Young Professionals’/Investigators’ Competition

Submission is now closed!


Submission is now closed. Speakers will be announced soon!

In order to qualify:

  1. Young Investigators must be students, trainees or within 5 years of their terminal degree/or last training (e.g. end of post-doc/residency/fellowship).
  2. Send an abstract (<250 words +/- 1 Table) related to Mediterranean or Healthy Nutrition/Lifestyle on which they are a co-author for consideration by September 15, 2023 to: and cc:
  3. Register for the conference by September 25, 2023 at the Preferred rate: Euro 799 (almost a 60% discount from the full Euro 1950 price). Once an abstract is approved, you will receive the discount code. Please note that 799 Euro covers all of the following: Conference Registration Fees; 5 nights at Grecotel Plaza House, all meals and conference excursions.

All participants will be able to present their work in poster format during the conference. A selection committee of Conference Faculty will select the top five submissions prior to October 15, 2023. These top five papers will be awarded an opportunity to further present oral their work to a panel of distinguished Faculty judges. Each podium presentation will be given 5 minutes, followed by brief questions from the faculty. The Faculty judges will select 3 prize winners: Third and Second place will receive Euro 500 and an award certificate; and First place will receive Euro 1000 and an award plaque. All participants will have the opportunity to interact with world-class faculty, attend the entire conference and its associated excursions and activities and receive a certificate of participation. Complementary transportation will be provided from the Plaza House hotel to all conference events.