May Days! I recently learned that Bill Nickerson passed away. As a young Broker with Sigma, Bill was one of the first geophysicists that I met courtesy of his friendship with Tim Ross. Bill took the time out of his schedule to teach me about seismic sections, what he as an interpreter would look for, what he considered ethical (and not) and to speak on the industry history and current trends. As an oil and gas newbie, I cannot properly express how valuable his time and attention were for me. Mentoring was his gift to many. Rest in peace.

CSEG Challenge Bowl 2015

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 – 4:45pm to 7:00pm
Macleod Hall A, South Building
Calgary TELUS Convention Centre

The CSEG Challenge Bowl is an action-packed geoscience quiz game for geological and geophysical CSEG student members. The Jeopardy-esque format features intense competition as contestants attempt to buzz in first with answers to challenging geoscience questions. All geoscience students are encouraged to participate in this unique event which combines knowledge, competition, and fun.

Each year teams from different Canadian Universities compete for the grand prize – an expenses-paid trip to the SEG Annual Meeting. This year in New Orleans, the winning team will represent Canada in an international competition against the best SEG teams from around the world!

Cheer on your favourite team, marvel at their knowledge, share their enthusiasm! There is no charge for this event.

Calgary Geoscience Data Managers Network

“Learn @ Lunch”
Wednesday, May 27th 2015, 12pm – 1pm

Katalyst Data Management has generously donated a meeting space in the Aquitaine Auditorium, +15 level of 540 – 5 Avenue SW for this and future luncheons.

This session, our presentation will highlight: “A Case Study on Master Seismic Library and Master Well Library”

We are very pleased to have Kim Thielen, Sara Davis and Floyd Baird of Devon presenting. The meeting is free but space is limited so please RSVP to Kate Smiley at

Future luncheons planned: June – Seismic Field and Stack Formats (Eric Keyser). Stay tuned for details!

We invite all those who are interested to join our LinkedIn group ‘Calgary GeoScience Data Managers Network’ or check out our website:

We welcome any and all ideas at :

CSEG T-Wave Tournament

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

The 7th Annual CSEG T-Wave tournament will be played at the Inglewood Golf and Curling Club on Monday, June 22, 2015. This half day scramble tournament (1:00 pm shotgun start) is a way for CSEG members to spend a relaxed afternoon with their colleagues and industry brethren on a beautiful golf course, in a non-competitive tournament geared for all golfers: men and women, low and high handicappers. This event is intended to be a mixed networking event for all CSEG members. Come join us in June and see why this tournament is always sold out. Registration forms are available on the website at

Save The Date: 2015 Doodlebug Golf Tournament

August 20th – 22nd, 2015

The CSEG Doodlebug Golf tournament is one of the premier social events of the Canadian Society of Exploration Geophysicists. Each year members of the society gather to determine who will reign as Mr. Doodlebug for the current year.

This year the event will be back at the Kimberley Alpine Resort, in beautiful Kimberley, British Columbia. Members of the CSEG are slotted into flights of eight, where players go head to head in match play, on day one. The overall winner of each flight will be determined in stroke play format during day two.

Socials Thursday and Friday with a dinner and dance with awards Saturday round out the weekday’s full entertainment. Spouses and significant others are welcome and encouraged to attended, with a full program of entertainment.

As with all CSEG social events all members are invited to join in for the Doodlebug. For registration and sponsorship information check the website:

Women in Seismic – 15th Anniversary

Registration is now open! Please keep Thursday, September 10th open for the 15th Annual WiSE Golf Tournament at Fox Hollow. Registration for the event is now open. Please visit the CSEG website for registration details:

In keeping with past years, we will once again be raising money for the Alberta Cancer Foundation to help find cures for ovarian and breast cancers. 2015’s theme will be “Superheroes: Fighting for Freedom From Women’s Cancers for 15 Years!” We have also been promised by Mother Nature that we will have a snowdrift free day this year!

For Sponsorship opportunities, please contact Kristy Manchul at or via cellular at 403.585.5204. For Silent Auction, Raffle and Team Prizes, please contact Caroline Mongrain at caroline/



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