• Program

    The Goldschmidt2018 program

  • Venue

    All about the venue and city

  • Exhibition

    Information for and about exhibitors and sponsors

  • My Goldschmidt

    My program, purchases, connections, etc.




  • Early Career Events

    The Early career event program provides opportunities for less senior scientists to network and learn from volunteers from the community.

  • Exhibition Events

    These events are all being planned by our exhibitors. To find out more information, visit them on their booths.

  • Field Trips

    Pre- and post-conference field trips

  • Seminars

  • Socials

    Details of the upcoming social events at Goldschmidt2018

  • Workshops

    Workshops running during, before or after the conference


  • Hotels

    The conference has special rates at several hotels in close proximity to the Hynes Convention Center. We encourage you to book early, as there are a limited number of rooms available.

  • Congress Center



My Goldschmidt

Role functions


Details of the upcoming social events at Goldschmidt2018

Icebreaker Welcome Reception

Icebreaker Welcome Reception

Sunday 12th August 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.

Game On! Fenway Park Mixer

Game On! Fenway Park Mixer

Monday 13th August 19:00 - 22:00
Location: Bar, Game On! Fenway View on map
Price: US$50

Full details (PDF)

For Goldschmidt2018, the Monday night social will knock your Sox off!

Join your fellow delegates in the Fenway Park (home of the Boston Red Sox) bar. The conference has booked a whole floor of the bar which contains an assortment of activities including:

  • Ping Pong
  • Cornhole
  • Access to the official Fenway Park batting cage

Excellent local beer, or your choice of soft drink, and tasty food will be readily available (included in the price of your ticket). Book your place now!


Tuesday 14th August 18:45 - 20:00
Location: 300 View on map

The European Association of Geochemistry would like to invite EAG members attending the Goldschmidt2018 conference to its Annual General Meeting.
There will be a short presentation by Bernard Marty, EAG President, about the latest activities and initiatives of the society. It will also be an opportunity to ask questions, provide feedback as well as meet some EAG Councillors.

This event is open to EAG members only.


Harvard Mineralogical & Geological Museum Mixer

Harvard Mineralogical & Geological Museum Mixer

Tuesday 14th August 19:30 - 22:00
Location: Harvard Mineralogical & Geological Museum, Harvard Museum of Natural History View on map
Price: US$15/US$25

Full details (PDF)

Experience a world-class collection of minerals, rocks, ores, meteorites and gems! The museum serves as a uniquely rich resource of materials and information. Over 3,000 mineral, rock, gem, and meteorite specimens from the MGMH collections are on display; with several special samples on display for this Goldschmidt mixer! The newly renovated Earth and Planetary Science Gallery is located within the Harvard Museum of Natural History. Join your fellow delegates for a fascinating evening ensconced in this excellent museum on the Harvard campus.

Drinks and tasty nibbles will be supplied (included in the price of your ticket). Book your place now!

(Important Note: Successful Grant applicants will receive a ticket for this event as part of their grant)


Wednesday 15th August 18:45 - 20:00
Location: 300 View on map

The Geochemical Society invites its members and those involved with the organisation of the 2018 meeting to come to the Geochemical Society Business Meeting and Members Reception.


Curtin University Drinks Reception

Thursday 16th August 19:15 - 20:00
Location: 300 View on map

Curtin University is hosting a relaxed networking event where you can meet some of their staff and students, and find out more about partnering with Curtin, mutual research opportunities and the facilities they have on offer.

Goldschmidt Banquet

Goldschmidt Banquet

Thursday 16th August 20:00 - 23:00
Location: Ballroom C View on map
Price: US$90

The tradition of the conference banquet as the premier social event of each Goldschmidt will continue this year with the meal taking place in the Hynes Center. The evening will consist of a welcome reception on the Boylston Overlook which will then be followed by a formal three-course meal in the Ballroom. After dinner, you will proceed from your seats to the Boylston Overlook where the Becky Chace Band will turn the evening into a party. Tickets are limited so ensure you book soon to avoid disappointment.

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