RAFA 2013 (www.rafa2013.eu) will be organised on November 5-8, 2013, in Prague, Czech Republic.

THE CALL for contributed oral and poster presentations is CLOSED.

You will receive an automatic confirmation of receipt of submitted abstract via e-mail. If it will not be delivered within a few minutes after submitting of your abstract please contact us at RAFA2011@vscht.cz.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The text of the abstract should be limited to 3000 characters including spaces.

Authors will be informed on acceptance of their abstracts by Scientific Committee either for poster or oral presentation via e–mail by September 20, 2011.

Poster presentation instructions
Poster sessions will provide an opportunity for authors to display results of their scientific work. Posters will be exhibited on a billboard.

To present your poster accurately, please follow the instructions below:
- Maximum poster size: 125 cm (height) x 95 cm (width)
- Your poster should be readable from a distance of 1.5 m
- We will provide material for attaching your poster (pins)
- Authors are expected to be present by their poster during the session

Poster award
Poster awards for the best poster presentations will be sponsored by:

Presentations formats
Oral presentations will require a Microsoft Office PowerPoint format and should be submitted at the conference on a USB memory stick; alternatively, presentations on CD-ROM can be considered.

Guidelines to download

Young scientist’s oral presentation
To apply for young scientist’s oral presentation you must be born in 1981 or later and work at a position of PhD or post-doc.

Journal Special Issue
We would like to invite you to contribute to a special issue in the context of the RAFA 2011. The special issue will appear in the journal Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (www.springer.com/abc).
Manuscripts need to be critical reviews or full research papers and present original, unpublished work focusing on analytical and bioanalytical themes presented at the conference. The Editors would like to point out that all contributions, explicitly including those prepared for the special issue at the invitation of the RAFA 2011 organizers, will undergo the usual peer reviewing process by independent referees and are assessed by the same high standards of peer review with regard to novelty and analytical significance. Criteria for acceptance of a paper include the receipt of two positive referee reports by renowned experts of the respective field of analytical or bioanalytical chemistry.
Manuscript submission deadline will be November 30, 2011. After this deadline manuscripts can only be considered for regular issues of the journal.
When submitting the manuscript online at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/abc, please indicate that the paper is a contribution for the special issue "RAFA 2011".
The journal's guidelines for authors can be found here.

The official language of the conference will be English, no simultaneous translation will be provided.

RAFA associated events

Advanced Food Analysis
January 28th - February 1st, 2013
Wageningen, The Netherlands