About the Conference

Welcome to Champaign, Illinois for the Eastern Section American Association of Petroleum Geologists (ESAAPG) 2020 Annual Meeting, September 13th -16th, 2020. The Conference will be held at the I Hotel and Conference Center located at 1900 S. 1st Street, Champaign – just south of the State Farm Center and steps from the University of Illinois Campus.





The conference will include a core workshop, short courses, field trips, technical sessions (both oral and poster), exhibit space, and networking events.




Industry operators, government agencies, academic faculty and professionals, students, and regulatory entities will be exposed to state-of-the-art exploration and development techniques, new assessment methodologies, useful regulatory information, exhibitor information, and networking for career development.




General Program is as follows:

    Sunday, September 13, 2020 - Student Expo (early afternoon)
    Monday, September 14, 2020 - Field Trips, Short Courses, Exhibitors Set-up
    Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - Technical Sessions (Oral and Poster), Dinner, Core Workshop with Cash Bar (tickets for beer and wine), Exhibit Hall
    Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - Technical Sessions (Oral and Poster), Exhibit Hall

Please visit the website often for updates and detailed Registration,Technical Program, Student Expo, Short Course and Field Trip Information. To be included in the Technical Program requires submitting an abstract of your poster or oral presentation. See the Call for Abstracts page for more abstract information.

We look forward to seeing you at the ESAAPG 2020 Annual Meeting.


Donna Willette and Hannes Leetaru, ESAAPG Meeting Co-Chairs
Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS)