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2017 SWS AAPG Annual Convention




Southwest Section of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists

Sponsored by: West Texas Geological Society

Southwest Section - AAPG 2017 Convention

April 28 - May 2, 2017 at Horseshoe Arena in Midland, Texas

General Schedule

Technical Schedule

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Hotel Information

Early Bird Discount Ends 04/14/2017 @ 5 PM Central

Pre-Registration Ends 04/26/2017 @ 5 PM Central

On-Site Registration Begins 04/30/2017 @ 7:30 AM Central

(Note: please do not email forms with credit card information filled in, due to security risks. Instead, call the host society office with card data or fax/mail the completed form to the number/address shown.)
The SWS-2017 Committee is pleased to announce that it is offering a 50% discount on registration and additional discounts on other events to unemployed / under-employed professionals.  This discount will also apply to recent Geoscience graduates who have not yet been able to enter the Petroleum Industry.  For more details or to take advantage of this offer, candidates should contact the host society, West Texas Geological Society, at (432) 683-1573 or

Call for Papers


Convention Highlights

 Scott W. Tinker Keynote speaker: Why We Shouldn't "Keep It in the Ground"  Director, 
 Bureau of Economic Geology
 Nic Brissette The Gunn Graben: Geology, engineering, and the missing key, Geomechanics  AAPG Visiting  Geoscientist Lecturer,
 Delta Oil & Gas
 Charles Sternbach Petroleum Resources of the Great American Carbonate Bank: Exercising Unconformity Thinking  Conventon Luncheon
 President Elect—AAPG
 W.C. Rusty Riese Geologists, the Public, and Public Policy: “What are our Ethical Responsibilites?"  DPA Luncheon Speaker,
 Rice University
 Mike Grace Field Trip
Brazos River Fluvial Seminar near Glen Rose, Texas April 28 & 29, 2017, leaving from Midland
 Independent Consultant
 Stephen Hasiotis Short Course - Principles of Ichnology: Applicaton to Interpreting Outcrop & Core April 30, 2017, Horseshoe Arena, Midland  Professor of Geology
 University of Kansas



Organizer SWS AAPG


Sat, Apr. 29 - Tue, May. 2, 2017


Midland, TX 79701