Fork to Farm: International Journal of Innovative Research and Practice

Call for papers


International Conference on:

Global Trends in the Agro-food Sector

11 -13 of September, 2014

Technological Institute of the Peloponnese,Kalamata, Greece

Organized by Perrotis College of Agriculture,Environment and Life Science, the Technological Institute of the Peloponnese, Cardiff Metropolitan University and the Maniatakeion Foundation.

The first international conference on "Global Trends in the Agro-food Sector" will address the issue of the future of the agro-food sector, one of the largest industries with significant contribution to global economic development. There is a need to explore the emerging trends and to analyze the various forces and their impact on the sector, in order to evolve and meet increasingly challenging global conditions.The aim of the conference is to initiate discussion among researchers and practitioners, to facilitate exchange of information and to contribute to the sector’s sustainable management as well as its integration into global economic development.

Within the above context we invite delegates to submit papers relating to τhe overall subject  of the conference as well as related ones. Workshops will be dedicated to:

Abstracts (250-300 words) should indicate the paper or workshop topic, and should be submitted by e-mail to conference@afs.edu.gr. Deadline for the submission of proposals: May 30th,2014.

Details on the scientific and academic committee will follow shortly. Abstracts will be blind reviewed by at least two members of the scientific committee.

Venue: Elite City Resort, Kalamata

Conference papers will be considered through peer review for the online journal ''Fork to Farm'' published annually by the Dimitris & Aliki Perrotis Library of the American Farm School and Perrotis College. (http://journalf2f.afs.edu.gr/)