2015 Sensory Science Group Conference – A slice of sensory

 2015 Sensory Science Group Conference

A SLICE OF SENSORY

Monday 18 May 2015, East Midland Conference Centre

CALL FOR POSTER ABSTRACTS

Deadline 19th April

This year we look across the whole sector of sensory and consumer testing, from discrimination testing through to consumer response and their emotions.  A combination of keynote speakers, workshops and poster presentations will ensure a varied day with plenty of opportunities to expand your sensory network.

09.00-09.30 Registration and refreshments
09.30-09.35 Welcome to Nottingham University, Joanne Hort, University of Nottingham
09.35-09.50 Cindy Beeren, Chair, Sensory Science Group
09.50-10.35 Sensory Dimensions, UK
Facial expression of emotions: Practical considerations for consumer research
Hannelize van Zyl, Lead Scientist: Sensory and Product, Heineken
10.35-11.05 Towards the consumer activated company – consumer connections at the core of your innovation process
Tom Goderis, Managing Director, InSites Consulting UK
11.05-11.45 Oral poster session
11.45-13.30 Lunch, poster session, and networking
13.30-14.30 and 14.40-15.40 Workshop 1: Understanding the consumers’ emotional responses to sensory stimuli
Chris Lukehurst, The Marketing Clinic
13.30-14.30 and 14.40-15.40 Workshop 2: Overview of discrimination testing
Sensory scientists, Leatherhead Food Research, UK
16.00-16.45 Why we do what we do- how sensory caracteristics influence our human behaviour David Thompson, MMR, UK
16.45-17.00 Question and answer session

 

CALL FOR POSTER ABSTRACTS

Abstracts should be no longer than 300 words and the topic should be related to the themes of the conference and/or discuss new sensory or consumer methods or concepts. A selection of abstracts will be chosen for the Oral Poster Session. Please email abstracts to info@carolraithatha.co.uk by 19th April 2015 at the latest.

 

There will be a £30 Amazon voucher for the best poster.

 

CONFERENCE FEES

Registration includes refreshments and lunch:

Non-IFST/SCI/E3S £225

IFST/SCI/E3S  £195

Retired  £165

Full Time Student  £70

 

EXHIBITING AT THE CONFERENCE

We have a number of exhibition tables at the conference.  The cost of purchasing one is £70 (includes VAT).  You are able to purchase when booking to attend.  If you would like more information about exhibiting, please contact Sarah Gough.

 

BOOK TODAY

Registration has now opened for the conference – BOOK TODAY!

*The conference organisers reserve the right to change the programme at any time

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