Meeting Assistance Program

The Meeting Assistance Program was established in 2002 to support geochemistry sessions/symposia at any scientific conference of geochemical relevance.

September 2020 Update: The program is not currently accepting new applications.

Inquiries about the program may be directed to

2019 MAP Sponserships
$2000 Gordon Research Conference: Processes and Outcomes of Material
Recycling Between Earth's Surface and Interior
2-7 June 2019; South Hadley, MA, USA
Roberta Rudnick
$2000 The Next 100 Years of Mineral Sciences
20-21 June 2019; Washington, DC, USA
Peter J. Heaney
$1000 Frontiers in Marine Organic Geochemistry
April 2019, Delmenhorst, Germany
Carol Arnosti
$1000 Gordon Research Seminar: Interior of the Earth
1-2 June 2019; South Hadley, MA, USA
Neala Creasy and Elvira Mulyukova
$1000 Isotopes 2019: The Cross-Disciplinary Conference on Stable Isotope Sciences
7-12 July 2019, Raitenhaslach, Germany
Martin Elsner
2018 MAP Sponserships
$2000 Gordon Research Seminar and Conference on Geobiology
20-21 January 2018; Galveston, TX, USA
Leslie Robbins
$2000 Gordon Research Conference: Deep Carbon Science in the Context of Geologic Time
17-22 June 2018; Bryant University, RI, USA
Craig Manning
$2000 RiMG Short Course: High Temperature Gas – Solid Reactions in Earth and Planetary Processes
9-11 August 2018; Boston, MA, USA
Penelope King
$2000 Mineral-Hosted Melt Inclusions: How Do We Read The Stories They Have To Tell?
11-12 August 2018; Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, MA, USA
Glenn Gaetani
2017 MAP Sponserships
$2000 Petrochronology: Methods and applications (RiMG)
22-23 April, 2017; Vienna, Austria
Pierre Lanari
$2000 Meeting of Ethiopian geochemistry professionals to organize an inventory of geochemical analytical instruments in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Dereje Ayalew
$2000 Gordon Research Conference: Chemical and Dynamical Evolution of Earth's Deep Interior
4-9 June, 2017; South Hadley, MA, USA
Ed Garnero
$2000 Gordon Research Conference: Chemical Oceanography
23-28 July, 2017; New London, NH, USA
Karen Casciotti
$2000 Petrochronology: Methods and applications (RiMG)
20-21 October, 2017; Seattle, WA, USA
Matthew Kohn
2016 MAP Sponserships
$2000 4th International Workshop on Highly Siderophile Element Geochemistry
11-15 July, 2016; Durham, UK
Amy Riches
$2000 Pan American Current Research on Fluid Inclusions (PACROFI) XIII Conference
24-26 May, 2016; Columbia, MO, USA
Martin Appold
$2000 Meeting of Ethiopian geochemistry professionals to establish a national association
November 2016, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Dereje Ayalew
$2000 RiMG: Measurements, Theories and Applications of non-Traditional Stable Isotopes
11-12 December, 2016; San Francisco, CA, USA
Fang-Zhen Teng
2015 MAP Sponserships
$2000 Gordon Research Seminar and Conference on the Interior of the Earth: Surface Connections
7-12 June, 2015; South Hadley, MA, USA
Marc Hirschmann
$2000 Gordon Research Seminar and Conference on Chemical Oceanography
26-31 July 2015; Holderness, NH, USA
Angelos Hannides
$2000 RIMG Short Course: Pore Scale Geochemical Processes
15-16 August 2015; Prague, Czech Republic
Carl Steefel
2014 MAP Sponserships
$2000 Interfacial Phenomena in Environmental Biogeochemistry: Fundamentals, Methos, and Significance
15-22 November 2014, Cancun, Mexico
Grant Ferris
$2000 The geological consequences of measuring mantle radiogenic heating: Future directions for neutrino geosciences
30 June - July 1 2014, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Bill McDonough
2013 MAP Sponserships
$2000 Isotopes 2013 - Isotope effects across diciplines
16-21 June 2013, Sopot, Poland
Martin Elsner
$2000 EnvironMetal Isotopes 2013 (EMI 2013)
18-23 August 2013, Ascona, Switzerland
Jan Wiederhold
$2000 Gordon Research Seminar and Conference on the Interior of the Earth
2-7 June 2013, South Hadley, MA, USA
Barbara Romanowicz
2012 MAP Sponserships
$1000 Gordon Research Seminar and Conference on Isotopes in the Biological and Chemical Sciences
5-10 February 2012, Galveston, TX, USA
Vernon Anderson
$2000 DIPPI-C Workshop
8-10 August 2012, Durham, UK
Chris Brodie
2010 MAP Sponserships
$2000 Thermo2010 - 12th International Conference on Thermochronology
16-20 August 2010, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Kate Dobson
$2000 2010 Fall AGU Session - Application of Isotope and Genetic Platforms to Develop Spatial and Temporal Perspectives in Ecosystem Ecology
13 December 2010, San Francisco, CA, USA
Peggy Ostrom
2009 MAP Sponserships
$2000 RIMG short course: The Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Water-Rock Interaction
19-21 June 2009, Davos, Switzerland
Eric Oelkers
$2000 Unknown Knowns and Known Unknowns: Chemical Oceanography in a Changing World
23-26 February 2009, Savannah, GA, USA
William Savidge
2008 MAP Sponserships
$2000 Penrose conference: Plumes and Their Role in Whole Mantle Convection and Recycling
17-21 September 2008, Pico, The Azores
Simon Turner
$1000 Goldschmidt 2008: Symposium Highlighting Recent Advances in Fundamental Research of Biogeochemical Processes in Subsurface Environment
13-18 July 2008, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Daniel Giammar
2007 MAP Sponserships
$2000 International Conference on Evolution, Transfer and Release of Magmas and Volcanic Gases (MAG2007)
22-27 April 2007, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
Georg Zellmer
2003 MAP Sponserships
$2000 Symposium on New Approaches in Marine Organic Biogeochemistry: a Tribute to the Life and Science of John I. Hedges
28-30 August 2003, Friday Harbor, WA, USA
Cindy Lee
$1500 226th ACS Fall Meeting: Arsenic Research Symposium
7-11 September 2003, New York, NY, USA
Peggy O'Day
$500 Pardee Keynote Symposium. Modeling Metamorphism: Petrology, Geochemistry and Tectonics
2-5 November 2003, Seattle, WA, USA
Michael Brown
$2000 (WRI-11) Water-Rock Interaction Symposia
Saratoga Springs, NY, USA
Susan Brantley