Abstract Submission

The abstract submission period for the “8th International Food Data Conference (8th IFDC)” event ended on 15th May 2009.

Topics for abstracts

“Quality Food Composition Data: Key for Health and Trade” is the main theme of this conference in 2009. This forum welcomes abstracts which cover various areas related to the theme. For example, quality systems and standards for data generation, compilation and evaluation; emerging techniques for analysis of nutrients and bioactive compounds; new food composition data; new technology for data compilation and applications; innovative use of food composition data; current activities on food composition at national and regional food data network.

A guideline for abstract preparation

The abstract should be written in one paragraph, must not exceed 350 words. The entire abstract must fit on one page. It must be typed in English using font type Arial.

Structure format: the abstract includes title, name(s) of author(s) and institution(s), Rationale and
objective(s), materials and methods, results, discussion and conclusions. Five keywords are placed towards the end of the text.

Typing format: The title should be typed in Arial, bold 12 pt with upper case letters and centered.
Arial, 11 pt is used for Author(s) first and last name(s), institutional affiliation(s) and abstract text. In case of more than one author, please underline the presenter’s name.

Acceptance of abstract: upon receiving, the Scientific Committee will evaluate your abstract. By 30th May 2009, the abstract presenter will be notified the results of evaluation: acceptance (oral or poster presentation) or rejection via e-mail.
The accepted abstract will appear in the Abstract book as submitted by the authors. No editing will be provided.


If you have any queries……. please contact the Organising Committee at 8ifdc.mahidol@gmail.com