b'Executive briefASEG newsExecutive briefHappy New Year to our membership andas you can. Our state branches also haveday and two-day workshops to be held welcome to 2023! The ASEG FedEx isadditional local sponsors, which arein conjunction with the conference. The hoping this year is bigger and better thanshown at all branch meetings and at thesocial programme also promises to be ever. beginning of all webinars. full of fun networking opportunities including a pub crawl, early career The Federal Executive of the ASEG is thenetworking events, happy hours and governing body of the ASEG. It meetsPositions vacant A Night of Art and Magic at the once a month via teleconference, to dealWe still have vacancies for the positionConference Dinner.with the administration of the Society. Thisof Chair of our International Affairs brief reports on the monthly meetingsand Education Committees. Our other that were held in December 2022 andstanding committee chairs would also January 2023. If there is anything you wishwelcome any support that you can offer. to know more about, please contact LeslieIf you would like to contribute to your at secretary@aseg.org.au Society, please consider volunteeringPlease visit the conference website for for a position on one of these standingmore information. I look forward to Finances committees. You can contact Leslie atmeeting many of you at this face-to-secretary@aseg.org.au if you have anyface event, after three years of limited The Societys financial position at the endqueries. opportunities to properly network.of December 2022 was:Year to date income: $320 807 ASEG will be continuing the popular Year to date expenditure: $407 158 Events webinar series in 2023. Sessions are all Net assets:$1 026 132 This edition of Preview includesrecorded and available for viewing at the handbook for the Australasianthe ASEG website or on our YouTube Exploration Geoscience ConferenceChannel. There are also plenty of local Membership events in the states to attend.(AEGC) to be held in Brisbane 13-As of 13 January 2023, the Society17 March 2023. This conference is a had 623 financial Members comparedcollaboration of the Australian SocietySocial mediato 619 at this time in 2022. The ASEGof Exploration Geophysicists (ASEG), currently has eight Corporate Members,Petroleum Exploration Society ofStay up to date with all the happenings including two Corporate Plus Members.Australia (PESA) and the Australianof your Society on social media. You can They are: Velseis, Total Seismic, Santos,Institute of Geoscientists (AIG), bringingconnect to us on for all the Southern Geoscience Consultants,a premier geoscience conference to thelatest news and events.Transparent Earth Geophysics, DUG,international geoscience community.If there is anything you wish to know GDD and HiSeis. Thank you once againThe conference theme is Geosciencemore about, please contact Leslie at to all our Corporate Members for yourBreaking New Ground and thefedsec@aseg.org.au.continued support in 2023. You can findorganisers have received over 270 oral the contact details for our Corporateor poster presentations over a broadLeslie Atkinson Members on the contents page ofrange of geoscience and ESG topics, asASEG Secretary Preview. Please support them as muchwell as some interesting half day, fullfedsec@aseg.org.auWelcome to new MembersThe ASEG extends a warm welcome to 11 new Members approved by the Federal Executive at its December 2022 and January 2023 meetings (see table).First name Last name Organisation State Country Membership typeAna Brana Bergshjorth LKAB Jnkping Sweden ActiveAo Chang The University of Queensland Qld Australia StudentWaqas Habib Oil and Gas Development Company Limited Punjab Pakistan ActiveSuzanne Hunt OzMinerals SA Australia ActiveMaria Clara Lopes Paula The University of Western Australia WA Australia StudentNuray Oncul Rutgers University-Newark New Jersey United States StudentJames Parsons QIntegral Vic Australia ActiveLakshminarayana Polaki Blueenergy Build Private Limited Telangana India ActiveAlejandro Sanchez-Mora Southern Geoscience Consultants WA Australia ActiveAidan Shem FMG WA Australia ActiveAndy Wilde Wilde Geoscience WA Australia ActiveFEBRUARY 2023 PREVIEW 4'