Please join us in Chicago, America's Second City and all-time fun destination, for an in-person, hands-on workshop where you will learn to use the free GWB Community Edition software package as a powerful tool for modeling speciation in aqueous geochemical systems.
What you will learn. Following a fully hands-on format, you will learn to compute quantitative models of speciation in natural waters. Specific topics covered include:
The topics will be illustrated through a series of case studies.
Thank you very much for the workshop. It was intense but very, very clear and useful.
– Samantha Y., Stanford University
I was very impressed with the GWB Fate and Transport course in Johannesburg. It was well presented and very informative. I would recommend the course to any of my peers. Thank you, Brian and Craig!
– Altus Huisamen, Geo Pollution Technologies, Pretoria
Thank you for the amazing workshop! The presentations and hands-on exercises were tremendously helpful. I enjoyed it!!!
– Claudia Cardona, Florida International University
The workshop will be moderated by Craig Bethke and presented by veteran instructors Brian Farrell and Jia Wang. Prof. Bethke is the R.E. Grim Professor emeritus at the University of Illinois. He is the primary author of The Geochemist's Workbench® software package and author of the Geochemical and Biogeochemical Reaction Modeling text, published by Cambridge University Press.
Workshop locations will be assigned by the Goldschmidt Conference in early 2024; please watch this space for details. Plan to arrive on time Saturday so that we may start at 8:30 am sharp. The workshop runs Saturday until about 3:00 pm that day, with time at the end for questions and conferring with the instructors.
Space is limited, so sign up early by visiting the Goldschmidt 2024 website. The Conference opens registration on January 10 and closes booking for all workshops on July 1; you will not be able to register past this date.
Workshop registration includes all course materials, coffee breaks, and lunch. We will ask you to bring to the course a laptop running Windows, with the free GWB Community Edition installed and activated.
Fees paid through the Goldschmidt are subject to Conference cancellation policies. Liability in the event of workshop cancellation or other eventuality is limited to refund of the registration fee.
The Goldschmidt Conference maintains a list of discounted accommodations available to workshop participants. Please visit their accommodation page for current information.
The workshop is being held thanks to the generous efforts of our hosts and sponsors: