • Souhila Chetouane, SMS Oilfield
  • Richard Cooper, Subsea 7
  • Steph Crawford, OPITO
  • Daniel More, Expro Group
  • Ritika Pawar, Intertek
  • Chris Stewart, Expro Group
  • Graham Skinner, Energy4Me School and Careers Guidance Committee
  • Diane Wood, SPE Aberdeen Section

Emerging Engineers Forum Committee

  • Chris Venske, Organic Oil Recovery
  • Krzysztof Machocki, Aramco Overseas
  • Chris Stewart, Expro Group
  • Joseph Sherratt, University of Aberdeen
  • Craig Usher, Centraflow
  • Adam Zalewski, BP
  • Louise Thomas, SPE Aberdeen Section
  • Diane Wood, SPE Aberdeen Section

The Young Diverse Workplace Committee

  • Zahraa Alkalby, Imperial College London
  • Karen Blank, The AXIS Network
  • Steph Crawford, OPITO
  • Stacey Earley, Transocean
  • Erica Kinmond, The AXIS Network
  • Elizabeth McAlpine, The AXIS Network
  • Nihal Mounir, Advantek International
  • Ritika Pawar,Intertek
  • Diane Wood, SPE Aberdeen Section

Sponsor Inspire

Sponsorship opportunities are available for our Inspire programmes. Get in touch with your sales representative to discover the opportunities available to you.

Register now for OE 2022

Keep an eye out in the coming months for the 2021 programme.