Expecting > 1,000 participants as the largest academic event in Asia!

Cancelation Announcement

March 12, 2020

Dear Speakers and Participants,

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 which constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) as defined by WHO, the ICANS 2020 Organizing Committee concern all our speakers’ and participants’ personal health and any inconvenience caused when arriving Taiwan.

The ICANS 2020 Conference is confirmed its postponement, and it has been rescheduled into December 4 to 7, 2020 in Taipei, Taiwan. The Organizing Committee will inform all the speakers and participants once again in this early August (4 months before the conference date) if necessary.

Thank you for your attention and understanding.

Best regards,

Secretariat for ICANS 2020 Conference & TSSN


Welcome Message

Lin, Teng-Chiao

I would like to welcome distinguished international guests to ICANS 2020, the 4th biennial international conference for Asian Nutrition Society for Sports & Health, 2020 to be held in Taipei. This conference is expected to be one of the largest international conference for sports nutrition and sports medicine in Asia. We aim to bring thousands of scientists, students, and clinicians to a high-quality atmosphere for exchanges of scientific among participants.

In addition to the conference, I would like to invite you to experience local culture. Taipei is one of the special places and is convenient for visiting many other exciting and historical landmarks around Taiwan and East Asia.

We look forward to seeing you and your colleagues in Taipei for ICANS 2020!

Dr. Lin, Teng-Chiao
Administrative Deputy Minister of Education


We are expecting more than a thousand of scientists and students around the world participated in the Pre-Olympic ICANS 2020. The main theme of the international conference is Sports Nutrition: Metabolism, Human Performance, and Aging, as one of the largest biennial academic conference of ANSSH. There will be Plenary Lectures, Highlighted Symposia, many free communication (by oral and poster presentations) to share the latest knowledge in sport nutrition, medicine, and training science.

Taipei is a vibrant international city, which is surrounded by mountains with numerous places for sightseeing. Living cost is one of the lowest with good quality among major cities in Asia. There is a direct MRT connecting CKS International Airport to Taipei City with small cost. I am highly encouraging our guests sparing some of your time to experience the culture of Taipei and planning to Tokyo Olympic game two weeks later for a good summer vacation.

Wish you a pleasant memory in Taipei and Asia.

Chia-Hua Kuo, Ph.D.
Chair, Organizing Committee of ANSSH
President, Taiwan Society for Sports Nutrition

As the Honorary President and founding member of Asian Nutrition Society for Sports & Health (ANSSH), it is my honor to invite scientists and students across the world who are interested in sports nutrition and medicine to join Pre-Olympic ICANS 2020 to be held in Taipei. This conference will provide several Highlighted Symposia gathering outstanding scientists and professors to provide education in specific areas. There will be many oral and poster presentations brining the latest knowledge of the area. ANSSH will publish e-book “Sports Nutrition: Metabolism, Human Performance, and Aging” to record all presentations. We are expecting more than 1000 participants across the world to join this event. The organizing committee has already put forward a great effort to ensure the quality of hospitality for all international participants. We look forward to meeting you in Taipei.


Prof. Zeyi Yang
Honorary President of ANSSH
Founding Executive Member

May I take this great opportunity to invite all scientists, researchers, and students to attend the International Conference on Adaptations and Nutrition in Sports, ICANS 2020, being held in Taiwan. Adaptations and Nutrition are among the top interested scientific issues, impacting most people daily life. According to the increasing numbers of people participated in exercise and sports, as well as varieties of commercial sports supplements, these have to be presented, learned and discussed for the benefits of audiences. With well-organized plenary lectures, highlighted symposia, poster and oral presentations, ICANS 2020 is the opportunity to update your knowledge from the outstanding speakers, experts and researchers in particular areas of sport nutrition, medicine, and training science from around the world.
On behalf of ANSSH, I would like to thank University of Taipei (UT), Taiwan Society for Sports Nutrition (TSSN) and the Government of Taiwan for hosting ICANS 2020. With the successfulness of ICANS from the previous years and network throughout most parts of Asia, ANSSH will move forward for next ICANS in 2022. I welcome all of you to join and wish you successful benefits from this conference.

Dr. Rungchai Chaunchaiyakul
President, ANSSH

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September 1, 2019
Abstract Submission Starts
September 1, 2019
Online Registration Opens
March 31, 2020
May 15, 2020
September 30, 2020

March 31, 2021
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January 31, 2020
April 30, 2020

January 31, 2021
Abstract Submission Closes
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