Tuesday 31st October

09.00   REGISTRATION & COFFEE
09.30   WELCOME & OPENING PRESENTATION

 

Mike Saltmarsh (Royal Society of Chemistry)

SESSION 1: Food waste – a global perspective
Chair: Keith Waldron, Quadram Institute Bioscience, UK

09.45 1.01 PLENARY LECTURE

 

Toine Timmermans (Programme Manager – Sustainable Food Chains, Wageningen Food & Biobased Research, The Netherlands)
Why is food waste such a problem in Europe?

10.15 1.02 PLENARY LECTURE

 

Silvia Maltagliati (Policy Officer – BioBased products & processing, European Commission)
Sustainability through optimised use of bioresources in the EU

COFFEE

SESSION 2: Key drivers and Waste Prevention
Chair:

LUNCH + POSTER SESSION

11.15 2.01 PLENARY LECTURE

 

David Tompkins (Bioresources Development Manager, AquaEnviro, UK)
The role of regulation in meeting the needs of a biowaste-based bioeconomy

11.45 2.02 PLENARY LECTURE

 

Richard Swannell (Director, WRAP, UK)
Challenges in waste prevention

12.15 2.03 PLENARY LECTURE

 

Julian Parfitt (Resource Policy Analyst, Anthesis Group, UK)
Use of system maps to understand the causes of food waste


SESSION 3: Food redistribution

Chair:

14.30 3.01 PLENARY LECTURE

 

Tom Rumboll (Commercial Director, The Company Shop, UK)
Company Shop – a commercial approach to reducing food waste

15.00 3.02 PLENARY LECTURE

 

Iseult Ward (Co-founder and CEO, Food Cloud, Republic of Ireland)
Food Cloud – a 21st Century approach to reducing food waste

TEA + POSTER SESSION

SESSION 4: Bulk products for animal feed
Chair: Peter Wilde, Quadram Institute Bioscience, UK

16.00 4.01 PLENARY LECTURE

 

Carina Millstone (Executive Director, Feedback Global, UK)
The conflicts of food, feed and sustainability

16.30 4.02 PLENARY LECTURE

 

Robin Crawshaw (RC Feed, UK)
Conversion of food chain co-products into animal feed

17.00 4.03 David San Martin (AZTI, Spain)
MCDA help decision tool for the implementation of food waste valorisation alternatives

RECEPTION – Common Room, Quadram Institute Bioscience (17:30 hours)

Wednesday 1st November

SESSION 5: Valorisation including bioactives, yeasts, industrial biotechnology and chemical technologies
Chair: Paulus Kosters, CTO, GreenProtein BV, The Netherlands

09.00 5.01 PLENARY LECTURE

 

Rafael Luque (Nanoscale Chemistry & Biomass/Waste Valorisation Group, University of Cordoba, Spain)
Catalysing the exploitation of food chain waste streams

09.30 5.02 Fatima Arrutia (University of Oviedo, Spain)
Multifunctional peptides from food industry by-products
09.45 5.03 Rhianna Briars (University of Nottingham, UK)
Valorisation of Pea Harvest Residues for use as Functional Food Ingredients: Post-Harvest Treatment of Pea Haulm for the Preservation of Nutrients
10.00 5.04 Matthew de Roode (Sensus, The Netherlands)
The optimisation of a prototype breakfast drink containing fresh insoluble chicory root fibre (iCRF) via a sensory response surface method
10.15 5.05 Philip Duggan (Cellucomp, UK)
Investigating Nanocellulose product Curran for use in foods
10.30 5.06 Maura Ferri (University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy)
A sustainable method for extracting ferulic acid and other polyphenols from wheat bran with the BBI AGRIMAX project

COFFEE

SESSION 5: Valorisation including bioactives, yeasts, industrial biotechnology and chemical technologies (cont.)
Chair:  

11.15 5.07 PLENARY LECTURE

 

Anne Osbourn (Director, Norwich Research Park Industrial Biotechnology Alliance, Norwich, UK)
High Value Products from plant-derived Co-Products

11.45 5.08 Fernando Gonçalves (Polytechnic Institute of Viseu Department of Food Industry, Portugal)
Antioxidant fortification of yogurts using a wine distillation by-product
12.00 5.09 Jen-Yi Huang (Purdue University, USA)
Innovative electro-membrane fractionation technology for fish by-product valorization
12.15 5.10 Ondrej Kosik (Rothamsted Research, UK)
Arabinoxylan is a dietary fibre in DDGS
12.30 5.11 Jia Wu (Quadram Institute Bioscience, Norwich, UK)

Optimising pre-treatment conditions for biorefining agri-food chain wastes via investigating the influence of hot water pre-treatment on enzymatic saccharification and yeast fermentation

LUNCH + POSTER SESSION

SESSION 5: Valorisation including bioactives, yeasts, industrial biotechnology and chemical technologies (cont.)
Chair:

14.00 5.12 PLENARY LECTURE

 

Dimitris Charalampopoulos (University of Reading, UK)
Food waste valorisation and exploitation strategies

14.30 5.13 Liliana Londoño-Hernandez (Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila, Mexico)
Solid-state fermentation as bioprocess for reduction of antinutritional compounds in mixtures of agroindustrial by-products
14.45 5.14 Yujie Mao (University of Nottingham, UK)
Extracting hairy pectins from sugar beet waste using microwave-assisted and conventional solvent extractions: a comparison
15.00 5.15 Katleen Raes (Ghent University, Belgium)
Kaempferol release from cauliflower by-products by fungal fermentation
15.15 5.16 Nicoletta Ravasio (CNR ISTM, Milan, Italy)
Valorization of brewers’ spent grain oil

TEA + POSTER SESSION

SESSION 5: Valorisation including bioactives, yeasts, industrial biotechnology and chemical technologies (cont.)
Chair:

16.15 5.17 Barbara Scaglia (University of Milan, Italy)

Integrated tomato-based biorefinery: from by-products to obtain lycopene high value products

16.30 5.18 Zuharlida Tuan Harith (University of Reading, UK)

Valorisation of Rapeseed Meal for Microbial Production of Astaxanthin by Xanthophyllomyces dendrorhous

16.45 5.19 Weng Chan Vong (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

Towards zero-waste: A holistic approach to biotransformation of okara (soybean pulp)

CONFERENCE DINNER – Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts (19.15 hours)

 

Thursday 2nd November

09.00   ANNOUNCEMENT OF POSTER PRIZE WINNERS

SESSION 6: Recovery of materials and energy
Chair:

09.15 6.01 PLENARY LECTURE

 

Keith Waldron (Quadram Institute Bioscience, Norwich, UK)
Title – to be advised

09.45 6.02 Achille Monegato (FAVINI S.r.l., Italy)
Valorisation of wastes of agro-industries in papermaking: the CRUSH process
10.00 6.03 Hoerudin (Indonesian Center for Agricultural Postharvest Research and Development, Indonesia)
Amorphous Silica Nanoparticles from Rice Husk Ash: Extraction, Characterisation and Application for Sustainable Rice Production
10.15 6.04 Barry Mulholland (RSK ADAS, UK)
The transition to responsibly sourced growing media for UK Horticulture
10.30 6.05 Adam Elliston (Quadram Institute Bioscience, UK)
Screening yeast biodiversity for bio-surfactant production from agri-food waste materials

COFFEE

SESSION 7: Future perspectives
Chair: Keith Waldron, Quadram Institute Bioscience, UK

11.30 7.01 PLENARY SPEAKER

 

David Newman (Managing Director, Bio-based and Biodegradable Industries Association & President of the World Biogas Association)
The conflicts of food chain waste and sustainability

12.00  

LUNCH
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