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2nd Euro-Mediterranean Symposium on Fruit and Vegetable Processing

An integrated view on sustainability and how it can interact with quality, safety and the consumers

4-6 april 2016 University of Avignon, Campus Hannah Arendt, 74 rue Louis Pasteur 84000 Avignon FRANCE

Submission of abstracts is closed since : Saturday 20 february 2016

Submission of abstracts is closed since Saturday 20 february 2016
You can register at the symposium on page :


Those wishing to present a communication or a poster (one poster or one presentation per participant only) should register and submit their abstract in English on the symposium website. The Scientific Committee will select papers and posters on the basis of the submitted abstracts.

A selection of the papers will be published in a special issue of LWT Food Science & Technology : 5000 words for communicaitons, 2500 words for poster.

Oral communications should not exceed 15 minutes, they will be followed by a 5 minutes discussion

Posters should have a clear dimension of 80 cm width x 120 cm height. Please note that long poster sessions (1h30) are organised, they will cover the four topics throughout the symposium. Best posters will be awarded a prize.

One poster or one oral presentation per participant only.


Abstract submission

Step 1 Register yourself for submission on page:
           you will receive a message to activate your registration
Step 2 As a registered user, login on page: see bottom of this page
Step 3 Fill in the contribution form: Choose the type of communication you want to propose: Oral communication or Poster.

For young researchers indicate if you take part to Grants & Awards

Authors should download and use the template and submit it on line with the different items:

FandVeg 2016 Abstract_template.doc
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  • Abstract submission: new deadline - January 15, 2016
  • Notification of acceptance of abstracts: February, 2016
  • Final version of accepted communications or posters: March 1, 2016

Submission of abstracts will start on September 30 2015 and will stop January 15 2016.




Posters dimension are: 80 cm width x 120 cm height (hanging by clip provided by the organization).

Please note that long poster sessions (1h30) are organised, they will cover the four topics throughout the symposium.

Best posters will be awarded  prize.

With the cooperation of  ACTIA, the French Association for the Technical Coordination of the Food Industry, and of Agropolis Fondation, the organisers of the Fruit & Vegetable Processing Symposium will award three prizes of €500 each for the best poster in each of the following categories:

  • Scientific excellence
  • Industrial relevance
  • Graphic quality

For the "Scientific excellence" and "Industrial relevance" prizes, winners will be selected by a "Poster Award Committee" that will base its selection on:

  • the merit of the poster and its relevance to symposium topics
  • understanding of the results presented
  • clarity of the data displayed
  • quality of the design

For the "graphic quality" prize, participants will be invited to vote (one vote per participant).

If the poster is produced by several authors, it is the person submitting the abstract and presenting the poster during the symposium who will be awarded the prize.
Awards will be presented on Wednesday 6 April 2016.


Recommendations for sessions Posters

  •  Two sessions are organized
    • Monday 4 April 2016: Installation 10h; Session poster 1:  17h30-19h; Removal after the session and before the next session Tuesday 5 April 2016.
    • Tuesday 5 April 2016 : Installation 10h-11h; Session poster 2: 17h30-19h; Removal after the session

All posters that have not been removed  Wednesday 6 at 17:00 will be destroyed at the end of the symposium.

  •  Presentation by the authors

 We ask authors to please stand available to participants during the sessions on Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 April 2016.
 It is forbidden to take photos of the posters without permission from the authors.
 A team will be available to help you install your poster, mounting hardware will be provided on site.

  • Summaries

 Authors must provide summaries of their posters for interested participants.


Submission of abstracts closed on Saturday 20 February 2016