Best Oral Presentation Award: The best oral presentation will be chosen after considering all presenters at the conference and determining which oral presentation was the most effective, and professional, and was delivered through a speaker that was engaging, authoritative and impactful.
Best Poster Presentation Award: The best poster presentation will be chosen based off of the evaluation of the poster information which will include: efficient visuals for the audience, quality presentation of the research, and the overall format/layout of the presenters posters.
Best Full Paper Award: The best full article will be chosen from participants who submit their full article to the journal of Functional foods in Health and Disease. Article should be generally accepted for publication (decision will be made by the Editorial Team of journal).
Best Special Session Organizer Award: Special sessions are small and specialized events to be held during the conference as a set of oral and poster presentations with a highly specialized theme. The goal of special sessions (minimum 4 presenters; maximum 7) is to provide a focused discussion on innovative topics.
Best Functional Food Product Award: The best functional food product will be chosen based on the developed product being something innovative that meets a consumer's needs or trend, efficient use of nutritional ingredients, possible commercial success of your product, evidence for the functionality of the product and its ability to prevent or manage chronic diseases and its symptoms, as well as how else your product may stand out and give an edge to the competition.
The awards will be presented to the author(s) at the time of conference, selected by the Conference Committee and Session Chairs.
The decision criterion will consider both the paper quality and the presentation quality (feedback given by main conference organizers, session chairs, and organizing committee members at the conference venue).