48th Annual Food Science and Technology Conference will be hosted by UL and IFSTI

48th Annual Food Science and Technology Conference will be hosted by UL and IFSTI

5th November 2019

Registration: All interested parties can register at https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/48th-annual-food-science-and-technology-conference-tickets-79698663849

University of Limerick and the Institute of Food Science and Technology of Ireland (IFSTI) are delighted to announce the 48th Annual Food Science and Technology Conference on 16 December 2019. The primary purpose of the conference is assisting the professional development of young food scientists by providing them with opportunities to present their research in the broader food science and technology area, to interact and network with their peers, and to hear keynote addresses on a range of food-related issues from professionals working in the food industry. It also provides an exciting snapshot of the diversity and depth of food science and technology research ongoing in Ireland and a valuable opportunity to build new collaborations. Kerry Group will also host a careers stand at the event.


The main themes of the conference are:

·        Food Processing and Technology Innovations

·        Advances in Food Chemistry and Technology

·        Food Safety and Quality

·        Nutrition and Health

·        Food Business and Marketing

·        Sustainable Food Production

Abstract Submission Instructions:  Abstract submission is now open for oral and poster presentations. Abstracts should be no longer than 300 words. They should briefly include an introduction, objective and materials and methods. The main focus should be on results and the abstract should end with a conclusion. Sufficient information should be provided (e.g., number of experimental units, means, standard errors and statistical significance) to enable the reader to evaluate the conclusions drawn. The abstract template is attached or can be downloaded from here. Completed abstracts should be submitted by email to IFSTIconference2019@ul.ie before November 25th 2019.

Conference queries can be submitted to IFSTIconference2019@ul.ie

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