Inter-Congress 2024

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Congress Theme: Soil Health for Future Generations
Host City: Nanjing
Congress Venue: International Youth Convention Hotel
Date: October 2024
Expected Number of Attendees: Approximately 120-160 EC members and representatives from each national society

Organizing Committee


Zhang Jiabao

Vice Chairs

Song Xin


Shen Renfang

Luo Yongming

Zhang Fusuo

Jia Zhongjun

Yan Xiaoyuan

Zhu Yongguan

Zhang Ganlin

Peng Xinhua

Xu Jianming

Zhu Chunwu

Zhang Ying

Wang Fang

Huang Yuanfang

Wu Yonghong



Jiming Temple
Jiming Temple
Qinhuai River
Qinhuai River
Xuanwu Lake
Xuanwu Lake
Nanjing Sifang Art Museum
Nanjing Sifang Art Museum

Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China


As a port on Yangtze River, Nanjing is a major industrial city and communication center where the Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Soil Science Society of China are located.

This cosmopolitan vibe is well-complemented by a diverse set of attractions that provide both learning and recreation opportunities. Among the most culturally-enriching places, you can visit the Jiming Temple, Xuanwu Lake, Qinhuai River and Nanjing Sifang Art Museum.

Nanjing Lukou International Airport (©njiairport)
Nanjing Lukou International Airport (©njiairport)
China High-Speed Train
China High-Speed Train

Travel Information


It is easy to get to Nanjing by bullet train and air as it is one of the China’s key transport centers. There is Nanjing Lukou International Airport serving to 78 domestic cities and 35 international cities, 2 bullet train stations, Nanjing Railway Station and Nanjing South Railway Station connecting Nanjing with most cities in China, 11 metro lines in operation providing a fastest and safest way to travel around Nanjing.


Nanjing to Beijing
● 54 high-speed trains and bullet trains per day
● 3.0 hours - 5 hours

Nanjing to Shanghai
● 223 high-speed trains and bullet trains per day
● 1.0 hour - 2.5 hours

Nanjing International Youth Convention Hotel
Nanjing International Youth Convention Hotel
Nanjing International Youth Convention Hotel
Nanjing International Youth Convention Hotel
Poly Grand Centre
Poly Grand Centre
Golden Concert Hall 
Golden Concert Hall 



The conference venue is International Youth Convention Hotel, an iconic convention center in Nanjing. Featuring complimentary parking, an indoor swimming pool and a wellness area, 5-star International Youth Convention Hotels is set just a 10-minute walk away from Nanjing International Expo Center in Nanjing. The hotel is set in Jian Ye district and features an Asian restaurant.


The hotel is about 10 minutes by car from Wanda Plaza. The Memorial of the Nanjing Massacre is reachable within a 15-minute ride.




There are about 14 four-star and five-star hotels, and 107 chain hotels surrounding the Venue, offering a total of over 10,000 rooms. 


International Youth Convention Hotel

Contact Us


International Cooperation Working Committee, Soil Science Society of China


Edoardo Costantini

Registration: October 20, 2024
Meeting: October 21-24, 2024

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