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Visiting Geoscientist Program Symposium

Tuesday, 19 April 2022, 8:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m.  |  Cartagena, Colombia

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Room Assignment:
Cartagena Convention Center, Level 2, Barahona 3
Dallas Dunlap, Global VGP Committee Chair
Gabriel Wilkinson, AAPG LACR VGP Coordinator
Included with registration

Students and young professionals attending the ICE are welcome to come early and attend the Visiting Geoscientist Program (VGP) Symposium held Tuesday morning at Cartagena Convention Center.

The Symposium features talks delivered by energy professionals who serve as AAPG Visiting Geoscientists (VGP) in the Americas and beyond. Take advantage of this opportunity to hear a variety of technical talks and career advice provided by some of AAPG’s brightest minds.

  • Xavier Moonan, Exploration Manager, Touchstone Exploration, Revisiting the Cretaceous play of Trinidad
  • Antonio Velásquez, Development & Production Manager, Ecopetrol Brazil, Bayesian Risk Assessment Based Upon AVO/AVA Signatures,
  • Rafael Aguilar, Technical Manager, Latin America, ROGII, Geosteering Technologies and the Digital Ecosystem,
  • Elvira Pureza Gomez, Vice President of International Regions, AAPG, Earth Scientists Evolution: Energy and Sustainability,
  • Gretchen Gillis, President, AAPG, Same As It Never Was: Navigating Accelerating Change with a Little Help from AAPG


Visiting Geoscientist Program Symposium
Centro de Convenciones de Cartagena de Indias
Getsemaní, Cra 8
Cartagena, Bolívar
+57 5 6544000