GUIDELINES AND SUBMISSION


Extended Abstract Guidelines

  1. Abstract in Arabic and English are accepted.
  2. The presenting author should be indicated by superscripted star.
  3. The abstract font should be Times New Roman, size 12 point, line spacing should be ‘1.5’ and align left for English abstracts and aligned right for Arabic abstracts.
  4. The abstract should be submitted in word format.
  5. Abbreviations can be used after first mentioning.
  6. The extended abstract should not exceed 3 pages including references.
  7. Submissions that don not meet the guidelines will be subject to rejection.
 


Research-related Abstracts: please follow the following outline  

Title

Family and first names, postal and affiliation addresses of the authors and the e-mail of the presenting author.

Abstract

Abstract should include the objective, significant findings/facts and conclusion.
 

Introduction

Introduction should include brief literature review, the problem/s and the objective/s.
 

Methods

Methods should clearly show nature of samples and methodology in brief, without specific details.
 

Results and Discussion

Results can be described in a text form or in maximum two tables or figures. Results should be explained shortly and citations from relevant works are encouraged. The values and important of the findings and facts are needed to be emphasized. Tables and figures can be inserted in the text and should not be sent separately.
 

Conclusion

Conclusion should be focused on the main findings/facts and their importance without introducing new facts.
 

References

Example:
Al-Bulushi, I. M., Kasapis, S., Dykes, G.A., Al-Waili, H., Guizani, N., Al-Oufi, H. 2013. Effect of frozen storage on the characteristics of developed and commercial fish sausages. Journal of Food Science and Technology. 50(6): 1158-1164.
 


Review-, Policy-, and Practice-related Abstracts: please follow the following outline

 

Title

Family and first names, postal and affiliation addresses of the authors and the e-mail of the presenting author.
 

Abstract

Abstract should include the objective, significant findings/facts and conclusion.
 

Introduction

Introduction should include brief literature review, the problem/s and the objective/s.
 

Main Findings

Main findings should brief the significant outcomes of the published works. The outcomes can be presented by tables or figures. Authors should critically evaluate these findings and clearly show their own thoughts, suggestions and recommended future studies.   
 

Conclusion

Conclusion should be focused on the main findings/facts and their importance without introducing new facts.
 

References

Example:
Al-Bulushi, I. M., Kasapis, S., Dykes, G.A., Al-Waili, H., Guizani, N., Al-Oufi, H. 2013. Effect of frozen storage on the characteristics of developed and commercial fish sausages. Journal of Food Science and Technology. 50(6): 1158-1164.

 

Abstract Review Process

Submitted abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee and all authors will be informed about the acceptance. Upon review, the Scientific Committee is going to make recommendations regarding the type of presentation (oral or poster).
The organizer is going to provide travel tickets (economy class) and accommodation only for the “presenter” of accepted abstracts (oral and poster).

 

Oral Presentation Guidelines

  1. The presentation must present strictly the content of the accepted abstract.
  2. The length of the presentation will be specified upon abstract acceptance. Presentations must not exceed the allocated time.
  3. One minute per slide is recommended.
  4. The presenter will be given a reminder of the remaining time and will be stopped upon reaching the allocated time.
  5. The presentation should be prepared using Windows 7, Office 2010 Standards.
  6. Times New Roman is recommended for clarity and compatibility. Use a font size of at least 24 points for body text and 36–40 points for headings.
  7. Light colored background presentation is advised.
  8. The details of all slides and images must be clear and readable from a distance.
  9. The presentation must be loaded on conference computers at least 24 hrs before the presentation.
  10. Personal laptop is not allowed in presentation
 

Poster Guidelines

  1. The poster should be a visual presentation of your submitted abstract.
  2. All posters should meet the poster requirements set by the organizers.
  3. Poster should be fixed in the presentation hall one day before the conference.
  4. Posters should remain on the boards during the conference.
  5. All presenters should be present during the time allocated for poster sessions.
  6. Poster collection after the conference is the presenter responsibility.
 

Poster Format

  1. Posters should have standard size: 110cm high and 90cm wide.
  2. Posters should include title, authors and their affiliations and the presenter email.
  3. Posters should include the standard contents; introduction, objectives, materials and methods, results conclusion and references. Summarize results in graphic form whenever possible; use charts, tables, graphs, pictures, etc. and minimize the amount of text.
  4. The poster should be easily readable at a reasonable distance.
  5. Font and size recommendations: Title - Times New Roman 54 Bold; heading -Times New Roman 40 Bold; content - Times New Roman 36.

 

 

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