Every E&P professional with a hand in business development should make reservations now to attend the information-saturated A&D - The Workshop and A&D Strategies & Opportunities conference in Dallas September 3-4 hosted by Hart Energy Publishing. A&D Watch's half-day tutorial, A&D - The Workshop on Sept. 3, is the must-attend event for every Business Development team. The workshop is a great primer by some of the industry's crackerjack acquisition experts for those breaking into business development and those wanting to update their BD best practices. A&D - The Workshop, sponsored by The Oil & Gas Asset Clearinghouse, is an overview of the upstream Business Development space for newcomer and veteran professionals on BD teams and firms that provide services to E&P A&D. Attendees will hear the Business Development 101 basics on current upstream M&A trends, reserve analysis, negotiating skills, networking, screening acquisition prospects, financing, due diligence, and tricks and traps. Hear from the experts at A&D – The Workshop. Keep yourself and your BD team in the know and ahead of the competition! Learn more about the Sept. 3 A&D - The Workshop. Click here to register. Following the workshop and now recognized as "the BEST A&D event in the Industry," is Oil and Gas Investor's 7thA&D Strategies and Opportunities on Sept. 4. The all-day conference features industry players in the trenches offering up-to-the-minute updates and market trends and nuances that affect your dealmaking. Last year's event drew nearly 600 of your peers and asset competitors, and seating is limited. Don't miss hearing about current asset market metrics, buying in shale plays, best practices and pre-emptive opportunities. Learn more about the Sept. 4 A&D Strategies and Opportunities Conference. Click here to register. Both events will be held at the Fairmont Hotel in Dallas. Be there. And look me up. I look forward to networking with the industry's top players. So will you.