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ASEG WA Branch Event June 2022 Tech Night

Thursday, June 30, 2022
1730
1930

Title: Machine Learning solutions to seismic processing challenges.

Speaker: Amarjeet Kumar

Date: Thu., 30 June 2022

Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm AWST

Location: Mayfair Lane, 72 Outram St, West Perth, 6005

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/aseg-wa-branch-event-june-2022-tech-night-tickets-361654256617

 

WA Branch's upcoming event where Amarjeet Kumar will talk on Machine Learning solutions to seismic processing challenges.

About this event

Machine learning (ML) has been attracting a large amount of interest lately in many industries. In seismic data processing, machine learning offers the potential to provide productivity gains through automated testing and QC. In this talk, we will briefly discuss the principles of supervised machine learning and demonstrate its application to various seismic processing challenges. The results show that machine learning-based solutions could soon become a useful tool for seismic data processing. No prior knowledge of machine learning is required to attend this talk.

PESA-SPE-AIG-ASEG YP Networking Evening

Friday, June 24, 2022
1700
2000

Registration: https://pesa.com.au/events/pesa-spe-aig-aseg-yp-networking-evening/

Event Details:

Date: Friday, 24th June 2022 5:00-8:00pm.
Venue: The Shoe Bar, Yagan Square

There will be a Panel of 3 industry professionals to talk about their careers and answer some of your questions.

Marcia Evans – GM Subsurface WA, Santos

Andrew Lockwood – Research Lead, Woodside

Lewis Mounsher – Carbon Origination Adviser/Geologist, Woodside

Ticket Prices:

Free: Please register using the link above for catering purposes.

 

This event is exclusively for Young Professionals (Young Professionals under the age of 35) and early career professionals (people who have been working in the Oil and Gas or mining industry for less than 5 years), so come along if you’re a student, graduate or working professional. Meeting your petroleum peers is a good chance to talk about your different background, experiences, projects and  companies with like-minded people in a very laid back and friendly setting.

WA Branch Networking Event, June '22

Wednesday, June 8, 2022
1730
2030

ASEG WA Branch's upcoming networking event is to take place at Pirate Life Perth on the 8th of June 2022 from 5.30 to 8.30 pm.

Register here. 

About this event

ASEG WA Branch is inviting you to a members-only casual catch up at the new Pirate Life Perth brewpub. Finger food and a complementary beverage will be provided. Registration is free but places are limited so please only register if you intend to attend. ASEG would like to thank our sponsors for their ongoing support, which enables society events such as this to take place.

NExUS - Geological Interpretation of Aeromagnetic Data – a Practical Approach

Tuesday, August 2, 2022
TBC
TBC

Geological Interpretation of Aeromagnetic Data – a Practical Approach

2-Day Online Workshop, 1st – 2nd August 2022

(Limited to 30 places)

 

NExUS-Professional Development (NExUS-PD) is proud to be able to present this very highly regarded workshop online for the very first time.
• The specially designed two-day online workshop* will introduce the fundamentals of geological interpretation of aeromagnetic data.
• The workshop will feature lectures, practical activities and case studies all using integrated data sets.
• Each day will feature 3 x 2hr sessions with exercises to be completed between the sessions and time allocated for extended discussions.
• The format aims for open, transparent communication, with input from participants highly encouraged to share knowledge and experiences.
*This is a level-4 course (honours level) and is designed to be suitable for early career geoscientists, honours students and HDR students. The workshop is not assessed.

 

Day 1, Methodology of Aeromagnetic Interpretation – David Isles (1st Aug) :
• Sessions will include: Basic Principles, Physics and Concepts of Magnetics, Spatial Concepts, Survey Planning, Processing and Presentation of Data, Anomalies, RTP and Analytical Signal, Modelling and Inversion, Introduction to Golden Dyke Prospect Case Study
Day 2, Geological Interpretation and Structure – Leigh Rankin (2nd Aug) :
• Sessions will include: Golden Dyke Prospect Case Study, Magnetisation in Rocks, Charters Towers Case Study, Structures in Magnetics, Widgiemooltha Case Study, Unusual Magnetisation and Final Q+A session.

To Register, click here. 

Full Registration: $500

AIG and ASEG Members: $400

Students: $50

For further information view this flyer or, please contact: Richard.Lilly@Adelaide.edu.au

NExUS - Geological Interpretation of Aeromagnetic Data – a Practical Approach

Monday, August 1, 2022
TBC
TBC

Geological Interpretation of Aeromagnetic Data – a Practical Approach

2-Day Online Workshop, 1st – 2nd August 2022

(Limited to 30 places)

 

NExUS-Professional Development (NExUS-PD) is proud to be able to present this very highly regarded workshop online for the very first time.
• The specially designed two-day online workshop* will introduce the fundamentals of geological interpretation of aeromagnetic data.
• The workshop will feature lectures, practical activities and case studies all using integrated data sets.
• Each day will feature 3 x 2hr sessions with exercises to be completed between the sessions and time allocated for extended discussions.
• The format aims for open, transparent communication, with input from participants highly encouraged to share knowledge and experiences.
*This is a level-4 course (honours level) and is designed to be suitable for early career geoscientists, honours students and HDR students. The workshop is not assessed.

 

Day 1, Methodology of Aeromagnetic Interpretation – David Isles (1st Aug) :
• Sessions will include: Basic Principles, Physics and Concepts of Magnetics, Spatial Concepts, Survey Planning, Processing and Presentation of Data, Anomalies, RTP and Analytical Signal, Modelling and Inversion, Introduction to Golden Dyke Prospect Case Study
Day 2, Geological Interpretation and Structure – Leigh Rankin (2nd Aug) :
• Sessions will include: Golden Dyke Prospect Case Study, Magnetisation in Rocks, Charters Towers Case Study, Structures in Magnetics, Widgiemooltha Case Study, Unusual Magnetisation and Final Q+A session.

To Register, click here. 

Full Registration: $500

AIG and ASEG Members: $400

Students: $50

For further information view this flyer or, please contact: Richard.Lilly@Adelaide.edu.au

ASEG WA Tech Night Talk by Steve Kuhn, FMG on Predicting Intrusion locations in porphyry terrains from a fusion of Geophysical and Geochemical data

Thursday, April 28, 2022
1730
1900

ASEG WA - April Tech Night event
Date & Venue:

Thursday 28th April 2022
5:30pm drinks, talk start 6.00pm
The Celtic Club
48 Ord St,
West Perth WA

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/aseg-wa-branch-event-april-2022-tech-night-tickets-315266048237

The WA Branch of the Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists invites you to attend our upcoming ASEG WA Branch Tech night event at Celtic Club, West Perth. Networking drinks will take place before the talk, with snacks and drinks provided. Free street parking is available in West Perth after 5pm. It is a condition of entry to the venue that you must provide proof of COVID vaccination and face-masks must be worn at all times except eating/drinking.

but still with the usual snacks and drinks provided. Note that there is plenty of public transportation, and, if need be, free parking is available. The venue has wheelchair accessibility. The details of the speech title and the author's bio are provided below.

Speech title: Predicting Intrusion locations in porphyry terrains from a fusion of Geophysical and Geochemical data
Speaker: Steve Kuhn, Senior Geoscientist with Fortescue Metals Group

 

Talk summary: 

There are many ways to target a porphyry system: For example, the Phyllic and inner propylitic halo is chargeable… if shallow enough to pass current and where widely disseminated and not restricted to veins. They’re magnetic highs, lows, remnant, non-magnetic, neither, or masked by a mass of variably magnetic andesite. Source intrusions can produce a gravity low, if not obscured by cover depth and density, weathering intensity and lack of contrast with background rocks. Near-surface, porphyries or their associated epithermal expressions can be amenable to radiometric or spectral methods, and a range of geochemical sampling or mapping strategies, which come with their own complications when such a system is complicated by weathering, topography and signal mixing with the surrounding volcanic pile and country rock. In other words, simple rules don’t hold.
The usual approach (and the right one!) is to explore all avenues, with multiple datasets supporting the presence of a mineralised system. In this talk, an approach is offered to augment the conventional workflow, focussing on one aspect of the problem: Identifying and locating source intrusions. Using a machine learning algorithm, selected specifically for the ability to deal with highly variable, non-linear geophysical and geochemical signatures. The benefit of this method isn’t speed or accuracy, rather it offers a quantitative robustness to the whole process and the ability to assess every step of the process: what data did we really need, how confident can we really be that intrusion is really at location x and what was the probability of an intrusion at location y where another rock type was ultimately predicted?
 

Speaker Bio:
Steve started as an exploration geologist at the St Ives gold mine in 2007: looking after over 25,000m of drilling as part of the team that took the 1Moz Athena and Hamlet deposits from discovery to first resource, while living in Kalgoorlie for 2 years. From 2010 to 2013 Steve worked as an exploration geophysicist with Gold Fields Growth and International Projects. After a few years back at school, Steve joined Fortescue Metals Group in early 2018 as a Senior Geophysicist.
Steve has worked on a wide array of porphyry, epithermal, orogenic, and Sed-hosted Cu projects from major mining provinces including Far Southeast (Philippines), Taldy Bulak (Kyrgyzstan), Cerro Chucapacca (Peru), Solaris Norte (Chile), Damang (Ghana), Woodjam (British Columbia), Athena, Hamlet and Invincible (St Ives camp WA) and Sentinel/Enterprise (Zambia) in addition to numerous early-stage projects.
Steve has a B.Sc. (Hons), Grad Cert and Ph.D. from CODES, has clocked over a thousand days in the field and has a soft spot for potential field and IP acquisition and modelling, conventional and machine assisted mineral exploration and targeting; defining the uncertainties/redundancies in geoscience data and modelling; and generally pulling things apart to learn how they work. Steve is currently a Senior Geoscientist with Fortescue Metals Group, focussed on advanced target generation in the international projects group.

REGISTRATION and RSVP are REQUIRED by the end of 25th April to give our hosts at Celtic Club enough time to properly set up their venue. ASEG WA Branch would like to give thanks to sponsors for their continuous support.

Please email wasecretary@aseg.org.au with any queries or for additional information. Kindly rsvp in the below link to get a spot as seats are limited. We are looking forward to seeing you there.

 

 

 

2022 ASEG AGM

Thursday, April 7, 2022
1730 AEST
2000 AEST

The 2022 AGM of the Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (ASEG) will be held on Thursday, 7 April 2022

 

Join Zoom Meeting at: 17:30 AEST, 18:00 ACST & 15:30 AWST.

Face to Face:  XXXX Brewery, Level 1, Cnr Black &, Paten Street, Milton QLD 4064, 5pm arrival for 5.30pm start

In order to participate in the Zoom AGM 2022, please register no later Friday, 1 April 2022. 

Onlinehttps://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAtde-gpzsuE9Zyv6QoglSQ5TQqbyAVmnmI

In personhttps://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/aseg-agm-and-talk-role-of-the-oil-and-gas-industry-towards-net-zero-tickets-304470859537

The business of the Annual General Meeting will be:

  • To confirm the minutes of the last preceding general meeting.
  • To receive from the Federal Executive reports on the activities of the Society during the last preceding financial year.
  • To receive and consider the financial accounts and audit reports that are required to be submitted to Members pursuant to the Constitution and to law.
  • To report the ballot results for the election of the new office holders for the Federal Executive.
  • To consider and if agreed approve changes and adopt the ASEG Constitution.
  • To confirm the appointment of financial auditors for 2022.

The AGM will commence with a scientific presentation from Dr. Taku Ide, Head of Carbon at Cleanaway Waste.

Title: The Role of the oil and gas industry towards a net zero future

Reducing, and ultimately reaching net-zero CO2 emissions from fossil fuels are critical to solving the climate challenge. 

Science shows that if we do not achieve net-zero CO2 emissions by 2050, many of the climate events we are witnessing – severe weather events, rising sea levels, ocean acidification and rising temperatures – will continue and likely accelerate, and negatively impact many of the world's key infrastructure, farming practices, and ecosystems that support the modern day economy. Worst impacts will tend to fall on those least responsible for the problem (IPCC 2018) who may not have the means to adapt to the changing world. These implications are motivating companies to reduce their emissions and position their portfolio of goods and services to a 1.5C aligned world. 

There are exciting roles that geophysicists can play in this transition, ranging from developing cost-effective methods to monitor efficacy of carbon capture and storage (CCS), identifying ideal sites for underground hydrogen (H2) storage, reducing uncertainties around rate of sea level rising, and studying other planetary bodies for habitability. 

The talk will share latest findings from climate science that are driving the shift towards decarbonisation, and explore emerging areas where geophysics expertise are critical.

Bio: Dr. Taku Ide holds a BS in Chemical Engineering, and a Masters and Ph.D in Petroleum Engineering, all from Stanford University. Upon graduating, he founded and ran a consulting firm specialised in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and associated risks for global firms, states, and Native American Tribes in the United States. He currently serves as the Head of Carbon at Cleanaway Waste Management to develop its carbon management strategy. 

 

Invitation for candidates for the Federal Executive  

Members of the Federal Executive serve in an honorary capacity. They are all volunteers and ASEG Members are encouraged to consider volunteering for a position on the Executive or on one of its committees. Current members are listed in Preview; please contact one of them if you wish to know more about volunteering for your Society. Self- nominations are encouraged.  

Thank you for your continued support.

Documents:

ASEG WA Legends Family BBQ 2022

Saturday, January 29, 2022
1600
2000

ASEG WA Legends Family BBQ 2022

Venue: The "Legend' Greg Steemson's property in the Perth Hills.
When: Saturday 29th January 2022
Start: 4:00 pm
End:  8:00 pm

The WA Branch of the Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists invites you to attend Legends Family BBQ 2022 party at the "Legend' Greg Steemson's property in the Perth Hills.

 

ASEG Legends Family BBQ

Register here

The WA Branch of the ASEG would like to invite members and their families to a social afternoon in honour of our local legends of the industry. 

The History Committee of the ASEG will be recording the life experiences of our older & retired members, using a video/interview format.  These oral histories will be preserved and form part of the ASEG recorded history for the benefit of future generations of geophysicists.
The invitation is extended to all members to join the event to celebrate the careers of our geophysical Legends.
It will be a relaxed social afternoon with food and drink provided free by the ASEG.  A perfect chance to catch up with industry colleagues and meet with current and past geophysical luminaries.

When: Saturday 29th January 2022
Time: 4pm – 8pm

The venue is a rural property so please wear casual attire and sturdy footwear. The property has natural hazards such as bushland, animals, farm machinery – so children will require parental supervision whilst at the event.
 
BBQ food and beverages (beer/wine/soft drink) will be provided by the ASEG. REGISTRATION and RSVP are REQUIRED before Jan  24th. Please reserve your place at this event so we can cater for you and your family. Numbers are strictly limited, and registrations close on Jan 24th so please get in early to book your place.
Address and how-to-get-there will be provided to all attendees when they reserve tickets via the Eventbrite system.

ASEG WA Branch would like to give special thanks to our all sponsors for this event.

Please call Kim on 6201 7719 or email wasecretary@aseg.org.au with any queries or for additional information.

Please drive safe - Note that, if you are feeling unwell, please stay home.

 

 

ASEG WA Branch's 2021 AGM, and Christmas Party celebration

Thursday, December 16, 2021
1700
2100

ASEG WA Branch's 2021 AGM, and Christmas Party celebration at The Stables, Perth

About this event

The WA Branch of the Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists invites you to attend our upcoming AGM, and Christmas Party at The Stables, Perth with drink coupons and canapes included.

WA ASEG Branch would like to convey special thanks to our event sponsors: Xcalibur Multiphysics, Resource Potentials, and ExploreGeo.

Registration here. 

Venue:
Thursday 16th December 2021
5:00 pm start
The Stables
888 Hay St, Perth, WA 6000
Web: https://www.thestablesbar.com.au/

As per usual, the AGM will commence the event, - at 5.30 pm and the 2022 WA committee will be voted in.

We are also looking for interested members to nominate to our 2022 committee to be voted on at the AGM. Please send your nominations to either wasecretary@aseg.org.au or wapresident@aseg.org.au

Drink tokens, and Canapes will be provided. REGISTRATION and RSVP is REQUIRED before 14th December to give our hosts enough time to properly set up their venue.

ASEG WA Branch would like to give special thanks to our three sponsors for this event.

Please email wasecretary@aseg.org.au with any queries or for additional information.

Please drive safe - note that there's a nearby red cat route and train station along with nearby paid parking.

MAG21: Modern Applications of Geophysics: Mineral Case Studies

Wednesday, November 24, 2021
TBC
TBC

Click this link to register for MAG21. 

REGISTRATION and RSVP are REQUIRED on or before 19th November to give our hosts at Fraser's Kings Park enough time to properly set up their venue. ASEG WA Branch would like to give thanks to sponsors for their continuous support.

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