"Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited."
- Albert Einstein
Patrizia Piccinali, Agroscope Liebefeld-Posieux ALP, Switzerland
Annette Bongartz, ZHAW - Department Life Sciences and Facility Management, Institute of Food and Beverage Innovation, Switzerland
Welcome to Bern – Willkommen in Bern – Bienvenue à Berne – Benvenuti a Berna – Bainvgnü in Berna.
On behalf of the organizing and scientific committees, we would like to invite you to join us at the 5th European Conference on Sensory and Consumer Research 'A Sense of Inspiration'.
Inspiring ideas, thoughts, words, discussions; inspiring people: new ways of thinking, creativity and curiosity are important drivers in all research fields, as well as in the development of new products, methods, processes or technologies.
As for the fields of Sensory Science and Consumer Research, an in-depth understanding of what is behind consumer choice has proven to be crucial, in order to offer products satisfying their demands. The complexity related to consumer choice can only be understood by the use of new and multidisciplinary approaches allowing better understanding of consumer behaviour and the determination of adequate responses.
This conference will be an inspiring opportunity to gain insight into the newest findings in sensory science and consumer research.
The conference programme will be organized around the following major topics: