ICoMST: Call for short papers is open for a f...

Call for short papers is open for a few days


AUSTRALIA, Melbourne. Short paper submission for the 64th International Congress of Meat Science and Technology, which will be held in Melbourne, Australia on 12–17 August 2018 is open for a few days.

The submission process for ICoMST 2018 will be through an online submission portal. Submitters are requested to create an account and submit a short paper for review according to the guidelines set out on this page.

A short paper can be submitted for presentation at the conference as one or both of the following:
• Poster Presentation
• Oral or Poster Presentation

Submissions cannot be longer than two pages and must adhere to the template formatting. The Scientific Committee may at its discretion move an accepted submission into another presentation category to ensure the continuity of the conference programme. Oral presentations will be eight minutes long with two minutes for questions and answers. Posters must be A0 in size and in portrait orientation. They should be professionally printed. Posters should not be mounted on a rigid backing as they will be displayed on poster display boards. Please note that all expenses for the design, printing etc. of the poster are the responsibility of the presenters. Poster presenters will be expected to be available during the allocated poster session time on the conference programme

Short papers must be submitted under one of the conference themes.  The only language of the conference is English and all short papers must be submitted in that language. Conference themes are:
• Provenance and fraud detection
• Next generation technologies to assess carcases and meat
• Food safety and microbiology
• Smart packaging for quality, safety and integrity
• Dietary muscle proteins for stage of life
• Revolution in biometrics and consumer sensory science
• Value adding to meat and offal
• Glycolytic metabolism and ultimate pH across species
• Process control in the meat industry
• Feedlot, supply chain and animal welfare for meat quality
• Meat biochemistry and muscle biology
• Meat processing and meat products
• Factors affecting meat quality


Source: ICoMST 2018


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