27 Feb 2017
We are gradually approaching the date for the 41st Annual Conference of the soils science society of Nigeria slated to hold from the 13th to the 17th of March 2017 in Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi State. The theme of the conference is land degradation, sustainable soil management and food and nutrition security. The venue for the conference will be GUBI CAMPUS, ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA UNIVERSITY BAUCHI, BAUCHI STATE. This year’s conference will attract close to 1000 delegates from the private and public sectors inclusive of Agronomists, Agricultural Consultants, Manufacturers, Suppliers, Distributors, Traders, Journalists, Government Agencies, Venture Capitalists, Service providers and all those involved in optimizing crop yields and quality.
  While all bonafide members of the SSSN prepare to attend this unique conference, the under listed information should be taken into consideration;  
  1.  Conference registration                                   ₦  5,000.00
  2.  Annual dues                                                       ₦10,000.00
  3.  Field trip/lecture                                              ₦  1,000.00
Total                                                                        ₦16, 000.00  
  •       Undergraduate student’s conference registration                          ₦2,000.00
  •       Post Graduate student conference registration                                    ₦5,000.00
  •       Enrollment fee (for new members)                                                   ₦2,000.00
  •       Exhibition booth                                                                                   ₦10,000.00
  Members with outstanding Annual dues and NISS levy must clear-up their debts before they can qualify to register for this conference. Professors and Heads of Departments should endeavour to come along with their students as this conference will be a period of interaction and transmission of new ideas and knowledge.   In case of any enquiries, please contact the President, Prof. V. O. Chude on 08033154400.
  Also expected as invited guest will be;   Chief Host Barrister M. A. Abubakar – Bauchi State Governor Host Professor Saminu A. Ibrahim – Vice Chancellor, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi Special Guest of Honour Professor Rattan Lal – President, IUSS  Keynote Address Senator Heineken Lokpobiri (PhD. Leeds) – Honourable Minister of State for Agriculture  Lead Speakers Professor Ayoade Olayiwole Ogukunle – University of Ibadan Professor David N. Sasseville – AgriGuardian, USA Professor B. H. Usman – Executive Secretary, NCNE Professor A. M. Kundiri – Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Wukari
Goodwill Messages Mr. Sunday Edibo – Director of Agric, Land and Climate Change Mr. Thomas Etuh – President, FEPSAN Professor Ambrose Voh (Jr) – Acting Executive Secretary, ARCN Dr. Limamoulaye Cisse – OCP Africa Prof. Abubakar Rasheed – Executive Secretary, NUC The Managing Director – Indorama Premier Fertilizers and Polymers Limited   For the sake of ease especially for guest coming from outside Bauchi town, we have compiled a list of recommended hotels in Bauchi city and their various rates.
Discounts are available at Awalah Hotel, Chaba Guest Inn, DEC Hotel, Executive Nest, Wikki Hotels, Larena Hotel, Jamil Guest House and Destination Hotel Bauchi for registered delegates. Find attached Conference fliers for more information.   SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES! Interested in sponsorship to raise your company visibility? Contact us for the package available at sssn.atbu2017@gmail.com   PROUD SPONSORS:
  • Bauchi State Government
  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi
  • Indorama Premier Fertilizers and Polymers Limited
  BY HIS GRACE, WE WOULD GLORIFY GOD AND POP CHAMPAGNE ON ACCOUNT OF THE ASCENT OF THE NIGERIA INSTITUTE OF SOIL SCIENCE BILL INTO LAW BY THE ACTING PRESIDENT.