Application for the Young Soil Scientist Research Presentation Competition

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Are you a young researcher (MSc/PhD student)? And are you ready to explain your research to a broad audience in just 10 minutes? Then apply for our Young Soil Scientist Research Presentation Competition! On Tuesday 14th March 2020, from 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm, we offer 5 young researchers the opportunity to present their work to conference participants and other interested people.
Your presentation will be assessed by a jury and the winner awaits a nice prize. Do not miss this opportunity!

  • Registered as participant of the SSSN-COAL CITY 2020 by November 30th, 2019
  • MSc student or PhD candidate at the time of registration
  • Motivated to present your research to a broad audience in ten minutes
  • Able and willing to be present in SSSN-COAL CITY 2020 in the late afternoon/evening (exact time to be announced) of Tuesday 14th March, 2019
  • Priority will be given to those PhD and MSc students that have not been assigned an oral presentation during a plenary or parallel session

What do we offer?

  • The opportunity to present your research in 10 minutes on Tuesday March14th, 2019
  • Feedback from the jury on your presentation.
  • A refund of the conference fee for the 5 participants selected, generously sponsored.
  • A briefing session for selected candidates on the day of presentation
  • A prize for the winner


  • When registering, indicate on the form that you are interested in participating in the young scientist research presentation competition.
  • Note that registration for the competition is only possible during Early Bird registration for the conference, i.e. before January 30th 2020.
  • You will receive further information on how to submit your application from us
  • We will select 5 candidates from the submitted applications. These candidates are offered a training session and will present their research on Tuesday March 14th


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