Online Registration

15th International Conference on the Chemistry and Migration Behaviour of Actinides and Fission Products in the Geosphere

September 13-18, 2015 

Santa Fe Community Convention Center, Santa Fe NM, USA

Mailing Address

Example: 4200 W. Jemez Rd.
Example: Suite 301
Example: Los Alamos
Example: New Mexico
Example: 87544

Event RSVP

Please make reservations for you and your guests now. 


  • Welcome Reception: September 13, 2015, Sunday, 7pm - 8:30 pm. Note: One seat is already included in your registration fee. You can RSVP for your guest(s) through our guest meal package. 
  • Poster Sessions and Receptions: September 14 and 15, 2015, Monday & Tuesday, 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Note: Costs are already covered by your registration fee. You can RSVP for your guest(s) through our guest meal package.
  • Thursday Dinner Banquet: September 17, 2015, Thursday, 7pm - 10 pm. Note: One seat is already included in your registration fee. You can RSVP for your guest(s)through our guest meal package or you may purchase additional seat(s) at $65/seat for your guest(s). 

Guest Meal Package - $135 per guest, including Sunday Welcome Reception, Monday&Tuesday Poster Session Receptions, Thursday Dinner Banquet. 

Note: If you need to purchase meal package or Thursday banquet for more than 2 guests, please contact Shannan Yeager ( or Monica Wu ( directly. 

$135 per guest meal package

Thursday Dinner Banquet Entree Options: 

Vegetarian Tamales: Steamed and served with calabacitas rancheras, black bean mash, mango salsa and roasted tomato coulis

Classic Chicken La Fonda: Breast of chicken filled with bacon, red onion, green chile, Jack and cheddar cheese, lightly breaded, flash fried, and oven baked. Accompanied by mild green chile cream sauce, buttermilk mashed potatoes and Chef's choice of fresh seasonal vegetable.

Filet Mignon and Tamal: Char-grilled 6 oz. filet with a caramelized shallot and red wine reduction and a steamed red chile pork tamal served with roasted tomato salsa, asadero cheese, Chef's choice of fresh seasonal vegetable and roasted red pepper garnish

Dietary Restrictions: 

If you are Allergic to specific food or have other dietary restrictions. Please tell us by noting in the comments field below so we can be better prepared. Please note that kosher meal is not available through the caterer for the event. 

Select Allergic to specific food or Other from the options above to make comments

Excursion RSVP 

**All participants need to pay**

Please select the TOTAL number of excursion participants including yourself. (e.g., You will bring 2 guests for Banderlier Monument Tour only. Then you select 3 for that option. Total costs will be $55 X 3 =$165).

Note: If you need to bring more than 2 guests, please contact Shannan Yeager ( or Monica Wu ( directly. 

Before you make your choice, please check out more information about excursions here:


Abstract Booklet

We will provide printed Migration 2015 program and a USB drive with pre-loaded abstract booklet for each attendee. If you would also like a hard copy of the abstract booklet, please check the box below.

Registration Type and Payment

  • LANL/INE - Registration Fee Waived. Note: Pre-approval required. 
  • One Day Rate - $200. Please enter which day you would participate in the "Other comments and questions?" filed below. 
  • Regular early registration fee is $900. After early registration deadline 7/31/2015, regular registration fee is $1000.
  • Registration - Undergraduate/Graduate Student Partial Waiver is $450. (Limited space, please register as soon as you can. We will close this option when all partial waivers are claimed)

If you choose "Other" for the "Payment Option" below, you should provide more info. in the "Other payment details" field. We will contact you to finalize the payment.  **You are not registered until your payment has been confirmed.

Example: 4444333322221111
Name as appears on the card



International Steering Committee

H. Geckeis (Chairman) (Germany)            

D.L. Clark (USA)                                     

S.B. Clark (USA) 

B. Grambow (France)

J.-I. Yun (Korea)                      

P. Toulhoat (France)

V. Vallet (France)

L. Van Loon (Switzerland)

Local Committees

Los Alamos, USA

P. Dixon    

B. Robinson    

R. Roback    

W. Runde    

K. Birdsell

Carlsbad/WIPP, USA

R. Hardy (NMSU)

R. Patterson (DOE-CBFO)

A. Van Luik (DOE-CBFO)

National Labs/Universities, USA

N. Hess (PNNL)

D. Kaplan (SRNL)

A. Kersting (LLNL)

B. Powell (Clemson University)

International Scientific Committee

M.H. Baik (Korea)       

U. Berner (Switzerland)                            

D. Bosbach (Germany) 

V. Brendler (Germany)                     

J. Bruno (Spain)                                         

N.D. Bryan (UK)                                     

P. de Canniere (Belgium)                          

N. Evans (UK)                                           

A. Felmy (USA)                                       

Liu Chunli (China)

T. Ohnuki (Japan)

T. Payne (Australia)

Ch. Poinssot (France)

D. Reed (USA)

T. Sasaki (Japan)

K. Spahiu (Sweden)

B.S. Tomar (India)

Wang Xiangke (China)

Scientific Secretary

Th. Rabung (Germany)                  

D. Reed (USA)



Family Events


Below are some example Ideas are currently under development and will be available for family members and guests of our conference attendees at costs. 


Event: Museum and Gallery Walking Tour

Walk through more than 400 years of history, art, and culture.  Our guide presents an extraordinary introduction to Santa Fe and provides an entertaining, humorous, and accurate portrayal of the "City Different."  Visit the historic Plaza and the Palace of the Governors (whose occupants have included government and military leaders from Spain, Mexico, the Confederacy, the U.S. and Indian nations).  Learn about St. Francis Cathedral, and explore the Loretto Chapel and its miraculous staircase; the oldest church; and the capitol, and other major Santa Fe historical sites. Tour includes guide, O’Keeffe museum pass and entrance to Loretto Chapel. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and layered clothing. Hats, sunglasses, sunscreen and cameras are recommended as well!

Event: Historic Los Alamos and Bradbury Museum Tour

Become a time traveler on this walking tour which takes you from ancestrol pueblo dwellings to a homesteader's cabin, to the very spot where the very first atomic bomb components were assembled. 

Bradbury Museum has approximately 40 interactive exhibits trace the history of the WWII Manhattan Project, highlight the Laboratory's current and historic research projects related to defense and technology, and focus on Laboratory research related to national and international economic, environmental, political, and social concerns. These exhibits together with extensive educational and community programs draw nearly 80,000 visitors a year.

For More information, please visit:

Event: Chama Narrow Gauge Train Ride 

Experience the excitement of rugged, narrow gauge, coal-fired, steam powered mountain railroading on the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad. You will traverse 64 miles of unparalleled scenery as you climb from Antonito or Chama to the dining hall at Osier and on to your final terminal. 

You will sense the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains as your train is handled by sure-footed locomotives and able crews through tunnels, above deep gorges and over Cumbres Pass. 

This unique section of mountain railroad is owned by the states of New Mexico and Colorado and was designated a National Historic Landmark in October of 2012. It is truly a memorable experience not to be missed.Event: Visit Taos Downtown and Pueblo 

For more information, check out their website:


Wednesday Excursion

  • Option A: Bandelier National Monument Visit and Hike, Los Alamos Historic Walking Tour, Bradbury Museum and Reception : $75/seat ​for all participants. ​Please reserve seats for you and your guests ​via online registration form. Cost includes ​transportation, guides, park entrance fees, bottled water on board, gratuities, reception at musuem. 
  • Option B: Bandelier National Monument Visit and Hike ONLY: $55/seat for all participants. ​Please reserve seats for you and your guests ​via online registration form. Cost includes ​transportation, guides, park entrance fees, bottled water on board and gratuities.
  • Option C: Museum Hill and Canyon Road Gallery Tour: $40/seat for all participants. ​Please reserve seats for you and your guests ​via online registration form. Cost includes ​transportation, guides, ​museum passes,​bottled water on board and gratuities.
Proposed Schedule
Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 
Option A and B:
1:00pm - 1:20pm: Loading at SFCCC 
1:20pm: Head over to Bandelier National Monument 
2:20pm - 4:00pm: Tour and hike at Bandelier National Monument 
4:00pm: Leave Bandelier National Monument 
4:30pm: Arrive at Fuller Lodge in Los Alamos 
Note: One bus will return to Santa Fe with attendees choose to participate Banderlier tour only
4:30pm - 5:30pm: Los Alamos Historic Walking Tour
5:30pm- 7:00pm: Bradbury Museum Tour and Reception
Option C: 
2pm: Loading at SFCCC
2:15pm - 4:00pm: Museum Hill 
4:00pm: Drive to the top of Canyon Road- Walking/Gallery tour
5:00pm: Drive back to SFCCC
Bandelier National Monument Visit and Hiking

Please find more information about the Bandelier National Monument.

Travel to Bandelier National Monument where you’ll descend into a canyon filled with the ruins of the Anasazi Indians, colloquially "the Ancient Ones." Located on the Pajarito Plateau of the Jemez Mountains, Bandelier was the home of the Anasazi from the eleventh to fourteenth centuries. Excavated over 90 years ago, these ruins were once home to over 200 people, ancestors of today's Pueblo Indians. You may walk along easy paths past the remains of ancient Pueblo dwellings to the cliff dwellings where you can climb ladders to peer inside. Tour includes transportation, professional guide, monument entrance fee, and bottled water on board. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and layered clothing. Hats, sunglasses, sunscreen and cameras are recommended as well!

Event: Museum Hill and Canyon Road Gallery Tour

Museum Hill:​

What used to be the outskirts of town became the site of gracious, neo-Pueblo style homes in the mid-20th century, many of them designed by the famed architect John Gaw Meem. Old Santa Fe Trail takes you to Camino Lejo, aka Museum Hill, where you'll find four excellent museums, a botanical garden opened in summer 2013, and a café.

​Canyon Road - A Magical Half-Mile:

Nestled into the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Canyon Road is a magical half-mile in the Historic District of Santa Fe. Stroll this picturesque trail to experience fine art, great shopping, and exquisite dining.Check out more info. here:

Hats, sunglasses, sunscreen and cameras are recommended as well!



There are an increasing number of airlines flying directly into Santa Fe each day. Here is the current list:
*American Airlines - American Eagle offers two nonstop daily flights between Santa Fe and Dallas and one nonstop daily flight between Santa Fe and Los Angeles. 800-433-7300
*United Airlines - United offers two daily flights to Denver on small jets.
Santa Fe Municipal Airport
The Santa Fe Municipal Airport (SAF), is open to private aircraft and a few airlines. It is located at the southwest corner of the city, and handles all types of private aircraft. 
Airport Information Line 505-955-2908
Airport Manager 505-955-2900
Car Rental - 
Avis 505-471-5892 or 1-800-331-1212, Hertz
There are a number of other car rental companies located throughout the city.
Private Aviation
Santa Fe Air Center (FBO) 505-471-2525
Santa Fe Executive Aviation (FBO) 505-471-2700
Santa fe is about an hour's drive North (~60mi) from Albuquerque. ABQ SUNPORT is served by seven major commercial carriers: American, Continental, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United and US Airways.
Albuquerque International Sunport: (505) 244-7700, 2200 Sunport SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106
Shuttles. Ground transportation can be found at the airport and provides shuttle service from ABQ to Santa fe. Reservations ahead of travel are strongly suggested.
*Sandia Shuttle, (505) 474-5696
Open 7 days a week 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Leaves Albuquerque every hour beginning at 8:45 a.m.
Reservations and pre-payment with credit card required
Cost (subject to change): $23.00 one-way. $43.00 round-trip,stops at all hotels
*Roadrunner Shuttle Services (505) 424-4828
Open 8:00am - 6:00pm.
*Santa Fe Shuttle 1-888-833-2300
Open 7 days a week 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Requires 24 hour advance reservation
Cost (subject to change): $21.00 one-way $38.00 round-trip, stops at all hotels
Train Service from Albuquerque. Railrunner. Note: The train does not go to the airport. Bus and taxi service are available. The train has limited service on weekends.
  • More transportation options from Albuquerque. Follow this link to the City of Albuquerque official website.
  • More information about getting to and around Santa Fe. Follow this link and for more information about Santa Fe shuttle taxis and rental car services and this link for General Transportation Information.
  • More information about getting around New Mexico. Follow this link for more information about travel between and in New Mexico towns.

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