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BCFPA Fall Workshop - Student Poster Abstract Submission Guidelines

09 Aug 2018 2:00 AM | Stephanie Chiu (Administrator)

BCFPA Fall Workshop - Student Poster Abstract Submission Guidelines Poster

Deadline is coming up on August 31, 2018! Submit your poster abstract today!

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:

October 18, 2018, at Executive Plaza Hotel Coquitlam


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:

August 31, 2018, email to justin.falardeau@ubc.ca

Guidelines for poster abstracts:

Submit poster abstracts to Justin Falardeau: justin.falardeau@ubc.ca

You will be notified by September 21, 2018 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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