Call for Papers

Submissions are now closed!

Vitafoods Asia has opened the Call for Papers for the 2018 event, set for September 11 to 12 in Singapore. 

We are inviting academicians, scientists, researchers, educators, nutritionists, dietitians, government bodies, associations, lawyers, legal advisors and consultants in the nutraceutical and functional food space to share their latest research and insights. Proposals may be considered for the Conference Programme or in a Show Featured Theatre.Please be specific when describing the content of your presentation. Sessions must be educational and non-promotional in nature. Unfortunately, we cannot accept submissions from commercial companies. The language of Vitafoods Europe is English and all Papers and Presentations must be in English.Be prepared to provide the following information:

  • Submitters contact information – name, phone, email
  • Proposed speaker’s contact information – name, professional title, organisation, phone, email
  • Proposed speaker’s biography
  • Working session title
  • Session abstract
  • 5 learning objectives

Please feel free to submit a proposal on any topic that is of interest to you. Topics of interest identified by the Vitafoods team include:

  • Food and Beverage Innovation
  • Tackling Sugar and Salt Reduction in Food and Beverages
  • Regulatory Issues: Health Claims, Compliance, Product Registration, ASEAN Harmonization Updates
  • International Trade Considerations: Importing Ingredients, Export Challenges
  • Prevention of Lifestyle Diseases: Obesity, Diabetes, Stress, Sleeplessness, Malnutrition
  • Personalized nutrition: The Next Frontier
  • Product and Ingredient Quality: Adulteration, Identity Testing, Traceability
  • Labelling: Clean/Green Label 2.0
  • Marketing insights and consumer trends
  • Responsible Marketing
  • Omnichannel Shopping and Its Impact on Brand Marketers
  • Cognitive/Brain Health: Product Development, Formulation, Mood/Stress Focus
  • Digestive Health: Formulating for Whole Body Wellness, Gut-Brain Axis, Ingredient Research
  • Healthy Aging: Product Development, Senior Market, Developing a Marketing Strategy
  • Heart Health: Product Development, Go-to-Market Strategies, Ingredient Research/Trends
  • Proteins: Alternative Sources, Optimizing Nutritional Impact
  • Unique Delivery Systems: Ingredient Technologies, Finished Product Options for Target Markets
  • Beauty and Wellbeing
  • Performance Nutrition: Fitness & Sports Market
  • Infant and Early Life Nutrition
  • Latest Ingredient Research
  • Immune Health

There is no cost to submit a proposal. Papers and speakers are selected on merit during a majority led blind review process. Should your proposal be selected to be a part of the Conference Programme or in a Show Theatre, you will be notified directly via the email address provided in your proposal. We expect to notify all accepted speakers by late May 2018. Due to the large number of proposals we receive, you will not be notified if your proposal is not selected.

Please note that Vitafoods Asia does not offer honorariums or cover expenses for speakers. Vitafoods Asia will handle registration for Conference speakers.

If you have any questions, please contact Marion Schumacher, Senior Conference Producer at