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  • ICATES 2019
    International Conference On Agricultural Technology,
    Engineering, and Environmental Sciences
    (ICATES) 2019
    Banda Aceh, Indonesia
    August 21-22, 2019
    AAC Dayan Dawood, Universitas Syiah Kuala


International Conference on Agricultural Technology, Engineering, and Environmental Sciences (ICATES) 2019

It is an honor to welcome you to the International Conference on Agricultural Technology and Engineering, and Environmental Sciences (ICATES) 2019. The conference will be held on August 21-22, 2019, in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. Banda Aceh, formerly known as "Kutaradja", is the capital and largest city in the Province of Aceh, Indonesia. It is widely known as one of the most cultural- and historical-rich cities in Indonesia, offering you an enjoyable stay with its stunning culture, tourism spots, and unforgettable culinary options.

This conference is hosted by Agricultural Engineering Department, Faculty of Agriculture,
Syiah Kuala University (recognizably abbreviated as UNSYIAH), the largest and the oldest national university in Aceh. The ICATES 2019 is an event jointly organized by Agricultural Engineering Department, Universitas Syiah Kuala, and Faculty of Civil Engineering and Earth Resources, Universiti Malaysia Pahang with the aim of convening experts from the academia and the industry to communicate their research, explore new knowledge and broaden professional networks, particularly in the field of agricultural technology, engineering, and environmental sciences.

Under the theme "
Challenges and opportunities toward industry 4.0", the ICATES 2019 will provide an excellent forum for knowledge sharing and research findings that are related to the research and innovations for Industry 4.0 and the latest technology development for enriching smart societies.

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Banda Aceh!


 Major Topics

Authors are invited to submit previously unpublished research papers for podium presentation. The scope of ICATES 2019 includes, but is not restricted by, the following topics:


Agricultural Technology:

oFood engineering, food safety and food security
oPostharvest technology and process engineering
oBiosystems engineering
oEnergy and renewable energy in agriculture
oIrrigation and drainage
oAgro technology

  oAgricultural management system



oCivil engineering and earth

oTechnology and information systems

oManagement, ergonomics and systems engineering

oBiosensors and instrumentation

oNanotechnologies Applied to Biosystems Engineering and the Environment


Environmental Sciences:

oHorticulture and landscape architecture

oLife-cycle assessment

oLand and water management

oWaste management

oFarm buildings, equipment, structures and environment

oLand and water engineering

oEcological and environmental engineering

 Keynote Speaker

Ir. H. Nova Iriansyah, MT

Ir. H. Nova Iriansyah, MT

Acting Governor of Aceh, Indonesia

 Invited Speakers

Prof. Dr. Elke Pawelzik

Prof. Dr. Elke Pawelzik

Food safety and security

Goettingen University, Germany

Prof. Dr. Sigit Supadmo Arif, M.Eng.

Prof. Dr. Sigit Supadmo Arif, M.Eng.

Land and water resource engineering

Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia

Dr. Jundika Candra Kurnia

Dr. Jundika Candra Kurnia

Thermal Drying

Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia

Dr. Ir. Desrial, M.Eng.

Dr. Ir. Desrial, M.Eng.

Agricultural Engineering

President of Indonesian Society of Agricultural Engineering (PERTETA)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ramadhansyah Putra

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ramadhansyah Putra

Civil Engineering & Earth Resources

Universiti Malaysia Pahang

Simon Badcock

Simon Badcock

Sustainable Land

Asia Pacific-Sustainable Land/Seascapes Advisor

Dr. Eng. Hotmatua Daulay, M.Eng

Dr. Eng. Hotmatua Daulay, M.Eng

Director of Industrial Technology Development

Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia

 Important Dates


All accepted papers of the ICATES 2019 will be submitted to IOP Conference Series. The IOP Conference Series is indexed by Scopus. 


The ICATES 2019 Conference also provides opportunities to the participants to publish their articles in: International journal of civil engineering and geo-environmental (indexed by Google scholar)