In a market that is experiencing the most disruptive period in a generation, the APPEA 2018 Conference Program will drive in-depth discussion and debate for the industry and its leaders with the theme – Resilient Business – Success in the New Energy Market.
International experts and Australian industry leaders will provide up-to-date analysis, case studies and technical know-how on the big issues facing our industry. Politicians, executives and analysts will discuss the policy concerns confronting us. Combined with an array of business networking events, APPEA 2018 is the place to form new partnerships and strengthen existing ones.
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Join your fellow delegates and collect your registration packs prior to attending the opening Welcome Reception at 6.00pm.
On this pre-conference site visit, delegates will have the opportunity to explore three very unique facilities in Adelaide: Innovation District at Tonsley, the Onshore Petroleum Centre of Excellence (OPCE), and the world-class South Australia Drill Core Reference Library.
Brought to you by the Government of South Australia
You had me at Merlot
Whilst for many great relationships it’s ‘You Had Me at Hello’, when it comes to introducing great food & wine regions, South Australia you had us at Merlot!
Join us for the first official social function of APPEA 2018 as we showcase the best local wines and produce the festival state has to offer. The perfect setting to get a taste of the quality networking the next 3 days will deliver with a side of stunning views, unique South Australian flavours and some fun and frivolity into the mix.
By Invitation Only
In recognition of the valuable contribution to the conference program, all presenters are invited to this breakfast. A great opportunity to meet fellow presenters and gain a valuable technical & audio visual briefing prior to presenting.
The APPEA conference technical program incorporates an extensive poster series displayed in the exhibition hall.
Come along and join us for the ‘Meet the Authors’ event in the poster presentation area from 3:15pm to 6:00pm on Tuesday 15 May where the authors will be available to discuss their work.
Need a private meeting with your client? APPEA in partnership with KPMG delivers the KPMG Meeting Zone – a custom made section of the exhibition floor delivering the ideal place to meet in hourly segments, with two private meeting zones. Available for bookings in advance and/or onsite.
Take the opportunity to network, view the poster display and peruse the exhibition whilst enjoying morning tea in the Exhibition Hall.
Enjoy a cuppa and refreshments whilst making some new contacts, viewing the poster displays and the many exhibitors at APPEA 2018.
Having examined the dynamic poster presentation arena inside the exhibition showcase, take this opportunity to meet the authors behind the work and discuss and debate their displayed poster presentations.
Make sure you join this high energy period of the conference where the exhibition buzzes with conversations about what the day has delivered and the promise of events for Day 2.
Take the opportunity as an oil and gas supplier to host your clients in the vibrant city of Adelaide. As a delegate – accept the invitations from suppliers and clients or from fellow delegates to expand your networks or reinforce current partnerships.
Meet with the industry’s leading explorers, producers and suppliers in this one-stop-shop exhibition of the best the Australian and international oil and gas industry has to offer. The Exhibition will provide an exceptional opportunity to view the latest technologies and the newest advances in the oil and gas industry.
The APPEA conference technical program incorporates an extensive poster series displayed in the exhibition hall. Enjoy your tea break whilst perusing the posters.
Refuel with some tasty treats whilst catching up with colleagues and making new contacts in Australia’s biggest annual upstream oil & gas event.
Absorb all that the APPEA 2017 Exhibition has to offer whilst enjoying your lunch with your industry colleagues.
It’s coffee o’clock! Share a coffee with one of over 2,000+ oil and gas professionals under the one roof of the APPEA 2017 Exhibition.
Meet with colleagues and new contacts after another busy day at the conference. Share ideas over a refreshing drink before you prepare for the Conference Dinner.
‘Experience the iconic’
Step out in style and join your colleagues to celebrate APPEA’s official Conference Dinner. This evening remains one of the most anticipated of the industry’s social calendar as delegates and guests enjoy a superb three-course dinner and world-class entertainment. A selection of prestigious APPEA awards are presented at this, the oil & gas industry’s night of nights. Whether you book a single ticket or a table, this event will impress!
Join us for the final day of the APPEA 2018 Exhibition. The perfect place to visit an array of exhibiting companies and catch up with your business contacts.
Note the exhibition closes at 3pm today.
The great food and refreshments just keep on coming! Grab a cuppa and keep exploring the APPEA 2018 Exhibition on this final day of the conference.
By Invitation Only
The Authors’ Lunch is where APPEA thanks the people who have committed time and energy to produce the outstanding array of papers that are received each year for the conference.
The attendees of this invitation-only event are authors and/or presenters of the papers, representatives of the APPEA Board and selected guests.
South Australia bids delegates from APPEA 2018 a fond farewell on the banks of the River Torrens. As the sun sets, take in the last opportunity to mix with your fellow colleagues in the Innova Global Platinum Club. Be sure to enjoy the live performances from local artists along with your favourite drop, at this memorable Southern Send-off.
2018 Australian Oilfield Golf Tournament (AOGT)
Friday 18 May 2017
Organised by AOGT 2018 Committee
The Australian Oilfield Golf Tournament (AOGT) has been a staple feature that follows the APPEA annual conference and is now in its 52nd year. The tournament is brought to you by a committee of dedicated volunteers from the oil and gas industry and in 2018 aims to raise funds for a nominated SA Charity.