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Call for abstracts


Interested participants from universities, research institutes and industry are strongly encouraged to submit abstracts for oral presentations and/or posters. Particularly students are encouraged to submit abstracts.

Important deadlines

Submission deadline for oral presentations: 31 January 2020
Submission deadline for poster presentations: 30 September 2020

Topics

Conference topics include:

  • microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, protozoa, parasites)
  • chemical contaminants
  • substances of emerging concern
  • mycotoxins and plant toxins
  • allergens
  • GMOs
  • pesticide and veterinary drug residues
  • plant pests and diseases
  • waterborne organisms (algae, fish, ...)
  • nanoparticles
  • food integrity and fraud
  • AI and blockchain

Rules for submission

  • Abstracts must be sent by email to: RME@bastiaanse-communication.com
  • Abstracts must be submitted in English and shall not exceed 400 words.
  • Abstracts will be accepted in Microsoft Word only.
  • The Advisory Committee will determine whether the abstract will be accepted for an oral presentation or a poster presentation, with consideration given to the author’s preference.
  • Submission of an abstract acknowledges the author’s acceptance for the abstract to be published in the book of abstracts.
  • Presenting authors of abstracts must be registered and paid participants.

Poster size

Poster size: A0 portrait (841 mm x 1189 mm).
Appropriate means of affixing the poster to the poster board will be supplied on site.

Poster presentation

Posters will be displayed throughout the conference.