• Phytochemicals in Nutrition and Health: Advances and Challenges

    Bari, Italy, from 22 to 25 September 2020.

  • Accommodation

    Hotels and B&B's that offer special prices for participants.


Invited Speakers

The following invited speakers have been confirmed.

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Scientific Topics

The conference topics include but are not limited to:

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Conference Venue

Palace Hotel Bari

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A number of bursaries will be available for PhD students.

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Countdown to Conference

Trends in natural product research

We look forward to welcoming you in Bari in September 2020.

The Symposium will focus on new developments on the role and application of phytochemical in nutrition and health.

The Conference aims at being a forum for discussion on trends, advances in natural product research, bringing together senior scientists and young researchers from all over the world. The scientific program will include plenary lectures by leading scientists, keynote talks and poster presentations.


The registration fee covers admission to all scientific sessions, certificate of attendance, congress material, coffee breaks, lunches, welcome reception and congress dinner. Accompanying person fee includes: welcome reception and congress dinner.

PhD student/Post-doc status should be shown by including a letter from the Head of their Department. PSE-members are invited to check their membership status.


Call for Papers

Abstracts should be submitted by e-mail to Dr. Maria Pia Argentieri (e-mail: mariapia.argentieri@uniba.it) by April 10, 2020.

The abstract should be written in English according to the following instructions.

Most of the abstracts will be presented as posters. Additionally, a limited number of abstracts will be considered for oral presentations.

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Organising 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)

Important Dates


Due to the COVID-19 pandemy, the PSE Symposium has been cancelled

The Scientific programme will start on Tuesday September

  1. 15 November

    Call for abstract and registration
  2. 10 April 2020

    Deadline for abstract submission
  3. 20 May 2020

    Deadline for early registration
  4. 20 May 2020

    Deadline for grant application