We're Planning a BIG Event in our SPARKLING CITY
The 2007 GCAGS Convention in Corpus Christi was a success by every measure. We are planning another exciting event in fall of 2016 at the beautiful downtown American Bank Center. Hotel accommodations will be along the bayfront at the Omni Hotel within easy walking distance of the convention center and local attractions. Bus service will also be provided. Start planning today to participate or simply attend the GCAGS Convention in Corpus Christi in September 2016. We look forward to seeing old friends and new faces in sunny South Texas.

Technical Topic Ideas—The core of any GCAGS convention is the Technical Program. The areas for presentation and education we hope to include:

  • Deep Water PlaysCity
  • Reservoir Pressure Prediction
  • Salt Tectonics
  • GeoEducation and Undergraduate Research - new
  • GIS - New Technologies and Applications to Oil and Gas Exploration - new
  • Gulf of Mexico Systems
  • Other Gulf Coast Studies - new
  • Uranium and Other Economic Metals of the Gulf Coast - new
  • Conventional Carbonates & Clastics
  • Tight Gas Plays
  • Understanding the Resource Plays
  • The Changing Coastal Landscape
  • Mexico and Latin America
  • Advances in Geophysical Technologies
  • Enhanced and Secondary Recovery
  • Reservoir Prediction and Quality
  • Climate from Multiple Perspectives
  • Protecting and Stewarding Water Resources

Short Courses, Field Trips, and Group Activities are being developed to enhance the Convention:

  • Coastal Geomorphology Field Trip from the Nueces - River to the Gulf of Mexico
  • Celebrating South Texas History
  • Visiting a Local Refinery to Understand the Challenges of Bountiful Oil
  • Short Courses and Workshops on the latest Tools and Techniques in Geoscience and Engineering.