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American Geological Institute

2001 AGI Geoscience Associate's Conference


All Events are at the Marriott Dever West

March 22

6.30pm Reception  

March 23

8.00am Welcome Larry Woodfork, AGI
  Opening remarks, and objectives of conference William Siok, AIPG

Current Issues in Hiring and Geoscientist Preparation in Industry

  Petroleum John Swann, Conoco
  Mining (RealAudio) WMC Representative
  Environment and Engineering (RealAudio) Rich Migues, Bechtel
  Government (RealAudio) Patrick Leahy, USGS

Current Issues in Career Preparation of Geoscience Students

  Undergraduate (RealAudio) Ed Roy, Trinity University
  Graduate (RealAudio) Judy Hannah, Colorado State
Panel Session
11.30am Lunch  
The Value of Field Experience in Professional Practice
12.30pm Environmental and engineering geology (RealAudio) Charles Kreitler, Leggette, Brashears & Graham
  Petroleum (RealAudio) Daniel Tearpock, Subsurface Consulatants & Assoc.
  Mining and minerals (RealAudio) Allan Juhas, Consultant
  State Geological Surveys (RealAudio) Jon Price, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology
  Regulatory and land use agencies (RealAudio) Gene Reetz, EPA
The Value of Field Experience in Academic Training
  Traditional Field Camp Programs (RealAudio) Jim Brophy, Indiana University
  Field Program Threats (RealAudio) Robert Corbett, Illinois State University
  International perspective (RealAudio) Trevor Elliott, University of Liverpool
  Best practices (RealAudio) Arthur Sylvester, UC Santa Barbara
  Innovative solutions (RealAudio) L. Graham Closs, Colorado School of Mines
Panel Session
6.00pm Reception and Dinner            
  Keynote Robert Frodeman, University of Colorado

March 24

8.00am  Opening Remarks and Summary of Day One Willam Siok
8.45am Breakout Sessions to discuss develop questions for panels and group at large  

Plenary session to discuss and debate formulation of a position paper on what constitutes field experience, and what is the nature of its value.

Afternoon Field Trips  

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