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The first AAPG Beijing Geosciences Technology Workshop, October 26-28, took place in Beijing and represented a number of 'firsts.' The theme was 'Deep and Ultra-Deep Petroleum Systems: What We Know and Don't Know' and the event featured a strong technical program and international cases and topics.

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AGSCE – Empowering Future Geoscientists Asia Geoscience Student Conference & Exhibition (AGSCE) 2018, a monumental milestone, hosted by Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), was a 2-day international event held from 29th October to 30th October 2018. To empower the geoscience student community in Asia, EAGE UTP and AAPG UTP Student Chapters worked in tandem to organise the first edition of AGSCE, which was participated by over 400 attendees from 6 countries, 16 different universities from Asia as well the endorsement of 17 sponsors and exhibitors.

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AAPG had a strong presence at regional events in September, with stands at the Mexican Petroleum Congress in Acapulco, the Peruvian Geological Congress in Lima and volunteer support at Rio Oil & Gas in Rio de Janeiro.

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AAPG Stalwart Mr Robert C. Shoup was invited to UTP on 3 October 2018 to give students of University Technology PETRONAS in Tronoh, Perak, Malaysia, an adjunct lecture on Subsurface Mapping. This event was a collaboration between the UTP Geoscience Department and AAPG UTP Student Chapter. A total number of 120 students were involved in Mr Robert's adjunct lecture and workshop.

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Explorer Emphasis Article

Bolivia’s role as a South American gas market supplier was a key theme at the Geosciences Technology Workshop Bolivia 2018, AAPG’s first technical workshop in the country. High-profile guests drew national attention, and local media outlets covering the GTW described Bolivia as “playing in the big leagues.”

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Deep learning for predicting behaviors is becoming indispensable in the oil industry. Understanding the fundamentals and having a hands-on experience with hacking Python code in order to predict reservoir flow was the experience provided by the first AAPG-Halliburton Hackathon, which took place July 19 in Houston. Led by the AAPG’s Deep Learning Technical Interest Group (TIG) and Halliburton, the event attracted more than 120 registrants who were primarily geoscientists, engineers, and data scientists who worked together in teams that competed against each other and were judged by a panel of experts. The hackathon was powered by the OpenEarth® Community and supported by a team of Halliburton experts in Python software, code, ideation, and strategy – as well as by domain experts and judges from the Deep Learning TIG.

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Latin America Blog

The Region hosted its Inaugural Energy Opportunities Conference in Cartagena and the Student & YP Leadership Summit in Bogotá while Brazilian YP and Student Chapters represented AAPG at the 49th Brazilian Petroleum Congress

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Preparations are already under way for one of AAPG’s flagship events, the prestigious 2019 Imperial Barrel Award competition. Registration opens Sept. 14, 2018.

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Sustainable development was a key theme throughout AAPG’s inaugural Energy Opportunities Conference held Aug. 22-23 in Cartagena, Colombia. This high-profile event convened 202 industry executives and government officials representing 94 organizations and 21 countries.

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On the 17th of August 2018, the UPES AAPG Student Chapter organized two guest lectures under the series 'Vaktavya’. Two notable speakers graced the event, one of whom was Mr. Arun Kumar, an alumnus of UPES, a pass out of the first batch in 2004. Currently, Mr. Kumar works for British Petroleum after working for various firms globally, over the years. Speaking about 'Industry opportunities and roles around digital data’, he delivered something extremely impressive equally relevant. The second speaker was Mr. Manish Verma, also a pass-out of the 2010 batch, working for Halliburton currently. He spoke about how to make your mark and how to start and grow, in what you want to venture. A wonderful way for UPES graduates to give back. Article contributed by Rajat Kamboj, AAPG Student Chapter President, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, India

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