2023 AIPG Conference Technical Presentations
The American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) will be hosting its 60th Annual Conference in the Greater Cincinnati Area (specifically Covington, KY) with activities from September 15 through 19, 2023.
Our Annual Conference presentations provide technical expertise and project examples of implementation for a wide variety of topics including:
Technical Session Topics:
- Conceptual Site Models
- Digital Tools and Modeling
- Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion
- Emerging Energy Needs
- Environmental Microbiology
- Ethics & Professional Standards
- Geophysical Methods
- Green and Sustainable Infrastructure
- Hydro-Geological Studies
- In-Situ Methods for Industrial Sites
- Karst Geology
- LNAPL Assessment and Remediation
- Mineral Resources
- PFAS Sampling, Distribution, Treatment
- Source Zone Treatment Methods
- Vapor Intrusion
Petroleum Connection readers may be interested in attending:
Pathway for Sustainable Aggregate Development in Buckeye, Arizona
Eric Mears, Haley & Aldrich, and Thomas J. Lowry, CalPortland Company
Petrographic Analyses for Forensic Investigations of Industrial Minerals and Rocks
Steven Stokowski, CPG, Stone Products Consultants
Diagenetic Induced Petroleum Reservoir Degradation in the Big Clifty Sandstone, Down-dip of a Karst Plain in South Central Kentucky Along the Southeastern Periphery of the Illinois Basin – Kort H. Butler, MEM, American Engineering Testing Inc.
Expedited Investigation of a Karstic Terrain Gasoline Release to Litigation Delaying Critical Parts of a Multi-Billion Dollar Airport Expansion Effort – David Heidlauf, CPG, Ramboll
The National Geologic Map Database – Resource for Geoscience Professionals and the Public – David Soller, US Geological Survey
Furthering Hydraulic Characterization: Visual Mapping of Injection Data – Andrew Kavanagh, Regenesis
Industrial Seismology, A Brief Introduction –
Mark Trimble, CPG
Lines of Evidence for Evaluating LNAPL and Dissolved-Phase Plume-Stability at Petroleum Sites – West Johnson, MEM, Columbia Technologies LLC
With Great (Geoscience) Power Comes Great Responsibility – Andrea Waldie, Geoscientists Canada
Development of Site-Specific Background Concentrations of CCR Parameters in Native Soils at Current and Former Fossil Plants in Tennessee – Edgar Smith, Stantec
Hydrogeological Characterization of a Potential Mine Site – Paul Chasco, CPG, Natural Resources Management
Exploring Applications of cDC-GANSs for Subsurface Problems: Multiphase Flow and Enhanced Reaction Rates – Farzad Moeini, University of Cincinnati
How “Green” is Green Energy? Applying the AIPG Code of Ethics to Energy Sources and Policy – Jessica Davey, MEM, Davey Consulting Corp.
Our Plenary opening presentations and panel on Monday, September 18, 2023, will feature geological survey representatives from Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio.
Geological Survey Presentations
Geologic Survey presentations will include highlights of new:
- Research findings,
- Data bases and
- Answers to frequently asked questions
For the oil & gas, coal & mineral mining, land and water resource, hazard identification and mitigation industry companies and staff.
Lunch Time Keynote Speakers
Monday, September 18, 2023
Dr. Amy Townsend-Small, Professor, University of Cincinnati presenting: Community Engaged Research, Teaching, and Service in the Earth and Environmental Sciences
Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Mayor Joseph U. Meyer, City of Covington, KY presenting: Covington: Transformed!
Student/Early Career Professionals Day
Saturday, September 16, 2023
Workshop from 8 am to 5 pm
Lunch with professional attendees included!
- mentoring opportunities
- ASBOG exam tips
- professional licensing and certification options and benefits
- resume, career building, and interview tips
- mock interviews with real companies and agencies
- demonstration of in-field analysis equipment
- hands-on activity measuring strike & dip, trend & plunge on rock samples with different models of transits
Celebration reception for students and early career professional to network with industry professionals will be held after workshop.
There is a $70 registration fee for Student/Early Career Professional in-person attendance and $20 for remote attendance. Student scholarships available for in-person attendance only.
Lead Inspector and OSHA HAZWOPER Refreshers
Lead Inspector Refresher Training
(Saturday, 9/16/2023, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Registration Deadline – 9/1/2023
8-Hour HAZWOPER Refresher Training
(Saturday, 9/16/2023, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Registration Deadline – 8/23/2023
Attending the technical presentations and workshops will earn continuing education credits.
Registration for all these conference activities can be found at:
Virtual Connections Available
If you are unable to travel, we are offering virtual registration on highlighted presentations. A virtual registration allows you to watch the presentations and earn continuing education credits the days of the conference and a link to the recorded sessions to watch after the conference until December 31, 2023.
Please join us for any of these activities you can use and enjoy!