News and announcements from the Bogota office of the AAPG Latin America & Caribbean Region, brought to you by Emily Smith Llinás and friends.

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AAPG LACR members jumped into the virtual space a series of virtual talks, conferences and meetings held throughout the region.

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LACR leadership responded to COVID-19 and falling energy prices by retooling current programs and launching new initiatives, including a Tuesday Talks weekly webinar series featuring region Visiting Geoscientists

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The Geology and Hydrocarbon Potential of the Circum-Gulf of Mexico Pre-Salt Section convened 101 participants came from 9 countries from 52 companies and organizations

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AAPG hosted its first Hedberg Research Conference in Mexico City and 31 universities throughout the region prepared for the annual Imperial Barrel Award Competition

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AAPG LACR members hit the ground running in January, conducting activities throughout the region and launching AAPG’s first Sustainable Development in Energy Projects Contest for students and young professionals

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AAPG Distinguished Lecture Program Latin America & Caribbean Region Tour 2019 reached more than 145 participants from 5 Universities of Colombia, Peru and Mexico.

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AAPG President Mike Party visited the region and accompanied AAPG students and professionals at the AMGP Conference in Villahermosa.

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AAPG’s first workshop in Suriname attracted 145 participants from 16 countries

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AAPG volunteers celebrated Earth Science Week in October, organizing educational activities in six countries throughout the region.

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Volunteers kept busy throughout the region and the Earth Science Week team in Brazil reached 170 students at three schools in Curitiba.

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Emily Smith Llinas
Emily Llinas Manager, AAPG Latin America & Caribbean Region +571.551.1182 (Colombia) +1.281.886.8525 (USA) +57.310.305.7937 (cell)
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Diana Ruiz Vasquez Latin America & Caribbean Region Events Coordinator, AAPG (301) 547-8724