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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.

Meeting reports 2020 onwards

Below are reports of soil science meetings; please notify us when you have a report of a meeting not listed here.



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/


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


Webinar –open access: The Friday of the innovations in Agriculture The use of Microorganisms in Agriculture - Focus on Trichoderma
Friday, 27. March 2020 to Friday, 27. March 2020

Details 

Registration deadline: Thursday 26 March

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/147493786565273/
Flyer: https://www.iuss.org/media/webinar_mo_in_agriculture.jfif

Download: media/the_friday_of_the_innovations_in_agriculture.pdf

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

Details 

Postponed!!!!
Contact: soilsconference2020@gmail.com

Download: media/soils_2020_brochure_06.11.2019.pdf

EGU2020: Sharing Geoscience Online
Sunday, 3. May 2020 to Friday, 8. May 2020

Details 

Website: EGU2020: Sharing Geoscience

Central platform for presentation: EGUsphere


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 

!Postponed to 2021!

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

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


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

Details 

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


8th Global Soil Partnership Plenary Assembly
Wednesday, 3. June 2020 to Friday, 5. June 2020

Details 

The call for side events is until 30 March 2020

Read more: http://www.fao.org/global-soil-partnership/about/plenary-assembly/eight-session-2020/en/


PRSSS 2020 Soil ID Course
Tuesday, 9. June 2020 to Thursday, 11. June 2020

Details 

!CANCELLED due to concern surrounding the COVID-19 epidemic!

Read more: https://www.prsss.ca/events/event/2020-summer-soil-id-course-williams-lake/


School of Soil Biodiversity and Bioindication XII cycle - SOIL MANAGEMENT AND QUALITY IN THE ERA OF SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE INTENSIFICATION
Tuesday, 16. June 2020 to Thursday, 18. June 2020

Details 

Registration deadline: 5 June 2020

1st announcement https://www.iuss.org/media/1st_announc_remote_last.pdf

Download: media/registration_form_sissbiobioschool2020.docx

RECSOIL: Recarbonization of global soils
Wednesday, 17. June 2020 to Wednesday, 17. June 2020

Details 

In observance of the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought (17th June 2020)
Read more: http://www.fao.org/global-soil-partnership/resources/events/detail/en/c/1277609/


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

Details 

!Cancelled due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 global pandemic!

Deadline early bird registration: March 2, 2020

Submissions to be considered for oral presentations close: April 15, 202

Submissions for poster presentations close: May 15, 2020 

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


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

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

Details 

!Postponed to 2021!

New date will be announced in November 2020

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