Pangborn 2011

9th PANGBORN SENSORY SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM


4 – 8 September 2011
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Canada

On behalf of the Pangborn Organising Committee, the Pangborn Executive Committee and Elsevier we wish to announce that reluctantly, a decision has been made not to hold this year’s Pangborn Symposium in Kyoto, Japan. Unfortunately the situation in Japan continues to be uncertain and we have no way of knowing when the many advisories against travel to Japan will be lifted.
Given the extraordinary and tragic recent events in Japan, we trust that you will appreciate why such a decision has been made. Our motivation for suggesting a move is to ensure that a successful Pangborn meeting can be held in 2011.

A decision has been made to instead hold the meeting at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Canada.

The meeting dates remain unchanged, 4-8th September, 2011.

As a result, the abstract submission deadline has been extended to Friday, 15th April. We continue to invite submissions of abstracts for short oral communications and poster presentations on the topics listed below until this date. Please submit abstracts using the Online Submission Form according to the abstract preparation guidelines.

The Pangborn Executive remains committed to hosting a meeting at an Asian venue at the earliest opportunity. In the meantime, we look forward to receiving your submission and welcoming you to Canada in 2011.

John Prescott, The University of Newcastle, Australia
Sara Jaeger, The New Zealand Institute for Food and Plant Research, New Zealand
Conor Delahunty, CSIRO, Australia

With the last symposium attracting 1000 delegates Pangborn is the most prestigious conference within the field of sensory science and is the only meeting that allows sensory science practitioners to discover, discuss and develop the latest in fundamental and applied sensory science.

Topic List

  • Fundamentals of sensory perception
  • Effective use of sensory analysis / quality assurance
  • Multi-modal sensory analysis and integration across modalities
  • Sensometrics
  • New methods for consumer research
  • Food choice and consumer behaviour
  • Cross-cultural sensory and consumer research
  • Sensory and consumer research of personal and home-care products
  • Sensory properties for health and wellness
  • Sensory perception and human behaviour in children and the elderly
  • Advances in sensory methodology
  • Sensory science and challenging products

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