GeoConvention 2017 - Why Attend?

Welcome to GeoConvention 2017 and the largest and most diverse program we have ever offered!

While training and education budgets slowly begin to rebound after required cost control measures, we wanted to offer some insights to the program and the reasons to join us for GeoConvention 2017

APEGA members

GeoConvention can be an important contribution to your Continuing Professional Development. Attendance at GeoConvention could provide you with Professional Development Hours in APEGA's Informal Activity category, which includes attendance at conferences and industry trade shows.

Under-employed professionals

Broaden and deepen your knowledge by attending GeoConvention's technical program. Expand your network through our late afternoon networking events.

Post-Secondary Students

Learn and network by attending technical talks and visiting the exhibition floor. Become a contestant in the annual Challenge Bowl quiz and attend the Student/Industry Luncheon.

Technical content from other societies

Half day sessions organized by the Canadian Society of Unconventional Resources, the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the Canadian Society for Gas Migration.

Beyond technical content

In addition to our best-in-class technical sessions, GeoConvention 2017 will offer a wide breadth of content including:

  • A half day from Enform dealing with HSE and more
  • Higher Landing's workshop on the “Fundamentals of a Professional Career Branding”
  • Workplace Culture and Diversity
  • A half-day panel discussion “The Future – How our Profession is Advancing and Changing”.
  • On the Offensive – Strategic Staffing for a Thriving Post-Recovery

Geographical Breadth

Many sessions discussing WCSB issues, a full day dedicated to Canadian Frontier Basins and another day to International Case Studies.

Technical Depth

A full day on Global Carbon Capture, Hydrogeology, MicroSeismic, Induced Seismicity, Seismic Inversion, Seismic Processing and Petrophysics.

Something for Everyone

Whether you are a student new to the geosciences or a seasoned geoscientist, GeoConvention offers an important educational and networking opportunity.

On behalf of the GeoConvention partner societies, the CSPG, CSEG and CWLS,  join us, your colleagues and our exhibitors May 15-17, 2017 in Calgary.

Nancy Laing
Board Chair, CSEG

Jeff Deere
Board Member, CSEG

Kathleen Dorey
Board Member, CSEG

Phil Esslinger
Board Member, CSPG

 

Heather Makowecki
Board Member, CSPG

Steve Donaldson
Board Member, CSPG

David Brooke
Board Member, CWLS

 

Become an Exhibitor

Showcase your company’s latest technologies. Email us today to confirm your space or click here for more information.

Become a Sponsor

Increase your brand visibility with key decision makers. Email us to inquire about unique sponsorship opportunities or click here for more information.

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Take the opportunity to deliver your message both months ahead and during the convention. Click here for more information.

 

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