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Canada Region YPs Continue Momentum  
By Meriem Grifi / April 2017

The Canada Region young professionals (YPs) had a great finish to 2016, including welcoming some new members to the organizing committee.

The ABCs of DPA for YPs  
The Young Professionals Special Interest Group / March 2017

Knowing how to speak the language of geoscience is one thing; fluency in petroleum geoscience as a profession is another. Fortunately, AAPG has a resource to improve professional proficiency and it’s an acronym every Member should know: DPA.

Turning it to (Theme) 11: Highlighting YP Activities at ACE 2017  
Young Professionals Special Interest Group
/ February 2017

Despite the fact that we’re still a couple months out from the 100th Anniversary AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE) in Houston, it’s never too early to start planning your meeting itinerary.

A Win-Win for Science and Students: YPs Hold First 'One-Day Tech Conference'  
By Matt Boyce / January 2017

One subject missing from the industry conversation is – not just discussing how to help those colleagues in transition or offering advice to students looking for jobs – but actually doing something about those challenges.

YP Leadership Summit: YPs Focus on Correcting the Value Gap  
By Jonathan Allen / December 2016

The 7th annual Young Professionals Leadership Summit was held this October in Houston as part of the AAPG Mid-Year Business Meeting.

Catching Up With the Eastern Section YPs  
By Merril Stypula / November 2016

The Eastern Section Young Professional network has held a variety of recent events for networking, learning and creating a solid basis for careers.

Pacific Section YPs Stay Connected in Bakersfield  
By Brandi Johnson, Becca Schemp / September 2016

The Pacific Section’s Young Professionals Special Interest Group is working to be more involved and active in the wake of the current industry environment.

YPs Stampede into Calgary: Highlights from YP Events at ACE 2016  
By Meredith Faber / August 2016

For the first time during ACE, AAPG Young Professionals held a YP-only field trip and attempted an ambitious four-event program.

 YPs Enjoy Conversation, Cleanups and Crawfish  
By Lauren Storm, Calvin Nix / July 2016

Conditions may presently be far from ideal in our industry, but they will get better. Downturns are always followed by recovery and growth. We take these times to learn, develop and improve, while at the same time, hanging on for dear life. Every now and then though, we need to stop, take a breath, forget our troubles and have a good time.

AAPG Involvement Equals Career Success  
By Low Wan Ching / June 2016

My participation in AAPG activities has always been a source of wonderful memories. To this day, I strongly believe that my active involvement in AAPG YP Chapter leadership was key to obtaining scholarships and advancing my geoscience studies.

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YP Survey: They’re On the Right Track

For the second consecutive year, AAPG’s Young Professionals (YP) Committee has conducted a survey to poll members on their perception of YP initiatives – and once again, it has allowed us to gauge our progress over the past year while providing a better understanding of our activities’ impact.

ICE in Istanbul Was a Big Hit With YPs

The historic 2014 AAPG International Conference and Exhibition marked the first time an AAPG international conference was held in Istanbul – but that wasn’t the only new dynamic at work.

YP Membership, Activities Are Booming
The Southwest Section (SWS) Young Professionals (YPs) have had a great start to 2014.

YPs Draw Texas-Sized Crowd at Houston ACE

The AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE) in Houston drew a huge turnout and participation this year, and a bit of that success rubbed off on the Young Professionals (YPs) whose signature activities, the YP Meet and Greet and the YP Networking Reception, attracted their largest crowds to date.

Eastern Section annual meeting

 YPs: Resolve to Get Involved

After sponsoring several successful networking events over the years, the Young Professionals (YP) Committee has a pretty good idea of what draws a crowd.

New YPs on the block

Change at the Top: Meet Some New YP Leads

The seasons are changing – and so is the Young Professionals Committee.

Inaugural short course

Career Tips Shared At PROWESS Workshop

A new short course addressing career development and leadership in the energy industry premiered at the AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition in Long Beach, Calif.

Deal-Making Comes With the Territory

ProTracks: Let’s make a deal: OK, you know your prospect has enormous potential. Do you have what it takes to be a closer?

YPs Plan Networking Opportunities in Long Beach

The AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE) is almost upon us, and that’s good news to young professionals who want to begin building a professional network that will serve us the rest of our careers.

Stemming the Loss of YPs
The 6th annual Young Professionals Leadership Summit (YPLS) was held in Houston with the AAPG Mid-Year Business Meetings in October. Nine attendees participated in the three-day event intended to give Young Professionals (YPs) a greater understanding of AAPG, the opportunity to discuss issues currently facing YPs within the Association, and the chance to network with the current leadership.

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