Jointly with the University of California, Los Angeles,
we are very pleased to announce the 14th International Conference "Functional
Foods and Bioactive Compounds in the Management of Chronic Inflammation" to be held at UCLA, Los-Angeles, USA. The main goal of the conference 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 inflammation.
The conference will be taking place on UCLA campus in the Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium (NRBA). Here is a full map of UCLA, with the NRBA highlighted. The second is a close up area map of the NRBA and its surroundings.The physical address of the NRBA is: 635 Charles Young Drive South Los Angeles, CA 90095.
Main Conference Topics:
We are happy to announce the 14th International Conference of the
Functional Food Center and Second International Symposium of the Academic
Society of Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds will be held at UCLA. UCLA
is home of 12 Nobel Prize winners, 275 of the "Best Doctors
in America" and many established professionals in the field of functional
foods. Topics for this conference include...
- Functional food ingredients: sources
and potential benefits in public health
- Bioactive compounds for chronic inflammation and chronic disease
- Bioactive compounds and foods in prevention of chronic
inflammation; Role in tissue regeneration and disease prevention
- Bioactive foods in differentiation and prevention of
- Bioactive foods in regulation of stem cell function,
differentiation and prevention of chronic inflammation which fuels cancer
and other chronic diseases
- Functional and medical foods in the management of
chronic inflammation and chronic disease
- Inflammation, Biomarkers, and Bioactive foods
- Research and development of new
functional food products.
Registration is now open on our website. We
are also accepting abstracts up until July 10th, 2013. Submit yours today!
Call for Abstracts:
submission deadline has been extended to July 10, 2013.
However, space is limited so don't delay - submit your abstracts
today! The entire abstract should have a maximum of 650 words (up to three
pages). There is no up-front fee for submitting a conference
abstract. An abstract must be submitted with the intention that the
submission fee will be deducted from your conference registration
payment, as long as the payment is made within 7 days of submission. Failure to register with payment within 7 days of acceptance will result in an additional abstract publication fee of $49. First authors are expected to be the individuals who will register,
pay the conference fee, and present the paper if their
submission is accepted by the conference committee. In case of emergency and author(s) are unable to attend the conference, they are required to pay an abstract publication fee of $99. Decisions on selection will be promptly
communicated to the authors via E-mail. All contributions will be reviewed
and accepted abstracts will be published in the conference proceedings
book. Please, submit all abstracts electronically by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org in
attached file. Please see our sample abstract.
There is no charge for withdrawal of an
abstract. In the case the first author cannot attend the conference and present;
he/she must contact the conference organizing committee by e-mail at email@example.com to provide notification of withdrawal or to request a substitute
presenter. Withdrawals must be received before the May 20, 2013. Please
note: Abstracts withdrawn after May 20, 2013, will be published and
the first author will be expected to pay the abstract publication fee. The
conference does not provide financial support nor registration fee waivers
for any presentations.
To avoid the last minute rush, submit your
abstract in advance. Abstracts reaching the Conference Organizing
Committee after July 10, 2013, at 5 pm,
will not be accepted. For any information concerning publications please
contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information
about abstract submission please click here.
Instructions for Poster Presentation:
Conference Poster Presentations: Poster presentations
provide an opportunity for the audience to get a clear visual of what the
presenter is saying in a simple format. The most reasonable size for
posters is 2.5 – 3.0 feet high by 3.5 - 4 feet wide.
Poster presentation recommendations:
- The poster should clearly present the title, the
author(s), affiliation(s), and a description of the research along
with highlighting the major elements that are covered in the
- Remember that pictures, tables, and figures are key to
any poster display
- At least 50% of the surface area should be used for
photos, graphs, or diagrams.
- Good use of color and the use of black or dark
blue for text. Too much color can be hard to read!
- One or two large high quality photographs attract
- Make it the title large and clear! Include author(s)
name(s) and address (es). Your poster title should be easily readable from
a distance of 3-4 meters.
- We recommend the following
sections on the poster: Abstract, Introduction, Methods, Tables, Figures,
Results, and Conclusions.
For more information about poster sessions, please click here.
The registration fee will cover the Conference
Proceedings book (Abstracts), and lunch box, and Banquet on August
20, 2013, as well as a 6 month membership to the Academic Society for
Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds.
*Free transportation from the hotel to the
university is not avalable.
Cancellation Policy: Two
months before conference: 75% refund, 45 days before conference:
50% refund, one month before conference: No refund. Refunds will be sent after
the conference. Notice of cancellation of registration must be
received in writing to the Conference Secretariat: email@example.com.
Early registration deadline: May 20, 2013.
Full Time Students*
and PhD Students*
governmental organizations (NIH, FDA, USDA, etc.)
Members of Academia
Members of Industry (Food and Medical Industry)
of verification required by E-mail
Please note: space at this conference is limited and will be
allocated on a first come, first served basis.
UCLA Tiverton House is very convenient, 5 minute walk only from conference room. The rates of UCLA Guest House, Hotel Angelenol, are reasonable and very close to UCLA also.
For a list of more nearby hotels, addresses, reservation numbers and nightly rates, click here.
Access Map for UCLA: http://maps.ucla.edu/campus/
Los Angeles travel guide: http://www.fodors.com/world/north-america/usa/california/los-angeles/
For more information about the conference,
please contact us by Email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For international calls, please use: 469-441-8272.