The International Symposium on Food Rheology and Structure (ISFRS)

The 7th International Symposium on Food Rheology and Structure - ISFRS 2015

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Zurich/Switzerland, June 7 - 11, 2015

The 7th International Symposium on Food Rheology and Structure - ISFRS 2015 was during June 7 - 11, 2015 in Zurich/Switzerland.

The Book of Abstract is now available as pdf download.

Get Together on Sunday (June 7, 2015)

The Get Together will take place on Sunday, June 7, from 17:00 until approximately 20:00 (5 pm to 8 pm) in the LFW building. The location of the building is indicated in the map below (Universitätsstrasse 2). A poster board will indicate the entrance.


ISFRS: Registration for upcoming meetings

For Information on upcoming meetings please generate a new account. Participants of the past ISFRS meetings automatically will receive updates.

ISFRS 2015: Keynote Speakers

Kees de Kruif (NIZO & Fonterra): Casein hydrogels: Waterholding capacity related to swelling and rheology of caseinates
Taco Nicolai (University Le Mans): The effect of competition for calcium ions between k-carrageenan and b-lactoglobulin on the rheology of mixed gels and of the elasticity on the structure
Nicolas Roussel (LCPC Paris): Mixing laws on different length scales
Jason Stokes (The University of Queensland): Insights into food design and oral processing using soft matter physics, thin film rheology, and tribology
Jan Vermant (ETH Zurich): Structural and Mechanical Anisotropy in Sheared Colloidal Gels
Erich Windhab (ETH Zurich): Interplay of Rheology and functional structure processing along the food value chain
Bettina Wolf (University of Nottingham): Food rheology and structure for nutritionally enhanced foods
Timothy Wooster (Nestlé Research Center Lausanne): Gastric Structuring - how food structure and rheology impact on fat digestive processing

ISFRS 2015: Symposium Program

Rheology and Structure Analysis: Rheological Methods · Rheological Modelling and Numerical Methods · Rheo-SALS, SANS, SAXS
Food Materials and Characteristics: Dough · Biopolymer Solutions and Gels · Colloidal Dispersions · Emulsions, Foams and Interfaces · Semi-Solid Foods
Food Processing: Influence of Processing on Structure and Rheology · Structure, Nutrition and Health


The Final_Program including all oral and poster presentation is now available.

ISFRS 2015: Important Dates

Call for Papers: Abstract submission from November 1, 2014 to February 2, 2015 (March 31, 2015 for poster presentations)
Talk or Poster: Decision of the Scientific Committee was communicated on Saturday, March 7, 2015)
Early bird registration: Until March 31, 2015

ISFRS 2015: Registration Fees

Delegates: Until March 31, 2015: Euro 700 (after March 31, 2015: Euro 750)
Students/Graduates: Until March 31, 2015: Euro 300 (after March 31, 2015: Euro 350)
Accompanying Persons: Euro 150
The Delegates and Students/Graduates registration covers attendance at the technical sessions, the Conference Proceedings, the conference banquet, lunch, and coffee breaks. The registration for Accompanying Persons covers the conference banquet and coffee breaks. Accommodation is not included in the registration fee. A list of hotels offering reduced rates will be available at our website. In the case of cancellation, an amount of Euro 300,– (no reimbursement for students registration) will be retained before reimbursement. There will be no refunds after May 1, 2015.

ISFRS: Download or Purchase Proceedings, Access Journal Manuscripts, Picture Gallery

Download Proceedings and Abstracts: The Book of Abstracts of the 2015 and 2012 symposium and the Proceedings of the 2009, 2006, 2003, and 2000 symposium are available as books and as downloads - please follow the Proceedings and Abstracts link. A selection of 2006 contributions can also be found in Applied Rheology: Volume 16 (2006), Issue 5, Pages 242-286.

Purchasing the printed Abstract Book/Proceedings: The 2015 and 2012 Book of Abstracts are 50 CHF/Euro including Handling & Shipping. The 2009, 2006, 2003, and 2000 Proceedings are 70 CHF/Euro including Handling & Shipping. For ordering the books please contact us via email.

Picture Gallery (update 30.9.2009): The picture gallery includes now a selection of pictures taken during ISFRS 2009. Have fun !

Other meetings of interest

FSDH 2015 Conference: "3rd International Conference on Food Structures, Digestion and Health", October 28-30, 2015 in Wellington/New Zealand

ICoFF 2015: Bioconvergence for Food Function", November 22-25, 2015, Seoul/Korea

FSFFS 2016: The 2nd Food Structure and Functionality Forum Symposium "From Molecules to Functionality", February 28 to March 2, 2016 in Singapore.

Food Colloids 2016: "16th Food Colloids Conference", April 10-13, 2016 in Wageningen/Netherlands

Food Oral Processing 2016: "4th International Conference on Food Oral Processing", July 3-6, 2016, 2016 in Lausanne, Switzerland


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