Wecome to Inernational Conference on Plant Factory (ICPF) 2014


The International Conference on Plant Factory 2014 (ICPF 2014) will be held in Kyoto, JAPAN, sponsored by CIGR and Subcommittee on CIGR in Science Council of Japan. Scientific and technical sessions consisting of plenary session, guest speech, oral presentation and the satellite conference at the Plant Factory Research Center in Osaka Prefecture University will take place during the Conference. Planned social events include a dinner session, conference banquet and farewell party. More information will be available on the ICPF 2014 website as well as in the 2nd announcement.
We look forward to seeing you at the ICPF 2014. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or need additional information, see the web page for contact information.

Special Event:

The Satellite Conference will be held at Osaka Prefecture University (OPU) on the 3rd day of the conference.
Tour to The Gigantic Robotic Plant Factory (May 2014. open) at OPU
Seminar on High Technologies for Fully Automated Plant Factories and Business strategies.


Conference Outline


  • 10-12 November 2014


Conference Language

  • The official language of the conference will be English.

Important Dates

  Submission of Abstract [max.250 words]   30 June, 2014 (Extended)
  Notification of Acceptance   31 July, 2014
  Submission of Full Paper  15 September, 2014
  Registration Deadline [Early Birds]   30 September, 2014


Main Sponsor

  • CIGR (International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering)
  • Subcommittee on CIGR in Science Council of Japan


  • Japanese Association of International Committee of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
  • Japanese Society of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Engineers and Scientists
  • The Society of Agricultural Meteorology of Japan
  • Japanese Society of Farm Work Research
  • Japanese Society of Agricultural Machinery and Food Engineers
  • The Society of Agricultural structures, Japan
  • The Society of Eco-Engineering
  • Japanese Society of Agricultural Informatics