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Food Factor I Barcelona Conference

This three day conference will offer an excellent opportunity to learn and discuss about the latest research results, insights, advances... in the field of food science. 

Some core topics proposed for the conference will include:

- Food chemistry and biochemistry: food bioactives, chemistry of food additives and preservatives, chemical analysis for the determination of authenticity and origin of foods...
- Food microbiology: rapid detection of foodborne pathogens, microbial risk analysis, food contamination...
- Food physics: thermal and non-thermal modifications of foods, multiscale computer simulation and mathematical modeling of food structures...
- Food analysis: instrumental techniques, analysis of sensory properties of foods, imaging techniques...
- Food processing and packaging: active and intelligent packaging, modified atmosphere packaging, waste reduction in food processing...
- Food engineering and hygienic design: heat, mass transfer and fluid flow in food processing; finding, correcting and preventing hazards in food industry...
- Environmental impact of food production and consumption: food waste impact on climate, water, land and biodiversity, ways of reducing environmental impact...
- Foods of plant origin: soil science, farming animal science, plant and crop protec

18 May 2016
Deadline for early registration

15 June 2016
Deadline for abstract submission 
(for oral presentations)