Conference Education Sessions

One of the major activities of the Soil Education Committee is the organization of education sessions at the CSSS Annual Meetings

Below is a list of past conference sessions, session topics, and keynote speakers. Minutes of the annual Soil Education Committee meetings can be accessed by clicking on the date in the last column.

Date & Location

Session Topic & Keynote Speaker

SEC Minutes

2021: Charlottetown, PEI (Virtual)

Soil Science Education in a COVID World


2019: Saskatoon, SK

Terry Tollefson Memorial Session on Soil Education
(Marilyn Poitras, Wiyasiwewin Mikiwahp Native Law Centre, University of Saskatchewan)


2018: Niagara Falls, ON

General Soil Science
(Dr. Dan Pennock; University of Saskatchewan)


2017: Peterborough, ON

Promoting soil: Communicating the importance and value of what lies beneath
(Dr. Andrea Buchholz; University of Guelph)


2016: Kamloops, BC

Experiential Learning in Soil and Environmental Sciences
(Dr. Sean Maw; University of Saskatchewan)


2015: Montreal, QC

Soil Science Education and Outreach
(Dr. Doug Hayhoe; Tyndale University College)


2014: Banff, AB

Introduction to Soil Science: A True Frontier of Soil Science
(Inaugural meeting of the Soil Education Committee)


2013: Winnipeg, MB

Teaching and Training in Soil Science: Part 1 & 2

2011: San Antonio, TX

Innovations in Soil Science Education

2010: Saskatoon, SK

Soil Science Education and Raising Awareness

2008: Prince George, BC

Innovations in Teaching Soil Science