DDD Conference

Learning From Drylands

A global effort towards ecosystem restoration

The 8th International Conference
November 27 - December 1, 2022

DDD2022 is coming!

We are now accepting abstracts 
Abstract submission deadline: 30 June 2022
Decisions will be available by 10 July 2022

Registration for Invited Speakers, BGU students and R&D can be performed via the link below.

Registration for those who wish to purchase tickets will be opened shortly.

5 days of scientific and policy sessions, workshops, and tours focusing on topics such as: Earth Observation, Ecology, Economics, Ecosystem Services, Education, Energy, Food, Health, Society and Water

45+ Sessions
200+ Speakers
20+ Countries


27 November 2022



Welcome Cocktail & Open Plenary Talk


30 November 2022

9:00 – 18:30

Full Day Professional Field Trips and Workshops:

– Agriculture/Dead Sea Tour

 – Practical Methods for Rainwater Harvesting and Watershed Management in Semi-Arid and Arid Regions Tour

– Healthy Placemaking Meets Climate Change: A Practical Seminar to Learn New Methodologies Using Case Studies


Social Event

Conference Venue

The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research are located at the Sede Boqer campus of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Situated at the edge of a scenic cliff overlooking the Biblical “Zin Valley” and adjacent to several spectacular national parks and nature reserves, the campus makes a breathtaking venue for an academic gathering.