DAYS TO GO

KEY DATES

Abstract Submission Opening  May 30th, 2019
Registration Opening  
September 1st, 2019
Abstract Submission deadline December 22nd, 2019
Abstract Acceptance February 15th, 2020
Early Registration deadline February 29th, 2020
Late Registration deadline  May 15th​, 2020
 FBHC 2020 16th - 19th  ​June 2020
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Dear Friends and Colleagues,
It is our great pleasure to invite you to participate in the 3rd International Conference on Food Bioactives & Health, that will be held from the 16th to the 19th of June 2020 in the amazing city of Parma, Italy.
This third conference in the series comes after the great success of the previous meetings, held in Norwich in 2016 and in Lisbon in 2018. Both events were very well organized and were a great success. We are, therefore, committed to match these standards and are preparing what we are sure will be a unique event.
The topics addressed by FBHC2020 have been broadened to cover a wide range of topics on food bioactives and health, including (poly)phenols, carotenoids, glucosinolates & other organosulfur compounds, fatty acids & sterols, polysaccharides, and peptides & protein. In addition, a session will be devoted to toxic compounds, an often overlooked topic that is important from a holistic perspective in the role of food bioactives and their impact on human health. Particular attention will be paid on transversal topics such as personalised nutrition, gut microbiota, dietary intake, and nutritional policy. The Conference aims to offer plenty of networking opportunities, providing the chance to interact with renowned scientists and to stimulate creative exchange among researchers. Young scientists will have a lot of opportunities to showcase their work and obtain feedback from experienced international scientist.
June is a perfect time to visit Parma, a lively and cultural city, located in Northern Italy, that is surrounded by parks, vineyards, lakes and medieval castles. Most importantly, Parma is a “food city”. It has been recognised as UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy and hosts the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) headquarters. The congress year, 2020, will be a great time to visit Parma as it will be the Italian Capital of Culture and full of numerous special attractions. In addition, we are planning a “family friendly conference”, with organized activities for the children of delegates during the sessions, including "learning through playing” games focusing on healthy nutrition and lifestyle.
We hope you will participate in what will be a memorable conference in the beautiful city of Parma!  
With best wishes,
The Organizing Committee

 

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