Programme WSC 2017

Programme Wageningen Soil Conference 2017

Conference guide with detailed programme

Programme Schedule

Sunday August 27 - 18.00 hours:
Arrival/registration, ice-breaker with drinks and bites in Café Loburg, Wageningen City Center:

Monday August 28 - Full-day papers
Themes: Governance and Policy (morning); Climate Change (afternoon);
Drinks and bites in Restaurant The Spot, Orion Building - Free evening

Tuesday August 29 - Field trips, side events and Conference Dinner
Three different excursions (all day, see webpage Excursions and Side events) and one side event: Fertile Grounds Initiative side event (afternoon).
19.00 hours: Conference dinner in Restaurant H41, Wageningen City Center

Wednesday August 30 - Full-day papers
Themes: Water Resources (morning); Land Functions (afternoon)
17:15 hrs The Spot, Orion: Launch Soil Data Facility of the Global Soil Partnership - Drinks & Bites
Free evening

Thursday August 31 - Full-day papers
Themes: Biodiversity (morning); Food Security (afternoon)
Closing drinks and bites in Restaurant The Spot, Orion Building
Delegates depart

Launch Soil Data Facility - ISRIC Special Event, Wednesday, August 30

During this special event we would like to celebrate with you the fact that ISRIC – World Soil Information was elected to host the Soil Data Facility of the Global Soil Partnership.
We are proud to be trusted this important role by the Plenary Assembly of GSP and work closely together with the Pillar 4 Working Group and INSII to create a distributed soil information system to contribute to the a sustainable use of the global soil resources. For more info see the file below.