Phytochemicals In Nutrition and Health: Advances and Challenges

The Scientific and Organizing Committees cordially invite you to
participate in the International PSE Symposium on
“Phytochemicals in Nutrition and Health: Advances and
Challanges - 2° Edition”. The meeting will take place at Palace
Hotel, Bari, Italy, from the 22th to the 25th of September 2020.


Organizing Committee
Pinarosa Avato, Chairman (Bari, Italy)
Maria Pia Argentieri, Treasurer (Bari, Italy)
Massimo Mastropasqua, Secretariat (Bari, Italy)

Scientific Committee
Giovanni Appendino (Novara, Italy)
Randolph Arroo (Leicester, UK)
Pinarosa Avato (Bari, Italy)
Franz Bucar (Graz, Austria)
Francesco Epifano (Chieti, Italy)
Maria José U. Ferreira (Lisbon, Portugal)
Efstathia Ioannou (Athens, Greece)
Virginia Lanzotti (Naples, Italy)
Kenny Ritchie (Liverpool, UK)
Satya Sarker (Liverpool, UK)
Krystyna Skalicka-Wozniak (Lublin, Poland)

Scientific Topics
1. Natural and sustainable sources
2. Isolation and structural identification
3. Food and drug analysis
4. Authentication of plants for active compounds
5. Evidence-based pharmacology
6. Phytochemicals in prevention of diseases
7. Biosynthesis and biotechnology
8. Ethnopharmacology
9. Functional Foods
10. Nutritional toxicology
11. Food safety and contamination assessment
12. Quality assurance and regulatory aspects of herbal drugs
The meeting will consist of plenary lectures and contributed papers
in the form of both oral and poster presentations.)


Invited Speakers
Giovanni Appendino (Italy)
Randolph Arroo (UK)
Atanas Atanasov (Austria)
Aalt Bast (The Netherlands)
Francesca Borrelli (Italy)
Franz Bucar (Austria)
Alfonso Lampen (Germany)
Virginia Lanzotti (Italy)
Birger Lindberg Møller (Denmark)
Deniz Tasdemir (Germany)
Evelyn Wolfram (Switzerland)


Call for papers

Research contributions (short lectures, posters) related to the main topics of the Symposium are welcome. All abstracts will be reviewed by the scientific committee. Registration is obligatory for acceptance. Instructions for abstracts are available
on the web site.


A number of travel bursaries will be available for PhD students
registered for the meeting and presenting either a poster or a
short lecture. For application please see the website:


Important Dates
The Scientific programme will start on Tuesday September 22,
2020 at 14.30 and will end on Friday September 25, 2020 before
lunch. Early registration is recommended.
Call for abstract and registration, November 15, 2019
Deadline for abstract submission, April 10, 2020
Deadline for early registration May 20, 2020
Deadline for grant application May 20, 2020


Registration fee should be paid by bank transfer to:
Comitato Congresso PSE 2020
IBAN: IT61 U030 6909 6061 0000 0168 202
Bank: INTESA SANPAOLO – Filiale 55000, Piazza Paolo
Ferrari,10 - 20121 MILANO
Causal: Your Name and Surname
Bank transfer costs have to be paid by registrants.

Cancellation/Refund Policy
Registration fees are NOT-refundable
Conference Venue
Palace Hotel Bari –
Via F. Lombardi, 13
70122 Bari, Italy
Tel. +39 080 5216551

A list of Hotels and B&B that offer special prices for
participants can be found at the Symposium website:


Details on the Symposium Website

Contact person
Prof. Pinarosa Avato








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