.Joined Conference of the German Soil Science Society (DBG) and the Soil Science Society of Switzerland (BGS) 2019

The conference will take place in Bern from the 24th of August until the 29th of August, 2019.

The theme of the conference is: Soil-Richness and Soil-Landscapes.

Besides the Geographical Institute of the University of Bern the University of Basel, the following institutions will host the conference:  l’Université Lausanne, the University of Zurich, the University of Applied Sciences for Agriculture, Forestry and Nutrition Technology (HAFL), the Agroscope, the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL), the special department for soil protection in Zurich, the administration of Agriculture and Nature (LANAT), pro natura and the Federal Office of Agriculture (BLW).

The convention rooms are all in the main building of the University of Bern, parallel sessions will be guaranteed.

To strengthen the practical skills of soil science, a soil contest will be organized (see SOIL CONTEST).

Convenors: Mrs. Prof. Dr. Sandra Spielvogel, Prof. Dr. Heinz Veith

President of the Soil Science Society of Switzerland:
President BGS
Dr. Sophie Campiche
Chemin de l’Ochettaz 12
1025 Saint-Sulpice4
sophie [dot] campicheatenvibiosoil [dot] ch


BGS Office
Beatrice Kulli & Simon Amrein
c/o Zürcher Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften
Institut für Umwelt und natürliche Ressourcen
Forschungsgruppe Bodenökologie
8820 Wädenswil
bgs [dot] gsatsoil [dot] ch
Tel. 058 934 53 55