We are pleased that you have decided to register for the 79th Annual Meeting of The Meteoritical Society.

Onsite registration is available on Sunday, 7 August 2016 from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the Thaersaal (Invalidenstr. 43, 10115 Berlin) and from Monday, 8 August until Friday, 12 August 2016 at the Henry-Ford-Bau (Garystr. 35, 14195 Berlin).

Registration Fees

Registration and payment received by 30 June 2016by 31 July 2016after 31 July 2016
MetSoc Member*450 EUR525 EUR575 EUR
MetSoc Non-Member500 EUR575 EUR625 EUR
Student MetSoc Member**275 EUR350 EUR400 EUR
Student MetSoc Non-Member**325 EUR400 EUR450 EUR
Accompanying Person (Guest)300 EUR375 EUR425 EUR

Please note that presentations submitted for the 1-day workshop entitled “Microstructure and Geochrononology of Shocked Accessory Minerals” have been incorporated as a dedicated session into the program of the 2-day workshop under the theme “Microstructure and Geochrononology of Shocked Accessory Minerals”.  This 2-day workshop will be the only workshop to take place at MetSoc 2016. Anybody who was particularly interested in the topic of the 1-day workshop is invited to consider registering for the 2-day workshop.

* In good standing (membership fee for 2016 paid).

Please note that the member fee can only be granted if you are a member of the MetSoc at the time of registration.
If you are not a member yet, you need to apply for membership first and once you have received your MetSoc membership confirmation, you can register at the member fee.

** Student status must be confirmed by providing a certificate in writing by the head of department or a certificate of matriculation from a university. Please send your certificate by email or fax to the Congress Office:

Paulsborner Str. 44
14193 Berlin, Germany
T +49 (0) 30 300 669 0

•    Admission to all scientific sessions
•    Admission to the Welcome Reception in the Museum für Naturkunde
•    Admission to the Wednesday Afternoon Activity
•    Admission to the Congress Banquet at the Waterworks
•    Admission to the poster exhibition and technical exhibition
•    Congress material

The registration fee does not include the abstract fee. Please pay the abstract fee when submitting your abstract.

Registration and payment to the pre-conference workshops, excursions and sightseeing tours must be submitted separately from the abstract fee

Upon receipt of the registration and the corresponding payment, the congress office will send a confirmation to the participant which also serves as an invoice. Please present this confirmation of registration at the congress counter when picking up your congress material.

When registering for the 79th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society, please arrange payment of the registration fee. All payments must be made in EUR. You can choose between two forms of payment.
We strongly recommend credit card payment as charges for bank transfers may apply twice, once in the country of origin and a second time in the target country.

•    Credit card (AMEX, Eurocard / Mastercard, VISA)
•    Bank transfer to the congress bank account:

Deutsche Bank PGK AG
Address of the bank:
Bismarckstr. 68, 10627 Berlin, Germany
IBAN: DE56 1007 0024 0586 1836 05

In case of cancellation, please notify the congress office CPO HANSER SERVICE in writing only. For cancellations by 30 June 2016, the registration fee will be refunded minus an administrative charge of EUR 100,00. No refund can be made for cancellations of congress registration fees, lunch boxes, tours or excursions received after 30 June 2016 or for cancellations of workshops at any time.

International participants may need a letter of invitation from the congress organizers in order to obtain a visa for entry into Germany. The organizers will not be able to contact or intervene with any German embassy or consulate office abroad on your behalf. This procedure is intended to assist participants who need to obtain a visa or permission to attend the 79th Annual Meeting of the Meteoritical Society and is not an official invitation covering fees and/or any other expenses or financial support from the congress.

In order to apply for an invitation letter please send your request, stating your name, address, date of birth and passport number, to
Please contact the relevant embassy or consulate where you would like to apply for a visa, as to whether a standard pdf file of invitation would suffice or whether an original hardcopy letter will be required.

Please start the visa application process as early as possible and at least six weeks prior to your departure. The organizers are not to be held responsible for the outcome of your visa application.