Thank You for Participating in NSG2023!

NSG2023 in Edinburg saw the participation of 560 attendees. We’d like to extend a big thank you to everybody that contributed to making the event a resounding success.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline

25 April 2023

Late-Breaking Posters Deadline

2 July 2023

Early Registration Deadline

31 July 2023

Regular Registration Deadline

20 August 2023


3-7 September 2023

Best Presentation at NSG2023

Congratulations to Camille Chapeland (TU Delft) for winning the Best Presentation prize at NSG2023 with her work on ‘Novel Hardware Development for UHR Streamer Hydrophone Position Correction Using Fiber Optic Shape Sensing’.

Parallel Conferences Four meetings under one event


Our annual meeting provides a platform to discuss the near surface challenges the world is currently facing. With changing energy sources and an increased awareness of environment and climate, the focus on the near surface as a resource and the wish for minimal negative impact on the near surface has been growing. It makes the conference highly relevant to society as a whole. Topics for the meeting include mining, geotechnics, engineering geology, hydrology, geothermal investigation, environment, archaeology, forensics and soil science.


Over the last three decades, hydrogeophysics has emerged as an important sub-discipline in hydrogeology and ecohydrology. It involves investigations of the structure and processes of the subsurface environment, at different spatiotemporal scales, by identifying key properties and state variables related to water flow and solute transport. After a successful first Hydrogeophysics parallel conference in Bordeaux 2021, we are happy to continue the discussion around water, environment, agriculture and natural resources in a rapidly changing climate and their implications to build a resilient society. The Hydrogeophysics parallel conference aims to connect the science with the public sectors and governmental entities.


The Infrastructure Planning, Monitoring and BIM conference joins Edinburgh with a strong regional relevance with several large projects on their way in the UK, e.g., one of the country’s (and Europe’s) largest ever construction projects, the high speed rail connection line between London – Birmingham and further north; the Lower Thames Crossing, a new highway tunnel crossing the Thames on the east side of London; and the Thames Tideway, a 25 km super sewer for the city of London, built under the river Thames. These projects require mapping archaeology, structural investigation of existing infrastructure, testing ground engineering, and monitoring hydrogeology and tunnelling activity using geophysical and non-destructive testing/monitoring instruments. It is therefore a great opportunity to welcome newcomers including design and civil engineers, city planners and geotechnical communities to take an active role in this conference after successful presences in the Hague 2019 and Bordeaux 2021.


Globally, countries are now witnessing unprecedented expansion and growth in the offshore wind farm industry in their attempts to meet climate targets. A thorough understanding of the near/shallow sub-surface is the first critical step for any/all offshore wind farm foundation designs. In order to address both of these growing needs, EAGE introduces the 1st Conference on Sub-surface Characterisation for Offshore Wind; where-in we will delve into topics ranging from seismic acquisition and imaging to data interpretation and integration. We will also focus on the recent advancements and innovations in both qualitative and quantitative geo-modeling techniques along with the use of AI (and machine learning) and the future role of autonomous vessels in addressing the challenges in Offshore Wind.

Workshops & Field Trips Fulfil your Event Experience


Learn the application of geophysics in ground investigations and building a 3D conceptual model using AEM data.


Field Trips

Go on a field trip to learn about the geological diversity/heritage of Scotland.

Sponsoring Why Sponsor NSG2023?

With an array of unique promotional opportunities, we can help you design the perfect programme to enhance your company’s experience at NSG2023. The Sponsor Programme exposes attendees and businesses to your company and promotes your presence within the industry.

EAGE strives to realize recognition, long term exposure, benefits and publicity for companies that sponsor NSG2023.

Increase your visibility before a regional and international audience

Enhance your corporate image

Reach an influential, exclusive audience

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Associate your company with EAGE – world’s truly multi-disciplinary geosciences society

Latest NSG2023 News

Jul 31

Students Discuss Near Surface Careers Ahead of NSG2023

Edinburgh is ready to welcome students and early careers to the large EAGE network of Near Surface Geoscience professionals. In preparation for NSG2023, the EAGE...
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Special Students Talks Planned at NSG2023 in Collaboration with PGRiP

September in Edinburgh is buzzing with activities and geoscience takes center stage! After our NSG2023 on 3-7 September, postgraduate research students will meet on 7-8...
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Apr 13

On the Road to NSG2023: Synergy for Excellence

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