[ASC-media] media alert: geoscience event of the year kicks off

Jess Tyler SciBiz Media jtyler at scibizmedia.com.au
Mon Aug 16 14:16:52 EST 2004

17th Australian Geophysics Conference and Exhibition
media alert
16 August 2004

Online media centre for geoscience conference open now


The online media centre for the geophysics technology event of the year is now open.


The media centre highlights the key sessions of the conference, provides story ideas (in real English) and a central media liaison point for journalists wishing to attend the conference. A summary of the session titles is also available.


The conference - Integrated Exploration in a Changing World - will explore the application of geophysics to coal exploration, geothermal energy, groundwater, and near-surface studies including forensics, archaeology, and ordinance.


It is billed as the geophysics technology event of the year and will attract up to 1000 delegates from throughout Australia and overseas. A large proportion of the delegates will be key decision makers, capable of influencing technology implementation and expenditure direction both within Australia and overseas.


It features:


  a.. a first-class technical program covers exploration case histories, technical innovations, environmental and near surface applications, business aspects of exploration, and research to suit all interests across our profession.

  a.. Keynote addresses on challenging and inspirational topics will be presented by eminent industry leaders and specialised Petroleum Forums will feature debate by panellists and featuring audience participation.

  a.. symposia on deepwater exploration, mineral exploration and salinity Ssudies and a workshop on Petroleum Systems of Deepwater Settings.

Media interview times are available at morning teas, lunch and afternoon teas, and key spokespeople will be available for comment on any aspect of the topics under discussion.






Media enquiries: jess tyler, scibiz media; 0408 298 292

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