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4Th FANUS CONFERENCE KIGALI-RWANDA 08/26/2019 158 Days

The Federation of African Nutrition Societies (FANUS) is a conglomeration of nutrition societies in  Africa with the vision to market and sustain nutrition security.  FANUS holds conferences every 4 years across Africa, rotating in the 4 regional blocks. This year’s conference in Kigali- Rwanda will be the fourth. The conference provides a forum to about 500 participants from the fields of nutrition and health, policymakers, entrepreneurs, development partners, and other stakeholders in the nutrition, health, agriculture and food sectors to present their latest research findings. The Theme of the 4th FANUS Conference will be “Nutrition in Action for Sustainable Development in Africa” and be held from 26th -29th August 2019. Pre and post workshops will be held.

Sponsorship Levels:

  • Platinum Sponsor (Exclusive sponsorship and only two slots available):$75,000 and above,  towards exclusive sponsorship of FANUS Conference including having a plenary session, offer travel grants to early career scientists, key note speakers etc
  • Gold Sponsor (up to three available): $50,000 and above, toward main conference facility, event materials including book of abstracts, offer travel grants to early career scientists, key note speakers, program and catering
  • Silver Sponsor (up to four available) :$25,000 and above, toward main conference facility, event materials, offer travel grants to early career scientists, key note speakers, dinner, cocktail,  and catering
  • Bronze Sponsor (up to six available) : $10,000 and above, sponsorship toward pre and or post conference facility, event materials and offer travel grants to early career scientists and key note speakers

Platinum Sponsor Benefits

  1. Include a copy of your company brochure in the conference bag.
  2. Access to one (1) complimentary exhibition area for your company/organization/institution
  3. Four (4) complimentary registrations.
  4. One (1) plenary session to chair and present findings of your company/organization/institution
  5. Name and logo placement on all printed materials related to event including the website
  6. Firm recognition as a Platinum Sponsor
    1. During the opening and closing plenary sessions, during dinner or cocktail.
  • In conference booklet, program and book of Abstract
  • On conference display boards and banners
  • On conference website

Gold Sponsor Benefits 

  1. Include a copy of your company brochure in the conference bag.
  2. Access to one (1) complimentary exhibition area for your company/organization/institution
  3. Three (3) complimentary conference registrations.
  4. Name and logo placement on all printed materials related to event including the website
  5. One parallel workshop/symposia
  6. Host a pre or post conference workshop
  7. Firm recognition as a Gold Sponsor
    • During the opening and closing plenary sessions, during dinner or cocktail.
    • In conference booklet, program and book of Abstract
    • On conference display boards and banners
    • On conference website

Silver Sponsor Benefits

  1. Include a copy of your company brochure in the conference bag.
  2. Access to one (1) complimentary exhibition area for your company/organization/institution
  3. Name and logo placement on all printed materials related to event including website
  4. Two (2) complimentary conference registrations.
  5. Name recognition in all press releases related to the event
  6. Host a pre or post conference workshop
  7. Firm recognition as a Gold Sponsor
    • During the opening and closing plenary sessions, during dinner or cocktail.
    • In conference booklet
    • On conference display boards and banners
    • On conference website

Bronze Sponsor Benefits

  1. Include a copy of your company brochure in the conference bag.
  2. Name and logo placement on all printed materials related to event including website
  3. One (1) complimentary conference registration.
  4. Name recognition in all press releases related to the event
  5. Host a pre or post conference workshop
  6. Firm recognition as a Bronze Sponsor
    • During the opening and closing plenary sessions, during dinner or cocktail.
    • In conference booklet
    • On conference display boards and banners
    • On conference website

Exhibition space for companies/institutions/organizations not falling the above categories*

  • Cost is $3,000.
  • Pay registration fee of 300 for each booth manager attending the conference

*Will not be recognized among sponsors.

Abstracts submission has been extended 31st March 2019. However, all abstracts relevant to the Congress theme or sub-themes should be written in English and not exceed 300 words. Authors should indicate which symposia there abstract pertains to. The presenting author should be underlined and contact information noted. Each abstract should contain a short introduction; purpose of the study/program; methods/approach used; summary of results; and major conclusions/ recommendations. Send your abstracts to Dr Ella Compaore This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. CCed This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Presenting author must register before the abstract will be listed in book of abstract.

The Federation of African Nutrition Societies (FANUS) offers National Member Societies with a range of benefits including; keeping our members up to date with nutrition science knowledge and help our members extend their network of professional contacts.

 Becoming a member will give National Nutrition Societies and their individual members access to the following range of benefits:

  1. Discounted rates to our scientific conferences
  2. Receive opportunities, latest Federation news and latest developments in the field of Nutrition posted to FANUS members via email

    iii.            Travel grants to aid in travelling to scientific conferences

  1. Financial assistance to attend Nutrition Leadership Programmes jointly organized
  2. Join a regional section for news and events within your area
  3. Join one of the Four Nutrition teams set up by the President

  vii.            Vote in elections for new members to represent members

viii.            Present your research at a the Federation conferences

  1. Develop your leadership skills by becoming a member of the student body
  2. Nominate yourself to join a committee
  3. Eligible to apply for one of our awards

 

Membership of the Federation is open to all non-profit national nutrition societies of countries in Africa and which has a constitution acceptable to the Federation council. One society from each country may join the Federation.

Application for membership

A society wishing to join the Federation should forward to the Secretary General/President Application containing.

  • The constitution of the society
  • A summary of activities of the society over the previous three years
  • Evidence to show that the society is a national nutrition society of its country.

The secretary/President will present the completed applications to the  Federation Council to be considered and accepted provided at least 50% of the council members are in favour (indicated by mail).

Send your application to Professor Nnam Ngozi
Federation of African Nutrition Societies (FANUS) Center for Excellence in Nutrition, North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Dr Ella Compaore Secretary General Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Founder members

Founder members will be those societies which are present at the meeting to adopt the Federation Constitution, or which signify their support for the Federation Constitution, even though they may be unable to be represented at that meeting.

Societies wishing to apply for membership of the Federation after the adoption of the constitution may do so at any time. The president/secretary of such national society shall write to the Secretary/President of the Federation, indicating that the majority of members of that society wish for membership of the Federation, and enclosing the requirements as stipulated in clause 3.2.

Withdrawal: member societies can withdraw from the Federation by giving three months notice in writing to the President.

Termination of membership: membership of a society may be terminated by a two-thirds majority of all members in postal ballot.

The Constituent Society from each country shall nominate one delegate and a deputy to the General Assembly of the Federation. A delegate shall be appointed every four years by the constituent society.

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