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.

Theme: Advances in Smart Concrete

The organising committee is delighted to invite you to the 9th Symposium on Cement Based Materials for a Sustainable Agriculture (CSA). The symposium will be held simultaneously with the 5th International Conference of the CIGR.

For more information on abstract submission and deadlines, see the Author Guidelines.

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The scientific program will include plenary sessions on crack control in Agricultural structure and specific sessions on the following topics:

  • Concrete deterioration
  • Self repairing concrete
  • Green additive
  • Carbon sequestration
  • Self cleaning concrete
  • Anti-bacterial concrete for livestock building
  • LCA and concrete used in sustainable farm building
  • Non-traditional application for concrete in agriculture
  • Non-structural green element

Local organizing committee

Chair: Stéphane Godbout, eng. Agr, Ph.D.

Vice-chairs: Heiko Georg, Lorie Hamelin, Joahnn Palacios et Ahmed Soliman

Contact person:

Dr. Stéphane Godbout
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IRDA, 2700 rue Einstein
Quebec City, Qc, Canada