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ONE – Health, Environment, Society – Conference 2022 | Abstract submission deadline extended!

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Last updated on: 8 September 2021

The Scientific Programme Committee is pleased to announce that the timeline for the submission of abstracts (for digital posters) for the ONE – Health, Environment, Society – Conference 2022, taking place in Brussels and via live web streaming from 21 to 24 June 2022, has been revised allowing two additional weeks to prepare your paper.

The new deadline for submitting your abstract is 30 September 2021 (New!)

In the spirit of innovation, collaboration and partnership, the ONE Conference 2022 is a great opportunity to showcase your work, as it will bring together scientists and experts of diverse backgrounds and expertise from all over the world.

Don’t miss the chance to be part of this unique and stimulating scientific event! Read on to learn more about how to participate.


Important dates

  • Call for abstracts opens: 31 May 2021
  • Abstract submission deadline: 30 September 2021 (New!)
  • Notification of review outcome: Mid-November 2021
  • Deadline for accepted poster presenters to submit their video, accompanied by a short description, for the Instagram video contest (optional): Mid-January 2022
  • Instagram video contest (optional): February 2022
  • Deadline for accepted poster presenters to submit their digital poster: March 2022

Tracks and thematic sessions

Abstracts should be submitted under one of the following conference sessions. For a more detailed description of the thematic sessions, please check the ONE Conference 2022 webpage

Tracks Thematic sessions

ONE society

engaging and communicating with others

Engaging within an evolving food safety ecosystem: opportunities and challenges

Making a difference: bridging research to policy

Putting science in context: the future of social sciences in risk analysis

Turning open science into practice: a showcase on causality

ONE life

better protecting human health

The challenge of human nutrition on an exhausted planet: securing sustainable and healthy diets for all

Safety assessment development needs for innovative food/feed products and technologies

Infectious diseases, from emergence to pandemics: improving understanding and preparedness

Antimicrobial resistance in food producing environments

ONE planet

better protecting plant, animal and environmental health

Towards a framework for sustainability assessments

Towards a systems-based approach for the environmental risk assessment of pesticides

Protecting plants in the age of globalisation

Animal welfare and the search for sustainability

MANY ways

making sense of data

Augmenting human minds: artificial intelligence and big data in risk assessment

Combined exposure to multiple chemicals

Non-animal methodologies in risk assessment

Endocrine disruptors: present challenges and future directions

Microbiomes, chemicals and host health: an unresolved triad

Please note that the Scientific Programme Committee may allocate accepted abstracts to a different thematic session than the one chosen by the author.

Presentation format

Submitted abstracts will be considered for presentation as digital posters, to be displayed both in an online gallery and onsite.

Submission requirements

Abstracts should be submitted in English via the online submission form on top of ONE Conference 2022 website homepage by 30 September 2021 (New!) (midnight, Brussels time). Each applicant can submit only one abstract as main author. Incomplete or late submissions, as well as abstracts submitted via other channels, will not be considered.

All submissions must be structured with the following fields:

  • Theme
  • Title (maximum 200 characters)
  • Co-author(s): last and first name, organisation (maximum 500 characters)

NB: the person submitting the abstract is considered the main author

  • Abstract: introduction (maximum 1200 characters)
  • Abstract: methodology (maximum 1200 characters)  
  • Abstract: results (maximum 1200 characters)
  • Abstract: discussion (maximum 1200 characters)

Video contest

The main authors of accepted abstracts will also be given the opportunity to present their digital poster as part of an online video contest that will run on Instagram in February 2022. The submitted videos will be posted on the EFSA Instagram account together with a short description.

The presenters of the three most liked videos will be invited to deliver a live pitch in Brussels during the conference.

The Scientific Programme Committee reserves the right to exclude videos that are considered inappropriate.

More details on the contest, including instructions on the format and length of the videos, will be provided to the main authors of accepted abstracts upon notification of acceptance.


The winners of the video contest will be invited to deliver a live poster pitch during the conference, and are entitled to reimbursement of travel and accommodation costs by EFSA, which will be covered in compliance with EFSA’s reimbursement rules.

Additional information on reimbursement entitlements will be provided to the main authors of accepted abstracts in the invitation letter.

If you have trouble submitting your abstract through the online form, or have any questions about the requirements or process, please contact the Scientific Programme Committee at scientific.conference [at]

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