Record-breaking number of abstract submissions received for the SEG 2017 Annual Meeting and International Exposition in Houston

Surpassed previous record of 1,649 submissions for the 2014 Annual Meeting in Denver

Tulsa, OK, 13 April 2017 – The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) is pleased to announce a record-breaking number of abstract submissions for the 2017 Annual Meeting and International Exposition in Houston, Texas (24-29 September 2017). 1,688 abstracts were submitted, surpassing abstract submissions for the 2014 Annual Meeting in Denver, totaling 1,649. A total of 1,513 abstracts were submitted for the 2016 Annual Meeting in Dallas, and 1,542 for the 2015 Annual Meeting in New Orleans.

Proposed themes include, but are not limited to:

  • Acquisition and Survey Design
  • Anisotropy
  • AVO and Seismic Inversion
  • Borehole Geophysics
  • Diffraction Imaging and Modeling
  • EM Exploration
  • Full-waveform Inversion
  • Gravity and Magnetics
  • Interpretation
  • Mining and Geothermal
  • Multicomponent Seismic
  • Near Surface
  • Passive Seismic
  • Reservoir Characterization
  • Rock Physics
  • Seismic Modeling
  • Seismic Processing: Interpolation and Regularization
  • Seismic Processing: Migration
  • Seismic Processing: Noise Attenuation
  • Seismic Theory
  • Seismic Velocity Estimation
  • Time Lapse
  • Unmanned Vehicles Air, Land, Sea
  • Vertical Seismic Profile

About the Society of Exploration Geophysicists

The Society of Exploration Geophysicists is a not-for-profit organization committed to connecting the world of applied geophysics. With over 20,000 members in 128 countries, SEG provides educational and technical resources to the global geosciences community through publications, books, events, forums, professional development courses, young professional programs, and more. Founded in 1930, SEG fosters the expert and ethical practice of geophysics in the exploration and development of natural resources, characterization of near surface, and mitigation of earth hazards. For more information visit

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