• Discover Bioengineering

    Creative challenges and diverse opportunities abound. There is something for everyone in ag and bio engineering, let's discover what is amazing about this profession...

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    Students from Biosystems, Civil, Nursing and Architecture worked at an elementary school in Honduras on a rainwater collection system, water filtration system, irrigation for a school garden, teaching classes in health and other construction projects.

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  • A Professional Society

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The President's Words

Published in Summer 2014 Perspectives Newsletter

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    For those of us who like a challenge, there has never been a better time to be alive! Humanity is facing some of the most "wicked" challenges in our existence. These challenges are intimately entwined with issues of biology and technology. Over the next few decades, the human race will transition out of our current brief but explosive phase of growth in population and resource consumption. We must find a way to squeeze humanity’s growing demand for food, fiber, and fuel within the Earth’s capacity for sustainable production, while maintaining the health and diversity of the biosphere. Now and going forward we are determining, by our decisions and actions, whether the transition to sustainability will be smooth and pleasant or abrupt and unpleasant. To tip the scales in favor of a pleasant transition will require the efforts of very many clever people who understand both biology and technology. Fortunately, those…
    Written on Thursday, 18 September 2014 12:00

Featured Events

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada is proud to be hosting the 2015 Canadian Society for BioEngineering Conference and Annual General Meeting from July 5th to 8th, 2015.


The symposium abstract submission deadline was October 31, 2014.
Registration are now open:


May 25-27, 2015. Hotel OMNI Mont-Royal, Montréal, QC

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Call For Papers
ASABE 2015 Annual International Meeting July 26-29, 2015
New Orleans, Louisiana

Submit your Abstract HERE
Abstract Submission Deadline:: DECEMBER 19, 2014

For more meeting information, visit the Official ASABE Annual Meeting Website

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World Needs BioEng

Source: University of Manitoba

Source: ASABE

Featured Events in July / Événement marquant en juillet 2014


La Société canadienne de génie agroalimentaire et de bioingénierie (CSBE/SCGAB) remercie ses trois commanditaires majeurs lors de la conférence annuelle tenue à Montréal du 13 au 16 juillet 2014 : le Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation du Québec (MAPAQ), le ministère de l’agriculture, de l’alimentation et des affaires rurales de l’Ontario (MAAARO) et MacDon Industries. La conférence conjointe avec la Société américaine de génie agroalimentaire (ASABE) a réuni 1607 participants provenant de 35 pays, dont 1063 Américains, 264 Canadiens, 115 Chinois, 44 Coréens du sud et 21 Brésiliens. Plus de 1000 communications techniques y ont été présentées en ingénierie appliquée à l’agriculture, l’alimentation et l’environnement. La Société remercie ses commanditaires et les nombreux bénévoles qui ont contribué au succès de cet événement.

The Canadian Society for Bioengineering (CSBE/SCGAB) thanks its three major sponsors during its annual meeting held in Montréal on July 13-16, 2014: the Québec Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (MAPAQ), the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) and MacDon Industries. The conference, organized jointly with the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE), was attended by 1,607 participants from 35 countries, including 1,063 Americans, 264 Canadians, 115 Chinese, 44 South Koreans and 21 Brazilians. More than 1,000 technical papers were presented on engineering applied to agriculture, food and the environment. The Society thanks its sponsors and numerous volunteers who contributed to a highly successful conference.