The Louisiana Oil and Gas Exposition, known as LAGCOE will take place October 22-24, 2013. But the first LAGCOE event of 2013 is today. The Young Professionals of LAGCOE Inaugural Luncheon will take place today, January 11 at the Petroleum Club. Young Professionals of LAGCOE was established to engage the younger generation in activities which promote the oil and gas industry's ongoing growth. Today's guest speaker will be Mr. Frank Harrison, Optimistic Oil President and oil industry icon honored as 'LAGCOE Looey' in 2009. LAGCOE 2013 has an Exhibitor wait list of 433 companies (in addition to 430 exhibiting companies.) Although today's event is sold out, young oil and gas industry professionals are invited to become involved in volunteer positions which contribute significantly to LAGCOE's ongoing success.