Eighth International Conference on Food Studies
University of British Columbia - Robson Square, Vancouver, Canada
25–26 October 2018

2018 Call for Papers

We are inviting proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, virtual lightning talks, virtual poster, or colloquia addressing one of the following themes:

  • Theme 1: Food Production and Sustainability
  • Theme 2: Food, Nutrition, and Health
  • Theme 3: Food Politics, Policies, and Cultures

Become a Presenter

1 Submit a Proposal

If you would like to present, start by submitting a proposal. You will need the following: presentation type, short and long descriptions, keywords, focus, themes, and biographical information.

View our step-by-step guide to submitting a presentation proposal. Submit your proposal here.

2 Get Accepted

After we receive your presentation proposal, it moves to the evaluation step. We welcome the submission of proposals at any time of the year. All proposals will be reviewed within two to four weeks of submission.

See proposal deadlines below.

3 Register

Once your proposal is accepted, you must register before our Program Development team can schedule your presentation.

View our step-by-step guide to the registration process. Submit your registration here.

Important Dates

We welcome the submission of proposals at any time of the year. All proposals will be reviewed within two to four weeks of submission. The dates below serve as a guideline for proposal submission based on our corresponding registration deadlines.

Proposal & Registration Dates

Proposal Deadlines

Advance Proposal Deadlines 25 December 2017
Early Proposal Deadlines 25 March 2018
Regular Proposal Deadlines 25 July 2018
Late Proposal Deadlines 25 September 2018

Registration Deadlines

Advance Registration Deadline 25 January 2018
Early Registration Deadline 25 April 2018
Regular Registration Deadline 25 September 2018
Late Registration Deadline 25 October 2018

Submit Your Proposal

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