Food, Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture
Food, Nutrition Security and Sustainable Agriculture

Call For Abstracts

  • 01, Dec / 03, Dec 2019
  • Cairo, Egypt
Conference Email
fnssa@food-conference.org
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About The Conference

The 1st Edition of the international conference on FNSSA is organized by the Agro-Food Industries Alliance (funded by Academy of Scientific Research and Technology in Egypt), World Food Program, the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT, Alexandria), Alexandria University, Egypt, and IEREK – International Experts for Research Enrichment and Knowledge Exchange in collaboration with Springer as a publishing partner.

To take place in Cairo from 1 to 3 December of 2019, the conference will be an opportunity to present and discuss the newest researches related to food, nutrition and sustainable agriculture as well as to shed light on their relationships with the industry. The scientific committee welcomes contributions from academics, researchers and interested participants. 

 

Aim and Scope of FNSSA 2019

The conference will focus on the recent trends and discoveries in the area of functional foods, nutraceuticals, food safety, food security, sustainable agriculture, and agro-food engineering and technology.

It will offer a unique opportunity for researchers in academia and private sector, youthful scientists across the globe, experts, founders, CEOs’, SMEs, industrials, and business delegates to meet, network and publish the latest results and advances in the field. This exchange of knowledge will provide researchers, practitioners, educators, and investors with the most recent innovations, trends, and challenges in the field while presenting solutions to achieving food security and a sustainable agricultural development.

The selected contributions from this conference will be published in Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (ASTI), a book series by Springer. Moreover, authors of the best papers will be selected for publication in special issues of a number of indexed journals by Springer.

 
Conference Themes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • 1.1 Role of Functional Foods in Disease Prevention

    1.2 Nutraceuticals

    1.3 Functional Foods & Dietary Supplement

    1.4 Medical and Aromatic Plant

  • 2.1 Food Preservation

    2.2 Bio-Preservation

    2.3 Quality Control & Sanitation

  • 3.1 Automation and data exchange

    3.2 Smart Packaging

    3.3 Robotics in Food Science and Agriculture

    3.4 Agricultural machinery

    3.5 Food and Bioprocess Technology

    3.6 Dairy Technology

    3.7 Food Additives

  • 4.1 Job creation / start-up

    4.2 SMEs role in Agro-Food Industries Sector

    4.3 Agro-Food Economics

    4.4 Food Industry Management

    4.5 Food Security and poverty fighting

    4.6 Agro-Food / Nutrition Alliance/Cluster

    4.7 Agro-Food Global Investment

  • 5.1 Water & Energy management

    5.2 Agro-Food waste management

    5.3 Energy and Agro-Food Industries Sector

  • 6.1 Farming and Innovative Technologies

    6.2 Postharvest Physiology & Technology

    6.3 Organic Farming and Biological Control

    6.4 Efficient crop production

    6.5 Greenhouse & Horticulture

    6.6 Application of fertilizers & pesticides

    6.7 Animal and plant nutrition

    6.8 Horticultural produce marketing and value chains

Please click on each Track to read in more details.

1.1 Role of Functional Foods in Disease Prevention

1.2 Nutraceuticals

1.3 Functional Foods & Dietary Supplement

1.4 Medical and Aromatic Plant

This track will discuss the metabolism of the various nutrients and their nutritive value. It will focus on functional foods, probiotics and similar products that may confer health benefits when consumed.

Similarly, the process of food fortification through vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes and botanicals, and many other products such as dietary supplements that come in a variety of forms play an important role in nutrition. Nutraceuticals, which are pharmaceutical-grades and dietary supplements, are a hybrid of nutrition and pharmaceuticals that have introduced a new era of medicine and health.

The rising awareness of consumers toward the health benefits of foods and their nutritional benefits for potential health enhancement and disease prevention is the driving force of the global functional food and nutraceutical market, thus, making it an essential discussion topic.

Track Scientific Commitee:

Ehab Khedr (Egypt), Morsi EL Soda (Egypt), and Nayra Shaker Mehanna (Egypt)

Food can transmit disease from person to person as well as serve as a growth medium for bacteria that can cause food poisoning. Every year death of approximately 2 million people occurs due to unsafe food. Food safety is a significant public health issue.

This topic discusses handling, preparation and storage of food in order to prevent foodborne illness. An effective food legislation and food control is required for every nation to promote a safety food supply to protect consumers from contaminated foods. Quality control is a process through which a business seeks to ensure that product quality is maintained or improved with either reduced or zero errors. Quality control requires the business to create an environment in which both management and employees strive for perfection.

Track Scientific Commitee:

Ibrahim ELSayed (Egypt), Norhasinda Zawawi (Malaysia), and Srinivasan Damodaran (USA)

2.1 Food Preservation

2.2 Bio-Preservation

2.3 Quality Control & Sanitation

3.1 Automation and data exchange

3.2 Smart Packaging

3.3 Robotics in Food Science and Agriculture

3.4 Agricultural machinery

3.5 Food and Bioprocess Technology

3.6 Dairy Technology

3.7 Food Additives

Agro-Food Engineering & Technology is leading a new revolution in sustainable agriculture and food industry. Food technology is the conversion of agricultural products into food or of one form of food into other forms.

This track focuses on food technology derived into new methods and systems to create new food products as well as keep them safe.  Agricultural Engineering  increasingly relies on emerging technologies to expand food production. With a focus on machinery, Irrigation, renewable energy and development, it will lead to efficient food security and crop production.

Track Scientific Commitee:

Abd Allah Zein ElDein (Egypt), Albert Jan Dijkstra (Netherlands), Huda El-Kateb (UK), Samir M. Ismail (Egypt), Saphwan Al-Assaf (UK), and Tamer Gamal (Egypt)

4.1 Job creation / start-up

4.2 SMEs role in Agro-Food Industries Sector

4.3 Agro-Food Economics

4.4 Food Industry Management

4.5 Food Security and poverty fighting

4.6 Agro-Food / Nutrition Alliance/Cluster

4.7 Agro-Food Global Investment

Food Security is the condition in which all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences. The three determinants of food security are food availability, food access, and food utilization and depending upon them are its nutritional impacts.

Agro-food business is the business of agricultural production and food processing.  It includes agrichemicals, breeding, crop circulation, farm machinery, processing, and seed accumulation, food production, fast food as well as marketing and retail sales. The agribusiness systems pathway includes occupations involved in the coordination of all activities that contribute to the production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing and development of agricultural commodities, plant and animal products, and other natural resources.

Track Scientific Commitee:

Dina C. Magnaye (Philippines), Giulia Bartezzaghi (Italy), and Pietro Columba (Italy)

5.1 Water & Energy management

5.2 Agro-Food waste management

5.3 Energy and Agro-Food Industries Sector

This track enables a discussion on how water–energy–food nexus can support food security and sustainable agriculture. Population growth, rapid urbanization, changing diets and economic development are just some of the factors driving increased demand for water, energy and food. Agriculture is the largest consumer of the world's freshwater resources, and more than one-quarter of the energy used globally is expended on food production and supply. Concurrently, the demands for water, food and energy are increasing within cities, and unless a balance is struck the livability of these cities will soon be compromised. Thus, solutions such as solar irrigation as a reliable, non-costly and clean-energy solution are presented.

The demand for environmental resources is increasing globally as populations and incomes grow. Undoubtedly, there is a need to increase production to meet future demand, but it is also necessary to make better use of the food that is already being produced. Food losses and waste are a missed opportunity to improve global food and nutrition security, a squandering of environmental resources, and a contributor to climate change. Agro-Food Engineering & Technology pay attention to how to transfer Agro-Food waste to added value products and energy.

Track Scientific Commitee:

Arruje Hameed (Pakistan), Maria Antonella (Italy), and Mohamed Nabil (Egypt)

6.1 Farming and Innovative Technologies

6.2 Postharvest Physiology & Technology

6.3 Organic Farming and Biological Control

6.4 Efficient crop production

6.5 Greenhouse & Horticulture

6.6 Application of fertilizers & pesticides

6.7 Animal and plant nutrition

6.8 Horticultural produce marketing and value chains

Sustainable agriculture is the way to sustain resources, profit and promote farming practices. The goal of sustainable agriculture is to meet society’s needs in the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. In this track, economic profitability, social and economic quality and a healthy environment are considered. Approaches to farming such as integrated agricultural production, in hopes of promoting environmentally friendly farming practices, are presented.

This track emphasizes on agricultural production systems modelling improvement and incorporating new capabilities enabling analyses in the domains of greenhouse gas emissions, soil carbon changes, ecosystem services, food security, pests and disease losses, livestock and climate change mitigation and adaptation.

Track Scientific Commitee:

Anis S. Hussin (Egypt), Marco Esti (Italy), and Phebe Ding (Malaysia)

Important Dates
Title Date
Abstract Submissions Deadline 30 Sep 2019
Last Notification for Abstract Acceptance 05 Oct 2019
Full Paper Submission Deadline 15 Nov 2019
Last Notification for Full-Paper Acceptance 15 Nov 2019
Early Payment Deadline 10 Oct 2019
Regular Payment Deadline 30 Oct 2019
Late Payment Deadline 15 Nov 2019
Letter of Visa (for delegates who need visa entry) 05 Oct 2019
Letter of Final Acceptance 05 Oct 2019
Conference Program 20 Nov 2019
Conference Launch 01 Dec 2019
Conference Program
DAY 1 1 Dec, 2019
08:00—9:30 Arrival and Registration
09:30—11:30 Opening session
11:30—12:00 Coffee Break
12:00—12:30 KEYNOTE 1
12:30—13:00 KEYNOTE 2
13:00—13:30 KEYNOTE 3
13:30—14:30 Lunch Break
14:30—15:00 KEYNOTE 4
15:00—15:30 KEYNOTE 5
15:30—19:00

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20:00—23:00 Gala Dinner
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11:00—11:30 Coffee Break
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12:40—13:30 Chairman Word
12:40—13:30 Closing Ceremony
Keynote Speakers

More keynote speakers covering each track will be announced soon. If you are interested to present your newest research, please click on “Become a speaker”.

Track 1. Food and Nutrition

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Track 2. Food Safety and Control

 

Track 3. Industry 4.0 for Agro-Food Industry development

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Track 4. Agro-Food Business and Food security

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Track 5. Water, Food & Energy

 

Track 6. Sustainable Agriculture

 

Scientific Committee

Track 1. Food & Nutrition

 

Track 2. Food Safety and Control

 

Track 3. Industry 4.0 for Agro-Food Industry Development

 

Track 4. Agro-Food Business and Food Security

 

Track 5. Water, Food & Energy

 

Track 6. Sustainable Agriculture

 

Organizing Committee

Steering Committee

Name

Responsibility

Alaa Abdelbary, Egypt

"Conference Chairman"

Khaled Elsaadany, Egypt

"Conference Co-Chairman"

Morsi ElSoda, Egypt

"Scientific Committee Chairman"

Nabil Khelifi, Germany

"Publication Chairman"

Mourad Amer, Egypt

"Conference Supervisor"

 

Local Organizing Team

Name

Organization name

Dairy Science & Technology Dept

Alexandria University, Egypt

Nabil Omr

Agriculture Research Center, Egypt

Tarek El-Arabi

Ain Shams university, Egypt

Hussin Motawoa

Damnhour University,  Egypt

Amin Ammar

Kafrelsheikh University,  Egypt

Nayra Mehanna

National Research Center,  Egypt

Amr Mohamed Helal

International Trade and Marketing company,  Egypt

Amr Mohamed Taha

Industrial Modernization Center,  Egypt

Doaa Kandil

El-Beheira Investors Association,  Egypt

Nizar Elshnawy

Arab Academy for Science and Technology,  Egypt

Rfik Abd Elrhman

Suez Canal University,  Egypt

Abd Aziz Omara

Alexandria University,  Egypt

Ahmed ElDesoki

Alexandria University,  Egypt

Mohamed ElShabory

Alexandria University,  Egypt

Ebthal Yousef

Alexandria University,  Egypt

Marwa Shaban

Alexandria University,  Egypt

Conference Proceedings

Edited Volume in Springer/IEREK ASTI Book Series:

The conference proceedings will be published after the conference through the book series "Advances in Science, Technology and Innovation" (ASTI) by Springer.

All authors should submit an extended version of their accepted and presented abstracts before 15 November 2020. Papers will go through a peer review process of two/three rounds. The proceedings will appear online before 30 June 2020. ASTI book series has been submitted for evaluating its indexation by Scopus. If accepted, all the FNSSA proceedings will be indexed in Scopus.    


ASTI Book Series

 

Special Issues

Special Issues or Topical Collections:

Selected papers will have the chance to be published in a special issue/topical collection of one of the following journals.

  • 3Biotech (Springer)

3biotech

Impact Factor : 1.8

Indexed in : Web of Science SCIE, PubMed and Scopus

  • Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration (Springer)

Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration

Indexed in : Web of Science ESCI

  • Earth Systems and Environment (Springer)

Earth Systems and Environment

Indexed in : Web of Science ESCI and Scopus

  • Arabian Journal of Geosciences (Springer)

Impact Factor : 1.15

Indexed in : Web of Science ESCI and Scopus

  • SN Applied Sciences (Springer)

Indexed in : Google Scholar, EBSCO Discovery Service, OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service, ProQuest-ExLibris Primo, ProQuest-ExLibris Summon

  • Applied Water Science (Springer)

Indexed in : Web of Science ESCI and Scopus

  • International Journal of Sustainable Agricultural Management and Informatics (Inderscience Publishers)

Indexed in : AGRICOLA and Scopus

 

More partnered journals will be announced soon. 

Awards

To be annonced soon...

About ASTI

Advances in Science, Technology and Innovation (ASTI) Book Series
IEREK Series for Interdisciplinary Studies

Springer:

- On 10 May 1842 (his 25th birthday), Julius Springer founded his bookstore and publishing house in Berlin, laying the foundation for today’s company.

- After 175 dynamic years, the name Springer stands for a globally active publisher dedicated to the advancement of science, putting its authors and editors at the heart of the company’s publishing activities.

- Springer is a leading global scientific, technical and medical portfolio, providing researchers in academia, scientific institutions and corporate R&D departments with quality content through innovative information, products and services.

- Springer has one of the strongest STM and HSS eBook collections and archives, as well as a comprehensive range of hybrid and open access journals.

- Springer is part of Springer Nature, a global publisher that serves and supports the research community. Springer Nature aims to advance discovery by publishing robust and insightful science, supporting the development of new areas of research and making ideas and knowledge accessible around the world.

- As part of Springer Nature, Springer sits alongside other trusted brands like Nature Research, BioMed Central, and Palgrave Macmillan.

About the ASTI Series:

Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (ASTI) is a series of peer-reviewed books based on the best studies on emerging research that redefines existing disciplinary boundaries in science, technology, and innovation (STI) in order to develop integrated concepts for sustainable development. The series is mainly based on the best research papers from various IEREK and other international conferences or direct submissions and is intended to promote the creation and development of viable solutions for a sustainable future and a positive societal transformation with the help of integrated and innovative science-based approaches. Offering interdisciplinary coverage, the series presents innovative approaches and highlights how they can best support both the economic and sustainable development for the welfare of all societies. In particular, the series includes conceptual and empirical contributions from different interrelated fields of science, technology, and innovation that focus on providing practical solutions to ensure food, water, and energy security. It also presents new case studies offering concrete examples of how to resolve sustainable urbanization and environmental issues. The series is addressed to professionals in research and teaching, consultancies and industry, and government and international organizations. Published in collaboration with Springer, the IEREK Interdisciplinary Series for Sustainable Development will acquaint readers with essential new studies in STI for sustainable development.

Publication in ASTI:

Publishing your paper with a reputable and renowned publisher is necessary to maintain the high quality standards of the scientific publication process. It is even more advantageous to increase the exposure of your paper to the rest of the scientific community worldwide either online, offline, or in both versions.

All papers presented in the 1st FNSSA are to be published in the proceedings book should obey to these rules:

- Fee for handling the paper (from submission to final decision) during the revision process: 200$ (nonrefundable)

- Fees for publishing once the paper is accepted and approved for publication in ASTI: 200$

Note: The same fees (handling + publising) apply for publishing papers in the special issues of the conference.

Click on the below image to learn more about the editors os the ASTI series

Conference Fees

 

Category

Early bird

10 Oct 2019

Regular

30 Oct 2019

Late

15 Nov 2019

Professional

2000 EGP

3000 EGP

4000 EGP

Academic

1750 EGP

2500 EGP

3200 EGP

Student

1500 EGP

2000 EGP

2500 EGP

IFNET member

1600 EGP

2300 EGP

3000 EGP

Professional

400 $

500 $

600 $

Academic

350 $

450 $

500 $

Student

300 $

400 $

450 $

IFNET member

330 $

430$

470 $

  • IFNET: "Innovation for Food NETwork" (IFNET) will act as an innovation support service to enhance dialogue among research institutions, industry, society representatives (NGOs), venture capital organizations and investors’ groups. This network will help different actors “to get together” in order to keep dialogue, exchange and share knowledge and initiatives.

To get the IFNET membership, you can send a request to fill an application form of IFNET to the following email:  elsaadany@food-conference.org

Refund Policy

Delegates in any event who cancel their registration before 15 November 2019 due to special circumstances for any reason (including visa rejection) will receive refunds of 30% of the paid registration fee.

After 15 November 2019, refunds will not be possible.

Reason and proof of rejection must be submitted before 15 November 2019 to: fnssa@food-conference.org

Participation Procedures

Before the Conference

Scientists interested in participating at the conference as Authors/co-Authors should submit an abstract (250 – 300 words) as a short version of their research contribution before 30 September 2019.

Elementary Review:

Once an abstract has been submitted to our website, it is assigned for revision by the reviewers/experts in the field. Your abstract should belong to one of the themes covered by the conference (See Program & Committee). It should be written clearly with aim of the study, methods used, results obtained and major conclusions. The abstract is then subject to:

- Acceptance (with minor editing changes).

- Conditional acceptance (with revisions provided to authors).

- Rejection but encouraged for re-submission after major modifications.

- Rejection as inappropriate or unworthy of presentation in the conference.

 


Full Paper Submission:

Both authors interested in publishing their manuscripts in the conference proceedings with Springer (ASTI series) and authors of the best (selected) abstracts interested in publishing their manuscript in journal special issues with Springer will be required to submit an extended version (10 -15 pages long) of their abstracts which will be subject to a rigorous revision process as follows:

Uploading Full-Length Paper:

Authors who are allowed to upload their full-length paper(s) should use the same account details to upload their full paper(s) before 15 November 2019.

First Acceptance:

The final paper will proceed to the primary revision to be checked if it meets the proceedings or journal standards by Springer. Once it is accepted, the author will be informed to resubmit a revised version and pay a handling fee (200$) so that the paper continues to the next step which is sending it for the final revision(s) by the scientific committee. 

Papers handled for publication in ASTI series or papers handled for publication in special issues will follow the same evaluation process in order to ensure that quality is in line with Springer standards. Accordingly, authors should be prepared for more than two rounds of revision process.

Inspections and Final Approval of Full Papers:

The full papers, with completed and paid handling (200$) and publication (200$) fees, will get a final inspection, both, scientifically and linguistically. There will be a final rigorous review process of full papers following the previous process according to the following criteria:

(1) Is the topic relevant to the conference and its proceedings / special issues?
(2) Are the writing and structure clear?
(3) Are graphics, photos, illustrations of high quality and used where needed?
(4) Are the aims of the study clearly stated?
(5) Are the objectives of the study achieved?
(6) Is the literature review relevant and adequate?
(7) Has the author used the appropriate methodology and explained them clearly?
(8) Has the author interpreted the findings correctly?
(9) Is the paper a significant contribution to the field?

These are the registration and revision procedures for publication that all authors should follow.

Papers will be published in the proceedings in ASTI book series by Springer before 30 June.

Each paper accepted in a special issue will appear online shortly after finishing the proofreading process by Springer, i.e. without waiting for all other special issue papers to be finalized by their authors.

Authors' Instructions
Abstract:
- Please download this template to prepare your 1-page abstractbefore submitting to the conference.
- Abstracts should clearly state the purpose, results, and conclusions of the work to be described in the final extended paper after the conference.
 
Extended Papers:
- After you have received the acceptance of your abstract, please continue to write your full paper with the requested template (please download from the link provided below).
- Submit your full paper before 15 November 2019, for publication in the proceedings or in journal special issues by Springer. Only the very best papers will be selected for publication in the special issues. All other paper will appear in the proceedings to be published in ASTI book series by Springer.

Note:

- Final acceptance (not in the conference but in the proceedingsand special issues) of papers will be based on the quality of the full-length version and whether it has successfully passed the several rounds of the evaluation process.
- For publication in the proceedings and special issues, authors should attend and present their accepted papers because the evaluation of works will start during the conference by the members of our scientific committee who will give their attention to the quality of presentations (orals and posters).
- English will be the official language of the conference (FNSSA).

Writing Templates: Authors are strongly encouraged to use the formatting style described below for submitting an abstract as this format is required for the full paper.

To download the writing template for an Abstract Click here
To download the writing template for a full-length paper Click here
Abstract and full paper submission instructions Click here

The best papers will be selected and excluded from publication in the proceedings. The plan is to publish these papers in special issues or topical collections in Springer journals.

Inspections and Final Approval of Full Papers:

The full papers, with completed and paid handling (200$) and publication (200$) fees, will get a final inspection, both, scientifically and linguistically. There will be a final rigorous review process of full papers following the previous process according to the following criteria:

(1) Is the topic relevant to the conference and its proceedings / special issues?
(2) Are the writing and structure clear?
(3) Are graphics, photos, illustrations of high quality and used where needed?
(4) Are the aims of the study clearly stated?
(5) Are the objectives of the study achieved?
(6) Is the literature review relevant and adequate?
(7) Has the author used the appropriate methodology and explained them clearly?
(8) Has the author interpreted the findings correctly?
(9) Is the paper a significant contribution to the field?

These are the registration and revision procedures for publication that all authors should follow.

Papers will be published in the proceedings in ASTI book series by Springer before 30 June.

Each paper accepted in a special issue will appear online shortly after finishing the proofreading process by Springer, i.e. without waiting for all other special issue papers to be finalized by their authors.

Plagiarism Policy

- We have an unyielding policy regarding plagiarism. We believe that copying/taking the ideas and work of other authors without permission and credit is fraudulent.

- The reviewing committee have the authority to reject a paper during its reviewing process, on the basis of the paper being subjected to either minor or major plagiarism.

- Duplicating any content, even if it is one sentence or one table without the consent of its original author, will lead to the paper’s refusal upon the complaint of the plagiarism victim.

Conference Venue

Grand Nile Tower (Grand Hayat), Cairo

AddressCorniche El Nil, Garden City, Cairo, Egypt.

Accommodation

Please note that the conference fees does not include accomodation.

Please see the following table for the hotel names and prices for 1 night bed and breakfast single bedroom.

Hotel Name Stars Price in USD
Grand Nile Towers (Conference Venue) ***** $133
Hilton Ramsees Hotel ***** $150
Conrad Hotel ***** $170
Novotal El Borg Hotel **** $100
Golden Toilp Flamenco ElZamalik Hotel *** $79
Farimon Nil City Hotel ***** $230
Stigenberger Hotel *** $80

Please contact fnssa@food-sconference.com for more information regarding accomodation payment.

Hotel Name Stars Price in EGP
Grand Nile Towers (Conference Venue) ***** 1400
Hilton Ramsees Hotel ***** 900
Conrad Hotel ***** 1900
Novotal El Borg Hotel **** 900
Golden Toilp Flamenco ElZamalik Hotel *** 750
Farimon Nil City Hotel ***** 2800
Stigenberger Hotel *** 1000
Your Trip to Egypt

Egypt is a spectacularly beautiful country filled with cultural gems.  A country will be lucky enough to experience and check off your bucket list. Cairo is the capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa, with a name that means "the victorious city." It is located on both banks of the River Nile near the head of the river's delta in northern Egypt and has been settled for more than 6,000 years, serving as the capital of numerous Egyptian kingdoms. Cairo is known locally as "Misr," which is the Arabic name for Egypt, because of its centrality to Egyptian life.

The following are some suggestions of places to visit while you are in Cairo, Egypt.

  1. Pyramids of Giza & Sphinx

Visiting the most ancient of the Seven Wonders of the World (and the only wonder that survived the ages) should be on every bucket list. For me, it certainly was a dream come true.

you really have to visit the Sphinx as well. It marks the entrance to an ancient mortuary temple and many myths are told about its construction. Some claim it’s over 10,000 years old, while others believe it was built by the Pharao of the second pyramid, Khafra, around 2,500 BC. As I am no Egyptologist, I stuck to admiring the ancient landmark.

  1. Egyptian Museum

There is no place in the world where you will find more artifacts from ancient Egypt than in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Located right on the famous Tahrir Square the colonial building houses the golden hoard from the tomb of Tutankhamun and so many other old Egyptian artifacts.

  1. Khan el-Khalili (shopping quarter)

There is no finer place to go shopping than the Khan el-Kahlili district in the historic center of Islamic Cairo. It is not only incredibly pretty with all its mosques and ancient arches, it’s also a buzzing area with souvenir shops, restaurants, street cafes and quite a history. For me, it’s one of the most fun things to do in Cairo at night.

  1. Cairo Citadel

Considerably younger, but still a must-see in Cairo is the Cairo Citadel sitting on the hills on the east side of the Nile. It once served as a fortress and now houses a couple of beautiful mosques and the National Military Museum of Egypt.

our first and foremost reason to go there should be visiting the Mosque of Muhammad Ali (not the boxer!) or Alabaster Mosque how it is often called. It’s the grandest sacred building in the city and quite the iconic sight.

Visa Application

- For participants who need an entry visa to Egypt, an invitation letter will be sent on 5 October 2019 to the applicants who will be accepted to present at our conference. Attendees without a presentation will also receive an invitation letter after they register their names online.

- Please notice that we will endeavor to assist you in obtaining a visa but the responsibility is yours and the decision rests solely with the appropriate Embassy

- Documents to be issued to acquire a visa are as follows:

  • Final Acceptance Letter (authors only)
  • Visa Invitation Letter
  • Invoice/proof of payment (if paid before applying for a visa)

We encourage all authors and attendees to ensure acquiring all documents (those applicable) mentioned.

Exhibition

Conference Audience

The Conference brings together public sector, policy makers, local authorities, SMEs, companies, NGOs and entrepreneurs, academic institutions, including universities, research centers, and publishers.

On other hand, representatives of regional and international universities, companies and associations will attend the conference.

SPONSORSHIP

Key components of the sponsorship packages available at FNSSA 2019 are the active marketing and branding opportunities for both your company and the products you promote - these are detailed in the accompanying Sponsorship Benefits Grid.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AND BENEFITS

* All prices are in USD or the equivalent in any currency.

To apply for sponsorship please email the completed form with your company's artwork to: info.agfa@alexu.edu.eg or elsaadany12@yahoo.com 

EXHIBITION STANDS

We invite you to be part of this event and hereby offer you the opportunity to become an exhibitor at FNSSA 2019. Exhibitions are more about relationship-building than selling a product; they are the most explicit form of direct marketing.

Exhibitions have a number of advantages over other media. They are powerful tools for:

- Bringing your customers and most active prospects to you

- Allowing you to meet your market face-to-face

- Allowing you to demonstrate products, answer questions and overcome objections

- Using all five senses to communicate a message

- Representing the marketplace in one place and time, bringing together suppliers, buyers, purchase influencers, consultants and media

Exhibition Opportunities:

SCHEME 2M X 3M STAND

  • Your company name with Logo
  • 1 x plug point
  • 2 x spotlights
  • 2 x chairs
  • 1 x table
  • 2 x exhibitor passes

DESCRIPTION

PRICE

A.      Single Stand (3m x 2m)

$1500

B.      Double Stand (5m x 2m)

$2000

C.      Triple Stand (6m x 2m)

$2500

* All prices are in USD or the equivalent in any currency.

Payment information:

You will receive an invoice by Arab Academy for science, Technology and Maritime Transport.

To book your sponsorship to our event conference, please send the sponsorship form to: info.agfa@alexu.edu.eg or elsaadany12@yahoo.com 

You will then receive an e-mail confirming your reservation, the related invoice, and all information needed to proceed with payment. Your booking will be final only upon receipt of payment of the invoice.

Partners & Sponsors

  

This alliance is funded by the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology under the “Egypt Research and Technology Alliances (EG-KTA) Program”