March 2013, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, USA


Conference Program


PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE

as of 5 March, 2013

 

 ** Preliminary Oral Program (PDF here) **


** Preliminary Poster Program (PDF here) **


 ==> Pre-Conference Abstract and Program Volume (large 6MB PDF) <==


** Revised Floor Plan for Posters and Sponsors (March 5 - PDF here) **


Important Notice to Delegates:

1. All talks are limited to 15 minutes, with the exception of our three invited keynote lectures. Please plan on 12 minutes for your presentation with a couple of minutes for questions.

2. Poster panels are 8 ft. wide (2.4 m) by 4 ft. high (1.2 m). Each presenter will be limited to a single panel. Please plan your poster layout accordingly.




PRE-MEETING FIELD TRIP

 

Saturday, 9 March 2012

 

Field Trip 1: K/Pg Boundary in Core and Outcrop

7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Leaders: Kirt Campion, John Breyer, Erik Scott, Richard Denne (Marathon Oil)

 

 

CONFERENCE AND TECHNICAL PROGRAM

 

Sunday, 10 March 2013

 

3:00-7:00 pm: CONFERENCE CHECK-IN

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON

HILTON HOTEL – 2ND FLOOR MEZZANINE

Check in will also be open on Monday and Tuesday

 

7:00-9:00 pm: ICE-BREAKER

HILTON HOTEL – 2ND FLOOR MEZZANINE

AND POSTER EXHIBITION

 

 

Monday, 11 March

 

ORAL SESSION

University of Houston Campus – Science and Engineering Lecture Hall 100

 

7:15 am: Oral Sessions Begin: Welcome by General Chair

7:30 am: Microfossils of Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs

9:30 am: Break with Coffee:

11:30 am:  End of Morning Session

 

12:00 – 1:15 pm: LUNCH: Shamrock Ballroom

                      POSTER EXHIBITION: Conrad Hilton Ballroom

 

1:30 pm : Reconstruction of Past Environments and Biofacies Analysis:

3:15 pm: Break with Coffee

5:30 pm : End of Monday Oral Sessions

 

6:00 pm -8:00 pm: POSTER EXHIBITION AND ICE-BREAKER

Conrad Hilton Ballroom

 

 

Tuesday, 12-March

 

ORAL SESSION

University of Houston Campus – Science and Engineering Lecture Hall 100

 

7:30 am: High Resolution Biostratigraphy, Taxonomy, and Evolution

9:30 am: Break with Coffee

11:30 am: End of Morning Session

 

12:00 – 1:15 pm: LUNCH: Shamrock Ballroom

                       LAST POSTER EXHIBITION: Conrad Hilton Ballroom

                       Presenters should remove posters between 1:15 and 4:00 pm.

 

1:30 pm: Environmental Monitoring and New Techniques and Technologies:

3:15 pm: Break with Coffee

5:30 pm: End of Tuesday Oral Sessions 

 

7:00 pm -10:30 pm: EVENING SOCIAL

 

Plenary Dinner With The Dinosaurs

Houston Museum of Natural Science, Morian Hall of Paleontology

 

Followed by Lecture in Moran Lecture Hall

“Wildfire Paleoecology on the Cretaceous Coast, Arlington Archosaur Site”

Guest Speaker: Derek J. Main

Director of the Arlington Archosaur Site, University of Texas at Arlington

 

 

Wednesday, 13 March 2013

 

ORAL SESSION

University of Houston Campus – Science and Engineering Lecture Hall 100

7:30 am: Microfossils in Paleoclimatology and Paleoceanography:

9:30 am: Break with Coffee

11:30 am: End of Oral Sessions, Farewell From General Chair

 



POST-MEETING WORKSHOPS

 

Wednesday, 13 March 2013

 

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Room 1. StrataBugs  Instructors: John Athersuch, Paul Britton, and Rosa Britton.
            The instructors intend to offer a hands on session for participants with laptops at the end of their workshop.

Room 2.  Overview of Paleozoic Microfossils: Conodonts, Graptolites, and Acritarchs
             Instructors: Daniel Goldman and others.

 

 

Thursday, 14 March 2013

 

8:30 am – 11:30 am

Room 1. Statistics and Sampling Theory Instructors: Anthony Gary and Lawrence Febo

Room 2. TimeScale Creator and the 2012 Time Scale Instructors: Jim Ogg and Felix Gradstein

 
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Room 1. Palynology for Non-Palynologists Instructors: Iain Prince and Thomas Demchuk

 




POST-MEETING FIELD TRIP

 

Thursday 14 March through Saturday 16 March

 

Field Trip 2: Eagle Ford Shale, Del Rio, Texas, area

1:00 pm Thursday, 14 March – 7:00 pm Saturday, 16 March, 2013

Leaders: Scott Staerker and Lawrence Febo (BP)