Judges, Students Needed in Dallas
Wanted: Member volunteers to help judge papers and posters at
the AAPG Annual Meeting in Dallas, and student volunteers to help
in a variety of duties during the meeting.
Judges help by evaluating oral or poster sessions, which helps
determine the winners of various technical awards.
Judges also are invited to attend the free judges' continental
breakfast on Monday, April 19, for materials and final instructions.
Students who volunteer receive $25 for each day worked; a convention
bag and program book; a lunch voucher; and free registration.
Volunteering as a judge is easy -- simply mark your registration
Student volunteers should contact J. Sirman Hollabaugh, (214)
691-2397; or e-mail at
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you know is attending this meeting.
After the middle of March use the online Meeting
Scheduler to organize your time at the annual meeting.
to attend the AAPG
Annual Meeting in Dallas? If so, an important deadline looms
preregistration deadline is March 17.
meeting that promises something of interest and importance for all
(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,
470 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.
in the technical program this year are eight
forums, covering a variety of subjects that include technical,
historical, educational, exploration, business, governmental and
scientific aspects of the profession and industry.
will be the hundreds of cutting-edge displays in the large exhibits
hall, where the newest industry technology and information --
as well as the International
Pavilion -- will be available daily.
program includes a variety of outstanding speakers for the meeting's
events, 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 industry.
including details on the many field
trips and short
courses, are included in the official convention announcement
and also can be found on the AAPG
reservations, can be made online.