With the help of industry sponsors and affiliated societies, the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) selects industry experts each year to travel the globe offering lectures on the hottest geophysical techniques and topics. Lecturers typically speak for 45 minutes to one hour and offer a variety of locations and dates.
SEG Distinguished Lecture Program
Selection as a Distinguished Lecturer is viewed as a major honor and recognition of excellence by the SEG.
In addition to recognizing an individual’s contributions to the science or application of geophysics, this position is an active effort to promote geophysics, stimulate general scientific and professional interest, expand technical horizons, and provide a connection to SEG activities and practices.
Beyond Physics in Geophysics
2023 AAPG/SEG Joint Lecture
SEG Honorary Lecture Program – 2023 Honorary Lectures
The Honorary Lecture Program sponsors up to six lecturers each year, available on location in major regions around the globe or online.
Seismic Acquisition and the Energy Transition
2024 Pacific South Lecturer
Unconventional Borehole Seismic Techniques
2024 Latin America Lecturer
Scientific machine learning in geophysical exploration and monitoring
Umair bin Waheed
2023 Middle East Honorary Lecturer
The Role of Geohazards Assessment in the Evolving Energy Mix
2023 North America Honorary Lecturer
Global Sustainability Lecturers
Supported by Baker Hughes
Presents on current SEG initiatives that directly connect to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs), specifically the humanitarian work achieved by Geoscientists without Borders (GWB) program.
Responding to the global water crisis: A strategy for improving water supply
2022 SEG Global Sustainability Lecture
Near Surface Global Lecturers
The Virtual Near Surface Global lecturer, formerly the Near Surface Honorary Lecturer, provides online lectures on topics in near-surface geophysics.
Unlocking the potential of GPR for subsurface characterization by using FWI
2023 Near Surface Global Lecturer
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