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VIRTUAL EVENT from MAY 11 to 14 2021

Given the global and local situation related to COVID-19, the CIGR 2020 Local Organizing Committee has decided to hold the event in virtual mode from May 11 to 14, 2021. We are currently in the development phase of the virtual program.


Guidelines to transfer your abstract

Register  now

You have until April 10, 2021 to transfer your contribution and register to the conference to secure your place in the program. See our Continuity plan for more information about contributions and registrations transfer. NO NEW SUBMISSION WILL BE ACCEPTED.

General program

Armand Blanc Prize

The Armand Blanc Prize is Awarded to a young professional for the best paper presented by the author at a CIGR World Congress or International Conference.  The Prize consists of a certificate recognizing the awardee and US$2000.00. You have until April 15, 2021 to submit your extended abstract.

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Goal of the Event

The primary goal of this conference is to bring together the elite scientists from all over the world, and to provide an unique forum for exchange on agricultural and biosystems challenges and opportunities.


The CIGR 2020 conference will offer plenary and technical sessions that cover soils, water, environment, biology, bioprocessing, precision farming, big data in agriculture, machinery, building, environemental systems, energy, waste management and conversion, and interdisciplinary challenges.

Target Audience

We expect to bring together engineers, scientists, agronomists, and technicians from different fields of today's research. If you are interested in the latest engineering developments in agriculture, environment, food and water security, clean energy, and social farming amongst others, don't miss this conference!

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Host Organizations

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Important dates

As the event has been postponed to May 11-14, 2021, we have modified the calendar of important dates. Please be aware that the organizing committee will have less flexibility to extend these deadlines, so please respect them.

 Abstract submission deadline February 1, 2021
 Notification of acceptance February 15, 2021
Paper and presentation submission opening March 3, 2021
Registration opening (virtual conference rates) March 3, 2021
Author registration deadline April 10, 2021
Paper submission deadline April 10, 2021
Final program online April 24, 2021
Presentation submission deadline May 1, 2021
 Virtual Conference May 11-14, 2021