Dates to remember:
  • Deadline for Submission of Communications: September 12, 2022
  • Deadline for Submission of Communications: April 26, 2023
  • Date for reporting the acceptance of the Communications: July 19, 2023
  • Deadline for registration of authors to the Congress: August 22, 2023
General regulations:
  • Abstracts will be accepted in Spanish (preferably) or English or Portuguese.
  • At least one of the authors of the paper must be registered for the SLAN 2023 Congress in order for the abstract to be presented either as a poster or as an oral presentation.
  • The presenting author of an accepted paper must register for the SLAN 2023 Conference in order to present it. Registration must be completed by August 22, 2023. Otherwise, the abstract will not be included in the Book of Abstracts.
  • The paper may list a maximum of 10 authors, including the author presenting at the conference.
  • The author of the paper must indicate in the submission platform who will be the presenter of the paper.
  • A person may present a maximum of 2 papers at the event.
  • It is not allowed to submit abstracts on a paper that has already been published. If the data presented are in addition to a published study, the data can be accepted.
  • The submission of a free paper implies the author’s authorization for the paper to be published in the Book of Abstracts.
  • The presenting author undertakes to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the content of the paper before it is submitted.
  • Authors should disclose any conflict of interest in the abstract submission form. For this purpose, a section has been set up in the platform for the submission of papers.
  • Authors may request oral or poster presentation; however, the committee will decide on the presentation format and will notify the author.
  • Information on the acceptance of the papers will be sent by e-mail before July 19, 2023 and in accordance with the date of receipt of the papers.
  • The Scientific Committee reserves the right to reject an abstract for not complying with the general rules.

It is important that, with the knowledge that their papers will be published, authors should pay special attention not only to their scientific quality, but also to their grammatical and spelling quality.

Shipping regulations:
  • The abstract should have a maximum of 350 words including title, authors and affiliations.
  • Title: Maximum of 30 words, must be written in CONTINUOUS CAPITAL LETTERS and, if abbreviations are included, they must be standard abbreviations.
  • Authors: Each author will be asked for his/her full name and surname and all the information required for each author in the abstract submission form (position, institution, city, country, etc.).
  • Content: The abstract should include the following sections:
    • Background and objective
    • Methods
    • Results
    • Conclusions
    • Key words
  • Thematic areas: The author should select one of the thematic areas of the SLAN 2023 Congress; however, the Committee may consider that the work fits more closely to a thematic area other than the one proposed.
  • The author should read his/her work carefully before submitting it.
  • Once the free paper has been submitted through the online platform, the author will receive a formal confirmation via e-mail including a number of the paper and the text received.
Dates to remember:
  • Deadline for submission of Symposium proposals: September 12, 2022
  • Deadline for submission of Symposia proposals: February 28, 2023
  • Date to report acceptance of Symposia: April 3, 2023
  • Deadline for registration of authors to the Congress: August 22, 2023
General regulations:
  • Public and academic institutions, scientific societies, foundations and similar entities may submit proposals for scientific symposia to the XX Latin American Congress of Nutrition SLAN 2023.
  • The proposed Symposia should deal with one of the following thematic areas of the Congress:
    • Nutrition in the life cycle
      • Breastfeeding
      • Complementary feeding
      • School feeding and nutrition
      • Adolescent food and nutrition
      • Nutrition in pregnancy
      • Nutrition in the elderly
      • Healthy and sustainable food
    • Food systems and production
      • Food production and distribution and sustainability
      • Food consumption to protect the planet. Traditional power supply systems
      • Ultra-processed foods
      • Food safety
      • Nutrition in emergencies
    • Environments and behaviors
      • Healthy cities and sustainable environments, mobility and urban gardens
      • Nutritional labeling
      • Food guides
      • Physical activity and nutrition
      • Healthy eating and gastronomy
      • Lifestyles: behavioral changes
    • Public policies
    • Clinical nutrition, promotion and prevention
      • Promotion and prevention of nutrition-related diseases
      • Liaison with the clinical management of pathologies associated with nutrition.
  • The Scientific Committee that will evaluate the different proposals may consider that the Symposium corresponds to a thematic area other than the one requested.
  • Expenses related to the participation of the speakers (registration, lodging and transportation) will be the responsibility of the proposing entity of the Symposium.
  • The proposed Symposium may have up to two Coordinators and up to 4 Speakers.
  • Symposia may be presented in Spanish (preferably), English or Portuguese.
  • Accepted Symposia will be included in the Scientific Program of the Congress, stating the name of the organizing entity.
  • Symposium proposals must be submitted through this platform where the following sections of the application form must be completed:
    • Subject Area.
    • Organizing institution.
    • Objectives of the Symposium.
    • Target audience of the Symposium.
    • Summary or factors that explain the importance of the Symposium.
    • Exhibitors.
  • No proposal sent by any other means than the official one, which is through this page, will be accepted.
  • The Congress Organizing Committee and the Scientific Committee reserve the right to accept or reject the proposed Symposia.
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XX Congreso Latinoamericano de Nutrición
22 al 26 de octubre del 2023
Cuenca - Ecuador


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