Nutrition Society of Nigeria 49th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference

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We are pleased to pass the following basic information on the 49th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference of NSN. Note that, the information is to get members and other interested participants to start planning for the conference at individual or organisation levels.

Invitation: The Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN) invites Nutritionists, Dietitians, Food Scientists and related professionals from tertiary institutions, health institutions, research institutes, government ministries and agencies, industries, organised private sector and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to its 49th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference scheduled to hold at NAF Conference Centre, Abuja.

Nutrition Society of Nigeria

Date: 10th to 13th September, 2019

Venue: Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Conference Centre and Suites, Plot 496 Ahmadu Bello

Way, Opposite Deeperlife Junction, Close to Next Cash and Carry, Kado, Abuja.

Conference Theme: Promotion of Nutrition for Sustainable Development: Current Trends and Innovations

Sub-themes:

1. Infant and Young Child Feeding in Nigeria: Challenges and prospects

2. School Age and Adolescent Nutrition

3. Maternal Nutrition and Health

4. Geriatric Nutrition: Neglected or Forgotten?

5. Micronutrient Deficiency and Control in Nigeria: Current Strategies and Challenges

6. Social and Behavioural Changes for Improved Nutrition

7. Information and Communication Technology for Improved Nutrition

8. Food Systems Approach for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security

9. Overweight and Obesity in Nigeria: Policies and Actions

10. Nutrition Policy Implementation in Nigeria: Past, Present and the Future

ABSTRACTS SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

We welcome abstracts that are in line with the theme and sub-themes of the conference.

Abstract should be extended, structured maximum of 2 A4 pages in accordance with the template that will be provided online in due course. Indicate the sub-theme your abstract is addressing and whether it is for oral or poster presentation. Submissions will be reviewed by the scientific committee to ensure that high quality abstracts are selected for presentation at the conference. Authors will be notified of the acceptance status of their abstracts. Power point slides of presentation to be made at the conference should be submitted before conference commencement.

Authors of accepted abstracts who are interested in submitting full papers for publication in the Nigerian Journal of Nutritional Sciences (NJNS) should contact the Editor-In-Chief via njns2013@gmail.com for further instructions.

TIME LINE OF ACTIVITIES

Time Line of Activities

REGISTRATION

Kindly use the link provided to complete your registration and make payment of amount applicable in the participant’s name to the bank details provided below. Scanned copy of all payment receipts should be sent to the secretariat via email.

Registration

Bank Details

All payments are to be made to NSN account with the following details:

Account Number: 1000109711

Account Name: Nutrition Society of Nigeria

Bank: United Bank for Africa (UBA)

Click To Register!

Exhibition

Food and allied industries, development partners, tertiary institutions, non-governmental organisations and individuals are invited to exhibit their products and services. Contact COC/LOC secretariat for further information.

Lodging

While we are searching for more options, some of the available hotels around the conference venue are as follows:

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We will keep you updated on the preparation towards successful 49th NSN Scientific Conference and AGM.

In the meantime, all enquiries should be directed to info@nutritionnigeria.org or call +234-706-0624024

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