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Annual Applied Microbiology Conference 2017

Annual Applied Microbiology Conference 2017
The Society for Applied Microbiology would like to invite all scientists with an interest in food microbiology to attend and participate in the Annual Applied Microbiology Conference 2017 on New Insights into Food Safety at the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead.

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Foodborne diseases are a chief concern of many microbiologists as they not only affect people's health and well-being, but also have major impacts for countries’ economies too.

Although there have been some successes in the reduction of foodborne disease caused by particular pathogens, despite significant efforts the level of foodborne disease globally caused by microbial agents remains unacceptably high, and is a major cost and burden to society.

This conference will look at our current understanding of the key pathogens that are causing the greatest burden on our health and our economy, focusing on new insights into these individual agents that aid our understanding of the problems they cause.

New issues such as the transmission of antibiotic resistance through the food chain will also be presented, as will new techniques for reducing levels of disease through approaches to control and food safety education.

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Fees:

Full Member/International Member £300
ECS/Life/Associate Members £250
Non Member £600

(Conference rate includes 3 nights accommodation  - Monday 3 July, Tuesday 4 July and Wednesday 5 July)
(BOOK BEFORE 2 JUNE FOR £50 EARLYBIRD DISCOUNT)

INDIVIDUAL DAY RATES WITHOUT ACCOMMODATION ARE AVAILABLE:  PLEASE CONTACT sally@sfam.org.uk for further details.
Member: £100 per day
ECS/Life/Associate Members: £75 per day
Non Member: £150 per day 

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Abstracts and grants:

Deadline for abstract submissions and Studentship Grant applications: 10 March 2017
Decisions regarding your abstract/grant will be communicated to you by: 3 April 2017
For papers to be accepted into the conference programme one author must register by: 14 April 2017
Abstracts can be submitted for student oral presentation, poster or offered talk
Download abstract submission form here

Cancellation policy:  
Up to 30 days prior to the event all cancellations will be subject to a 20% cancellation fee, up to 14 days prior to the event there will be a 50% cancellation fee, and no refunds will be given on cancellations made within 14 days of the event.

For further information please contact: sally@sfam.org.uk
When
03/07/2017 - 06/07/2017
Where
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art Gateshead NE8 3BA

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Program

   

Wednesday, 05 July 2017

 
CONFERENCE DINNER: please click the 'Add' button if you would like to attend the dinner on Wednesday 5 July (extra fee of £50 applies)
Time
19:00 - 22:00
19:00