13 March 2015

Call for abstracts: GCHERA 2015

The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK), Lebanon will be hosting the International Conference of the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA) on the 25th and 26th of June 2015.

This conference will gather higher educational associations and institutions dealing with Agricultural and Life Sciences from around the globe in order to encourage mutual understanding and global co-operation in supporting innovation and providing leadership in education, research and outreach in different agricultural fields. Many international speakers from the field will discuss the different themes that need to be tackled; such as, the role of education and research in food security, the role of a healthy lifestyle system and much more.

The theme of the conference is “Universities’ Global Challenge: Nutritional Security and Environmental Sustainability for Human Health”. Proposed sub-themes are:

  1. The role of Education and research: from food security to nutritional security
  2. The role of nutrition in transforming health care from a disease to a health based system
  3. Sustainable Agriculture: Feeding 9 billion with a smaller environmental footprint
  4. Innovation through Agricultural food system entrepreneurship.

They invite you to submit abstracts of your scientific work and/or your field experience to GCHERA 2015 Conference before Mars 31st, 2015. They highly believe that your input will be very enriching and essential to the different sub-themes.

Please take the time to visit GCHERA 2015’s website (www.gcherausek2015.com) where you will find all the details and the description of each sub-theme. You can also find these descriptions in this attachment.

All submitted abstracts will be reviewed by a Scientific Committee and assigned to the appropriate session for oral or poster presentations. Abstracts and presentations must be in English. All the accepted papers will be published as a special publication with an ISBN number. The authors will also receive a printed book of abstracts during the conference.