Geologists and engineers of any career level who wish to improve their technical paper writing skills.
Attendees will learn how to write for publication in the AAPG Bulletin, from creating an abstract to outlining, writing, and illustrating their work, making readable prose out of turgid scientific interpretations. Topics include:
Students, young professionals, and experienced professionals who want to publish their work in the AAPG Bulletin, or who would just like to improve their technical writing skills, will benefit from this interactive course. During the full-day course, attendees will work on abstracts and outlines. Lectures will provide guidance for preparing other parts of the manuscript.
In addition, attendees will learn how to reduce their time to publication and how to support the AAPG Bulletin as reviewers.
Applicable Credits: 8 PDH, .8 CEU
Limit: 40 people
Includes: Course notes and refreshments
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Bachelor’s from Bryn Mawr College and Master’s from The University of Texas-Austin
Currently employed with Aramco Services
John C. Lorenz earned his undergraduate degree, majoring in geology and anthropology, from Oberlin College in 1972, then spent a year with the Peace Corps in Morocco, returning to school at the University of South Carolina for an M.Sc. John then worked for the USGS from 1975 to 1977, returning to school for a PhD from Princeton University in 1981. He then joined Sandia National Laboratories in 1981 to be the geologist for the tight gas Multiwell Experiment in the Piceance basin, inventing the internet and discovering natural fractures. John worked for Sandia Labs from 1981 to 2007 developing techniques for characterizing natural fractures and their effects in hydrocarbon reservoirs, also serving the American Association of Petroleum as the Elected Editor 2001-2004 and as President 2009-2010. John left Sandia in 2007 to develop a consulting company, FractureStudies LLC in partnership with Scott Cooper.
There are a limited number of discounted registrations available for students on a first-come, first-served basis. If a discounted space is still available, it will show up during the online registration process. If discounted spots are no longer available, you may register at the full fee; if we are able to add additional discounted spots we will refund the difference at that time.
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