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2017 GCAGS/GCSSEPM ANNUAL CONVENTION
November 1–3, 2017
Marriott Rivercenter Hotel
101 Bowie St., San Antonio, Texas

Hosted by the South Texas Geological Society

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, October 31

Time Event Location (Level 3, Marriott Rivercenter unless otherwise noted (SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE)
8:00am-5:00pm Short Course: Integrated Exploration Methods for Clastic Depositional Systems (2 days) Conf Rm 3
3:00pm-6:00pm Registration Open Reg Desk 2 & Foyer
4:30pm-6:00pm GCAGS Continuity Committee Meeting Conf 13-14 

 

Wednesday, November 1

Time Event Location
7:00am-8:00pm Registration Open Reg Desk 2/Foyer
8:00am-3:00pm GCAGS Board Meeting (by invitation only) Conf Rms 17-18
8:00am-4:00pm Exhibitor Move-In Salons A-F
8:00am-4:00pm Short Course: Integrated Exploration Methods for Clastic Depositional Systems (2 days) Conf Rm 3
8:00am-4:00pm Short Course: Log Analysis for Unconventional Reservoirs Conf Rm 4
9:00am-3:00pm Field Trip: Canyon Lake Gorge, Departure and Return at Marriott Rivercenter Hotel offsite
11:00am-4:15pm South Texas Geological Society Golf Networking Event, The Quarry Golf Course, 444 East Basse Rd., San Antonio offsite
1:00pm-5:00pm Speakers/Judges Room Conf Rm 11
3:00pm-4:00pm Spouse/Guest Hospitality Vice Pres. Suite 3529
4:15pm-6:00pm Opening Session/Awards Ceremony Salon H (enter thru I)
6:00pm-8:00pm Icebreaker in Exhibit Hall, A Taste of San Antonio Salons A-F
8:30pm-11:00pm Young Professionals Night Cap, The Friendly Spot, 943 S. Alamo St., San Antonio offsite

 

Thursday, November 2

Time Event Location
7:00am-8:00am Speakers & Poster Presenters Breakfast Conf Rm 1-2
7:00am-8:00am Judges' Breakfast Conf Rm 3
7:00am-8:00am Poster setup Salons A-F
7:00am-6:00pm Registration Open Reg Desk 2/Foyer
7:00am-6:00pm Speakers/Judges Room Conf Rm 11
7:30am-8:30am AAPG HOD Breakfast Conf Rm 4
8:00am-9:30am Spouse/Guest Hospitality Vice Pres. Suite 3529
8:30am-6:00pm Exhibitors Open Salons A-F
8:20am-11:05am Oral Session: Deep Water Symposium: Basin Evolution and Drivers of Deep Water Sedimentation Salon I
8:20am-11:30am Oral Session: Austin Chalk and Eagle Ford Formations: Resource Play Evaluation and Eagle Ford Examples Salons HKL
8:20am-11:30am Oral Session: Workflow in Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs: Geophysical, Classification and Management Processes for the Geologist Salon J
8:30am-12:00pm Poster Session 1 Salons A-F
8:30am-6:00pm Exhibitors Open Salons A–F
9:00am-3:00pm Spouse/Guest Tour offsite
11:30am-1:00pm All-Convention Luncheon Salons G (walk thru M)
1:00pm-3:45pm Oral Session: Deep Water Symposium: Reservoir Architecture and Reservoir Quality: From Fields to Outcrops Salons I
1:00pm-4:10pm Oral Session: Austin Chalk and Eagle Ford Formations: Cretaceous Carbonate Resevoirs: Austin Chalk, Edwards, Buda and Georgetown Salons HKL
1:00pm-2:00pm Oral Session: Water Resources and Gulf Coast Sedimentology: Water Resource Protection Salon J
1:25pm-6:00pm Poster Session 2 Salons A-F
2:00pm-4:10pm Oral Session: Water Resources and Gulf Coast Sedimentology: Gulf Coast Sedimentology Salon J
3:00pm-4:30pm Spouse/Guest Hospitality Vice Pres. Suite 3529
4:10pm–4:45pm Special Session: Hurricane Harvey: USGS Rapid Response Research Salon J
4:45pm-6:00pm Presidents' Reception in Exh Hall Salons A-F
6:30pm-9:30pm Geo-Oktoberfest, Beethoven Maennerchor, 412 Pereida St., San Antonio Beethoven Maennerchor

 

Friday, November 3

Time Event Location
7:00am-8:00am Speakers & Poster Presenters Breakfast Conf Rm 1-2
7:00am-8:20am Women in Geoscience Breakfast Salon M
7:00am-11:00am Registration Open Reg Desk 2/Foyer
7:00am-5:00pm Speakers/Judges Room Conf Rm 11
7:30am-8:30am Short Course: Ethics for Geologists Breakfast (need cell phone for texting) Salon J
8:00am-9:30am Spouse/Guest Hospitality Vice Pres. Suite 3529
8:20am-11:30am Oral Session: Deep Water Symposium: Innovative Methods and Techniques Salons I
8:20am-11:30am Oral Session: Gulf Coast Fields and Reservoirs: Jurassic Gulf Coast Fields and Reservoirs Salons HKL
8:30am-12:00pm Poster Session 3 Salons A-F
8:30am-1:00pm Exhibitors Open Salons A-F
11:30am-1:00pm AAPG DPA Luncheon Salon J
11:30am-1:00pm GCSSEPM Luncheon Salon M
1:00pm-3:40pm Oral Session: Reservoirs and Field Analogs: Gulf Coast Fields and Analogs from Other Plays Salons HKL
1:25pm-3:40pm Oral Session: Deep Water Symposium: Petroleum Systems Salons I

 

Saturday, November 4

8:00am-5:00pm Short Course: Introduction to Seismic Interpretation (2 days) offsite (Trinity University)
9:00am-4:00pm Field Trip: Austin Chalk and Eagle Ford Shale in San Antonio, Departure and Return at Marriott Rivercenter Hotel offsite

 

Sunday, November 5

8:00am-4:00pm Short Course: Introduction to Seismic Interpretation (2 days) offsite (Trinity University)

 

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