Online registration is now open for the AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition, which will be held May 31-June 3 in Denver at the Colorado Convention Center.
And those who register by April 6 can save up to $210 on their registration fees.
Student fees and one-day pass payments also are available.
“Exploring the Summit of Petroleum Geosciences” is this year’s theme, and organizers have compiled a program that features more than 900 technical presentations, 18 short courses and 13 field trips to present a comprehensive experience.
Other highlights will include:
♦Hundreds of feet of core from major petroleum plays will be on display at the core poster sessions.
♦Author Simon Winchester celebrating the 200th anniversary of “The Map That Changed the World” will be featured at the All-Convention Luncheon.
♦Former U.S. Geological Survey senior scientist (and AAPG member) Tom Ahlbrandt will be presenting this year’s Halbouty Lecture, “From Petroleum Scarcity to Abundance: Opportunities and Implications for the U.S. and the World.”
♦Several special technical sessions will be held, including the next two installments of AAPG’s “Discovery Thinking” forum series – one on Global Discoveries, and one on North America Discoveries.
♦Three Division luncheons are planned, offering topics such as Alberta’s Oil Sands, the “Evolution of Unconventional Oil Plays” and “Can Unbiased Science Prevail?”
♦The opening session and awards ceremony, where the best of AAPG will be honored. Among the honorees will be veteran geologist Paul “Mitch” Harris, who will receive the AAPG Sidney Powers Award, AAPG’s highest honor, and Alfredo Guzman, winner of this year’s
Michel T. Halbouty Leadership Award.
♦An exhibit hall featuring more than 250 companies who will display the latest in technology, science and services.
To register or for more information, go to ace.aapg.org/2015.