The Congress will highlight recent research and innovations across food supply chains to add value and enable the safe, secure and sustainable manufacture of healthier foods for global markets.
|Call for Abstracts Opens||5 June 2019|
|Registration Opens||5 June 2019|
|Call for Abstracts Closed – oral only||30 October 2019|
|Notification to Authors||12 December 2019|
|Authors’ acceptance of their selection deadline||31 January 2020|
|Full Programme live on Congress website||28 Feb 2020|
|Call for Abstracts Closed – posters only||30 April 2020|
|Authors’ acceptance of their poster selection deadline||29 May 2020|
|Accepted Presenter Registration Closes||19 June 2020|
|Early Bird Registration Closes||19 June 2020|
|IUFoST 2020||16–20 August 2020|
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS NOW CLOSED
Thank you to those authors who submitted an abstract. The submission process is now closed (excluding posters.)
SELECTION CRITERIA FOR ABSTRACTS
The Scientific Programme Committee reserves the right to select abstracts submitted for review based on quality criteria including, but not limited to:
- Scientific merit
- Relevance to Congress Themes and Sessions (see below)
- Relevance to the food industry
- Relevance to the global food science and technology community
- Innovation/Originality of research (the research should NOT have been published or presented in another conference)
- Multidisciplinary focus
Any abstract submitted that does not meet the above quality criteria will not be selected. The decision of the Scientific Programme Committee is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
Authors will be required to indicate their preferred presentation format when submitting an abstract. The available presentation types are:
- Oral Presentation
An oral presentation is typically 18 minutes which includes time for questions.
- Poster Presentation
A poster presentation constitutes a visual display of research projects. One display board will be allocated per poster. The poster display will be an integral part of the program with dedicated times for delegates to interact with poster authors and ask questions. More information regarding the logistics of the poster presentations will be advised later.
- Food Safety
- Food Security
- Food Sustainability
- Contemporary food science, technology and engineering issues
AUTHOR NOTIFICATION AND ACCEPTANCE
Notification of the outcome of your submission will be communicated to the presenting author by 12 December 2019.
Please note that the details provided as the author contact should be for the presenting author of your abstract. All correspondence relating to the submission will be directed to this person, and they should in turn distribute it to all co-authors as applicable.
Acceptance of this offer must be notified to the Program Coordinator no later than Friday 31 January 2020.
ABSTRACT PRESENTER REGISTRATION
The invitation to submit an abstract does not constitute an offer to pay travel, accommodation or registration costs associated with the Congress. Similarly, no presenter fee is paid to successful participants.
All presenters must register for the Congress before Friday 19 June 2020 in order for the presentation to be included in the Congress Programme. Failure to register by this date will result in your slot being given to another presenter.
For any enquiries regarding abstract submission please contact:
IUFoST 2020 Congress Office
Tel: +64 9 309 2440