The 2018 Conference
The conference covered the physical, physiological and psychological aspects of eating and oral processing. It brought together scientists from the disciplines of oral processing and biology, food science and technology, sensory science, dentistry, biophysics and biochemistry, and human nutrition to present and discuss their latest findings on all topics of eating, sensory perception, food breakdown in the mouth, and simulated, in-vitro oral processing among others.
Keynote speakers, included Joanne Hort, Jianshe Chen, Andries van der Bilt, Nikolaos Giannakopoulos, Martine Hennequin, Elisabeth Guichard, Bryony James, Jeyakumar Henry, Mats Stading, Catriona Steele and Sue Francis.
There were also sessions to present results and achievements.
About the Venue
The conference was held at the East Midlands Conference Centre on the University of Nottingham’s main campus. With a mix of stunning architecture, traditional features and modern facilities, it makes the perfect conference venue. Delegates can visit Wollaton Hall and Deer Park or Nottingham Lakeside Arts Centre - both are easily accessible by foot – or visit Nottingham itself, with its fascinating historic sites, leading theatres and concert venues and top class sporting facilities.
Nottingham is ideally situated in the centre of the UK (East Midlands), with easy transport links via car, rail and air. East Midlands Airport is just 14 miles away, with direct flights to many European cities, whilst Birmingham airport is within an hour’s drive. There are over 30 direct trains linking London and Nottingham each day.