ASIC announces program categories

The Association for Science and Information on Coffee (ASIC) in collaboration with the Specialty Coffee Association, has announced its presentation and poster categories for its 2018 symposium on coffee science. 

The conference, taking place from 16 to 20 September at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, US, is the premier symposium on coffee science in the world.

Leading scientists will present on cutting-edge topics exploring the full spectrum of coffee science. Topics include farm management, roasted coffee technology and processing, biochemistry and biotechnology of green coffee consumption and health, plant pathology and protection, coffee chemistry and sensory sciences, sustainability, climate change, and plant science. 

Speakers include M. Catherine Time, Professor and Director of the Arthur and Kriebel Herbaria at Purdue University, speaking on plant pathology and protection; Dr Tomas Davidek of Nestlé Product Technology Centre Beverage talking coffee chemistry and sensory sciences; Astrid Nehlig, Research Director speaking on consumption and health; and Dr. Ronan Sulprice talking on plant science.

For a keynote topic overview, click here. Full session details and speaker information will be announced soon.

Participants will include hundreds of researchers, members of industry, students, and academics, all focused on sharing the most cutting-edge information and advanced coffee science in the world. 

ASIC is the only independent, non-profit organisation with a scientific mission devoted to the coffee tree, coffee bean and coffee drink.

For more information, and to register attendance, visit www.asicportland.org