Conference programme

The conference programme consists of several different elements, namely the scientific programme, special sessions, working group sessions, networking/social events and the Young EFFoST Day. The conference programme will be published in September, for now please find our preliminary programme below.

Preliminary programme

Monday 7 November 2022

  • Registration open
  • Young EFFoST Day


  • Welcome and Opening
  • Plenary session
  • Parallel sessions
  • Welcome reception
  • Annual EFFoST Pub Quiz


Tuesday 8 November 2022

  • Plenary sessions
  • Parallel sessions
  • Poster sessions
  • Special sessions
  • Conference dinner

Wednesday 9 November 2022

  • Plenary sessions
  • Parallel sessions
  • Poster sessions
  • Special sessions
  • Closure and Awards


The scientific programme: The submitted abstracts reviewed by the Scientific Committee will be accepted as an oral presentation in one of the parallel sessions or as a poster presentation. Thought leaders on the main topics of the conference theme will be invited to speak during the plenary sessions.

Special sessions:
 EU projects and European associations have the opportunity to showcase their scientific results in these sessions.

Social events: Meeting new contacts and catch up with peers is facilitated through the social gathering such as the Welcome reception and Pub Quiz on Monday 7 November and at the Conference dinner on Tuesday 8 November.

Young EFFoST Day: this is an exciting opportunity for students and young food scientists from academia, industry, and start-ups to expand their professional network. The morning programme is organized by young food professionals for young food professionals and held on Monday morning 7 November

Non-Thermal Processing Short course and Workshop: EFFoST2022 delegates can also attend the Non-Thermal Processing short course and workshop which will be held from 4-6 November in Dublin. Delegates can easily attend both events as they will be held consecutively in Dublin.

Make sure to register soon!