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The Annual Conference and Industry Equipment Exhibition of the Society will be held at: MACKAY, QLD

Sugar Week begins Tuesday 17th April 2018 and includes the ASSCT conference (Wednesday 18th-Friday 20th April)

Theme: Platforms, Synergies and Innovation

The submission deadline for outlines of papers, poster papers and extended abstracts for the 2018 Annual Conference is 13th October 2017 has now been extended to 10th November.  The Editor will acknowledge all emails sent to him.  Authors should contact the Editor if their emails are not acknowledged.


Themed sessions

While suitable papers on any sugar technology subject will be accepted, the Society is encouraging submissions on the following subjects for the 2018 conference.

• Environmental constraints, social license
• Value chain innovation  
• Energy Efficiency opportunities 
• Profitability, productivity and pragmatic sustainability 
• Skills & knowledge 
• Value Creation through our Assets    
• Cane Breeding and new varieties
• Soil health
• Harvesting sustainability and best practice 
• Farm Innovation

Members and potential authors who are in a position to prepare a suitable paper in these subject areas are encouraged to do so, and/or encourage others to.

The encouragement of papers on these subjects should not discourage submissions on any other sugar technology related subject. All suitable papers will be considered on their merits regardless of subject.

Papers are to be completed and in the hands of the Editor prior to 24th November 2017.  Acceptances are determined by the Publications Committee and are based on the subject matter, technological worth and compliance with the guidelines on manuscript preparation.

PowerPoint presentations are to be submitted by 6th March 2018.  Details of how to submit these presentations will be made available well before this date.

A summary of the Instructions for Authors, the detailed Instructions for Authors of Papers Poster Presentations as well as the selection criteria for the various ASSCT Bursaries to be awarded at the Conference are available on this website.

The outlines and papers in the required format, should be e-mailed to the Senior Editor: Dr Mike CoxThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The ASSCT Paper template can be found here.

Download Paper template here.