24 – 27

September 2024

Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Program

The Weurman symposium will commence on Monday 23d of September with a welcome at 18:00 (6:00 pm). Tuesday 24th of September 2024 at 8:00 a.m the program starts and conclude on Friday 27th of September 2024 at 12:15 p.m., followed by a farewell lunch until 13:30 (1:30 p.m.)

Day 1
Monday 23rd September 2024

18:00 – 21:00 Welcome and registration

Day 2
Tuesday 24th September 2024

8:00 – 8:30 Registration
8:30 – 8:45 Welcome and Conference Opening Ciaran Forde, Vincenzo Fogliano, Catrienus de Jong, Markus Stieger, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
8:45 – 9:30 Crop circles, zombies and zebras: Challenges and (self-)deception in food research Dave Mela, Consultant Nutrition Science and Research, The Netherlands
9:30 – 10:15 Ending Hunger: How we can feed the world without destroying it Anthony Warner, Professional Development Chef, United Kingdom
Session 1: Flavour generation
10:15 – 10:45 Exploring flavor chemistry of sustainable food products with PTR-MS Sylvester Holt, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:30 – 12:30 Multiple presentations.  Check day 2 for the full program
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 – 14-05 Session 2: Flash Poster Presentations  Check day 2 for the full program
14:05- 15:35 Session 3: Poster Presentations
15:35 – 16:00 Coffee break
Session 4: New analytical tools and flavour modelling
16:00 – 16:30 Direct Injection Mass Spectrometry for In-Vivo Flavour Compound Monitoring from Microorganisms and Humans Franco Biasoli, Fondazione Edmund Mach, Italy
16:30 – 18:00 Multiple presentations Check day 2 for the full program
18:00 Drinks and bites

Day 3

Wednesday 25th September 2024

Session 5: Flavour: From molecules to receptors to perception
8:30 – 9:00 Hop Flavour in Beer: Unravelling terpene biotransformation reactions during fermentation Graham Eyres, University of Otago, New Zealand
9:00 – 10:15 Multiple presentations Check day 3 for full program
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break/ poster display
Session 6: Oral flavour perception
10:45 – 11:15 Fiery flavours: unveiling Capsaicin’s impact on aroma release and perception Ni Yang, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
11:15 – 12:30 Multiple presentations Check day 3 for full program
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break & Change of Posters
13:30 – 14:00 Session 7: Flash Poster Presentations Check day 3 for full program
14:00 – 15:30 Session 8: Poster Presentations
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
Session 9: New tools and flavour modelling
16:00 – 16:30 The role of ethanol as modulator of aroma release in alcoholic drink Jose-Antonio Piornos-Martinez, INRAE Dijon, France
16:30 – 18:00 Multiple presentations Check day 3 for full program
18:00 Free evening

Day 4

Thursday 26th September 2024

Session 10: Flavour perception
8:30 – 9:00 Plant proteins and flavors: unhappy marriage? Igor Bodnar, DSM-Firmenich, Switzerland
9:00 – 10:30 Multiple presentations Check day 4 for full program
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee and poster display
Session 11: New analytical tools for flavour analysis
11:00 – 11:30 Now we can also “see” how it smells! Chiara Cordero, University of Turin, Italy
11:30 – 13:00 Multiple presentations Check day 4 for full program
13:00 – 13:45 Lunch Break 
13:45 – 15:00 WUR Campus meets Weurman
15:00 – 15:15 Departure of busses
15:15 – 23:30 Social program: A Jungle adventure
23:30 Departure of busses to hotels

Day 5

Friday 27th September 2024

Session 12: Flavour generation
9:00 – 9:30 TBA Corinna Dawid, Technical University Munich, Germany
9:00 – 10:15 Multiple presentations Check day 5 for full program
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break
Session 13: Flavour perception
10:45 – 11:15 How Taste Sensors Regulate Metabolism Paul Breslin, Rutgers University and Monell Chemical Senses Center, USA
11:15 – 12:00 Multiple presentations Check day 5 for full program
12:00 – 12:15 Weurman Closing Remarks and Prize award Ciaran Forde, Vincenzo Fogliano, Catrienus de Jong, Markus Stieger, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
12:15 – 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 Ending of conference

Got questions?

Don’t hesitate to contact us

Laura van der Parre

Conference coordinator Zonderzorg