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Andean Basins: Advances in the Geological Understanding of Fold and Thrust Belts of the Andes

Thursday, 20 August Friday, 21 August 2020, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.  |  Virtual Research Symposium via Zoom (Bogota, Colombia time)

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AAPG’s Latin America and Caribbean Region invites you to participate in the 2020 Virtual Research Symposia, a conference series highlighting the geology of some of the region’s most prolific basins.

The Symposia are technical events targeted to researchers and professionals working both in industry and academia. Each 2-day event includes four technical sessions, keynote presentations with world renowned speakers and daily panel discussions featuring experts in the field.

With highly discounted registration fees – $US 50 for professionals and $25 for students –the symposia are accessible to individuals throughout the region, including those who are unable to obtain company support for training.


The Andean Basins Virtual Research Symposium includes a series of technical presentations and keynote talks focused on the following topics:

  • Structural Geology and Tectonics
  • Basin Analysis and Petroleum Systems
  • Stratigraphy, Sedimentology and Formation Evaluation
  • Geophysical Methods and Interpretations
Expires on
27 May, 3020
Professional Fee
Expires on
27 May, 3020
Presenter Fee
Expires on
27 May, 3020
Student Fee
Expires on
27 May, 3020
Symposium Recordings*
500 People

Note: All prices are in US Dollars

* Symposium Recordings: Access to presentations and panels for six months following the event

Registration Includes:
  • Access to technical presentations and panels
  • Certificate of participation
  • Abstract book
  • Participant list
  • Access to presentation recordings one week following symposium
Technical Requirements:
  • Personal computer or device with internet access
  • High-speed internet connection
Refund and Cancellation Policy
  • No refunds or cancellations will be issued one month prior to symposium
  • Participants who are unable to attend the symposium may designate a substitute to attend in their place
  • Cancellations and substitution requests should be sent to

AAPG invites you to show your support of geoscience as a Virtual Research Symposium Sponsor. Sponsorships allow organizers to provide strong technical, programmatic and logistical support while keeping registration prices low. They also enable AAPG to continue providing educational programs free of charge to students and young professionals throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Sponsors receive one complimentary event registration for every $US 500 paid in sponsorship.

Companies may sponsor individual events of interest or the entire Virtual Research Symposium series. Please see the symposium sponsorship brochure for pricing and sponsor benefits.

Research Symposium Sponsorship Opportunities

Freddy Corredor Freddy Corredor Committee Member Founder and Director, GeoStrAp SAS, Colombia
Federico Martin Seminario Federico Seminario Committee Member AAPG LACR President-Elect, Pluspetrol Peru Corporation sa, Peru
Daniel Pena Daniel Pena Committee Member Senior Geologist, Repsol Services, USA
Ana Maria Goncalves Ana Goncalves Committee Member Structural Geologist, YPFB Chaco SA, Bolivia
Andrea Lopez Vega Andrea Lopez Vega Committee Member Geologist, Total E&P Bolivie , Bolivia
Emily Smith Llinás AAPG Latin America & Caribbean Region Manager
Diana Ruiz Vásquez AAPG Latin America & Caribbean Region Events Coordinator

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