Call for Abstracts – 38th EFFoST International Conference

March 04, 2024

This year’s EFFoST conference will focus on the theme ‘Future Food Systems: Innovation through Progress at Scientific Interfaces’ and we could not be more delighted to open the abstract submissions. You can now submit your abstracts for oral and poster presentations. The deadline is 30th April 2024!

The 38th EFFoST International Conference, will be hosted by KU Leuven and Ghent University with the support from an independent scientific committee. EFFoST2024 will be held in the newly built BMCC in Bruges, Belgium from 12-14 November 2024.  

EFFoST2024 will address five specific interdisciplinary challenges in food technology, reflecting the overarching theme of this year's conference. We are looking forward to reviewing your submissions for oral and poster presentations. Remember to submit your applications through the abstract submission system by 30th April 2024!

Sub-theme 1: Human interface

  • Food –nutrition–health
  • Food for target groups
  • Simulation of food human interactions (in vivo, in vitro, in silico)
  • Sensory and consumer science
  • Food allergens and contaminants

Sub-theme 2: Raw material interface

  • New food processing strategies
  • Innovative food sources
  • Food (ingredient) interactions
  • From farm to factory

 Sub-theme 3: Micro-organism interface

  • Predictive power of the food microbiome
  • Food fermentations
  • Microbial safety and spoilage
  • Hygienic design

 Sub-theme 4: Sustainability interface

  • Water and energy use
  • Food packaging
  • Reducing food loss and waste
  • Side-stream valorization

 Sub-theme 5: Computer science interface

  • Sensors
  • Modelling, simulation and prediction
  • Foodomics, big data and AI

Mark your calendars for 12-14 November to join us in Bruges for three days full of exciting opportunities to network, knowledge sharing and engage with world-renowned researchers, scientists, policymakers, professionals, and students from various food multidisciplinary fields.

For more information on abstract submission, please visit the 38th EFFoST International Conference website.

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