5th international conference on Soil, Bio- and Eco-Engineering SBEE 19-25 June 2021

As in the preceding SBEE conference series, we will bring together researchers, practitioners, geotechnical and civil engineers, biologists, ecologists, geomorphologists and foresters to discuss current problems in soil-resource sustainability, soil erosion and slope-stability research, and how to address these problems using soil, bio- and eco-engineering techniques.

19.06.2021 until 25.06.2021 – Main conference: Museum of natural history, Bernastrasse 15, 3005 Bern, Switzerlarnd | Tool and practical courses: BFH-HAFL, Länggasse 85, 3052 Zollikofen, Switzerland.

Conference topics include:

  • Root-soil interactions and distribution
  • Root reinforcement
  • Soil erosion and conservation
  • Riverbank and coastline protection measures
  • Slope stability modelling
  • Effects of vegetation on hillslope hydrology
  • Bioengineering, ecology and biodiversity
  • Eco-DRR measures, protection forests, and soil bioengineering
  • Risk management and decision support systems
  • Benefits and liabilities in slope and erosion control
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The image showing the aftermath of a mudslide around the capital city of Freetown in Sierra Leone on August 14, 2017.

Factsheet

  • Start date 19.06.2021
  • End date 25.06.2021
  • Place Main conference: Museum of natural history, Bernastrasse 15, 3005 Bern, Switzerlarnd | Tool and practical courses: BFH-HAFL, Länggasse 85, 3052 Zollikofen, Switzerland.
  • Status Early-bird registration: Those who register for the event by April 30th will be able to take advantage of a discount on the ticket.
  • Costs Conference fee in Bern: CHF 500 (late registration: 650) | Online conference fee: CHF 250 (late registration: 350) |Conference dinner: CHF 60 | Pre-conference courses: CHF 150 (late registration: 200) | Excursions: CHF 150 | Post-conference courses: CHF 250 (late registration: 350)

Contact

Accommodation

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