|The 1st International Soil Judging Contest||June 5~7, 2014||08:00-17:00||Seogwipo-si (city), Jeju|
|Soil Parade||June 9, 2014||16:30-19:30||ICC 1F Parking Lot, Seaes Hotel & Nearby Hiking Trail|
|Ceremony for 20WCSS Opening& 90th Anniversary of the IUSS||June 9, 2014||08:10-10:00||Tamna A, 5F|
Integrated Soil Art and Film Program
|June 9~13, 2014||All Day||
Film screening: Tamna A / Room 203
Special Film Screening Event:
|June 10, 2014||19:00-21:00||
Tamna A, 5F
The 20WCSS will play host to the 1st International Soil Judging Contest in June 2014. This exciting initiative will give students from around the world an opportunity to mix with fellow soil science students, to experience volcanic soils and landscapes in a beautiful part of Korea, and to test their soil description and interpretation skills on the world stage. Be part of history by getting involved in this truly international event!
|Category||Type A||Type B||Type C|
|No. of rooms||10||8||2|
|Room type||2 beds||Floor type (Korean traditional type)||Two rooms with floor type (Korean traditional type)|
|Optimal||2 persons||4 persons||8 persons|
|Maximum||4 persons||6 persons||10 persons|
|price||60,000 won KR||60,000 won KR||120,000 won KR|
|Category||Type A||Type B|
|No. of rooms||30||10|
|Optimal||2 persons||4 persons|
|Maximum||4 persons||4 persons|
|price||110,000 won KR||140,000 won KR|
– teams of four students and one coach must be nominated by the relevant National Society by this date
The 20WCSS will be held in commemoration of the 90th anniversary of IUSS and plans to be full of special events, festivals, and culture, coupled with Soil Sciences.
After finishing the session on June 9 (Mon), There will be the Jeju Declaration on Soil by students. All participants will also have a chance to take a stroll along the pristine coast of the island. We encourage you to take advantage of the fresh breeze and natural beauty of Jeju while networking with old and new colleagues. There will be a beer party after parade. One complimentary beer will be provided and additional beer available at $ 5.
Two artistic events are being prepared for the 20WCSS : a soil film screening event and a soil art poster exhibition. The goal of this program is to bring together different areas of expertise, to inspire new opportunities for interdisciplinary ollaboration, and to expand the practical horizons of soil protection, communication, and education. A range of soil topics in narrative, documentary, fiction, and experimental film genres will be shown during the coffee breaks and lunch hours during the ongress. The main featured film is ‘Symphony of the Soil’ which focuses on the beauty and mystery of the ecosystems beneath our feet as well as environmental risks from over-development, climate change, and poor land management. This film will be shown on June 9, at 19:00. After the screening, there will be a talk with a filmmaker.