There's still time to sign-up
for this month's AAPG international conference, which promises to
be the season's premier global meeting.
"Ancient Oil -- New Energy" is the theme for the
meeting, AAPG's first international conference in Cairo, Egypt,
Oct. 27-30. Most sessions will be held in the Cairo International
Conference Centre. The meeting is jointly sponsored by AAPG, EPEX,
SEG, EGS and EAGE, with sessions by SPE.
The pre-registration deadline has been extended to
The technical program, which will cover the entire
circum-Mediterranean, North and West African and Middle East region,
includes 42 oral and 28 poster sessions, six short courses and 11
field trips, designed to take advantage not only of the geology
but also of the historical, archeological and cultural treasures
that can be found in Egypt and across the region.
The meeting also will feature a large exhibits area,
showcasing the latest in technical, educational and national displays
-- and it also will be the site of the Virtual Cafe, where complimentary
access to e-mail will be available to those attending the conference.
Also, the convention committee is still seeking volunteer
judges for the paper and poster sessions. A Judges' Breakfast will
be held on Monday, Oct. 28, prior to the first session.
To volunteer as a judge mark your registration form,
or contact Sandy Hensley in the AAPG convention department at telephone
-- 918-560-2641; fax -- 918-560-2684; or e-mail -- .
For registration forms and the latest, most complete
information on Cairo 2002.