Long Beach Registration, Housing Set to Open
Preparations continue for the 2007 AAPG Annual Convention in Long Beach, Calif., with important steps due in December.
Registration and housing will open in mid-December.
The convention announcement – containing all of the meeting’s technical program, short courses, field trips and other details – will be mailed to the AAPG membership in the latter part of the month.
Exhibit space contracts are available, and space is assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis, at www.aapg.org/longbeach2007/exhibits/index.cfm.
The annual convention is set April 1-4 at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, located right on the Pacific Coast. The theme is “Understanding Earth Systems – Pursuing the Checkered Flag.”
Long Beach, located at the center of California oil production in the prolific Los Angeles Basin, boasts good weather, spectacular outcrops and nearby oil field analogs.
The technical themes are:
- Deepwater Reservoirs.
- Stratigraphy and Sedimentology.
- Structural Innovations and Applications.
- Global Exploration Portfolio.
- Reservoir Characterization and Modeling.
- Geoscience Tools.
- Unconventional Reservoirs and Resources.
- Hydrocarbon Systems and Basin Analysis.
- The New Oil Business.
- Astrogeology and the “Bigger” Picture.
- Geoscience and Public Policy.
- Student Sessions.
Updated information on the meeting and technical program – including instructions for registration and housing options – can be found on the AAPG Web site, at www.aapg.org/longbeach2007/.