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25 March, 2020 Barranquilla Atlántico Colombia

Exploration & Development in Southern Caribbean Frontier Basins

24-25 March 2020
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Barranquilla, Colombia
Sponsored By:

The AAPG Latin America & Caribbean Region and the Colombian Association of Petroleum Geologists and Geophysicists (ACGGP) invite you join us for GTW Colombia 2020, a specialized workshop bringing leading scientists and industry practitioners to share best practices, exchange ideas and explore opportunities for future collaboration.

The 2-day workshop brings together technical experts and industry leaders from Colombia and throughout the Americas to take a multidisciplinary look at future opportunities for exploration and development of Southern Caribbean Frontier Basins.

The first AAPG workshop held in Barranquilla, GTW Colombia 2020 offers participants the opportunity to experience Colombian coastal culture in a city positioning itself to be the Caribbean’s premier offshore destination.

On March 26, the day following GTW Colombia, Barranquilla will host the highly anticipated World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifier match between Colombia and Venezuela. If you are a fan of football or of Latin American culture, make plans to stay for the game.

While this is an exciting time to visit Barranquilla, flights and hotels will sell out fast. Be sure to book early to ensure your participation in the event.


Exploration & Development in Southern Caribbean Frontier Basins - Presentation Proposal Form Ends on 31 January, 2020

You are invited to submit a presentation proposal. Please complete and return the presentation proposal form to by 31 January 2020.

Presentation Proposal Form

The 2-day workshop brings together technical experts and industry leaders from Colombia and throughout the Americas to take a multidisciplinary look at future opportunities for exploration and development of Southern Caribbean Frontier Basins.

The program features a series of expert presentations followed by roundtable discussions relating to the following themes:

  • Tectonic Setting and Petroleum Systems
  • Recent Discoveries and New Plays
  • Enhanced Imaging and AVO/DHI
  • Risk Reduction and Drilling Optimization

In addition to the technical program, attendees can enjoy two special luncheon sessions highlighting national and local government strategies to develop Colombia’s energy sector.

The workshop also includes poster session, Tools & Technology to Optimize Exploration and Production- Posters will be on display throughout the workshop, so presenters will have multiple activities to showcase their work and interact one-on-one with participants.

To submit a presentation proposal, complete and return the Presentation Proposal form by 31 January 2020.

The AAPG and ACGGP invite you support GTW Colombia 2020, a specialized workshop bringing leading scientists and industry practitioners to share best practices, exchange ideas and explore opportunities for future collaboration.

Sponsorship provides your company with high visibility among the industry, government, and academic specialists attending the event, as well as to a global audience on the Internet. All monies contributed will be used to offset conference expenses and to provide support to university students and speakers who need financial assistance to attend the workshop.

Download the Sponsorship Menu to find opportunities to support the workshop

Dann Carlton Hotel Barranquilla
Cl. 98 #52B-10
Barranquilla
Colombia
+57 5 3677777
Dann Carlton Hotel Barranquilla, Colombia Dann Carlton Hotel Barranquilla, Colombia 54605 Dann Carlton Hotel Barranquilla

GTW Colombia will be held at the Dann Carlton Hotel and Convention Center, located in the northern part of Barranquilla, across the street from the Buenavista shopping center and with easy access to a variety of restaurants and bars.

The hotel has a limited amount of rooms available for GTW Colombia participants. No rooms are available on the Hotel website or third-party websites.  To make a reservation, please contact sales executive Tatiana Fernández Vargas by telephone at +575.367.7777 Ext. 214 / +57.313.586.0812 or by email at and mention AAPG.

Because there is extremely high hotel occupancy during the workshop dates, special policies apply. Please see Reservation and Payment Policies below.

AAPG Group Rates (Prices listed in Colombian Pesos):

Rates for March 23

RATE

SINGLE ROOM

DOUBLE ROOM

STANDARD ROOM

$ 289.000

$ 289.000

VAT 19%

$ 54.910

$ 54.910

HOTEL INSURANCE

$ 11.900

$ 23.800

TOTAL

$ 355.810

$ 367.710


RATE

SINGLE ROOM

DOUBLE ROOM

SUITE

$ 389.000

$ 389.000

VAT 19%

$ 73.910

$ 73.910

HOTEL INSURANCE

$ 11.900

$ 23.800

TOTAL

$ 474.810

$ 486.710


RATE

SINGLE ROOM

DOUBLE ROOM

GRAND SUITE

$ 489.000

$ 489.000

VAT 19%

$ 92.910

$ 92.910

HOTEL INSURANCE

$ 11.900

$ 23.800

TOTAL

$ 593.810

$ 605.710

Rates for March 24-28

RATE

SINGLE ROOM

DOUBLE ROOM

STANDARD ROOM

$600,000

$600,000

VAT 19%

$114,000

$114,000

HOTEL INSURANCE

$11,900

$23,800

TOTAL

$725,900

$737,800


RATE

SINGLE ROOM

DOUBLE ROOM

SUITE

$700,000

$700,000

VAT 19%

$133,000

$133,000

HOTEL INSURANCE

$11,900

$23,800

TOTAL

$844,900

$856,800


RATE

SINGLE ROOM

DOUBLE ROOM

GRAND SUITE

$800,000

$800,000

VAT 19%

$152,000

$152,000

HOTEL INSURANCE

$11,900

$23,800

TOTAL

$963,900

$975,800

• The charge for additional person is $ 190,000 COP + VAT per night, with a maximum 3 people per room.

The hotel rates include:

  • Welcome cocktail drink
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Local calls
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free private parking based on availability
  • Check-in time: 3:00 pm
  • Check-out time: 1:00 pm.

Reservation and Payment Policies:

All reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card. Because there is very high occupancy in the hotel during the week of the event, rooms must be guaranteed with a 100% advance payment. A minimum stay of two nights is required to confirm the reservation.

Once guaranteed, no cancelations or modifications will be accepted. No shows will be charged the entire amount of the stay.

About Barranquilla

Barranquilla is a vivid, cosmopolitan and industrial city located in the northern Caribbean Coast region of Colombia. Barranquilla is the largest city and port in this region, and it is also Colombia's fourth most populous city (population approx. 2 million) after Bogotá, Medellín and Cali.

Located at the intersection of the Magdalena River and meets the Caribbean Sea, the city enjoys both river and sea cultures, as well as a warm weather all year long.

Barranquilla is known as the Golden Gate of Colombia because in the late nineteenth century it served as an entrance into the country for both passengers and goods.

The capital of the Atlántico department is distinguished for the Republican-era architecture in the neighborhood of El Prado, as well as its museums, beaches, and festivals. The Carnival of Barranquilla is the most important folkloric and cultural festival in Colombia and has been designated by UNESCO as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

$695 USD
$695 USD
Expires on
02 March, 2020
Early Bird Fee
$795 USD
$795 USD
Expires on
02 March, 2020
Registration Fee

Registration Fee – includes workshop materials, access to the opening ceremony and reception on April 1, two coffee breaks and lunch on April 2-3, and a participant list with contact information.

Early Bird Discount for registration on or before 2 March 2020

 

Elvira Pureza Gomez Hernandez Elvira Gomez Hernandez General Co-Chair President, AAPG Latin America & Caribbean Region,
CNOOC International
Victor O. Ramirez Victor Ramirez General Co-Chair President, ACGGP,
Ecopetrol
Victor H. Vega Victor Vega Session Chair Shell Americas
Ian Robert Gordon Ian Gordon Session Chair Noble Energy

ACGGP General Director
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