Perspectives Newsletter Fall 2018
Vol. 41, no.3 / Posted on Dec. 15, 2018

Biosystems for clean technology and low carbon economy

The 2019 Annual General Meeting of the CSBE will be held in Beautiful Vancouver July 14-17, 2019. The venue for the meeting will be at the University of British Columbia with on campus housing and accommodations.  The theme of 2019 CSBE/SCGAB AGM is BIOSYSTEMS FOR CLEAN TECHNOLOGY AND LOW CARBON ECONOMY. Contributions are requested  in all areas related to biosystems engineering from micro to macro molecules and from machinery to buildings.  Topics on socio-economic issues including low carbon technologies are welcome. 


before February 28 March 15, 2019


Dates and Deadline:

Abstract submission opening: December 15, 2018
Abstract Due Date:
February 28, 2019  Extended to March 15
Notice of Acceptance: March 31, 2019 April 15, 2019
Paper Submission: July 12, 2019
Online Registration Opens: April 1 2019
Early Bird Registration Ends: TBD
Online Registration Closes: TBD
Deadline for Hotel Reservation: TBD
Conference Dates: 14-17 July 2019

Authors are kindly requested to submit a well written, clear and informative abstract of approximately 250 words in English or French describing their work, objectives and factual results. The authors should also indicate their preference for an oral (15 min: 12 min presentation and 3 min questions) or poster presentation. The scientific committee will take all measures to satisfy each author’s first choice. Authors will be notified of the decision concerning acceptance after March 31 2019.

Authors are requested to submit abstracts in any of the following areas:

Food and Bioprocessing;

  • Food Safety and Quality
  • Product and Process Development
  • Food Packaging
  • Food for Health and Food Security

Bioenergy and Environment

  • Clean and Green energy
  • Green House Gas Emission – Reduction
  • Climate Change Adaptation

Water and Soil Management

  • Water and Soil Quality – Ground Water, Tile Water and Surface Water
  • Waste Water Treatment and Reuse
  • Solid Waste Management

Agriculture Engineering

  • Precision Agriculture
  • Nanotechnology
  • Biotechnology & Bioinformatics
  • Ergonomics

Knowledge Transfer, Society, and Economics

  • Bio-economic
  • Society
  • Education
  • Outreach
  • Policy development

Authors are also encouraged to submit an abstract in any emerging area in Bioengineering.