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ICAFNS 2015 : 17th International Conference on Agrobiotechnology, Food and Nutritional Science

Dubai, UAE
February 26 - 27, 2015

Conference Code: 15AE02ICAFNS

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICAFNS 2015: 17th International Conference on Agrobiotechnology, Food and Nutritional Science aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Agrobiotechnology, Food and Nutritional Science. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Agrobiotechnology, Food and Nutritional Science.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Agrobiotechnology, Food and Nutritional Science are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICAFNS 2015 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Agrobiotechnology, Food and Nutritional Science. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   December 31, 2014
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   January 10, 2015
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   January 31, 2015
Conference Dates   February 26 - 27, 2015

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Household Food Insecurity and Associated Coping Strategies in Urban, Peri-Urban and Rural Settings: A Case of Morogoro and Iringa Towns, Tanzania
U. Tumaini, J. Msuya
2) Web-Based Tools to Increase Public Understanding of Nuclear Technology and Food Irradiation
Denise Levy, Anna Lucia C. H. Villavicencio
3) Nutritional Value Determination of Different Varieties of Oats and Barley Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Method for the Horses Nutrition
V. Viliene, V. Sasyte, A. Raceviciute-Stupeliene, R. Gruzauskas
4) Nutrition and Food Safety as Strategic Assets
Daniel C. S. Lim, W. Y. Tan
5) Radiation Usage Impact of on Anti-Nutritional Compounds (Antitrypsin and Phytic Acid) of Livestock and Poultry Foods
Mohammad Khosravi, Ali Kiani, Behroz Dastar, Parvin Showrang
6) Factors Determining Selection of Essential Nutrition Supplements
Daniel C. S. Lim
7) Food Security Model and the Role of Community Empowerment: The Case of a Marginalized Village in Mexico, Tatoxcac, Puebla
Marco Antonio Lara De la Calleja, María Catalina Ovando Chico, Eduardo Lopez Ruiz
8) Combinatory Nutrition Supplementation: A Case of Synergy for Increasing Calcium Bioavailability
Daniel C. S. Lim, Eric Y. M. Yeo, W. Y. Tan
9) Impact of HIV/AIDS on Food Security in Pala Sub-Location, Bondo District, Kenya
S. B. Otieno, Were Fred, E. W. Kabiru, K. Waza
10) Synthesis of Highly Sensitive Molecular Imprinted Sensor for Selective Determination of Doxycycline in Honey Samples
Nadia El Alami El Hassani, Soukaina Motia, Benachir Bouchikhi, Nezha El Bari
11) Determining Food Habits in Süleymanpasa Town of Tekirdag City, Turkey
Emine Yilmaz, Ismail Yilmaz, Harun Uran
12) Making Food Science Education and Research Activities More Attractive for University Students and Food Enterprises by Utilizing Open Innovative Space Approach
A-M. Saarela
13) Occurrence of Foreign Matter in Food: Applied Identification Method - Association of Official Agricultural Chemists (AOAC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
E. C. Mattos, V. S. M. G. Daros, R. Dal Col, A. L. Nascimento
14) The Use of Electronic Shelf Labels in the Retail Food Sector
Brent McKenzie, Victoria Taylor
15) Determinants of Profitability in Indian Pharmaceutical Firms in the New Intellectual Property Rights Regime
Shilpi Tyagi, D. K. Nauriyal

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