Everyday thoughts, but not every day

Are you saying I'm fat?

Either Scientific Meetings or Magnus Meet—Jessica Deborah seems to be ambivalent as to which—is organising the Euro-Global Conference on Food Science and Technology, to be held in Paris, France. This is another hybrid event, for the benefit of those who don't want to travel during the pandemic, or who have an aversion to mice and Gallic customer service.

It's reassuring that, as a supposed American, Jessica can spell favourable. But is it just me who thinks that abbreviating a food-related conference to FAT is just a tad…unfortunate, if not flat-out insulting? (thinking)

From: "FAT 2022 | Paris, France" <food@magnusmeet.com>
Reply-To: "FAT 2022 | Paris, France" <food@magnusmeet.com>
Greetings for the day. Hope this mail finds you in the best of health and spirit. We are delighted to announce “4th Edition of Euro-Global Conference on Food Science and Technology” which will be taking place in a hybrid format due to the pandemic, and will be held during September 12-13, 2022 at Paris, France and virtually. The conference will be centred on the theme "Harnessing the Latest Innovations and Laying Foreground for Future of Food Science and Technology". By going through your work in the field of Food Science, our scientific committee would like to offer you the position of Speaker. For more details, please go through Conference Website FAT-2022 aspires to accelerate scientific breakthroughs by providing a multidisciplinary venue for interaction with recognised scientists, researchers, academicians, educators, healthcare professionals and industry giants from around the world. At this congress, a series of talks, poster presentations, workshops, discussions, and networking events will keep you up to date on the latest developments while also enabling you to learn and establish new connections. We look forward to joining together either virtually or in person at Paris, France to celebrate the past decade advancements in the field. We would greatly appreciate it, if you could submit your abstract as a positive acknowledgement to this mail. We would be glad to answer any questions you may have and provide necessary clarifications where needed. We look forward to receiving a favourable consideration from you. Best Personal Regards Jessica Deborah Program Manager | FAT-2022 Email: food@scientific-meetings.com Phone: + 1 (702) 988-2320 WhatsApp: +1 (434) 382-1007 -------------------------------- 150 South Wacker Drive #2400 Chicago, IL 60606, USA Disclaimer: If you don't want to receive any further emails from us, please respond back with remove/opt out or click to Unsubscribe

Update

18.03.2022 09:13

There's still time to register for FAT-2022. In fact, Jessica wants to honour [sic] me with the position of speaker, among an international cast, after she came through your research articles. Ummm, yes, quite. Although I can't think of anything in my research articles that could make even a ho cum. Perhaps she's an actress too.

The reason that this invitation didn't go straight into my junk mail folder is that, like the Californian call girls, Jessica's changed the From header. Unlike them, though, she's used a supposedly genuine domain name, rather than a random variation of letters, and it matches the one in the Reply-To header. Her options for further evading the block senders list are, presumably, limited.

From: "FAT 2022 | Paris, France" <food@magnus-conferences.net>
Subject: Join International cast of speakers
Reply-To: "FAT 2022 | Paris, France" <food@magnus-conferences.net>
Jessica Deborah Program Manager | FAT-2022 Email: food@scientific-meetings.com Phone: + 1 (702) 988-2320 WhatsApp: +1 (434) 382-1007 -------------------------------- 150 South Wacker Drive #2400 Chicago, IL 60606, USA
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Update

23.07.2022 09:52

Four months on, and seats are still available at the prestigious FAT-2022, although no longer in Paris as it's now an entirely online event. Probably just as well, really.

Jessica Deborah's invitation bears striking similarities to Linda Joseph's borderline-illiterate missive from almost half a year ago. So many, in fact, that I highlighted only the differences in green, below. It's clear that the hoes aren't to blame for the crap that's written; presumably their madam creates the template, so they needn't get off of their backs.

Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2022 03:44:04 +0530
From: FAT 2022 | Online Event <food@magnus-conference.net>
Reply-To: FAT 2022 | Online Event <food@magnus-conference.net>
Subject: Be a Speaker
With great pleasure, we invite you to join our prestigious event “4th Edition of Euro-Global Conference on Food Science and Technology” which is all set to take place during September 12-13, 2022 as Online Event. I just came across your research work and I feel reputed to invite you as a Speaker for our congress. The conference will deliberate the theme “Harnessing the Latest Innovations and Laying Foreground for Future of Food Science and Technology”. For further details related to the event, visit: Conference Website The global congress aims to promote new innovations and knowledge dissemination, as well as strives to provide a forum for exchanging the most recent research discoveries and sharing cutting-edge scientific breakthroughs. The worldwide conference, which aims to enhance international scientific networking and cooperation, will feature keynote sessions, oral and poster presentations from a diverse spectrum of expert scientists, researchers, academicians, policymakers, and scientific leaders from across the world. Your honorary participation at our conference will undoubtedly assist the congress in reaching new heights, and your insights will unquestionably motivate and inspire conference goers to carve a niche for themselves in their respective domains, igniting them to become society's torchbearers. Kindly submit your abstract as a positive acknowledgement to this mail. If you have any questions or need clarification, please feel free to contact me anytime at + 1 (702) 988-2320 or food@scientific-meetings.com. Anticipating a positive reply from your end. Yours’s faithfully Jessica Deborah Program Manager | FAT-2022 Email: food@scientific-meetings.com Phone: + 1 (702) 988-2320 WhatsApp: +1 (434) 382-1007 -------------------------------- 150 South Wacker Drive #2400 Chicago, IL 60606, USA Disclaimer: If you don't want to receive any further emails from us, please respond back with remove/opt out or click to Unsubscribe