registration is now available for a meeting that could change
fourth annual Prospect and Property Expo -- known widely by the
popular acronym "APPEX" --
will be held Sept. 14-16 in Houston at the George R. Brown Convention
Center, offering geoscientists the chance to buy, sell and trade
their work in a professional marketplace.
applauded as a "can't miss" meeting for those with geologic ideas
and deals to sell, APPEX is adding new features this year to give
attendees even more opportunities for success.
features is a "Perspectives on the Upstream Business of Oil and
Gas" forum, sponsored by IHS Energy, around the theme "The Exploration
Dilemma: What is the Role for Exploration in the Energy Future?"
set from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14, will address
issues such as financial markets, technology, regulations, politics
and policies, and is organized into three sessions:
exploration opportunities, discovery trends and directions --
Experts and executives from various company sectors will discuss
industry directions, and will assess risks and rewards to stimulate
increased international exploration investments.
American exploration outlook -- Executive views of challenges,
opportunities and policy issues.
is the lead-up, of course, to the expo itself, which begins with
an Icebreaker at 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 14 and offers the opportunity
to find and/or sell ideas, prospects and property.
"power lunch" on Tuesday, Sept. 14, featuring a talk on international
exploration experiences and opportunities.
SIPES/HGS/AAPG short course, "Packaging and Selling Your Prospect:
Geoscience, Land and Financial Return -- A How-To Guide for Presenting
Prospects to Management and Investors," to be held from 1-5 p.m.
on Thursday, Sept. 16.
"mini-breaker" at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 15.
breakfast available on both Sept. 15-16.
of rooms are being held at the Holiday Inn and Hilton Americas,
available through Aug. 13.
and further updated information -- about both attending or securing
space on the exhibit floor -- can be found online at appex.aapg.org.