Geophysical Industry Field Trip

2018 Geophysical Industry Field Trip (GIFT)

2017 Geophysical Industry Field Trip (GIFT)

What is it: The Geophysical Industry Field Trip (GIFT) brings 40 geoscience students from across Canada to Alberta for a 3-day crash course in industry geophysics. It includes:

  • A live seismic acquisition demo
  • An industry software training session
  • Workshops on seismic processing and interpretation
  • A guided geological hike in Drumheller

Date: Wednesday May 30th (evening) – Saturday June 2nd, 2018 (afternoon)

Cost: $195 per student (includes all meals for 3 days, and transportation / accommodation in Drumheller, AB)

Students traveling from out of town will have to find their own accommodations in Calgary for the nights of May 30th and 31st as well as transportation to and from Calgary.

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, please fill out the form(s) below and send to or

GIFT Sponsorship Opportunities | GIFT Venue Host Application

Please contact the 2018 chair at if you have any questions about the field trip or sponsorship.

Thank you to our 2018 sponsors!

2018 Geophysical Industry Field Trip Sponsors