4th SEG Latin American Virtual Student Conference


11–12 October 2023

Virtual Conference

The 4th SEG Latin America Virtual Student Conference is a free event organized by the SEG Latin America Regional Advisory Committee. 

After the success of the previous SEG Latin American Virtual Student conferences, we are hosting the third conference 11–12 October 2023. This virtual conference is open to students studying at all Latin American universities. It is open to all final year undergraduate, Masters, and PhD students across Latin America.

Students who have not yet been able to present at a major conference but would like to share their work are encouraged to attend. Equally it is a great opportunity for more experienced students to present within their network.

Organizing Committee

  • Jonas D. De Basabe – Advisor Member
  • Melissa Rasgado Lopez – Student Chair
  • Katherin Herrera
  • Jeison Barajas Morales
  • Young-Ho Aladro


  • Joaquín Acedo – Past Chair – Student advisor.
  • Rocio Bernal Olaya – LARAC Chair
  • Juan Soldo – LARAC Vice Chair
  • Sergio Barros – Academic Advisor
  • Scott Sutherland – SEG Staff

This conference is hosted by students of the SEG Latin American Regional Advisory Committees.


[email protected]


Everyone is welcome to register, attend, and support their peers.

The event is completely free as it is hosted online via Zoom.

Why participate?

  • Share research ideas
  • Network with peers across Latin America
  • Develop scientific communication

Call for Abstracts

Who should submit

The event is open to all undergraduate, master’s, PhD students and recent graduates (up to one year from the event) from all Latin America universities, who would like to share their research with their peers and develop an international network.

 It provides a unique opportunity to practice writing an abstract and to develop presentation skills. It also allows more experienced students to serve as part of the evaluation committee, to learn how to validate the submitted work, and evaluate the presentation skills of the presenters.

Prizes will be given for the top 3 best combined (abstract + presentation).

Everyone is welcome to register to attend and support their peers.

Abstract deadline: 12 July 2023

  • Abstracts should be: 250-500 words with a captioned image.
  • Abstract Title: should be no more than 100 characters long
  • Abstract Submissions should be sent to: [email protected]
  • Email subject: “Student Conference Abstract October 2023”
  • Limited speaking slots

Conference Topics

  • Seismic modeling, acquisition, and processing
  • Electric and electromagnetic methods
  • Geophysical software and algorithms
  • Gravity and geomagnetic methods
  • Passive seismic (induced seismicity)
  • Reservoir characterization
  • Earthquake seismology
  • Geoscience and society
  • Seismic interpretation
  • Borehole geophysics
  • Mining exploration
  • Near surface
  • Rock physics
  • Geothermal
  • Geohazards


All prizes are based on both abstract and presentation, as judged by a broad committee.

  • 1st place prize: US$500
  • 2nd place prize: US$300
  • 3rd place prize: US$200

Important Dates

Call for Abstracts closed:
12 July 2023