program is in place and the final preparations are under way --
and all eyes are starting to turn toward this spring's major event
in "the Big D."
(with SEPM) Annual Meeting will be held April 18-21 at the Dallas
Convention Center, with the Dallas Geological Society serving as
hosts. The theme is "Embrace the Future -- Celebrate the Past,"
and the technical program includes more than 400 oral presentations,
450 half-day poster presentations, 13 short courses and 10 field
program is organized around nine themes:
Risk and Strategy.
and Applications in Technology.
Systems, Geochemistry and Basin Modeling.
will be the hundreds of cutting-edge displays that comprise the
exhibits hall, where the newest industry technology and information
will be available daily.
program includes a variety of outstanding speakers for the meeting's
many forums and luncheons, including All-Convention Luncheon speaker
Amy Myers Jaffe, renowned oil specialist and Wallace Wilson Fellow
for Energy Studies at the James A. Baker III Institute for Public
Policy, who will discuss OPEC's future role in the evolving oil
are included in the official convention announcement, which was
mailed in January; it also can be found online on the AAPG Web site.
date to remember is March 17, the preregistration deadline.
including hotel reservations, can be made online.