are starting our busy time of year for AAPG.
Our first big 2004 activity is the APPEX
London Prospect and Property Expo, scheduled for March 2-4.
This is the third International APPEX held in London, but it is
our first stand-alone event. The past two international APPEX events
were part of the Energy Institute's IP Week.
endorses IP Week, and we are continuing to co-convene a one-day
upstream seminar with the Energy Institute on Feb. 18 during that
APPEX London is designed to be one of the year's premier upstream
E&P events, in that it is much more than a prospect and property
expo. Full registration includes three days of world-class presentations
by numerous senior industry executives sharing their knowledge of
global oil and gas opportunities, in addition to exhibits and opportunities
displayed by oil companies and National Oil Companies from around
is endorsed by the Geological Society of London, the Energy Institute,
the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers, and the
UK Department of Trade and Industry. Competitively priced, this
event is a must-see for anyone doing business in the global arena.
Following APPEX London, the next international
event is GEO
2004 in Bahrain.
is the 6th Middle East Geosciences Conference and Exhibition, and
will be held in the Bahrain International Exhibition Center, March
7-10. AAPG is involved once again in offering the "AAPG Pavilion"
exhibit space during GEO, where attendees will find various entities
showcasing their latest and greatest products and services.
the Middle East's main exploration event, and involves significant
contributions from many members of our Middle East Region.
The big event for AAPG this spring, of course,
is the Annual Meeting
in Dallas, April 18-21. Our annual meeting is the premier exploration
business and geoscience event of the year, and always attracts a
high percentage of corporate decision makers. This is due to the
quality of the technical program and the fertile ground for new
ideas and developments in E&P.
we have planned an incredible technical program, plus an exciting
that will display many of the latest advances in technology. It
is a dynamic event and well worth the time and money. All of industry
and academia is invited, so make your reservations early.
review the technical
program and register online
Finally, do not forget this spring's AAPG
Section will hold its annual meeting March 7-9, in El Paso,
Texas, and the Pacific
Section will host its annual meeting May 8-12 in Bakersfield,
Calif. Both have good technical sessions and field trips planned.
and Regions are the grassroots of the Association, and we enthusiastically
support your participation in their activities.
an old German proverb that says "God gives the nuts, but he does
not crack them." I'm not exactly sure what that means, but I do
know that when opportunity knocks, you must get up to answer the
these opportunities whole heartedly for your consideration, enjoyment
and professional development.
forward to seeing you in London, Bahrain, El Paso, Dallas and Bakersfield!