The social activities at the conference are an important part of the conference, allowing you to catch up with other delegates between sessions. You can book for the following functions when registering.

Welcome Reception

Welcome to the 2019 SOM Symposium! This is the first social opportunity to catch up with your colleagues and sponsors and exhibitors of the Meeting.  The welcome reception also provides a great opportunity to meet delegates who are attending the symposium for the first time.

  • Date: Sunday 6th October 2019
  • Time: 1700-1900
  • Where: Gallery, Level 1, Hilton Adelaide
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Cost: Inclusive for full registrations and exhibitors, book during registration process.  Additional tickets can be purchased for AUD $60 by guests and day registrations.

Early Career Researcher Networking Event

Come along to meet and network with fellow early career scientists and hear career insights from leading international scientist Prof. Ingrid Kögel-Knabner, the President of Soil Science Australia Assoc. Prof. Luke Mosley, and Superstar of STEM Dr Samantha Grover.  Drinks and nibbles to follow!

The event is being sponsored and organised by Soil Science Australia. Interested students and early career researchers should indicate attendance during the symposium registration process.

  • Date: Monday 7th October 2019
  • Time: 1800-2000
  • Where: Ballroom A, Hilton Adelaide
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual

Symposium Dinner

The 2019 SOIL Symposium invite you to attend the Symposium dinner hosted at the National Wine Centre of Australia.The National Wine Centre of Australia, Adelaide is a truly special place to experience in its unique surroundings, nestled in the heart of the city’s Botanic Gardens.  As the home of the nation’s wine collection, the Centre offers wine lovers an unparalleled opportunity to learn more, and enjoy the rich diversity of varieties produced in Australia.

  • Date: Tuesday 8th October 2019
  • Time: 1900-2300
  • Where: National Wine Centre, Adelaide
  • Dress Code: After 5
  • Cost: Inclusive for full registrations, book during registration process. Additional tickets can be purchased by guests, exhibitors and day registrations for $130.


7th International Symposium
Soil Organic Matter

6 – 11 October 2019

Hilton Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia


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