Call for abstracts - EFFoST International Conference 2019

March 14, 2019

The 33rd EFFoST International Conference: Sustainable Food Systems - Performing by Connecting will be hosted by Wageningen University & Research and held in the city of Rotterdam, The Netherlands from 12-14 November 2019. We invite you to submit your abstract before 3 May!

The transition towards a more sustainable food supply system is critical to guarantee access to safe and nutritious food for the future 9.7 billion world inhabitants, to enable a healthy lifestyle of consumers and to reduce the environmental impact of food production and consumption. A cross-disciplinary approach is required to accelerate innovation and implementation.

This challenge will be addressed at the EFFoST International Conference 2019 by exploring the theme: Sustainable Food Systems - Performing by Connecting. This is further examined in the below-mentioned sub-themes and topics that highlight the expertise of this year’s conference host Wageningen University & Research.

Sub-theme: Oral processing, digestion and human performance
Topics:

  • Food Digestion, Microbiota: understanding by connecting in vitro and in vivo studies
  • Food for performance in sports
  • Food for healthy ageing
  • New technology and food digestibility  

Sub-theme: Consumer trust, perception and engagement
Topics:

  • Food perception and Clean labelling
  • Traceability and authenticity
  • Personalised food and nutrition
  • Regulatory, food safety and security

Sub-theme: Circular food systems and beyond
Topics:

  • Quantification of resource use efficiency
  • System changes
  • New challenges for food science and technology
  • Mild processing

Oral and paper abstracts are now invited by using the online abstract submission system.
Abstract Submission Deadline: 3 May 2019

Visit the EFFoST 2019 Conference website for more information.