By Tian Li, Jin Tian
Presently the second circular of LASOSU2021, including the call for abstracts, has been published on the website of LASOSU2021. As described in the circular, the due date for the abstract submission is 31 March, 2021.
The International Forum on Land Degradation, Soil Conservation and Sustainable Development, 2021 (LASOSU2021) will be held on 21-23 August 2021, in Dalian, China, to provide an avenue for scientists to discuss pressing issues on soil loss facing our profession and society. The forum is hosted by World Association of Soil and Water Conservation, Italian Association of Agricultural Engineering (Italy) and Soil Erosion Division, CSWCS (China), and organized by Dalian University of Technology (China) and University of Padova (Italy). Thirteen other famous institutes are also involved in co-organizing the conference, including Institute of Soil and Water Conservation (China), Beijing Normal University (China), Huazhong Agricultural University (China), Xi’an University of Technology (China), Italian Association for Soil and Water Bioengineering (Italy), Beijing Forestry University (China), Tsinghua University (China), Key Laboratory of Process and Control of Soil Loss on the Loess Plateau (China), Shandong Agricultural University (China), Southwest University (China) Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University (China), Yunnan University (China) Shandong Division, China Society for Soil and Water Conservation (China). The academic committee consists of 30 outstanding scientists in the field of soil conservation and sustainable development, of which 5 of them are academicians. Nine keynote sessions and 20 specific sessions will be held in the forum.
The website of LASOSU2021 is shown at:
http://meeting.dlut.edu.cn/meeting/list_en.asp?id=2710&nid=1511 (in English)
http://meeting.dlut.edu.cn/meeting/list.asp?id=2710&nid=1510 (in Chinese).
Editor: Li Xiang