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ECRO XXVIII Congress

ECRO XXVIII Congress

5 – 8 September 2018, Würzburg – Germany

Organizers:

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Meyerhof and Prof. Dr. Frank Zufall

Local hosts: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Rössler and Prof. Dr. Ricarda Scheiner

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SISS COURSE UNDERSTANDING CONSUMERS

SISS COURSE

UNDERSTANDING CONSUMERS.

PREFERENCES, EXPECTATIONS, EMOTIONS, INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES, CONTEXT & PRODUCT CHARACTERISATION

June 13-15th , 2018
Grand Hotel Minerva, Florence (Italy)

INSTRUCTORS: prof. John Prescott, Dr. Gastón Ares, Prof. Erminio Monteleone & Dr. Sara Spinelli

Deadline for Early-bird Registration: 18th May 2018

Level: Intermediate-Advanced

Language: English

 

PROGRAM

The Italian Sensory Science Society 
are pleased to present a 3-day new course in sensory and consumer science.

The course will feature recent advances in cognitive psychology applied to sensory and consumer studies. You will also get an overview of some of the most important methods and statistical tools that can be used for collecting and extracting useful information from sensory and consumer data.

The course will give you an updated basis for planning an experimental design respondent to the aims utilising and understanding your data better as basis for decisions in a commercial setting.

The presentations will cover both theoretical background, a large number of relevant examples and case studies, computer demonstrations and also hands on activities.

The course is based 
on a multidimensional approach, 
with three modules, each focused 
on a hot topic: 
consumer preferences, expectations, emotions, individual differences, context and product characterisation.

The language of the course will be English.

 

INSTRUCTORS

Prof. John Prescott
TasteMatters Research & Consulting, Australia
University of Florence, Italy

Prof. Erminio Monteleone
University of Florence, Italy

Dr. Gastón Ares
Universidad de la República, Uruguay

Dr. Sara Spinelli
University of Florence, Italy
SemioSensory | Research & Consulting, Italy

REGISTRATION

Special rate is reserved to E3S members.

  • 10% discount applied to each additional registrant from the same company/institution when registered at the same time.
  • 5% discount is reserved to students, Postdoc and free lance consultants under 35 years old.

Further information coming soon!

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The 42th Anniversary Meeting of the British Feeding and Drinking Group

The 42th Anniversary Meeting of the British Feeding and Drinking Group
Scientific Conference on Eating and Drinking
Institut Paul Bocuse, Ecully-Lyon, France

12th – 13th April 2018 Scientific Conference
11th April 2018 Pre-conference visit of the Institut Paul Bocuse

Call for abstract
The conference is an annual multi-disciplinary gathering of scientists and welcomes original contributions of research investigating some aspects of eating and drinking related to psychology, physiology, medicine, nutrition, food science and related disciplines. The program will cover research linked to ingestive behavior and associated conditions, overall well-being, food and beverages choices, preferences, perceptions and consumption, encouraging exchange and discussion of research findings across disciplinary boundaries.
We welcome proposals for both oral and posters from all disciplines.
The word count for abstracts (including title, authors and affiliations) must not exceed 300 words. It must be formatted as a single paragraph with no subheadings. Start with the title (mostly in lower case), name of authors (e.g. Barbara D Dupont) with presenter underlined, and one postal address, complete with postcode and country, followed on the same line by one stand-alone email address. Tables, figures, and footnotes are not allowed and any references or acknowledgments must be included within the paragraph.
PhD candidates for bursaries are requested to include one additional paragraph presenting the novelty of the work and his/her motivation of participation to the BFDG meeting.

All proposals have to be sent to: bfdg@institutpaulbocuse.com

IMPORTANT DATES:

  • 15 January: Abstracts Submission deadline
  • 5 February: Notification of acceptance
  • 15 February: End of early Bird Registration
  • 21 February: Notification of bursaries
  • 25 March: Closing of registration

Call for abstract

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Children’s Taste Final seminar

CHILDREN’S TASTE FINAL SEMINAR
Wednesday, November 29th 2017
Nofima, Osloveien 1 Ås, Norway

Registration deadline: Nov, 22nd

The Children’s Taste project is coming to an end and we are excited about all the activities and results on children’s taste preferences, taste sensitivity and method development.

Find in attachment the programme for the project’s final seminar which will take place at Nofima in Ås, Norway on Wednesday, Nov 29th.

For registration, please use this link, Registration form – Children’s taste
NOK 500,- per person

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International meeting in Madrid of E3S/AEPAS students

I INTERNATIONAL MEETING E3S STUDENTS

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 22 November 2017, 15.45

organised by AEPAS – Asociación Española de Profesionales del Análisis Sensorial

Organized by Carolina Chaya1 and Maria Mora2
1Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Vice-Chair of AEPAS and E3S
2 UPM student, Students Delegate of AEPAS and E3S

To register to the event please sign up in www.aepas.es with the subject “Registration to E3S students meeeting in Madrid”, saying complete name and affiliation of the attendee. Registration is free.

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6th GERMAN SENSORY DAYS – SENSOVATION – INNOVATIVE SENSORY

6th GERMAN SENSORY DAYS – SENSOVATION – INNOVATIVE SENSORY

28-29th September 2017, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart (Germany)

The 6th German Sensory Days are under the headline “Sensovation – Innovative Sensory” and are on two days 28th & 29st September 2017 in Stuttgart at the University of Hohenheim.

This conference has massively grown over the last years reaching nowadays 120 participants with delegates from diverse industries (food and non-food), universities and agencies.

Ina ddition to the conference different workshops on specific topics as well as the ceremony for our anual DGSens award for young sensory scientists will be offered.

Detailed information and registration can be found on our homepage:
https://dgsens.de/dgsens-sensorik-tage.html

All sessions will be in German.

Program: DGSens-Programm-Sensoriktage-2017

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THE INSTITUTE FOR PERCEPTION 2017 FALL COURSE

THE INSTITUTE FOR PERCEPTION 2017 FALL COURSE

7th – 10th of November 2017 at The Greenbrier, West Virginia USA
TOOLS AND APPLICATIONS OF SENSORY AND CONSUMER SCIENCE

Further information:

THE INSTITUTE FOR PERCEPTION COURSE
TOOLS AND APPLICATIONS OF SENSORY AND CONSUMER SCIENCE
7th – 10th of November 2015
The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia USA

In this 3.5-day course you will:

  • Understand why different sensory methodologies can yield different decisions
  • Recognize the importance of test instructions
  • Explore the tetrad test as a powerful alternative to the triangle test
  • Learn to assess and manage risks in product testing decisions
  • Develop standards for consumer-relevant sensory differences
  • Connect results of internal panel testing to consumer response
  • Establish your experiment’s optimal sample size, including potential replications
  • Find optimal product portfolios using Landscape Segmentation Analysis® (LSA), an innovative unfolding technique

The course is taught in a highly creative format.  A corporate scenario has been created in which researchers and management grapple with issues involving test methodology leading to managerial decisions. You will experience, along with the characters in the scenario, how experimental procedures are selected that will best fit the corporate budget and research objectives. For complete information and online registration, visit: http://ifpress.com/short-courses/greenbrier-2017/

The course is taught by Dr. Daniel Ennis, Dr. Benoit Rousseau, and Dr. John Ennis with invited speakers: Frank Rossi of Kraft Foods and Anthony (Manny) Manuele of Molson Coors.

 

Course information and online registration: http://ifpress.com/short-courses/ or call +1-804-675-2980. For the multiple registration and member discount, please contact Susan Longest at mail@ifpress.com.

Target audience: Intermediate
Cost: $1975 US; 20% discount applied to each additional registrant from the same company when registered at the same time, Academic discount available.  A discount of $50 US will be offered to members of E3S upon request.

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IG SENSORIK – SYMPOSIUM 2017

IG SENSORIK – SYMPOSIUM 2017

8 November 2017, Wädenswil, Schloss (Switzerland)

organized by the Swiss Sensory Society (IG Sensorik)

The symposium will be held in German, with the excpetion of two presentations:

  • Avancées récentes en méthodologies sensorielles de produits cosmétiques et automobiles: quelle généralisation possible aux études sensorielles alimentaires?
    Jean-Marc Sieffermann, AgroParisTech
  • Sensory evaluation: the guiding thread of the consumer centricity from product design to manufacturing and quality management – methodological challenges for industry
    Laurence Fillion, Nestlé

Program and further information

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EUROSENSE 2018

EuroSense 2018

2-5 September 2018,  Verona, Italy

EuroSense 2018 will take place 2-5 September 2018 in Verona, Italy

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SenseAsia 2018

SENSEASIA 2018
13 – 15 May 2018 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The 3nd Asian Sensory and Consumer Research Symposium

We are delighted to announce that the 3nd Asian Sensory and Consumer Research Symposium (SenseAsia 2017) will be held in Kuala Lumpur from 13-15th May 2018.

The conference, which attracted 220 delegates in China, will focus on providing updates on key areas in sensory and consumer science by the world’s experts in these fields. In addition, the meeting will be a showcase for the region’s scientific and industrial practitioners to present their research in a prestigious, international context.

Abstract Submission Deadline: 12 January 2018

Oral and poster abstracts are now invited on the below topics. They should be submitted using the online abstract submission system.

Conference topics:

  • Basic processes: psychophysics and physiology
  • Developments in measures of food choice/preference
  • Developments in sensory measures
  • Sensory science and health
  • Food choice and consumer behavior
  • Cross-cultural influences on food choice
  • Sensometrics
  • Sensory and consumer research into non-food products
  • Applications of sensory methods
  • Sensory and culinary

https://www.elsevier.com/events/conferences/senseasia

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THE INSTITUTE FOR PERCEPTION COURSE IN TOKYO, JAPAN

THE INSTITUTE FOR PERCEPTION COURSE IN TOKYO, JAPAN
at Chuo University – Korakuen campus

Tools and Applications of Sensory and Consumer Science
13th – 15th of September 2017

 

Further information:

THE INSTITUTE FOR PERCEPTION COURSE
Tools and Applications of Sensory and Consumer Science
13th – 15th of September 2017
Tokyo, Japan at Chuo University – Korakuen campus

By attending this 3-day course you will:

  • Understand why different sensory methodologies can results in different conclusions
  • Explore the tetrad test as a powerful alternative to the triangle test
  • Learn to assess and manage risks in product testing decisions
  • Develop internal standards taking into account consumer expressed preferences
  • Connect results of internal panel testing to consumer response

This course has been developed for personnel involved in sensory evaluation, market research, product development, quality assurance, and general management within consumer product companies. The content is easily accessible and will provide lasting benefits for attendees with both introductory and advanced level knowledge in sensory evaluation and market research.

Dr. Benoît Rousseau of The Institute for Perception will teach this course. On Friday, Dr. Chinatsu Kasamatsu of Ajinomoto will share an application of Landscape Segmentation Analysis® to strawberry jam products.

A printed manual of the presentation slides, lunches and refreshments each day is included. You will also receive access to a free 3-month trial version of IFPrograms™ software and our current books, Tools and Applications of Sensory and Consumer Science and Thurstonian Models: Categorical Decision Making in the Presence of Noise.

Course information and online registration: http://ifpress.com/short-courses/ or call +001-804-675-2980

Target audience: Intermediate

Cost: $1975 US; 20% discount for each additional registrant from same organization.  A discount of $50 US will be offered to E3S members upon request.

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IFST Conference 2017

IT’S NOT ALWAYS JUST ABOUT THE FLAVOUR!

Monday, 22 May, 2017 – 09:00 to 16:30

Jubilee Conference Centre, Triumph Road, Nottingham, NG8 1DH

A one-day interactive conference organised by IFSTs Sensory Science Group (SSG)

 

The 2017 SSG Conference will take a fresh look at the Sensory Modalities: appearance, aroma, flavour, texture and aftertaste.

The event will comprise presentation, workshops and posters. Speakers from academia and industry will highlight new developments in our understanding of how the sensory modalities are perceived; explore the practicalities involved in making assessments and measurements; and assess the role of new techniques in improving our understanding of how the modalities interact to create our overall product experience.

This Conference will be of value to Sensory and Consumer scientists working in the Food, Beverage, Personal and Home Care sectors who want to stay up to date with the latest developments in their field.

The SSG Conference typically attracts approximately 100 delegates from a range of industries providing a great networking opportunity for all.

For more information and how to book please follow the link below

http://www.ifst.org/events/it%E2%80%99s-not-always-just-about-flavour

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