Sections Set Meeting Calendars

AAPG's six domestic Sections each hold annual meetings, offering technical programs, keynote speakers, award presentations and social-business activities that cater to regional interests.

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AAPG's six domestic Sections each hold annual meetings, offering technical programs, keynote speakers, award presentations and social-business activities that cater to regional interests.

Information on all meetings and contacts for all Sections can be found online via links from the AAPG Web site, www.aapg.org. Upcoming Section meetings for 2005-06 in chronological order, and their themes, are:

  • Mid-Continent Section — "Target the Hidden Potential," Sept. 10-13, Oklahoma City Renaissance Hotel and Cox Business Service Center. The host is the Oklahoma City Geological Survey. The general chair is Michael Root, TerraQuest Corp., (405) 235-3648 — Michael Rootwww.ocgs.org.
  • Eastern Section — "Mountains of Opportunity," Sept. 18-20, Morgantown, W. Va., Radisson Waterfront Hotel and Conference Center. Hosts are the Appalachian Geological Society and West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey. The general chair is K. Lee Avary, West Virginia Geological Survey, (304) 594-2331 — Lee Averywww.wvgs.wvnet.edu/www/esaapg05/.
  • Rocky Mountain Section — "Rocky Mountain Rendezvous: Rising to the Challenge," Sept. 24-26, Snow King Resort, Jackson, Wyo. The hosts are the Wyoming Geological Association, Nevada Petroleum Society and the Idaho Association of Professional Geologists. The general co-chairs are Jerry Walker PTTC, and Sandra Mark, Colorado School of Mines. Contacts for Walker are (775) 348-0650 — Jerry Walker. Contacts for Mark are (303) 273-3107 — Sandra Mark. The online contact for the WGA is www.wyogeo.org.
  • Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies — "Geological Gumbo — A Recipe for Success," Sept. 25-27, New Orleans Hyatt Regency. The host is the New Orleans Geological Society. The general chair is Jim Zotkiewicz, (504) 831-0603 — Jim Zotkiewiczhttp://gcags2005.homestead.com.
  • Southwest Section — The annual meeting will be held in early 2006 on a date to be announced, in San Angelo, Texas. The general chair is Bruce Schwartz, Swartz Oil Co., (325) 949-8400; Bruce Schwartzexyebuqzsftbxvrwzbbwazycqurvufd.
  • Pacific Section — May 7-11, 2006, Anchorage, Alaska, Hilton Alaska. The host is the Alaska Geological Society. The general chair is Greg Wilson, ConocoPhillips, (907) 263-4748 — Greg Wilsonhttp://psaapg.org.

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