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With the COVID-19 virus being declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization, the Canada and Quebec governments have put in place several temporary mesures to limit the propagation including the interdiction to held events and Canada's border closing.  

As the situation is evolving very quickly and unpredictably, the Local Organizing Committee has decided to POSTPONE the event to MAY 10-14 2021.

Registration is closed until August 31, 2020. Abstract submission is re-open until February 1st, 2021.


Authors and registered participants, please see our Continuity Plan.

General program

Abstract and Paper

With the postponement of the event to 2021, we are extending the abstract submission period to February 1, 2021!

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Submit an abstract

Want to withdraw your abstract, see our Continuity Plan.

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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The province of Québec’s capital is also known to be one of the safest urban districts of the world. Québec City ranks first among Canadian destinations according to Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2017.

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Host Organizations

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Important dates

As the event has been postponed to May 10-14, 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.

Registration cancelation deadline (for those already registered) August 31, 2020
Registration opening August 31, 2020
 Abstract submission deadline February 1, 2021
 Notification of acceptance February 15, 2021
Paper submission opening February 15, 2021
Early bird deadline March 15, 2021
Author registration deadline April 15, 2021
Online registration deadline May 1, 2021
Final program online May 1, 2021
 Paper submission deadline May 5, 2021
 Conference May 10-14, 2021