Abstract Submission

Participants wishing to make a presentation in the scientific session are cordially invited to submit an abstract in English no later than November 5, 2014 → extended until the end of November 30, 2014.

Young Investigator Award

Organizing committee has decided to present a Young Investigator Award and Travel Award for young researchers aged 40 years old or younger.

For Young Investigator Award

  • - Those who wish to apply for the award should indicate so in the online abstract submission form and should make presentation in Oral sessions.
  • - Authors who choose "Poster preferred" in the presentation type section in the submission form will not be eligible.

For Travel Award, please visit the Travel Award Page. (for those residing outside Japan only)

Important Dates* All dates are in Japan Standard Time.

Deadline for Abstract Submission November 5, 2014November 30, 2014
Notification of Acceptance January 10, 2015
Notification of Acceptance has been sent out to the presenters.
Please contact the secretariat (acn2015-p@ics-inc.co.jp) if you have not received.
Deadline for Registration of Presenting Authors February 10, 2015


Basic NutritionNutritional BiochemistryNutritional Biochemistry (general)
Protein and Amino Acid
Vitamins and Minerals
Nutritional PhysiologyNutritional Physiology (general)
Energy Metabolism
Immune Function
Cognition and Nutrition
Nutrition and Aging
Food ScienceFood Science (general)
Functional Foods
Food Technology
Supplementation and Fortification
Applied NutritionClinical NutritionNCDs/Chronic Diseases
Obesity & Weight Management
Cardiovascular Diseases
Maternal and Child Nutrition
Nutritional epidemiologyDiet/Nutritional Assessment
Maternal and Child Nutrition
NCDs and Nutrition
Nutrition and Aging
Diet and Other Life-style
Nutrition Education/Community NutritionNutrition Education
Community Nutrition Action
Food Service and Management
Healthy Food Environment
Public Health NutritionHealth and Nutrition Policy
Food and Nutrition Security
Health Disparities and Nutrition
Disaster and Nutrition


  • The presenting author's name, affiliation, address, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail address must be provided.
  • An abstract itself (not including the title, authors' information) should be 150 - 300 words. Do not include any figures or tables.
  • Abstracts MUST contain the following:
    • Objectives - state the rationale or hypothesis followed by objectives.
    • Materials & Methods - briefly discuss the design of the study/ program and how it was conducted.
    • Results & Findings - present the main results with appropriate statistics/ data analysis and pertinent discussion.
    • Conclusion - limit the conclusions to those that are directly supported by the results
  • Please select the presentation type you prefer. Note, however, that the type will be decided by the program committee.
  • Choose a Category which is most suitable for your presentation
  • List maximum of three keywords

Online Submission
Submission has been closed.

Confirm / Update


The submitted abstract will be reviewed by the program committee.

Notification of Acceptance: January 10, 2015

Authors will receive notification of acceptance by e-mail on or before January 10, 2015.


Accepted authors must present their papers either orally or as a poster. Several rooms will be reserved for both styles.
Each speaker will have 12 minutes for oral presentation (9-minute presentation, 3-minute Q&A) or about one hour for poster presentations. Instructions for presentations will be available at a later date.

Important Notes

  • - One participant can submit up to one paper as the presenting author. There is no restriction of paper numbers of which one participant can be the co-author(s).
  • - Authors whose abstracts have been accepted for the Oral or Poster Sessions MUST register for the Congress by February 10, 2015. Failure to register will automatically result in non-inclusion of the abstract in ACN 2015's scientific program.
  • - Presenters must register for regular delegate category. Presenters who are students at the time of congress must register in student rate. 1 Day Registration is not applicable to presenters.


ACN2015 Paper Submission Office c/o ICS Convention Design, Inc.
Tel: +81-3-3219-3541  Fax: +81-3-3219-3577
E-mail: acn2015-p@ics-inc.co.jp