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23 Reasons to Join AAPG and EMD

Knowledge is the key to maintaining your career in the 21st Century. AAPG and EMD are where you acquire it -- be it scientific, technologic, economic, regulatory or business knowledge. 

We’re practical! We’re applied! We’re innovative! We’re explorers, researchers... We put it all together! 

23 Reasons to Join AAPG and EMD: 
  1. EMD Home Page
    ... to lean what the current EMD President and Past Presidents are saying of the state of the EMD. 
  2. EMD Members’ Only webpage
    ... containing technical information on eleven (11) Commodities. 
  3. Educational offerings
    ... to attend (or sponsor) courses on recent developments in the profession at minimal cost. 
  4. Interaction with professionals in all geoscience fields 
    ... to better understand the relationship of your work to the geoscience 
  5. Contact with the world's professionals
    ... to gain knowledge of scientific and technological developments in other countries
  6. Access to an international audience
    ... to insure that your ideas receive wide consideration 
  7. Networking opportunities
    ... to maximize your potential and help you get things done 
  8. Career assistance
    ... to transition to a new field or enhance your abilities in your present field 
  9. Creative outlet
    ... to design programs, e.g. workshops, meeting sessions, and field trips, to satisfy your needs 
  10. Prestige
    ... to know you are active in an organization which leads the profession 
  11. Continuity and excellence in service performance
    ... to experience consistent quality in all services designed to meet your professional needs 
  12. Regional, national, and international meetings
    ... to keep you current with scientific and economic trends 
  13. International symposia
    ... to enjoy hearing state-of-the-art presentations on particular subjects 
  14. EMD co-sponsored journal
    ... Natural Resources Research 
  15. AAPG Bulletin
    ... to stay abreast of (or publishc) scientific research 
    ... to read (or communicate) the latest news on all geoscience fields, professional trends, and society activities 
  17. Books and CD-ROMs
    ... to expand your library with a wide variety of inexpensive, high-quality publications 
  18. Distinguished Lecturer and Visiting Geoscientist programs
    ... to hear (or become) a recognized professional leader in a specialty area 
  19. Professional standards
    ... to associate with your peers in the development of standards of ethical practice 
  20. Professional certifications
    ... to acquire coal geology’s prestigious credential, the Certified Coal Geologist, (or to establish peer certification in other fields). 
  21. Personal services and business activity support
    ... to enroll in insurance and car rental programs and to sell your deal, service or product 
  22. Receptive society leadership
    ... to influence the directions and practices of your profession 
  23. House of Delegates
    ... to elect your representatives to the body which shapes society policies and programs

Headquarters Contacts

Diane Keim Administration Staff (918) 560-2623