Geophysical Challenges and Prosperous Development

17-20 April 2017 China University of Petroleum (East China) Qingdao, China


17-20 April 2017
China University of Petroleum (East China) Qingdao, China

The theme of the 2017 CGS/SEG International Geophysical Conference is the challenges and directions adoptable to the current economic environment. It will bring together experts from companies, academia, government agencies, and contractors to exchange ideas, share latest advancements, and case studies of technologies and methodologies. It will discuss the current challenges confronting with and the future directions for prosperous development.

Conference Topics

  • Geophysical challenges
  • Exploration geophysics
  • Reservoir geophysics
  • Borehole geophysics
  • Mineral geophysics
  • Marine geophysics
  • Geophysics for geothermal resources
  • Engineering geophysics
  • Rock physics and petrophysics
  • Geophysics in coal engineering
  • Solid earth geophysics
  • Unconventional geophysics
  • Geophysical big data analysis

Travel & Housing

Hotel Reservations

The 2017 CGS/SEG International Geophysical Conference will be held at China University of Petroleum (East China) in Qingdao, China. We’ve reserved blocks of rooms at three hotels near the conference venue available to attendees at special discounts.

Due to the meeting taking place at the peak season for the hotel during the conference, please book as soon as possible, mentioning the "CGS/SEG Conference" at the time of booking:

  • Kangda Plaza Qingdao
    Tel: +86-532-5571 0888
    Contact: Ms. Qingqing Yuan
    Cell phone: +86-186 6331 7111
    Email: [email protected]
  • Blue Horizon Hotel
    Tel: + 86-532-8698 6666
    Contact: Ms. Manman Ma
    Cell Phone: +86-186 7896 9905
    Email: [email protected]
  • China Petroleum of University (East China) Training Center
    Contact: Mr. Xinguang Dan
    Cell Phone:+86-13605460377
    Email: [email protected]

Hotel NameRoom TypeUnit Price (RMB)Included BreakfastKangda Plaza QingdaoSmart king/twin smoking/non-smoking room¥380 /day1 pcsDeluxe king/twin smoking/non-smoking room¥450 /day1 pcsBlue Horizon HotelKing room/Double room¥340/day2 pcsTwin room¥340/day2 pcsChina Petroleum of University (East China) Training CenterKing room¥280/day2 pcsTwin room¥280/day2 pcs

If you have any other questions about your stay in Qingdao, we will be happy to offer any help we can. Please feel free to contact us at: [email protected]

About Visas

If you need an invitation letter for your visa, please download and complete the Invitation Letter Request Form, then send it to [email protected].

Technical Program

Abstract Submission

The conference will consist of oral, poster, and invited presentations. Abstracts in English should be three to four pages in the SEG expanded abstract format.

A Microsoft Word template of the abstract will be provided.

An online abstract submission system will be open on 1 October 2016. The deadline for abstract submission has been extended to 9 January 2017.

Conference Chairmen

Yanghua Wang, Imperial College London
Zhijing (Zee) Wang, Chevron

Technical Committee

Yinshuang Ai, Institute of Geology & Geophysics, CAS
Qizhen Du, China University of Petroleum (East China)
Yuan Gao, Institute of Earthquake Science, China Earthquake Administration
Stephen Gelinsky, Shell
Jianhua Geng, Tongji University
Xuri Huang, Sunrise Petrosolutions
Shoudong Huo, Institute of Geology & Geophysics, CAS
Chuntao Liang, Chengdu University of Technology
Alfred Liaw, Anardarko (retired)
Zhiping Lin, National Chiao Tung University
Faqi Liu, Hess Corporation
Yang Liu, China University of Petroleum (Beijing)
Qingtian Lv, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences
Zhonghe Pang, Institute of Geology & Geophysics, CAS
Zhongping Qian, BGP
Xuelin Qiu, South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, CAS
Ying Rao, China University of Petroleum (Beijing)
Brian Russell, CGG
Haibin Song, Tongji University
Kyle Spikes, University of Texas at Austin
Yuefeng Sun, Texas A&M University
Xiaoming Tang, China University of Petroleum (East China)
Xuben Wang, Chengdu University of Technology
Sheng Xu, Statoil
Guoqiang Xue, Institute of Geology & Geophysics, CAS
Changchun Yin, Jilin University
Hezhu Yin, ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company
Gang Yu, BGP
Feng Zhang, China University of Petroleum (Beijing)
Haijiang Zhang, University of Sciences & Technology of China
Jie Zhang, China University of Science and Technology
Shaohua Zhang, BGP
Yingcai Zheng, University of Houston
Xianhuai Zhu, Forland Geophysical Services LLC

Local Organizing Committee

Xingyao Yin, China University of Petroleum (East China)

Members (Coming Soon)

Exhibit & Sponsor


We invite companies and organizations to sponsor the conference to maximize your company’s presence at this prominent international conference by investing in a sponsorship package designed to provide high-visibility branding and exposure opportunities before and during the event.

Please download the Sponsorship Opportunities to find out the sponsorship items available.


We will provide spaces for showcasing your businesses and services at the conference. Please download the Exhibitor Prospectus for detailed information.

Should you have any questions regarding the sponsorship or exhibition, please email us at: [email protected].

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Co-Organized by

Society of Exploration Geophysicists and Chinese Geophysical Society

Supported by

China University of Petroleum (East China)

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