2012 Africa Conference

The HGS International Explorationists Committee and the
PESGB (Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain)
co-sponsor the international Africa Conference
(Annual September Event)



The 11th HGS-PESGB Conference on African E & P
Africa: Continent of Discoveries
Houston 2012,September 11-12
The Westin Houston, Memorial City, 945 Gessner Road, Houston, Texas
This conference, the primary technical E&P conference on Africa, will be held on September 11-12 2012 in Houston, A program of talks, technical posters and vendors exhibits will be presented.. .
The conference series, organized by the Houston Geological Society (HGS) and Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain (PESGB) covers all aspects of African E&P, with particular emphasis on new ideas for plays and prospects, the geology of the continent and its conjugate margins, and application of emerging technologies.
Monday 10 September
in Exhibits area - The Westin Houston, Memorial City
- Opening Reception: 5:30
- Registration opens - 5:30 PM
- 5:30-8:30- Special Event -Evening Speaker (to be announced)
NOTE: this evening event, if it is a HGS dinner may NOT be included in registration for Africa Conference).
Tuesday 11 September
-Registration opens - 8:00 AM
-9-5 Talks and Poster Presentations
-Lunch provided
-5-7 Reception in Exhibits area
Wednesday 12 September
-Registration opens 8:00 AM
-9-5 Talks and Poster Presentations
-Lunch provided
To become a sponsor or inquire about exhibit space contact lucyplant@hgs.org.
Early bird registration will be available from 1 April 2012, thru 30 June 2012. Normal Preregistration is 1 July 2012 thru 31 August 2012, after that prices go up on 1 September until the close of registration a few days before the conference. This rate after 1 September will also apply "onsite" at the door. One-day Registration for either Day one or Day two will be available onsite. Cost to be determined. Further details will be appear in the HGS and PESGB bulletins and websites.
Conference Committee for 2012: Al Danforth, Ian Poyntz, Martin Cassidy, Justin Vandenbrink, Ken Nibbelink, Brian Frost, Ian Cross, Lucy Plant and Claudia Lopez (HGS); Ray Bate, Richard Dixon and Duncan Macgregor (PESGB).