What is it: The Geophysical Industry Field Trip (GIFT) brings geoscience students from across Canada to Alberta for a multi-day crash course in industry geophysics. In the past it has included:

  • Live demos of modern seismic acquisition equipment
  • Industry software training sessions
  • Workshops on seismic processing and interpretation
  • A guided geological hike in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin

This years Geophysical Industry Field Trip (GIFT) 2024 will be held from Wednesday, May 29th 2024 to Saturday, June 1st, 2024 in Calgary Alberta. (The Wednesday evening networking kickoff event will be optional).

The field trip portion of this event will take place on Friday, May 31st, 2024 with a visit to Carbon Management Canada’s (CMC) Newell County Facility.

When: Wednesday, May 29th – Saturday, June 1st, 2024

Where: Calgary, AB


There is a $250.00 registration fee.

Travel grants are available from the CSEG Foundation and can be found here .

Apply as early as possible for this grant. Note that grants are also likely available from your university faculty.

Any company or individual interested in sponsoring or providing a venue for this student event, Contact Ryan Grieco , Cole Narfason, or Cody Good .

GIFT Sponsorship Opportunities

Please contact Ryan, Cole, or Cody if you have any questions about the field trip or sponsorship.

Thank you to our 2023 sponsors!