Submit a Proposal to Host our Next Conference

Are you interested in hosting one of our International Conferences? The Functional Food Center and Academic Society for Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds is now accepting conference proposals for the years 2016 - 2018. Proposals may be submitted by any university or organization related to functional and medical foods, bioactive compounds (prebiotic compounds, sterols, minerals, vitamins, anthocyanins, anthocyanidins, dietary fiber, flavonoids, flavonols, lipids, omega-3 fatty acids, phenolic acid, polyphenol, phytochemicals, phytoestrogen, etc.), nutrition, nutrigenomics, or prevention and management of chronic diseases (such as diabetes, obesity, cancer, cardiovascular disorders, metabolic syndrome, etc.).

The main goal of our conferences is to bring together experts in medicine, biology and the food industry to discuss the contribution of functional/medical foods and bioactive compounds in the prevention and management of chronic diseases. In your proposal, please list:

  1. Your name, contact information, and bio-sketch
  2. Event date
  3. Location
  4. Conference title, topics, and highlighted concepts
  5. Conference room reservation
  6. Sponsors (if available)
  7. Relevant industry perspectives (optional)
  8. Potential organizing committee members and keynote speakers may also be included

Also in your proposal, please include 3 statements that specifies:

  1. That your organization agrees to be a co-organizer of this conference 
  2. Why your proposed meeting is important in the functional food community
  3. Why your meeting topic is timely or important now

Proposals can be submitted at any time of the year by email. Topics regarding bioactive compounds, functional foods, medical foods and/or chronic diseases including CVD, diabetes and obesity are encouraged. Topics must be relevant to functional foods and/or bioactive compounds. All functional food related concepts and proposals are welcome and we thank you in advance for your interest in submitting a conference proposal with Functional Food Center.

Proposals will be reviewed by the Scientific Panel of Functional Food Center, Academic Society of Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds, and Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Functional Foods in Health and Disease. Once your proposal has been submitted, we will contact you within 7 business days to discuss future collaboration.

Please e-mail proposals to: