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Preliminary Programme

The preliminary programme is available for download. 


NB: Changes may occur to the programme due to the postponement of the conference.


  • Microorganisms in food and feed
    • Pro- and prebiotics
    • Microbiome
    • Yeast
    • Fungi
    • Whole genome sequences - tool to handle the good guys and the bad guys
  • Metabolic models
  • Enzymes for food and feed applications
  • Microbially derived bioactive compounds
  • Applications of cultures, enzymes, and metabolites
  • Animal & Human health
  • Future trends
  • Emerging technologies
  • Genetically modified organisms for food applications – the future of the past or still to come
  • Regulatory aspects

Keynote speakers

Invited speakers:

Kaarel Adamberg, Taltech, Estonia

Jaime Aguilera, EFSA (European Food Safety Authority), Italy

Jens Frisbæk Sørensen, DuPont, Denmark

Mansel Griffiths, Microsintesis, Canada

Lene Jespersen, KU Food, Denmark

John Morrissey, University College Cork, Ireland

Frank Møller Aarestrup, Aarestrup lab, Denmark

Arja Laitila, DuPont, Finland

Paul Ross, Cork University, Ireland

Clarissa Schwab, Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic

Bas Teusink, Vrije University, Holland

Albert van Dijk, Schothorst Feed Research, Holland

Filip van Immerseel, U Gent, Belgium

Pekka Varmanen, University of Helsinki, Finland

Kevin Verstrepen, KU Leuven, Belgium

Keynote speakers

  • Sakkie Pretorius, Macquarie University, Australia
  • Jens Nielsen, Chalmers University, Sweden