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Monday 31st March

 9:00                Conference Introduction and Overview

                        Ian Wilson

Session I - Fouling

Time

Lead Author

Title

 

 

9:10

Maykel Verschueren

NIZO Food Research, NL

Understanding and reducing fouling in whey evaporators

 

 

9:32

 Ken Morison

University of Canterbury, NZ

 

 Reduction of fouling in falling-film evaporators by design

 

 

9:54

Kent D Rausch

University of Illinois, USA


Fouling rates of model carbohydrate mixtures and their interaction effects

 

 

10.16

Pascal Blanpain-Avet

INRA, FR

Predicting the distribution of a whey protein fouling in a corrugated plate heat exchanger using the kinetic parameters of the b-lactoglobulin thermal unfolding/aggregation process

 

 

 

Coffee Break

 

 

 

 11:00

 Cristiane Boxler

TU Braunschweig, GER


 Fouling of milk components with varying surface and process parameters

 

 

 11:22

 Yetioman Touré

University of Liège-Gembloux, BEL


 Influence of whey protein denaturation on adherence of soiling particles to stainless steel

 

 

11:44

Tuve Mattsson

Chalmers University, SWE


In-situ investigation of soft cake fouling layers using fluid dynamic gauging

 

 

12:06

Xiaodong Chen

Soochow University, PRC

 

Modelling crystallisation fouling

 

 

12:28

Edward Ishiyama

IHS Downstream Research, UK 


Management of beet sugar refinery preheat trains subject to fouling [Poster]

 

 

12:33

Maykel Verschueren

NIZO Food Research, NL


Model based prevention of powder build-up in spray driers

 

 

 

 

Session Wrap Up & Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

Session 2 – Surfaces and SUSCLEAN

 

Time

Lead Author

Title

14:00

Parnia Navabpour

Teer Coatings, UK

Low surface energy, photocatalytic and antimicrobial approaches to fouling in food and beverage processing

 

14:22

Thierry Bénézech

INRA, FR

 

Sustainable cleaning and disinfection of fresh-cut products: overview of main advances of the FP7 SUSCLEAN project

 

14:45

Alfredo Rodrigo

AINIA, ESP

 

Environmental assessment of new decontamination and sanitation techniques for fresh-cut products.- SUSCLEAN project [Poster]

 

14:50

Charles Cunault

INRA, FR

 

A novel set-up to study the biofilm dynamics under specific turbulent flow conditions encountered in fresh cut food industry processing [Poster]

 

14:55

Janina Grimm

TU Braunschweig, GER

 

Decontamination of adhered cells with alternative cleaning strategies: Metal colloids, electrolyzed oxidizing water and ultrasound [Poster]

 

15:00

Leanne Fisher

Manchester Metropolitan, UK

 

Cleaning and disinfection of stainless steels [Poster]

15:05

Xiaodong Chen

Soochow University, PRC

 

Development of antibacterial stainless steel surfaces via surface modification [Poster]

15:10

Phanida Saikhwan

Thammasat University, THAI

 

Effects of surface properties and cell size on adhesion of bacteria on silicon nitride surfaces [Poster]

15:15

Christine Faille

INRA, FR

 

Evaluation of sampling devices for monitoring surface hygiene in food environments [Poster]

15:20

Madalena Lemos

University of Porto, POR

 

The effect of surface properties on the removal of bacillus cereus and pseudomonas fluorescens single and dual species biofilms [Poster]

 

15:25

Ian Wilson

University of Cambridge, UK

A techno-economic analysis of the performance of antifouling coatings in food industry heat exchangers [Poster]

 

 

 

 

 

Poster Session


16:30

Jo Verran

Manchester Metropolitan, UK

 

Investigating the potential for the use of photocatalytic surfaces in process hygiene in the brewing industry

 

16:52

Christine Faille

INRA, FR

 

Food processing lines. Role in food contamination from Bacillus spores.

 

17:14

Kathryn Whitehead

Manchester Metropolitan, UK

 

 

The influence of the application and detection method of Listeria monocytogenes and food soil to open surfaces in order to optimize cleaning protocols

 

 

Session Wrap Up