Tea Bag Index symposium



20 and 21 February 2019

Two days filled with Talks, a lot of Tea-inspiration and opportunities to sit down with old and new TBI-enthusiasts to discuss decomposition and soil science.

Registration is now open! Follow the link here

Keynote speakers:

Ellen Dorrepaal (Climate Impacts Research Centre in Abisko): T.B.A

Elena Kinz (Open Science – Life Sciences in Dialogue in Vienna): workshop (Soil) Science communication

Planned discussion meetings:

Global decomposition patterns in warming experiments (Aim: meta-analysis)
Decomposition and microbial diversity (ALTER-net Initiative, Aim: collaborative manuscript)
TBI-experiences in different systems (registration during the symposium. Aim: review article)

Young researcher support went to:


Important dates:

21 November: Deadline young researcher application.
22 January: Deadline abstract submission (max 300 words, email it to email hidden; JavaScript is required).
22 January: Deadline applying for a subgroup meeting.
18 January: Deadline registration by invoice. After this only credit card or direct payment at the conference is possible.
10 February: Registration deadline.
20 and 21 February: TBI symposium 2019.

Practical information:

Conference fee is 800 SEK (incl. VAT), which covers lunches and a conference dinner on Wednesday.
More information on how to get to Umeå and where to stay can be found here.
Timetables of local busses (number 2, 5 or 8, airport bus nr80)
Map and directions to the venue ‘Uminova’ Tvistevägen 48, room Älgsalen.

Information about previous workshops by clicking on the pictures.

decay curves