program for the AAPG international meeting in Cancun is large, diverse
and challenging -- and the area's recreational appeal rates high,
courtesy of Cancun Conventions and Visitors Bureau
technical program is in place and the time to register has arrived
for an international event that has huge benefits for all.
AAPG International Conference and Exhibition, sponsored jointly
with the Mexican Association of Petroleum Geologists, will be held
Oct. 24-27 in Cancun, Mexico.
for all activities is the Cancun Convention Center, featuring a
nearly 30,000-square-foot ballroom that will house the large exhibits
theme is "Petroleum Industry in the 21st Century: Technology, Business
and Frontiers," which will be explored through field trips, short
courses, special talks and a technical program that features more
than 340 presentations.
program -- details of which are now available in print and online
-- is divided into six themes:
Water Exploration, Development and Production -- Six sessions
dealing with the latest developments from the areas of Gulf of
Mexico, Angola, Brazil and other regions.
and Seismic Interpretation -- Six sessions devoted to imaging,
interpreting, modeling and understanding subsurface geology from
Basins and Beyond -- Three sessions focusing on the host
country's basins, prepared by AMGP, the host society, plus looks
at the remaining potential of the Americas.
and Strategy -- Six special sessions, which include "management
forums" featuring industry leaders; independents' perspectives;
a student session; and reviews of risk and portfolio management.
Conventional Petroleum -- Three special sessions on impact
structures, environmental and gas monetization topics.
and Production Concepts and Technologies -- Nine sessions,
including two provided by the SPE, on production and remote control,
drilling practices, IT, carbonates, fractures, heavy oil and mature
basins and fields.
luncheons also are planned for the meeting:
Monday, Oct. 25, Luis Ramírez Corzo y Hernández, general
director of Pemex, will discuss Pemex's role in the 21st century
Tuesday, Oct. 26, Pilar Luna Erreguerena, head of underwater
archaeology at the National Institute of Anthropology and History
of Mexico, will discuss "Underwater Archaeology: A New Vision
of the Past."
deadline is Sept. 23. Registration
and updated meeting information
are available online at www.aapg.org.