Day of the Young Soil Scientist 2024

Dear all,

In good tradition the Belgian Soil Science Society is yet once more organizing its ‘Young Soil Scientist Day‘ where we offer a forum to starting researchers in both fundamental and applied soil science. Open to young (MSc & PhD-students and young post-docs) working at a Belgian Academic or Research Institute. Following last year’s successful edition we hope to see many of you back and welcome new faces of course as well. See the below link to register and find more info on abstract submission.

An update: 42 registrants & program provided below. Find the book of abstracts here below!


  • A full day of talks and poster presentations by young soil scientists
  • Best oral presentation and best poster receive awards
  • Coffee breaks & sandwich lunch included in registration fee

When & Where?

Date 15/03/2024: 8h30h-17h00

Venue: Royal Academy, Hertogstraat 1, Brussels – The Rubens room (Oral presentations) & The Atrium (Posters & coffee)



Register for the DYSS 2024 as presenter or regular attendee and meet your fellow soil scientists. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to exchange, learn and network. Price depends on member status.


Give your preference of oral or poster presentation. There is no limit to the number of poster presentations. MSc. thesis students are warmly encouraged to make a poster on their actual thesis work, with special attention to the research question they are trying to answer + the methods of their research.

Deadline for submitting abstracts is February 26nd 2024.

Submission: send your abstract to with the following your e-mail heading DYSS2024_Name_Given Name

Format Language: English & max 300 words, Use the following template

A decision on acceptance for oral or poster presentation will be communicated to you in the first week of March.