2018 Africa Conference

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Total Seats: 300 Reserved: 3

HGS-PESGB Africa Conference

September 11-12, 2018

Norris Conference Centre

Houston, TX


Conference and Sponsorship Announcement

The HGS-PESGB Africa Conference committee would like to announce Early Bird registration specials and Sponsorship and Vendor opportunities for the upcoming conference. The Exhibition Hall booth layout will be sent in Mid-March to all those interested in exhibiting this year along with sponsorship and exhibitors’ registration. This years’ exhibition hall will offer wall space in addition to booth space. Details are outlined below.

Africa 2018 conference will also offer a full day “Geoscience Workshop” at the Norris Center the day before the conference. This will consist of various technical sessions and allow attendees to view and work hands on with multiple data sets in Africa. Details of this pre-conference event will be sent in Mid-March.

Early Bird Registration Special April 1 - June 30, 2018

HGS/PESGB Members:    $360.00

Non-Members:                   $435.00

HGS Student Member:      $ 60.00

Student Poster Presenter Free Registration

General Registration July 1 - Sept. 8, 2018

HGS/PESGB Members:    $460.00

Non-Members:                   $535.00

HGS Student Member:      $ 80.00


Admission to the Geoscience Showcase on September 10, 2018

All Entries                                          $100.00

Exhibitors Information

Vendor Booths are available (10’ x 10’) for the 2-day conference at $2000.00 / booth

Electricity directly through Norris Center is $25.00 for entire conference – request forms available

In addition, the venue will have data walls available to hang promotion material, posters or seismic data. Data walls are 3 feet by 10 feet tall and can be joined in 6, 9 or 12 etc. foot long segments.

Cost for the data walls is $200.00 / linear foot. (3’X10’ wall cost is $600) - NO TABLES / CHAIRS PERMITTED

Two Private Conference Room Available at $5,000.00 for entire conference – 1380 and 1500 square feet 


*Cancellation Policy:  If a conference registration is canceled 30 days prior to the day of the event a full refund will be given. If the cancellation is 14 - 29 days prior to the day of the event a 50% refund will be given.  Cancellations less than 14 days prior to the day of the event NO refund will be given.


Platinum – $10,000.00                        Gold – $7,500.00                   Silver – $5,000.00                  Bronze – $2,500.00

     6 admissions                                     5 admissions                          4 admissions                            2 admissions

Sponsors will receive: Signage at the conference, posting on Website, recognition on correspondence and e-mails relative to the conference, Recognition through droppable-1519316322670 out the technical sessions, giveaways or info sheets regarding your company will be made available for all attendees or inserted into Bags.

Additional Sponsored Needs

Expecting 400 attendees in 2018.

  1. Plastic Bags with sponsors name on, in place of backpacks or cloth bags. Provided by the sponsor.
  2. Flash Drive Sponsor. Provided by the sponsor.
  3. Morning coffee, beverage, and snack bars Day 1 and/or Day 2 – $1,250.00/day
  4. Afternoon coffee, beverage and snack bars Day 1 and/or Day 2 – 1,250.00/day
  5. Geoscience Coffee, beverage, and snack bar for the day – $1,250.00 for entire day
  6. Lunch Sponsor for Geoscience workshop prior to conference kick off – September 10, 2018. Sponsor for lunch can choose a restaurant in City Center or surrounding area or cater lunch in.
  7. Bottle water bar Day 1 and/or Day 2 space will be provided to set up if desired to use water bottles with own company name on. $250.0.00/day. If Facility and HGS provide water $700.00 / day if we provide the water and display your company name as water sponsor
  8. Sponsor the lunch at Center for Luncheon / Panel discussion September 11, 2018,                     $4000.00
  9. Sponsor the lunch at Center for on September 12, 2018,                                                              $4000.00
  10. Table Sponsor in technical presentation hall – both days                                                               $500.00
  11. Table Sponsor in technical presentation hall – both days                                                               $500.00

(One table with décor of your company signage, handouts, etc..)

Recognition signage posted at the conference for those providing sponsorships.

 Thank you all once again for your past and continued support to the Africa E+P Conference, we look forward to seeing everybody there again in 2018 and wish ya’ll a great and productive future in your ventures in Africa……….

Full Abstract Guidelines


September 11th, 2018 8:00 AM   through   September 12th, 2018 4:00 PM
Norris Conference Center
816 Town & Country Blvd., Suite 210
Houston, TX 77024
United States
HGS/PESGB members $ 360.00
non-members $ 435.00
students $ 60.00
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