We invite the scientific community working on Food Safety to submit abstracts for oral (15 + 5 min discussion) or poster communications. All scientific contributions are subject to a peer review process, and authors selected for oral communications will be notified by May 29th. The submission of works concerning Food Chemical Contaminants are welcome.

The highest quality works may submit a full paper version until 30th September 2017 for a Food Additives & Contaminants: Part A issue that will be dedicated to the conference - Learn more.

Submit an abstract to ICFC 2017

Abstract Submission Details

  • Only the abstracts of participants with complete registration will be published on the book of abstracts;
  • Upon notification of acceptance, unregistered author must complete their registration in 10 business days;
  • One registered participant can submit no more than two abstracts;
  • Only abstracts submitted in English will be reviewed;
  • Only abstracts submitted via the online submission system will be considered;
  • Abstracts must not exceed 2000 characters (excluding the title, authors and affiliations);
  • Submissions should follow the instructions within the submission portal;
  • Abstracts should be original work;
  • An abstract must be submitted by the presenting author;
  • All abbreviations must be spelled out on first use;
  • Abstracts should be thoroughly checked for spelling and grammar.

Deadline for abstract submission: May 19 2017

The table below presents the main deadlines for this event. To know all relevant dates associated with the event, click the Read More button.

ActivityDeadline date
Student grant applications March 31
Grant results published April 18
Abstract submission May 19
Early-bird registration May 19
Author notification (abstracts) May 29

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A special issue of the jounal "Food Additives & Contaminants - Part A" will be dedicated to the Proceedings of ICFC 2017 – 2nd International Conference on Food Contaminants. Similar to other publications in these areas, authors can expect that:

  • All manuscripts will be peer-reviewed by a minimum of two independent referees
  • Only manuscripts recommended for publication can be accepted
  • It usually takes at least 4-6 weeks from submission to receiving feedback

All manuscripts must be submitted by September 30th 2017, using the 'Manuscript Central' website.

Further instructions can be found in the "Instructions for Authors"

Download the "Instructions for Authors"

The ICFC2017 organizing committee has three student grants to be awarded in a competitive basis to MSc or PhD students aiming to participate in ICFC2017. The grant will cover the cost of the participant fee (130€).

To participate in the competition, applicants must fill in the form below. Deadline for application is March 31.


Applications closed.


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