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Alaska Geological Society luncheon meetings are held at the BP Energy Center in Anchorage, Alaska. The meetings are typically scheduled on the 3rd Tuesday of each month 11:30 am - 1 pm, unless noted below. Everyone is invited.


AGS Luncheons

January 18, 2018, Thursday
Speaker: Dr. George Case, USGS, Anchorage
Topic: The Alaska Resoiurce Data File (ARDF): More Than Just a Database

February 20, 2018, Tuesday
Speaker: Dr. Jeff Benowitz, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Topic: “Cenozoic Off-set History of the Denali Fault System”

March 20, 2018, Tuesday
Speaker: Trystan Herriot, State of Alaska
Topic: “Sequence-stratigraphic framework of the Middle Jurassic Chinitna Formation, Cook Inlet forearc basin, south-central Alaska”

April 20, 2018, Friday, 9-4 pm
AGS Spring Technical Conference
Location: CPISB, UAA, Anchorage

April 24, 2018, Tuesday
Speaker: Josef Chmielowski, State of Alaska Division of Oil and Gas, Anchorage
Topic: “Pikka-Horseshoe, Willow and Smith Bay: Unraveling Three New Discoveries with Publicly Available Data"

May 15, 2018, Tuesday
Speaker: Dr. Erin Shea, University of Alaska, Anchorage
Topic: "The end game of arc magmatism: Using geochronology and geochemistry to understand how arcs shut off"

September 18, 2018, Tuesday
Speaker: Hannah R. Dietterich, U.S Geological Survey, Alask Volcano Observatory, Anchorage
Topic: "Eruption Response and Preliminary Observations of the 2018 Eruption of Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii"

October 23, 2018, Tuesday
Speaker: Chad Hults, U.S. National Park Service, Anchorage
Topic: "From Fossils to Glaciers: Structure from Motion (3D Modeling) in Alaska National Parks"

November 20, 2018, Tuesday
Speaker: John Lyons, U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Volcano Observatory, Anchorage
Topic: "Can You Hear Me Now? Monitoring and Studying Active Volcanoes with Low Frequency Sound in Alaska, Hawaii, and Beyond"

December 13, 2018, Thursday
Speaker: TBA
Topic: TBA

Other Events of Interest

AGS = Alaska Geological Society
AAEP = Alaska Association of Environmental Professionals
AMA = Alaska Miners Association
GSA = Geophysical Society of Alaska
RDC = Resource Development Council
SPE = Society of Petroleum Engineers

January 22-26, 2018, Monday-Friday
Alaska Marine Science Symposium
Location: Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage

January 24, 2018, Wednesday, 7-10 pm
AMA - Alaska Night at AME-BC Roundup
Location: Vancouver Convention Center West, Meeting Room City Foyer 208/209, Vancouver BC Canada

February 8, 2018, Thursday, 11:30-1 pm
GSA - Ellie Boyce UNAVCO, “How GPS is used in geodesy”
Location: Glenn Olds Hall, USGS, Anchorage

February 12, 2018, Monday
Alaska Forum on the Environment
Location: Dena'Ina Center, Anchorage

February 13, 2018, Tuesday, 6 pm
AEG - Eldon Gath; Earth Consultants International. AEG Distinguished Lecturer
Location: Glacier Brewhouse, Anchorage

February 15, 2018, Thursday
AAEP - Brown Bag Speaker Series
Location: BP Energy Center, Anchorage

February 15, 2018, Thursday, 4:30-8 pm
AAEP - Networking Social Hour and Annual Membership Meeting
Location: Glacier Brewhouse, Anchorage

March 1, 2018, Thursday, 4-5 pm
UAA - Samual Zipper, University of Victoria: “Water Science for the Anthropocene: Eco-hydrological feedbacks following land cover change”
Location: Social Science Bldg. 118, UAA, Anchorage

March 8, 2018, Thursday, 11:45 am
GSA - Keith Millis, SAExploration “Compressive seismic imaging”
Location: ConocoPhillips, Anchorage

March 15, 2018, Thursday, 11:45 am
AAEP - Brown Bag Speaker Series
Location: BP Energy Center, Anchorage

March 26-31, 2018, Monday-Friday
AMA - Spring Convention
Location: Carlson Center, Fairbanks

April 6, 2018, Friday, 11:45 am
UAA - Bob Loeffler, ISER: “Water Quality Issues and Control in Mining”
Location: Engineering Bldg. Rm. 211, UAA Anchorage

April 10, 2018, Thursday
AWRA - Alaska Water Resources: Science, Policy, and Technology
Location: Rasmuson Hall, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage

April 12, 2018, Thursday
GSA - Carrie Laudon, Geophysical Insights
Location: ConocoPhillips, Anchorage

April 17, 2018, Tuesday, 11:45 am
AAEP - Brown Bag Speaker Series
Location: BP Energy Center, Anchorage

April 17, 2018, Tuesday, 5 pm
AWC - Anchorage Waterways Council Annual Meeting
Location: Resolution Brewery

April 20, 2018, Friday, 11:45 am
UAA - Susan Wilson, 3rd Rock Consulting LLC: “Ground Temperature monitoring”.
Location: Engineering Bldg. Rm. 211, UAA, Anchorage

May 10, 2018, Thursday, 11:45 am
GSA - Dr. William Symes, Rice University 2018 SEG Distinguished Lecturer
Location: ConocoPhillips, Anchorage

May 20-23, 2018
AAPG Annual Convention & Exhibition
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

May 31, 2018
AOGA - Alaska Oil & Gas Association. Annual Conference “The Great Debate”
Location: Dena’ina Center, Anchorage

June 7, 2018
Integration of Experimentally Derived Rock Properties into Characterization Workflows
Speaker: Ramil Ahmadov, New England Research, Inc., Houston, Texas
Location: ConocoPhillips Building, Room ANO-259; 700 G Street, Anchorage

November 4-8, 2018
AMA - Alaska Miners Association. Annual convention, exhibition and short courses
Location: Dena’ina Center, Anchorage


AGS Luncheons

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October 24, Tuesday
Speaker: Dr. Michelle Coombs, USGS Alaska Volcano Observatory
Topic: "Forecasting and Detection During the 2017 Eruption of Alaska's Bogoslof Volcano"

November 7 , Tuesday (Note time: 8-11 am)
Speaker: David Houseknecht USGS
Topic: "Nanushuk-Torok Assessment Review"

November 21, Tuesday
Speaker: Tom Homza, Shell Exploration and Production
Topic: "A Geologic Interpretation of the Chukchi Sea Petroleum Province: Offshore Alaska, USA"

December 13, Thursday
(Note: This meeting is with GSA)
Speaker: Dr. Shuvajit (Jit) Bhattacharya, UAA
Topic: TBA

Other Events of Interest

October 11-12, Wednesday - Thursday
US-Canada Northern Oil and Gas Research Forum 2017
Location: Dena’ina Center, 6oo W. Seventh Avenue, Anchorage

October 12, Thursday
Geological Society of Alaska
Topic: “Surface issues in the field: Planning ahead with airborne LiDAR”
Presenter: Tamra Beauboeuf, Airborne Imaging
Location: ConocoPhillips, 700 G St. ATO-1, Anchorage

October 19-21, Wednesday - Thursday
Alaska Federation of Natives Annual Convention
Location: Dena’ina Center, 6oo W. Seventh Avenue, Anchorage

November 1
USGS - Ernest Leffingwell talk, Janet Collins
Location: USGS, Anchorage

November 5-11
AMA - Alaska Miners Association Annual Convention
Location: Dena'Ina Center, Anchorage

November 9, Thursday
Geological Society of Alaska
Topic: “TBA”
Presenter: Fugro Geosciences
Location: ConocoPhillips, 700 G St. ATO-1, Anchorage

November 15, Wednesday
Society of Petroleum Engineers
Doug Cismoski BP Alaska, “A report on BP’s findings regarding the gas leak on GPB DS02-0, and the potential impacts to future well design in permafrost”
Location: BP Alaska, Anchorage

November 15-16, Wednesday-Thursday
RDC - 38th Annual Alaska Resources Conference
Location: Dena'Ina Center, Anchorage

November 16, Thursday
AAEP - Brown Bag Speaker Series
Location: BP Energy Center, Anchorage

Everyone welcome!
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