“Better Life through Sustainable Production of Quality and Safe Foods”

The International Institute of Knowledge Management, Sri Lanka together with the Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura takes privilege in inviting to send in your abstracts for the International Conference on Food, Quality, Safety and Security – 2017 (FOOD QUALSS 2017) to be held from 24th  – 25th  October 2017 in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

The FOOD QUALSS 2017 aims at bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Food Sciences, food technologies, Human nutrition and related fields focusing on Food, Quality, Safety and Security. It is also intended to provide the premier inter-multi-trans-disciplinary forum for respective researchers, technologists, professionals to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends and practical challenges encountered in the food sector.

The FOOD QUALSS 2017 provides an exceptional opportunity to connect and network with peers working in related fields, gain and share knowledge in break-out sessions, benefit from thought-provoking presentations delivered by internationally reputed experts and use the conference experience as a source of innovative ideas that could be possibly adopted in the fields of Food Science, Food Technology, Food Business and Nutrition.

Proposed Thematic Areas

  • Food Insecurity; Causes, Consequences and Remedies
  • Post-Harvest Losses and Remedies
  • Reducing Food Loss and Waste
  • Food Quality and Safety
  • Biodiversity and Food Production
  • Food Production System
  • Biotechnology and Food Production
  • Food Cultures and Social Values
  • Emerging Foods, Food Technologies and Concepts
  • Food Management Systems
  • New Physical, Chemical and Engineering Inputs in Food Production
  • Food Marketing; Novel Concepts and Challenges
  • Climate Change and Food Systems
  • Food Value Chains and Their Sustainability
  • ICT Tools in Networking Stakeholders in Food Sector
  • Under-Nutrition, Obesity and Micronutrient Deficiencies and Food Security Challenges
  • Consumer Welfare Aspects and Policy Directions
  • Traditional Knowledge in Food Processing
  • Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
  • Food Myths and Believes
  • Business-Science Collaborations to Meet Challenges in Food Sector
  • Practical Food Physics and Engineering
  • Food Production System
  • Agro – technology
  • Soil Science
  • Animal Science
  • Agribusiness
  • Postharvest Engineering
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Food Engineering
  • Food Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Food Analysis
  • Food Nutrition
  • Food Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Food Waste Management