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Events appear in the table below in chronological order from present  to future.  Please click on the links to view further information about the event, or to visit the event/organisations website. Society events are in bold text.



April 2014



European General Assembly April 27 – May 2 2014 (EGU2014) Austria Centre Vienna

May 2014

2014 Mike Temple Smith Lecture by the National Advocate for Soil Health Major General Michael Jeffery, Friday May 2 at 5.30 pm in the Life Sciences Lecture Theatre 1 at the University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay Campus Hobart.  Refreshments from 5.00pm. 

Land Capability Assessment for On-site Wastewater Management – Melbourne, VIC 5-7 May 2014 Centre for Environmental Training's next Land Capability Assessment for On-site Wastewater Management training course.  Further information">enrol online.[SR1] 

International Agricultural Consulting Conference May 8 The Pavilion, Brisbane More

Socio-economic indicators of climate change, impacts of climate changes on sustainable development of natural resources. Egyptian Society of Soil Science Kafr El-Sheikh, Egypt May 5-8 201

4th National Acid Sulfate Soil Conference 20-21 May 2014 Rendezvous Hotel Perth WA.   


The Melbourne School of Land And Environment (MSLE), lecture Challenges in managing the global nitrogen cycle by Professor Mark Sutton Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (Edinburgh Research Station) from 6:00pm – 7:00pm Thursday 29 May 2014 in the MSLE Lower Lecture Theatre. Refreshments will be served before the lecture (Building 142, MSLE Student Centre 5:30pm). For more information contact Manuel Sotelo via email:


June 2014

20th World Congress of Soil Science Soils Embrace Life and Universe  June 8-13 2014 Jeju  Korea

International Conference on Biogeochemical Processes at Air-Soil-Water Interfaces and Environmental Protection, June 23-26, 2014, Imola, Italy

July 2014

XVII Conference of the International Soil Conservation Organisation 8-13 July  2013  Medellin Columbia

XI International Symposium on Enchytraeidae Georgsmarienhütte near Osnabrück, Germany, July 25-27, 2014. More information see:

Phytoremediation of Polluted Soils – current research and main aspects of usual pollution.  Vigo Spain 29-30 July 2014

"3rd International Conference on Earth Science & Climate Change” (Earth Science-2014) July 28-30, 2014 San Francisco, USA hosted by OMICS Group Conferences.

9th International Symposium AgroEnviron, 3-7 August 2014 in Goiânia, Brazil. “Impacts of Agrosystems on the Environment: challenges and opportunities. Abstracts submission is open at

II Curso latinoamericano – Micromorfologia de suelos y técnicas complementarias (CLMSTC) Bogota (Colombia) from 04 to 10 August 2014. The Objectives are to extend the knowledge of micromorphology to the Spanish-speaking audiences in Latin America (it is a course taught in Spanish).  This course is part of IUSS Commission 1.1 Soil Morphology & Micromorphology activities Information:;

Phosphorus in Soils and Plants 5th International Symposium 26-29 August  2014 Le Corum Montpellier France

September 2014

ELS 2014 - the Earth Living Skin: Soil, Life and Climate Changes, under the auspices of the Soil System Sciences Division of the European Geosciences Union, 21 – 25 September 2014 in Nova Yardinia, Italy (

XII Congress of the Croatian Society of Soil Science Dubrovnik, in the independent Republic of Croatia, the 28th EU member, from September 22-26, 2014. More information see:

October 2014

SPP 1315 Biogeochemical interfaces in Soil  October 6-8 2014 Leipziger Kubus Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research IFZ Leipzig   Germany Abstract submissions close  July 7  Early registration ends July 28     http://www.spp1315.uni-jena.

The Soul of Soil and Civilisation, October 14 – 16 2014. Side Antalya Turkey

EcoForum Conference and Exhibition. 29-31 October 2014  The Abstract Submission Deadline is 15th March 2014.

November 2014

6th Global Workshop on Digital Soil Mapping,  11-14 November, 2014,  Nanjing, China. More details at  The full-length papers will be published in a monograph by Springer after peer review.

National Soil Science Conference MCG Melbourne Victoria Australia  23-27 November 2014.

Latin America Soil Science Congress, Cuzco Peru   9-15 November 2014

December 2014

New Zealand Society of Soil Science ‘Soil Science for Future Generations  The University of Waikato Hamilton  1-4 December 2014 Abstracts open Feb 1 and close Sept 1 Early Registrations open 1 March and close 24 October

Conference on Conservation Agriculture for Smallholders in Asia and Africa 7-11 December 2014

Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Mymensingh Bangladesh

December 2016

New Zealand and Australian Soil Societies joint conference Queenstown New Zealand.