Conferences for HNS Graduate Students


Experimental Biology (EB):  This conference is usually held in March/April every year.  More information at

American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS) Annual Meeting:  This annual conference usually takes place in the United States every April/May. More information at and

Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS) Annual Conference:  Held annually in Canada. More information at and

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting & Food Expo:  This annual meeting usually takes place in the USA every year. More information at  and

International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST) World Congress:   This meeting takes place once every two years. In the last few years, it has been held in Brazil, Canada and South Africa. This year’s meeting will take place in Dublin, Ireland. More information at and

International Society for Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods (ISNFF) Annual Conference and Exhibition:  This annual conference has been held in Hawaii, Wuxi (China), Istanbul (Turkey) and Taipei (Taiwan) in the last few years. More information at  

European Federation of Food Science & Technology (EFFoST) Annual Meeting:   In the last few years, this annual meeting has been held in Sweden, Italy, France and Greece. More information at and  

Canadian Institute of Food Science & Technology (CIFST) Conference:   Held once every two years in Canada. More information at  and

NB: For most of these conferences, there are reduced registrations fees for student members and the deadline for abstract submission is typically 3-5 months before the conference.

Remember that as a graduate student, you can obtain financial support to attend this and other conferences from the FGS and the UMGSA