Organized by the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists, American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the AAPG Division of Professional Affairs

Session: The Art of Exploration & Professionalism

Heritage of Discovery: Resources for Explorers
Charles Sternbach | DPA Past President
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Exploration Creativity
Ted Beaumont | Cimarex Energy Co.
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Geoscience & Professionalism
Tom Sneddon | APEGA
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Session: Prospecting Workflows - Understanding & Promoting Prospects

Unconventional Thinking in Resource Assessments 
Bill Haskett | Decisions Strategies
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Canadian Shale Resources
Paul MacKay | Shale Petroleum
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Progressive Evaluations for Unconventional Exploration 
David Campagna | Nexen Energy ULC
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Networking Playmaker Lunch - Keynote Speaker
The Giant Continuous Oil Accumulation in the Bakken Petroleum System: Observations based upon the first 10,000 well
Dr. Stephen Sonnenberg | Colorado School of Mines
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Session: Recent Discoveries - Case Histories & Learnings 

Western Canada unconventionals, a North American Commercial comparison
Callan McMahon | WoodMac
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The hard part lies ahead of us: Thoughts on the future of resource technologies
Dr. Nathan Meehan | Baker Hughes
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The Montney Play at Groundbirch, NE BC, Canada
David Gardner | Shell Canada
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Session: Emerging Plays & Technology Advancements - The Future

Paradigm Shift in East Coast Canada: The Lightening of Flemish Pass Oil 
John Cody | Statoil Canada
The Canol Oil Shale Play Central Mackenzie Valley, NWT: Geoscience, Operations, & Social License
John Hogg | Skybattle Resources Ltd.
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