Seismic Soundoff

Seismic Soundoff

In-depth conversations in applied geophysics.


19 Aug 2021

Episode 124: IMAGE '21 Preview with Jim White

In this episode, host Andrew Geary speaks with Jim White, Executive Director of SEG, to discuss IMAGE '21, his first few months on the job, and the future of applied geophysics. Topics include the relocation of SEG's headquarters to Houston, the possible merger of AAPG and SPE, and what to expect in Denver, Colorado for IMAGE '21.

About IMAGE '21
IMAGE '21 is the integrated annual conference and exhibition of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and in conjunction with the Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM).

IMAGE '21 takes place from 26 September to 1 October 2021 and will offer two ways to attend for one registration price: in-person at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver or online. Both components will offer networking, learning, and collaboration with a comprehensive technical program and an expansive exhibition showcasing the latest products and technologies.

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James C. White is the Executive Director for the Society of Exploration Geophysicists. James's professional career spans the geophysical industry with experience in executive management, business development, strategic planning, risk analysis, program management, and financial strategies. He has served in several nonprofit organizations including, most recently, the IAGC Chairman of the Board. White holds a bachelor’s degree in geoscience from Penn State University.

This episode is sponsored by CGG

This episode is brought to you by CGG.

When you’ve been a part of the geoscience community for over 90 years, you tend to learn a few things—including the importance of sharing ideas and experiences.

CGG is proud to support the SEG and our industry as we apply our geoscience and data science expertise to natural resource, energy transition, infrastructure, and environmental challenges.

As the world’s energy needs continue to evolve and grow, and we face new challenges, CGG is here to help you see things differently.


Original music by Zach Bridges. 

This episode was hosted, edited, and produced by Andrew Geary at 51 features, LLC. Thank you to the SEG podcast team: Ted Bakamjian, Kathy Gamble, and Ally McGinnis.
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