SEG Dallas 2016 Event Schedule

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FRIDAY, 14 OCTOBER

OMNI Self-Serve Badge Printing Kiosk & Convention Center
General


Avoid getting in line at the registration desk by visiting user-friendly kiosks to print your own badge using your account information.

Friday
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
OMNI Dallas Hotel Lobby and CC Lobby D
SEG/EXXONMOBIL Student Education Program
Students

Closed Event

SEP is sponsored by ExxonMobil and staffed with leading professional geoscientists who act as instructors and facilitators through two and a half days of lectures and discussion followed by practical, hands-on exercises.

Friday
4:00 PM-6:30 PM
OMNI Trinity 6/7/8

SATURDAY, 15 OCTOBER

Convention Center Main Registration & Self-Serve Badge Printing
General


Visit user-friendly kiosks to print your own badge using your account information, or get registration assistance from an attendant at the registration desk.

Saturday
7:30 AM-2:00 PM
Lobby D
OMNI Self-Serve Badge Printing Kiosk
General


Avoid getting in line at the registration desk by visiting user-friendly kiosks to print your own badge using your account information.

Saturday
7:30 AM-5:00 PM
OMNI Dallas Hotel Lobby and CC Lobby D
Continuing Education Courses
Education


Attend a wide selection of CEU-granting one and two-day courses covering a range of topics. Register online while Registering for the Annual Meeting.

Details
Saturday
8:00 AM-5:00 PM
C140-C147
SEG/EXXONMOBIL Student Education Program
Students

Closed Event

SEP is sponsored by ExxonMobil and staffed with leading professional geoscientists who act as instructors and facilitators through two and a half days of lectures and discussion followed by practical, hands-on exercises.

Saturday
8:00 AM-5:00 PM
OMNI Trinity 1/2
SEG/CHEVRON Student Leadership Symposium
Students

Closed Event

SLS focuses on leadership, teamwork, and communication skills building for 50 student participants who are all active officers of their SEG Student Chapters.

Saturday
8:00 AM-5:00 PM
OMNI Trinity 6/7/8

SUNDAY, 16 OCTOBER

Convention Center Main Registration & Self-Serve Badge Printing
General


Visit user-friendly kiosks to print your own badge using your account information, or get registration assistance from an attendant at the registration desk.

Sunday
7:30 AM-8:00 PM
Lobby D
OMNI Self-Serve Badge Printing Kiosk
General


Avoid getting in line at the registration desk by visiting user-friendly kiosks to print your own badge using your account information.

Sunday
7:30 AM-8:00 PM
OMNI Dallas Hotel Lobby and CC Lobby D
Distinguished Instructor Short Course (DISC)
Education

Instructor: James Gaiser

3C Seismic and VSP: Converted Waves and Vector Wavefield Applications

Details
Sunday
8:00 AM-4:00 PM
C143
Continuing Education Courses
Education


Attend a wide selection of CEU-granting one and two-day courses covering a range of topics. Register online while Registering for the Annual Meeting.

Details
Sunday
8:00 AM-5:00 PM
C140-C147
SEG/EXXONMOBIL Student Education Program
Students

Closed Event

SEP is sponsored by ExxonMobil and staffed with leading professional geoscientists who act as instructors and facilitators through two and a half days of lectures and discussion followed by practical, hands-on exercises.

Sunday
8:00 AM-5:00 PM
OMNI Trinity 1/2
SEG/CHEVRON Student Leadership Symposium
Education

Closed Event

SLS focuses on leadership, teamwork, and communication skills building for 50 student participants who are all active officers of their SEG Student Chapters.

Sunday
9:00 AM-2:00 PM
OMNI Trinity 6/7/8
SEG Annual Council Meeting
General


The Council consists of Representatives from each Section, Associated Society, Technical Section, and Geographic District.

Sunday
1:00 PM-3:00 PM
OMNI Dallas A/B/H Ballroom
Icebreaker & Expo Preview
Networking


Sunday Icebreaker is an Annual Meeting tradition! Join us for food, drinks and a sneak preview of the 2016 Exposition Hall. Greet and interface with the SEG presidents, visit companies, renew acquaintances, and network with exhibitors!

Sunday
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Exhibit Hall
Student & Early Career Lounge
Students

Sunday–Wednesday, 16–19 October

Open during Exposition hours and located in the Exposition Hall, the Student and Early Career Lounge is the most prestigious gathering spot for the world’s geosciences students and early career professionals. Join us for technical talks, unique career development sessions and great networking opportunities.

Sunday
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
SEG Pavilion
Geoscientists Without Borders®
General

Open during Exposition hours

Geoscientists Without Borders® supports humanitarian applications of geoscience around the world through funding projects that benefit communities in need. To learn more about GWB, visit the kiosk located in the SEG Pavilion.

Sunday
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
SEG Pavilion
Book Mart
General


Visit the SEG Book Mart on the Exhibit Floor to see SEG's seven new titles, sale items, SEG apparel, and gifts.

Details
Sunday
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
SEG Pavilion

MONDAY, 17 OCTOBER

Convention Center Main Registration & Self-Serve Badge Printing
General


Visit user-friendly kiosks to print your own badge using your account information, or get registration assistance from an attendant at the registration desk.

Monday
7:30 AM-6:00 PM
Lobby D
OMNI Self-Serve Badge Printing Kiosk
General


Avoid getting in line at the registration desk by visiting user-friendly kiosks to print your own badge using your account information.

Monday
7:30 AM-6:00 PM
OMNI Dallas Hotel Lobby and CC Lobby D
Opening Session & Presidential Address
General


State of SEG

The Opening Session of SEG Dallas 2016 featured a presentation from President John Bradford addressing the current state of the Society.

Download the State of SEG (PDF)

Keynote speaker: Dave Hager, President & CEO of Devon Energy Corporation, will present “The Importance of Technology in All Commodity Cycles.”

Monday
9:00 AM-11:15 AM
C1/C2
Book Mart
General


Visit the SEG Book Mart on the Exhibit Floor to see SEG's seven new titles, sale items, SEG apparel, and gifts.

Details
Monday
9:00 AM-6:00 PM
SEG Pavilion
Exposition Hall Open
General


The SEG International Exhibition showcases leading companies displaying the latest in products, technologies and services.

Monday
9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Level 2, Halls B-D
Student & Early Career Lounge
Students

Sunday–Wednesday, 16–19 October

Open during Exposition hours and located in the Exposition Hall, the Student and Early Career Lounge is the most prestigious gathering spot for the world’s geosciences students and early career professionals. Join us for technical talks, unique career development sessions and great networking opportunities.

Monday
9:00 AM-6:00 PM
SEG Pavilion
Student Pop-Up Talks
Students

Various Times

Visit the SEG Pavilion for a series of engaging talks drawing from the experience of great minds from the industry.

Monday
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
SEG Pavilion
Geoscientists Without Borders®
General

Open during Exposition hours

Geoscientists Without Borders® supports humanitarian applications of geoscience around the world through funding projects that benefit communities in need. To learn more about GWB, visit the kiosk located in the SEG Pavilion.

Monday
9:00 AM-6:00 PM
SEG Pavilion
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Tours

US$71

Located in the heart of downtown Dallas with exhibits that highlight the resources and systems that make up planet earth and its inhabitants. Escorted tour and transportation provided.

Details
Monday
9:30 AM-12:30 PM
Transportation Departs OMNI Dallas Hotel
Halliburton Wireline Facility Fieldtrip
Education

US$60

For mining and near surface registrants. Limited to first 20 registrants–includes box lunch and transportation.

Details
Monday
11:30 AM-5:30 PM
Transportation Departs Convention Center
Technical Program Afternoon Sessions
Education


With more than 1,500 abstracts received for review, this year's Technical Program includes 140 diverse sessions. Geoscience professionals from all geophysical disciplines and all parts of the world are represented and will share the latest case histories, technological advancements, and research discoveries.

Details
Monday
1:00 PM-5:00 PM
D161-D174 & C140-C156
SEG Challenge Bowl Finals
Students


Join us for an exciting afternoon at this international test of students’ knowledge in the geosciences. Students who participated in regional competitions all over the world come to this final moment when only one team will become the World Champions!

Monday
2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Omni Dallas D
Technical Program Coffee Break
General


Take a moment during your coffee break to visit the SEG Book Mart for a book signing by some of the most celebrated figures in modern geophysics.

Details
Monday
2:40 PM-3:20 PM
Exhibit Hall
Student Networking Event
Students

This event is limited to students, faculty advisors, and company sponsors.

The Student Networking Event provides students an opportunity to network with industry recruiters in a relaxed atmosphere.

Monday
4:00 PM-5:30 PM
OMNI Dallas E/F
Beverage Reception
Networking


Make the most of your time at the SEG Annual Meeting by taking advantage of networking opportunities like this Beverage Reception.

Monday
4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Exhibit Hall
Women’s Networking Evening Event
Networking

US$20

Networking event features a Pioneers in Geophysics poster session that highlights pioneering women in geophysics. Tickets for this event may be purchased in advance or onsite in the Registration Area.

Students are eligible to buy one ticket to the Women's Networking Event and receive a second for free. In order to receive the second free ticket, we ask that the registrant contact registration@seg.org.

Attendees must have ticket for admission.

Monday
5:00 PM-6:30 PM
OMNI Greenville Avenue

TUESDAY, 18 OCTOBER

SEG Members-Only Breakfast
Networking


Member Services would like to celebrate our members. Stop by to
join us for breakfast and coffee!

Tuesday
7:00 AM-8:30 AM
OMNI Dallas E/F
Convention Center Main Registration & Self-Serve Badge Printing
General


Visit user-friendly kiosks to print your own badge using your account information, or get registration assistance from an attendant at the registration desk.

Tuesday
7:30 AM-6:00 PM
Lobby D
Technical Program Morning Sessions
Education


With more than 1,500 abstracts received for review, this year's Technical Program includes 140 diverse sessions. Geoscience professionals from all geophysical disciplines and all parts of the world are represented and will share the latest case histories, technological advancements, and research discoveries.

Details
Tuesday
8:00 AM-12:00 PM
D161-D174 & C140-C156
Book Mart
General


Visit the SEG Book Mart on the Exhibit Floor to see SEG's seven new titles, sale items, SEG apparel, and gifts.

Details
Tuesday
9:00 AM-6:00 PM
SEG Pavilion
Exposition Hall Open
General


The SEG International Exhibition showcases leading companies displaying the latest in products, technologies and services.

Tuesday
9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Level 2, Halls B-D
Student & Early Career Lounge
Students

Sunday–Wednesday, 16–19 October

Open during Exposition hours and located in the Exposition Hall, the Student and Early Career Lounge is the most prestigious gathering spot for the world’s geosciences students and early career professionals. Join us for technical talks, unique career development sessions and great networking opportunities.

Tuesday
9:00 AM-6:00 PM
SEG Pavilion
Student Pop-Up Talks
Students

Various Times

Visit the SEG Pavilion for a series of engaging talks drawing from the experience of great minds from the industry.

Tuesday
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
SEG Pavilion
Geoscientists Without Borders®
General

Open during Exposition hours

Geoscientists Without Borders® supports humanitarian applications of geoscience around the world through funding projects that benefit communities in need. To learn more about GWB, visit the kiosk located in the SEG Pavilion.

Tuesday
9:00 AM-6:00 PM
SEG Pavilion
Technical Program Coffee Break
General


Take a moment during your coffee break to visit the SEG Book Mart for a book signing by some of the most celebrated figures in modern geophysics.

Details
Tuesday
9:40 AM-10:20 AM
Exhibit Hall
Applied Science Education Program
Education


Assessing the Red Planet’s Habitability using the ROVER CURIOSITY
Presented by Shaunna Morrison, NASA MSL Science Team Member

Details
Tuesday
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Elm Fork
GAC Latin America & Europe/FSU Luncheon Meeting
Networking

US$35

Speaker: Tom Liskey, DrillingInfo, Regional Manager, Northern Latin America, Central America, Caribbean

Topic: The Caribbean and Northern Latin America Margin: Region Emerges As A Silver Lining

Speaker: Dr. Gehrig Schultz, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Surus Geophysical NBV

Topic: Advances in UAV’s and Miniaturization of Sensors as Technology Drivers to the Investment Community and UK Governments

Details
Tuesday
11:30 AM-1:30 PM
D1 Clear Fork
Gravity and Magnetics Luncheon
Networking

US$60

Speaker: Mike Hiner

Topic: What really killed the dinosaurs?

Tuesday
12:00 PM-1:30 PM
D3 East Fork
Technical Program Afternoon Sessions
Education


With more than 1,500 abstracts received for review, this year's Technical Program includes 140 diverse sessions. Geoscience professionals from all geophysical disciplines and all parts of the world are represented and will share the latest case histories, technological advancements, and research discoveries.

Details
Tuesday
1:00 PM-5:00 PM
D161-D174 & C140-C156
Technical Program Coffee Break
General


Make the most of your time at the SEG Annual Meeting by taking advantage of networking opportunities like the Technical Program Coffee Break.

Tuesday
2:40 PM-3:20 PM
Exhibit Hall
Beverage Reception
Networking


Make the most of your time at the SEG Annual Meeting by taking advantage of networking opportunities like this Beverage Reception.

Tuesday
4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Exhibit Hall
International Reception
Networking


Join us for hors d'oeuvres and entertainment with a Former Soviet Union flair to celebrate our activities within the region.

Prizes throughout:
iWatch, Course Vouchers, 2017 Registration, and more!

SEG Pavilion Booth 120 on the Exhibit Floor

Tuesday
4:30 PM-6:00 PM
SEG Pavilion
Near Surface Technical Section Evening Reception
Networking


Complimentary to all SEG Near Surface members and students. SEG members can join the Near Surface Technical Section onsite. Please bring your SEG and/or university ID.

Tuesday
7:00 PM-11:00 PM
Eddie Deen’s Ranch
Honors and Awards Ceremony
Featured


Klaas Koster, Chair of the Honors & Awards Committee, cordially invites you to attend the SEG 2016 Honors & Awards Ceremony to recognize and to honor the talented individuals and organizations that have advanced our science and benefited our Society.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

Details
Tuesday
8:00 PM-10:30 PM
OMNI Dallas Ballroom

WEDNESDAY, 19 OCTOBER

Convention Center Main Registration & Self-Serve Badge Printing
General


Avoid getting in line at the registration desk by visiting user-friendly kiosks to print your own badge using your account information.

Wednesday
7:30 AM-6:00 PM
Lobby D
Technical Program Morning Sessions
Education


With more than 1,500 abstracts received for review, this year's Technical Program includes 140 diverse sessions. Geoscience professionals from all geophysical disciplines and all parts of the world are represented and will share the latest case histories, technological advancements, and research discoveries.

Details
Wednesday
8:00 AM-12:00 PM
D161-D174 & C140-C156
Women’s Network Breakfast Event
Featured

US$20

The SEG Women’s Network Breakfast features keynote speaker, Patricia Walker, Chief Geoscientist, ExxonMobil Exploration. Tickets for this event may be purchased in advance or onsite in the Registration Area. Breakfast attendees must have a ticket for admission.

Students are eligible to buy one ticket to the Women's Network Breakfast and receive a second for free. In order to receive the second free ticket, we ask that the registrant contact registration@seg.org.

Details
Wednesday
8:30 AM-11:00 AM
D3 East Fork
Book Mart
General


Visit the SEG Book Mart on the Exhibit Floor to see SEG's seven new titles, sale items, SEG apparel, and gifts.

Details
Wednesday
9:00 AM-4:00 PM
SEG Pavilion
Exposition Hall Open
General


The SEG International Exhibition showcases leading companies displaying the latest in products, technologies and services.

Wednesday
9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Level 2, Halls B-D
Student & Early Career Lounge
Students

Sunday–Wednesday, 16–19 October

Open during Exposition hours and located in the Exposition Hall, the Student and Early Career Lounge is the most prestigious gathering spot for the world’s geosciences students and early career professionals. Join us for technical talks, unique career development sessions and great networking opportunities.

Wednesday
9:00 AM-4:00 PM
SEG Pavilion
Student Pop-Up Talks
Students

Various Times

Visit the SEG Pavilion for a series of engaging talks drawing from the experience of great minds from the industry.

Wednesday
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
SEG Pavilion
Geoscientists Without Borders®
General

Open during Exposition hours

Geoscientists Without Borders® supports humanitarian applications of geoscience around the world through funding projects that benefit communities in need. To learn more about GWB, visit the kiosk located in the SEG Pavilion.

Wednesday
9:00 AM-4:00 PM
SEG Pavilion
Dallas Arboretum Tour
Tours

US$80

Dallas’ greatest natural resource features sixty-six acres superbly landscaped with towering trees, and fragrant gardens. Escorted tour and transportation provided.

Details
Wednesday
9:30 AM-12:30 PM
Transportation Departs OMNI Dallas Hotel
Technical Program Coffee Break
General


Make the most of your time at the SEG Annual Meeting by taking advantage of networking opportunities like the Technical Program Coffee Break.

Wednesday
9:40 AM-10:20 AM
Exhibit Hall
GAC Middle East/Africa & Pacific/Asia Luncheon Meeting
Networking

US$35

Speaker: Adel El-Emam

Topic: Leading the Trend – Two decades of Evolving Geophysics Solutions in Kuwait

Speaker: Dr. Ludmila Adam, University of Auckland

Topic: Hands-on geophysics down under: “An Unexpected Journey” from seismometers in schools to rock physics.

Details
Wednesday
11:30 AM-1:30 PM
D1 Clear Fork
Mining Luncheon
Networking

$US60

Speaker: Mr. Yaguo Li

Topic: Geology differentiation using inversions of multiple geophysical data sets: A new frontier in quantitative geophysical interpretation

Wednesday
12:00 PM-1:30 PM
D4 West Fork
Commencement for SEG/Chevron Student Leadership Symposium, SEG/ExxonMobil Student Education Program
Students


Students, industry leaders, and peers are invited to watch the 2016 program graduates are recognized individually by prominent representatives of Chevron, ExxonMobil, and SEG leadership. The 2015 Best Student Poster/Paper awards and SEG’s Best Student Chapter Award will be presented, and 2016–2017 SEG Scholarship recipients will be recognized immediately following the ceremony. This event is open to all Annual Meeting delegates. Refreshments will be provided.

Wednesday
1:00 PM-2:30 PM
SEG Pavilion
Technical Program Afternoon Sessions
Education


With more than 1,500 abstracts received for review, this year's Technical Program includes 140 diverse sessions. Geoscience professionals from all geophysical disciplines and all parts of the world are represented and will share the latest case histories, technological advancements, and research discoveries.

Details
Wednesday
1:30 PM-4:50 PM
D161-D174 & C140-C156
Wednesday Wrap Up Party
Featured

US$20 for delegates, US$60 for guests

Come join us for food, and fun at the Omni Hotel. Grab your cowboy boots and possibly take a ride on a mechanical bull.

Details
Wednesday
6:00 PM-8:30 PM
OMNI Dallas Ballroom

THURSDAY, 20 OCTOBER

Convention Center Main Registration & Self-Serve Badge Printing
General


Avoid getting in line at the registration desk by visiting user-friendly kiosks to print your own badge using your account information.

Thursday
7:30 AM-1:30 PM
Lobby D
Book Mart
General


Visit the SEG Book Mart on the Exhibit Floor to see SEG's seven new titles, sale items, SEG apparel, and gifts.

Thursday
7:30 AM-1:00 PM
Lobby D
Technical Program Morning Sessions
Education


With more than 1,500 abstracts received for review, this year's Technical Program includes 140 diverse sessions. Geoscience professionals from all geophysical disciplines and all parts of the world are represented and will share the latest case histories, technological advancements, and research discoveries.

Details
Thursday
8:30 AM-11:50 AM
D161-D174 & C140-C156
Post-Convention Workshops
Education


Post-convention workshops are offered after the technical sessions close on Thursday and continue through Friday.

Workshop passes are available for US $100 for member, US $200 for nonmembers, and US $30 for students and include access to any or all post-convention workshops.

Details
Thursday
1:30 PM-5:00 PM
D161-D173

FRIDAY, 21 OCTOBER

Convention Center Main Registration & Self-Serve Badge Printing
General


Avoid getting in line at the registration desk by visiting user-friendly kiosks to print your own badge using your account information.

Friday
7:30 AM-11:00 AM
Lobby D
Post-Convention Workshops
Education


Post-convention workshops are offered after the technical sessions close on Thursday and continue through Friday.

Workshop passes are available for US $100 for member, US $200 for nonmembers, and US $30 for students and include access to any or all post-convention workshops.

Details
Friday
8:30 AM-5:00 PM
D161-D173

8801 S. Yale Ave. Suite 500
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Phone: 918-497-5500
Email: members@seg.org

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