19th International Conference of
International Humic Substances Society

Humic Substances and Their Contribution to the Climate Change Mitigation

16-21 September 2018
Albena Resort, Bulgaria

Welcome address

Dear Scientists, Friends of Humic Matter,

It is my pleasure to invite you to participate in the 19-th International Humic Substances Society (IHSS) meeting that will take place from 16 to 21 September 2018 in Albena resort Bulgaria, located at the Black sea seaside, about 30 km North of Varna, the summer capital of Bulgaria and about 500 km Northeast of Sofia. It is a touristic place with an agreeable atmosphere offering remarkable sightseeing’s to historical and natural destinations.

It is a great honor for the Bulgarian Chapter to host the IHSS conference for the first time. We shall do our utmost to prepare an exciting scientific and social program for you and expect to have a successful conference widely attended by Academia and Industry. 
Scientists from universities and industries, all over the world, are encouraged to participate and make contributions to the conference - oral and poster presentations.

The conference is organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry of Bulgaria in collaboration with Agricultural Academy.

Participations in the exhibition, organized by the Local Organizing Committee, are welcome during the Conference.
Accompanying persons of our delegates are not forgotten and a carefully prepared program will be organized.

On behalf of the Organizing Committee I invite you to put the 19th IHSS conference on your agenda and I am looking forward to welcome you in Albena resort, 16-21 September 2018, Bulgaria.
Prof. Ekaterina Filcheva
President of the Bulgarian Chapter of IHSS


Conference registration and abstract submission opens          1 December 2017
Abstract submission deadline            30 March 2018   20 April 2018
Notification of acceptance 1 May 2018
Deadline for authors to register for the conference                            30 March 2018   20 April 2018
Early Bird Registration ends 30 March 2018   20 April 2018


Presentation of Dan Olk - updated 8 February

Book of Abstracts - updated 18 January

Words of Appreciation - updated 17 December

Guidelines for publishing in Silva Balcanica Journal HERE - updated 17 December

Opening and Plenary Lecture of Prof. Ekaterina Filcheva - updated 7 December

Presentation - Prof. Ahmet Tutar - updated 7 December

Presentation - Prof. Irina Perminova - updated 7 December

Presentation - Prof. Teodoro Miano - updated 12 November

Presentation - Prof. Yakov Kuzyakov - updated 12 November

Presentation - Prof. Lars Tranvik - updated 12 November

IHSS Pictures - updated 16 October

List of Participants - updated 27 September
IHSS 2018 Program - updated 11 September

List of Posters - updated 27 July

Presentations Instructions are available HERE
- 28 June

Early Bird registration deadline extended to 20 April 2018  - updated 4 April

Publication in Silva Balcanica Journal, Special Issue, is available for participants in IHSS 2018
- updated 27 March

The conference begins in: