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Due to growing concerns about COVID-19, The ICATES 2020 organizing committee will implemented a virtual or an online presentation that will be valuable and engaging for both presenters and attendees. 


Closing Statement from Chair

      I would like to express my gratitude and appreciation to keynote and invited speaker as well as all of participants for your willingness to share your time and expertise to this conference. I would like to extend my sincerely gratitude to Rector of Universitas Syiah Kuala for opening address in which he clearly highlighted the importance of this conference. I would like to thank Institute of Research and Community Services (LPPM) Universitas Syiah Kuala for financial supporting of this conference. My thanks go to Dean of Agricultural Faculty for your support, generosity, and flexibility on this conference. Furthermore, I would like to express huge appreciation for the constant support and assistance I have received throughout the conference from all committees (Agricultural Engineering Department, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Politeknik Aceh Selatan, PUSMEPTAN Universitas Syiah Kuala) and Head of Agricultural Engineering Department, Universitas Syiah Kuala. 

    The ICATES is annual conference organized by the Department of Agricultural Engineering, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Indonesia. At first, we plan to conduct this conference physically just like previous ICATES in August 2019. However, due to the unforeseen circumstances of global pandemic COVID-19, the ICATES 2020 conference was carried out virtually by zoom meeting platform. We took this option because this conference was already designated and funded. Keynote and invited speakers were also scheduled for this event. Many delegations and authors requested for this conference to be performed, even virtually, since they need it to cover their publication and sharing knowledge requirements.

    All accepted papers of the ICATES 2020 will be submitted to IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science indexed by Scopus. All papers were subjected for review in term of format and appropriate contents by two independent reviewers (double-blind review). In total, we received 116 submitted papers through submission system. A total of 114 papers were sent to the reviewers, while 2 submission paper were rejected due to irrelevant topics. A total of 85 papers were accepted for presentations on ICATES 2020.
    As the conference chair, I firmly believe that the success of a virtual conference like this event can be achieved by arranging a stimulating program. We sincerely hope that next forthcoming ICATES conference will be conducted lively in touch as previously. Thus, everyone finds the conference is stimulating and enjoying.      

Cordially yours,
Conference Chair

ICATES 2020 Galery

Behind the scenes of a successful ICATES 2020 


ICATES 2020 Publication

All accepted papers of the ICATES 2020 will be submitted to IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science indexed by Scopus.


Previous Conference (ICATES 2019)

We are happy to inform you that ICATES 2019 has been published in the IOP Conference Series: EES, please find the link of the articles as shown here: https://iopscience.iop.org/issue/1755-1315/365/1

 Submit Your Abstract and Full Paper

The Conference Organizing Committee is pleased to invite you to submit an abstract for consideration for the ICATES 2020. Abstracts must be submitted online through easychair system until June 10, 2020 June 30, 2020 July 10, 2020. Please submit your abstract and full paper via this pageFull papers may be submitted only when the abstract of the paper has been accepted. Please submit your full paper to us at the latest by July 27, 2020 August 10, 2020.

Abstract template        Full article template

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 Update ICATES 2020

Get registered to the ICATES 2020 by submitting the registration form that is available online, by clicking this page.

Program schedule of the ICATES 2020 can found by clicking this page.

Parallel session schedule of the ICATES 2020 can be found by clicking this page.

Book of Abstracts ICATES 2020

 Keynote Speaker

Prof. Dr. Jens K. Wegener

Prof. Dr. Jens K. Wegener

Head of Institute for Application Techniques in Plant Protection

Julius Kühn Institute (JKI), Braunschweig, Germany 


 Invited Speakers

Dr. Amro Babiker Hassan Eltayeb

Dr. Amro Babiker Hassan Eltayeb

Environmental Studies

King Saud University

College of Food & Agriculture Sciences.

Member of the AGYA Working Group Energy, Water and Environment

Dr.rer.nat. Shahril Anuar Bahari

Dr.rer.nat. Shahril Anuar Bahari

Green Composites Technology

Faculty of Applied Sciences, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Lilik Sutiarso, M.Eng.

Prof. Dr. Lilik Sutiarso, M.Eng.

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia


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