DirectRooms.com – International Conference on Food Science and Nutrition 2012 Dates Announced
Released on: December 13, 2011, 2:31 pm
Food & Beverage
The annual International Conference on Food Science and
Nutrition 2012 (ICFSN 2012) will take place in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
from 2nd to 4th April 2012.
The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Traditional Resources: Scientific Approaches
Towards Quality Foods’. There are four key themes to this year’s conference,
nutrition and food security, food safety and quality food gastronomy and
anthropology, and natural products and innovative food processing.
The conference will provide a valuable opportunity for people working professionally
in the food and dietary industry to share and exchange knowledge and ideas. The
event will also showcase new technologies, better ideas for avoiding public health
concerns and the latest thinking on food processing to avoid deterioration of
foodstuffs in storage and transport. It will provide an excellent opportunity to
build networks between delegates from different nations working in similar areas.
The conference will consist of formal presentations, discussion groups and plenary
sessions, with plenty of opportunity for delegates to share their points of view.
The conference will have particular appeal for several professions, dieticians and
nutritionists, public and environmental health professionals, food technologists,
academics specialising in food and nutrition and those working professionally in the
food and beverage supply industry.
The conference is jointly organised by the Universiti Malaysia Sabah, the
International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) and the Malaysian
Institute of Food Technology (MIFT).
Abstracts for consideration by the organising committee should be submitted by 30th
November 2011, with final paper submissions by 15th February 2012. Early
registration fees, before 31st January 2012, are RM700 for local delegates and
US$300 for international delegates; payment and registration is via the website.
There are discounts available for students, where proof of status is supplied. The
venue is yet to be announced, but will be close to hotels in Kota Kinabalu City Centre.
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For further information please contact Lek Boonlert:
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