SOILS 2017: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE SOIL MANAGEMENT

Event Code : SOIL2017 Venue Name : Parkcity Everly Hotel Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia Host Name : Coordinator Name : Date From : 2017-04-04

It is our great pleasure to announce an upcoming conference that will be jointly organized by the Malaysian Society of Soil Science (MSSS) and Universiti Putra Malaysia Bintulu Sarawak Campus (UPMKB). “SOILS” is an annual conference co-organized by the MSSS and a host organization that changes every year. For the 28th edition of “SOILS”, UPMKB as the host organization takes a leap by opening the conference to the international scientific community. Hence the “SOIL 2017: International Conference on Sustainable Soil Management (SOILS 2017)”. With a special interest in sustainable productivity, the theme for the conference is “Quality Soil Drives Productivity”.

SCOPES OF CONFERENCE

· Soil Genesis and Classification
· Soil Physics and Conversation
· Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management
· Soil Health and Microbes
· Management of Plantation Soils
· Management of Peat and other Wetland Soils
· Biofertilizer and Biochar Utilization for Land Improvement

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

· Academics
· Researchers
· Agronomists
· Agriculture consultants/advisors
· Individuals involved in agriculture resource management, land use planning and development, management and environmental policy
· Individuals with backgrounds other than the aforementioned groups above but are interested in sustainable soil management

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

Extended Abstract submission : 15 January 2017
Early Registration : On/Before 15 January 2017
Late Registration : After 15 January 2017

REGISTRATION

The Organizing Committee would like to cordially invite you and your related staff to register as a participant at the SOILS 2017. Get an exclusive 10 – 12% early birds discount for the registration on or before 15 January 2017. Additionally, registration fees will be waived for eligible participants (click here for more details).

We would also like to invite interested participants to complete the registration form attached in this announcement or on the conference website. The completed form and proof of payment shall be sent via e-mail to the secretariat at icssm2017@upm.edu.my

For more details and inquiries, feel free to contact the SOILS 2017 secretariat or browse our conference website and Facebook page: icssm2017. We look forward to seeing you at the conference in Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia next year!

Best regards



THE SOILS 2017 SECRETARIAT
Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Universiti Putra Malaysia Bintulu Sarawak Campus
97008 Bintulu, Sarawak
MALAYSIA

Tel: +60 16240057
Fax: +60 8685415
Website: http://www.msss.com.my/ soils2017
Facebook: icssm2017