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The XXII International N Workshop 2024 in Aarhus set to tackle the global nitrogen dilemma

Aarhus University is gearing up to host the XXII International N Workshop on 17th to 21st June 2024, bringing together global experts to confront the pressing issue of the global nitrogen dilemma. With the theme "Resolving the Global Nitrogen Dilemma - Opportunities and Challenges," the five-day conference aims to explore the delicate balance between managing nitrogen inputs for crop productivity and nutrition and mitigating nitrogen losses to safeguard the environment and ensure food security.

[Translate to English:] XXII International N Workshop afholdes i Søauditorierne i juni i år. Photo: Ida Marie Jensen - AU Foto

The conference, organised by a committee from Aarhus University, including Diego Abalos, Jørgen E. Olesen, Klaus Butterbach-Bahl, and Hanne Lakkenborg Kristensen, promises an intellectually stimulating program. Participants will delve into six regular and three special sessions, featuring seven compelling keynote presentations and two engaging roundtable discussions. Field trials and research facility visits will provide a practical dimension to the discussions. You can see the preliminary program here.  

Noteworthy keynote speakers 

The lineup of keynote speakers includes experts such as Wim de Vries from Wageningen University, Ute Skiba from UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, and Adrian Leip from the European Commission, covering topics from spatial variation in nitrogen impacts to the role of nitrogen in the food systems and bioeconomy transformation.  

Find the full list of keynote speakers here.  

You have the opportunity to contribute 

Researchers worldwide are invited to contribute to the conference by submitting abstracts. The extended deadline for abstract submission is the 15th of March 2024. Abstracts can be submitted here

Register now at early bird rates 

Registration for the XXII N Workshop is now open, with early bird rates available until the 30th of April 2024. Interested participants can secure their spots here

More about the XXII International N Workshop 

The XXII International N Workshop serves as a pivotal platform for global experts and researchers to address the challenges posed by the global nitrogen dilemma. The conference aims to facilitate knowledge sharing, collaboration, and the exploration of sustainable nitrogen management practices. 

For more information visit our website here. You will be able to find more information about the conference, the program, speakers and deadlines for registration, as well as links to accommodations, practical information and learn more about the city of Aarhus.  


Senior researcher Diego Abalos, Department of Agroecology, Aarhus University.
Email: nworkshop2024@agro.au.dk