In the BRGM's laboratories in Orléans (2005). © BRGM - Dominique Chauveau

AIG-11 : Practical information

The 11th international meeting on Applied Isotope Geochemistry will be held from September 21st to 25th 2015, at the French Geological Survey (BRGM), in Orléans, France.

Important dates

  • January 5th 2015 : Opening date for registration and manuscript submission
  • April 15th 2015 : Deadline for receipt of manuscripts
  • June 1st 2015 : Notication of manuscript acceptance
  • June 15th 2015 : Deadline for early bird registration
  • August 1st 2015 : Deadline for regular registration
  • September 1st 2015 : Final announcement and scientific program


Orléans is located 100 km South of Paris : 1 hour by train from downtown Paris.

Direct connections from Paris airports to Orléans : TGV connection from Roissy CDG airport and direct motorway and highway from Paris Orly airport.

BRGM Campus :

  • About 10 km South of downtown Orléans at the northern edge of the Sologne forest. TRAM/buses/highway to downtown Orléans,
  • Auditorium (200 seats, Wi-Fi).


Registration will be valid only after the payment of the registration fees by bank transfer. Registration will include session attendance, proceedings (USB keys), lunches, morning and afternoon refreshments, the ice breaker reception on Sunday September 20, the conference dinner on Thursday September 24 and the midconference field trip on Wednesday September 23.

The mid-conference field trip will include a visit of the Fontainebleau castle.

The conference dinner will take place on Thursday, Sept. 24 in the La Ferté St Aubin Castle.

A welcome reception is planned on Tuesday evening September 22nd at the City Hall of Orléans. During the conference, the famous Festival de Loire, dedicated to the ancient commercial navigation on the Loire River will take place in downtown Orléans.

A daily program is planned for accompanying persons. Further details will be posted online.

Registration fees


Early bird

(before June 15th 2015)


(before August 1st 2015)


(on site)

Cash only

IAGC members 370 € 410 € 450 €
Non members 390 € 430 € 470€
Students (IAGC members) 280 € 320 € 370 €
Students (Non members) 300 € 340 € 390€
Accompanying persons 200 € 200 € 200€

Proceed to the registration form


Please proceed as soon as possible to acquire an hotel reservation, as this period is very busy in the Orléans region. Rooms are pre-reserved at the hotels listed below (code: AIG11). The booking procedure will be based on “first come first served”.

Participants are requested to book their accommodation at:

Domaine des Portes de Sologne****
200, allée des 4-Vents Parc de Limère,
45160 Ardon

Novotel Orléans-la Source****
2, rue Honoré-de-Balzac - 45071 Orléans

Campanile Orléans-Sud La Source***
326, rue Châteaubriand
45100 Orléans-La Source

Transportation between the hotels and the conference website will be provided on a daily basis.

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Download the event's second circular - December 2014

BRGM - 3 avenue Claude-Guillemin - BP 36009 45060 Orléans Cedex 2 - France Tel.: +33 (0)2 38 64 34 34