The 2018 Annual Conference will be at the University of Bristol on 11-12 September

The UK Controlled Environment Users' Group (CEUG) comprises managers of controlled environment facilities, other interested users of controlled environments from university departments, research institutes and companies concerned with research on plants and representatives of manufacturers of controlled environment cabinets, rooms and glasshouses, most of whom are in Europe (British Isles and continental Europe). The Group meets annually and publishes its proceedings on this website.

CEUG Contact: Stephen Andrews, Secretary, at

The UK CEUG 2017 meeting was held at the Royal Botanic Garden, Arboretum Place, Edinburgh EH3 5NZ on the 5th September 2017. The local organiser was Sophie Haupt. See the announcement for details of the programme. The Conference Dinner and AGM was in the historically fascinating venue of the caves.

The UK CEUG light sensor workshop was held on 15 June 2017 at the Sainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge. The workshop covered the principles of calibration, sensor consideration and the UK CEUG ligh package, followed by practical sessions.

There is Vertical Farming Conference, which will be held on 28 June 2017 in Venlo, the Netherlands. For more details see non-CEUG Events.

Four Oaks Trade Show which will be held on 4-5 September 2017. For more details see non-CEUG Events.

The 10th European Palaeobotany & Palynology Conference which will be held on 12-17 August 2018 in Dubin, Eire. For more details see non-CEUG Events.

The UK CEUG 2016 meeting was held in Reading on 6th and 7th September 2016.
This meeting commemorated the 50 year anniversary of the inception of the UK CEUG.

The 5th International Controlled Environment Conference was entitled '2016 Combined International Controlled Environment Conference / Australian Plant Phenomics Facility Conference' and it was at the Discovery Centre, CSIRO, Canberra, Australia 18-23 September 2016. See conference details.

Links to our commercial members are on the slide show below:-

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