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Kuwait City has been chosen to host the Fifth Arabian Plate Geology Workshop on the Lower Triassic to Middle Jurassic Evaporite-Carbonate-Siliciclastic Systems of the Arabian Plate (Sudair to Dhruma and time equivalent). The workshop will be held from 9-11 February 2015 in Kuwait. Hope to see you there!

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Important Dates

Call for Papers Deadline01 September 2014
Call for Papers Opens20 March 2014
Registration Opens01 October 2014
Early Registration Closes15 December 2014
Registration Closes01 February 2015

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Social Programme

Workshop registration also includes entry to the following social activities:

Icebreaker Reception

Date: Monday, 9 February, 18:00 – 20:00 hrs
Location: Teatro Terrace, Hilton Kuwait Resort

Workshop Dinner

Date: Tuesday, 11 February, 19:30 – 22:00 hrs
Location: Peacock Restaurant, Radisson Blu Hotel Kuwat
Transportation will be provided to and from the hotel


Field Trip

The field trip will focus on several sections of the Sudair, Jilh, Mafraq and Dhruma Formation exposed in different wadis cutting into the Jebel Akhdar anticline of the Oman Mountains. They represent the AP6 and AP7 megasequence and comprise the Akhdar and Sahtan Group. Main objective of the field trip will be on the evolution of the sedimentary systems of all formations: lithofacies distribution, sequence stratigraphy, potential reservoir and seal units and regional correlations.

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