Sunday 12

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Informal gathering at Browns Crafthouse UBC

    101 - 6111 University Blvd

Monday 13

  • 8:30 am - 9:00 am


  • 9:00 am - 9:30 am

    Welcome and Introductory Remarks

    by Lindsey Heagy and David Alumbaugh

  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am

    Forward Modelling (part 1)

    Chair: Dikun Yang

    • FEMALY: A Finite Element MAtlab LibrarY for Electromagnetics

      Klaus Spitzer, Jan Blechta, Jana Börner, Ralph-Uwe Börner, Michael Eiermann, Oliver Ernst, and Mathias Scheunert

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    • An adaptive finite element solver for three-dimensional electromagnetic inductions

      Jianbo Long

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  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am

    Coffee Break

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Forward Modelling (part 2)

    Chair: Evan Um

    • On the Robustness, Efficiency and Scalability of an Iterative Framework in Combination With the Block-Based PREconditioner For Square Blocks PRESB Applied To Controlled-Source Electromagnetic Modelling

      Michael Weiss, Thomas Kalscheuer, and Maya Neytcheva

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    • Rapid 3D finite-difference modelling for magnetotellurics based on Reduced Basis Method

      Hao Dong and Yijie Cui

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  • 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


  • 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    Data: Physics & Theory

    Chair: Klaus Spitzer

    • Understanding problems in old MT data using modern methods

      Alan G. Jones, Randall Mackie, and Wolfgang Soyer

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    • Negative transients in central-loop time-domain electromagnetic data: Induced polarization or 3D coupling effect?

      Dikun Yang, Ming Cheng, and Qiang Luo

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    • Impacts of magnetic permeability on electromagnetic data collected in settings with steel-cased wells

      Lindsey J. Heagy and Douglas W. Oldenburg

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  • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Coffee Break

  • 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

    Poster Lightning Talks

  • 4:15 pm - 6:30 pm

    Poster Reception

    Discover posters
    • 3D inversion of semi-airborne magnetometric resistivity data

      Zhongchang Chen and Dikun Yang

    • Conductivity structure beneath Australia constrained by 3-D inversion of MT Tippers in spherical geometry

      Filippo Cicchetti

    • 3D AMT/MT case histories from Brazil

      Patricia de Lugão

    • 3D minimum-structure inversion for CSEM problems using potentials and unstructured tetrahedral grids

      K.B. Kara and C.G. Farquharson

    • Targeting epithermal Au-Ag using helicopter VTEM 1D resistivity and 3D magnetic inversion results, and radiometric data at Lawyers Project, North-Central BC, Canada

      Karl Kwan, Jean Legault, Jim Greig, Ewan Webster and Mark Hanki

    • A parallel adaptive finite-element method for 3-D large-scale controlled-source electromagnetic forward modelling with hierarchical tetrahedral grids

      Z. Liu, Z. Ren, H. Uao, J. Tang, X. Lu, and C.G. Farquharson

    • Fast 3D magnetotelluric forward modeling using survey decomposition

      Lian Liu, Dikun Yang

    • Using convolutional neural networks to classify UXO with multicomponent electromagnetic induction data

      Jorge Lopez-Alvis, Lindsey J. Heagy, Douglas W. Oldenburg, Stephen Billings and Lin-Ping Song

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    • 2.5D Inversion of frequency-domain Land CSEM data using Broyden's method

      Ali Mohand-Saïd

    • DESMEX - Evolution of Semi-airborne Controlled-source Electromagnetics for Mineral Exploration and Beyond

      The DESMEX Team

    • 3D Casing-Source Electromagnetic Modeling for CO2 Plumes and Enhanced Geothermal Systems Monitoring

      Evan Schankee Um and David L. Alumbaugh

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    • Petrophysically constrained joint inversion of multi-physical data using the extended alternting direction method of multipliers

      Ke Wang, Dikun Yang

    • Reparametrizing the Geophysical Inverse Problem using a Convolutional Neural Network

      Anran Xu and Lindsey Heagy

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Tuesday 14

  • 9:00 am - 10:30 am

    Inversion (part 1)

    Chair: Toshi Uchida

    • Resolving bottlenecks of 3D controlled-source electromagnetic Gauss-Newton inversion

      Anna Avdeeva, Rune Mittet and Ole Martin Pedersen

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    • Surface geometry inversion of TEM data for thin, dipping conductors

      Xushan Lu, Colin Farquharson and Peter Lelièvre

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    • Including geological orientation information into geophysical inversions with unstructured tetrahedral meshes

      Mitra Kangazian, and Colin G. Farquharson

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  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am

    Coffee Break

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Inversion (part 2)

    Chair: Colin Farquharson

    • Hybrid OCCAM-Conjugate Gradients Inversion Algorithms with Applications to Marine CSEM data

      Gary D. Egbert, Naser Meqbel and Paulo Werdt

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    • 3D inversion of frequency-domain controlled source electromagnetic data for hydraulic fracturing fluid imaging with the effect of steel casings

      Ying Hu, and Dikun Yang

      Read abstract
  • 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    Data Acquisition & Instrumentation (part 1)

    Chair: Alan Jones

    • A Modeling Assessment of Using Optical Fiber Devices For Electric Field Measurements

      David Alumbaugh, Evan Um, Michael T. V. Wylie and Bjorn Paulsson

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    • Copper permalloys for fluxgate magnetometer sensors

      B. Barry Narod, David M. Miles

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    • Interferographic TEM Beamforming Resolution

      Bryan James, Kyubo Noh, Andrei Swidinsky, Johannes Stoll, and Daryl Ball

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  • 3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

    Group Photo

  • 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm

    Coffee Break

  • 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm

    Data Acquisition & Instrumentation (part 2)

    Chair: Jean Legault

    • UAV-based semi-airborne CSEM for mineral exploration - 3D joint inversion of scalar and vector magnetometer data

      Raphael Rochlitz, Philipp Kotowski, Thomas Günther, and Michael Becken

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    • Enhancing Subsurface Imaging in Mineral Exploration through Optimized large- scale Semi-Airborne Surveys: Synthetic Modelling and field Data

      Saeed Nazari, Raphael Rochlitz, and Thomas Günther

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    • Airborne Natural Source Electromagnetics Using an Arbitrary Base Station

      Devin C. Cowan, Lindsey J. Heagy and Douglas W. Oldenburg

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  • 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

    Banquet at Cecil Green Park House

    6251 Cecil Green Park Rd

Wednesday 15

  • 9:30 am - 10:30 am

    Case Studies (part 1)

    Chair: Patricia de Lugao

    • Comparison of 3D finite-element and finite-difference inversion of magnetotelluric data in Okuaizu geothermal area, northern Japan

      Toshihiro Uchida and Yusuke Yamaya

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    • 3D inversion of onshore controlled source electromagnetic data in the Kusatsu- Shirane Volcano

      Keiichi Ishizu, Yasuo Ogawa, Kuo Hsuan Tseng, Takahiro Kunitomo, Norihiro Kitaoka, Grant Caldwell, Takuto Minami, Sohei Serita, Hiroshi Ichihara, Ted Bertrand, and Wiebke Heise

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  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am

    Coffee Break

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Case Studies (part 2)

    Chair: Raphael Rochlitz

    • 3D ZTEM Airborne Natural Field EM & Magnetic Inversion and Mineral Targeting Results over the Berg Porphyry Copper Project, near Houston, British Columbia

      Jean M. Legault, Karl Kwan, and Shane Ebert

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    • AEM Surveys Applied for Iron Formation Mapping: A Proxy for Iron Ore Exploration

      Marco Antonio Couto Junior, Dionisio Uendro Carlos and Raphael Fernandes Prieto

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  • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

    Concluding remarks