General Program

Download Final programme of IUSS Inter-Congress Meeting 2016


Saturday 19 Nov Arrival and accommodation Hotels – see accomodation
Sunday 20 Nov Arrival and accommodation IUSS Executive Committee Meeting (9am-5pm) Hotels – see accomodation Windsor Excelsior Hotel
Monday 21 Nov Opening /welcome reception 8am IUSS Council Meeting, 9am–5pm Windsor Excelsior Hotel
Tuesday 22 Nov Division Meeting, 8am–5pm Windsor Excelsior Hotel
Wednesday 23 Nov One-day symposium – 2018 theme, 8am–4pm; Tour to Convention Center 4pm-7pm; Dinner 8pm Windsor Excelsior Hotel; CC (To be confirmed)
Thursday 24 Nov IUSS Council Meeting,8am-5pm Windsor Excelsior Hotel
Friday 25 Nov IUSS Executive Committee Meeting, 8am–12noon Leave Rio Windsor Excelsior Hotel

One-Day Symposium

The theme for the World Congress of Soil Science in 2018, “SOIL SCIENCE: BEYOND FOOD AND FUEL”, will be the basis to start discussions and prepare the program for 2018.

One day Symposium Program
Reception 08:00-08:30 Registration (for nonmembers)
Open ceremony 08:30-09:00

IUSS, FAO and SBCS welcome
Rainer Horn (IUSS), Eduardo Mansur (FAO) and Fátima Moreira (SBCS)

Presentations 09:00-09:40 Soil science: beyond food and fuel - The world in perspective

Rattan Lal

09:40-10:20 Soil science: beyond food and fuel - Brazilian agriculture in perspective

Flavio Camargo

10:20-10:40 Coffee break
10:40-11:20 Beyond food and fuel: nexus to soil in space and time Erika Michéli
11:20-12:00 Beyond food and fuel: nexus to soil properties and processes Kazuyuki Inubushi
12:30-14:00 Lunch – Windsor Excelsior Restaurant
14:00-14:40 Beyond food and fuel: nexus to soil use and management Takashi Kosaki
14:40-15:20 Beyond food and fuel: nexus to Soil’s role in sustaining society and the environment Christian Feller
15:20-15:35 ICSU projects: cooperation and information Manuel Limonta, Director, ICSU Latin American
15:40-16:00 Closing the Symposium