Spring is almost here, and that means
it’s time to start planning to attend the 2001 AAPG annual meeting
in Denver, which will be held June 3-6 at the Colorado Convention
Center in downtown Denver.
The official meeting announcement has being mailed
to the membership, and is also available online.
This year’s meeting theme is “2001: An Energy Odyssey.”
The 82-page announcement features a greeting from
general chairman Steve Sonnenberg and provides all of the information
members need in planning their trip, including details about the
technical program, forums, education courses, field trips, speakers,
exhibition area, housing and leisure activities, as well as some
general information about visiting the Denver area.
Also slated for the Denver meeting are several special
attractions, including an Interactive E-Poster session and the Career
This year’s meeting will feature four special forums,
all at the convention center. They are:
- History of Petroleum Geology: Petroleum-Geology History in
Selected States, to be held from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, June 3.
- Public Lands Access, which is the first joint DPA, EMD and
DEG forum, to be held from 3-5 p.m. Monday, June 4.
- The Michel T. Halbouty Lecture: Through a Crystal Ball, a newly
established lecture series, this year sponsored by the Astrogeology
Committee and featuring a presentation by Carolyn Shoemaker, planetary
advisor at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Ariz.
- Applied Sustainability Forum: Integration of Metrics and Applications,
a DEG forum to be held at 8 a.m. Wednesday, June 6.
A large, varied technical program has been prepared
for the meeting, based on the following themes.
- Business, Opportunity and Vision.
- Petroleum Systems.
- Depositional Systems and Sequence Stratigraphy.
- Reservoir Geology and Characterization.
- Structure and Tectonics.
A reminder: April 26 is the preregistration deadline.
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