Countdown to the Annual Meeting



Why submit an abstract?

Abstract submission is of vital importance to your research career, providing an opportunity to present and polish your science among Scientist, Professional, Educator & Student attendees. Imagine the brightest minds in international soil science evaluating, critiquing, and providing suggestions for your continued research as you step closer to publishing your work.

Submit your best research to the SSSA International Soils Meeting today to greatly impact the environmental science community tomorrow!


Webinar: Make Your Abstract Compelling
View this webinar, recorded on March 16, 2017, sponsored by the ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Career Center.
"Yes You Can ... Make Your Abstract Compelling!"
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Abstract Submissions will open May 15, 2018.

Early abstract deadline: July 24, 4:00 PM CDT
Final abstract deadline: August 7, 4:00 PM CDT
Program published online: Early October
Abstract editing deadline: Oct. 25*, 4:00 PM CDT
*This is the editing deadline for the printed program book and abstract flash drives. Edits can continue to be made for the online program and app.

Before beginning your abstract submission:
Read the Abstract Regulations and View Tips for Writing an Abstract.


Nonrefundable abstract fees for: May 15-July 24 July 25-Aug. 7
SSSA Professional Members/Nonmembers $50 $70

Graduate and Undergraduate Student Members*
*You must be a student member of the Societies.

$30 $50


Student Advisors: Your student must submit their own abstract. Students must be signed in as themselves in order to receive the discounted student abstract rate.
Promote your presentation with the International Soils Meeting Poster.

Membership Benefits

Not a member?  Join now for as little as $100, and receive all the benefits of membership.
Special membership rates are available for students, saving them an additional $20 in abstract fees*.   Join SSSA Now!

 *Student membership must be obtained prior to abstract submission to receive the student member abstract rate.
  The difference in the student member/nonmember rates 
will not be refunded if student membership is received after submission.