Perspectives Newsletter Winter 2018
Vol. 40, no. 2 / Posted on March 23, 2018

guelph 2018

Greening the Globe: Sustainability through Innovation

On behalf of the local arrangement committee of the 2018 Canadian Society for Bioengineering Conference and Annual General Meeting, you are cordially invited to attend this event in Guelph, Ontario from July 22-25. The four day conference will include technical presentations, poster presentations, plenary sessions, and technical tours. The conference will provide an opportunity to share research ideas, experiences and insights with an intention to transform them into innovative, sustainable and resilient solutions.

Ramesh P. Rudra, P.Eng., Ph.D.
Chair of the Local Arrangements Committee



Dates and Deadline:

Abstract Due Date: April 15 May 10, 2018 (Extended Deadline)
Notice of Acceptance: April 30 May 25, 2018
Paper Submission: July 13, 2018
Online Registration Opens: May 1, 2018
Early Bird Registration Ends: June 15, 2018
Online Registration Closes: July 13, 2018
Deadline for Hotel Reservation: TBA
Conference Dates: July 22-25, 2018

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 April 30 May 25, 2018.

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 Translation and Transfer

  • Education
  • Outreach
  • Policy development

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