2008 Annual UTAM Meeting Information

The 2008 annual UTAM meeting will be held Thursday-Friday Feb. 5-6, 2009 at the INSCC Building, University of Utah.

The recommended hotel for all participants is either the University Guesthouse or the University Marriott Hotel (contact Lane at 801-587-1000) located near campus(1 mile). The Marriott rates for University guests is $139.00/night if reservations are for 3 nights (state that you are a guest of the UTAM consortium) and about $89./night at the University Guesthouse. Please make your reservations ASAP, and get the UTAM discount at either hotel as I have reserved a block of UTAM rooms until the beginning of January. The University Park Marriott Hotel will still give the group discount price. Please contact Lane Elliott phone # 1-801-584-3310 to make your reservations. The University Guesthouse is full as of Jan. 26, 2009. --

An informal buffet reception will be held Wednesday night Feb. 4 from 7PM-9:30PM in the Marriott Hotel (1st Floor Connor Room) a few blocks from the University in Research Park. Any UTAM sponsor who paid their 2008 annual fee of $30,000. for the year 2008 is entitled to attend the buffet Feb. 4 and the Feb. 5-6, 2009 meeting.

Check out what's going on in the state of Utah, or the weather. And if you are a skier, check out the ski conditions at first class ski resorts about 38 minutes from the U of U.

February 4, 2009 Wednesday Buffet 7-9PM

Marriott Hotel (1st Floor Connor Room)

February 5, 2009 Thursday Speaker Schedule

INSCC Auditorium, U of Utah

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TIME

TITLE

SPEAKER

8:00-8:30 Coffee+Pastries .
8:30-8:50 Introductory Remarks and Accomplishments for 2008 J. Schuster
8:55-9:15 2D OBS Extrapolation and Interpolation of Field Data Sherif Hanafy
9:20-9:40 Extrapolation and Interpolation of 3D OBS Data Weiping Cao
9:45-10:05 Extrapolation and Interpolation of 3D SSP Data Sherif Hanafy
10:10-10:30 Posters and Snacks .
10:30-10:50 Least Squares SSP Redatuming Y. Xue
10:55-11:15 Mapping Signal Processing by Hidden Markov Models from Medicine to Geophysics Sam Brown
11:20-11:40 Multiple Removal and LSM of VSP Data Simin Huang
11:50-1:10 Lunch in Tanner Dining Room on the Second Floor, Alumni House. .
1:25-2:10 Velocity Analysis using Nonlinear Shaping Regularization Sergey Fomel (UT Austin)
2:15-2:30 Fast Target-Oriented RTM S. Dong
2:35-3:00 PE Modeling and Green's Functions Sam Brown
3:05-3:25 Separation of Multisource Data by Curvlet-Based Filtering Yibo Wang
3:25-3:40 Break .
3:40-3:55 Separation of Multisource Data by an Adaptive Local Matching Filter Xin Wang
4:00-4:20 Fast LSM with a Deblurring Filter Naoishi Aoki and Qiong Wu
4:20-4:40 Fast Migration Deconvolution with a Deblurring Filter Naoshi Aoki
4:45 UTAM Goals for 2009 J. Schuster
6:20-9:00 Dinner Drinks: 6:30-7:00; Dinner: 7PM Red Butte Garden, located at 300 Wakara Way.
6:45-9:00 .

February 6, 2009 Friday Speaker Schedule

INSCC Auditorium, U of Utah

TIME

TITLE

SPEAKER

8:00-8:30 Coffee+Pastries .
8:30-8:50 3D LSM with a Deblurring Filter Wei Dai
8:55-9:20 Multiscale Waveform Inversion and 20 Times Speed-up on a $1500. GPU Card Chaiwoot Boonyasiriwat
9:25-9:45 Multiscale Waveform Inversion of Crosswell Data with Attenuation Ge Zhan
9:50-10:10 Migration and 3D Traveltime Tomography of S. Utah Data Shengdong Liu
10:15-10:35 Interferometric Surface Wave Elimination with Curvelet Filters Yibo Wang
10:40-11:00 Break .
11:00-11:20 Source Estimation from Passive Seismic Data Weiping Cai
11:20-11:40 UTAM Reproducible Research and C++ Libraries Sam Brown
11:45-noon Ending Remarks J. Schuster