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FOODBALT 2022

15th Baltic Conference on Food Science and Technology “Food R&D in the Baltics and Beyond

Conference is organized by Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Department of Food Science and Technology

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

The Organizing Committee warmly invites our distinguished delegates and guests to the 15th Baltic Conference on Food Science and Technology “Food R&D in the Baltics and Beyond” (FOODBALT2022) held during September 26-27, 2022 in Kaunas, Lithuania.

The general aim of the Conference is to create an „open“ International forum for researchers and young scientists such as doctoral or MSc students to exchange ideas and the latest results in their field of the research.

Furthermore, it will also provide an opportunity to meet old friends and form new partnerships.

We hope that you will take this opportunity to join us for academic exchange and visit the city of Kaunas.

We look forward to welcoming you in Kaunas in September 2022!

  • Chemistry Behind Sensorial, Flavour and Textural Properties
  • Food Packaging
  • Fermentation and Microbiome Science
  • Functional Foods
  • Food Technology and Products Development
  • Novel Food and Nutrition
  • Valorisation and Sustainability
  • August 1 – Submission of abstracts
  • August 4 – Notification of Acceptance/Rejection
  • August 6 – Registration fee deadline
  • September 26-27 – Conference date

Registration fee.

Full registration fee includes attendance to all sessions, abstract e-book, coffee breaks and lunches as per scientific programme, certificate of attendance, access to posters area.
Accompanying person fee includes the conference dinner.

  • Full registration – 250 EUR;
  • PhD and Master students (certified) registration – 150 EUR;
  • Accompanying person – 75 EUR;

Details for the payment via Bank transfer:
Name of Bank – AB SEB bankas
Address of Bank – Gedimino av. 12, LT-01103 Vilnius, Lithuania
SWIFT (BIC) – CBVILT2X
IBAN – LT387044060003104481
KTU internal account number – KO067

IMPORTANT. Please remember to state on all money transfers: (1) KTU internal account number Nr: KO067; (2) purpose of payment: registration fee FOODBALT-2022; (3) participant’s name (names, in case of group payment) and institution. All bank costs must be charged to the customer.
Please remember to provide your proof of payment at the registration desk.
Please, inform us if you need invoice.

For invoice we need information:
Name of institution
Address of institution
Code of institution
VAT Code

Cancellation Policy
Refund requests can be submitted to official e-mail and 50% refund can be granted if notification of cancellations has reached us before June 24, 2022. No refunds can be granted after this date.

August 1 – Submission of abstracts

August 4 – Notification of Acceptance/Rejection

August 6 – Registration fee deadline

September 26-27 – Conference

PARTNERS:


Organization Committee
Members (alphabetically by the first name):

  • Aušra Šipailienė (Kaunas University of Technology, LT);
  • Ingrida Kaniauskienė (Kaunas University of Technology, LT);
  • Laura Tamkutė (Kaunas University of Technology, LT);
  • Michail Syrpas (Kaunas University of Technology, LT);
  • Milda Pukalskienė (Kaunas University of Technology, LT);
  • Rita Kazernavičiūtė (Kaunas University of Technology, LT);
  • Vaida Kitrytė (Kaunas University of Technology, LT);
  • Viktorija Eisinaitė (Kaunas University of Technology, LT)

Chairman: Prof. Petras Rimantas Venskutonis (Kaunas University of Technology, LT).

Members (alphabetically by the first name):

  1. Daiva Leskauskaitė (Kaunas University of Technology, LT);
  2. Ene Viiard (Center of Food and Fermentation Technologies, EE);
  3. Erkan Yalçin (Bolu Abant İzzet Baysal University, TR);
  4. Ivi Jõudu (Estonian University of Life Science, EE);
  5. Loreta Bašinskienė (Kaunas University of Technology, LT);
  6. Ona Ragažinskienė (Vytautas Magnus University, LT);
  7. Pranas Viškelis (Institute of Horticulture, Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, LT);
  8. Rajeev Bhat (Estonian University of Life Science, EE);
  9. Ruta Galoburda (Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, LV);
  • Oral presentations: time for oral presentations will be 15 minutes including 5 minutes discussion. Official conference language is English.
  • Poster presentations: poster size 840  x 594 mm (portrait layout).
  • Abstracts must be prepared according to the template provided below. The abstract(s) should be saved as presentingauthornameandsurname.doc

Authors may consider preparing the full paper in the scientific journal APPLIED SCIENCES (an open access journal by MDPI) special issue “Biochemical Composition of Food“.

Topics included:

  • Biochemical composition of Food and Raw Materials;
  • Fermentation;
  • Food Authentication and Traceability;
  • Innovations for Food Processing;
  • Modelling and Optimization for Food Processing;
  • Quality of Food;
  • Functional Food;
  • Food Safety

IMPORTANT: full papers could be submitted until November 1st.

More information coming soon.


Transportation Vilnius airport to Kaunas

You can get train from Vilnius airport to Vilnius station www.vilnius-airport.lt/en/before-the-flight/transport).

The train station is near airport around 5 min walk https://www.vilnius-airport.lt/en/before-the-flight/transport/train.

From Vilnius Station You can get train to Kaunas (the trip time from Vilnius to Kaunas is around 1 hour 5 minutes). The train tickets you can buy on line (Vilnius airport-Vilnius Station and Vilnius Station – Kaunas https://www.traukiniobilietas.lt/portal/en.

Also You can get the bus or microbus (company TOKS) from Vilnius airport   to Vilnius bus station to Kaunas bus station https://infobus.eu/en/bus/route/from-vilnius-to-kaunas.

For the information about catering, public transport and wheather in Kaunas, please visit the page: Visit Kaunas – Visit Kaunas

Participants of FoodBalt 2022 are invited make their own hotel arrangements.

We hereby suggest some of the hotels:

Victoria Hotel Kaunas (if you want to book this hotel write an e-mail to foodbalt@ktu.lt)

http://www.groupeuropa.com/europa_royale_lt/kaunas_viesbutis/

Kaunas
http://www.kaunashotel.lt/lt

Kaunas city
http://www.kaunascityhotel.com/

If you have any questions, please contact us:

Viktorija Eisinaitė
Kaunas University of Technology
Department of Food Science and Technology
Radvilėnų pl. 19, Kaunas, LT-50254, Lithuania
e-mail: foodbalt@ktu.lt


To ensure conference complies with the highest level of safety standards and wellbeing, FoodBalt2022 aligns with the Lithuania‘s COVID-19 health-related regulations. It’s important that anyone attending the conference in Kaunas plays a part in keeping each other safe and minimizing the risk from Covid-19. Please be advised that a risk of exposure to Covid-19 exists in any event or public space, including the conference. Prior to registering for and attending the conference, please ensure you have read the latest Lithuanian guidelines:

https://sam.lrv.lt/en/

Do not attend the conference if you:

  1. Are showing COVID-19 symptoms such as, but not limited to: fever or a feeling of fever (chills, hot-cold), cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, unusual fatigue, sore throat or headache, loss or change in smell or taste.
  2. Have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 7 days.
  3. You are under any self-quarantine orders.

We are also asking everyone to keep your distance where you can and respect others, who may be apprehensive returning to live events. Thank you for your co-operation, we are looking forward to returning to live conferences safely.


FoodBalt 2022 will take place at the KTU Santaka Valley. The Valley is a state-of-the-art science and innovations centre, one of the largest in the Baltics. It has become a local catalyst for innovations connecting science, technologies and business for joint activities.

KTU Santaka Valley

K. Baršausko g. 59
Kaunas 51423

All personal data collected in the registration form will be used for the conference purpose only.