2020 workshops

Learn to use The Geochemist's Workbench® like a pro with training from Aqueous Solutions, the people who make the software. We offer two workshops

  • Applied Geochemical Reaction Modeling
  • Reactive Transport Modeling
which may be taken in either order, and the contents of which have minimal overlap. Your time is valuable – let us get you up and running quickly!


I really liked the course! You have the ability to explain things in an easy way, while pointing out the key issues.

– Christian Wisskirchen, Golder Associates S.A., Santiago

The Reactive Transport Workshop was absolutely fantastic! Five stars, would recommend to a friend!

– Kristina G., Syracuse University

The [Johannesburg] workshop was good and quite informative, I'll be attending the one that you'll hold in Cape Town in 2016.

– Hlanganani Tutu, University of the Witwatersrand


Springtime in Chicago — Applied geochemical reaction modeling

Chicago workshop

April 16-17: Save the dates! Come enjoy springtime in one of our favorite cities in the world, The City of Big Shoulders, Chicago, and take in our popular Geochemical Reaction Modeling workshop while you're there.

Instructors Brian Farrell and Jia Wang will show you how to set up and interpret geochemical models of reacting systems. Whether you're a beginner or experienced user, this workshop is sure to take your modeling skills to the next level.

Please visit our Chicago Workshop page for more information.

Neither of us specializes in groundwater chemistry, but we found the course easy to follow and understand.

– Abby M., Horizons Regional Council, New Zealand


Goldschmidt 2020 workshop — Registration open!

Hawaii Goldschmidt

We are returning to the Goldschmidt Conference to present our famous hands-on workshop on Reactive Transport Modeling in Honolulu, on 20-21 June.

Please join us in Honolulu, the stately, cosmopolitan, enchanting capital of paradise, to join instructors Craig Bethke, Brian Farrell, Qusheng Jin, and Jia Wang for the workshop's eighth year at the Goldschmidt. It's practically an institution!

SPECIAL OFFER: Sign up only $100 when you register for the Goldschmidt 2020 conference.

For details or to register, please visit our Hawaii workshop webpage.

I loved the workshop! It was just the right combination of instruction plus hands‑on.

– Karen Kinsella, GZA GeoEnvironmental


Chicago 2020 Reactive Transport Modeling workshop

Chicago RTM workshop

Please join us November 5-6 in one of our favorite cities in the world, The City of Big Shoulders, Chicago, for our famous Reactive Transport Modeling workshop.

Instructors Brian Farrell and Jia Wang will show you how to set up and interpret models of transport in reacting geochemical systems, beginning with the basics and continuing to advanced techniques only the experts know.

Please visit our Chicago workshop page for more information.

Thank you for the GWB workshop – it was perfect! The tasks made the learning process really easy.

– Yuchen Liu, University of Illinois


Private workshops

Bringing a workshop to your site for private training is easy and inexpensive. Please visit our training page for more information.

Online training

The GWB Online Academy offers self-paced online training in Geochemical Reaction Modeling and Reactive Transport Modeling. Arrive as a beginner, leave an expert!

Hosts and sponsors

We present workshops around the world through collaboration with our hosts and sponsors. We thank them for their efforts and hospitality.