Call for Abstracts

2023 Submissions

  • The Scientific Committee welcomes the submission of high quality scientific / technical (NOT COMMERCIAL) abstracts focusing on the following main topics: Quality, Affordability, Scarcity.
  • Following sub-topics are eligible: energy reduction/savings, alternative grains, drought resistance of new varieties, starch sources and availability, water savings, NABLAB’s, gene editing / new organisms, flavour formation / bio-transformations, innovation in packaging, learnings from other industries, valorization by-products, flavour (in)stability.
  • New abstracts can be submitted until December 10th, 2022.
  • Abstracts are to be written in English and should be submitted electronically using the Conftool abstract management system.
  • All abstracts must be relevant to the symposium topics. Authors will be asked to select a maximum of 2 themes from the topic list that best suit their submission. This is to assist with the review process and the creation of the conference program itself.
  • Authors will be requested to upload an abstract based on the template with title (max. 20 words) and abstract text (max. 300 words – figure caption and references included).
  • The following layout is suggested: Background, Aims, Methods, Results, Conclusions.
  • Max. 1 figure/image can be included. However, the total abstract is limited to 1 A4-page.
  • Minimum 3 keywords are required.
  • Click here to download the template to be used during submission. To use the template correctly, please read this manual carefully. Abstracts that do not meet the requirements of the template, will not be taken into consideration.
  • Please upload your abstract as a Word-document. After that, create a PDF and upload this as well. Your PDF and Word-document should be exactly the same.
  • Furthermore, you will be asked to upload a photo of the presenting author to be published in the book of abstracts. A short CV of max. 100 words is also required.
  •  By submitting an abstract, you agree that – if selected as lecture – a pdf of your presentation will be made available for registered attendees only.
  • Don’t forget to click the “Complete Submission” button on the second screen in order to submit your abstract.

2020 Submissions

  • Due to the continued spread of COVID-19, the 14th International Trends in Brewing (5-8 April 2020) has been postponed to 17-20 October 2021.
  • If you were already accepted for the 2020 edition, you are offered the opportunity to update your submission with your latest research results. To update your submission, please proceed to our abstract management tool and your abstract, click ‘edit contribution details’ (for changes related to the title, authors or short CV of the presenting author) or click on ‘upload contribution’ (to upload a new version of your abstract or a new photo of the presenting author). Please note that you can update your submission until the deadline of August 20, 2021.
  • In case you no longer want to present your research results, please click on ‘withdraw submission’ in our abstract management tool.

2021 Submissions

  • Next to the accepted submissions in 2020, the Scientific Committee has launched a new call for late poster submissions, in order to give authors the opportunity to present their latest research results.
  • The Scientific Committee welcomes the submission of high quality abstracts focusing on the following topics: Sustainability – Diversification – Well-being – Experience.
  • New abstracts can be submitted until August 20, 2021.
  • Abstracts are to be written in English and should be submitted electronically using the Conftool abstract management system.
  • All abstracts must be relevant to the symposium topics. Authors will be asked to select maximum 2 themes from the topic list that best suit their submission. This is to assist with the review process and the creation of the conference program itself.
  • Authors will be requested to upload an abstract based on the template with title (max. 20 words) and abstract text (max. 300 words – figure caption and references included).
  • The following structure can be followed for the abstract text (no obligation): Background, Aims, Methods, Results, Conclusions.
  • You are allowed to include max. 1 figure/image. However, the total abstract is limited to 1 A4-page.
  • Minimum 3 keywords are required.
  • Click here to download the template to be used during submission. To use the template correctly, please read this manual carefully. Abstracts that do not meet the requirements of the template, will not be taken into consideration.
  • Please upload your abstract as a Word-document. After that, create a PDF and upload this as well. Your PDF and Word-document should be exactly the same.
  • Furthermore, you will be asked to upload a photo of the presenting author to be published in the book of abstracts. A short CV of max. 100 words is also required.
  • Don’t forget to click the “Complete Submission” button on the second screen in order to submit your abstract.

Following the link you will be asked to create an account from which you will login in, click on the ‘New Submission’ link, and follow the further instructions.