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2016 Fall Food Safety Workshop - Student Poster Competition

18 Sep 2016 1:48 AM | Stephanie Chiu (Administrator)

Poster abstract guidelines poster link

The BC Food Protection Association is providing a one-day Fall Workshop on topics ranging from current and emerging food safety issues to innovative technologies, and the opportunity to network with local food safety professionals from academia, government and industry. In addition, the BCFPA is organizing a Student Poster Competition during the Fall Workshop where students are invited to submit their poster abstract for acceptance to the Fall Workshop, as this is a good opportunity for them to demonstrate the work being done in the area of their expertise.

What your poster should demonstrate:
Projects or research that contributes to food safety and food safety culture in British Columbia

Workshop date and location:
November 7, 2016, at the Delta Hotel Burnaby Conference Centre, Burnaby, BC

Authors of the posters should be prepared to discuss their work between 12:30-14:00
Posters will be displayed for the entire duration of the event

Posters should fit on a 4’ x 4’ area
Use visual images where possible

Deadline for poster abstract submission:
October 3, 2016, email to vicepresident@bcfpa.net

Guidelines for poster abstracts:
Submit poster abstracts to Alex Montgomery: vicepresident@bcfpa.net
You will be notified by October 10, 2016 if your poster has been approved

250 word limit, single spaced and must adhere to the following format:
Cover letter – Include name, contact information, student status and brief biography
Title of Poster – One line description
Author(s) – Underline the name of the person presenting the poster
Background – State the issue/problem and its impact
Objective/Aim – State the objectives/aims of the research
Methods – Describe the type of study, setting for the study, sample characteristics, methodologies used, how the analysis was conducted, etc.
Results – Key findings from the study (no charts or graphs)
Conclusions – The importance or relevance of the results

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