GEIA organizes international conferences every 2-3 years that bring together its network.
Please plan to join us at GEIA 2025 Conference
Please check out the results from the most recent GEIA 2023 Conference
GEIA also organizes sessions in the biannual IGAC Conferences, and AGU Conferences; and periodically holds GEIA Schools.
GEIA also occasionally sponsors summer schools:
Earlier Conferences 1990 - 2004
1990 The initial GEIA planning meeting occurred in September 1990, in Chamrousse, France, in association with the 7th CACGP Symposium on Global Atmospheric Chemistry.
1991 Workshop in conjunction with the CHEMRAWN (Chemical Research Applied to World Needs) meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, in December 1991.
1992 Workshop near Oslo, Norway, in June 1992, under the local sponsorship of the Norwegian Institute for Air Research
1993 Workshop near Amersfoort, The Netherlands, in early 1993, under the auspices of the National Institute of Public Health and Environmental Protection.
1993 Workshop in late 1993, at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado, USA. A special focus of this workshop was on communication between GEIA inventory developers and atmospheric chemistry modelers. The workshop was scheduled in conjunction with a symposium on "Challenges in Atmospheric Chemistry and Global Change: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow," held by NCAR to honor Paul Crutzen on his 60th birthday.
1994 Workshop in conjunction with the Eighth CACGP Symposium and the Second IGAC Scientific Conference at Fuji-Yoshida, Japan, September 1994.
1995 Workshop in Gothenburg, Sweden, in July 1995, following the conference "Acid Reign 95?"
1996 Workshop in Toronto, Canada, May 31-June 2, 1996.
1997 Workshop in Bilthoven, The Netherlands, on 3-4 November 1997. Held back-to-back with the IPCC Expert Meeting on Methods for the Assessment of Inventory Data Quality on 5-7 November 1997.
1998 Workshop at Seattle, Washington (USA) 19-20 August 1998. Held back-to-back with the Joint International Symposium on Global Atmospheric Chemistry (CACGP/IGAC 1998 Symposium): Ninth Symposium of the IAMAS Commission on Atmospheric Chemistry & Global Pollution (CACGP) and Fifth Scientific Conference on the International Global Atmospheric Chemistry Project (IGAC).
1999 Workshop in Bologna, Italy, on 13 September 1999 in conjunction with the Sixth Scientific Conference of the International Global Atmospheric Chemistry Project (IGAC).
2001 Meeting in Paris France June 2001, held back to back with the POET/IGAC workshop on "Emissions of Chemical Species and Aerosols into the Atmosphere".
2002 GEIA had an informal informational meeting during the IGAC conference September 18-25, 2002 in Crete Greece.
2004 GEIA/ACCENT Workshop - June 2004, in Paris CNES headquarters reviewed existing research and developed a preliminary plan for the GEIA/ACCENT activities