AR Presentation at ICE 2014

Report
Africa Region Leadership
Carol Cain McGowen
Regions Development Manager
Karin Alyea
Regions Administrative Assistant
Organizational Chart
David Blanchard
Delia Kuye
Africa Region
President
Nosa Omorodion
Bayo Akinpelu
Gilbert Odior
AAPG Advisory
Council Member
DPA
Immediate
Past President
Programs Manager
Delegates
Ramadan Aburawi (Libya)
Bill Bosworth (Egypt)
Kaushalendra Trivedi (So. Afr.)
Mohammed Hafid (Morocco)
Babatope Olaleye (Nigeria )
Antonio Ingles
Ajibola Oyebamiji
Bill Bosworth
A. Femi Esan
Sola Bakare
Secretary
Treasurer
President-Elect
Vice President
Editor
‘Doja Ojelabi
Global IBA
Committee
Adelola Adesida
IBA Coordinator
Akintunde Okuboyejo
YP Lead – Africa
YP Coordinator Sub-Sahara
‘Lere Olopade
Ola Adly
Chioma Okafor
Distinguished
Lecture Program
YP Coordinator
North Africa
Membership
Committee
Olatunbosun Afolayan
Student Chapters
Coordinator
Stella-Marie Sonuga
PROWESS
Region Affiliated Societies
 Earth Science Society of Libya, 1973
 Egyptian Petroleum Exploration Society, 1984
 Nigeria Association of Petroleum Explorationists, 1994
 Moroccan Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1998
 Geological Society of South Africa, 2007
 Ghana Institution of Geoscientists, 2013
First AAPG Africa Region Chapter
 AAPG Angola
Membership Statistics
 3,062 members in all categories in April
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
2014
Steady increase in active, associate and
student-YP membership types.
Marked increase in student-YP membership
since 2012.
Steady growth in number of student chapters
45 Student Chapters across Africa in 2014.
3500
25
3000
20
AR Membership distribution
2012/2013
2013/2014
2000
STUDENTYP
STUDENT
1500
HONORARY
1000
EMERITUS
5
500
ASSOCIATE
0
2500
15
10
0
2012
2013
2014
Membership distribution 2012-2014
Student Chapters
YP Participation
Recent Programs and Events 2013-2014
AAPG Region Office
 Established in October 2013 at the
NAPE Secretariat in Lagos, Nigeria.
 Staffed by AAPG Programs Manager for
Africa Region.
AAPG Africa Region Office, Lagos
 To bring AAPG closer to Africa based
members & enable members obtain
better access to AAPG programs and
services.
 To provide membership and support of
various types for the Africa-based
membership of AAPG.
 To mitigate various challenges
encountered within the region.
NAPE Secretariat, Lagos
Recent Programs and Events 2013-2014
Distinguished & Regional Lecturer Program
 Regional lecture - Dr. Henry Posamentier
in Lagos, Nigeria. September 2013.
 In association with Nigerian affiliate,
Nigerian Association of Petroleum
Exploration – NAPE
 Sponsored by Chevron.
 Distinguished Lecture by Dr. John
Kaldi on carbon sequestration in
Tunis, Tunisia. February, 2014.
 In association with SPE Tunisia
 Sponsored by Schlumberger
Recent Programs and Events 2013-2014
Program Activities At-A-Glance
Local-Student Chapter Leadership Summit, 2013
Ghanaian students involvement @ L-SCLS, 2013
Cairo-Area student field trip sponsored by Apache-Egypt
AAPG AR & NAPE leadership with YPs at TerraKulture, Lagos
Imperial Barrel Award Program
 Annual basin to prospects scale
evaluation competition
 Amongst most rigorous geoscience
competitions globally
 Contributing to the technical
manpower development of the
geoscience industry
 Increasing participation across
Africa
Winners 2012: Alexandria University, Egypt
Winners 2014:University of Western Cape, South Africa
Winners 2013: Unizik, Awka, Nigeria
Young Professionals
 Identifying and serving career needs
of young earth scientists
 Providing networking opportunities
& educational events to YPs
 Providing educational
support services for
AAPG student
programs.
Gain & Give Program, Egypt
IBA Simulation, Egypt 2013
Exciting World Outreach , Uganda
Career talk, Greensprings, Lagos
Talk at YP booth, NAPE 2013
Seminars & Field Trips
Cairo-Area student field trip, Egypt 2013
Seminar – Angola Chapter inauguration, Luanda, 2013
Quarterly Seminar – Angola Chapter, Luanda 2014
Field Trip – Mussulo Bay area – Angola, 2013
Join AAPG in Africa
 Access technical information & training
 Present your work at meetings &
conventions
 Global network of peers
 Local, regional, international events to
increase your knowledge
 Expand interpersonal, organizational,
& management skills
 Professional certification available
 Honors & Awards
 Career-long, life-long benefits
Volunteer for AAPG Africa Region
Sponsor our programs
Region leadership – Award recipients ACE 2012
Region Events 2014-2016
Terry Engelder,
AAPG Regional Lecturer,
21 September 2014, Cairo,
Egypt
AAPG-NAPE 20th
Anniversary
November 2014, Lagos,
Nigeria
AAPG GTW 2015
Luanda, Angola
IGC35
27 August – 4 September
2016, Cape Town
AAPG-led East Africa
Regional Conference
2016
AAPG Africa Regional Conference
 Plans underway for an African Regional event in
early 2016
 Joint event with SPE, SEG and possibly EAGE
 AAPG to operate
 MOU currently being drafted and circulated to
partner societies
 Venue ideally in East Africa
o Mozambique
o Tanzania
 Notional target attendance 300 – 500 delegates
“Al Amal” Graduate Program in Egypt
AAPG in Africa
 Please contact AAPG to
help with their ongoing
efforts to enhance
education in Africa and
expand our reach
 Donate old text books,
your time and, of course,
be a sponsor !!
Young
Professionals
CONTACTS
David Blanchard
Africa Region President
[email protected]
Femi Esan
Africa Region Vice President
[email protected]
Delia Kuye
Africa Programs Mgr.
[email protected]
Carol McGowen
Regions Manager
[email protected]
Web:
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Email:
www.regions.aapg.org/africa
AAPG Africa Region , @ dkuye1
AAPG Africa Region
[email protected]

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