Special Events

Tutorials on May 21, 2019 available here

Plenary, Special and Invited Speakers List available here

Final Program available here

Digital abstract book can be downloaded here

Printable version of the program here


May 22nd - Quebec Student Chapter Social Evening:

Need a break from a heated biomaterial discussions? Join us to have a beer and some pizza while enjoying some good time playing board games in the vibrant St-Jean street!


Event schedule:

  • ​5.10pm Meeting point at the Concorde Hotel lobby
  • 5.30pm Start the evening at Ninkasi-St Jean (http://www.laninkasi.ca/)
  • ​5.45pm Short seminar by Prof. Jesse Greener
  • 6.30pm Board games night in collaboration with La Revanche (https://boutique.larevanche.ca/)
  • 8.30pm End of the event

​Priority will be given to students, but post-docs and investigators young at heart are welcome!

May 23rd - Traditional Treasure Hunt:

Are you ready for an adventure? Let's go hunt the hidden treasure of Quebec City! Join us for the traditional tresure hunt through the historical streets of the Old-Quebec.


Event schedule:

  • ​1pm      Gathering of the team at the Concorde Hotel lobby
  • 1.30pm Start of the Treasure Hunt
  • 4.30pm End of the Treasure Hunt

Further details will be given in the following weeks. Don't forget to register!


May 23rd - Sugar Shack dinner, Orleans Island

Get ready for an unforgettable moment at the sugar shack, located in Orleans Island.

Enjoy the delight of maple syrup and local gastronomy.



  • Pea soup
  • Mapple sirop beans
  • Meatball stew
  • Meat pie
  • Ham
  • Saussages
  • Breakfast potato
  • Eggs in maple syrup
  • Crispy-fried pork rinds "Oreilles de criss"
  • Pancakes
  • Sugar pie (Weekend only)
  • Tea; cofee; Milk

*Served at the table at will with homemade bread, beet and creton


Activity on site: Horse carriage and live band



4 Shuttles - yellow buses, from the Concorde hotel to the Sugar shack

Departure Schedule

  • 4.30PM
  • 4.50PM
  • 5.10PM
  • 5.30PM

Please be sure to be on time, bus has limited seats.

Return at 9.30PM

For more details : cbs2019@conferium.com 

Important Dates

Call for papers and registration opening
November 15, 2018

Abstract submission deadline - Extension
February 28, 2019

Paper acceptance notice
March 18, 2019

Early bird and presenting author registration deadline
April 1, 2019

Online registration deadline
May 15, 2019

May 21-24, 2019

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