June 7, 9 and 11 mornings (EDT), 2021

100% virtual event!

We are pleased to invite you to the 2021 edition of the IDF International Cheese Science and Technology Symposium. This prestigious symposium showcasing advances in research and innovation as well as newly developed expertiseis is held only every four years. Do not miss the opportunity to attend!

The virtual formula offers an enhanced conference program. Talks will be presented live or for recorded viewing all along the symposium and for the next 30 days (until July 9, 2021). Numerous opportunities for exchange with researchers, emerging scientists, cheese experts and industry representatives will be offered live during the three days and will remain possible thereafter.

The three four-hour mornings will consist of five sessions of scientific presentations by keynote speakers and selected lectures, followed by live question and answer sessions. A competition of short oral presentations by students will also be part of each session. Over 20 hours of scientific presentations, interactive thematic exchange sessions and e-Poster sessions.

The session key topics of are as follows:

  1. Microbial ecology: starters, adjunct and indigenous microbiota
  2. Cheese technology: process eco-efficiency and innovative approaches
  3. Cheese structure and rheology
  4. Ripening, flavor and cheese authenticity
  5. Innovation, functionnality, nutrition and health

In addition, the Novalait Techno Forum, on June 8 and 10 mornings, will feature a selection of discoveries that can fuel innovation in dairy plants and on farms.

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