1st Black Sea Association of Food science and Technology – B-FoST Congress

22. – 24. 9. 2016
Ohrid, Macedonia
www.keyevent.org

This biennial Congress is gathering the representatives of universities and research institutes, but also food producers and distributors, to promote research, development, innovation and education within food science and technology.

Also B-FoST Congress is offering HACCP training and EHEDG training on Hygienic Engineering and Design. Training will take place from 20 to 22 September 2016, at B-FoST Congress venue. Trainers are accredited and authorized trainers in both areas. More about these training you can find on Congress web page under Trainings.

This Congress is organized in cooperation with: European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group (EHEDG), Global Harmonization Initiative (GHI), European Federation of Food Science and Technology (EFFoST), European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences EuCheMS, ISEKI-Food Association (IFA), and Danube-INCO.NET.

First deadline for Abstract submission is February 20th 2016.

Congress topics are:

1. Food Ingredients, Food Structure;
2. Food Production, Engineering, Processing and Sustainability;
3. Food Analysis, Food Microbiology, Chemistry, Biochemistry and Sensory Science;
4. Food Quality, Safety, Security and Traceability;
5. Emerging Pathogens;
6. Hygienic Engineering and Design;
7. Contaminants in the Food Chain;
8. Packaging and Shelf Life, Product Design;
9. Food Refrigeration and Cold Chain;
10. Food Biotechnology and Novel Bioproducts;
11. Consumers (Behavior, Preferences, etc.),
12. Health (Public and Clinical Health nutrition related – NCDs/Chronic Diseases, Obesity & Weight Management, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases, Cancer, PEM/Malnutrition, Maternal and Child Nutrition, Diet in Cancer, Cardiovascular, Neurodegenerative  diseases etc., Prevention by Nutrition and After Treatment Nutrition, etc.);
13. Nutrition (Energy Metabolism, Immune Function, Cognition and Nutrition, Nutrition and Aging, Nutrigenomics, Labeling and Health claims; Malnutrition; Anti-aging Nutrition; Nutrition for collectivities (Mass catering) and Special needs groups (Sports, Vegan, Religious, etc.);
14. Dietetic food and Dietetic supplements;
15. Eco-biotechnologies and Minimal Processing in Food Industry;
16. Gastronomy and Sanogeneous Food;
17. Traditional and Ethnic Food;
18. Food and Feed Chain Management, Economics, Marketing, Management, etc;
19. Advanced Valorization of Waste and By-products from Agro-food area;
20. Functional Foods and Bio-active Food Supplements;
21. Education, Innovation and Knowledge Transfer;
22. Harmonization of Food Legislation.

Authors should submit their Abstracts through Abstract Submission Form (bottom of the web page): http://keyevent.org/CallForPapers

Congress fees (together with special packages for HACCP and Hygienic Design trainings) are displayed at: http://keyevent.org/Registration-Venue-Accomodation-Payment. Students (undergraduate, graduate and doctoral) have special discounts (see same web page).

B-FoST Congress gives a unique opportunity for food scientists, researchers, technologists, producers and nutritionists, young scientists and students for presentation of results and findings of their own work, exchange information on new processes. B-FoST Congress will be focused on latest progress in fundamental and applied food science, research and development, innovative technology, food ingredients, novel trends in nutrition and health, food and machinery and equipment engineering, food safety and quality, and food and feed market.

All specialized companies, institutes, and related vendors are invited to present their latest products and services in the exhibition space. It offers an excellent and unique opportunity for you to attract new customers, reaffirm your long-term customer relationships and present your most innovative products, equipment, materials and services in the area of food equipment manufacturing and food production.

This Congress is also a platform for the dissemination of knowledge gained through domestic, EU and international projects to the wide audience from all around the world.

In the same time congress attendees will have opportunity to participate at the Brokerage event (tête-à-tête meetings). This event is dedicated to scheduled meetings between: Companies, Scientific, and Research Institutions representatives in order to promote and establish: Business cooperation, Academia-Industry partnership, creation of new consortia’s for application to EU programs like: HORIZON 2020, Erasmus, Leonardo da Vinci etc.