Important dates

    1st November 2021
    Announcement of paper and poster submissions 

    1st February 2022
    Deadline for paper and poster submissions

    1st April 2022 
    Notification regarding papers and posters

    1st May 2022
    Deadline for Early Bird


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Paper Submission

IFMA23 Focus

At IFMA23 the focus will be about:
Market (consumer perspective)
- Working with global and local markets (resilient farming businesses, global food security, negotiating best prices for inputs and outputs)
- New food products (The Nordic kitchen, organic food, door delivery, plant based foods)
Financing (financial perspective)
- Financing the farm business (share farming, contract farming, non-farming investors, new generations, international farming)
Production (internal process perspective)
- Technology (robotics, other new technologies, farm equipment)
Leadership and organization (Organization perspective)
- Labour force of the future (family farmers, young entrants, succession, influences of the family)
Strategic development (Innovation and development perspective)
- Entrepreneurship (Diversification & adding value)
Regulatory and international framework
- Environmental regulations and challenges (Water quality, pesticides, ammonia and GHG)
- International trade relations (trade deals, Brexit, WTO etc.)

Submission Guides

  • Only original research can be submitted.
  • Abstracts must follow the submission instructions: Abstracts must be submitted in English and limited to 400 words. Abstract must include one title (max. 200 characters) and belong to one of the conference focuses. You may provide up to 2 references. It is possible to upload pictures (up 1000 x 1000 pixel) and chart.
  • The scientific committee will review both the poster and paper submissions and and no further submissions will be accepted after the deadline.
  • Multiple abstract submissions are permitted. Submissions imply the willingness of at least one author to register, attend the conference, and present the research.
  • The accepted papers will be presented in-person (no virtual presentations are allowed unless the nature of the conference is changed) and in English (that is the official language of the conference).
  • IFMA23 uses a platform to manage the submissions. The submission will be opened in November. Deadline of abstract submission: February 01, 2022. Notification will be sent approximately 60 days after the submission deadline.

  • After the submission, an acknowledgement email is sent automatically to the author, to ensure that your abstract has been properly uploaded. The presenting author must register and pay for attending the conference, in order to participate the conference.

    Poster Information

  • The maximum size for posters is A0 (1189 x 841 mm)
  • All posters must be in Portrait orientation.
  • The poster should explain the purpose and conclusions of the contribution. This should include the purpose of the research, the methods and principal results, the major points of discussion and conclusions.
  • Information about the mounting and dismantle time will be announced.

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    If you have any questions, please contact our conference agency:
    The Meeting Planners ApS
    (45) 60 21 74 21