Online Registration Open for New Orleans ACE
Online registration is open for this year’s AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition – and the sooner you register, the more money you may save on registration fees.
This year’s ACE will be held April 11-14 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans – AAPG’s first annual meeting there in
The theme is “Unmasking the Potential of Exploration and Production,” and a technical program offering more than 400 oral and nearly 600 poster presentations has been prepared to provide the latest in geoscience expertise and insight.
Also offered will be a variety of forums, special sessions and luncheon speakers who will give up-to-the-minute talks on issues that impact the entire industry and profession.
Complementing the technical program will be a large exhibit hall, featuring more than 200 exhibits from industry leaders, independent operators, education providers and more.
Some of the highlights include:
- The opening session and awards ceremony, featuring an address by AAPG President John Lorenz and the honoring of this year’s awardees, led by Sidney Powers Memorial honoree L. Frank Brown Jr. and the Michel T. Halbouty Outstanding Leadership awardee Patrick J.F. Gratton.
- This year’s Discovery Thinking forum, the third presentation of the AAPG 100th Anniversary Committee’s program recognizing “100 Who Made a Difference.”
- The All-Convention Luncheon, featuring a talk by industry expert Robert “Bobby” Ryan, vice president of global exploration for Chevron Global Upstream and Gas. The topic is “Beyond Zone Six: The Imperative of Unconventional Thinking.”
- The Michel T. Halbouty Lecture, featuring Aubrey K. McClendon, chairman, chief executive officer and director of Chesapeake Energy Corp. His topic will be “Shale Gas and America’s Energy Future.”
- Fourteen short courses and 10 field trips that will visit locations as varied as the fluvial-deltaic submarine fan systems of Arkansas, coastal Louisiana and the Bahamas.
- A special ticketed social gathering at the National World War II Museum – “An Evening With ‘America’s Greatest Generation’” – will be offered Tuesday, April 13.
The entire technical program was mailed to members in December, and is available online.
Also available online is registration, and doing this on or before Feb. 16 can result in up to $200 in savings.
For more information go online to www.aapg.org/neworleans.