b'CommitteesASEG newsASEG Young Professionals Network: updateThe ASEG Young Professionals Network,Looking back at 2019, as this is myonline training courses. Many are keen like so many groups, is undergoing afirst column for the year, I want toto promote their businesses in the little bit of change at the moment. Theacknowledge the comprehensive effortsdownturn because their usual marketing COVID-19 pandemic is obviously limitingmade by Cameron Adams and his sub- methods are currently not allowed. It networking opportunities, however,committee at the AEGC conference incould change the way we do business, in its place we are experiencing anPerth. These were beautifully documentedand market goods and services, for abundance of seminars and low-costin a previous edition of Preview and havemuch longer than the pandemic lasts. Id training opportunities. Mentoring shouldset a high-water mark for the next AEGCencourage the YPs to take full advantage be continuing much as it did before,in Brisbane (assuming it goes ahead).of this moment to bolster their learning unless you are feeling burnt out fromMentoring programmes were continuedand networks.videoconference and phone call overload! in four states, typically paired with other societies. Ill come back with moreMarina Pervukhina recently collated The other change is that the co-chair ofinformation on these programmes, andmany of the online learning the YP group, Megan Nightingale hasa refreshed local contacts list, as soon asopportunities in an email sent to ASEG stepped down, leaving me (now a not sopossible. Two YP-focussed training coursesMembers. Please dont hesitate to young professional) at the helm. Id like towere run in Melbourne along with regularforward her links to relevant seminars thank Megan for her efforts over the pastevening seminars, thanks to the efforts ofcoming up so that she can build further few years in providing federal oversight ofDaniel Thompson. momentum in the area of online learning the YPN, and wish her the best for futurefor the benefit of everyone when better endeavours. Over the coming weeks IllLooking ahead, the changes to ourtimes return.make contact with state representativesworking environment in 2020 have of the YPN and try to reboot things aencouraged new ways of working. little so that the Federal committee canWe are witnessing an explosion inJarrod Dunne best support the YP activities that mostlythe number of geoscientists sharingActing Young Professionals Network Chair happen at the branch level. their work via online seminars andJDunne@karoonenergy.com.auASEG Honours and Awards Committee: Nominations open for the 2021 ASEG Honours and AwardsTo be presented in conjunction withAward categories requiringLists of previous awardees, award criteria the AEGC 2021, 15-20 Septembernominations from ASEG Membersand nomination guidelines can be found 2021, Brisbane, Australia. prior to the conference include: on the ASEG website at https://aseg.org.au/honours-and-awardsOutstanding contributions to the geophysical profession For further information, preliminary Outstanding contributions and serviceexpressions of potential nominations, to the ASEG and submission of nominations, please Recognition of innovativecontact:technological developmentsPromotion of geophysics to the widerAndrew Mutton community ASEG Honours and Awards Significant achievements by youngerCommitteeChair ASEG Members awards@aseg.org.au7 PREVIEW JuNE 2020'