August 27, 2018 - August 31, 2018


Second International Young Scientists Forum on Soil and Water Conservation and ICCE symposium 2018 "Climate Change Impacts on Sediment Dynamics: Measurement, Modelling and Management”

2nd IYFSWC will address

  • Challenges/actions of soil and water management in the changing world
  • Mechanism/processes and modeling of soil degradation
  • Innovation of technology of soil and water conservation
  • Ecological restoration and regional sustainable development
  • How to play the roles of youth in soil and water conservation

Conference program will include:

  •  Plenary lectures by keynote speakers – internationally recognized scientists
  •  Oral and poster thematic sessions
  •  Field excursion to the World largest hydro-technical projects – water transfer from Volga River to Moscow city
  •  Cultural program in Moscow
  •  Post-conference tours to the cities of Saint-Petersburg and Kazan
  •  Extra-program – special thematic part-time courses for young scientists . The participants of the workshops will get certificate of Moscow State University

Outstanding Youth Paper Award
The World Association of Soil and Water Conservation (WASWAC) will select 10 papers as Outstanding Youth Paper Award from the presentations submitted by young people who is not older than 40 years by the end of 2018. Each awardee will win $1000 (USD) prize and may get some reduction of expenses during the Forum. The awarded paper will published in the journal International Soil and Water Conservation Research(ISWCR) which is hosted by Elsevier (more information at:

Lomonosov Moscow State University ( Email address:
World Association of Soil and Water Conservation (WASWAC) ( Email address:

International Commission on Continental Erosion (ICCE) of International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) 
World Large rivers Initiative 
Inter-university council on Fluvial and soil erosion research 

Conference e-mail:

Visit the IYFSWC website for more information.

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