Distinguished Lecture Committee

The function of the Distinguished Lecture Committee is to select lecturers and instructors speaking on important and timely geoscientific topics that provide knowledge transfer between the Association, affiliated societies, and academia and serve the educational needs of its members by providing outstanding lectures. To reach these goals the Distinguished Lecture Committee identifies topics that support science-based business decisions; showcases the state-of-the-art technology and concepts utilized in the oil and gas industry to academia; works with the Regions in developing a regional program of distinguished lectures; encourages lecturers to develop their presentations into proposals for Special Publications or into manuscripts to be submitted to the Bulletin; works with the Education Committee in encouraging lecturers to develop their presentations into workshops; works with other professional societies, such as SPE, SPWLA, SEG, and EAGE, in sponsoring inter-society distinguished lecturers.

Matthew David Jackson Matthew David Jackson Chair 2014-2017 Imperial College
R. Craig Shipp R. Craig Shipp Chair 2014-2017 Shell International E&P Inc
Peter Mark Lloyd Peter Mark Lloyd Executive Committee Liaison 2015-2017 Asia Pacific Training Ltd.
James S. McGhay James S. McGhay Committee Manager 2015-2018 Mid-Con Energy
Vaughn Grant Thompson Vaughn Grant Thompson Committee Manager 2015-2018 California Resources Corporation
Susan Smith Nash Susan Smith Nash Staff Liaison 2008-2016 AAPG
Lorry Oldefest Lorry Oldefest Staff Liaison 2012-2016 AAPG
April Stuart April Stuart Staff Liaison 2013-2016 AAPG Foundation
Salem Mohammed Al-Baker MEMBER 2013-2016 ADCO
Janok P. Bhattacharya MEMBER 2007-2016 McMaster University
Harris Scott Cander MEMBER 2010-2016 BP America
Jose Miguel De Armas Pedraza MEMBER 2015-2018 Nexen Petroleum Colombia
Martin A. Perlmutter MEMBER 2010-2016 Chevron
Greg Schoenborn MEMBER 2007-2016 Chevron
Toni Simo MEMBER 2010-2016 ExxonMobil Corporation
Mark David Sonnenfeld MEMBER 2004-2016 Whiting Petroleum Corp.
Carl Kristian Steffensen MEMBER 2004-2016 BP America Inc

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