OVERVIEW

The 19th World Congress of Food Science & Technology - IUFoST 2018 is being organized in India during October 23-27, 2018 at Mumbai to showcase the global developments in all the facets of food science and technology through 60 plus parallel scientific sessions with the participation of 250 plus speakers with rich expertise in their respective areas of specialization. The other highlights of the congress are the distinguished and plenary lectures to be delivered by world food laureates and other high profile researchers and contributors in food science and technology. The 19th IUFoST World Congress and the EXPO gets inaugurated in the morning of 2nd day i.e. October 24, 2018. The scientific sessions also include the interdisciplinary areas recognized by IUFoST.

For the student community and young researchers, the world congress offers a great opportunity for scientific and technological interactions through poster presentation which would spread across 6 sessions during the congress with expectation of 800 plus poster presentations. Another opportunity for the students and researchers who are making their professional careers is the pre-conference workshop being held on the first day of the Congress. The workshop will be in select major areas of food science and technology conducted by resource faculty with rich subject expertise and hands-on experience.

The World Congress includes several other informative and knowledge providing opportunities for the delegates in the form of 'Food Industry Leaders Forum', 'Quiz Bowl', 'Presentation by Young Scientist Awardees',Visit and Interactions at the EXPO and other IUFoST related programmes. The finale will have the valedictory session and awards presentation.

The research community including young and upcoming researchers and students will have scope to interact with leading and reckoning names in food science and technology and global business houses involved in food, agri and biological related programmes. Do not miss this great scientific global event in India and commit yourself to be in Mumbai, India during October 23-27, 2018 by registering as early bird to get all the benefits of science, culture, heritage, social and culinary aspects.

Please click on Registration and get the details of fee and other details for further action.



SCIENTIFIC THEMES & TOPICS

  • Nutritionals, Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods
  • Food Engineering
  • Traditional, Indigenous and Ethnic Foods
  • Food Chain Logistics and Food Packaging
  • Food Analysis, Food Quality and Safety
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry of Foods
  • Molecular Biology, Biotechnology and Microbiology of Foods
  • Food Composition, Nutrition, Health and Wellness
  • Value Addition to Agri. Materials through Innovative Food Processing for cost effective Food Products
  • Sustainable Food Security, Prevention of Food Losses & Wastes and Future Foods
  • Capacity Building & Leadership, Training, Informatics and Networking



Detailed Programme

Detailed Programme (Version 01)
[This programme is subject to changes from time to time, as still many abstracts and acceptances of Speakers and Chairs are in the pipeline]

DAY 1 | TUESDAY, 23rd October 2018

08:30 - 17:30 | Registration

10:00 - 16:00 Pre-Conference Workshops
( Free evening for interaction amongst delegates)

Exploiting Internet Potential for Professional Development in Food Science and Technology
Daryl Lund, Don Mercer & Team

Validation and Verification in the Era of Changing Food Safety and Regulatory Requirements
Larry Keener, Vasavada Purnendu & Team

Nutritionals and Nutraceuticals - Scientific Basis for Value Addition to Healthy Food Products
Dilip Ghosh, R.B. Smartha & Team

Food Engineering Paradigms for Positive Health Functionality and Impact
K. Niranjan, R. Paul Singh, Ashim Datta & Swamy Anantheswaran

Innovation in Product Formulations through Nutri Grains [Pulses, Millets and Legumes]
Networking of three Indian Academia and R&D Institutions

Metrology and Food Analysis
G.V. Iyengar & Team

DAY 2 | WEDNESDAY, 24th October 2018

10:00 - 12:00 | Inauguration of 19th IUFoST World Congress of FST [inclusive Keynote & Chief Guest Addresses]

Keynote Address: Prof. M.S. Swaminathan - "Who Will Feed India in the Future"

12:00 - 12:30 | Inauguration of EXPO

12:30 - 13:20 | Lunch

13:30 - 14:00

Hall 1

Hall 2

Hall 3

Hall 4

Hall 5

Hall 6

Poster Hall

Special Address 01

Special Address 02

Special Address 03

Special Address 04

Special Address 05

Special Address 06

13:30 - 15:30
Poster Session 01

Dietrich Knorr

Vijay Gupta

Ruth Oniang'O

Lucia Anelich

Mary Schmidl

Ajay Sood
(Awaiting confirmation & title)

14:00 - 15:30

Sci Session 01

Sci Session 02

Sci Session 03

Sci Session 04

Sci Session 05

Sci Session 06

Challenges for Sustainable Future Food Chains

Innovative Approaches in Fishery Science and Technologies for Desirable Health Attributes

Post-Harvest Food Loss Reduction for Food Security and Sustainable Development in Africa

ICMSF - Microbial Safety of Foods

Nutrition, Food Technology and Health

Networking of Global Universities for Knowledge Advantage and Capacity Building

15:30 - 15:50 | Bio Break

16:00 - 17:30

Sci Session 07

Sci Session 08

Sci Session 09

Sci Session 10

Sci Session 11

Sci Session 12

15:30 - 17:30
Poster Session 02

Traditional, Ethnic and Indigenous Foods

Food Engineering and Thermal Process Innovations

Food Processing in the Context of Globally Advanced Sciences

Hot Topics in Food Packaging

Chemistry and Biochemistry of Foods - 01

Food Innovation

17:30 - 18:30

Interaction with Sponsors & Exhibitors;
Interaction with Global Scientists, Adhering Bodies, Delegate & Presenters

18:30 Onwards

Welcome Reception

Special Address: Invitation has gone to 30 Expertise professionals; confirmation is being received time to time with title, brief CV and photo. This will be updated dynamically in the website. This is labelled as 'Under Finalization'

Tentative Theme Indicators: Session titles are shown in select background colors and color code is detailed for different themes as annexure in last page (page 5)

DAY 3 | THURSDAY, 25th October 2018

08:30 - 10:00 | IAFoST Plenary Session
Distinguished Lecture: (Information awaited shortly from IUFoST)

10:00 - 10:30 | Bio Break

10:30 - 11:00

Hall 1

Hall 2

Hall 3

Hall 4

Hall 5

Hall 6

Poster Hall

Special Address 07

Special Address 08

Special Address 09

Special Address 10

Special Address 11

Special Address 12

10:00 - 12:00
Poster Session 03

Ashok Vaidya
(Awaiting Title)

Pawan Agarwal
(Awaiting confirmation & title)

Nigel Sunley

Junshi Chen
(Awaiting title)

R.S. Paroda
(Awaiting Title)

Daryl Lund

11:00 - 12:30

Sci Session 13

Sci Session 14

Sci Session 15

Sci Session 16

Sci Session 17

Sci Session 18

Traditional Foods Knowledge, Wisdom Practices, Informatics and Digitization - 01

Nanoscience Phenomenon in Food Processing

Management of Food Losses and Waste

Management of Food Safety Relevant to Emerging Economies

Health and Wellness Through Fruits and Vegetables - Value Addition

Networking of Research, Academia and Industrial Institutions

12:30 - 13:20 | Lunch

13:30 - 14:00

Special Address 13

Special Address 14

Special Address 15

Special Address 16

Special Address 17

Special Address 18

13:30 - 15:30
Poster Session 04

C.K. Katiyar

Under Finalization

Under Finalization

Under Finalization

Under Finalization

Under Finalization

14:00 - 15:30

Sci Session 19

Sci Session 20

Sci Session 21

Sci Session 22

Sci Session 23

Sci Session 24

15:30 - 17:30
Poster Session 05

Traditional Foods Knowledge, Wisdom Practices, Informatics and Digitization - 03

Food Engineering and Novel Non-Thermal Processing Innovations

Under Finalization

Ensuring a Safe Food Supply: Regulations and Practice

Functional Food Ingredients and Natural Antioxidants in Food Preservation and/or Health Promotion

Information Dissemination in Food Science and Technology

15:30 - 15:50 | Bio Break

16:00 - 17:30

Sci Session 25

Sci Session 26

Sci Session 27

Sci Session 28

Sci Session 29

Sci Session 30

Traditional Chinese Medicine and its Linkage to Food Habits - 01

Instant, Convenience and Snack Foods - The Nutriway Forward

Oral Presentation 01

ALACCTA - Ensuring a Safe Food Supply: Regulations and Practice

Chemistry and Biochemistry of Foods - 03

ECSS - Emerging Approaches and Technologies for Sustainable Food Supply

17:30 - 18:30: Interaction with Sponsors & Exhibitors; Interaction with Global Scientists, Adhering Bodies, Delegate & Presenters

18:30 Onwards: Fellows Dinner (Ticketed Event)

DAY 4 | FRIDAY, 26th October 2018

08:30 - 10:00

Hall 1

Hall 2

Hall 3

Hall 4

Hall 5

Hall 6

Poster Hall

Sci Session 31

Sci Session 32

Sci Session 33

Sci Session 34

Sci Session 35

Sci Session 36

10:00 - 12:00
Poster Session 06

Industry Regulations and Innovations in Health Foods

Food Engineering: A radical vision for the XXI Century

Food and Agri Business / Technologies in Relation to Geographical Agri-Diversity and Innovative Food Technologies

ILSI India - Data Requirements and Analytical Challenges in Ensuring Food Safety and Quality

Innovative Technologies for Expanding Soybean Utilization

Food and Nutrition Security and Agriculture

10:00 - 10:30 | Bio Break

10:30 - 11:00

Special Address 19

Special Address 20

Special Address 21

Special Address 22

Special Address 23

Special Address 24

Under Finalization

S. Ayyappan

Under Finalization

Under Finalization

Under Finalization

Under Finalization

11:00 - 12:30

Sci Session 37

Sci Session 38

Sci Session 39

Sci Session 40

Sci Session 41

Sci Session 42

Traditional Foods Knowledge, Wisdom Practices, Informatics and Digitization - 02

Innovations in Value Addition to Dairy Foods and Animal Nutrition

FIFSTA

New Packaging Materials to Address Sustainability

Health and Wellness Through Functional Foods: Food Components with Special Health Benefits and Traditional Distilled Wisdom

Catalyzing Innovations in Foods for Health Research Through Centre of Excellence

12:30 - 13:20 | Lunch

13:30 - 14:00

Special Address 25

Special Address 26

Special Address 27

Special Address 28

Special Address 29

Special Address 30

13:30 - 15:30
Poster Session 07

Prabodh Halde

Under Finalization

Under Finalization

Under Finalization

Pingfan Rao

Under Finalization

14:00 - 15:30

Sci Session 43

Sci Session 44

Sci Session 45

Sci Session 46

Sci Session 47

Sci Session 48

15:30 - 17:30
Poster Session 08

Health Through Spices, Herbs and Condiments - Managing the Asian Way

Meat and Poultry - Global Perspective

Under Finalization

Nutrition in Health and Disease Management: Learnings from Regulatory Science to Enable Innovation

Bioactive Proteins and Peptides in Foods for Disease Risk Reduction

ISEKI - Industry - Academia: Needs and Strategies for Joint Training Activities

15:30 - 15:50 | Bio Break

16:00 - 17:30

Sci Session 49

Sci Session 50

Sci Session 51

Sci Session 52

Sci Session 53

Sci Session 54

Traditional Chinese Medicine and its Linkage to Food
Habits - 02

Instant, Convenience and Snack Foods - The Nutriway Forward

Oral Presentation 02

GHI - Science Based Approach Towards Regulatory Issues Practice

Chemistry and Biochemistry of Foods - 02

Oral Presentation 03

17:30 - 18:30: Interaction with Sponsors & Exhibitors; Interaction with Global Scientists, Adhering Bodies, Delegate & Presenters

19:00 Onwards: Gala Dinner (Ticketed Event)

DAY 5 | SATURDAY, 27th October 2018

08:30 - 10:00

Hall 1

Hall 2

Hall 3

Hall 4

Hall 5

Hall 6

Poster Hall

Sci Session 55

Sci Session 56

Sci Session 57

Sci Session 58

Sci Session 59

Sci Session 60

10:00 - 12:00
Poster Session 09

India's Oil - Rice Bran Oil for Nutrition, Health and Wellness

ISOPOW - Water in Foods - Conservation in Processing and Sustainability

Oral Presentation 04

WAAFoST

Innovations in Beverages with Health Benefits

Under Finalization

10:30 - 11:00 | Bio Break
(Photo session and Photo OPPs of special address speakers, chairs, speakers, IUFoST Awardees, young scientists and students)

11:00 - 12:30

Sci Session 61

Sci Session 62

Sci Session 63

Sci Session 64

Sci Session 65

Sci Session 66

Oral Presentation 05

Under Finalization

Under Finalization

Under Finalization

Under Finalization

Oral Presentation 06

12:30 - 13:20 | Lunch

13:30 - 15:00

Valedictory Session: Awards Presentation & Team India Acknowledgement

Annexure - Color code for major subject themes of scientific sessions

Nutritionals,Nutraceuticals & Functional Foods

Food Engineering & Technology

Traditional, Indigenous & Ethnic Foods

Food Analysis, Food Quality & Safety

Food Chain Logistics & Food Packaging

Chemistry & Biochemistry of Foods

Capacity Building & Leadership Training, Informatics & networking

Sustainable Food Security, Prevention of Food Losses & Wastes and Future Foods

Value Addition to Agri Materials & Innovative Food Processing

Food Composition, Nutrition, Health & Wellness

Molecular Biology, Biotechnology & Microbiology of Foods



PLENARY TALKS

A major highlight of the 19thWorld Congress is the plenary talks by renowned subject expertise professionals who would share their knowledge base and provide insight into innovative thinking and research leads. Over the 5 days of congress, we envisage to have 6-8 plenary talks by leading professionals upon invitation by IUFoST India 2018. The plenary lectures are most likely to be scheduled in the early morning sessions so that it gives an opportunity for all the delegates to attend and get the benefit. The tempo of Scientific Sessions and Poster Sessions will follow after the Plenary talks and on day three morning, we will have the Distinguished Lecture through IAFoST wing of IUFost followed by New fellows induction to IAFoST.

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It is an honor to announce that Prof. M S Swaminathan, Founder Chairman of MSSRF and UNESCO Chair in Ecotechnology, M S Swaminathan Research Foundation will deliver the Keynote lecture in the IUFoST 2018 Congress at Mumbai, India.



SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS

The scientific sessions are the backbone of this intellectual Food Science and technology conference, wherein delegates do attend to share and gain knowledge for sharpening their professional expertise. At the 19th IUFoST 2018, being a World Congress of Food Science and Technology representing participation across the globe, the scientific sessions are the prime focus. Varied with contemporary and latest subject areas of food science and technology are the major strengths of this international event being held in India for the first time. Definitely the Indian Science and Technology will be shared in the Sessions with the prime focus on Food Science and Industry R&D and Capacity building leadership including small and cottage scale industries to share their 'Innovating the Innovations' concept to be a part of the Food Chain.

For the delegates, invitees and visitors, the World Congress shall be a rich bowl of intellectual stimulation in the subject area of their interest and those that are emerging in the present global scenario. In this background, it is planned to have 60 plus parallel sessions spread across 11 Scientific Sessions with participation of about 250 plus well recognized subject experts in their respective areas of specialization. A select number of scientific sessions will have Panel Discussions by expert professionals upon invitation from 19th IUFoST - India congress for topics of common interest globally and locally.

THEME: 25 billion meals a day by 2025
with Healthy, Nutritious, Safe & Diverse FOODS

SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS FINALIZED

Food Engineering and Thermal Process Innovation
Chair: Daryl Lund
Chair: C. Anandharamakrishnan

Nutrition, Food Technology and Health
Chair: Mary K. Schmidl
Chair: Delia Rodriguez-Amaya

Chemistry and Biochemistry of Foods - 01
Chair: Rui Hai Liu
Chair: J.S. Pai

Chemistry and Biochemistry of Foods - 02
Chair: Sangsuk Oh
Chair: Lara Hannah Wakim

Chemistry and Biochemistry of Foods - 03
Chair: Mariusz Piskula
Chair: Declan Troy

Functional Food Ingredients and Natural Antioxidants in Food Preservatives and/or Health Promotion
Chair: Fereidoon Shahidi
Chair: Debasis Bagchi

Ensuring a Safe Food Supply: Regulations and Practices
Chair: S. Dave
Chair: Manfred Ruthsatz

Traditional, Ethnic and Indigenous Foods
Chair: Pavinee Chinachotti
Chair: Luu Dzuan

Innovations in Value Addition to Dairy Foods and Animal Nutrition
Chair: S. Ayyappan
Chair: Raghavendra Bhatta

Challenges for Sustainable Future Food Chains
Chair: Dietrich Knorr
Chair: Walter E.L. Spiess

Traditional Foods Knowledge, Wisdom Practices, Informatics and Digitization - 01
Chair: Ashok Vaidya
Chair: R.R. Hirwani

Traditional Foods Knowledge, Wisdom Practices, Informatics and Digitization - 02
Chair: Bhushan Patwardhan
Chair: R.B. Smartha

Traditional Foods Knowledge, Wisdom Practices, Informatics and Digitization - 03
Chair: C.K. Katiyar
Chair: P.G. Rao

Networking of Research, Academia and Industrial Institutions
Chair: Geoffrey Campbell
Chair: Daryl Lund

Nutrition in Health and Disease Management: Learnings from Regulatory Science to Enable Innovations
Chair: Manfred Ruthsatz
Chair: Juan Huan

Food and Agri Business / Technologies in Relation to Geographical Agri Diversity and Innovative Food Technologies
Chair: Been-Huang Chiang
Chair: Jose Aguilera

Hot Topics in Packaging
Chair: Gordon Robertson
Chair: N.C. Saha

New Packaging Materials to Address Sustainability
Chair: Claire Koelsch Sand
Chair: T.K. Srinivasa Gopal

Networking of Global Universities for Knowledge Advantage and Capacity Building
Chair: G.D. Yadav
Chair: Krishan Lal

ALACCTA Session - Latin American Food Regulatory Environment and its Implications on Processed Foods
Chair: Sara Valdes
Chair: Delia Rodrigues-Amaya

GHI Session - Science Based Approach Towards Regulatory Issues
Chair: Huub Lelieveld
Chair: Viduranga Waisundara

Post-Harvest Food Loss Reduction for Food Security and Sustainable Development in Africa
Chair: Ruth Oniang'O
Chair: Ogugua Charles Aworh

Bioactive Proteins and Peptides in Food for Disease Risk Reduction
Chair: Rotimi Aluko
Chair: Jianping Wu

Health Through Spices, Herbs and Condiments - Managing the Asian Way
Chair: Prabodh Halde
Chair: Dhanakumar

Health and Wellness Through Fruits and Vegetables - Value Addition
Chair: R.S. Paroda
Chair: Panjab Singh

India ILSI Session - Data Requirements and Analytical Challenges in Ensuring Food Safety and Quality
Chair: Pai Panandiker
Chair: Rekha Sinha

India's Oil - Rice Bran Oil for Nutrition, Health and Wellness
Chair: R.B.N. Prasad
Chair: A.G. Appu Rao

Innovative Approaches in Fishery Science and Technologies for Desirable Health Attributes
Chair: Vijay Gupta
Chair: S. Ayyappan

Nanoscience Phenomenon in Food Processing
Chair: Hongda Chen
Chair: Hyun Jin Park

ECSS Session - Emerging Approaches and Technologies for Sustainable Food Supply
Chair: M. Azad Emin
Chair: Anet Rezek Jambrak

Innovative Technologies for Expanding Soybean Utilization
Chair: Keshun Liu
Chair: M. Murali Krishna

Health and Wellness Through Functional Foods: Food Components with Special Health Benefits and Traditional Distilled Wisdom
Chair: Alastair Hicks
Chair: Lucy Sun Hwang

Food Engineering and Novel Non-Thermal Processing Innovations
Chair: Hosahalli Ramaswamy
Chair: C. Vasudevappa

Food Engineering: A radical vision for the XXI Century
Chair: R. Anantheswaran
Chair: K. Niranjan

ISEKI Session - Industry - Academia: Needs and Strategies for Joint Training Activities
Chair: Cristina L. Silva
Chair: Gerhard Schleining

Catalyzing Innovations in Foods for Health Research Through Centers of Excellence
Chair: Harjinder Singh
Chair: R. Paul Singh

ISOPOW Session - Water in Foods - Conservation in Processing and Sustainability
Chair: Yrjo H. Roos



SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS in PIPELINE

Food Processing in the Context of Globally Advanced Sciences
Chair: Ken Buckle
Chair: Brijesh Tiwarir

Advances in Molecular Biology as Relevant to Food Technology
Chair: Michael S. Knowles
Chair: Brijesh Tiwari

Management of Food Losses and Waste
Chair: Dietrich Knorr
Chair: Mary Ann Augustin

Hygienic Design Engineering of Food Equipment
Chair: Lamert Baas
Chair: A. Subramani

Information Dissemination in Food Science and Technology
Chair: To be nominated by IFiS
Chair: To be nominated by IFiS

FIFSTA Session
Chair: Luu Dzuan
Chair: Aman Wirakartakusumah

Community Nutrition Reachout
Chair: Dr. Ms. Mahtab S. Bamji

WAAFoST Session
Chair: Francis Zotor
Chair: Bola Osinova

ICMSF Session - Microbial Safety of Foods
Chair: Lucia Anleich
Chair: Kiran

Traditional Chinese Medicine and its Linkage to Food Habits - 01
Chair: Ke Lijing
Chair: Pingfan Rao

Traditional Chinese Medicine and its Linkage to Food Habits - 02
Chair: Lieu
Chair: Pingfan Rao

Instant, Convenience and Snack Foods - The Nutriway Forward
Chair: Hitesh Vyas
Chair: Jamuna Prakash

Meat and Poultry - Global Perspective
Chair: George Ooko Abong
Chair: Harshul Vora

Food Innovation
Chair: Rosemary Maguire
Chair: Darunee Edwards

Food and Nutrition Security and Agriculture
Chair: Krishan Lal
Chair: Volker ter Meulen

Industry Regulations and Innovations in Health Foods
Chair: R.B. Smartha
Chair: Dilip Ghosh

Innovations in Beverages with Health Benefits
Chair: To be nominated



ORAL PRESENTATION - AN OPPORTUNITY

There is an opportunity for researchers/academicians, who are in their progressive years of profession to submit their research abstract, meeting the guidelines for consideration as ORAL presentation in scientific sessions. If the abstract is approved by the Scientific Review committee for oral presentation, then the participant has register as a speaker delegate. He/She will meet all the expenses to participate in IUFoST 2018 and make the presentation.



POSTER PRESENTATION

One of the major scientific programmes of IUFoST 2018 Congress is the poster presentation that provides a unique opportunity for students, researchers and academicians to present their research breakthroughs in multi-facets of food science and technology for interactions with global and national scientific fraternity. The participation of distinguished delegates across the globe representing a diverse range of industries, national institutions, centres of academic excellence, national & multi-national business houses, government policy makers, non-government organizations and other leading professionals is a rare opportunity for the young students and researchers to share their research intellect as well as look for futuristic career growth in their area of research expertise. The IUFoST 2018 Congress encourages large number of poster presentations with a competitive angle for selecting Best Poster for Awards in respective subject categories. The poster presentation session will be arranged in parallel with scientific sessions with sufficient time for interaction with proper schedules.

The poster presentation is only for registered delegates and each registered delegate is entitled to present TWO posters at the IUFoST 2018 Congress.



WORKSHOP

In every IUFoST Congress, it is a common practice to have on the first day, a workshop being conducted in a contempory once related to Food Science & Technology. In this connection, it is contemplated to have at parallel workshops shall be arranged on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 starting at 9.30 am in the morning and closing at 4.00 pm in the evening. There will be different topics not only with region specific interest such as food safety, innovations in dairy products, aspects of hygienic engineering design and manufacture as well as also to include food analysis and other vibrant topics for workshops for students and Young Faculty with global Participants. These are under consultations and the details will be uploaded shortly so that the students and faculties and the R&D personnel can lock in their names as per appropriate details in registration when this page is uploaded with all relevant details. We also encourage Industry Participants to take these courses / workshops as it gives in a capsule the latest in the field by Global Experts.

Several suggestions have come in for the workshops in the areas of Food Safety, Dairy Sector, Food Analysis, Informatics and Documentations and Capacity Development. As more suggestions come in and the suggested topics get crystalised into workshop sessions it will be hosted on this website.

THEME: 25 BILLION MEALS A DAY BY 2025
with Healthy, Nutritious, Safe & Diverse FOODS

Pre-Congress Workshop Title [Tentative] - October 23, 2018 (10:00 am to 04:00 pm)
Workshop Titles Announced
1. Exploiting Internet Potential for Professional Development in Food Science and Technology
Daryl Lund, Don Mercer & Team
2. Food Safety Validation and Verification in Context of Global Food Safety
Purnendu C. Vasavada, Larry Keener & Team
3. Nutritionals and Nutraceuticals- Scientific Basis for Value Addition to Healthy Food Products
Dilip Ghosh, R.B. Smarta & Team
4. Food Engineering Paradigms for Positive Health Functionality and Impact
K. Niranjan, R. Paul Singh, Ashim Datta & Swamy Anantheswaran
5. Innovation in Product Formulations through Nutri Grains [Pulses, Millets & Legumes]
Networking of three Indian Academia and R&D Institutions
. Workshops details subject to alteration



IMPORTANT DATES

EVENTS DATES AVAIL OFFERS
IUFoST 2018 October 23-27, 2018 Click Here
ORAL ABSTRACT SUBMISSION Upto April 6,2018 Click Here
POSTER ABSTRACT SUBMISSION Upto April 30,2018 Click Here
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION OFFER Upto May 15, 2018 Click Here
WORKSHOP REGISTRATION OFFER Upto May 15, 2018 Click Here
REGULAR REGISTRATION OFFER April 01 to July 31,2018 Click Here
EXHIBITION PRIME SPACE BOOKING Upto March 31,2018 Click Here
EXHIBITION REGULAR SPACE BOOKING April 01 to October 15,2018 Click Here



World Food Congress Competitions

The IUFoST World Congress of Food Science and Technology is a forum to highlight cutting-edge topics of global concern and the latest innovations that aim to strengthen the global voice for food science and technology for the benefit of humanity. The 19th World Food Congress, to be held in Mumbai, India, will address these issues using the theme "25 billion meals a day by 2025, with healthy, nutritious, safe and diverse foods". For more information on the IUFoST World Congress please go here.


IUFoST is committed to providing opportunities for the next generation of food scientists and technologists to demonstrate their skill and ingenuity in addressing today's pressing issues. The Four Competitions will be held in Mumbai to inspire and recognise innovation and leadership in food science and technology: Read more about them below and spread the word to students, young scientists, and your colleagues who work with them. You are encouraged to nominate candidates for or apply for the following competitions:


IUFoST FOOD SCIENCE STUDENTS FIGHTING HUNGER: A GLOBAL STUDENT NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT COMPETITION
The purpose of this competition is to encourage food science and technology undergraduate students to use their knowledge and skills to develop innovative food products to fight hunger. Students are challenged to develop a nutritious product based on regional raw materials and technologies. The primary focus is on the practical application of scientific and technological principles with the concern for safety, sensory acceptability, shelf life, health and marketability.
Deadline for submission of a letter with project and product details is April 1, 2018. Find full information on competition, the application process, dates and application form here.



IUFoST YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARDS COMPETITIONS
The Young Scientist Competition, begun in 2006, continues to offer young scientists unique access to and insight into the World Food Congress, its expert speakers and the food scientists and technologists attending. Seven young scientists in their first post-doctoral position, first academic position, age 35 or under, will be selected from nominees to attend the Congress. Each young scientist will address a global audience with his or her research following a plenary speaker. He or she will then join over 2000 other food scientists and technologists to experience this global event.
Nominations close on April 1, 2018. Find the competition details and nomination form here.



IUFoST FOOD SAFETY WITHOUT BORDERS GRADUATE STUDENT PAPER COMPETITION

Food Safety has been identified as a key focus area for IUFoST that requires local solutions based on globally applicable principles. Food science and technology students enrolled in a M.Sc. or Ph.D. programme are invited to submit an academic paper with the objective of enhancing global food safety. The paper should address a food safety issue arising from an indigenous food from their home country or region in a practical way
Applications must be received by April 1, 2018 and will be considered by an international jury in conjunction with IUFoST. Find the details and application form here.


IUFoST ROSE SPIESS AWARD FOR A SUSTAINABLE FOOD SUPPLY
Food science and technology plays an important role of ensuring the health and wellbeing of people around the world and is essential to resolving food safety and sustainability challenges now and in the future. How that happens is unique to each country-even right down to communities within each country. The IUFoST Student Video Competition is your chance to tell the story of the positive impact of food science in your region, country or community.
Applications must be received by April 1, 2018 and will be considered by an international jury in conjunction with IUFoST. Find the details and application form here.


Please read the competition rules. Be sure to follow them to avoid disqualification. Once you have perfected your video, send an email to with the Subject STUDENT VIDEO COMPETITION. The email to Janet Viljoen janet@janetviljoen.co.za must include a link to a video storage service which has your video (e.g. Drop Box, Google Drive, OneDrive etc.). IUFoST will upload your video from your storage site. Applications must be received by April 1, 2018 and will be considered by an international jury in conjunction with IUFoST. Find the details and application form here.



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