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International Year of Soils 2015

Calendar of events

January 2015

8 January | Berlin, Germany

Heinrich Böll Foundation, IASS, BUND and Monde Diplomatique

Press conference Bodenatlas

 

13 January | Hanover, Germany

Landesamt für Bergbau, Energie und Geologie, Lower Saxony

Mit dem Boden durch das Jahr-Bodenständiges Niedersachsen

 

15-17 January | Rome, Italy

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Towards The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture

 

15-24 January 2015 | Berlin, Germany

IGW Berlin

International Green Week Berlin

 

16 January  | Lyon, France

Université Lyon II Jean Moulin

Colloque des sols et des « si… » : Nouveaux regards et approches relatifs à un milieu naturel méconnu

 

17 January | Berlin, Germany

German Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (BMEL), GFFA Berlin, Berlin Senate, Messe Berlin

Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA)

 

20 January | Montpellier, France

IRD/Eco&Sols

Conférence: Une année internationale des sols en 2015 : pourquoi ?

 

20 January | Rotterdam, The Netherlands

SK Bodem

Flexival-Carrousel Ondergrond en Ordening

 

23 January | Attert, Belgium

Service Public de Wallonie, Research and Development department

Protection et entretien des sols

 

24 January | Berlin, Germany

Green Me Festival

Green Me Film Festival

 

27 January | Gouda, The Netherlands

SKB Bodem

Slotcongres Duurzame Ontwikkeling Ondergrond

 

28 January | Windischeschenbach, Germany

Umweltstation GEO-Zentrum Windischeschenbach

Der Regenwurm-kostenloser Mitarbeiter in unseren Äckern

 

29 January | Paris, France

IAD Institut d'Agriculture Durable

Agriculture durable, la clef du sol

February 2015

2 February-31 March | Hamburg, Germany

City of Hamburg

Exposition Don´t Streu Salz

 

5 February-1 November | Leiden, The Netherlands

Museum Boerhaave, Wageningen University & Research Centre, Stichting Biowetenschappen en Maatschappij

FOODTopia

 

11 February | Windischeschenbach, Germany

Umweltstation GEO-Zentrum Windischeschenbach

Bodengefährdung und Bodenschutz

 

11 February | Tutzing, Germany

Evangelische Akademie Tutzing, Umwelt Bundesamt, Millenium Institute, IASS Global Soil Forum, biovision

Soils, Food Security, and Sustainable Land Management

 

23 February-31 March | Krefeld, Germany

Geologischer Dienst North-Rhine Westphalia

Boden des Jahres-der Stauwasserboden

 

24 February | Harpenden, UK

Rothamsted Research

Soils and Climate Change: Rothamsted Research celebrates the Optimising soil carbon storage and minimising greenhouse gas release

 

24 February | Glasgow, UK

Brownfield Briefing

Practical Solutions for Improved Risk Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated Land & Groundwater in Scotland

 

25 February | Windischeschenbach, Germany

Umweltstation GEO-Zentrum Windischeschenbach

Boden-Enstanden aus totem Stein, Basis für das Leben

 

26 February  | Tours, France

ADEME, GESSOL

Espaces verts urbains en région Centre

 

26 February  | Paris, France

INRA

Salon International de l'Agriculture 2015-Les sols-des services et des usages

 

26 February  | Gaillon, France

Association Agronomie, Communauté de Communes Eure Madrie Seine CCEMS

Un pour tous, tous autour du Sol

March 2015

7 March | Dundee, UK

James Hutton Institute

Open Farm Sunday

 

7 March | Aberdeen, UK

James Hutton Institute

Women in Science

 

9 March | Krefeld, Germany

Geologischer Dienst NRW

GD Forum

 

10 March | Stockholm, Sweden

Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI)

How to Feed Nine Billion within the Planet’s Boundaries-Agroecology for Food Security & Nutrition

 

10 March | Stirling, UK

Scottish Organic Forum

Scottish Soils Conference

 

11 March | Windischeschenbach, Germany

Umweltstation GEO-Zentrum Windischeschenbach

Waldböden-Dienstleister im Ökosystem

 

12 March | Hanover, Germany

Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) & Landesamt für Bergbau, Energie und Geologie (LBEG), Lower Saxony

Energiewende-ein Thema für den Boden

 

12-13 March | Marbella, Spain

MGIMO University, United Nations Association of Russia

III International Ecological Forum ‘Sustainable agriculture, international development prospects’

 

16-19 March|Pafos, Cyprus

Cyprus Remote Sensing Society and Cyprus University of Technology

Third International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geo-information of Environment

 

17 March | Wetzlar, Germany

Naturschutz-Akademie Hessen

Bodenschutz bei der Planung und Errichtung von Windenergieanlagen

 

18 March 2015 | Helsinki, Finland

Finnish Peatland Society (Suoseura)

Spring seminar

 

19 March | ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

Down2Earth, Brabantse Milieufederatie, Voedsel Anders

Bodem anders!

 

24 March 2015 | Wexford, Ireland

Teagasc- Crops, Environment & Land Use Programme

Stakeholder Workshop: Soil status project

 

24-26 March | Paris, France

Intersol

Intersoil 2015-Polluted sites and soils

 

25 March | Kalmthout, Belgium

De Vroente - Flemish Knowledge and Education Centre for Nature and Environment

Op speurtocht in de bodem

 

25 March | Windischeschenbach, Germany

Umweltstation GEO-Zentrum Windischeschenbach

Der Einfluss des Bodens auf das Hochwasser

 

25 March | Paris, France

SNOWMAN Network

SNOWMAN Knowledge dissemination meeting

 

25-27 March | Dresden, Germany

United Nations University, UNU FLORES

Dresden Nexus Conference on water, soil, and waste-Global Change, Sustainable Development Goals and the Nexus Approach

 

26 March | Tartu, Estonia

Estonian University of Life Sciences & Estonian Ministry of Defence

International seminar Soil trafficability - challenges for soil and vehicles

 

28 March | Domburg, The Netherlands

IVN Association for Environmental Education and Sustainability

Cursus over de Zeeuwse bodem

 

29 March - 21 Juni | Kruishoutem, Belgium

European Cartoon Exhibition

International cartoon exhibition on the theme ‘Soil pollution and sanitation’

 

31 March | Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Earth and Life Institute of Université catholique de Louvain

Symposium-New paradigms for food security and natural resources

 

31 March | Brussels, Belgium

European Landowners Association (ELO), Syngenta

Forum for the Future of Agriculture-Meeting the Food & Environmental Challenge

April 2015

1 April | Zeeland, The Netherlands

IVN Association for Environmental Education and Sustainability

Natuuroudercursus over de Zeeuwse bodem

 

1 April | Leuven, Belgium

Soil Science Society of Belgium (SSSB)

Day of the young soil scientist

 

2 April | Lille, France

L’Union des Consultants et Ingénieurs en Environnement (UCIE)

Urbaniser sur des terrains en friche ou à passif: Perspectives et mode d’emploi

 

2 April | Beauvais, France

LaSalle-Institute Polytechnique

Qu’est-ce qu’un sol ? Son importance pour l’humanité

 

8 April | Tulln, Austria

Austrian Chamber of Agriculture (LKÖ)

Boden.Leben-wir schauen drauf

 

10 April | Kaunas, Lithuania

Lithuanian Society of Soil Science

Scientific Conference ‘Soil and environment 2015’

 

12-17 April | Vienna, Austria

European Geosciences Union

European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2015

 

13 April-ongoing | Wageningen, The Netherlands

ISRIC World Soil Museum

Exposition: Terra Australis - Soils Down Under

 

13-16 April | Vienna, Austria

Universität für Bodenkultur Wien (BOKU), University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

5th HydroEco 2015-5th International Multidisciplinary Conference on Hydrology and Ecology

 

13-17 April | Potsdam, Germany

Global Soil Partnership

Third Working Session of the Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils

 

16 April | Chiemsee, Germany

International Expert Group on Earth System Preservation (IESP), TU München

Soil-An Essential Resource

 

16-17 April | Stuttgart, Germany

Institut für Landschaftsplanung und Ökologie (ILPÖ), Universität Stuttgart

Transitorische Stadtlandschaften - Welche Landwirtschaft braucht die Stadt?

 

18 April 2015| Vienna, Austria

EGU

The ‘Wienerwald’ - variable site conditions within a short distance

 

19-23 April | Berlin, Germany

IASS

3rd Global Soil Week

 

20 -27 April | Nabburg, Germany

Wasserwirtschaftsämt Weiden, Wasserwirtschaftsämt Regensburg, Landratsamt Schwandorf & Oberpfälzer Freilandmuseum

Oberpfälzer Weltwasserwoche

 

21 April | Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO)

Towards an ecology intensive agriculture-Learning from nature

 

22 April | Mechelen, Belgium

Vlaanderen is bodembewust

Debat bodembewust

 

22 April-25 May | Berlin, Germany

IASS & GIZ

EIN HEKTAR-installation, performances and workshops

 

23 April | Utrecht, The Netherlands

Koninklijk Nederlands Waternetwerk

Voorjaarscongres - Gedoe in de ondergrond

 

23 April | Beauvais, France

LaSalle-Institute Polytechnique

Agroécologie et biodiversité végétale cultivée au service de la fertilité des sols

 

28 April - 1 May | Raesfeld, Germany

Subsom

SUBSOM-Symposium 2015-Organic matter storage and turnover in subsoils

 

28 April | Paris, France

GESSOL

Soil environmental functions and sustainable management of the soil heritage

 

28-29 April | Günzburg, Germany

Bavarian Academy for Nature Conservation and Landscape Management

Renaturierung und Rekultivierung von Sand- und Kiesgruben

 

April | Aberdeen, UK

James Hutton Institute

Soil Summit

May 2015

May | Aberdeen, UK

James Hutton Institute

May Festival

 

1 May - 31 October  | Milan, Italy

Expo 2015

Expo 2015-Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life

 

5 May-29 June | Online

Economics of Land Degradation (ELD) Initiative

Online course on sustainable land management-‘Options and pathways for action: Stakeholder Engagement’

 

6 May | Harpenden, UK

Rothamsted Research

Soil Fertility: Why do we need to protect soils from degradation?

 

6 May | Milan, Italy

Istituto Superiore per la Protezione e la Ricerca Ambientale (ISPRA)

“Let’s Gain Ground!”-Policies, Actions and Measures for Sustainable Land Use

 

6-10 May | Cottbus, Germany

City of Cottbus

25. Cottbuser Umweltwoche - Boden ist Leben

 

8-9 May 2015 | Lüneburg, Germany

Terolog

Workshops “Soil Perception for Nature Guides for Nature Guides of the Lüneburg Heath Nature Park

 

11-15 May | Sofia, Bulgaria

Nikola Pushkarov Institute of Soil Science & Bulgarian Soil Science Society

Soil and Agrotechnology in a Changing World

 

13 May | Berlin, Germany

IASS

Workshop: Living Labs - a Tool for Transformation in the Ground

 

13-14 May | Kostelec nad Černými, Czech Republic

Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CULS)

Conference on afforestation of agricultural land (in Czech language)

 

13-21 May | Lisbon, Portugal / Madrid, Spain

University of Lisbon and Autonomous University of Madrid

Iberian Training School on Restoration in Mediterranean Drylands

 

17 May | Erfstadt (Cologne), Germany

Umweltnetzwerk Erftstadt

Opening of the Bodenerlebnisparks (Opening of the soil experience park)

 

17 May | Harpenden, UK

Rothamsted Research

Soil is Life! Open Day for the public - Soil Science at Rothamsted Research

 

18 May | Harpenden, UK

Rothamsted Research

Soil is Life! Soil Science and Fascination of Plants Schools Day (by invitation)

 

18 May | Laufen, Germany

Bavarian Academy for Nature Conservation and Landscape Management

Aktionswoche Schulen: Der Boden ernährt uns

 

18 May | Wageningen, The Netherlands

ISRIC-World Soil Information

ISRIC Spring School

 

18-22 May | Giesbeek, The Netherlands

Eijkelkamp Academy, Royal Dutch Geographical Society (KNAG)

Geoweek 2015: soils

 

18-22 May | Bilthoven, The Netherlands

Netherlands National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Royal Dutch Geographical Society (KNAG)

Geoweek 2015: groundwater quality

 

18-22 May | Deventer, The Netherlands

Witteveen en Bos, Royal Dutch Geographical Society (KNAG)

Geoweek 2015: the importance of soils

 

18-22 May | Middelburg, The Netherlands

Provincie Zeeland, Royal Dutch Geographical Society (KNAG)

Geoweek 2015: soils and water in Zeeland

 

19 May | Zoetermeer, The Netherlands

IVN Association for Environmental Education and Sustainability

De Bodem In

 

20 May | Malmö Sweden

Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI)

S.O.S. - Save Our Soils

 

20-22 May 2015 | Ravenna, Italy

Labelab

Fare i conti con l'ambiente

 

21 May | Beauvais, France

LaSalle-Institute Polytechnique

Maitriser le ruissellement et l’érosion des sols grâce à l’ingénierie écologique

 

21-23 May | Ispra, Italy

European Soil Partnership

First Plenary Meeting of the European Soil Partnership

 

22 May-16 August | Alzenau, Germany

Bavarian State Ministry of the Environment and Consumer Protection

Boden & Wein am Main-ein Beitrag zum Bodenbewusstsein

 

25-29 May | Laufen, Germany

Bavarian Academy for Nature Conservation and Landscape Management

Landschaftsökologisches Studienpraktikum Hochschule Weihenstephan-Triesdorf

 

26 May | Brussels, Belgium

Bruxelles Environnement / Leefmilieu Brussel

Colloquium

 

27-29 May | Bratislava, Slovakia

Slovak Environment Agency

International Conference on Contaminated Sites ICCS 2015

June 2015

1-4 June | Riedenburg, Germany

Bayerische Akademie für Naturschutz und Landschaftspflege (ANL)

Grünlandtypen erkennen-bewerten-managen

 

2 June | Hamburg, Germany

Institute of Soil Science of Universität Hamburg

Stadtaktion "Geomobil trifft Kleingärtner"

 

2-4 June | Keszthely, Hungary

IUSS, University of Pannonia, Joint Research Centre, European Environmental Agency, Chinese Academy of Sciences & Hungarian Soil Science Society

Land Quality and Landscape Processes Conference and Workshops

 

3 June | Firenze, Italy

University of Firenze

Meeting: Law-making on land use (Incontro di studi sul disegno di legge sul consumo di suolo)

 

3-5 June | Brussels, Belgium

European Commission, DG Environment

Green Week 2015-Nature - our health, our wealth

 

4 June | Brussels, Belgium

European Commission, DG Environment

Green Week 2015 session: Healthy soils for wealthy Europe

 

5-6 June | Lüneburg, Germany

Terolog

Workshops “Soil Perception for Nature Guides for Nature Guides of the Biosphere Reserve Lower Saxonian Elbe Valley

 

6-13 June | Rome, Italy

Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO)

Launch of World Soil Resources Report at the 39th session of the Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO)

 

6-17 June | Staré Splavy, Czech Republic

Jan Evangelista Purkyně University, Ústí nad Labem, Faculty of Environment

Conference on sustainable land management (in Czech language)

 

7-12 June | Tullamore, Ireland

Irish Peat Society

Colloquy on the Peatland Experience-A new conversation on peatlands

 

8-10 June | Milan, Italy

Flemish Department of Environment, Nature and Energy

Seminar at EXPO Milano 2015 - ‘From Field to Fork

 

9 June | Lübeck, Germany

Verband der Humus- und Erdenwirtschaft Region Nord (VHE Nord)

Lebendiger Boden trägt reiche Ernte

 

9-12 June | Copenhagen, Denmark

Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), Deltares

13th International UFZ-Deltares Conference on Sustainable Use and Management of Soil, Sediment and Water Resources

 

10-11 June | Berlin, Germany

German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety

Grün in der Stadt

 

10-12 June | Windischeschenbach, Germany

Bavarian Academy for Nature Conservation and Landscape Management

Die Welt unter unseren Füßen-Ressource Boden

 

10-13 June | Montpellier, France

CARI Association

Désertif'actions 2015 - Climate change and the preservation of drylands: time to act!

 

10-13 June | Montpellier, France

Desertif'actions

Desertif'actions 2015

 

11 June | Beauvais, France

LaSalle-Institute Polytechnique

Conference: Une deuxième vie pour les sols contaminés par les métaux grâce aux technologies végétales

 

11 June | Hamburg, Germany

Institute of Soil Science of Universität Hamburg

Lecture: "Arme Böden - karges Brot"

 

11-12 June | Wagenfeld, Germany

European Land and Soil Alliance (ELSA)

Internationale Jahrestagung der European Land and Soil Alliance 

 

13 June | Hamburg, Germany

Institute of Soil Science of Universität Hamburg

Excursion: "Das Himmelmoor bei Quickborn"

 

15 June | Muencheberg, Germany

Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research

Bodenfruchtbarkeit - Wie erhalten und nutzen?

 

16 June | Cracow, Poland

Agricultural University of Cracow, Muzeum Gleb

Seminar on soil biodiversity - ‘Jak właściwości gleb wpływają na bioróżnorodność drobnoustrojów glebowych’

 

16-17 June | Barcelona, Spain

EUREGEO

8th EUREGEO European Congress on Regional Geoscientific Cartography and Information Systems

 

16-17 June | Ghent, Belgium

Gent BC, Ghent University

2. Desertland Conference

 

17 June | Worldwide

UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

2015 World Day to Combat Desertification

 

18-19 June | Dresden, Germany

Thüringer Ministerium für Umwelt, Energie und Naturschutz

6. Sächsisch-Thüringischen Bodenschutztage 2015

 

18-21 June | Edinburgh, UK

James Hutton Institute

Royal Highland Show with presence of James Hutton Institute

 

19 June | Caen, France

Institut Régional de Développement Durable Basse-Normandie

Changement climatique : et si on utilisait mieux le sol ?

 

20 June | Swalmen, The Netherlands

Stichting Roerom

Conferentie: De Nieuwe Bodem

 

22 June-2 July | Prague, Czech Republic

International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG)

26th General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG)

 

22-25 June | Roma, Italy

Global Soil Partnership

Third plenary assembly of the Global Soil Partnership

 

22-26 June | Poznań, Poland

International Society for Geomorphometry (ISG)

Geomorphometry 2015: Geomorphometry for natural hazards geomodelling  

 

23-24 June | Biggleswade, United Kingdom

British Society of Soil Science

An Introduction to Soil Classification Training Course

 

23-24 June | Ravenna, Italy

University of Bologna

Imola conference: Plant-soil-water interfaces in hydromorphic-subaqueous ecosystems

 

24 June | London, United Kingdom

British Society of Soil Science

Conference - The biodiversity of soils and how to conserve it, for domestic and public gardens, parks and community organisations

 

24 June | London, United Kingdom

British Society of Soil Science

Soil Biodiversity in the Garden

 

24-25 June | Benediktbeuern, Germany

Bavarian Academy for Nature Conservation and Landscape Management

Moore in der Landschaft-ein Plus für den Klimaschutz

 

24-26 June | Castelo Branco, Portugal

EACS 2015 Portuguese Society of Soil Science (SPCS)

Annual Meeting of Soil Science

 

25-26 June | Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Bavarian Academy for Nature Conservation and Landscape Management

Strategiesitzung Boden und Geologie

 

26-29 June | Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Save Our Soils Initiative, IFOAM, WWF and FAO

Celebrating Soil-Celebrating Life

 

26 June | Hedwigepolder, The Netherlands

Soil Society of Belgium, Nederlandse Bodemkundige Vereniging (NBV)

Thematic day: ‘De Hedwigepolder’

 

27 June | Keyworth, United Kingdom

British Geological Survey

Open Day of British Geological Survey

 

27 June | Utrecht, The Netherlands

Youth Food Movement

Food Filmfestival - Theme: soils

July 2015

2 July - 16 September | Bad Homburg, Germany

Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland (BUND)

Flächenverbrauch und kein Ende in Sicht!? - Straßen, Neubaugebiete, Gewerbeflächen ...Es ist genug!

 

4 July | Vlčnov, Czech Republic

Asociace soukromého zemědělství

Half-day seminar: The value of land - assessment and valuation of agricultural land

 

5 July | Edinburgh, UK

European Clay Groups Association

Euroclay 2015

 

6 July | Galway, Ireland

National Organic Training Skillsnet (NOTS)

Soils Matter-to celebrate the International Year of Soils 2015

 

7-9 July | Smokovce, Slovakia

National Forest Centre of Slovakia, BOKU, IUFRO

Mountain forest management in a changing world

 

9 July | Online

Association Française pour l'Étude du Sol (AFES)

Webinar: Etat des lieux de l’enseignement supérieur de la Science du Sol en France

 

11 July | Bristol, United Kingdom

Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World (CCANW), Bristol European Green Capital 2015

Soil Saturdays: What is Soil?

 

13 July | Aberystwyth, United Kingdom

Welsh Soil Discussion Group, British Society of Soil Science (BSSS)

Welsh Soil Discussion Group Meeting

 

13-16 July 2015| Athens, Greece

Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER)

8th Annual International Symposium on Agriculture

 

14-17 July | Dublin, Ireland

University College Dublin

FESP5-5th International Conference of Fire Effects on Soil Properties

 

15 July | Milan, Italy

Pavillon France / EXPO MILANO 2015

L’accaparement des terres agricoles

 

16 July | Harpenden, UK

Rothamsted Research

Soil Biodiversity: How to Explore and Utilise Life in Soils?

 

17 July | Dundee, UK

James Hutton Institute

Fruit for the Future

 

18 July | Bristol, United Kingdom

Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World (CCANW), Bristol European Green Capital 2015

Soil Saturdays: Soil of Bristol

 

20-22 July | Grenoble, France

PROTINUS project

International workshop: How to unravel the interactions between soil structure and soil functions?

 

22 July | Aberystwyth, United Kingdom

Aberystwyth University

Soil Matters - Ask the Experts at Royal Welsh Show 2015

 

22 July | Aberystwyth, UK

National Research Network for Low Carbon Energy and the Environment (NRN-LCEE)

Soil Matters - Panel Breakfast at The Royal Welsh Agricultural Show 2015

 

22 July | Milan, Italy

Pavillon France / EXPO MILANO 2015

Maintenir les sols vivants

 

25 July | Bristol, United Kingdom

Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World (CCANW), Bristol European Green Capital 2015

Soil Saturdays: Living Food Living Soil

 

26 July | Arnhem, The Netherlands

IVN Association for Environmental Education and Sustainability

Thematic excursion: the soil

 

29 July | Milan, Italy

Pavillon France / EXPO MILANO 2015

Concilier agriculture et biodiversité

 

30 July | Czech Republic

Czech Society of Soil Science

Closure of photo competition ‘Půda, základ pro život’ (Soil, basis for life)

 

30 July | Aberdeen, UK

James Hutton Institute

Cereals in Practice

August 2015

1 August | Bristol, United Kingdom

Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World (CCANW), Bristol European Green Capital 2015

Soil Saturdays: Growing Soil

 

2 August | Stuttgart, Germany

Haus des Waldes

Boden entdecken

 

5 August | Laufen, Germany

Bavarian Academy for Nature Conservation and Landscape Management

Die Farbe der Erde

 

7 August | Laufen, Germany

Bavarian Academy for Nature Conservation and Landscape Management

Natur vor der Haustür: 'Bodensafari'

 

7-9 August | Milan, Italy

Joint Research Centre (JRC), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), European Network on Soil Awareness (ENSA)

Exposition - Soil - where food begins!

 

8 August | Bristol, United Kingdom

Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World (CCANW), Bristol European Green Capital 2015

Soil Saturdays: Whose Soil?

 

9 August | Eemland, The Netherlands

IVN Association for Environmental Education and Sustainability

Wat vertelt de bodem ons

 

10 August | Milan, Italy

Regione Emilia-Romagna

Field visit - Soils and typical products

 

13 August | Dundee, UK

James Hutton Institute

Potatoes in Practice

 

15 August | Bristol, United Kingdom

Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World (CCANW), Bristol European Green Capital 2015

Soil Saturdays: Fallow Field

 

16 August | Arnhem, The Netherlands

IVN Association for Environmental Education and Sustainability

Thematic excursion: the soil

 

16-21 August | Prague, Czech Republic

Goldschmidt 2015

2015 Goldschmidt conference on geochemistry

 

17-21 August | Tulln an der Donau, Austria

Initiative 'Natur im Garten', Universität für Bodenkultur BOKU, et. al.

Kinder UNI Tulln - Boden unter unseren Füßen

 

17-28 August | Zagreb, Croatia

Intensive Training Course on Soil Micromorphology

Croatian Geological Survey (HGI)

 

19 August | Milan, Italy

Pavillon France / EXPO MILANO 2015

Peut-on passer des pesticides?

 

22 August | Bristol, United Kingdom

Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World (CCANW), Bristol European Green Capital 2015

Soil Saturdays: Art of Soil

 

23-26 August | Uppsala/Stockholm, Sweden

Finnish Society of Soil Sciences

Visit to Sweden: The soil beneath the surface

 

23-27 August | Wageningen, The Netherlands

ISRIC-World Soil Information

Wageningen Soil Conference 2015

 

25 August | Arnhem, The Netherlands

IVN Association for Environmental Education and Sustainability

Thematic excursion: the soil

 

27 August-1 October | Ihlienworth, Germany

RE-ART Halle

Biennial exposition in the framework of the International Year of Soils: 'Boden! Bildung 2015'

 

30 August-5 September  |  Vienna, Austria

Universität für Bodenkultur Wien (BOKU), ZALF, FiBL, DBG, ÖBG

Summer School 'Soil-borne greenhouse gases: from field data to publication'

 

31 August-5 September | Wroclaw, Poland

Polish Society of Soil Science Soil Resources and Sustainable Development

Soil Resources and Sustainable Development

September 2015

 

1 September | Rehburg-Loccum, Germany

Naturpark Steinhuder Meer

Wir erkunden den Boden - Naturerlerbnisse für Kinder

 

1-5 September | Gödöllo, Hungary

IUSS

International Field Course and Soil Judging Contest, a Celebration of the IYS

 

2 September | Milan, Italy

Pavillon France / EXPO MILANO 2015

L’agriculture irriguée : bénéfices et risques

 

2 September | Copenhagen, Denmark

Danish Soil Partnership

Danish Soil Partnership branch meeting

 

3 September | Manchester, United Kingdom

British Society of Soil Science (BSSS)

Annual Meeting of the British Society of Soil Science (BSSS)

 

3 September | Online

Association Française pour l'Étude du Sol (AFES)

Webinar-Apport des modèles théoriques en écologie des sols

 

3 September | Östringen-Odenheim, Germany

L'Institut Transfrontalier d'Application et de Développement Agronomique (ITADA)

Favoriser la fertilité des sols par les plantes de couverture en interculture et la réduction du travail du sol  / Verbesserung der Bodenfruchtbarkeit durch konservierenden Ackerbau mit Zwischenfrüchten

 

3-4 September | Wuppertal, Germany

Natur- und Umweltschutz-Akademie NRW

Bodenschutztagung 2015 „… nicht unter den Füßen verlieren!

 

4-6 September | Brisighella, Italy

Comune di Brisighella

Festival del Beni Comuni 2015 - Il Suolo (Soil Festival)

 

5 September | Berlin, Germany

Projekt Bodenschutz Urban

Aktionstag Bodenschutz Urban (Opening of travel exhibition and day of action)

 

5-7 September | Tallinn, Estonia

Eesti Turbaliit  

Baltic Peat Forum

 

5-10 September | Munich, Germany

German Soil Science Society (DBG)

2015 Annual Meeting

 

6 September | Arnhem, The Netherlands

Initiatief Bewust Bodemgebruik

Dag van de Bodembeleving (Soil Experience Day)

 

7-9 September | Brno, Czech Republic

Mendel University in Brno, Faculty of Regional Development and International Studies

International Conference 'Soil - the non-renewable environmental resource'

 

7-10 September | Zürich, Switzerland

Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)

Ökotoxikologie und Umweltchemie - von der Forschung in die Praxis

 

7-11 September | Prague, Czech Republic

International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) et. al.

World Multidisciplinary Earth Sciences Symposium (WMESS 2015)

 

7-11 September | Granada, Spain

El Departamento de Edafología y Química Agrícola de la Universidad de Granada

XXX Reunión Nacional de Suelos (30th National Soil Meeting)

 

7-11 September | Prague, Czech Republic

WMESS 2015

The World Multidisciplinary Earth Sciences Symposium - WMESS 2015

 

8 September | London, UK

International Permaculture UK (IPCUK)

International Permaculture Conference

 

8-15 September | Hamburg, Germany

Ramiran, TUHH Technical University of Hamburg, TuTech, GFEU, AWW & eseia

Ramiran 2015

 

9 September | Alice Holt, United Kingdom

British Society of Soil Science

Soil Resilience and Global Change - SEESOIL Event

 

9-11 September | Deštné, Czech Republic

Czech Society of Soil Science

17th Pedological Days 2015 - Czech and Slovak Soil Science in the International Year of Soil

 

10 September | Novi Sad, Serbia

lnstitute of Field and Vegetable Crops

National scientific and technical event

 

10-11 September | Warsaw, Poland

Institute of environmental protection - National Research Institute (IOŚ-PIB)

Element cycle in the environment: bioaccumulation - toxicity - prevention

 

11 September | Stockstadt am Rhein, Germany

Hessisches Landesamt für Umwelt und Geologie (HLUG)

Wie ist das eigentlich mit dem Boden unter meinen Füßen… (What about the soil under my feet? Opening of exhibition)

 

12 September | Beuren, Germany

Freilichtmuseum Beuren, Bodenlehrpfad Beuren

Verborgene Horizonte - Böden am Albtrauf (Führung)

 

12 September | Hofheim, Germany

Hessisches Landesamt für Umwelt und Geologie (HLUG)

Exkursion 'Boden, Bodennutzung und Landschaftsentwicklung am Beispiel des Vordertaunus'

 

12 September | Blíževedly, Czech Republic

Asociace soukromého zemědělství

Half-day seminar: Protecting soils properly? The protection of soils against erosion

 

14 -15 September | Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm, Germany

Fördergesellschaft für Agrarwissenschaften Halle, Österreichische Gesellschaft für Wurzelforschung und Gesellschaft für Konservierende Bodenbearbeitung

Wurzel und Rhizosphäre: Ökophysiologie, Humushaushalt und Bodenmanagement

 

15 September | Cracow, Poland

Agricultural University of Cracow, Muzeum Gleb

Seminar on mapping forest soils in Poland - ‘Gleba w kartografii siedlisk leśnych Polski - widziana okiem praktyka’

 

15 September | Brussels, Belgium

Economics of Land Degradation (ELD) Initiative

The Value of Land - ELD Report Launch Event

 

15-18 September | Cordoba, Spain

IUSS

Pedometrics 2015

 

15-18 September | Göttingen, Germany

Georg-August-Universität, LUFA Nord-West, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Pflanzenernährung

127. VDLUFA-KONGRESS: Böden - Lebensgrundlage für Pflanze und Tier

 

16 September | Kiel, Germany

Ministry of Energy Transition, Agriculture, Environment and Rural Areas of Schleswig-Holstein, State Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Areas of Schleswig-Holstein

Parlamentarischer Abend "Flächenverbrauch in Schleswig-Holstein"

 

16 September | Hofgeismar, Germany

Hessisches Landesamt für Umwelt und Geologie (HLUG)

Böden in Nordhessen und ihre Bedeutung für den Naturschutz

 

16 September | Paris, France

Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Government of France

Agriculture and agricultural soils facing climate change and food security challenges: public policies and practices

 

17 September | Hanover, Germany

Landeshauptstadt Hannover, Ostfalia Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften

Altlastentag Hannover 2015

 

17 September | Almería, Spain

Estación Experimental de Zonas Áridas del CSIC

Seminar - ‘Simulando las redes tróficas del suelo: de los hongos a los superdepredadores’

 

17-20 September | Kavala, Greece

Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

7th International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies in Agriculture, Food and Environment (HAICTA 2015)

 

19 September-21 November | Falmouth, United Kingdom

Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World, Falmouth University

Soil Culture: Deep Roots

 

20 September | Veghel, The Netherlands

IVN Association for Environmental Education and Sustainability

Bodem - Wat leeft er?

 

21 September | Hanover, Germany

Kinder- und Jugendkultur Stadt Hannover

Boden - viel mehr als nur Dreck

 

21-22 September | Vienna, Austria

Österreichische Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft (ÖBG)

Besichtigung, Beschreibung und Bewertung von Bodenprofilen in den Landschaftsräumen des "Westlichen Weinviertels" und des "Östlichen Waldviertels" (Study of soil profiles in the Western Weinviertel and Eastern Waldviertel)

 

21-24 September | Vienna, Austria

Universität für Bodenkultur Wien (BOKU), University of Natural Resources and Life

Sciences, Institute of Hydraulics and Rural Water Management (IHLW)

LUWQ2015 2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference on Land Use and Water Quality

 

21-24 September | Freudenstadt (Germany)

TU Clausthal

Workshop on terrestrial systems-frontiers of our understanding

 

22 September | Oeiras, Portugal

Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária (INIAV)

Fertilidade do solo e nutrição das plantas (Soil fertility and plant nutrition)

 

22-25 September | Vezaiciai, Lithuania

Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists (NJF)

Soil Degradation: Theory, Evidence and Protection Activities

 

23 September | Aldeboarn, The Netherlands

IVN Instituut voor Natuureducatie en Duurzaamheid

Lezing over bodemleven (Lecture about soil biodiversity)

 

23-24 September | Uppsala , Sweden

Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI)

Agriculture for food security post-2015 - the role of science

 

23-24 September | Uppsala Sweden

Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI) and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

Agricultural Research for Development Conference

 

23-25 September | Ferrara, Italy

FerraraFiere

Remtech 2015

 

23-25 September | Göttingen, Germany

IUSS

5th Symposium on Soil Organic Matter

 

23-25 September | Kiel, Germany

IUSS & Christian Albrechts University

SUSTAIN-Soil functions and climate change- do we underestimate the consequences of new disequilibria in soil properties

 

24 September | Almería, Spain

Estación Experimental de Zonas Áridas del CSIC

Seminar - ‘Efectos de los microorganismos del suelo y el microhábitat en los procesos de facilitación’

 

26 September | Obora (Tábor), Czech Republic

Asociace soukromého zemědělství

Half-day seminar: Soil as a legacy to future generations

 

30 September | Brussels, Belgium

SmartSOIL Project

SmartSOIL Final Conference

 

30 September | Milan, Italy

Pavillon France / EXPO MILANO 2015

Comment éviter de nouvelles émeutes de la faim?

 

September | Rila, Bulgaria

Terolog

Workshop-Soil Perception for Nature Guides of the Rila Nature Park

 

October 2015

 

1 October - 31 March 2016 | Madrid, Spain

Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales

Soils exhibition - El Suelo - Un Paseo Por El Vida

 

1 October | Almería, Spain

Estación Experimental de Zonas Áridas del CSIC

Seminar - ‘Estado y tendencias de condición del suelo en España durante el decenio 2000-2010’

 

1 October | Prague, Czech Republic

Ústav zemědělské ekonomiky a informací (ÚZEI)

Vlastnictví a užití zemědělské půdy v podmínkách ČR (Workshop on ownership and use of agricultural land in Czech Republic)

 

1 October | Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Aberdeen TechFest

Symphony of Soil screening at Aberdeen TechFest

 

1-2 October | Various locations in Shropshire, United Kingdom

FSC Tomorrow's Biodiversity project

FSC Shropshire Earthworm Blitz

 

1-2 October | Rome, Italy

European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST), Istituto Superiore di Sanità, WHO Centre for Environmental Health in Contaminated Sites

First Plenary Conference of COST Action IS1408 - Industrially Contaminated Sites and Health Network (ICSHNet)

 

4 October | Halle, Germany

Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

Förderung des Bodenlebens und der Bodenfruchtbarkeit

 

5 October | Oderaue, Germany

Theater am Rand, agrathaer

Theater - Bloß nicht den Boden unter den Füßen verlieren

 

6 October | Orléans, France

INRA-Orléans

Conférence L'état des sols de la planète

 

6 October | Biggleswade, United Kingdom

British Society of Soil Science

Training course - Introduction to Soil Survey Techniques

 

6 October | Garching (Munich), Germany

International Expert Group on Earth System Preservation (IESP), TU München

Seminar-Sustainable Management of Natural and Engineered Landscapes

 

6 October | Gembloux, Belgique

Agro-Bio Tech (ULg)

Leçon inaugurale sur les sols

 

6-7 October | Biggleswade, United Kingdom

British Society of Soil Science (BSSS)

Introduction to Soil Survey Techniques

 

6-8 October | Chorzów, Poland

Institute for Ecology of Industrial Areas, Research and Supervisory Centre of Underground Mining

9th International Conference - Innovative solutions for revitalisation of degraded areas

 

6-9 October | Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck Nature Film Festival, Government of Tyrol, the University of Innsbruck

Innsbruck Nature Film Festival including International Year of Soils Award

 

7 October | Prenzlau-Dedelow, Germany

Leibniz-Zentrum für Agrarlandschaftsforschung (ZALF)

Praxisdialog Boden

 

7-8 October | Milan, Italy

European Union Network for the Implementation and Enforcement of Environmental Law (IMPEL)

2015 IMPEL Soil Conference - ‘Many soil functions, many reasons to protect it’

 

7-8 October | Helsinki, Finland

European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)/European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

Topical Scientific Workshop on Soil Risk Assessment

 

7-8 October | Bad Reichenhall, Germany

Bavarian Academy for Nature Conservation and Landscape Management

Flächenspar-Forum

 

8 October | Melle, Belgium

CriNglooP Collectief

Studienamiddag: Bodembewust omgaan met koolstof, nutriënten en biodiversiteit

 

8 October | Brussels, Belgium

Unie van Milieuondernemingen (UMiO)

5de bodemcongres / 5ème congrès des sols

 

8-9 October | Puławy, Poland

Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation, State Research Institute (IUNG-PIB)

Instrumenty i metody przeciwdziałania degradacji gleb użytkowanych rolniczo (Instruments and methods to prevent the degradation of agricultural soils)

 

8-10 October | Villenave d'Ornon, France

L'Institut national de la recherche agronomique (INRA) Bordeaux-Aquitaine

Sols, rendez-vous en terrain connu ? (Open-door day at INRA)

 

9 October | Schneverdingen, Germany

Alfred Toepfer Akademie für Naturschutz

Entdeckung der Bodenwelt (Seminar)

 

12-16 October | Laufen, Germany

Bayerische Akademie für Naturschutz und Landschaftspflege (ANL)

Lehrerfortbildung: Boden - Grundlage des Lebens (Teacher training course)

 

13 October | Loanhead, United Kingdom

Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

Soil Science – It matters? – Workshop and screening of the film ‘Symphony of the Soil

 

13 October | Brussels, Belgium

Senckenberg Museum, Sächsisches Staatsministerium für Umwelt und Landwirtschaft (SMUL)

Opening of exhibition: The Thin Skin of Earth – Our Soils

 

13 October | De Bilt, Nederland

Grontmij

Inspiratiemiddag Bodem

 

13 October | Chambéry, France

Association Française de Sédimentologie

ASF 2015 - Congrès de l’Association Française de Sédimentologie

 

13 October | Cracow, Poland

Agricultural University of Cracow, Muzeum Gleb

Seminar on the link between healthy soils and food - ‘Zdrowa gleba to zdrowa żywność’

 

13 October | Berlin, Germany

FEZ-Berlin

Faszinosum Boden - Der Boden lebt!

 

13-14 October | Harpenden, United Kingdom

Delta-T Devices, Rothamsted Research

Soil Plant Atmosphere Continuum 2015

 

13-15 October | Chambéry, France

L’Association Française de Sédimentologie

15ème Congrès de l’Association Française de Sédimentologie

 

14 October | Wallingford, United Kingdom

Tim O’Hare Associates

Soil - meeting the challenges of a changing landscape

 

14 October | Rome, Italy

Associazione Italiana per l'Agricoltura Biologica (AIAB), Via Campesina

Access to Land: a common issue throughout Europe

 

14-15 October | Milan, Italy

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

Shaping the future of food safety, together

 

14-25 October | Dresden, Germany

Umundu Festival Dresden

Unter uns der Boden – Warum Böden unsere Aufmerksamkeit brauchen

 

15 October | Berlin, Germany

Bündnis 90/Die Grünen, Greens/EFA

Down to earth - Der Boden, von dem wir leben: Zum Zustand der Böden in Europas Landwirtschaft

 

15 October | Almería, Spain

Estación Experimental de Zonas Áridas del CSIC

Seminar - ‘Interacciones suelo-planta y dinámica de comunidades vegetales’

 

15 October | Laufen, Germany

Bavarian Academy for Nature Conservation and Landscape Management

Lehrerfortbildung: Boden-Grundlage des Lebens

 

15-16 October | Ispra, Italy

Joint Research Centre

4th JRC ENSA Workshop on Soil Awareness and Education

 

16 October | Bremerhaven, Germany

Geologischer Dienst für Bremen

Böden der Rohrniederung

 

17 October | Celina (Příbram), Czech Republic

Asociace soukromého zemědělství

Half-day seminar: Landscapes do not end at the border

 

17-18 October | Various locations at the Bodensee, Germany

Bundesverband Boden

Fachausschuss „Kriegsbeeinflusste Böden" - Böden als Zeugen des 1. und 2. Weltkriegs" (Excursion ‘War affected soils’ - Soils as witnesses of World War I and World War II’)

 

17-18 October | Wokingham, United Kingdom

Earthworm Society of Britain

Thames Valley Earthworm Identification Weekend 2015

 

18-23 October | Dubrovnik, Croatia

University of Josip Juraj Strossmayer, Faculty of Agriculture

9th International Symposium on Plant-Soil Interactions at Low pH

 

18-25 October | Rovereto, Italy

Fondazione Museo Civico di Rovereto

Settimana del Pianeta Terra - Il suolo: un silenzioso alleato per la salute della terra (The soil - a silent ally of the earth’ health)

 

19 October | Potenza, Italy

Università degli Studi della Basilicata

Settimana del Pianeta Terra - Terra e vita… Terra è vita: il suolo, la biodiversità agro-alimentare e la salute umana (Earth is life - the soil, biodiversity, food and human health)

 

19-20 October | Copenhagen, Denmark

European Environment Agency, Joint Research Centre (JRC), DG GROW

New horizons for European and Global land monitoring

 

19-21 October | Berlin, Germany

International Land Conservation Network (ILCN)

First Annual Congress of the International Land Conservation Network

 

20 October | Milan, Italy

European Commission, DG Environment

Conference 'Healthy Soils for Feeding the Planet and for Climate Change Adaptation'

 

20 October | Bologna, Italy

Regione Emilia-Romagna, Servizio Geologico Sismico e dei Suoli

Settimana del Pianeta Terra - Sopra, sotto dentro la terra (On, under and in the earth)

 

20 October | Oeiras, Portugal

Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária (INIAV)

Biodiversidade do solo (Soil biodiversity)

 

20 October | Sankt Florian, Austria

Hochschule für Agrar- und Umweltpädagogik

Der Boden, unsere Lebensgrundlage - kreativ und spielerisch für Kinder erklärt (Lehrerfortbildung)

 

21-22 October | Milan/Ispra, Italy

Joint research centre (JRC), European Network for Soil Awareness (ELSA)

Conference: Giving soils a voice

 

21-22 October | Milan, Italy

European Network on Soil Awareness (ENSA)

4rd Meeting of European Network on Soil Awareness (ENSA)

 

22 October | Pisa, Italy

Università degli Studi di Pisa, Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra

Settimana del Pianeta Terra - Le mani nella terra (hand in the earth)

 

22 October | Almería, Spain

Estación Experimental de Zonas Áridas del CSIC

Seminar - ‘Emisiones de CO2 del suelo: consecuencias para los balances de carbono de ecosistemas semiáridos’

 

22 October | Potsdam, Germany

Ministerium für Ländliche Entwicklung, Umwelt und Landwirtschaft des Landes Brandenburg (MLUL)

Böden als Archive der Natur-, Landschafts- und Kulturgeschichte

 

23 October | Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW), Faculty of Agriculture and Biology

Nauka o glebie w 200 – letniej działalności Szkoły Głównej Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego w Warszawie (200 years of soil science at Warsaw University of Life Sciences)

 

28 October | Graz, Austria

Hochschule für Agrar- und Umweltpädagogik, Pädagogische Hochschule Steiermark

Unsere Böden, vergessene Lebensgrundlage - Der Boden als Chance für das Weltklima (Lehrerfortbildung)

 

29 October | Almería, Spain

Estación Experimental de Zonas Áridas del CSIC

Seminar - ‘Los depredadores del suelo, clave para su correcto funcionamiento’

 

29 October | Osnabrück, Germany

Hochschule Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences

Workshop Regeneration of Compacted Forest Soils

 

30 October | Hannover, Germany

Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland (BUND)

Bodenleben fördert Bodenfruchtbarkeit

 

30 October | Osnabrück, Germany

Hochschule Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences, RÜWOLA project

Bodenschutz im Wald

 

30 October | Sevilla, Spain

Instituto de Recursos Naturales y Agrobiología de Sevilla

El IRNAS Y EL SUELO: Alianza y Complicidad (IRNAS and the soil: Alliance and Complicity)

 

31 October | Magnago, Italy

Salviamo il Paesaggio

Stop al Consumo di Suolo

November 2015

2-3 Novembre | Angers, France

L’Observatoire Français des Sols Vivants

Journées Nationales de l'Innovation Agricole

 

3 November | Görlitz, Germany

Senckenberg Nature Research Society

Regenwurm & Co. eine starke Gemeinschaft unter unseren Füßen

 

3 November | London, United Kingdom

LEAF

Leaf Annual Conference 2015 - Setting the agenda: Healthy food and farming fit for the future

 

3 November | London United Kingdom

Parliamentary and Scientific Committee

Are We Looking After Our Soil?

 

3-4 November | Vienna, Austria

Bodenforum Österreich

Herbsttreffen 2015: Organische Schadstoffe in Böden (Autumn Meeting 2015: Organic pollutants in soils)

 

3-6 November | Rimini, Italy

Rimini Fiera

ECOMONDO

 

4-6 November | Faro, Portugal

Universidade do Algarve (UAlg)

Seminar of the Forest Fires - Soils Network

 

5 November | Almería, Spain

Estación Experimental de Zonas Áridas del CSIC

Seminar 'Las costras biológicas del suelo: función, utilidad e importancia'

 

5 November | Bristol, United Kingdom

Soil Association

National Soil Symposium 2015

 

5 November | Bristol, United Kingdom

Soil Association

Soil Symposium 2015: Practical ways to build great soil

 

5 November | Kirchen-Hausen, Germany

Grüne Brücke

Tagung - Jahresausbildung und Bodenkurs im Grünen

 

5 November | Tullamore, Ireland

Teagasc - Agriculture and Food Development Authority

Agro-Environment Conference 2015

 

5 November | Bristol, United Kingdom

Bristol European Green Capital 2015

Down and dirty: a celebration of soil

 

6 November | Rimini, Italy

ARPA Emilia-Romagna

Fragilità del suolo e gestione degli eventi estremi

 

6 November | Paris, France

AFES

Séance thématique sur les Sols

 

8-10 November | Ghent, Belgium

OVAM (Public Waste Agency of Flanders), International Society of Technical Environmental Professionals (INSTEP), Environmental Industry & Conference Management (EICM)

6th International Symposium and Exhibition on the Redevelopment of Manufactured Gas Plant Sites (MGP 2015)

 

9 November | Limoges, France

AFES

Conférence : Sols et paysages pédologiques du Limousin

 

9-14 November | Limoges, France

AFES

Exposition "Découvrir les sols"

 

10 November | Cracow, Poland

Agricultural University of Cracow, Muzeum Gleb

Makro-mikro, czyli jak spojrzenie na glebę w różnej skali daje nowe możliwości rozumienia przyrody (Soils from macro and micro perspective: new possibilities for the understanding of nature)

 

10 November | Görlitz, Germany

Senckenberg Museum für Naturkunde Görlitz

Du bist, was Du isst? - Nahrungsnetzforschung in Bodenökosystemen (Kolloquium)

 

10 November | Dublin, Ireland

Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering of Trinity College 

Soil Flux Workshop

 

10 November | Jerez de la Frontera, Spain

Universidad de Córdoba, Universitat de Barcelona, AEPLA

Jornada el rancho: Buenas prácticas agrícolas para reducir la contaminación de las aguas

 

11-22 November | Geneva, Switzerland

Umsicht Agentur für Umwelt & Kommunikation

Wanderaustellung

 

11 November | Limoges, France

AFES

Conférences : "Regards sur les sols de France" et "Cessons de ruiner notre sol"

 

12 November| North Wyke, United Kingdom

Rothamsted Research

SWESDiG Autumn Meeting 2015 - Phosphorus and soils – vital elements for agriculture

 

13-14 November | Brussels, Belgium

Vrije Universiteit Brussel 

6th Belgian Geography Days

 

14 November | Limoges, France

AFES

Conférence : "Voyage à travers les principaux sols du Monde, épiderme vivant de la planète terre"

 

14 November | Northampton, United Kingdom

Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire

Wildlife Training Workshop: Identification of Earthworms

 

14 November | Burgwald (Mittelhessen), Germany

Hessisches Landesamt für Umwelt und Geologie (HLUG), Forstamt Burgwald

Standortmerkmale der Böden des Burgwaldes und ihre Nutzung (Exkursion)

 

16 November | Berlin, Germany

Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (BMEL)

Gesunder Boden - Gesunder Gartenbau - Kongress zum Jahr des Bodens (Healthy soils, healthy horticulture - Congress in context of the International Year of Soils 2015)

 

17 November  | Vaujours, France

Lycée du Paysage et de l'Environnement Fénelon

Meeting with soil experts: ‘Rencontres techniques: Partageons la culture du sol !’

 

17 November | Zwettl, Austria

Hochschule für Agrar- und Umweltpädagogik, Pädagogische Hochschule Niederösterreich

Wer Boden schützt, dem Leben nützt - Kreative Techniken zur Umsetzung des Themas Boden im Unterricht (Lehrerfortbildung)

 

17 November | Oeiras, Portugal

Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária (INIAV)

Degradação e proteção do solo

 

17 November | East Renfrewshire, United Kingdom

British Soil Science Society

SSDG Meeting - Balancing trade-offs in Ecosystem Services: windfarm energy, climate, soil and landscape

 

17 November | Paris, France

ADEME

Journée technique « Le sol : acteur-clé des territoires et du climat »

 

18 November | Berkshire United Kingdom

Soil Research Centre, University of Reading

Healthy Soils For A Healthy Life - 2nd Soil Research Centre Annual Partnership Event

 

18 November | Reading, United Kingdom

Soil Research Centre, University of Reading

Healthy Soils for a Healthy Life – 2nd Soil Research Centre Annual Partnership Event

 

18 November | Brussels, Belgium

Greens/EFA

Why Soil matters?: A European perspective

 

18 November | Wals, Austria

Hochschule für Agrar- und Umweltpädagogik, Pädagogische Hochschule Salzburg

Wer Boden schützt, dem Leben nützt - Kreative Techniken zur Umsetzung des Themas Boden im Unterricht (Lehrerfortbildung)

 

18-29 November | Amsterdam

Landraub, International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA)

Screening of Landraub

 

21 November | Stuttgart, Germany

Zukunftsforum Naturschutz

Boden – die dünne Schicht, von der wir leben. Vielfalt, Bedeutung und Gefährdung

 

23 November | Rehburg-Loccum, Germany

Evangelische Akademie Loccum

Boden-los? - Nutzung, Gefährdung und Schutz der Böden

 

23 November | Berlin, Germany

Bundesministerium für Ernährung und Landwirtschaft (BMEL) 

BMEL/ Zalf Veranstaltung zum internationalen Jahr des Bodens

 

23-25 November | Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Soil Science Society of Bosnia and Herzegovina

9th Congress of the Soil Science Society of Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

23-25 November | Lyon, France

Association française pour le génie biologique ou génie vegetal (AGéBio)

Colloque international: Génie végétal et ingénierie végétale : compétences, réglementation et bénéfices (Soil and water bioengineering: skills, regulations and benefits)

 

24 November | Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Bodem Breed Forum

Bodem Breed Symposium

 

24 - 25 November | Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Health and Safety Group of the Society of Chemical Industry's Environment, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Royal Society of Chemistry

Can we afford not to monitor priority pollutants?

 

24-25 November | Marne-la-Vallée, France

Groupe Francophone Humidimétrie et traNsferts en milieux poreux (GFHN)

40èmes journées du Groupe Francophone Humidimétrie et traNsferts en milieux poreux

 

25 November | Vienna, Austria

HaloCrete project

HaloCrete information day - Remediation of chlorinated hydrocarbons contaminated sites

 

25 November | Perth, United Kingdom

Scottish Geodiversity Forum

A world-class visitor attraction – Scotland’s Landscape, fashioned by geology

 

25-26 November | Halle, Germany

Landesamt für Geologie und Bergwesen Sachsen-Anhalt (LAGB), Landesanstalt für Landwirtschaft, Forsten und Gartenbau (LLFG)

Schwarzerde & Co. - Die Böden Sachsen-Anhalts unter Beobachtung

 

26 November | London, United Kingdom

British Society of Soil Science

Celebrating a New Era for British Soil Science - 2015 Annual Meeting

 

27 November | Wageningen, The Netherlands

Alterra Wageningen UR, Wageningen UR

Seminar on smart fertilization and soil quality

 

28 November | Velp, The Netherlands

Jaar van de Bodem

Integrale landschapsontwikkeling, with presentation of Mark Shepard, author of ‘Restoration Agriculture’

 

29 November-3 December | Prague, Czech Republic

Institute of Microbiology of the ASCR

Ecology of Soil Microorganism 2015

 

December 2015

1 December | Paris, France

Ministère de l'agriculture, de l'agroalimentaire et de la forêt

Day of Agriculture at COP21 / Launch of the 4p1000 initiative

 

1 December | Freising, Germany

Bayerische Landesanstalt für Landwirtschaft (LfL)

Damit der Boden nicht unter die Räder kommt

 

1 December | Paris, France

Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD)

Gestion durable des terres et séquestration du carbone en Afrique Sub-Saharienne

 

1 December | Paris, France

French Ministry of Agriculture, Agrifood, and Forestry

Launch of the 4 per 1000 initiative - Soils for Food Security and Climate 

 

1 December | Paris, France

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD), ADEME, Institut national de la recherche agronomique (INRA), WWF

Alimentation durable et changement climatique

 

1 December | Paris, France

ACF, Coordination Sud

L'agroécologie, voie incontournable pour l'atténuation du changement climatique et l'adaptation des populations paysannes

 

1 December | Paris, France

World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Launch of the Low Carbon Technology Partnerships initiative (LCTPi) Action Plan for Climate-Smart Agriculture

 

1 December | Paris, France

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Agriculture Action Day under the Lima-Paris Action Agenda

 

1 December | Paris, France

Joint Research Centre (JRC)

Assessing transparency and ambition in the land use sector

 

1 December | Paris, France       

Joint Research Centre (JRC)

Soil and land for climate change mitigation and adaptation

 

1-2 December | Linz, Austria

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Landwirtschaftlicher Versuchsanstalten (ALVA)

2. Linzer Kontaminantentagung - Pollutants along the production chain of feed and food

 

2 December | Paris, France

Research program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)

Colombia tackles climate change: Forests, agriculture and land use in a national green growth vision

 

2 December | Paris, France

Africa Climate-Smart Agriculture Alliance et. al.

Partnering to scale-up climate-smart agriculture in Africa: from policy to tangible impact

 

2-3 December 2015 | Bristol, United Kingdom

British Society of Soil Science (BSSS)

Agricultural land classification course

 

2-4 December | Rome, Italy

Italian Society of Soil Science

40th National Congress of the Italian Society of Soil Science

 

3 December | Sankt Pölten, Austria

Landesmuseum Sankt Pölten

‘Malen mit den Farben der Erde’

 

3 December | Milan, Italy

Centro di Ricerca sui Consumo di Suolo (CRCS), Istituto Nazionale di Urbanistica, Legambiente

Presentazione Rapporto CRCS 2016

 

3 December | Vienna, Austria

Bundesforschungszentrum für Wald

Screening of the documentary ‘The Symphony of the Soil’ and discussion with experts

 

3 December | Paris, France

Ministère de l’Ecologie, du Développement Durable et de l’Energie (MEDDE), Ministère de l’Agriculture, de l’Agroalimentaire et de la Forêt (MAAF)

Colloque de la Journée Mondiale des Sols 2015 - Les sols et le climat

 

3 December | Paris, France

Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy of France, (Ministère de l’Ecologie, du Développement Durable et de l’Energie - MEDDE), Ministry of Agriculture of France (Ministère de l’Agriculture - MAAF)

Les sols et le climat

 

4 December 2015-31 January 2016 | Leuven, Belgium

Soil Science Society of Belgium

Africa Soils 2015 Exhibition

 

4 December | Berlin, Germany

Representation of Schleswig-Holstein in Berlin

Celebration of World Soil Day and announcement of the Soil of the Year 2016

 

4 December | Brussels, Belgium

European Commission, DG Environment, Brussels Capital, Flanders and Wallonia regions

Closing event of the 2015 International Year of Soils "Healthy soil for healthy life"

 

4 December | Turin, Italy

Istituto per le Piante da Legno e l’Ambiente (IPLA), Regione Piemonte

IPLA World Soil Day 2015

 

4 December | Pertosa, Italy

Musei Integrati dell'Ambiente (MIdA)

Vernissage of The Soil Museum

 

4 December | Rome, Italy

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

World Soil Day celebration / Closure of the International Year of Soils 2015: ‘Soils: a solid ground for life’

 

4 December | Torino, Italy

Istituto per le Piante da Legno e l’Ambiente (IPLA)

Suolo, impatto antropico e sostenibilità ambientale

 

4 December | Wageningen, The Netherlands

Nederlandse Bodemkundige Vereniging (NBV), ISRIC World Soil Information

Bodemdata - Nieuwe ontwikkelingen en toepassingen

 

4 December | Paris, France

Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)

COP21 Africa pavilion: Scaling up innovative approaches to climate-smart agriculture in Africa

 

4 December | Paris, France

Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), East African Community (EAC)

Taking forward the implementation of national climate-smart agriculture programmes in East Africa

 

4 December | Copenhagen, Denmark

Danish Minimum Tillage Association (Foreningen for Reduceret jordbearbejdning I DanmarK - FRDK)

World Soil Day celebration

 

4 December | Paris, France

Copa-Cogeca

Agriculture and climate change

 

4 December | Paris, France

Fondation Nature et Découvertes

Université de la Terre

 

4-13 December | Athens, Greece

Naturefriends Greece

3 actions for the soils

 

5 December | Rathenow, Germany

Grüne Brücke

Erster Humustag - Der Boden unter unseren Füßen - vom Umgang mit unserer wichtigsten Ressource

 

5 December | Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Super Soils

 

5 December | Wiesbaden, Germany

Hessisches Landesamt für Umwelt und Geologie (HLUG)

Fotowettbewerb ‘Den Boden gesehen’ (Ceremony and presentation of the winners of photo contest)

 

5 December | Canterbury, United Kingdom

Ecology Research Group (ERG) of the Life Sciences section at Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) 

ERG Conference 2015 - Advances in Ecological Research and Soil Sustainability

 

5 December | Paris, France

Association Française pour l'Etude du Sol (AFES)

Colloque Académie des Sciences - Académie d’Agriculture sur les sols

 

5 December | Worldwide

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

World Soil Day 2015: 'Soils a solid ground for life'

 

5 December | Paris, France

Muséum national d'histoire naturelle

Sols, Biodiversité et Climat

 

5 December | Stroud, United Kingdom

Touchstone collaborations, British Society of Soil Science, Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World, Biodynamic Association

Celebrate World Soil Day at Hawkwood College

 

5 December | Rome, Italy

Joint Research Centre

La vita sotto i nostri piedi

 

5 December | Paris, France

COP 21 Global Landscapes Forum / German Pavilion

Soil matters and is a key element in climate smart agriculture

 

5 December | Paris, France

Association pour la Promotion d'une Agriculture Durable (APAD)

Soil fertility and climate: worldwide challenges for soil conservation agriculture development

 

5-6 December | Paris, France

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), UNEP, CIFOR

Global Landscapes Forum - Launching the new climate and development agenda

 

6 December | Paris, France

Association pour la Promotion d'une Agriculture Durable (APAD)

Visit a French farm practicing conservation agriculture

 

7 December | Vienna, Austria

International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Celebration of International Year of Soils 2015 - Achievements and Future Challenges

 

7 December | Paris, France

Joint Research Centre (JRC)

LULUCF and REDD+ forest potential in the climate policy framework

 

8 December | Paris, France

Joint Research Centre (JRC), ADEME

Soil, an ally for climate mitigation

 

8 December | Paris, France

Association Française pour l'Étude du Sol (AFES)

Colloque : Empreinte des climats et des hommes dans les sols et paléosols

 

8 December | Cracow, Poland

Agricultural University of Cracow, Muzeum Gleb

Seminar on soils in Asian desert regions - ‘Gleby środowisko i krajobrazy pustyń i półpustyń Azji - Tybet’

 

8 December | Nossen, Germany

Sächsisches Landesamt für Umwelt, Landwirtschaft und Geologie (SMUL), Thüringer Landesanstalt für Landwirtschaft (TLL)

50 Jahre Dauerversuche L28 in Methau, Spröda, Bad Salzungen

 

8 December | Osnabrück, Germany

Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU), Rat für Nachhaltige Entwicklung

Wettbewerb "BodenWertSchätzen" - Preisverleihung (Soil judging competition - Award ceremony)

 

8-10 December | Rauischholzhausen, Germany

Justus Liebig Universität Giessen

2nd International Workshop ‘Soil Organic Matter Balance methods as practice-applicable tools for environmental impact assessment and farm management support’

 

10 December | Schneverdingen, Germany

Alfred Toepfer Akademie für Naturschutz (NNA), Bundesverband Boden (BVB)

Perspektiven für den Bodenschutz in Norddeutschland - Auf dem Weg zu spezifischen Bodenschutzprogrammen

 

10 December | Görlitz, Germany

Senckenberg Museum für Naturkunde

Kupfer im Boden - ökotoxikologische und bodenökologische Effekte (Copper in the soil - ecotoxicological and ecological effects)

 

10 December | Stockholm, Sweden

Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative

Odlingsjordarna hotas - vad gör vi? (Soils are increasingly threatened – What should we do?)

 

10 December | Paris, France

CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS); International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)

COP21 side event: Carbon sequestration and agriculture

 

10-11 December | Cambridge, United Kingdom

International Fertiliser Society

2015 IFS Agronomic Conference

 

11 December | Utrecht, The Netherlands

Initiatief Bewust Bodemgebruik, Werkgroep Jaar van de Bodem

TerrAgenda (International Year of Soils 2015 closing event)

 

15 December | Gembloux, Belgium

Greenwal, Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech

Savez-vous planter des choux… en ville ?

 

2016

9-13 May 2016 | Wageningen, The Netherlands

ISRIC World Soil Information

Spring school on mapping and assessment of soils

 

17-22 July 2016 Istanbul, Turkey

European Confederation of Soil Science Societies (ECSSS)

http://www.eurosoil2016istanbul.org/