Call for Papers 2018

Topics at INSECTA 2018

The conference aims to give an overview of the state-of-the-art of insect technology, as well as the prospects and constraints of the use of insects as feed, food and non-food in Europe. Technical, commercial, ecological, political and ethical aspects are discussed.

1. Food Safety for Using Insects

  • Production Systems
  • Processing

2. Insects production systems

  • Optimization of cultivation substrate
  • Existing production systems
  • Large scale cultivation systems, industrialization
  • Automation

3. Application of insects as feed and food

  • Application in gastronomy and food retailing
  • Pet-food, feed and aquaculture applications
  • Nutrient composition
  • Processing and fractionation

4. Non-food applications of insects

  • Insect biotechnology
  • Biopolymers
  • Waste management systems


Please prepare your abstract as follows:

Topic No. 1 / 2 / 3 / 4
Form of contribution Oral presentation / Poster
Author(s) Title, last name, first name, company/institution, address
Title of the presentation
General Please provide a Word-document in English, not longer than 250 words. Please do not include tables or figures.

Abstracts of presentations will be published in a book of abstracts.


Duration of oral presentation 1 / 2 / 3 / 4
Official conference language English


 Conference fees

Full registration fee EUR 350
Early Bird registration until May 31, 2018 EUR 290

The conference fee includes: attending the sessions, conference beverages, coffee and lunch breaks, participation at evening event at September 06, welcome drinks at September 05 and conference proceedings.


Important Deadlines

Submission of the abstracts May 31, 2018
Acceptance notification June 10, 2018
Registration for Conference August 20, 2018

Please register here.