Eastern Section AAPG

46th Annual Meeting, Morgantown, West Virginia


Welcome to the AAPG Eastern Section 46th Annual Meeting. At this time we are accepting Abstract Submissions. Stay tuned for more information on the meeting. The meeting is hosted by the Appalachian Geological Society, West Virginia University and the West Virginia Geological Survey, and will be held in the heart of Morgantown at the Waterfront Hotel (Soon to be Marriott).

Meeting Overview

Dates: September 24th-27th, 2017
Location: Waterfront Hotel (Soon to be Marriott) Morgantown, West Virginia
Early Registertion Date:
Abstract Submission Date: May 31st, 2017
Poster and oral are presentations welcome

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46th Annual Meeting of the ES-AAPG hosted by AGS

Submission Guidelines

Submit your abstract by May 31, 2017. Poster and oral are presentations welcome. We are seeking abstracts representing the breadth and depth of the Eastern Section.

  • Abstracts should cover the objectives, procedures, results and conclusions of the research and should be no more than 2500 characters in length, including spaces and punctuation. The title, authors and authors' affiliations are not included in the character limit.
  • Abstracts are evaluated on the basis of relevance and timeliness of subject matter, advancement of knowledge, techniques or practice; and overall clarity, organization and presentation of ideas.
  • Titles are required-- they should be brief and state the topic.
  • In keeping with the spirit of the meeting, presenters must refrain from making subtle or blatant sales pitches including but not limited to: repeated use of product names, trade names or pictures, or repeated use of company logo.
  • Student submissions are encouraged for all sessions. Please indicate if the presenter is a student.
  • Submit your abstract in the form in which you would like it published. Abstracts will not be edited.
  • Authors will be notified of acceptance or rejection in June, 2017.
  • Final booth design will be announced in the poster kit sent to all poster presenters prior to the meeting.

  • Important: ES AAPG has no funding for speakers. Do not submit an abstract unless at least one author is certain to attend the meeting. All session chairs, speakers and poster presenters must register to attend the meeting. No exceptions will be made.

  • Oral Sessions: Single-screen electronic presentations will be the only format available. Each session room will be equipped with the following: High intensity projector, computer, large format screen, speaker timer, laser pointer, lapel microphone and lectern microphone. Internet connections and dual screens will not be available. Detailed speaker information will be sent upon abstract acceptance.

  • Poster Session: Half-day poster sessions are planned. Presenters are required to be present a minimum of two hours while their posters are on display. Detailed poster preparation instructions will be sent upon abstract acceptance.

  • Submit: Abstracts for all sessions should be submitted via the meeting website.

  • Permission to publish your abstract is implied when you submit your abstract for consideration. Abstracts will be posted on AAPG's Search and Discovery and available on the Search and Discovery Mobile App. Presenters can post their full presentations on Search and Discovery after the meeting.

Abstract Format

Abstracts for both oral and poster presentations are limited to 2500 characters or less. Skip a line between paragraphs. Lines must be single- spaced; justify the type to the left and right margins; no illustrations, references, or abbreviations. No corrections will be made, so PLEASE PROOFREAD your abstract.
Choose from one of the following technical themes:
Oral Presentation Poster Presentation
2500 characters remaining of 2500

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Meeting Information

Dates: September 24th-27th, 2017
Location: Waterfront Hotel (Soon to be Marriott) Morgantown, West Virginia
Early Registertion Date:Stay tuned
Abstract Submission Date: May 31st, 2017