Call for Abstracts: International Scientific Conference on Probiotics and Prebiotics – IPC2014
24th – 26th June 2014 Budapest, Hungary
The International Scientific Conference on Probiotics and Prebiotics – IPC2014 will be held during 24th – 26th June 2014 in Budapest, the capital of Hungary. IPC2014 will be the oncoming event of the successful conference series focusing on probiotics in 2000, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. The scientific programme will focus on current advances in the research, production and use of probiotics and prebiotics with particular focus on their role in maintaining health and preventing deseases.
It is a goal of conference to provide a scientific forum for all stakeholders of probiotics and prebiotics and to enable the interactive exchange of state-of-the-art knowledge. The conference will focus on evidence-based benefits, health claims proven in scientific experiments and clinical trials.
New scientific evidences that support or question the efficiency of already existing or prospective substances and applications will be conferred. In addition novel strains, controversial but scientifically solid ideas, approaches and visions will be presented as well.
Further to its scientific content, IPC2014 will be a networking event. It is a unique opportunity to meet all the stakeholders of probiotics and prebiotics.
You can meet those who influenced the past, influence the present and most importantly will shape the future of probiotics and prebiotics by means of basic research, clinical trials, regulatory efforts or development of industrial technology. Initiation of cross-boarder co-operations between scientists and institutions will be also facilitated.
The Scientific Committee of IPC2014 seeks original papers that demonstrate the effect of probiotics and prebiotics on health and well-being of humans and on animal health.
The conference will be organized in a series of thematically ordered sessions. Contributions to the conference will be strictly evaluated by the members of the Scientific Committee in order to ensure a high level of scientific and/or practical quality and relevance. All contributions accepted will be assigned to a specific session. All contributions accepted and presented at the conference will be included with the official Conference Proceedings.
The themes of the conference focus on the current advances in the research of probiotics and prebiotics, their present and future role in maintaining health and preventing diseases with particular emphasis on evidence-based benefits.
Both subtle and blatant advertisement of any products or services is in direct conflict with the spirit of the conference. Examples of the former include repeated references to products or trade names and excessive use of corporate logos and trademarks in graphic illustrations. Photographs of commercial products, equipments are not permitted unless they add educational value. The Scientific Committee desire that all authors and presenters understand unambiguously that commercialism is inappropriate and will not be tolerated; authors are asked to keep these constraints when preparing their abstracts, papers, and presentations.
The language of the conference is English.
Submission of an abstract represents a commitment to either attend the conference or send a knowledgeable substitute who is qualified to present the material and answer questions regarding the reported work.
All authors and speakers are required to register and transfer the registration fee.
All abstracts must be submitted on-line not later than the 15th April 2014.