Upcoming Events

Nov 19

Food Matters Live

19 - 20 November 2019, London, UK

Food Matters Live returns to ExCeL, London. Bringing together a curated exhibition with hundreds of exhibitors and speakers, and thousands of visitors from across the global food and drink industry. It is a unique event dedicated to creating cross-sector connections focused on the future of food, drink and sustainable nutrition. More information

Apr 21

Sensometrics 2020

21 - 24 April 2020, Stavanger, Norway

Sensometrics conferences are arranged on behalf of Sensometric society. In 2020 the conference will be hosted in Stavanger by Nofima and TINE. ​ ​ The Sensometric Society Conference brings together world’s leading statisticians, psychologists, sensory scientists and market researchers with a common interest in solving problems of measurement and data analysis in the areas of sensory and consumer science. We hope that you will join us. It will be a good opportunity to initiate new collaborations and new networks, as well as to contribute to the development of the discipline. You will be most welcome to Stavanger, the energy capital of Norway, located in the south-west of Norway. Opens external link in new windowMore

May 11

Creative Tastebuds

11 - 12 May 2020, Aarhus Denmark

Art, science, innovation and gastronomy meet in an interdisciplinary symposium. In a time of climate crisis and increasing global inequality afflicted by hunger and obesity, we are urged to downsize individual pleasures for the sake of our common future on earth. How can we use our sense of taste to make new and better choices? And can we rely on taste to guide us well? Opens external link in new windowhttp://creativetastebuds.dk

Sep 06

Eurosense 2020

6 - 10 September 2020, Rotterdam, NL

The European Sensory Science Society (E3S) and the MOA Sensory Group have the pleasure to invite you to the 9th European Conference on Sensory and Consumer Research 'A Sense of Innovation' in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 6-9 September 2020. As with previous events in the series EuroSense 2020 will bring together more than 600 people involved in sensory and consumer research worldwide both from academia and industry. The topic of the 2020 conference is 'A Sense of Innovation', with a specific attention to innovative approaches to study sensory perception in relation to preference, choice, and other types of behavior. The conference includes food and other applications where the study of the senses plays a key role. www.eurosense.elsevier.com

Past Events

Mar 04

13 weeks Online Course Principles of Sensory Science

Online Course, 80-90 hours, start 4 March 2019, end 1 June 2019, by Wageningen Academy, devision of Human Nutrition

Are you looking for an introduction in the world of sensory science with a focus on eating behaviour? Would you like to broaden and deepen your theoretical knowledge and gain the latest insights from present real world research? And are you looking for an integrated approach where food technology, consumer and nutrition science interact? Then this university-level online course might be something for you. Price EUR 1,395.00 Opens external link in new windowMore information

Mar 05

Sensory Evaluation: An introductory workshop

5th March 2019, 09:00 – 17:00, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, LE12 5RD, UK

This popular introductory workshop is IFST accredited and aimed at those who are new to sensory science and wish to learn how to apply basic sensory methods to discriminate, describe and measure the sensory attributes of products with a view to improving and introducing innovation to their product development and quality assurance approaches. Delegates attending the Sensory Evaluation course also have the opportunity to sit a Foundation level examination in Sensory Evaluation, set by the IFST (Institute of Food Science and Technology) with whom the course is accredited, successful candidates will then be awarded a Certificate of Accreditation by the IFST. More information

Mar 07

Changing Perspectives in Sensory Science – Past, Present, and Future

7 March 2019, University of Reading, UK

Organised by IFST's Sensory Science Group Save the date and join us on March 7, 2019 at the University of Reading for a mini-conference to celebrate the 20-year anniversary of the IFST Sensory Science Group (previously known as the PFSG). Confirmed speakers include Hal MacFie (Hal MacFie Training Services), Carey Jewitt (Director UCL Knowledge Lab), Margaret Everitt (past Chairman of the PFSG), plus TBD. More info

Apr 09

Analysing data from descriptive sensory analysis and novel sensory methods

9 - 10 April 2019, Ås, Norway

Nofima at Ås, Norway and RISE, The Swedish Research Institute, in Gothenburg, Sweden cooperate in arranging courses in sensory analysis.

This course will focus on analysis and interpretation of descriptive sensory data and data from novel sensory methods such as CATA and Projective mapping. The course will be based on both lectures, practical demonstrations and exercises (see detailed program enclosed). The course will be taught in English. Target group: The course is suited for those who know the basics of sensory analysis but feel that they need to learn more about how to analyse and interpret the data. Basic knowledge of statistical concepts is needed. Lectures: Tormod Næs (Nofima) Paula Varela Tomasco (Nofima) Ingunn Berge (Nofima) Mats Carlehög (Nofima) Penny Bergma (RISE). More information

May 24

Women In Olfactory Science (WIOS) symposium 2019

24 - 25 May 2019, Wageningen University 2019, NL

Women In Olfactory Science (WIOS) symposium 2019 Women In Olfactory Science (WIOS) aims to create a network of women working in chemosensory science, to foster scientific collaborations, advance career perspectives, promote equal opportunities and inspire the future generations of researchers. After a very successful first event, it is now time for the 2nd WIOS symposium! More information

Jul 28

13th Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium

28 July - 01 August 2019, Edinburgh International Convention Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland

This Sensory & Consumer Science Symposium is themed ‘Engage with the Future’ and is an opportunity for you to share, learn, be inspired, connect and participate in how our science will evolve in the future. Our society as a whole faces increasingly rapid change and is met with growing global challenges, so this Symposium looks to explore how sensory and consumer science can adapt and contribute to our fast evolving world.

more: http://www.pangbornsymposium.com/

Nov 19

Food Matters Live

19 - 20 November 2019, London, UK

Food Matters Live returns to ExCeL, London. Bringing together a curated exhibition with hundreds of exhibitors and speakers, and thousands of visitors from across the global food and drink industry. It is a unique event dedicated to creating cross-sector connections focused on the future of food, drink and sustainable nutrition. More information