Career Transition Workshop

Title: Career Transition Workshop

Publication: The Outcrop, May/June 2001, p. 34

This workshop is presented by The American Association of Petroleum Geologists, The Division of Professional Affairs and The SIPES Foundation, in conjunction with the 2001 Annual Meeting.

Sunday, June 3 rd at 8:30 a.m. — Marriott City Center

The Workshop is FREE. A convention registration fee is not required. Please indicate on the Convention registration form that you are attending the Workshop and forward it to the AAPG.

Topics Presented

  • What Type of Work To Do
  • How to be a Geological Consultant
  • Generating, Assembling and Selling Promoted Prospects
  • Legal Contracts, Expert Testimony, Role of Geologist in Commissions and Regulatory Agencies and Types of Mineral Ownership
  • Book Keeping and Tax Information for the Self Employed Geologist
  • Computer Applications for the Independent Geologist

This one-day program is designed to address some of the issues that face the geoscience professional. Though it is primarily for members who are entering, or considering entering, consulting or independent geological practice, information will be presented that can be useful for anyone in helping to establish and maintain a successful consulting practice.

The emphasis will be on the opportunity to interact and discuss topic with a group of experts experienced in this spectrum of topics. The presenters will be Robert Pledger, Tom Fails, Steve Sonnenberg Deborah Sacrey, two local attorneys and a local accountant.

The attendees will be provided a workbook containing the presentations.

The program will be completed approximately two hours prior to the Ice Breaker Reception.