These are the events organised and run by the conference.
Food Tour - Eat like a local in Barcelona 17, 19, 20, 21 August
Saturday 17th August 20:00-22:00
Join a 2-hour stroll down The Gothic Quarter and Barceloneta cobblestoned back streets. We will indulge in the city’s best tapas and drinks, at ancient spots where locals still cherish together with passionate food vendors. This tour is a mouth-watering taste of Barcelona’s popular gastronomy and culture, and the best way to start an unforgettable evening. This tour cannot be booked via the conference website, please see the link above to book directly with the tour operator. €35 per person.
Gourmet Wine Trip - Taste genuine Catalan wines and enjoy a delicious meal in the countryside
Sunday 18th August 10:00-18:00
Full one day trip to discover two magic wineries that produce organic and biodynamic wines, learn and taste 8 plus delicious wines and enjoy a gourmet meal with wine pairings in the countryside. This exclusive small-group experience is organized in the Penedes wine region, famous for its cavas and fresh Mediterranean wines. The trip costs €145 per person This trip is organised by a small local tour operator in Barcelona, Barcelona Eat Local Food Tours, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please see the web link above for more details on how to book and pay for the trip with the tour operator directly.
Icebreaker Welcome Reception
Sunday 18th 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. Registration will remain open during the event.
Goldschmidt Club Night
Monday 19th August 19:30-21:30
Location: Dance floor, Lounge, Club Opium View on map
We have arranged early entry to one of Barcelona's most famous night spots for Goldschmidt delegates. Tickets to the event will cover drinks and light refreshments as well as early access to the Opium club itself. Come along and enjoy a social time with colleagues in a relaxed atmosphere. You can stay on after the event and enjoy an long night of dancing in the club, just don't be late for the morning talks on Tuesday!
EAG General Assembly and Reception
Tuesday 20th August 19:00-20:30
Location: Room 212, CCIB View on map
The European Association of Geochemistry would like to invite EAG members and all interested delegates to its annual General Assembly & Reception.
There will be a short presentation by Sigurður Reynir Gíslason, EAG President, about the latest activities and initiatives of the society, followed by a reception. 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 and interested parties.
Geochemical Society Business Meeting and Members Reception
Wednesday 21st August 19:00-20:00
Location: VIP Room, CCIB View on map
The Geochemical Society invites its members to come and learn about the society’s activities in 2019 and participate in an open discussion. A short reception will follow the business meeting.
Thursday 22nd August 20:00-23:50
Location: Gran Salon, Drassanes Reials de Barcelona View on map
The conference banquet will be held in the splendid surroundings of the Drassanes Maritime Museum in downtown Barcelona. The medieval city ship yards have been converted into an impressive museum, and we will be holding the banquet in the Gran Salon which forms part of the historic buildings. With plenty of space to dine and dance, we are excited to be able to invite you to this prestigious event. The conference acknowledges the support of the Barcelona Convention Bureau towards the rental costs of this event.