APEGGAs Investment in the Future
The Geoscience Professional Development Centre
Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists
of Alberta (APEGGA) has contributed $30,000 to the Geoscience Professional
Development Centre (GPDC) at the University of Calgary. The centre
meets the post-degree training needs of petroleum industry professionals
by providing quality, low-cost courses in a broad array of cross-disciplinary
geoscience topics in petroleum exploration, reservoir characterization
and exploitation. Courses offered by the GPDC provide up-to-date
knowledge of geoscience sub-disciplines and upgrade learners
abilities to efficiently use integrated interpretative software.
Centres computer teaching laboratory is equipped with 20 dual-monitor,
high-end personal computers (PCs) and required peripherals.
APEGGA as a sponsor are the University of Calgary (UofC), the American
Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) - $50,000, the Society
of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) - $20,000, the Canadian Society
of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG) - $10,000, and the Canadian Society
of Exploration Geophysicists (CSEG) - $10,000.
For more information go to www.gpdc.ca.