General Manager - Science and Regulatory Affairs, Yakult Danone India Pvt. Ltd.
1st-2nd Mar 2017
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2nd Probiotics Congress: Asia
Venue: Hong Kong
Date: 1 - 2 March, 2017
Building on the success of our 2016 congress, Global Engage is pleased to announce the 2nd Probiotics Congress: Asia, which will be held on March 1-2 in Hong Kong and co-located with our 3rd Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Congress: Asia. Last year's successful event attracted over 200 attendees.
An increasing awareness of the importance of the role different bacterial ecosystems play with regards to human health has led to a surge in research, publications and companies in the microbiome and probiotic space. As changes in our lifestyle and the growth of multi-drug resistant bacterial strains have also increased the need for better solutions and management of chronic and life-threatening illnesses, microbiome and probiotic research is one of the most scientifically important and potentially lucrative avenues to be exploring. There is mounting evidence that selected probiotic strains can confer health benefits to us, especially with regards to digestive diseases and pediatric health. Further research into mechanisms of action for particular strains, large-cohort clinical trials, and compliance with good manufacturing practice and standards will result in the next generation of probiotic products to ultimately advance both patient and animal care.
Professor, Tokai University School of Medicine; President, Japanese Society for Probiotic Science, Japan
Attracting experts working in all areas of probiotics research, product development and business, the 2nd Probiotics Congress: Asia will explore the development of the next generation of probiotics, prebiotics and functional foods, and their impact on human health. The congress will feature a series of interactive presentations with leading academics and industry experts, panel discussions and an exhibition area allowing solution providers to highlight their products and services.
Example talks include:
Keynote Address by Yasuhiro Koga, Professor, Tokai University School of Medicine; President, Japanese Society for Probiotic Science, Japan on Functional dyspepsia: A novel field for the introduction of probiotics.
Nutraceuticals: Current Trends and Future Perspectives by Nagendra Shah, Professor of Food Science and Technology, Discipline Leader, Food and Nutritional Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Hong Kong.
Plus as a delegate at the Probiotics Congress: Asia you get full acces to the Microbiome R&D and Business Collaborations Congress.
Eaton, 380 Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Having been in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for 3 years in a row, the congress is moving to Hong Kong for the first time!
The meeting will take place at Eaton Hotel, in the heart of electric Kowloon.
Accommodation details will be sent to you with your welcome letter upon registration.
Notice for Speakers and Exhibitors
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When you stay at Eaton, Hong Kong, in the heart of electric Kowloon, all parts of Hong Kong fall within easy reach.
Railway from Hong Kong International Airport
Take the Airport Express from the airport to Kowloon Station. You can then connect with the free shuttle bus (Number K1) or take a taxi to Eaton, Hong Kong.
Taxi from Hong Kong International Airport
Price : approximately HK$260
Time : approximately 45 minutes
Bus from the Hong Kong International Airport
The Airport Bus (A21) stops on Nathan Road, about 25m from Eaton, Hong Kong
To make a booking, please contact Concierge on (852) 2710 1183 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
*The above time schedule and fares of the transportation is subject to the service provider's change without prior notice.
Poster presentation sessions will take place in breaks and alongside the other breakout sessions of the conference. Your presentation will be displayed in a dedicated area, with the other accepted posters from industry and academic presenters.
We also issue a poster eBook to all attendees with your full abstract in and can share your poster as a PDF after the meeting if you desire (optional).
Whether looking for funding, employment opportunities or simply wanting to share your work with a like-minded and focused group, these are an excellent way to join the heart of this congress.
In order to present a poster at the forum you need to be registered as a delegate. Please note that there is limited space available and poster space is assigned on a first come first served basis (subject to checks and successful registration).
We charge an admin fee of $50 to industry delegates to present, that goes towards the shared cost of providing the poster presentation area and display boards, guides etc. This fee is waived for those representing academic institutions and not for profit organisations.
We will require the form (downloadable below) to be submitted by the 10th of February. This is the formal deadline however space is another limiting factor so early application is recommended. Therefore please contact us with any questions you have as soon as possible.
Posters should be presented as A0 or US equivalent, size E (841mm x 1189mm or 34 x 44 inches respectively) in portrait orientation. In order to present a poster at the forum, you need to be registered as a delegate.
The session duration for each topic was just nice – not too long and not too short. The variety of topics was also good.
Senior Researcher, Procter & Gamble
It’s a very well organized conference with a great venue, food and great set of talks.
Professor of Physiology, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
Our sponsorship packages offer a wide range of attendance options to suit your budget and business needs in order to maximize return on investment.
If there is any other way you would like to sponsor or increase branding for your company at the event, please get in touch and we will be able to offer you a bespoke service.
Select which delegates you would like to meet in a series of prearranged twenty-minute one-to-one meetings, held during breakout sessions from the main conference agenda. Our conference team will be available at the sessions to ensure all your meetings take place on time.
Host your own half or full day pre or post event workshop to a dedicated audience around a subject of your choice. Global Engage will assist with the marketing of your workshop to provide a guaranteed audience.
Market to our event database and / or increase brand awareness through taking a poster position or sponsoring one of the refreshment breaks, lunches, drinks receptions or poster sessions. This can be supplemented by branding options such as placing your logo on the attendee lanyards or conference bags.
Showcase your technologies and products throughout the conference in the dedicated exhibition areas where all refreshment breaks and lunches take place, as well as the networking drinks reception at the end of day one.