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Registration Fees

Before May 1st 2009Between May 1st
and June 7th
Member* 420€ 520€ 570€
Non-member 470€ 570€ 620€
Student member* 290€ 390€ 440€
Student non-member 320€ 420€ 470€
Accompanying guest 100€ 100€ 100€

* Only members of EAG, GS, GSJ and MSA are eligible for the member rates. Membership numbers must be given on the registration form.

Optional extras

Lunches (Mon-Fri) 50€
Conference Dinner (Wednesday 24 June) 40€
Conference Bag 10€
Workshop: The deep carbon cycle (IMP, ETH Zürich) (June 18-20) [details]170CHF (110CHF students)
Workshop: Developments in Noble Gas Understanding and Expertise (DINGUE), Nancy, France (June 19-20) [details]free - register direct with organisers
Workshop: Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Fluid-Rock Interaction (MSA/Geochem Soc.) (June 19-21) [details]Course full.
Workshop: Selective Fragmentation using HV pulsed power equipment of selFrag: New Horizons in Sample Preparation for Space & Earth Science (June 20) [details]register direct with organisers
Workshop: Quality Assurance in Analytical Geochemistry (June 21) [details]register direct with organisers
Field Trip: Dynamics of Continental Collision and High-Grade Metamorphism Across the Western and Central Alps (June 17-21) [details] 390€
FieldTrip: Jöri glacial lake area, upper Vereina valley (June 27) [details] 50€ (35€ students)
Field Trip: Mineral springs of the Lower Engadine Window (June 21) [details] 80€ (65€ students)
Field Trip: Heterogeneous subcontinental mantle lithosphere exposed on the ocean floor: The Totalp area, Davos (June 21) [details] 30€
Field Trip: Permian fossil crust-mantle transition in Valmalenco (June 27-29) [details] 210€

Registration information

Registration Fees, listed in Euros, include:

  • Sunday, June 21: Opening Reception (light appetizers)
  • Morning Coffee Breaks, Afternoon Coffee Breaks
  • Attendance to all conference sessions
  • Attendance to all poster sessions and exhibitors
  • Printed and electronic program and abstract volume

Accompanying Guest Registration

Accompanying guests will receive a namebadge, entrance to the Opening Reception on Sunday, June 21, Morning Coffee Breaks and Afternoon Coffee Breaks. Registered accompanying guests are invited to purchase lunch tickets, and tickets for the social events.

Registration Terms, Procedures and Contact Information

Payment: Payment is accepted by online credit/debit card or by bank transfer only. If you pay by bank transfer you MUST pay all the fees, otherwise your registration will not be accepted.

Early registration rates: Payment in full must be received by May 1, 2009 in order to benefit from the reduced registration rates. Delegates with registration payments outstanding on this date will then need to pay the standard registration fee.

Confirmation: Your registration and payment will be confirmed by email. Your registration will not be processed or confirmed until payment has been received. Once you have completed your registration, you will receive confirmation via email. Please use this confirmation as your registration receipt.

Cancellation Policy: Registration fees, less a 25% administration charge, will be refunded if cancellation is received by the Goldschmidt Secretariat in writing by May 1, 2009. For cancellations received after May 1, 2009, no refund will be issued. All refunds will be processed after the conference.

Letter of Invitation to Attend the Conference: A letter of invitation is issued solely for the purpose of assisting participants with visa applications and/or to obtain funding for their attendance at the conference. Such a letter does not imply any financial obligation on the part of the conference organizers. If you require a letter of invitation, please contact the Goldschmidt Secretariat ( as soon as possible, giving details of your name and the institution at which you work, a postal address and fax number to which the letter of invitation can be sent, and your registration number for the conference (found on your email confirmation). Please note that your registration must be complete and paid before an invitation letter will be issued.

One Day Participants: One day registration will be available on site only, at a rate of 285€ (full) and 220€ (student).

Registration Questions: For additional information, please contact the Goldschmidt Conference Secretariat: