The global nutraceutical event

About the Industry Call for Papers

Apply to speak at Vitafoods Europe 2019

We have opened the Call for Papers  for our Vitafoods Europe 2019 event, taking place 07-09 May in Geneva.

We are inviting academics, scientists, researchers, educators, nutritionists, dietitians, government bodies, associations, lawyers, legal advisors and consultants in the nutraceutical and functional food space to share their latest research and insights.

Topics covered:

Please feel free to submit a proposal on any topic that is of interest to you, from the categories underneath:

  • Food innovation and tech
  • Sustainability and trackability
  • Digestive health
  • Food category fragmentation: Including premiumisation, snackification, free-from, plant based
  • Mental wellness: Including sleeplessness, anxiety, depression, stress, cognitive/brain healthIndustry trends and marketing
  • Personalised nutrition
  • Different life stages: Prenatal,child, adult, healthy aging
  • Beauty nutrition  
  • Performance nutrition: Fitness & sports
  • Food and beverage innovation
  • Omega 3
  • Latest ingredients
  • Regulatory
  • Labelling

Please be specific when describing the content of your presentation. Sessions must be educational and non-promotional in nature. Unfortunately, we cannot accept submissions from commercial companies. The language of Vitafoods Europe is English, and all papers and presentations must be in English.


Submission Guidelines

The deadline for submissions is Friday 23 November 2018

There is no cost to submit a proposal. Papers and speakers are selected on merit during a majority led blind review process. Should your proposal be selected to be a part of the programme, you will be notified directly via the email address provided in your proposal. We expect to notify all accepted speakers by 21 December 2018. Due to the large number of proposals we receive, you will not be notified if your proposal is not selected.

Be prepared to provide the following information:    

  • Contact information – name, professional title, organisation, phone, email
  • Speaker’s biography and photo   
  • Session title 
  • Session abstract  
  • 3 bullet points of learning objectives

Please note that Vitafoods Europe does not offer honorariums or cover expenses for speakers. 

Each interested party must submit an online submission during the call-for-papers entry period, which should include the speaker bio, proposed session overview and contact details. Once the call has closed, all proposals are evaluated by the Vitafoods Europe conference team and Education Executive Advisory Board in a majority led blind review process. Sessions and speakers selected based on several criteria including industry relevance, speaker qualifications, originality and audience demand.

>Find out more about the Vitafoods Europe Executive Advisory Board


To find out more or to discuss other topics, please contact:

Marion Schumacher

Senior Conference Producer 

+44 (0) 20 701 75799

Stef Ntagia

Marketing Coordinator 

+44 (0) 20 70177093