79th MetSoc Call for Abstracts


2nd Announcement
79th Annual Meeting of The Meteoritical Society

You are cordially invited to participate in the 79th Annual Meeting of The Meteoritical Society, which will take place from 7 to 12 August 2016 in Berlin, Germany.

For comprehensive information on all aspects of the meeting, please see the MetSoc2016 website, http://www.metsoc-berlin.de/, that is being updated regularly or http://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/metsoc2016/.

To receive reminders and other pertinent information related to MetSoc2016, please submit the Indication of Interest form (https://www.hou.usra.edu/meeting_portal/iofi/?mtg=metsoc2016), which will be open until 24 April 2016.


Open Now:       Accept abstract submission http://www.metsoc-berlin.de/abstract-submission/

Open Now:       Accept conference registration http://www.metsoc-berlin.de/registration/

Open Now:       Accept excursion registrations http://www.metsoc-berlin.de/excursions/

Note that early registration for excursions is vital to ensure that your preferred excursion will take place!

Open Now:       Registration for Wednesday afternoon tours http://www.metsoc-berlin.de/social-events/

Open Now:       Registration for workshops

Open Now:       Hotel reservation http://www.metsoc-berlin.de/hotels-in-berlin/

May 24:            Final deadline for Abstract Submission
June 15:           Scientific program release
June 30:           Deadline for excursion booking
June 30:           Early Bird Registration deadline
July 31:            Late Registration deadline
August 7–12:    MetSoc Annual Meeting


Contributors are invited to submit abstracts for oral and/or poster contributions on any aspect of meteoritics, impact cratering studies, and planetary science. Abstracts should be submitted using instructions on the abstract submission site (http://www.metsoc-berlin.de/abstract-submission/)

Please note:  After special request by many members, the abstract format has been changed for the 2016 Annual Meeting. The new abstract format allows a full page of data. The new template is one page with text dimensions of 6.5 inches (~16.5 cm) wide by 9 inches (~23 cm) long.

Only one abstract per first author will be considered for oral presentation and one abstract per first author will be considered for poster presentation, with the exception of contributions to special sessions and workshops. All poster presentations submitted to workshops will also be shown at a poster session within the main conference program.

The deadline for abstract submission is 24 May 2016, 5:00 p.m. U.S. Central Daylight Time (GMT -5). Contributors are requested to indicate on the Abstract Submission Form which of the scientific topics most closely describes their work or whether their contribution is intended for one of the two pre-conference workshops or a special session.