5th SEG Latin America Virtual Student Conference


10–11 October 2024

The 5th 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 fifth conference 10–11 October 2024. 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.

Everyone is welcome to register and attend this free conference to support their peers.

Organizing Committee

  • Jonas D. De Basabe – Advisor Member
  • Kathya Carolina Henríquez Jiménez (SEG UES)
  • Gabriela Lisseth Menjivar Menjivar (SEG UES)
  • Adriana Sigüenza (SEG UES)
  • Juan Albañes (SEG UNAM)
  • Sebastián Gomez (SEG Colombia)
  • Andrea Molina (SEG Argentina)


  • Melissa Rasgado Lopez  – 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.

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).

Abstract deadline: 3 June 2024

  • 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 2024”
  • 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

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Important Dates

Call for Abstracts closes:
3 June 2024