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2 Africa Region Leadership
Carol Cain McGowen Regions Development Manager Karin Alyea Regions Administrative Assistant

3 Organizational Chart David Blanchard Delia Kuye
Africa Region President Programs Manager Delegates Ramadan Aburawi (Libya) Bill Bosworth (Egypt) Kaushalendra Trivedi (So. Afr.) Mohammed Hafid (Morocco) Babatope Olaleye (Nigeria ) Nosa Omorodion Bayo Akinpelu Gilbert Odior AAPG Advisory Council Member DPA Immediate Past President Antonio Ingles Ajibola Oyebamiji Bill Bosworth A. Femi Esan Sola Bakare Secretary Treasurer President-Elect Vice President Editor Adelola Adesida Akintunde Okuboyejo ‘Doja Ojelabi Olatunbosun Afolayan Global IBA Committee IBA Coordinator YP Lead – Africa YP Coordinator Sub-Sahara Student Chapters Coordinator ‘Lere Olopade Ola Adly Chioma Okafor Stella-Marie Sonuga Distinguished Lecture Program YP Coordinator North Africa Membership Committee PROWESS

4 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

5 Membership Statistics
3,062 members in all categories in April 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. AR Membership distribution Membership distribution Student Chapters YP Participation

6 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. 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. AAPG Africa Region Office, Lagos NAPE Secretariat, Lagos

7 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

8 Recent Programs and Events 2013-2014
Program Activities At-A-Glance Local-Student Chapter Leadership Summit, 2013 Cairo-Area student field trip sponsored by Apache-Egypt Ghanaian students L-SCLS, 2013 AAPG AR & NAPE leadership with YPs at TerraKulture, Lagos

9 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 2014:University of Western Cape, South Africa Winners 2012: Alexandria University, Egypt Winners 2013: Unizik, Awka, Nigeria

10 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

11 Field Trip – Mussulo Bay area – Angola, 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

12 Join AAPG in Africa Volunteer for AAPG Africa Region
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 Region leadership – Award recipients ACE 2012 Volunteer for AAPG Africa Region Sponsor our programs

13 Region Events 2014-2016 Terry Engelder, AAPG Regional Lecturer,
21 September 2014, Cairo, Egypt AAPG-NAPE 20th Anniversary November 2014, Lagos, Nigeria AAPG-led East Africa Regional Conference 2016 AAPG GTW 2015 Luanda, Angola IGC35 27 August – 4 September 2016, Cape Town

14 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 Mozambique Tanzania Notional target attendance 300 – 500 delegates

15 “Al Amal” Graduate Program in Egypt

16 Distinguished Lectures
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 !! Donate your time Imperial Barrel Award Student Chapters Distinguished Lectures Young Professionals CONTACTS David Blanchard Africa Region President Femi Esan Africa Region Vice President Delia Kuye Africa Programs Mgr. Carol McGowen Regions Manager

17 Web: Twitter: AAPG Africa Region dkuye1 Facebook: AAPG Africa Region

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