"Food Security & Safety - Globally"
Join us at ICSC 2020
We are pleased to invite you to participate in the  8th International Crop Science Congress (ICSC 2020)  that will be held in Saskatoon, SK Canada from June 21 – 25, 2020.

Crop research presented at this congress will span from fundamental to field-based work, and will also address recent advances in translating fundamental research discoveries to crop improvement in the field.

Under the theme of 'Food Security & Safety - Globally' , the congress will address how the very multidisciplinary nature of 21st century crop research is critical to the development of unique, sustainable, agricultural systems having the capacity to support animal and human health, on a global scale, while being mindful of our custodial responsibilities towards the health of our planet Earth.
Submit an Abstract for ICSC 2020
Call for Abstracts
Opens October 1, 2019
On October 1st, 2019, the Call for Abstracts for ICSC 2020 opens, at which time we invite you to submit your original research to be part of this great congress!

From agronomy and crop physiology, crop genomics, genetics and evolution, recent advances in crop biotechnology and molecular breeding, to climate change and crop production under environmental stresses and synthetic biology, the list of abstract themes is long and awaiting your submission!

For the full list of Concurrent Sessions, click here!
Partner with ICSC 2020
Become a Congress Sponsor or Exhibitor
We are pleased to invite you to participate in ICSC 2020 by becoming a sponsor or exhibitor.

As a partner of the 8th International Crop Science Congress, you can play a significant and very active role before, during and after the meeting. More importantly, your organization will play an important role in the advancement of global food security. 

Saskatoon is the agricultural hub of the province of Saskatchewan, home to 1/3 of Canada's agricultural biotechnology industry with history of world-class agricultural innovation.

On a global scale, this area produces one-third of the canola and durum wheat, two-thirds of the lentils , and significant peas and flax production.

REACH OUT TO A BROAD AUDIENCE: Engage with experts who represent the full spectrum of Crop Science

ENGAGE A LOCAL COMMUNITY: Take advantage of each Congress being held in a different part of the world - As part of the Congress, delegates will have the opportunity to participate in field tours and engage in hands on activities.

COLLABORATE: Partner with other organizations and prominent attendees at the Congress/

LEAD: Use the Congress as a highly visible platform to showcase your leadership and pioneering initiatives. Make meaningful connections with other professionals and emerging young leaders.
Canada's Agricultural Landscape
Agriculture + Agri-Food Manufacturing
Canada's innovative and diverse agriculture and agri-food manufacturing system generates $113.8 billion to the Canadian economy.

Yet Canada exports more than half of its primary agriculture production, making it the worlds 5th largest exporter of agriculture and agri-food products (after the European Union, the US, Brazil and China), generating 5.7% of the world's food and agriculture exports and an important player on the global stage.

Quick Facts about Canad's Agricultural Landscape:

  1. Agriculture and agri-food manufacturing, with some $55 billion in exports, is a key driver of Canada's economy, and one of the country's top priority economic sectors
  2. Canada is (8th) eighth in the world for agricultural research
  3. The University of Saskatchewan has become Canada's leading hubs for crop genomics
  4. The Global Institute for Food Security is working to improve drought, pest and stress-resistance in crops by linking specific genes to desired traits