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Call for papers - CSBE/SCGAB Technical conference and AGM 2016, Halifax

You are invited to submit an abstract to the Conference for

Innovative Solutions for a Sustainable World

which will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on July 3-6, 2016. The conference will provide the opportunity to share professional research, experience and insights with colleagues from Canada and beyond. The conference is presented by the CSBE/SCGAB and will be held in conjunction with the 2016 Annual General Meeting of the CSBE/SCGAB.

Paper and poster presentations in the following general subject areas are welcome. Any topic related to bioresource and biosystems engineering solutions will be considered for presentation.

  • Water Management
  • Energy Generation and Conservation 
  • Biosolids and Nutrient Management
  • Bio-processing & Food Engineering
  • Information Technologies and Bio-instrumentation
  • Structures & Indoor Environments
  • Forest Resource Management
  • Power & Machinery
  • Precision Agriculture
  • Standards and Safety
  • Soil Interactions and Management
  • Aquaculture and Aquaponic Systems
  • Ambient Air Quality Management 

Presentations about successful or innovative teaching, policy and extension programs and initiatives are also welcome. If you have a new area you would like considered please contact our Program Chair to discuss.

Format:  Poster or oral (15 min) presentation.

Abstract Submission: Abstracts must be 250 words or less, and are due on or before March 11 March 24, 2016. Submissions must be made using the Abstract submission system on the conference website.

Student Competition: Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to enter the Student Competition. If you wish to participate in the Poster or Oral competitions, please indicate this at the beginning of abstract submission process. Note that it will be possible to change the track (edit submission) online before the abstract submission deadline. The competition will be for 1) Best Student Oral Presentation and 2) Best Student Poster Presentation, as judged by a panel. Evaluation will be based on established criteria that include both content and presentation. Awards will be given to the top two winners in each category, including a certificate and a cash award. Note that students need to be CSBE/SCGAB member to compete.

Articles (full paper): All presenters at the conference are encouraged to prepare a written article to accompany their poster or oral presentation. Full articles must be formatted using the article template available on our website (http://www.csbe-scgab.ca/halifax2016-papers/author-guidelines) and submitted through the paper submission system.

For more information about the conference, visit our website: http://www.csbe-scgab.ca/halifax2016

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