Capacity Building for Industrial Geophysics in Emerging Economies

May 17, 2013

In partnership with the AGU and the Meeting of the Americas Program Committee

Session overview by Philip "Bo" Hammer

Session agenda

Friday, May 17, 2013, 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Gran Cancun 1, Cancun Center
Moderator: Martin Poitzsch (Chair), Schlumberger

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Experience accessing public funds for hydrocarbons research and technical development in Mexico
Manuel Grajales Nishimura, Mexican Institute of Petroleum

8:30 am - 8:55 am

Building Capacity for Disaster Risk Reduction
Brian McAdoo, Yale-National University of Singapore

8:55 am - 9:20 am

Building technical capacity in formation evaluation, petrophysics, borehole  geophysics, and reservoir geophysics: challenges and the road ahead
Carlos Torres-Verdin, University of Texas, Austin

9:20 am - 9:45 am

Building Sustainable Capacity with University Partnerships
Jerry Harris, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Stanford University

9:45 am - 10:00 am

Discussion/Q&A