The International Union of Soil Sciences
The Italian Society of Soil Science
The City of Florence
invite you for the
Centennial Celebration and Congress of the
International Union of Soil Sciences
May 19-21, 2024
100 years of soil science
and future challenges
The custodian of soil science will celebrate its centennial contribute to the nature and human wellbeing in 2024.
The event will also empower the linkages with different disciplines, policy makers, stakeholders, institutions, and associations to effectively address civil society needs within agriculture, forestry, environment, urban planning, energy, education, and other societal issues.
The celebration will occur on May 19th and will be followed by two intense days of congress, with plenary and parallel scientific sessions. Both soil scientists and specialists from other disciplines will participate to each session, focusing on past achievements and future challenges.
The congress will be followed by technical/scientific excursions that will range from short local to long trips, spanning from Alps to Sicily.
A pre-congress visit to Villa Lubin in Rome, the historical place where the IUSS was founded, is scheduled on May 18th.
We are looking forward to welcoming you in Italy,