NZIFST Conference 2018, 3rd - 5th July
Distinction Hotel, Te Rapa, HAMILTON
We invite submission of abstracts for ORAL & POSTER presentation.
To signal your interest, please send your EXPRESSION of INTEREST NOW to firstname.lastname@example.org
And note that final abstract closing dates are: ORAL - 5 March - CLOSED
POSTER - 15 April - CLOSED
We have limited oral prsentation spaces available so the committee reserves the right to assign your presentation to either category, or to decline it.
Students - if you are a member of NZIFST you can enter the student POSTER competition - up to $1,000 in prize money!
Conference sessions include but are not limited to:
Food Safety Microbiology Consumers and Nutrition Processing & Technology Exporting Sensory The Meal Kit Market Packaging Alternative Proteins Fermented Foods Minimal Processing Regulation/legislation Meat Waste Compliance & Risk
CLOSING DATES: to be considered for presentation:
ORAL Abstracts must be received by 5 MARCH 2018.
POSTER abstracts must be received by 15 APRIL 2018
Late entries will be considered at the discretion of the committee.
1. The presenting author must be identified, and if the abstract is accepted they must register for the conference.
2. The committee reserves the right to accept an abstract for presentation as an ORAL paper; offer it for presentation as a POSTER; or to decline it.
3. Abstracts will NOT be peer reviewed
Click here for the templates ORAL abstract template ; POSTER abstract template
Maximum 250 words in the text of your abstract
Bold the presenting author’s name
State briefly, what was done, how it was done, major results, and conclusions
Define all acronyms and abbreviations. Non-standard or uncommon abbreviations should be avoided
Do not cite references
Keywords are required; Maximum 5 keywords; Avoid general and plural terms and multiple concepts (avoid, for example, 'and', 'of'); be sparing with abbreviations.
Highlights are recommended, consisting of 3 bullet points (2 x core findings and 1 x indicating industry relevance).
All abstracts should be sent as:
MS Word; Times New Roman; Font size 11; 1.5 line spacing to type; Maximum 250 words.
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