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Abstract Submission is closed

All abstracts should be submitted in English and only online submissions will be considered. The abstract text should have a maximum of 250 words excluding title and author(s). Graphics etc. are not to be included.

Deadline for abstract submission was February 15, 2010.
Acceptance of abstracts will be confirmed by email by March 22, 2010. Delegates whose abstracts are accepted on this date will still be eligible for the early bird registration fee.


  • Clinical studies
  • Epidemiology
  • Animal, cell and molecular studies
  • Consumer attitudes
  • Economic/public health impact studies
  • Others

Oral presentation
There will be a scheduled time slot of 7 minutes for presentation plus 3 minutes discussion per selected abstract.  Please bring your presentation on CD or memory stick in a 'pack-to-go' PowerPoint format. Please do not use Word 7 as this might cause technical problems.
Note: oral presentations must be held by the first author of the submitted abstract!

Poster presentation
The size of posters must be less than 1.2m (height) x 0.9m (width).  There will be a guided poster tour with short presentations at the posters.

Abstract and Poster Prizes for New Investigators!
( = within 10 years since graduation, add one year for care of each child if applicable)

The 10 best rated abstracts and posters by new investigators will be awarded a subsequent travel grant of 500 Euro each - so don't hesitate to submit your abstract! (Please note that travel grants cannot be made available prior to the conference).

If you have any questions please contact the Organising Secretariat:
Phone +49 (0)89 2109860, Email: