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

Madrid, Spain
4/18/2018 – 4/20/2018

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Participation is upon invitation only. If you are interested to attend, please contact us at: workshop@ilsieurope.be.

Abstract Submission: Oral Communications and Posters — 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, 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 (see below). You are strongly encouraged to use this template.

Template for abstracts

The template for 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?

You can only submit an abstract if you have been invited to this event. Participation is upon invitation only. If you are interested to attend, please contact us at: workshop@ilsieurope.be.

To submit your abstract, please send it to workshop@ilsieurope.be.

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 workshop@ilsieurope.be.

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.

Programme

Confirmed speakers:

Session 1: Patterns, Prevalence and Severity of Reactions
• Kirsten Beyer, Charité University Medical Centre (DE)
• Katie Allen, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (AU)
• Margitta Worm, Charité University Medical Centre (DE)
• Montserrat Fernandez Rivas, Servicio Madrileño de Salud (ES)
• Ronald van Ree, Academic Medical Center (NL)

Session 2: Prevention of Food Allergy
• Michael Perkin, St George’s, University of London (UK)
• Kirsten Beyer, Charité University Medical Centre (DE)
• Hania Szajewska, The Medical University of Warsaw (PL)
• Graham Roberts, University of Southampton (UK) 

Session 3: Factors Affecting Sensitivity of Allergic Individuals and Severity of Reactions
• Andy Clark, Addenbrooks (UK)
• Barbara Ballmer-Weber, University Hospital Zürich (CH)
• Paul Turner, Imperial College London (UK) 

Session 4: Evidence-Based Risk Assessment and Management
• Joe Baumert, Food Allergy Research and Resource Program (US)
• Jonathan Hourihane, University College Cork (IE)
• Robin Sherlock (AU)
• Marty Blom, TNO (NL)

Session 5: Allergen Analysis in Foods
• Gavin O’Connor, Joint Research Centre (BE)
• Thomas Holzhauser, Paul Ehrlich-Institute (DE)
• Kathrin Lauter, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (AT)
• Clare Mills, University of Manchester (UK)
• Michael Walker, Laboratory of the Government Chemist (UK)

Session 6: Reactions in the Community
• Andre Knulst, University Medical Center Utrecht (NL)
• Angela Simpson, University of Manchester (UK)
• Audrey Dunn Galvin, University College Cork (IE)
• Charlotte Madsen, Technical University of Denmark (DK)

Closing
• Steve Taylor, Food Allergy Research and Resource Program (US)

The flyer including the programme is available here.

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)

Registration

Registration is open. Participation is upon invitation only. If you are interested to attend, please contact us at: workshop@ilsieurope.be.

Registration fees:
500€ for non-industry attendees
800€ for industry attendees

Venue and Accommodation

The symposium will take place at:
AYRE GRAN HOTEL COLON
C/ Pez Volador, 1
28007 Madrid, Spain
Tel: +34 914009900
Email: Reservas.colon@ayrehoteles.com

For confirmed attendees only : to guarantee your room reservation, you must complete this reservation form and send it back to Reservas.colon@ayrehoteles.com.