100 Years of Science
Fueling 100 Years of Prosperity

All events are held in the George R. Brown Convention Center unless otherwise noted.

Main Registration

Location: Exhibition Hall D

Friday 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Saturday 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday 7:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Monday 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Tuesday 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 7:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Satellite Registration

Location: Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel

Friday 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Sunday 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Monday 7:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

ACE Office

Location: Show Office 216, Level 2

Saturday 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sunday 8:00 a.m.–7:30 p.m.
Monday 7:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Tuesday. 7:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 7:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
If you would like to speak to a member of the ACE Staff, please visit this office.

Speakers Service Center

Location: Room 340

Sunday 10:00 a.m.–7:30 p.m.
Monday 7:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Tuesday 7:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 7:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Speakers are required to check in with the Speakers Service Center the day prior to their presentation to upload their electronic presentation with technical support.

Judges’ Room

Location: Room 340

Sunday 10:00 a.m.–7:30 p.m.
Monday 7:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Tuesday 7:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 7:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

All judges should stop by the Judges’ Room to pick up packets prior to their assigned sessions. You will receive final instructions and answers to any questions regarding the judging process. Completed scorecards should be returned to the Judges’ Room as soon as possible after evaluating your session. Workspace is provided for you to complete score cards. Judges are needed. Inquire inside the Judges’ Room.

FedEx Office

Location: Mezzanine Level 2

Days: Monday–Friday

Hours: 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

From packing and shipping to signage, copying and last-minute office supplies, the FedEx Office Print & Ship Center offers virtually everything you require to meet your needs. For further information, contact 713-658-1899 or email .

Wi-Fi Hot Spot

Location: Exhibition Hall E, Booth #2445

For your convenience a Wi-Fi Hot Spot is available in the Exhibition Hall during exhibition hours. So come relax, check your email and stay connected at ACE.

Media Lounge

Location: Exhibition Hall C, Booth #2545

Days: Sunday–Wednesday

Hours: Exhibition Hours

Stop by the Media Lounge to pick up a copy of your favorite industry publication from our Media Sponsors.

Luggage Check

Location: Balcony B, Level 2

Days: Wednesday

Hours: 7:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m.

A luggage check is available at a cost per item checked. Items priced accordingly at $5 per luggage/bag and $3 per coat/umbrella.

Electronic Capturing

Photographing or recording contents of oral or poster presentations or exhibition booths via any electronic media is strictly prohibited at all AAPG conventions and conferences.

Lost and Found

Location: Exhibition Hall D at Main Registration

Items found during the convention should be turned in at Registration. If you lose an item, check with Registration. If your item has not been turned in you may leave information on how to contact you should the item be found.

No Smoking Policy

Smoking is prohibited at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

Press Room

Location: Room 350 A

The Press Room is a working area for editorial personnel covering the convention. Please contact Brian Ervin for additional information regarding the Press Room.

Safety and Security

Badge Reminder

Badges must be worn at all times while attending the convention inside the George R. Brown Convention Center and Hilton-Americas Hotel.

Security and Emergencies

Report security issues or emergencies to one of the following:

  • Security Personnel located at the Exhibit Hall Entrance
  • AAPG Staff Person located at Main Registration inside Hall D.
  • Kendra McColloch, AAPG Meeting Planner at +1 918 284 5451

First Aid

Location: Front of Exhibition Hall E

Saturday 7:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Sunday 7:00 a.m.–08:00 p.m.
Monday 7:00 a.m.–12:00 a.m.
Tuesday 7:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
Wednesday 7:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Hotel Listing

Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel (AAPG Headquarters)
1600 Lamar Street, Houston, TX 77010
+1 713 739 8000

Four Seasons (SEPM Headquarters)
1300 Lamar Street, Houston, TX 77010
+1 713 652-6220

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