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Volume 9 Issue 10 

Lee Lawyer's Elucidation and Clarification of the proposed Bylaws

Are you prepared to vote?

We are on the brink of changing our Constitution and Bylaws. Lee Lawyer, Chair of the Council Ad Hoc Committee, offers insight into the weighty decisions that will be made by SEG Members later this year in an organization-transforming vote.

Read Lee Lawyer's article,
Elucidation and Clarification of the proposed Bylaws

Read Bob Hardage's October TLE article,
It's Members' turn to weigh in on governance reform

Professional Development

SEG Continuing Education courses
Registration is open for the SEG Continuing Education Courses in San Francisco, California USA, 14-15 November 2011.

14 November
Pore Pressure Prediction in Practice (one day) by Martin Traugott
Reservoir Geophysics: Applications (one day) by Bill Abriel

14-15 November
3D Seismic Attributes for Prospect Identification and Reservoir Characterization by Kurt Marfurt

2011 SEG/EAGE Distinguished Instructor Short Course
Seismic Acquisition from Yesterday to Tomorrow
Presented by Julien Meunier, CGGVeritas

Attend the SEG/EAGE Distinguished Instructor Short Course near you! Click on a link below to register with the host society.

View the entire DISC schedule or read more information about the DISC presentation.

Virtual Class: The role of surface seismic in mapping shale reservoirs
UntitledThis virtual class by Professor Kurt Marfurt will be held on Thursday, 27 October, from 3:00pm to 4:30pm CDT. Attend from the convenience of your home or work computer, in real time. This is the second virtual class to be held as part of SEG's new Virtual Class Series. What others are saying: "Good experience and very useful for sharing knowledge to remote parts of the world." Attendee from Lahore, Pakistan. "Registered with an open mind, not really knowing what to expect but was very pleasantly surprised but it surpassed my expectations." Attendee from London. Register now online. Or email the SEG eLearning program for more information.

Watch the technical presentations you missed
SA2011DVD Approximately 207 selected Technical Program presentations were recorded onto DVD-ROM at the Annual Meeting in San Antonio last month. This DVD-ROM allows you to hear the speaker presentations and see the slides from the convenience of your computer. View the list of recorded presentations or watch samples from last year's Denver recordings: sample 1sample 2sample 3sample 4. Purchase your copy online.


Upcoming Events

Geophysical Techniques for Complex Land and Marine Environments
SEG and the Society of Petroleum Geophysicists of China are organizing a conference on Geophysical Techniques for Complex Land and Marine Environments. The conference will be 7-10 November 2011, in Shenzhen City, China.  For more information, email Stephen Emery or call 1-918-497-5539.

SEG Lecture Tour

HL Julian Cabrera

Distinguished and Honorary Lecturers traveling this fall to Brazil, CanadaMexico, Egypt, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, and the United States . Find a lecture near you, or view more than 20 Distinguished and Honorary Lectures online.

Check out HL Tad Smith's interview article.

The SEG Distinguished Lecture Committee is soliciting Distinguished Lecturer (DL) nominations for Spring 2013, and Honorary Lecturer (HL) nominations for Europe, Pacific South, and South & East Asia regions for 2013. Please complete the DL nomination form and/or the HL nomination form and submit it via e-mail by 15 November 2011.

New Honorary Lecture recording available
GhoshRecordingWatch the presentation by Dr. Deva Ghosh , 2010 South and East Asia, entitled, Geophysical issues and challenges in Southeast Asia with emphasis on Malay Basin. Member login required.


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Events Calendar

27 Oct - Virtual Class: The role of surface seismic in mapping shale reservoirs

7-10 Nov - Geophysical Techniques for Complex Land and Marine Environments, Shenzhen City, China

14 Nov - Continuing Education Courses,  Pore Pressure Prediction in Practice, Reservoir Geophysics: Applications

14-15 Nov - Continuing Education Course, 3D Seismic Attributes for Prospect Identification and Reservoir Characterization



September TLE 

The Leading Edge
The October TLE offers a special section on Land acquisition, vibroseis. It also features an update version of the Bylaws and a brief article detailing the proposed governance changes.

The November issue of TLE features a special section on Canada and the Arctic.

Click here to view the latest issue of The Leading Edge. Also, be sure to check out the reader-friendly TLE digital edition or the TLE in the SEG Digital Library.


The September-October issue includes a special section on subsalt exploration and development.

SEG invites submissions for a Geophysics special section "Seismic methods in mineral exploration and mine planning" for publication in September-October 2012. Submission deadline is 30 November 2011.

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Foundation Update

SEG Foundation Scholarships

SEG Foundation

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation announced a commitment of US$875,000 to be invested over five years in the SEG Foundation Scholarship program.

Read more about Anadarko's investment in the SEG Foundation Scholarship program

Read more about SEG Foundation Scholarships

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