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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



Intersoil 2020 – International Conference on Soil, Sediments and Water - “Soil as a solution in facing the big challenges and reaching the goals for the planet”
Monday, 2. March 2020 to Tuesday, 3. March 2020

Details 

Call for papers until January 31, 2020

Congress website: https://www.webs-event.com/webs/en/event/intersoil/


Global Symposium on Soil Biodiversity (GSOBI20)
Tuesday, 10. March 2020 to Thursday, 12. March 2020

Details 

Read more: http://www.fao.org/global-soil-partnership/resources/highlights/detail/en/c/1183872/


SOIL SCIENCE SOCIETY OF NIGERIA (SSSN) - 44TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE, COAL CITY, 2020 “Climate-smart soil management, soil health/quality and land management: synergies for sustainable ecosystem services”
Monday, 16. March 2020 to Friday, 20. March 2020

Details 

Website: http://www.soilsnigeriaconference.com  

Download: media/call_posters_-_soil_science_society_of_nigeria_44th_annual_conference.pdf

Workshop on Lysimeter – Sap Flow – IoT
Wednesday, 18. March 2020 to Friday, 20. March 2020

Details 

Download flyer: Lysimeter-SapFlow_WS 18-20March2020_program


Soil Science Conference of Malaysia (SOILS 2020) - “Soil Management towards Plant Productivity & Environmental Sustainability”
Tuesday, 7. April 2020 to Thursday, 9. April 2020

Details 

Deadline for extended abstract submission is January 31, 2020

Deadline for early-bird registration is January 31, 2020

Contact: soilsconference2020@gmail.com

Download: media/soils_2020_brochure_06.11.2019.pdf

VI International Soil Classification Congress in 2020 in Mexico
Thursday, 16. April 2020 to Friday, 24. April 2020

Details 

including Field Workshop from Cuatro Ciénagas to Querétaro

The deadlines for the field workshop are:
early-bird registration: July 31, 2019
final registration: November 30, 2019

The deadlines for the conference are:
abstract submission: December 15, 2019
notificaction of acceptance: January 15, 2020
early-bird registration: January 31, 2020
regular registration: February 29, 2020

Congress website: http://iscc2020.org/


EGU General Assembly 2020
Sunday, 3. May 2020 to Friday, 8. May 2020

Details 

Deadline for abstract submission: 15 January 2020

Website: https://egu2020.eu/


ISRIC Spring Schools 2020 - Hands-on Digital Soil Mapping 2020 and World Soils and their Assessment Course
Monday, 11. May 2020 to Friday, 15. May 2020

Details 

Registration is open until 2 March 2020 (Early-Bird registration until 31 December 2019)

Website: http://www.isric.org/utilise/capacity-building/springschool


5th International Conference on Contaminated Land, Ecological Assessment and Remediation CLEAR2020
Wednesday, 13. May 2020 to Friday, 15. May 2020

Details 

Deadline for abstract submission: January 31, 2020

Conference website: http://clear2020.mdx.ac.uk/

Download: media/flyer_a4_call_for_abstracts_v3.pdf

ENSOr 2020 2nd International Workshop: Emerging policy challenges on new SOil contaminants
Monday, 18. May 2020 to Tuesday, 19. May 2020

Details 

Conference website: www.2mpact.be/ensor2/


ISCRAES 2020 - International Symposium on Climate-Resilient Agri-Environmental Systems
Tuesday, 19. May 2020 to Friday, 22. May 2020

Details 

Abstract submission deadline: November 30, 2019

Early bird registration deadline: January 06, 2020

Symposium website: http://www.iscraes2020.org/

Download: media/iscraes_flyer_f.pdf

100 years of agricultural experimentation at the Faculty of Agriculture and Biology at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences in Warsaw
Wednesday, 20. May 2020 to Friday, 22. May 2020

Details 

Deadline for Submission of abstracts: January 31, 2020

Conference website: http://sggw2020.pl

Download: media/announcement_no._2_v_2.pdf

IX National Symposium on Control of Soil Degradation and Recovery
Wednesday, 27. May 2020 to Friday, 29. May 2020

Details 

Deadline for abstract submission: 29 February 2020

Website: https://condegres.es


Global Conference on Sandy Soils
Sunday, 31. May 2020 to Thursday, 4. June 2020

Details 

Conference website: https://sandysoils.org/

Deadline for Abstract submission is March 31, 2020

Download: media/global_conference_on_sandy_soils.pdf

GSS 2020 – 4th Global Soil Security 2020 Conference - "Global Soil Security: Beyond the Soil to Human Health."
Monday, 1. June 2020 to Thursday, 4. June 2020

Details 

Abstract submission deadline: March 31, 2020

Website: http://www.globalsoilsecurity2020.org/

Download: media/gss_2020_1st_annoucement.pdf

International Conference Contaminated Sites 2020
Wednesday, 10. June 2020 to Friday, 12. June 2020

Details 

Abstract submission before March 20, 2020

Conference website: http://contaminated-sites2020.sazp.sk/


2020 Soil Biology Lab Skills Course
Monday, 15. June 2020 to Friday, 19. June 2020

Details 

Deadline for registration: 27 February 2020

Website: www.wur.eu/lab-skills-course


8th International Crop Science Congress
Sunday, 21. June 2020 to Thursday, 25. June 2020

Details 

Submissions to be considered for oral presentations close: February 28, 2020

Submissions for poster presentations close: May 15, 2020 

Congress website: https://www.icsc2020.com/


WRB Workshop Summer 2020
Sunday, 21. June 2020 to Friday, 26. June 2020

Details 

Registration opening: 21st November 2019

Early-bird fee payment deadline: 1st February 2020

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/summerwrb/home


4th International Workshop on Intelligent Systems for Agriculture Production and Environment Protection (ISAPEP’20)
Monday, 22. June 2020 to Tuesday, 23. June 2020

Details 

Polytechnic University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Paper submission deadline: 25th March 2020

Conference website: http://isapep.ucam.edu/

Download: media/1st_cfp_isapep_20.pdf

4thSoil in the Environment Conference: SITE 2020
Sunday, 28. June 2020 to Wednesday, 1. July 2020

Details 

Website: https://sites.google.com/view/site-torun-2020

Download: media/1st_announcement_-_site_4.pdf

4th annual international summer school "Monitoring, modeling and management of urban green infrastructure and soils" (3MUGIS)
Monday, 6. July 2020 to Sunday, 26. July 2020

Details 

Topic 2020 is "Anthropogenic landscapes and soils of European Russia: from Sea to Sea"

Deadline for registration: May 1, 2020

Website: www.3MUGIS.org

Download: Invitation letter
Download: Trifold brochure


International Workshop on Archaeological Soil Microscopy and Phytoliths Analysis (WASM)
Wednesday, 8. July 2020 to Friday, 10. July 2020

Details 

Contact: quentinborderie@yahoo.fr

Download: media/wasm-paris2020_-_2nd_circular-1.0.pdf

Registration form: media/wasm-paris2020_-_registrform-1.1.doc


2nd international conference "Smart and Sustainable Cities" (SSC-2020) "Advanced technologies for sustainable development of urban green infrastructure"
Wednesday, 8. July 2020 to Friday, 10. July 2020

Details 

Deadline for abstract submission for oral presentations: March 1, 2020
Abstract approval and decision on the presentation type (oral/poster): March 31, 2020
Deadline for abstract submission for posters: June 1, 2020
Deadline for registration and subscribing for post-congress tours: June 1, 2020

Conference website: www.SSC-conf.org

Download: Information letter
Download: Information brochure


XIVth International symposium and field workshop on paleopedology (ISFWP-XIV) - Paleosols, pedosediments and landscape morphology as archives of environmental changes
Thursday, 13. August 2020 to Sunday, 23. August 2020

Details 

Deadline for registration, payment and abstract submission: March 1, 2020

Website: http://isfwp.100igras.ru/

Download: media/2_circular_xiv-isfwp-2020.pdf

Eurosoil 2020, Connecting people and soil
Monday, 24. August 2020 to Friday, 28. August 2020

Details 

Website: http://eurosoil2020.com/

Pre-Program: https://www.iuss.org/media/eurosoil_2020_pre-programm.pdf

Call for Contributions deadline: 28 February 2020

Early Bird Registrations deadline: 28 May 2020


16th  International Conference on Soil Micromorphology
Sunday, 30. August 2020 to Thursday, 3. September 2020

Details 

End of abstract submission and early-bird registration: February 29, 2020

Conference website: http://www.icosm2020.sggw.pl/

2nd circular: https://www.iuss.org/media/2nd_circular_icosm_2020_krakow.pdf


4th International Organic Phosphorus Workshop
Monday, 7. September 2020 to Friday, 11. September 2020

Details 

Abstract submission deadline: January 31, 2020

Final registration day: March 31, 2020

Conference website: https://www.arcticcirc.net/our-projects/organic-phosphorus2020

Download: media/updated_191128_op2020_abisko_flyer.pdf

2020 SSSA Kirkham Conference
Monday, 14. September 2020 to Thursday, 17. September 2020

Details 

Questions? Please contact Kirkham Conference Chair Brent Clothier at brent.clothier@plantandfood.co.nz

Website: www.soils.org/membership/divisions/soil-physics-and-hydrology/kirkham-conferences


7th International Scientific Conference "Reflection of bio-, geo-, antropospheric interactions in soils and soil cover"
Monday, 14. September 2020 to Saturday, 19. September 2020

Details 

Deadline of registration and abstract submission: April 30, 2020

Contact: soiltsu90@mail.ru

Website: http://www.bio.tsu.ru/

Download: First Circular
Download: Application Form


First IUSS Conference on Sodic Soil Reclamation
Thursday, 17. September 2020 to Saturday, 19. September 2020

Details 

Deadline for abstract submission: July 1, 2020

Deadline for full text of paper: Aug. 1, 2020

Contact: wangzhichun@iga.ac.cn

Website: http://ssr.csp.escience.cn/dct/page/65578


3rd ISMC Conference – Advances in Soil Systems Modeling
Thursday, 24. September 2020 to Sunday, 27. September 2020

Details 

Abstract Submission will open on 15th February 2020

Decision on the abstracts can be expected until 30th April 2020

Conference website: https://soil-modeling.org/ismc-conference/ismc-conference

 


1st International Joint Congress on “Sustainable Management of Cultural Landscapes in the context of the European Green Deal”
Wednesday, 7. October 2020 to Saturday, 10. October 2020

Details 

Deadline of abstract submission: 31 May 2020

Contact: Prof. Carmelo Dazzi, carmelo.dazzi@unipa.it

Website (soon available): https://www.ecocycles.net/essc2020

Download: media/2nd_circular_essc-eurecys_2020.pdf

International Symposium on Forest Soils (ISFS2020) - Forest Soils under Global Change: Processes, Biodiversity and Ecological Services
Sunday, 18. October 2020 to Wednesday, 21. October 2020

Details 

Deadline for abstract and poster submission: March 1, 2020

Conference website: http://isfs2020.csp.escience.cn/dct/page/1

Download: media/isfs2020-1stcircular.pdf

9th International Acid Sulfate Soils Conference - Acid Sulfate Soils: Progress, Policy and Prospects
Sunday, 15. November 2020 to Friday, 20. November 2020

Details 

Abstract Submission and Conference Registration opens: 1st November, 2019

Abstract Submission and Early Registration closes 1st February, 2020

Website: https://biological.adelaide.edu.au/acid-sulfate-soil/iassc/


Soils Conference 2020 – Soils, investing in our future
Sunday, 29. November 2020 to Friday, 4. December 2020

Details 

Soil Science Australia and New Zealand Society of Soil Science’s joint conference

Call for Abstracts opens March 1, 2020

Website: https://www.soilscienceaustralia.org.au/soils-conference-2020/

Download: media/ssa_nzsss_ppt_conference_slides.pptx

XXIII Latin-American Congress of Soil Sciences (XXII CLACS)
Sunday, 22. August 2021 to Friday, 27. August 2021

Details 

Website: www.slcs.org.mx

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/clacs.cbcs2021

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/clacs.cbcs2021


The Third Global Soil Biodiversity Conference
Monday, 1. November 2021 to Wednesday, 3. November 2021

Details 

Website: http://gsb2021.ie/


22nd World Congress of Soil Science 2022
Sunday, 31. July 2022 to Friday, 5. August 2022

Details 

Current website: https://www.soils.org.uk/wcss2022