Update: 25.04.2017

Soil is one of the most complicated biological materials on our planet.

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The International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) is the global union of soil scientists. The objectives of the IUSS are to promote all branches of soil science, and to support all soil scientists across the world in the pursuit of their activities. This website provides information for IUSS members and those interested in soil science.

Meetings & Events

Upcoming meetings and events for the next six months:

To see the complete list of upcoming meetings and events click here !

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  • 10., 11., 12. May 2017

    European Soil Partnership Plenary meeting

    Rome, Italy

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  • 14., 15., 16., 17., 18. May 2017

    ISSPA2017 - 15th International Symposium Soil and Plant Analysis

    Nanjing, China

    The roles of soil, plant, water and waste analyses in food security and environmental quality

    Symposium website: http://isspa2017.csp.escience.cn/dct/page/1

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  • 22., 23., 24., 25., 26., 27. May 2017

    IX International Congress - SUITMA - Urbanisation: A challenge and an opportunity for soil functions and ecosystem services, SUITMA-9

    Moscow, Russia

    Congress website: http://www.suitma-russia.com

    Information letter: http://iuss.boku.ac.at/files/information_letter_-1.pdf

    Deadline for abstract submission prolonged until 1 February 2017

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  • 26., 27., 28., 29., 30. May 2017

    Ecosystems, Engineering, Valuation, and Practice – The Roles of Freshwater Mollusks in a Changing Environment

    Cleveland Downtown Marriott at Key Center, Cleveland, Ohio

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  • 29., 30., 31. May and 01. June 2017

    International Interdisciplinary Conference on Land Use and Water Quality Effect of Agriculture on the Environment

    The Hague, The Netherlands

    LuWQ2017 is an international and interdisciplinary conference on the cutting edge of science, management and policy to minimise effects of agriculture and land use changes on the quality of groundwater and surface waters.
    Conference Website: http://www.luwq2017.nl/

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  • 29., 30., 31. May and 01. June 2017

    Humic Substances in Ecosystems (HSE11)

    Wrocław/Kudowa-Zdrój, Poland

    Conference website: http://www.org.up.wroc.pl/ptsh/HSE11.htm
    Deadline for Early Bird Registration: January 31, 2017. Deadline for Submission of Abstracts: March 1, 2017.

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  • 12., 13., 14., 15., 16. June 2017

    1st World Conference on Soil and Water Conservation under Global Change (CONSOWA)

    Lleida, Spain

    Sustainable Life on Earth through Soil and Water Conservation
    Conference website: http://www.consowalleida2017.com/

    1st Announcement: http://www.iuss.org/files/1st_announcement_consowa_lleida_2017.pdf
    2nd Announcement: http://iuss.boku.ac.at/files/news_consowa__15_november_2016_-corrected.pdf
    Announcement March 2017: http://iuss.boku.ac.at/files/news_consowa_march_2017-c.pdf

    New deadline for extended abstract submission: 15 April 2017
    New deadline for poster submission: 30 April 2017

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  • 19., 20., 21. June 2017

    3rd International Scientific Conference on "Sustainability challenges in agroecosystems"

    Osijek, Croatia

    Submission of abstracts until 1st April, 2017
    Conference website: http://www.hdpot.hr
    2nd announcement: http://iuss.boku.ac.at/files/crostro_2017_second_announcement.pdf

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  • 20., 21., 22., 23. June 2017

    Second Global Workshop on Digital Soil Morphometrics

    The James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

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  • 26., 27., 28., 29., 30. June and 01. July 2017

    25th anniversary of Pedometrics

    Wageningen, The Netherlands

    Download announcement: Announcement

    Conference website: http://www.pedometrics2017.org

    Conference poster: http://iuss.boku.ac.at/files/poster_pm2017_a4_web.png

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  • 26., 27., 28., 29., 30. June 2017

    AquaConsoil 2017

    Lyon, France

    Conference website: http://www.aquaconsoil.org/
    Call for abstracts: http://iuss.boku.ac.at/files/call_a3_31082016.pdf
    Deadline for abstract submission: Wednesday, 30th November 2016

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  • 04., 05., 06. July 2017

    ​GlobalSoilMap 2017 International Conference -

    Moscow, Russia

    Conference website: http://globalsoilmap2017.ru/en/Home

    Deadline for Submission of Abstracts – ​December 31, ​2016
    Deadline for Early Bird Registration – ​April 15, 2017

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  • 15., 16., 17., 18., 19. July 2017

    GeoMEast International Conference

    Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

    Innovative Infrastructure Geotechnology
    E-Mail: info@ssige.org ; geomeast@gmail.com

    Conference website: http://www.GeoMEast2017.org (forthcoming)

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  • 15., 16., 17., 18., 19., 20., 21., 22., 23., 24., 25., 26., 27., 28., 29., 30., 31. July and 01., 02., 03., 04., 05., 06., 07. August 2017

    Soil-ecological summer school in Siberia - Land use opportunities across climatic zones on the edge of human influence

    Siberia, Russia

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  • 21. July 2017

    ESSC International Workshop on “Soil Classification: a powerful tool for planning Soil Conservation”

    Riga, Latvia

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  • 22., 23., 24., 25., 26., 27. July 2017

    International WRB Soil Classification Field Workshop

    Riga/Latvia to Tallinn/Estonia

    Workshop website: http://www.azb.lu.lv/eng/

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  • 01., 02., 03., 04. August 2017

    7th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture

    Rosario - Santa Fe, Argentina

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  • 01., 02., 03., 04. August 2017

    25th Annual Aapresid Congress & 7th World Congress on Conservation Agriculture (7WCCA)

    Centro Metropolitano de Convenciones of Rosario

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  • 20., 21., 22., 23., 24. August 2017

    OrgaTrop 2017 - International Conference on Organic Agriculture in the Tropics

    Gajah Mada University, Yogayakarta, Indonesia

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  • 20., 21., 22., 23., 24., 25. August 2017

    International Symposium on Growing Media, Soilless Cultivation, and Compost Utilization in Horticulture

    Portland, Oregon, USA

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  • 21., 22., 23., 24., 25. August 2017

    7th International Conference on Cryopedology - "Cryosols in Perspective: A View from the Permafrost Heartland"

    Yakutsk, Russia

    Deadline for registration and abstract submission: May 15, 2017.

    Conference website: http://www.cryosols.org

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  • 27., 28., 29., 30., 31. August 2017

    Wageningen Soil Conference: Soil science in a changing world

    Wageningen, The Netherlands

    Second circular: Download

    Website: http://www.wur.eu/wageningensoilconference

    Deadline for abstract submission: 3 April 2017

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  • 11., 12., 13. September 2017

    Degradation causes and consequences, degradation monitoring and assessment, revitalisation measures

    Olomouc, Czech Republic

    ! 9. and 10. September pre-conference tours

    Conference Website: http://ekologie.upol.cz/v4conference

    Deadline for abstract submission: May 10, 2017

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  • 14., 15. September 2017

    VIII International Scientific Conference - TOXIC SUBSTANCES IN THE ENVIRONMENT

    Krakow, Poland

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  • 19., 20., 21., 22. September 2017

    125 Years of IUFRO - Anniversary Congress:Interconnecting Forests, Science and People

    Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

    Extended Deadline Call for Session Proposals: June 30, 2016
    Deadline for Call for Abstracts: September 1, 2016
    Read more at http://iufro2017.com/

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  • 15., 16., 17., 18., 19., 20., 21. October 2017

    2nd Global Soil Biodiversity Conference

    Nanjing, China

    Conference website: http://gsbiconference.csp.escience.cn/dct/page/1

    Abstract submission deadline is April 1, 2017

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  • 18., 19., 20. October 2017

    BioMicroWorld2017 - VII International Conference on Environmental, Industrial and Applied Microbiology

    Madrid, Spain

    Conference website: http://biomicroworld2017.org/

    27 June: abstract submission (for oral presentation)
    20 July: abstract submission (for poster and virtual presentation)

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  • 20., 21., 22. October 2017

    Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

    Tampa (Florida, USA)

    Deadlines: May 9 – Early Abstract Deadline, May 23 – Final Abstract Deadline

    Website: https://www.acsmeetings.org/home

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  • 24., 25., 26., 27., 28. October 2017

    7th International conference on Silicon in Agriculture

    Bangalore, India

    The major theme of the conference is SILICON SOLUTION TO SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE.

    Conference website: http://www.silicon2017.com

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