Technical Platform on the Measurement and Reduction of Food Loss and Waste

2nd International Forum on Agri-Food Logistics: ‘Logistics Facing Challenges of Food Security and Environmental Protection’

Hybrid Event, 14/09/2016 - 16/09/2016

Poznan, Poland - The theme of the Forum is Logistics Facing Challenges of Food Security and Environmental Protection.

The main topics:
1. Food losses and waste in the agri-food sector
2. Traceability in the food supply chains
3. Sustainable food supply chains
4. Engineering for food security
5. Problems, challenges and trends in food supply chains

It is assumed to consider the above proposed themes in different aspects (eg. legal issues, economic, technological, social, health, etc.). This interdisciplinary approach will allow for a holistic treatment of the Forum issues.

The conference program includes plenary, thematic and poster sessions, and additional plenary session during the study visit to one of the leading companies of agri-food sector in Wielkopolska Region and in Poland.
Detailed topics as well as other information can be found on the conference website

It is possible to publish the full paper in one of the three journals, which partnered with the conference. These are: Logistyka, Journal of Agribusiness and Rural Development or LogForum.

Deadline for submission of full papers is August 15, 2016.

More information here.