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Canada Region YPs Continue Momentum  
By Meriem Grifi / April 2017

The Canada Region young professionals (YPs) had a great finish to 2016, including welcoming some new members to the organizing committee.

The ABCs of DPA for YPs  
The Young Professionals Special Interest Group / March 2017

Knowing how to speak the language of geoscience is one thing; fluency in petroleum geoscience as a profession is another. Fortunately, AAPG has a resource to improve professional proficiency and it’s an acronym every Member should know: DPA.

Turning it to (Theme) 11: Highlighting YP Activities at ACE 2017  
Young Professionals Special Interest Group
/ February 2017

Despite the fact that we’re still a couple months out from the 100th Anniversary AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition (ACE) in Houston, it’s never too early to start planning your meeting itinerary.

A Win-Win for Science and Students: YPs Hold First 'One-Day Tech Conference'  
By Matt Boyce / January 2017

One subject missing from the industry conversation is – not just discussing how to help those colleagues in transition or offering advice to students looking for jobs – but actually doing something about those challenges.

YP Leadership Summit: YPs Focus on Correcting the Value Gap  
By Jonathan Allen / December 2016

The 7th annual Young Professionals Leadership Summit was held this October in Houston as part of the AAPG Mid-Year Business Meeting.

Catching Up With the Eastern Section YPs  
By Merril Stypula / November 2016

The Eastern Section Young Professional network has held a variety of recent events for networking, learning and creating a solid basis for careers.

Pacific Section YPs Stay Connected in Bakersfield  
By Brandi Johnson, Becca Schemp / September 2016

The Pacific Section’s Young Professionals Special Interest Group is working to be more involved and active in the wake of the current industry environment.

YPs Stampede into Calgary: Highlights from YP Events at ACE 2016  
By Meredith Faber / August 2016

For the first time during ACE, AAPG Young Professionals held a YP-only field trip and attempted an ambitious four-event program.

 YPs Enjoy Conversation, Cleanups and Crawfish  
By Lauren Storm, Calvin Nix / July 2016

Conditions may presently be far from ideal in our industry, but they will get better. Downturns are always followed by recovery and growth. We take these times to learn, develop and improve, while at the same time, hanging on for dear life. Every now and then though, we need to stop, take a breath, forget our troubles and have a good time.

AAPG Involvement Equals Career Success  
By Low Wan Ching / June 2016

My participation in AAPG activities has always been a source of wonderful memories. To this day, I strongly believe that my active involvement in AAPG YP Chapter leadership was key to obtaining scholarships and advancing my geoscience studies.

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YP Survey: They’re On the Right Track

For the second consecutive year, AAPG’s Young Professionals (YP) Committee has conducted a survey to poll members on their perception of YP initiatives – and once again, it has allowed us to gauge our progress over the past year while providing a better understanding of our activities’ impact.

It’s the End of YPs as We Know It and We Feel Fine
The Young Professionals are very excited to share that the Executive Committee approved the YPs as the first AAPG SIG this August.

YPs Enjoy Networking at NERC CDT Opening
The historical city of Edinburgh, Scotland, was the site of a networking day where representatives of the YP groupings within AAPG and the Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain (PESGB) developed critical skill sets by volunteering to become mentors to the first cohort of doctoral students from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)’s Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT).

Stemming the Loss of YPs
The 6th annual Young Professionals Leadership Summit (YPLS) was held in Houston with the AAPG Mid-Year Business Meetings in October. Nine attendees participated in the three-day event intended to give Young Professionals (YPs) a greater understanding of AAPG, the opportunity to discuss issues currently facing YPs within the Association, and the chance to network with the current leadership.

Inaugural short course

Career Tips Shared At PROWESS Workshop

A new short course addressing career development and leadership in the energy industry premiered at the AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition in Long Beach, Calif.

YP Summit Produces Camaraderie, New Ideas

For the fourth consecutive year, the Young Professionals Leadership Summit (YPLS) was organized prior to AAPG Leadership Days, which this year was held recently in Tulsa.

“What is the future of energy?”

It Was a Very Good Year – And YPs Continue Their Focus on Post-Grads

It’s been a good year for outgoing chair Nick Lagrilliere and his team of AAPG Young Professionals, who made their focus finding ways to grow YP chapters in industry hubs around the world.

The ABCs of DPA for YPs

Knowing how to speak the language of geoscience is one thing; fluency in petroleum geoscience as a profession is another. Fortunately, AAPG has a resource to improve professional proficiency and it’s an acronym every Member should know: DPA.

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