Abstract Guidelines

EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 31, 2017

NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE: JULY 15, 2017

ABSTRACTS SENT BY FAX OR REGULAR POST WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION CLOSED

The Committees of the Conference cordially invite participants to submit abstracts either for oral or for poster presentation.

  1. GENERAL CRITERIA
  1. The abstract must be written in English.
  2. Equations, references and non-usual acronyms must be avoided.
  3. At least one author must be registered at the Conference when sending the abstract.
  4. Every registered author can send a maximum of three abstracts.
  5. The author/s shall indicate the presentation format (oral or poster) of the submitted abstract. However, the Scientific Committee will decide over the final format.
  6. By submitting the abstract, the author also grants the International Food Data Conference the right to publish abstracts in hard or electronic forms.
  7. Abstract acceptance or rejection will be notified by e-mail as from JULY 15, 2017. Presentation criteria and other details will also be sent in that notification.
  8. The abstract will be submitted under the complete acceptance of all these criteria. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to reject any abstract, if it is not adapted to any of these criteria.

B. ABSTRACT CONTENTS

The submitted abstract shall contain the following information:        

  • AUTHORS: Full names and surnames of all authors (do not include professional titles), as well as other data requested during the submission process, such as Institutional affiliation, email addresses, etc. Affiliation details must be included correctly, respecting the following format: Department. Institution. City. Country. (Please separate by dots, not by comas). Example: Department of Nutrition and Food Studies. New York University Steinhardt. New York. USA.
  • TITLE: concise, 30 words maximum in sentence case letter (do not use only capital letter). Please use only recognizable abbreviations.
  • CONTENTS:

Abstract: The abstract must contain a brief introduction and headings for objective, methodology, main findings and conclusion. The text length in the abstract body should not exceed 350 words (neither the title nor the key words are counted). 

Key words: 3 to 6 keywords, in alphabetic order, separated with commas

Topics: 9, 3 (Indicate the numbers of the selected topics, in order of priority)

Review carefully the work before submission.

 

C. THEMATIC AREAS (TOPICS)

1. Abstracts will be gathered in thematic areas for assessment and scheduling.

2. Authors must state the THEMATIC AREA (TOPIC) in which they wish to present their abstract at the time of submission. Further, they can indicate up to one more topic in the abstract body.

3. The Scientific Committee will always try to respect the author's choice of thematic area. However, this is subject to changes in order to achieve a balanced scientific programme.

4. The thematic areas (topics) are:

  1. Emerging tools for food composition data generation, compilation, evaluation and dissemination.
  2. Advances in food analysis and metrology.
  3. Bioavailability of micronutrients and bioactive compounds.
  4. Advances in database management including quality systems and standards. New databases.
  5. Food composition usage in programmes and policies in nutrition and health
  6. Food composition usage in programmes and policies in agriculture and trade
  7. Food composition, biodiversity and sustainable diets
  8. Impact of processing and biotechnology on food composition, including yield and retention factors, effects of cooking
  9. Impact of climate change and environment on food composition
  10. Current activities on food composition at national, regional and international levels
  11. Food matching

 

D. ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

All abstracts shall be submitted through the online form within the Scientific Area on this conference website, according to the above-mentioned criteria.

If you encounter any difficulties during the submission process or for further information regarding abstract submission via website, please contact the Technical Secretariat by e-mail indicating in the subject: IFDC Argentina 2017.

IMPORTANT: Once you have sent your abstract via website, check that you have received a confirmation e-mail. If you do not receive any confirmation, please send an e-mail to: abstracts@ifdc2017.com

 

E. PRESENTATION FORMAT

The terms of presentation for both, oral and poster, will be indicated shortly.

 

Contact e-mails: 12ifdc.argentina@gmail.com; normasamman@gmail.com

In case of technical problems, please contact abstracts@ifdc2017.com

 

Please remember that you have to be registered BEFORE submitting an abstract

Abstract Submission Closed