Happy May!… What’s happening at the start of May 2011? The Federal election is looming (a friend of mine predicted that more people would be watching the Stanley Cup playoffs than will vote on May 2nd… urgh. Sad, but likely true.), the USA just announced the death of Bin Laden and many Americans are rejoicing in the streets, and in our corner of the world… our geoConvention is right around the corner. And there’s still snow in Calgary… some things never change!


3rd Annual CSEG T-Wave Tournament!
Inglewood Golf and Curling Club
Monday, June 20th at 1pm
Texas Scramble Format

For registration forms and more information please see our website: http://cseg.ca/social/t-wave-golf-tournament


After the Fuelling the Future Conference in St. John's, March 8- 9th, 2011, a group of attendees were motivated to create a networking opportunity for women in the oil and gas industry in Calgary.

Please join us at the Belfry Pub (#102, 630 8th Ave, SW) after work (5 pm) on Thursday May 26th.

Cheryl Knight, the Executive Director and CEO of the Petroleum Human Resources Council of Canada, will open the evening with a brief presentation on labour market information entitled “A Foundation to Addressing Workforce Issues in the Oil and Gas Industry”. There will be door prizes so don’t forget your business cards!

Please RSVP to women.science.engineering@gmail.com by May 19th if interested in attending.


The CSEG Foundation Outreach Committee invites teams of two students (graduate or undergraduate) from any university or college to enter the 2011 Challenge Bowl the evening of Tuesday May 10th, at the TELUS Convention Centre. The Challenge Bowl provides the opportunity for students from across Canada to display their geophysical and geological knowledge. GeoConvention attendees are encouraged to come watch and cheer on the teams.

What is the Challenge Bowl?

In the style of the popular game Reach for the Top, contestants are challenged to answer open and multiple choice questions representing a range of geophysical and geological topics. Eight teams of students compete for an “expenses paid” trip to the 2011 SEG convention where the successful team competes against fellow Challenge Bowl winners from around the world for valuable cash prizes.


Save the date! The Women in Seismic annual golf tournament to raise funds for breast and ovarian cancer research will be held on Monday, September 12th, 2011 at Fox Hollow in Calgary. This is a great opportunity for peer networking whilst supporting a great cause! Online registration will begin shortly.

If you are interested in hole or prize sponsorship, please contact Danielle Harrison at Danielle.harrison@divestco.com.

CGGVERITAS COMMITS TO Geoscientists Without Borders®

CGGVeritas has joined the SEG Foundation to improve the living conditions of local communities and make the world a better place through the application of geophysical science with a 120,000 USD investment in Geoscientists Without Borders®.

SEG Foundation awards grants through Geoscientists Without Borders® to non-profit organizations for humanitarian projects that utilize the application of geoscience knowledge and technology. Initiated in early 2008, the program currently has active projects underway in Thailand, Indonesia, India, Honduras, Australia, Jamaica, Romania, South Africa and Greece.

For more information on Geoscientists Without Borders®, visit: www.seg.org/web/foundation/programs/geoscientists-without-borders



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