Update: 13.07.2018

In a handful of fertile soil, there are more individual organisms than the total number of human beings that have ever existed.

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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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  • 01., 02., 03. August 2018

    WASM 2018 - International Workshop on Archaeological Soil Micromorphology

    Brussels, Belgium

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  • 12., 13., 14., 15., 16., 17. August 2018

    21st World Congress of Soil Science

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Theme “Soils to feed and fuel the world”
    Early registration ends March 31, 2018

    Congress website: http://www.21wcss.org
    Meeting information: http://iuss.boku.ac.at/files/21wcss_-_meeting_information.pdf

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  • 27., 28., 29., 30., 31. August 2018

    Second International Young Scientists Forum on Soil and Water Conservation and ICCE symposium 2018 "Climate Change Impacts on Sediment Dynamics: Measurement, Modelling and Management”

    Moscow, Russia

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  • 04., 05. September 2018

    British Society of Soil Science 2018 Annual Conference “Soils and Sustainable Development Goals”

    Lancaster, United Kingdom

    Abstract submission deadline: midnight Sunday 10th June 2018
    Registration is now open

    Conference website: https://www.soils.org.uk/node/1175

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  • 06., 07. September 2018

    Conference "Soils genesis and evolution in landscape"

    Warsaw, Poland

    Abstract submissions until 30 May 2018
    Website: https://sites.google.com/site/sgesggw/home

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  • 09., 10., 11., 12., 13. September 2018

    SER Europe Conference 2018 Restoration in the Era of Climate Change

    Reykjavik, Iceland

    Conference website: https://sere2018.org/

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  • 10., 11., 12., 13. September 2018

    Symposium on Phosphorus in Plants and Soils

    Leuven

    For more Information please visit the website:http://www.psp6symposium.com or contact Kris Dox or Erik Smolders (chair of the organizing committee)

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  • 10., 11., 12., 13., 14. September 2018

    13th Congress of Croatian Society of Soil Science - „Utilizing potential of soil and land resources: Key roles of science and effective policy“

    Vukovar, Croatia

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  • 10., 11., 12., 13. September 2018

    Italian Society of Soil Science (SISS) and Italian Society of Pedology (SIPe) - 1st National Joint Congress “The Role of Soil Science in Sustainable Development”

    Palermo, Italy

    Abstract submission deadline: midnight Friday 20th July 2018
    Registration is now open

    Conference website: http://scienzadelsuolo.org/congressi_.php#SISS2018

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  • 16., 17., 18., 19., 20., 21., 22., 23. September 2018

    International field workshop WRB soil classification 2018

    Cluj-Napoca, Romania

    Registration and payment closes 31 July
    Conference website: https://sites.google.com/view/wrb-romania2018

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  • 24., 25., 26., 27. September 2018

    21th ISTRO Conference 2018

    Paris, France

    Abstract submission until 31 March 2018
    Conference website: http://istro2018.webistem.com
    Conference flyer: http://iuss.boku.ac.at/files/presentation_istro_conference_nov__2017.pdf

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  • 27. September 2018

    Preventing and Remediating Degradation of Soils in Europe – RECARE Final Policy Conference

    Brussels, Belgium

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  • 08., 09., 10. October 2018

    INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CONTAMINATED SITES 2018

    Banská Bystrica, Slovak Republic

    Deadline for abstract submission: 30 July 2018

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

    1st Circular: https://iuss.boku.ac.at/files/cirkular_1_2018.pdf

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  • 24., 25., 26. October 2018

    90 Years Forest Research Institute - for the Society and Nature

    Sofia, Bulgaria

    Abstracts submissions extended to May 24, 2018

    More information will be available soon http://www.bas.bg/fribas and http://www.fri.bas.bg

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  • 05., 06., 07. November 2018

    International Soil Modeling Consortium conference “New perspectives on soil models”

    Wageningen, The Netherlands

    Deadline for submission of abstracts is June 15, 2018

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

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  • 18., 19., 20., 21., 22., 23. November 2018

    Australian National Soils Conference 2018

    Canberra, Australia

    SOIL: The key to the Past, the Present and the Future
    Abstract submission deadline: 18 June

    Website: http://soilscienceconference.org.au/

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  • 04., 05. December 2018

    The 13th International Conference of ESSS - Management of Water and Soil Resources under Global Climate Changes

    Dokki, Giza, Egypt

    Conference website: http://www.esss.org.eg

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  • 04., 05., 06. December 2018

    Soil Security and Planetary Health Conference

    University of Sydney, Australia

    Abstract submission to sia.information@sydney.edu.au by May 14, 2018

    Conference website: https://globalsoilsecurity.com/

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  • 06., 07., 08., 09. January 2019

    SSSA International Soils Meeting "Soils Across Latitudes"

    San Diego, California, USA

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