The Petfood Forum 2018 content advisory board is seeking abstracts for noncommercial oral presentations, due October 9, 2017.
Petfood Forum 2018 is scheduled for April 23-25 at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Scientific posters will be handled as a separate submission process. Information on submitting an abstract for a poster will be available by November 2017.
Potential speakers are invited to submit noncommercial abstracts on topics including:
An advisory board of pet food industry experts will evaluate all submissions for:
Each submission is evaluated on its own merits against these criteria but also in relation to other papers received—for example, it is highly unlikely two papers on the same or a very similar subject would be selected for presentations—and to how many sessions are scheduled for a given topic area. We seek to present a balance of timely topics as well as ensure particular areas of high industry importance and popularity are sufficiently covered.
No abstract will be considered if it seems commercial or if it has been published or presented prior to Petfood Forum 2018. Abstracts similar in title or content to previously presented material should include significant new information.
The Petfood Forum group of conferences and exhibitions are unique and exclusive events serving the global pet food manufacturing industry. They deliver the opportunity to learn the latest research and innovative information on pet nutrition, global pet food market growth, pet food safety, processing, packaging and much more—all from leading, recognized pet food industry experts.
Petfood Forum provides the ideal opportunity for pet food professionals from around the world to network, exchange ideas and do business with one another and with the industry's leading pet food manufacturers and suppliers. Each conference and hands-on workshop offers pet food industry members a new agenda, speaker lineup and learning takeaways to help improve your business.
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