Symposium on ‘Frontiers in Food Allergy and Allergen Risk Assessment and Management’

TBC, Spain
18/04/2018 – 20/04/2018



Session 1: Patterns, Prevalence and Severity of Reactions
Session 2: Prevention of Food Allergy
Session 3: Factors Affecting Sensitivity of Allergic Individuals and Severity of Reactions
Session 4: Evidence-Based Risk Assessment and Management
Session 5: Allergen Analysis in Foods
Session 6: Reactions in the Community

More details coming soon.

Organising Committee

• Prof. Clare Mills – Chair, University of Manchester (UK)
• Prof. Kirsten Beyer, Charité University Medical Centre (DE)
• Dr René Crevel, Rene Crevel Consulting (UK)
• Dr Montserrat Fernández Rivas, Hospital Clínico San Carlos (ES)
• Dr James Hindley, Indoor Biotechnologies (UK)
• Ms Sabine Schnadt, German Allergy and Asthma Association (DAAB) (DE)
• Prof. Stephen Taylor, University of Nebraska (FARRP) (US)
• Dr Ronald van Ree, Academic Medical Centre (NL)
• Dr Cyril Marsaux, ILSI Europe (BE)

Poster Abstract Submission — Deadline 31 January 2018

Format requirements:

• British English spelling;
• Title: Arial font, font size 14, bold, 1.15 line spacing, centred text. Avoid lengthy titles;
• Authors’ names: Full names of all authors (i.e. first name and last name), Arial font, font size 14, bold, 1.15 line spacing, centred text, underline the author who has been designated to present the poster, use superscript numbers (1, 2, 3…) to indicate affiliations (unless all authors have the same affiliation);
• Affiliations: Provide affiliations for each author by indicating the author’s Organisation and Country. Please define any acronyms you use by first spelling out the full name then adding the acronym in parentheses;
• Abstract Body: Max 300 words, Unstructured (one single paragraph, no headings), Arial font, font size 11, 1.15 line spacing, justified text.

Important: Abstracts which do not meet the requirements above will be sent back to authors and will not be reviewed.

To help you comply with the format requirements, we have created a template in MS Word. You are strongly encouraged to use this template.

Template for poster abstracts

The template for poster abstracts can be downloaded: HERE. Abstracts not complying with the format requirements will be sent back to authors and will not be reviewed.

Where to submit?

To submit your abstract, please send it to

Please use the following email subject: “Poster abstract for Food Allergy Symposium 2018”.

You will receive a confirmation of your abstract submission within 48 hours. If you have not received any confirmation passed this time, please contact us at

Submission deadline

31 January 2018.

Review outcome

Your abstract will be reviewed as quickly as possible by the symposium Scientific Committee. You should be notified whether your poster is accepted or not by the end of February 2018.