HGS Continuing Education - Getting Started as a Self Employed Geoscientist - Consultant
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Houston Geological Society
Continuing Education Committee
Getting Started as a Self Employed Geoscientist - Consultant
A One-Day Symposium
HGS – SIPES – GSH – AAPG - SPE
Friday, May 20, 2016 8 am – 5 pm
Join us for a day filled with practical experience, wisdom and insight from HGS, GSH, Society of Independent Earth Scientists (SIPES) members, and Industry Professionals who have successfully transitioned into creating their own business.
- Setting Up Your Practice as a Consultant
Robert Pledger, CPG, SIPES, Ashford Oil & Gas
- Accounting and Financial Considerations for your Consultancy
Neil Blakely, CPA, Accountant, Blakely & Weeks-Thome, PLLC
- Discovering Mineral Owners and Leaseholders - Courthouse work
C. Frank Robinson, CPL, Landman, Roger A. Soape, Inc.
- Legal Considerations, Contracts and Agreements for the Consultant
Charles Knobloch, Atty., Arnold, Knobloch & Saunders, L.L.P., former Chair, TxBPG
- Introduction to Seismic Interpretation with OpendTect
Nanne Hemstra, VP No.Am., dGB Earth Sciences
- Free, Low-Cost, and Open Access Data and Software for Petroleum Exploration and Production
Susan S. Nash, Ph.D., AAPG Dir. of Education and Professional Development
- How to Find Work as a Consultant
Deborah Sacrey, CPG, SIPES, Auburn Energy, HGS President
Lecture Hall 117 of Science & Research Bldg. 1
University of Houston
Parking in Stadium Parking $10
- enter from Holman St., NW of Cullen Blvd., Houston, TX 77204
Registration: $75 HGS, GSH, SPE members by 11:45 PM Sunday, May 15, 2016
$100 non-members by 11:45 PM Sunday, May 15, 2016
Late Registration: $100 On-Line Registration closes 5 PM Tuesday May 17, 2016
We are accepting Walk-ups at this event.
Parking $10 with credit card across Cullen Blvd in Stadium Parking Garage.
If you have been Self Employed for seven (7) years or more as an independent professional consultant, are a member of SIPES, SPE or Oil and Gas business owner/operator you can participate as a Mentor in this class. You will be recognized as a Mentor and contact point for the other attendees while sitting amongst them in the audiance. Please call the office to if you qualify to be listed as a Mentor.
Notebook, Certificate of Attendance, Networking Lunch, Continental Breakfast, Coffee and Break refreshments are included in the Registration price.
Doors open at 7:30 AM. Presentation begins at 8:30 AM
Do Something NOW!: “Getting Started as a Self Employed Geoscientist – Consultant”
dGB Earth Sciences
Internet: www.dgbes.com/ & www.opendtect.org/
dGB Earth Sciences will have the capability of loading the OpendTect core software onto Laptops with adequate capabilities. Visit: http://opendtect.org/lic/doc/system_requirements.html
The link for those who want to download the software at home is: http://opendtect.org/index.php/products/download
Lecture Hall of Science & Research Bldg. 1
3422 Cullen Blvd.
Houston, TX 77204
|HGS Member||$ 100.00|
|HGS Non Member||$ 100.00|
|Honorary/Emeritus/Life Member||$ 75.00|
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