The Symposium programme will consist both of plenary and parallel sessions for oral presentations and poster sessions. Oral and poster contributions will carry equal scientific status, and posters will have a truly vital role in fostering discussions among participants.


Plenary Talks

For the plenary talks, maximum speaking time is 35 minutes. 5 minute discussion period is scheduled after each invited talk for questions and discussion.

Oral Presentation

Oral Presentations will be limited to 15 minutes, allowing additional 5 minutes for discussion. Please submit your Power Point presentation at the registration desk one day before presentation.

Speakers are kindly requested to stay within the allocated time. Session chairs are kindly requested to ensure, that the sessions will progress according the timetable.

Poster Session

Participants are encouraged to display the posters on Monday morning and to keep them on display until Thursday evening. Special poster session will be held on Tuesday afternoon. The poster boards will be of standard size (A0, portrait) orientation.


A special issue of the selected papers from ISEB22 participants will be published in Geomicrobiology Journal and potentially in the Journal of Soils and Sediments in 2016. All oral and poster presenters at ISEB22 are eligible for the paper submission. The content of the papers should be within the field of biogeochemistry. The deadline for the submission is December 31, 2015. Symposium registrants will receive this special issue as part of the registration fee.