Note: The abstracts for oral and poster submission last date was April 30, 2018. As you are aware the oral abstracts because being over subscribed was fore closed on 6th April 2018.
However, the posters continued to come in at a constant pace and the last date was 30th April 2018. Number of Institutions and Academia globally in dialogue with Organizers and through various media interactions have requested for an extension to submit their posters through proper channel as it will take additional 15-20 days. Considering this request the Scientific Committee in its wisdom has extended the receival of Poster abstracts till Thursday, May 31, 2018. Commensurate with it and logistically the early bird offer for registration also stands extended to Friday, June 15, 2018.

You may kindly make use of this extended period and submit your poster abstracts at the earliest for giving enough time for the Congress to process the abstracts for acceptance and allow time to Register you with Early Bird offer.

One of the major scientific programmes of IUFoST 2018 Congress is the poster presentation that provides a unique opportunity for students, researchers, academiciansand Industry R&D to present their research breakthroughs in multi-facets of food science and technology for interactions with global and national scientific fraternity. The participation of distinguished delegates across the globe representing a diverse range of industries, national institutions, centres of academic excellence, national & multi-national business houses, governmentpolicy makers, non-government organizations and other leading professionals is a rare opportunity for the young students and researchers to share their research intellect and sharpen their scientific capabilities as well as look for futuristic career growth in their area of desired expertise. The IUFoST 2018 Congress encourages to havelarge number of poster presentations with a competitive angle in terms of awarding several prizes for Best Posters in many subject categories. The poster presentation sessions will be arranged in parallel with scientific sessions and other events and will be open for longer hours for better viewing and interactions such that people do not miss, posters for sessions or vice versa!

The poster presentation is only for registered delegates and each registered delegate can present not more than two approved posters at the IUFoST 2018 Congress. He/She will meet all the expenses to participate in IUFoST 2018 and make the presentation.


The poster abstract is to meet the following guidelines:

  • The abstract is accepted only in English language.
  • The abstract should be composed as a MS Word file in Arial font of single line space.
  • The title of presentation should be in capital letters of 10 pt boldface font with a maximum limit of 30 words.
  • Following the title, the name(s) of Author(s) and their affiliation (with e-mail id of presenting or main Author) should be included in 10 pt normal font. Kindly underline the name of the presenting Author.
  • The running text of abstract should be in 10 pt normal font. The abstract should have the following highlights:

1) Background & Objectives [Do not repeat the title]

2) Method(s) & Results

3) Conclusions

4) Conflict of interest disclosure

5) Keywords (maximum of five)

  • Please click here to view the sample of abstract format https://iufost2018.com/abstract-format.php
  • Poster presenters can suggest one or two themes to categorize their presentation from the list of themes detailed; please click here for details https://iufost2018.com/poster-themes.php
  • The Scientific Review committee has all the right to either accept or reject the abstract for Poster / Oral presentation.
  • A registered delegate is entitled for TWO poster presentations only at the 19th IUFoST after they are approved by the Scientific Review committee of high scientific repute.
  • In those cases of accepted abstracts, presentation and publication of the abstract is subject to at least one author being registered as a delegate within the stipulated time period.
  • Please click here for the details of registration fee and related matters.

Accepted poster abstracts will be included in the printed document or electronic version of IUFoST 2018 Congress for which the Author(s) of poster transfer the right to publish to IUFoST 2018 Congress [Mumbai, India] in the registration format.


The completed abstract meeting the guidelines without fail is to be uploaded online in the IUFoST 2018 Congress webpage on or before 23.55 hours of May 31, 2018 [IST].

The guidelines to present the final poster will be communicated to those registered delegates whose poster abstract(s) will be approved for presentation by the Scientific Review committee. Accepted posters will have to be displayed as colour printout on poster boards of appropriate dimension (to be informed after approval is provided) and also in electronic version. He/She will meet all the expenses to participate in IUFoST 2018 and make the presentation.


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