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.

Janok P. Bhattacharya Janok P. Bhattacharya Co-Chair 2017-2020 McMaster University
Kitty Lou Milliken, PhD Kitty Lou Milliken, PhD Co-Chair 2017-2020
Harris Scott Cander Committee Member 2016-2019 BP America
Jose Miguel De Armas Pedraza Committee Member 2015-2018 Atlantica Energy International
Christopher Frank Elders Committee Member 2016-2019 Curtin University
Katherine Anne Giles Committee Member 2015-2018 University of Texas at El Paso
Thomas Edward Hearon, IV Committee Member 2015-2018 ConocoPhillips
Christopher Aiden-Lee Jackson Committee Member 2015-2018 Imperial College
Matthew David Jackson Committee Member 2017-2020 Imperial College
Jeroen Antonius Kenter Committee Member 2016-2019 Independent Consultant Carbonate Reservoir Characterization
Stephen Ernest Laubach Committee Member 2015-2018 The University of Texas at Austin
Timothy Frost Lawton Committee Member 2016-2019 Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico
Ole J. Martinsen Committee Member 2015-2018 Statoil ASA
Martin A. Perlmutter Committee Member 2016-2019 Chevron
Greg Schoenborn Committee Member 2016-2019 Chevron
R. Craig Shipp Committee Member 2017-2020 Shell International E&P Inc
Toni Simo Committee Member 2016-2019 ExxonMobil Corporation
Mark David Sonnenfeld Committee Member 2016-2019 Whiting Petroleum Corp.
Carl Kristian Steffensen Committee Member 2016-2019 Statoil
Kevin G. Taylor Committee Member 2015-2018 University of Manchester
Lisa M. Towery Committee Member 2015-2018 BP
David Richard Cook Executive Committee Liaison 2017-2019 Retired, ExxonMobil
Katie McElhaney Staff Liaison 2017-2099 AAPG
Susie Nolen Staff Liaison 2017-2099 AAPG Administration and Programs
Steven Loring Veal Committee Manager 2017-2018

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