1. The meeting will take place in the Mas Barrufet building of the INC, in Reus (Spain).
All the sessions will take place in a board room using an oval table (see the pictures in the Meeting Venue section)

2. This is a by invitation only meeting. The organizing committee believes that a high participation of all attendees during the meeting is important.

3. This meeting is divided into 10 sessions that will address different topics in relation to nuts and dried fruits.

4. Before the meeting, each presenter will be asked to summarize his/her topic in 5 to 10 sentences concerning “where we are” and a maximum of 5 sentences in relation to “where are we going in research”. The presenters have to send these summaries to their respective session chairs by October 1st, 2022.

5. Two chairs have been assigned to each session. The mission of the chairs is not only to moderate, but also to foster the critical spirit of the discussion and encourage the participation of all attendees.

6. Each presenter has 20 minutes to deliver the assigned topic to the audience. In the last slides the speaker will expose the gaps that he/she believes exist in knowledge of the topic and which future opportunities of research.

7. A subcommittee including Professors Sabaté, Ros, Kendall, and Salas-Salvadó will summarize all the conference’s content with the help of Scientific Secretariat.



Over the last few weeks, we have been following the evolution of the growing impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak both locally and internationally closely. Due to the increased spread worldwide, and because our first priority is to ensure the health and well-being of all the attendees to this event, we, the Organizing Committee of the NUTS 2021 have decided to postpone the meeting For the mentioned above, we would like to announce that the Conference will be held next year, 2022. We will inform you of the changes related to this postponement. We would like to apologize for any inconvenience it may cause, but we hope you will understand our decision considering the exceptionality of the pandemia. We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for your continued support and understanding during these difficult times. We look forward to seeing you!