Michigan Association of Professional Landmen to host 42nd Annual Fall Seminar Sept. 19 at The B.O.B. in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.The Michigan Association of Professional Landmen (MAPL) will host its 42nd Annual Fall Seminar from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 at The B.O.B. (“The Big Old Building”), in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The event will take place in the Eve room, located on the 4th floor of The B.O.B. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. with the first speaker starting promptly at 9 a.m. Coffee, juice, water, rolls, muffins and fruit will be provided for attendees during the registration/check-in hour. 

Seminar attendees will earn 5 AAPL ­continuing education credits, according to a summary of the event. Registration can be made by ­visiting the MAPL website, located at www.michiganlandman.com/calendar, selecting Sept. 19 on the calendar, and ­clicking the Register button. In keeping with tradition, the MAPL Fall Seminar has been scheduled concurrent with the September meeting of the Michigan Oil and Gas Association. MOGA’s evening reception begins at 5 p.m. at The B.O.B.

Commenting on the upcoming event, MAPL 2019–20 President Chris Tooman noted last week, “We have an excellent group of speakers scheduled throughout the day are excited to host our 42nd Annual Fall Seminar in such a unique venue.”

For additional information on the 2019 MAPL Fall Seminar, contact Tooman via email at [email protected] The B.O.B. is located at 20 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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The schedule of presenters for the MAPL seminar and their topics are as follows:

8 a.m. — Registration (Coffee, Juice, Rolls, Muffins & Fruit Provided) – Eve Room

9 a.m. — Chris Tooman, President,
Michigan Association of Professional Landmen


9:15 a.m. — Mike Cornelius,
Outreach Coordinator, Michigan Oil and Gas Association (MOGA)

MOGA Update

9:30 a.m. — Ronald Redick, Attorney,
Mika Meyers PLC

Riparian Rights

10:15 a.m. — Adam Wygant, Director,
Oil, Gas, and Minerals Division of Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE)

Industry Update

10:45 a.m. — Morning Break (Drinks Provided)

11 a.m. — Heather Kinnunen, GIS Director,
Western Land Services, Inc.

Current and Future Needs of GIS in the
Energy Industry

11:45 a.m. — Lunch Break

1 p.m. — Steve Rapanos,
American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) Region II Director

AAPL Regional Director Update

1:15 p.m. — Anna Mooney, Senior Government Relations Strategist, Enbridge

Line 5 Update

2 p.m. — Julie Baldwin, Manager, Renewable Energy Section, Energy Resources Division, Michigan Public Service Commission

Future of Renewable Energy in Michigan

3 p.m. — Afternoon Break
(Drinks and Snacks Provided)

3:15 p.m. — Michigan Sen. Curt VanderWall

Legislative View of Michigan’s Energy Sector, followed by Q&A Session

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