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The Distinguised Instructor Short Course (affectionately known as DISC) was iniated with several goals in mind. It was to be the crowning jewel in the SEG's CE program, uniting a world‐class instructor with a leading‐edge topic to create an educational event of global proportions. It was to be an honor, recognizing the instructor for his or her contribution to education in the field of geophysics. It was designed as an important service to the membership, not only because of its educational value but also because it was to be made available to members at a very nominal charge. Finally, the program was seen as an effective agent for globalization of our Society because the course was to be offered around the world.
As of this writing, we have completed two DISC offerings, are midway through the third, and have begun the planning for the fourth. In 1998, Ian Jack took the inaugural DISC “Time Lapse …