Beans, pulses and nuts

International Symposium: Dietary Protein for Human Health

Utrecht, The Netherlands 14 -16 September 2023

Registration and abstract submission open now

The International Symposium: Dietary Protein for Human Health will cover a broad range of topics concerning the role of protein in human nutrition, health and well-being. 

The three-day Symposium will include presentations and discussions on protein nutrition and health; amino acid requirements; amino acid digestibility and availability; dietary protein quality, including PDCAAS and DIAAS; influence of protein quality; influence of protein quality on growth and development and on whole-body protein metabolism; protein and future food sustainability.

The Symposium, which builds off the summit meeting held in Auckland, New Zealand in 2011, will bring together international leaders in protein nutrition and related areas and will provide an authoritative update on recent scientific developments of critical importance to human welfare and food security. 

Early bird registration closes on 15 July 2023

Abstract submission closes on 20 July 2023

For more information visit SUMMARY – Protein & Nutrition Symposium (

EGEA conference “One health: what contribution of fruit and vegetables?”

20-22 September 2023, Barcelona

EGEA conference is organized by APRIFEL, the Agency for Research & Information on Fruit and Vegetables. APRIFEL is an association under the law of 1901, founded in 1981. It acts as an interface between scientists, health professionals, civil society, educational experts and fruit and vegetables professionals. APRIFEL works for the dissemination of scientific information on fruit and vegetables, health, food safety and sustainability.

EGEA conference will be a unique opportunity to bring together scientists on a current and future theme: the contribution of fruit and veg to the “One Health” approach. EGEA conference, running since 2003, brings together scientists from different backgrounds and aims to propose realistic and achievable actions in relation to the topic under discussion. For this edition, more than 200 speakers and institutions (OECD, WHO, FAO, European Commission) are expected to attend the 3-day conference to share, debate and conclude.

A call for oral communications and poster is open. The deadline for abstract submission is 30 May 2023.

The abstract could be based on recently published (2022-2023) or unpublished documents:


Venue: Sava Center, Belgrade.

Abstract Deadline Extended – FENS 2023

14th European Nutrition Conference of FENS, 14 – 17 November 2023 in Belgrade, Serbia.

The deadline for abstract submissions has been extended until 10 June 2023.

Visit to submit and to read more about the exciting program you can be involved in at the 14th European Nutrition Conference in Belgrade, Serbia, in November 2023.

Event and call for abstracts: ISFANEA The 5th International Symposium on Food and Nutrition, Expo, And Awards 2023

Organized by The Food and Nutrition Society of Indonesia (PERGIZI PANGAN Indonesia), under the auspices of FANS, The 5th International Symposium on Food and Nutrition, Expo, And Awards 2023 takes place from 22- 24 June 2023 in Bogor, Indonesia. The theme is “Food and Nutrition Innovations for Sustainable Economy, Health and Well-being”.

Submit your abstract before 7 April 2023.

For more Information and to register visit:

FENS – 14th European Nutrition Conference Abstract submission and registration open

The 14th European Nutrition Conference of FENS will take place in Belgrade, Serbia from 14th to 17th of November 2023.

This year FENS is offering a special early, early bird rate. As there is great interest in this, especially from young nutrition researchers and professionals, but also colleagues from low and middle-income countries, the Organizing Committee decided to extend the deadline for early early bird registration fee rates until 14 February 2023. FENS invite you to use this special opportunity to register for the conference and send your abstracts.

Belgrade, Serbia

Early, Early Bird registration rate closes on 14 February 2023

Abstract submission closes on 30 April 2023

For more information visit the conference website:

The 5th FANUS Conference – Call for Abstracts

The Federation of African Nutrition Societies will be holding the 5th FANUS conference with the title of Multisectoral approach to strengthening food systems and achieving sustainable nutrition targets in Africa on 19-24 November 2023 in Dakar Senegal.

Congress Theme and Symposia: The conference will be delivered through plenary sessions and parallel symposia focused on 14 sub-themes (ST).

Abstract Topics (sub- themes ):

  • : Adolescent and child nutrition
  •  :Nutrition before and during the first 1000 days
  • : Micronutrient deficiencies
  • : Double-burden of malnutrition
  • : System approach to nutrition 
  • : Nutrition education and behavior change
  • : Nutrient and bioactive components of food
  • : Food biotechnology, processing and safety
  • : Innovative approaches in nutrition assessment
  • : Geriatric and clinical nutrition 
  • : Nutrition policy and program 
  • : Food and nutrition governance
  • : Food system and climate change
  • : Nutrition budget and finance

Call for abstract

The call for abstract submission will be launched on December 15, 2022 on the FANUS website and shared through local, regional and international networks and platforms.

Abstract submission: December 15, 2022 – May 30, 2023

Registration Fees

Early Bird Registration. -Ends May 31, 2023Fees
International participants250 $
Student from Africa Region100 $
Student from non-Africa Region150 $
Late and onsite registration – June, 1st – November 24th 2023 
International participants300 $
Students from African Region150 $
Student from non-African Region200 $

*The registration fee will cover a registration package, conference proceedings, daily tea breaks, lunches and admission to all congress events. Single registration permits only one person to attend the conference. 


Information about Conference venue and other moderate accommodations in Dakar will be shared through the FANUS conference website.

Call for Papers: WHO Special Theme Issue “Chatbots and COVID-19″.

JMIR Publications is delighted to announce a collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) in publishing a theme issue entitled “Chatbots and COVID-19“.

The Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) (IF 5.43) is issuing a Call for Papers for a special theme issue to examine the use of chatbots during the pandemic.

JMIR and the WHO welcome submissions related to the development, use, and impact of chatbots during the pandemic and into the future.

For this theme issue, the article processing fee (APF) is discounted by 20%.

Submissions due: 30 April 2022

Initial decisions: 30 June 2022

Publication begins: 30 November 2022

The “Chatbots and COVID-19” theme issue will showcase research papers based on the WHO’s work with chatbots.  This theme issue springs from the WHO’s experience in building and utilizing chatbots to share information and advice during the COVID-19 pandemic. The WHO’s webinar series invited governments, NGOs, academia, and the private sector to come together to discuss and share lessons learned during the pandemic.

The guest editors for this theme issue are:

•             Andy Pattison, Team Lead Digital Channels at the WHO in Geneva.

•             Gini Arnold, Head of the Ambassador Team in the Department of Social Determinants at the WHO Headquarters in Geneva.

•             Robert Marten, Scientist at the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research at the WHO in Geneva.

•             Hebe Gouda, Epidemiologist and Project Officer with the WHO Tobacco Free Initiative in Geneva.

•             Tina Purnat, Team Lead for Infodemic Management at the Unit for High Impact Events Preparedness, Department of Global Infectious Hazard Preparedness at the WHO.

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