CIGR International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

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iAABE Council Elected

(2nd Dec 2016)

The International Academy of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (iAABE) is pleased to announce the results of the election of the academy council as follows:

President: Professor Da-Wen Sun

President Elect: Professor Fedro Zazueta

Executive Councillor: Professor Axel Munack

Executive Councillor: Professor Bill Stout

Executive Secretary: Professor Umezuruike Linus Opara

CIGR Handbook Vol. VI is available

(29th Sep 2016)

CIGR Handbook Vol. VI was found and now available on Home>Resources>Handbook
Thank you very much for your cooperation.

Searching for "CIGR Handbook Vol. VI"

(6th Sep 2016)

The CIGR Secretariat has been searching for the digital data of "CIGR Handbook Vol. VI" for two years, but not found yet.
Please contact me if you have one. Your assistance will be appreciated.

Mikio Umeda

CIGR Newsletter No. 107 has been released.

(5th Sep 2016)

CIGR Newsletters can be found online here.


Candidate nomination of CIGR XX World Congress in 2022 is still open.

(27th Jul 2016)

The Secretary General openly asks for nominations or proposals through CIGR website.

The deadline is 19 October 2016.

Russian version of CIGR Newsletter No. 104 and 105 have been released.

(13th Jul 2016)

CIGR Newsletters in Russian can be found online here.

newsletter105 in russian


(7th Jun 2016)

As CIGR select the host country 6 years prior to a Congress or a Conference.
XX World Congress in 2022 will be discussed at Executive Board meeting on 24 June and General Assembly on 28 June at 4th CIGR Conference in Aarhus/Denmark.
CIGR member country who bid to host the XX World Congress, please contact Secretary General ( as soon as possible.

UPDATE check the announcement on 27th Jul 2016

Congresses & Conferences

4th CIGR International Conference of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR-AgEng2016), Aarhus, Denmark

26-29 June 2016

The CIGR (International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering) and EurAgEng (European Society of Agricultural Engineering) will be jointly spearheading the conduct of the 4th CIGR International Conference -AgEng Conference 2016- Automation, Environment and Food Safety which will be co-sponsored by the NJF (Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists) and Aarhus University. The conference will be held at University of Aarhus on 26-29 June, 2016.

The preparation for the conduct for the said conferences is on-going. Likewise, the Organizing Committee is currently leading the preliminary preparations.

The XIX CIGR World Congress 2018, Antalya, Turkey

22-26 April 2018

(appended on 22/Jan/2013

During the CIGR General Assembly which was held in Valencia, Spain on 9 July 2012, Turkey was approved to host the XIX CIGR World Congress.

The Congress will be held on 22-26 April, 2018 in Antalya, Turkey.

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