Online registration and paper submission

Online registration and full papers submission forms become available on the Conference website. [31 October 2016]


Full paper submission (extended) deadline

(Extended) Deadline for submitting the full papers is reached. [28 February 2017]


(extended) Full paper acceptance notification

Paper reviewing is finished and participants are notified about the acceptance of papers. [20 April 2017]


Payment deadline

(extended) Deadline for conference fees payment. [10 May 2017]


Conference first day

First day of the conference. [08 June 2017]


Conference end

Last day of the conference. [10 June 2017]

 Maximilian and Daniel Zielinski

 Maximilian and Daniel Zielinski

Maximilian and Daniel Zielinski are two exceptional architects that are Partners at the world famous Foster + Partners architectural practice in London. In 2016 they won the prestigious RIBAJ (Royal Institute of British Architects Journal) Rising Star Award. The two started their career at the "Ion Mincu" University of Architecture and Urbanism in Bucharest only to continue their studies after two years at the ‘’Universitat fur Architektur und Stadtebau’’ in Stuttgart, and are widely known for their impressive and innovative work achieved all over the world.

Their projects cover vast scales, from the famous Apple Campus 2 (masterplan / headquaters office bulding) - 700 000 sqm in Cupertino, California; work on numerous Apple Global Flagship Stores around the world; the Houston Exxon Headquarters Competition – (masterplan / headquaters office tower) - 300 000 sqm, Houston, USA; Tripoli Marina (masterplan/hotel/office/residential) - 200 000 sqm, Libya, Tripoli; the Crescent Tower (office tower) - 150 000 sqm in Tripoli, Libya; the NBK Headquarters - National Bank of Kuwait (office tower)- 300m; the Kuwait University (masterplan/university) - 100 000 sqm, Kuwait City; the Trogir Shipyard (masterplan) - 170 000 sqm, Trogir, Croatia; the sustainable city of Masdar Project I (masterplan/mixt) - 50 000 sqm, Abu Dhabi, UAE; While in Basel at the famous office Herzog and de Meuron they worked on the Roche Bau 97 (labs and office) – 16 000 sqm and the Actelion Business Centre (office building) both in Basel, Switzerland.

This led to their work being acclaimed through won competitions such as the "Living City Design Competition" organized by the International Living Building Institute and The National Trust for Historic Preservation (worth 75.000 dollars) and the "RAN – Scharnhauser Park" competition (project selected for construction and completed in 2013) and through multiple appearances in international magazines such as Forbes - Cover Story – "Architects of the future", Forbes – "30 under 30", Stuttgarter Zeitung Nr. 99 – "Scharnhauser Park", Metropolis Magazine – "Image Control", Archdaily – "Reinterpretation of Paris Proposal" and many other, alongside interviews with magazines such as ELLE and TV shows that stand as proof of recognition for their work and dedication "Working together with my brother Daniel, we are continuously trying to improve our approach to wards contemporary and future needs while promoting sustainable and efficient construction and exploitation methods. Architecture can improve the society in all possible ways and our goal is to find the best way how to achieve this." (M. Zielinski)


Paper title: Building Healthy Environments


 Huub Lelieveld

Huub Lelieveld

Huub Lelieveld is Co-founder and President of the Global Harmonization Initiative, Member of the Executive Committee and a Past-President of EFFoST (the European Federation of Food Science and Technology), Founder and Past-President of EHEDG (the European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group). He is a fellow of IAFoST (the International Academy of Food Science and Technology), a fellow of IFT (the Institute of Food Technologists), served on the Governing Council of IUFoST (the International Union of Food Science and Technology) and has been Chair of the Nonthermal Processing Division and the International Division of IFT. At Unilever, he was responsible for hygienic processing and plant design and novel processing technologies. He is lead editor of "Hygiene in food processing", the "Handbook of hygiene control in the food industry" and "Food preservation by pulsed electric fields: From research to application". He is co-editor of several other books, including "Ensuring Global Food Safety: Exploring Global Harmonization", Regulating Safety of Traditional and Ethnic Foods", "Hygienic design of food factories", "Food safety management: a practical guide for the food industry" and "High Pressure Processing of Food – Principles, Technology and Applications". He wrote chapters for many books and encyclopaedia, wrote hundreds of scientific articles and articles for magazines and presented hundreds of papers, globally. He is a member of many editorial boards of books, journals and magazines. He initiated "People, planet, prosperity and the food chain" in short P3FC, an organisation of which the sole objective is to remind the food industry as frequently as possible that besides caring for shareholders, they also share responsibilities for planet and society. He has been awarded doctor honoris causa at the National University of Food Technologies (NUFT) in Kiev, Ukraine and has got several other awards in Europe and the USA.


Paper title: Why harmonize food regulations and what is needed to make it work?


Stefan MANN

Stefan MANN

Dr. Stefan Mann started his career at Germany’s Federal Ministry of Agriculture and is heading the Socioeconomics research group of the Swiss Federal Research Station Agroscope since 2002. He holds one PhD in Agriculture and one in economics. He served as the head of the Scientific Council of the Swiss government for the last agricultural policy reform, resulting in a unique system of carefully targeted payments for public goods. Between 2010 and 2014, Stefan Mann was President of the Swiss Association of Agricultural Economics and Sociology. He received a Highly Commended Award in 2009 and an Outstanding Paper Award in 2012 by the Emerald Literati Network for his work on social capital and competitiveness. His scientific work comprises over 10 books and 200 articles, mostly dealing with linkages between sociological and economic perspectives on agricultural issues. Stefan Mann serves in the Editorial Board of the Open Ethics and Law Journal and in boards of to international service organizations.


Paper title: Food consumption and individualization


 Olivera Djuragic

 Olivera Djuragic

Mrs. Olivera Djuragic is currently General Manager at the Institute of Food Technology and senior research associate with PhD in Food Engineering at the Faculty of Technology, the University of Novi Sad in Serbia. Mrs. Djuragic has over 23 years of experience in scientific work on fields such as feed quality and safety, technology of animal feed production, the processing of raw materials and finished compound feeds, the working accuracy of process (homogeneity of compound feeds, cross contamination and carry over), the utilization of agricultural and food by-products as well as on the implementation of feed safety quality system in feed mills (HACCP) and the development and implementation of trainings in formal and informal education and related training materials and publications.

The vast experience in this area of expertise comes not only from the years spent as a researcher in the Feed Technology Department but also from the active participation in international projects from which we would like to mention the INNO-FOOD-SEE project ("Setting up the innovation support mechanisms and increasing awareness on the potential of Food Innovation and RTD in the South- East Europe area") that has as objective the facilitation of exchanges and coordination of innovative approaches and policies for the food sector, by increasing awareness on the importance of food innovation for the wider SEE area.

Also, other projects such as the FP7-KBBE-2010-4; KBBE.2010.2.6-01 ("Strengthening cooperation in food safety, Safe Food for Europe – Coordination of research activities and Dissemination of research results of EC funded food safety"), the APP4INNO project ("Establishment and promotion of new approaches and tools for the strengthening of primary sector’s competitiveness and innovation in the South East Europe"), the multilateral project DANUINTEG ("Technology for protecting food integrity in the Danube Region") and multiple projects on feed research, namely the IPA Project Serbia-Hungary FEED PRO FOOD ("Research cooperation on development innovative fish feed for promotion of healthy food in the region"), the COST projects - Feed for Health, PiGutNet, BacFoodNet and the FP7-REGPOT-2007-3 Feed-to-Food project ("Reinforcement of feed to food research center at Institute for Food Technology of the University of Novi Sad”) that summarize the strong involvement and achievements of Mrs. Olivera Djuragic in promoting Research and Development.


Paper title: Analyze of potential risk in feed production as integral part of food chain