Nutrition and Nurture in Infancy and Childhood:
Three day international, interdisciplinary conference
Monday 12th, Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th June 2017
For conference enquiries please contact Liz Roberts, Conference and Events, University of Central Lancashire, Preston PR1 2HE
Tel: +44 (0)1772 893809
For academic queries please contact Professor Fiona Dykes on firstname.lastname@example.org
For queries regarding publishing your abstract in Maternal and Child Nutrition please contact Dr Victoria Hall Moran on email@example.com
We strive to ensure our conferences and events are inclusive for all. Please let us know at point of booking, if you have any requirements, eg access, mobility, interpreters, hearing, dietary etc, so that we can put provision in place.
Our eighth international, interdisciplinary conference is being organised by the Maternal and Infant Nutrition and Nurture Unit (MAINN), University of Central Lancashire.
The conference convenor is Fiona Dykes, Professor of Maternal and Infant Health (MAINN, UCLAN).
The conference links closely with the international journal Maternal and Child Nutrition (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing) that has its editorial office in MAINN. Senior Editors are Victoria Hall Moran (MAINN, UCLAN) and Rafael Perez-Escamilla (Yale University, USA).
There is a growing understanding of the complex interactions between socio-cultural, biological, political and economic influences upon infant and child feeding, eating and nutrition.
The conference aims to:
Deadline for Submission of Abstracts is 12th December 2016
Papers or posters are invited on:
Thirty minute papers will be presented at concurrent sessions and posters will be displayed and discussed during designated poster sessions.
Abstracts should be submitted on the online submission form on the conference website here – link to abstract submission form on Google Forms.
All abstracts will be reviewed by the Conference Scientific Review Committee chaired by Professor Fiona Dykes.
The abstract must include the following:
Maternal & Child Nutrition journal would like to invite you to submit your abstract for publication in the MAINN published conference proceedings. The proceedings will have open online access. Please note that abstracts will be subject to peer review. Should your abstract be accepted for publication in this special issue of Maternal & Child Nutrition, it will not preclude you from subsequently publishing your research in full in any journal. Please indicate if for any reason you prefer not to have your abstract published in the book of proceedings.
You can access the book of abstracts for the 2015 Conference from:
All presenters will be required to register for the conference and pay the fee which will be £395 for the three days, non-residential. However, if you cannot attend for the full three day event, a daily rate is available at £135.
Venue - Grange Hotel
The conference venue is The Grange Hotel, Grange over Sands, which is situated on the fringe of the Lake District in beautiful surroundings.
For details on the charms of this stylish location, including maps and directions, please visit the hotel website http://www.grange-hotel.co.uk/
Rooms have been secured as a special conference rate of £95 single occupancy, bed and breakfast. If you are bringing a guest, there would be an extra charge.
Grange Hotel contact details:
Tel: 015395 33666
Fax: 015395 35064
There are a variety of other options of hotels and B&B’s in Grange over Sands and the surrounding area.
IMPORTANT NOTES ABOUT COMPLETING THE BOOKING FORM, AND TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Accommodation is not included in the conference fee and must be booked by the delegate separately.
Refreshments, lunch, delegate documentation and attendance to the Keynote and concurrent sessions are included in the conference fee.
Full Conference Fee is £ 395 (VAT not applicable)
Single Days Conference Fee is £135 (VAT not applicable)
Conference Dinner (3 course served dinner including wine and tea/coffee on the night of Tuesday 13th June at the hotel restaurant is £42 (VAT not applicable)
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