The ISSCT Congress is the flagship event of ISSCT (International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists), an association of scientists, technologists, managers, institutions and companies/corporations concerned with the technical advancement of the cane sugar industry and its co-products. The ISSCT has been in existence for 95 years during which it has organized 30 Congresses, usually at 3-year intervals.

The congress is biggest international sugar & allied industry event where nearly 1000-1200 renowned international technocrats and professionals from more than 50 sugar producing countries participate.

It will be a great opportunity for the technocrats and professionals to participate and benefit at large through interactions during the technical sessions of XXXI ISSCT Congress, wherein 150-170 research papers will be presented by world renowned experts on contemporary technologies vital for the growth and development of the sugar industry.

In conjunction with the Congress, a trade exposition of products and services will also be held wherein nearly 100 leading national and international equipment manufacturers will be showcasing their latest innovations, products and services for the sugar and allied industries.

The Sugar Technologists’ Association of India (STAI) is the sole representative from India on the council of the International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ISSCT) and also the official host of the XXXI ISSCT Congress. This will be third time that India has hosted this prestigious Congress, following successful congresses in India in 1956 and 1999.

The Sugar Technologists’ Association of India (STAI) is the national level apex association of professionals associated with the sugar industry and allied fields. It is a non-government not for profit organization, founded in the year 1925 and is headquartered at New Delhi.