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Networking Opportunities

Icebreaker Reception

Date: Sunday, 6 April
Time: 5:00PM–7:30PM
Location: Exhibition Hall
Fee: Included with registration
Don’t miss the festivities during the Icebreaker Reception. Enjoy drinks, hors d’oeuvres and camaraderie inside the Exhibition Hall.

Breaking Down the Glass Walls

AAPG-AWG-SEG Women Geoscientists Networking Reception

Date: Saturday, 5 April
Time: 6:30PM–9:00PM
Location: Hilton Americas Houston, Lanier Ballroom A

  • No charge with conference registration and advance registration by 4 April
  • $10 at the door, if space available.

Limit: 100


AAPG Professional Women in Earth Sciences (PROWESS), the Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG) and the SEG Women’s Network Committee and sponsored by Schlumberger. Intended for women and men in support of women geoscientists; women leaders and geoscientists from industry, academia and government; students and young professionals.


  • Inform attendees about the host associations’ programs and resources and ‘Break the Glass Walls’ to work together toward common goals.
  • Provide face-to-face networking opportunities for women geoscientists.
  • Provide informal mentoring opportunities and career advice for young professionals and students.

To register for this reception please email Karin Alyea by 4 April.

Register by 4 April

Refreshment Breaks

Date: Monday, 7 April–Wednesday, 9 April
Times: 9:15AM–10:15AM; 2:30PM-3:30PM (Monday and Tuesday only)
Location: Exhibition Hall
Fee: Included with registration
Visit the exhibits in the Exhibition Hall and greet old colleagues and friends and make new ones.


Date: Monday, 7 April–Tuesday, 8 April
Times: 4:30PM–5:30PM
Location: Exhibition Hall
Fee: Included with registration

All-Alumni Reception

Date: Monday, 7 April
Time: 5:30PM–7:30PM
Location: Hilton Americas Houston
Fee: Included with registration

Mingle with former classmates at the All-Alumni Reception. Signs will identify tables for participating colleges and universities. Enjoy cash bars stationed throughout the room.

Private Alumni Receptions

Date: Monday, 7 April
Time: 5:30PM–7:30PM
Location: Hilton Americas Houston

Host and Location
Indiana University Room 336 A/B
Louisiana State University Room 339 B
Stanford Earth Sciences Room 430
Texas A&M University Room Lanier J
University of Illinois, Department of Geology Room 329
University of Kansas Room Lanier K
University of Leeds Room 339 A
University of Louisiana at Lafayette Room 340 A/B
University of Michigan Room 332
University of Oklahoma, ConocoPhillips School of Geology and Geophysics Room 337 B
University of South Carolina Room 338
University of Utah Room 333
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Geoscience Room 337 A
West Virginia University, Geology and Geography Department Room 330

Private Alumni Functions

Host and Details
University of Kentucky, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Reception Sunday, 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. / Room 340
University of Texas, Jackson School of Geosciences Reception Monday: 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. / Massa’s Seafood Grill / 1331 Lamar Street
Ohio State University Breakfast Tuesday, 7:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m. / Room Lanier E
Rice University Reception Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. / Room Lanier C
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Reception Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. / Room 339 A/B
University of Tulsa Reception Tuesday, TBD / Room 340 A


Date: Wednesday, 9 April
Time: 5:00PM–6:00PM
Location: George R. Brown Convention Center
Fee: Included with registration

Make the Sundowner your last stop at ACE. Say farewell to friends old and new, and enjoy some drinks and snacks before you leave. We hope to see you there.

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