Theme : Towards Bio-Circular-Green (BCG) Economy; Smart Farm to Drive Economic Recovery and Sustainable Sugarcane Industries
Climate Smart Agriculture
Climate smart practices
Effects on soil health
Effects on yield
Yield monitoring systems
Decision making tools and platforms
Chemical, Cultural and Mechanical Control
Precision weed management
Management Practices and Farm Economics
Harvester efficiency and cane losses
Strategies and methodologies
Progress and challenges
Farming system services
About the workshop
The ISSCT Agriculture Commission Workshop encompassing Agricultural Engineering, Agronomy and Extension will be hosted by the Thailand Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (TSSCT) from 19 to 22 August 2024.
The Workshop will be held at The Zign Hotel Pattaya, Chonburi, THAILAND from 19-22 August 2024. It is being hosted by TSSCT. The host institution is the coordination center of sugarcane and sugar academics in Thailand. It supports academic work on sugarcane and sugar related industries. TSSCT also provides academic assistance to sugarcane farmers, cooperating sugar factories, and related industries. Research conducted by TSSCT is mainly focused on improving the quality and quantity of sugarcane and sugar, and utilization of their Co- Products. TSSCT is also actively involved in training public and private sectors involved in sugarcane business to enhance progress and sustainability of sugarcane industry in all aspects.
The Workshop will be conducted in English.
The Workshop will include three full days of scientific presentations and discussions including a half-day wrap-up session on the final day of the workshop. Oral presentations and posters are welcome. Topics of sessions will include sugarcane agricultural engineering, agronomy, and the linkages between these. In addition, there will be a two-day tour of several interesting places, e.g. the KUBOTA Farm, TSP Metal Works Co., Ltd., CMT Farm Implements Co., Ltd. and The Eastern Economic Corridor of Innovation (EECi) during the week of the Workshop or a field trip. Abstracts for all scientific contributions, oral presentations, and posters, will be distributed to participants during the Workshop and published on the ISSCT website.
Abstracts for all contributions (oral and poster) must be submitted as per the instructions on the website by 1 May 2024. Any queries regarding abstracts should be directed to Dr. Hardev Sandhu (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Presentations at Workshops will not be published. Authors are encouraged to submit papers and posters for consideration for the ISSCT XXXII Congress based on their presentations at the 2024 ISSCT Agricultural Engineering and Agronomy Workshop to the ISSCT Editor Peter Allsopp at email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
16 February 2024
Abstract submission open
1 May 2024
Deadline for abstract submission (oral presentations and posters)
1 June 2024
Notification of acceptance of oral presentations and posters from organizing committee
10 July 2024
Deadline for Workshop registration
19 August 2024
Workshop Day (DAY 1)
Welcome Dinner Party
20 August 2024
Workshop Day (DAY 2)
21 August 2024
Workshop Day (DAY 3)
22 August 2024
Field Trip Day
Thailand offers visa exemption and visa on arrival to citizen of many countries allowing periods of stay up to 30 days. For more details, please contact your nearest Thai Embassy. (Thailand Ministry of Foreign Affairs website at www.mfa.go.th )
Pattaya, situated in Thailand’s Chonburi province, stands as a globally renowned tourist hub, enticing visitors with its diverse attractions. The conference hotel’s strategic location, just 80 minutes from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK), at 121 kilometers, ensures accessibility and convenience.
The airport transfer will be provided by the Organizing Committee to participants from the Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok to the Zign Hotel, Pattaya and back.
The Workshop will take place at The Zign Hotel Pattaya, a 5-star establishment. Participants can explore the hotel’s facilities on its website at www.thezignhotel.com. For inquiries, please contact Miss. Natchanok Chantanawaranon, Senior Sales Manager, at Tel: +66 (0) 3890 9800- 20, extension 7700, or via email at email@example.com. Details of room rates with complimentary breakfast are provided in the table below. We will also share a list of hotels near the Workshop venue in upcoming announcements.
Table room rate
Room price includes breakfast for 2 persons (US$ / a day)
Third person price includes breakfast. (US$ / a day)