AAPG Annual Convention is shaping up to be one of the largest and
most exciting meetings in years -- and there's still time to realize
big savings through early registration.
will be held June 19-22 in Calgary, Canada, a location famous for
its Western hospitality and nearby geologic splendor. The hosts
are the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists.
of AAPG and its affiliated societies can register for the convention
by June 1 and save $70 off the registration rate.
department officials said the number of people who already have
pre-registered for the meeting is unusually large -- the highest
number in 12 years -- and that hotel rooms in the AAPG housing block
are going fast.
important date to remember is May 18, the deadline for all cancellations
and changes to existing reservations.)
fast are reservations in field trips and short courses -- several
already are sold-out.
theme is "Global Round-Up, Exploring Energy Systems," and the technical
program, in addition to being planned around 11 varied themes, features
five special forums and, on Monday, June 20, the Michel T. Halbouty
Halbouty Lecture will be given by Graham Doré of Nexen Petroleum
UK, on "The Buzzard Field, Outer Moray Firth, Central North Sea,"
one of the region's top discovery and development success stories.
meeting information can be found online at www.aapg.org. Online
registration is there, too -- use it to beat the June 1 deadline
and save money.