Program 12.5th anniversary symposium CCC at 26 November 2019

Program 12.5th anniversary symposium CCC at 26 November 2019
23 October 2019 CCC

On 26 November 2019 we will celebrate the 12.5 year anniversary of the Carbohydrate Competence Center with a symposium in the Odeon Theatre at Zwolle.

During the symposium we will honour the contribution of Prof. dr. Lubbert Dijkhuizen as Scientific Director to the success of CCC.

We are happy to announce our two *keynote speakers*: *Prof. dr. Jeroen Raes*, University of Leuven, expert in Microbiome research, and *prof dr Bruno Moerschbacher * who will present on chitosans, functional biopolymers for the bioeconomy”

For all of you who want to come but didn’t sign up yet: Registration for the conference is required and free of charge.


Program 12,5 year CCC: Anniversary Symposium

26 November 2019, Odeon Theatre, Blijmarkt 25, 8011 ND Zwolle


09.30 h. Registration, coffee/tea
10.00 h. Opening by prof. dr. Gert-Jan Euverink/ prof. dr. Henk Schols
10.10 h. NWO, to be announced.
10.25 h. Keynote 1: prof. dr. Bruno Moerschbacher, University of Münster, Germany ‘Chitosans – Functional Biopolymers for the Bioeconomy’
11.05 h. Coffee and tea break
11.30 h. dr. Piet Buwalda AVEBE ‘Carbohydrate Competence Generates Science and Business’
11.50 h. André Groeneveld, FrieslandCampina Domo ‘Carbohydrates in Infant Nutrition by CCC and FrieslandCampina’
12.10 h. prof dr. ir. Walter Gerrits, WUR, ‘Carbohydrate digestion kinetics: a look from inside the gastro-intestinal system’
12.30 h. Lunch
13.30 h. Keynote 2: prof. dr. Jeroen Raes, VIB-KU Leuven. ‘Quantitative, population-level microbiome monitoring-the Flemish gut flora project’
14:10 h. prof. dr. Paul de Vos, UMCG, ‘Immunological effects of dietary fiber intake’
14.30 h. dr. Evelien te Poele, CarbExplore bv, ‘Improving the taste of Stevia using a glucansucrase enzyme and sugar’
14.50 h. Coffee and tea break
15.20 h. dr. Slavko Kralj, DuPont, ‘Microbial & Enzymatic Polysaccharides’
15.40 h. dr. Marco van den Berg, DSM, ‘Carbohydrates: straightforward energy source or functional food ingredient?’
16.00 h. dr. Ad de Laat, Cosun ‘Strategic role of Public Private partnerships to empower innovation experiences of Cosun in CCC’
16.20 h. Goodbye speech prof dr. Lubbert Dijkhuizen by dr. Colja Laane & prof. dr. Fons Voragen 
16.40 h. Closing Remarks and Drinks


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