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The response to our Call for Papers exceeded our most optimistic expectations. We thank all the authors and co-authors who contributed abstracts, and appreciate the employers, data owners, and partners that approved those abstracts for presentation. Consequently, we have scheduled two days of concurrent oral sessions.On April 19, we emailed all authors of accepted Oral and/or Poster Presentations acknowledgement of the acceptance of their submission. This included our Draft Technical Program as an attachment to the accepted Oral presenters, and assignment to the various poster sessions to Poster presenters. Because these emails had so many recipients, some may have been blocked by recipient’s spam filter. Therefore, we kindly request you check your spam folder first. If it was blocked for whatever reason, as soon as possible email: paul.post@boem.gov.

Our current draft Program & Schedule of Events, Oral Presentations & Schedule, and Poster Presentations List are all available on the Program page (see above). Like all other conferences, there will probably be minor adjustments to the program over the period up to the event. All authors will be advised of the final program that will also be posted on the website.

From August 19–22, 2018, the Conjugate Margins Conference returns to Halifax, Nova Scotia, the place of its origin. It will he held at Dalhousie University and be Celebrating 10 years of the CMC: Pushing the Boundaries of Knowledge.

Halifax 2018 is the sixth of this biennial international conference series with the inaugural meeting held in Halifax in 2008, followed by successful gatherings in Lisbon (2010), Dublin (2012), St. John’s (2014), and Recife (2017). These pan-Atlantic gatherings are designed for academic, government, and industry researchers and explorers to present the latest research and knowledge on topics directly impacting hydrocarbon exploration in Atlantic margin basins.

Five thematic oral sessions are planned for the Halifax 2018 meeting with internationally recognized keynote speakers opening each:

  • Geodynamics
  • Stratigraphy & Sedimentology
  • Regional geology
  • Geochemistry & Petroleum Systems
  • Exploration Thinking for the Atlantic Conjugate Margins

In addition there will be poster presentations, several pre-meeting field trips, two salt-related short courses, post-meeting conventional core workshop, display of recent regional seismic programs, industry displays and several social events.

Further details of the Program, Registration and other aspects of the conference will be announced on social media and posted on the website when confirmed.

Sponsors (as of June, 2018)

The organizers of the Conjugate Margins Conference sincerely thank our sponsors, partners, and supporters who contributed financially and/or in-kind to the Conference’s success.

Diamond — $15,000+

Nova Scotia Department of Energy [logo] OERA (Offshore Energy Research Association) [logo] Husky Energy [logo] Equinor

Gold — $6,000–$9,999 & In-kind

GEOExPro Atlantic Geoscience Society/Société Géoscientifique de l’Atlantique [logo] American Association of Petroleum Geologists [logo] bp Helios [logo] Beicip-Franlab Earthmoves Limited

Bronze — $2,000–$3,999 & In-kind

ExxonMobile [wordmark] Dalhousie University [logo]

Patrons & Supporters — $1,000–$1,999 & In-kind

RPS Merit Travel Agile Scientific Manchester University/NARG Lynx Information Services International Association of Sedimentologists [logo] Geological Survey of Canada / Natural Resources Canada Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board [logo]