IMPORTANT DATESExtended Deadline for abstract submission: 18th May 2023
Acceptance notification: By 23rd May 2023
The 9th National Conference on Food Science and Technology (9th FCON) is a forum for interdisciplinary exchange among professionals and stakeholders in the fields of food science, technology, food safety, governance, working towards enhancing innovations across the agri-food systems in Nepal and beyond.
The theme of this year's conference is Food Science and Innovations for Safe, Healthy Diets and Sustainable Food Systems and its aim is to explore evidence and have discussions on a range of issues related to food science, innovations (technologies, policies, processes, and practices), food safety, loss and waste, healthy diets, and nutrition, with a focus on sustainable transformation of Nepal's food system. The 9th FCON will bring together food scientists, nutrition and food systems researchers and academics, policy stakeholders, private sector stakeholders, development partners, and donor agencies to present thought provoking keynote talks, scientific oral and plenary sessions, poster sessions, and short workshops.
The event is organized by Nepal Food Scientists and Technologists Association (NEFOSTA), Government of Nepal's Department of Food Technology and Quality Control (DFTQC),and the US Government's Feed the Future Food Systems for Nutrition Innovation Lab (FSN-IL) managed by Tufts University, and co-organized by Baliyo Nepal Nutrition Initiative (BNNI), Central Campus of Technology (CCT), and SUN Business Network (SBN).