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ICGFS 2016 : 18th International Conference on Global Food Security

Miami, USA
March 24 - 25, 2016

Conference Code: 16US03ICGFS

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICGFS 2016: 18th International Conference on Global Food Security aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Global Food Security. 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 Global Food Security.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Global Food Security are cordially invited for presentation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

ICGFS 2016 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Global Food Security. 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   January 31, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   February 10, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   February 24, 2016
Conference Dates   March 24 - 25, 2016

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) Nutrition and Food Safety as Strategic Assets
Daniel C. S. Lim, W. Y. Tan
4) 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
5) Impact of HIV/AIDS on Food Security in Pala Sub-Location, Bondo District, Kenya
S. B. Otieno, Were Fred, E. W. Kabiru, K. Waza
6) 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
7) Consumer Choice Determinants in Context of Functional Food
E. Grochowska-Niedworok, K. Brukało, M. Kardas
8) Geo-Spatial Methods to Better Understand Urban Food Deserts
Brian Ceh, Alison Jackson-Holland
9) User Survey on Food and Drinks in Japanese Public Libraries
Marika Kawamoto, Keita Tsuji
10) A Retrospective Cohort Study on an Outbreak of Gastroenteritis Linked to a Buffet Lunch Served during a Conference in Accra
Benjamin Osei Tutu, Sharon Annison
11) Measuring Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points Implementation in Riyadh Hospitals
A. Alrasheed, I. Connerton
12) The Association between Food Security Status and Depression in Two Iranian Ethnic Groups Living in Northwest of Iran
A. Rezazadeh, N. Omidvar, H. Eini-Zinab
13) Assessment of the Situation and the Cause of Junk Food Consumption in Iranians: A Qualitative Study
A. Rezazadeh, B Damari, S. Riazi-Esfahani, M. Hajian
14) Determining Food Habits in Süleymanpasa Town of Tekirdag City, Turkey
Emine Yilmaz, Ismail Yilmaz, Harun Uran
15) Making Food Science Education and Research Activities More Attractive for University Students and Food Enterprises by Utilizing Open Innovative Space Approach
A-M. Saarela

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