104 VLB October Convention 2017

Event Venue Berlin/Germany
Event Date 15. Oct 2017 - 17. Oct 2017

International Convention for the Brewing Industry. Including the International Malting Barley Seminar

Venue: Hotel Berlin, Berlin
Language: German/English
(with simultaneous translation)

Sunday, 15 October: Get-together

Monday, 16 October: TSC Meeting / Technical Session / Official opening of the new VLB institute / Welcome party

Tuesday, 17 October: Technical Session / International Malting Barley Seminar / Farewell beer 

Inlcuding acompanying exhibition

Contact: Olaf Hendel

  • Sunday, 15. October 2017
    Show Program
    19:00 - 23:59
    Pre-congress program, Sunday
    Start Program & Speakers
    19:00
    Get-together for all participants
    Lobby of the convention hotel
    0:00
    End
  • Monday, 16. October 2017
    Show Program
    08:00 - 23:59
    Program Technical Session, Monday
    TSC Meeting / General Meeting VLB Berlin / Session: Trends in the sensory evaluation of beer and beverages / Official opening new VLB building / Welcome Evening
    Start Program & Speakers
    8:00
    Meeting of VLB's Technical Scientific Committee (TSC)
    (Members only)
    11:30
    General Meeting of VLB Berlin e.V.
    13:00
    Begin Technical Session
    Session 1: Trends in the sensory evaluation of beer and beverages
    Chair: Johannes Fuchs (VLB Berlin)
    13:00
    Welcome and introduction
    13:05
    Molecular basis of taste perception (*)
    Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Meyerhof (Saarland University, Homburg)
    13:40
    Sensory Analysis: Hidden information – Visually unlocked (*)
    Johannes Fuchs (VLB Berlin)
    14:15
    Consumers’ perception of novel beers
    Dr. Davide Giacalone (University of Southern Denmark, SDU, Odense, DK)
    14:50
    Break and exhibition
    15:15
    Applications of Sensory Analysis for Quality Control in the Brewing Field – Flavour Stability and Panel Validation
    Patrícia Diniz Fischer (VLB Berlin)
    15:50
    The language of hops – How to implement and apply a common description for hop flavours (*)
    Dr. Christina Schönberger (Barth Haas Group)
    (*) presentation in German including simultaneous translation into English
    subject to change
    from 16:30
    Bus transfer to the VLB
    Evening Program
    17:00
    Official opening of the new VLB building at the Seestrasse 13
    18:30
    Welcome Evening in the new VLB
    0:00
    End
  • Tuesday, 17. October 2017
    Show Program
    08:30 - 12:30
    Programm Technische Veranstaltung, Dienstag
    Cooling systems on focus / News from brewing technology
    Start Program & Speakers
    Cooling systems on focus
    Chair: Dr. Katrin Schreiber (VLB Berlin)
    8:30
    Welcome and introduction
    8:35
    Hygienic demands on cooling water / The new regulation for evaporative cooler (*)
    Dr. Alfons Ahrens / Dr. Martin Hageböck (VLB Berlin)
    9:10
    Practical operation of open cooling systems (*)
    Oliver Erbach-Großhans (Calvatis Watertreatment)
    9:45
    Coffee break and exhibition
    News in brewing technology
    Chair: Dr. Roland Pahl (VLB Berlin)
    10:15
    Premature yeast flocculation (PYF): News from analytics (*)
    Heiko Woest (VLB Berlin)
    10:50
    Poseidon: Enhancing fermentation in batch or continuous processes (*)
    Peter Gattermeyer (KRONES)
    11:25
    Development of a miniature brewery with an automatized brewing system (*)
    Dr. Roland Pahl / Michel Werner (VLB Berlin)
    12:00
    N.N.
    12:30
    Lunch break and exhibition
    13:30
    13:30 begin International Malting Barley Seminar
    (*) presentation in German including simultaneous translation into English
    Änderungen vorbehalten
  • Tuesday, 17. October 2017
    Show Program
    13:30 - 18:00
    46 International Malting Barley Seminar
    Market developments / Analyis: Gushing, enzymes, fermentable sugars / Pesticides: Monitoring, analysis, assessment
    Start Program & Speakers
    Chair: Prof. Dr. Frank Rath
    13:30
    Welcome & Introduction
    13:40
    No book of seven seals – Globalization and the calculation of malt prices (*)
    Karl Weigt (bmt weigt, Augsburg)
    14:15
    News from the Gushing research – A new innovative method for the determination of the gushing potential of malt (*)
    Henrike Vorwerk (VLB Berlin)
    14:50
    Innovative multi analysis of starch degrading enzymes in malt (*)
    Dr. Julia Schückel (GlycoSpot, Frederiksberg, DK)
    15.25
    Fermentable sugars in wort – A significant parameter fort he assessment of malt quality? (*)
    Prof. Dr. Frank Rath (VLB Berlin)
    15:45
    Break & exhibition
    16:15
    The influence of cumulative effects on the assessment of residues of pesticides in food in terms of health (*)
    Dr. Britta Michalski (Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung, Berlin)
    16:50
    Monitoring of residues of pesticides in hops and its properties during the brewing process (*)
    Dr. Martin Biendl (Hallertauer Hopfenveredlungsgesellschaft m.b.H., Mainburg)
    17:25
    Residues of pesticides in brewing cereals – Current insights from analytical monitoring and brewing trials (*)
    Prof. Dr. Frank Rath (VLB Berlin)
    18:00
    Conclusions
    from 18:00
    Farwell beer and snack in the hotel
    21:00
    End of the conference
    (*) presentation in English with simultaneous translation into English
    subject to change