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International Symposium on Insects as Feed, Food and Non-Food

September 12, 2016 in Magdeburg

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Conference agenda

The conference aims to give an overview of the state-of-the-art of insect technology, the prospects and constraints of the use of insects as feed, food and non-food in Europe. Technical, commercial, ecological, political and ethical issues will be discussed.

08:00 a.m. WELCOME COFFEE and REGISTRATION

08:30 a.m. WELCOME SPEECHES

08:50 a.m. KEYNOTE LECTURES

Insects to feed the world
Prof. Arnold van Huis
Food and Agriculture Organization
of the United Nations (FAO)

The potential of insect biotechnology for the bioeconomy
Prof. Andreas Vilcinskas
LOEWE Center for Insect Biotechnology &
Bioresources Institute for Insect Biotechnology,
Justus Liebig University Giessen

10:00 a.m. COFFEE BREAK and POSTER SESSION

10:45 a.m. SESSION 1
1. A case study: Conventional and unconventional substrates in insect meal production in Latin America

2. The impact of small-scale cricket farming on household nutrition: Results of an applied research in Laos

3. The costs of a free lunch: Pros and cons of the wild harvest of two edible insect species in the Limpopo Province, South Africa

11:55 a.m. SESSION 2
4. Increasing production while decreasing working space

5. Winter hardiness of Hermetia illucens in northwestern Europe

6. The impact of feed on the nutritional profile of the edible cricket, Gryllus bimaculatus

01:05 p.m. LUNCH

01:50 p.m. SESSION 3
7. How does the dietary inclusion of Hermetia illucens protein meal affect piglet’s performance?

8. Alternative protein production for animal feed

9. Digestibility study of domestic fly larvae for feeding carnivorous fish

03:00 p.m. SESSION 4
10. Food safety management system in insects farms for human consumption

11. Postharvest processing concepts for edible insects – wet and dry fractionation approaches for protein recovery from mealworm larvae

12. The influence of endogenous enzymes on protein extraction and characteristics from the insects: Tenebrio molitor, Alphitobius diaperinus and Hermetia illucens

04:10 p.m. COFFEE BREAK and POSTER SESSION

04:55 p.m. SESSION 5
13. How to convince Westerners to eat insects?

14. Role of journalism in building up the innovation system of insect economy

15. Regulation of insect industry from the perspective of the rearing companies and the association IPIFF

06:05 p.m. “VDI BEST YOUNG SCIENTIST’S PRESENTATION AWARD” CEREMONY

06:10 p.m. CONCLUDING REMARKS

06:15 p.m. END OF CONFERENCE

 

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CONFERENCE LANGUAGE:
English

 

CONFERENCE VENUE:
Kulturhistorisches Museum Magdeburg
Otto-von-Guericke-Str. 68-73, 39104 Magdeburg, Germany
Phone: +49-391-540-35-30
www.khm-magdeburg.de

 

CONFERENCE FEES:
Full registration fee: EUR 290
The conference fee includes: Attending the sessions, coffee breaks, lunch, conference beverages and conference proceedings, get-together incl. dinner on September 11, 2016.

 

ACCOMMODATION RECOMMENDATION:

Maritim-Hotel Magdeburg:
Otto-von-Guericke-Straße 87, 39104 Magdeburg, Germany
Email: info.mag@maritim.de
www.maritim.com

Hotel Motel One:
Domplatz 5, 39104 Magdeburg, Germany
Email: magdeburg@motel-one.com
www.motel-one.com

InterCityHotel Magdeburg:
Bahnhofstraße 69, 39104 Magdeburg, Deutschland
Email: reservations@magdeburg.intercityhotel.de
www.magdeburg.intercityhotel.de

artHOTEL Magdeburg:
Breiter Weg 9, 39104 Magdeburg, Deutschland
Email: info@arthotel-magdeburg.de
www.arthotel-magdeburg.de

 

ORGANIZERS:

Pilot Pflanzenöltechnologie Magdeburg e.V. (PPM)
Berliner Chaussee 66, 39114 Magdeburg, Germany
Dr. Thomas Piofczyk, Franziska Ulrich
Phone: +49-391-8189-131/180

Leibniz-Institut für Agrartechnik Potsdam-Bornim e.V. (ATB)
Max-Eyth-Allee 100, 14469 Potsdam, Germany
Dr. Birgit Rumpold
Phone: +49-331-5699-627

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us:
info@insecta-conference.com

 


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