Abstract - Paper Submission

IFW 2020 organizing committee invites all interested individuals to submit abstracts for a poster presentation. The abstract submission will be opened soon.

Abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee. Notification of acceptance will be sent to the Presenter’s e-mail address. Scientific Committee’s decisions will be based upon evaluation of its scientific standard. The scientific committee reserves the right to assign each accepted abstract into the most appropriate form of presentation. After selection, all presenting authors will be provided with full information regarding PowerPoint preparation, poster size, style and layout, as required.

Topics available during IFW 2020 abstract submission (not final list)

  • The role of insects in food and feed production systems
  • Highlights of using insects for food, feed and pharma
  • Ethno-entomology
  • Farming insects
  • Special food production systems
  • Nutrition, processing and conservation of edible insects
  • Insects as food and feed components and supplements
  • Environmental issues in gathering and farming insects
  • Food safety, legislation, and policy
  • Marketing, and economics
  • Consumer attitudes
  • Edible insects and ethics
  • Future research and conducive policies

Abstract submission guidelines

For the abstract please use the provided template only, (PDF Template or  Word Template), and convert into a PDF when completed.

  • Authors will be notified of the abstract acceptance/rejection no later than March 16, 2020.
  • All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English with a quality of spelling and grammar suitable for publication. 
  • Each abstract should be a maximum of one pages, letter format, including figures and exactly conform to the format of the template provided.
    • Use the editable template by clicking on the section you would like to fill in and start your typing or overwriting.  This ensures that all your data is in the correct format.  Please do not remove the format outlined in the template; abstracts that are different from the format will be returned to authors for revision.  If you would like to insert a graphic, insert it in the text box provided, with an appropriate figure caption.  All abstracts including your recent photo must fit entirely in one page.  Be sure to underline the presenting author.
  • Oral: Oral presentations will be 10 minutes with 5 minutes for questions. Spaces are limited. Those who are not successful in securing an oral presentation may be offered to present their abstract in a poster format.
  • Poster:  Presenters will be asked to be available to answer questions during a dedicated poster viewing time.
  • There is no limit to the number of abstracts an author may submit.  The presenting (underlined) author must be registered for the meeting in order for the abstract to be accepted and be available to give the oral presentation or to present the poster.

Before you begin the submission process, please prepare the following information:

  1. Presenting author's contact information:
    • Full given name and family name
    • Main affiliation details: institution, address, city, province/state, country, post/zip code
    • E-mail address
    • Phone number where you can easily be reached 
       
  2. Co-authors' information:
    • Full given name and family name
    • Main affiliation
    • E-mail address
       
  3. A PDF copy of your abstract which you will be required to upload during the submission process.

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Important Dates

Call for papers 
October 23, 2019

Call for papers and registration starts
November 1, 2019

Abstract submission deadline
March 5, 2020

Paper acceptance notice
March 16, 2020

Early bird and presenting author registration deadline
April 4, 2020

Conference
June 2-6, 2020

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