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PESA SA/NT October Technical Luncheon- Cry Me A River ‐ Fluvial Myths to Modelling

Thursday, 27 October, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm (Australia/Adelaide time)

$25.00 – $75.00

Guest Speaker(s): Dave Grybowski

Biography – David Grybowski (ret) made a career in the petroleum industry even though he really wanted to be an actor.  Well, he did act anyway.  David last got paid as Lead Geoscientist at Santos, being responsible for promulgating best practice through mentorship, courses and project review, and by promulgating innovative workflows, interdiscipline communication and improved data retrieval systems.  He was awesome, but since petroleum became a pariah, he quietly tells people he was only an actor and to stop flying.

Cry Me A River ‐ Fluvial Myths to Modelling

Presented by: Dave Grybowski, Consultant

Abstract – Fluvial and other depositional systems have been re-imagined in mythology since Genesis.  River Styx.  Up the creek without a paddle.  Old Man River.  When the levee breaks.  Huckleberry Finn.  Has anything changed?  Is our present-day petroleum geoengineering epistemology free of mythology?  In Cry Me A River – Fluvial Myths to Mythical Modelling, David Grybowski takes us on a wild and whacky woke-walk along the proverbial riparian to test his thesis that some things never change.  It’s not meant to be serious.  And to prove it, the presentation will be followed by a short comedic play – The Project.  Something that could have taken place in an office near you. This material will not harm geoscientists or engineers.



Event Details:

Thursday, October 27th, 2022
Luncheon: 12 pm for a 12:30 pm start

Place: Ayer’s House, 288 North Tce, Adelaide

Includes a 2-course lunch and drinks


Student Members – $25

Members – $60

Non-members – $75

SPE and ASEG Members- $60

Bookings close 1 pm Monday, October 24th.
Any late bookings will incur an additional $20 fee. Strictly no walk-ins.

Sponsor: Beach Energy, Santos, Vintage Energy, and the Department for Energy and Mining (Government of South Australia)



Thursday, 27 October, 2022
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
(Australia/Adelaide time)
$25.00 – $75.00
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    Ayers House – Ballroom
    288 North Terrace
    Adelaide, South Australia 5000



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