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SEG Annual Meeting 2004

Abstracts Submission Extended to April 7

We've entered the home stretch for this year's Technical Program extended abstracts submission process. Due to increased activity online, the EASE submission deadline, previously set for April 5, has been extended to 5 p.m. central daylight time, Wednesday, April 7, 2004.

SEG Improves Invitation Process for Denver Conference

SEG has improved the visitor's visa invitation process to facilitate international participation in its International Exposition and Seventy-Fourth Annual Meeting. The six-day event takes place October 10-15 at Denver, Colorado, U.S.

Participants in the SEG Denver meeting may generate an official invitation letter using the form found on the Annual Meeting Web site (link below). This form will generate a letter which can be printed and used in obtaining a visa. Please note that this letter does not guarantee that applicants will be granted a visa, nor does it commit SEG to pay any expenses incurred by the applicant.

Attendees from countries that require a visa to enter the United States are reminded that obtaining a visa may take several months. You are strongly encouraged to plan ahead.

For more information about the Denver SEG meeting, visit the SEG Annual Meeting Web site. This site also includes links to the U.S. Department of State Web sites.

Please share this information with anyone you believe may have plans to attend the SEG Denver conference and will require a letter of invitation or visa.

Continuing Education

Distinguished Lecture Live Webcast

A live online webcast of the Spring Distinguished Lecture will be presented Thursday, April 22, at 8:30 a.m. Pacific time (11:30 a.m. eastern; 4:30 p.m. GMT). The talk, titled "Earth Model Complexity and Risk Description in Resource Exploration and Development," will be presented by SEG Distinguished Lecturer William Abriel, and will run about one hour. Both graphics and audio from the presentation will be streamed live across the Internet.

Membership News

Member-Get-a-Member Campaign 2004

The first round prize drawing for SEG's Member-Get-a-Member Campaign was held at the SEG Business Office on March 8. The winners were drawn by Craig Beasley, SEG President-Elect.

The Geophysicist

  • Acquisition Prize drawing winner to receive a $100 SEG Book Mart Voucher—Terry John Allen
  • New Associate or Active Member Prize drawing winner to receive a $50 SEG Book Mart Voucher—Yancang Wang

The Collegian

  • Field Camp Trainer Prize drawing winner to receive a $50 SEG Book Mart Voucher—Bamidele Julius Ogubiyi
  • New Student Member Prize drawing winner to receive a $50 SEG Book Mart Voucher—Antony Christopher Butcher

The Global Colleague

  • Synergy Prize drawing winner to receive a $50 SEG Book Mart Voucher—Vimal Saxena
  • New Global Member Prize drawing winner to receive a $50 SEG Book Mart Voucher—Sergey V. Savinykh

Thank you to all the Sponsoring SEG Members who participated in the First Round of the 2004 Membership Campaign. The prize drawings for the Second Round of the campaign will include sponsoring members recruiting members between March 1 and June 30, and the new members they sponsor. The drawing will be held in July.

Keep recruiting! All members recruiting Active and Associate Members will be eligible for the Grand Prize Drawing to be held in October at the Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado. The more members you recruit, the more chances you have to win!

SEG Publications

This Month in The Leading Edge

The April issue of The Leading Edge will feature a section on the late Cecil Green and a special section on offshore technology. The latter will include a preview of the extensive geology and geophysics program at the upcoming Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas, U.S.

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