Social Events

A selection of social events will be available at Goldschmidt 2016. The highlight of which will be the annual conference banquet.

There are more events still to be confirmed, one of which will be a cruise around the magnificent Yokohama harbour. These events will be uploaded here once the details have been finalized.

In addition to the ticketed events, the Taste of Japan series of events will introduce each poster session and all delegates are welcome.

NameDateOrganisersPrice
Icebreaker Welcome Reception 26 Jun
Jog in Yokohama (Booking Now Closed) 27 Jun ¥0
Taste of Japan: Kagami Biraki 27 Jun Open to All
Dinner Cruise: Marine Shuttle (Booking Now Closed) 27 Jun ¥6200
Taste of Japan: Classical Musical Performance 28 Jun Open to All
Dinner Cruise: Marine Shuttle (Booking Now Closed) 28 Jun ¥6200
Taste of Japan: Samurai Performance 29 Jun Open to All
Taste of Japan: Kendama Performance 30 Jun Open to All
Conference Banquet (Booking Now Closed) 30 Jun ¥10000/¥8000

Social Event Details

Icebreaker Welcome Reception

Icebreaker Welcome Reception

Sunday 26th June 17:00-19:00

The Icebreaker Welcome Reception is the perfect time to catch up with colleagues that you haven't seen over the year, and meet new people in your field. All delegates are warmly invited and encouraged to attend.


Jog in Yokohama (Booking Now Closed)

Jog in Yokohama (Booking Now Closed)

Monday 27th June 07:00-08:00
Price: ¥0

Start your day with a refreshing run.

The Yokohama seafront is an excellent location for a guided group jog. It has amazing views over the city. The sea air will blow away jet lag and give you energy to focus on the sessions.

Meeting point: 2nd Floor of Pacifico Yokohama.

Please ensure that you have all the necessary insurance.


Taste of Japan: Kagami Biraki

Taste of Japan: Kagami Biraki

Monday 27th June 17:00-17:15
Location: Exhibition, Exhibition Hall of the Pacifico Yokohama View on map

A traditional Japanese Ceremony to toast the success of an event with the opening of a Sake Barrel.


Dinner Cruise: Marine Shuttle (Booking Now Closed)

Dinner Cruise: Marine Shuttle (Booking Now Closed)

Monday 27th June 18:30-22:00
Price: ¥6200

Enjoy your stay in Yokohama with the fresh breeze, delicious cuisine and breath-taking night view of Yokohama. This is a great opportunity to see Yokohama from a unique perspective while socialising with your colleagues.


Taste of Japan: Classical Musical Performance

Taste of Japan: Classical Musical Performance

Tuesday 28th June 17:00-17:30
Location: Exhibition, Exhibition Hall of the Pacifico Yokohama View on map

Full details (PDF)

Our fellow geochemists will entertain us with their talents and high-quality performance.

Let's sing a song "Hana wa Saku: Flowers Will Bloom" together!

See the sheet music here.


Dinner Cruise: Marine Shuttle (Booking Now Closed)

Dinner Cruise: Marine Shuttle (Booking Now Closed)

Tuesday 28th June 18:30-22:00
Price: ¥6200

Enjoy your stay in Yokohama with the fresh breeze, delicious cuisine and breath-taking night view of Yokohama. This is a great opportunity to see Yokohama from a unique perspective while socialising with your colleagues.


Taste of Japan: Samurai Performance

Taste of Japan: Samurai Performance

Wednesday 29th June 17:00-17:15
Location: Exhibition, Exhibition Hall of the Pacifico Yokohama View on map

Travel through time to olden Japan.


Taste of Japan: Kendama Performance

Taste of Japan: Kendama Performance

Thursday 30th June 17:00-17:15
Location: Exhibition, Exhibition Hall of the Pacifico Yokohama View on map

Prepare to be astonished by the skills of a professional Kendama player, in this traditional Japanese game which is rapidly gaining an international following.


Conference Banquet (Booking Now Closed)

Conference Banquet (Booking Now Closed)

Thursday 30th June 20:00-23:00
Location: Royal Park Hotel, Yokohama Landmark Tower View on map
Price: ¥10000/¥8000

As ever the Goldschmidt conference banquet will be the social highlight of the conference. A formal dinner in the elegant surroundings of the Royal Park Hotel will be arranged by the conference. Discounted tickets are available for students to encourage their participation in the event.