SAGEEP 2023/2nd Munitions Response Meeting


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Event Schedule:
  For an overview, see the Schedule-at-Glance for the high-level program schedule.  The full schedule for the event and dates, times and room locations can be viewed in the Technical Program.  This year, you can also find everything you need on the SAGEEP/MRM mobile app.  Scroll down to learn more!

Event Highlights:  In addition to a rich technical program and commercial exhibition, this year's SAGEEP/MRM will feature: 

Sunday, April 2, 2023

Short Course and Workshop

  • SC-1: 3D Geophysical Sensor Mapping in GPS-denied Areas with Kaarta Stencil 2 SLAM-based mobile mapping system
  • W-1: Biogeophysics: Improving Understanding of Geophysical Signatures of Microbial Processes for Environmental & Engineering Problems

Monday, April 3

  • Awards Ceremony:  The presentation of the John Nicholl Memorial  Award.  This award recognizes an individual who has made exceptional contributions to the engineering and environmental geophysics community and to EEGS.   
  • Keynote Speaker:  Jordan Adelson, Navy’s Laboratory Quality and Accreditation Office and the Chair of the DoD Environmental Data Quality Workgroup (EDQW) and will be presenting his view on the importance of establishing criteria for environmental data quality in the munitions response world, providing repeatable and documentable metrics, and how DoD wants to look at data usability moving forward.  
  • Best of EAGE Near Surface 2022:  Four papers from Near Surface Geoscience Conference & Exhibition 2022 will be presented as part of an exchange between EEGS and NSGD/EAGE to strengthen the bond between the organization and promote the sharing of innovative application of the environmental and engineering geophysics across the Atlantic.  The four best papers from SAGEEP 20023/MRM will be invited to present at the Near Surface Geoscience Conference & Exhibition 2023, taking place September 3-7, 2023 in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. 

  • EEGS Foundation Fundraiser Luncheon:  Speaker: Brad Arcement, Chief - USACE Levee Safety Center. Attend this luncheon and support the EEGS Foundation. Brad Arcement serves as a branch chief in the USACE Levee Safety Center and as a lead facilitator or co-facilitator on multiple large-scale levee projects. In his leadership role as the Vicksburg District’s risk-informed design coordinator, Brad has helped engineers and technical experts across USACE scope risk assessments to support studies and implement risk-informed designs.  Attend the  luncheon and support the EEGS Foundation and work they do to support students, the next generation of near surface geophysicists.

  • Ice Breaker:  Enjoy food and drinks while catching up with old friends and making new acquaintances in the Exhibit Hall.
  • SAGEEP 2023/MRM Student-Industry Networking Event:  Following the Ice Breaker, a walking tour - “Walking the Devil's Empire - An interactive tour of New Orleans' haunted past” ending at a nearby pub for continued networking between students and industry professionals.  Everyone’s welcome!  Participants meet at the SAGEEP2023/MRM Registration Desk area for directions and further information.

Tuesday April 4, 2023

  • NAOC’s Fundraiser Luncheon for the EOD Warrior Foundation (EODWF):  Speaker: Greg Mittelman, Chair EODWF.  A veteran of the Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Munitions community, and a retired Lieutenant Colonel.  “EOD” stands for “Explosive Ordnance Disposal”; the disarming, rendering safe, and disposal of explosive hazards. EODWF’s ongoing mission is to disarm the challenges of the EOD Family by providing their support with compassion and caring to every individual they serve. Plan to support this worthy effort and attend this fundraising luncheon.
  • Conference Evening at the Sidecar Patio in the Warehouse District of New Orleans:  The urban setting for our SAGEEP and Munitions Response Meeting networking event. Lush patio setting, New Orleans jazz band and a complimentary drink – don’t miss out on this evening! 

Wednesday April 5, 2023

  • EEGS' Annual Business Meeting:  Come out and learn all about the operations of EEGS.
  • Bruce Smith Memorial Session 

Thursday, April 6, 2023

Short Courses:

  • SC-2:  Seequent UX-Analyze: Dynamic Data Processing and One-pass Classification
  • SC-3:  Ground Penetrating Radar - Principles, Practice and Processing

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A Note About Health-related Precautions:

We are committed to providing a safe, enjoyable experience for SAGEEP attendees from check-in to check-out. We will be posting updates to any health-related mandates or restrictions that may be adopted by the City of New Orleans and Orleans parish (county). Presently, no restrictions will affect SAGEEP; however, please review the hotel guidelines:

We ask that you follow all local guidelines and laws with respect to practicing social distancing and wearing a mask in public areas. Please check with local public health and government authorities regarding guidelines or requirements that may be in place for the location of your stay. We will be updating this space and providing signage in the SAGEEP/Munitions Response meeting areas communicating the current requirements from local public health and government authorities.

The hotel has taken additional measures beyond the hotel industry's cleaning standards by partnering with Reckitt, maker of Lysol & Dettol, to develop the Hilton Clean Stay program. This program builds upon the already rigorous Hilton cleaning standards by providing enhanced training for their Team Members, increased cleaning of public areas and adjusted food & beverage service, to ensure a worry-free stay.