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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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Global Food Security are cordially invited for presentation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
Tentative Scientific Program Release   January 24, 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 academic 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.

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. View 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) Making Food Science Education and Research Activities More Attractive for University Students and Food Enterprises by Utilizing Open Innovative Space Approach
A-M. Saarela
2) The Use of Electronic Shelf Labels in the Retail Food Sector
Brent McKenzie, Victoria Taylor
3) Hyperspectral Imaging and Nonlinear Fukunaga-Koontz Transform Based Food Inspection
Hamidullah Binol, Abdullah Bal
4) 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
5) An Analysis of Organoleptic Qualities of a Three-Course Menu from Moringa Leaves in Mubi, Adamawa State Nigeria
Rukaiya Suleiman Umar, Annah Kwadu Medugu
6) Determinants of Profitability in Indian Pharmaceutical Firms in the New Intellectual Property Rights Regime
Shilpi Tyagi, D. K. Nauriyal
7) Physical Properties of Nine Nigerian Staple Food Flours Related to Bulk Handling and Processing
Ogunsina Babatunde, Aregbesola Omotayo, Adebayo Adewale, Odunlami Johnson
8) Promoting Biofuels in India: Assessing Land Use Shifts Using Econometric Acreage Response Models
Y. Bhatt, N. Ghosh, N. Tiwari
9) The Impact of Water Reservoirs on Biodiversity and Food Security and the Creation of Adaptation Mechanisms
Inom S. Normatov, Abulqosim Muminov, Parviz I. Normatov
10) Comparative Analysis of Pit Composting and Vermicomposting in a Tropical Environment
E. Ewemoje Oluseyi, T. A. Ewemoje, A. A. Adedeji
11) An Extended Model for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security in the Agrifood Sector
Ioannis Manikas
12) Using Focus Groups to Identify Mon Set Menus of Bang Kadi Community in Bangkok
S. Nitiworakarn
13) The Effect of Fast Food Globalisation on Students’ Food Choice
Ijeoma Chinyere Ukonu
14) Spatially Random Sampling for Retail Food Risk Factors Study
Guilan Huang
15) Ligandless Extraction and Determination of Trace Amounts of Lead in Pomegranate, Zucchini and Lettuce Samples after Dispersive Liquid-Liquid Microextraction with Ultrasonic Bath and Optimization of Extraction Condition with RSM Design
Fariba Tadayon, Elmira Hassanlou, Hasan Bagheri, Mostafa Jafarian