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Master in Food Systems Graduate Conference 2023

Fri, October 13, 2023
until Sat, October 14, 2023
Faculty Club Leuven (Groot Begijnhof 14, 3000 Leuven, Belgium)

We are very excited to invite you to the graduate conference of the 2021 cohort of the Master in Food Systems. On the 13th of October, we will celebrate your (upcoming or finalized) graduation in person with your fellow students and the MFS team. Your loved ones will be able to watch online via livestream. On 14 October, you will be able to follow various sessions to kickstart your job search.

Further updates will be shared via this event page.

Friday 13 October

📍 Faculty Club, Groot Begijnhof 14, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

13.15 Welcome & registration
13.45 Introduction & opening
14.15 Selected thesis project presentations

  • Excellent Industrial potential: Marion Doe, UHOH-UW-AU. Development of a conceptual framework for a risk assessment and the establishment of a plant design for a dairy-free production in a dairy handling ice cream plant as a guideline for the food industry.
  • High potential for positive environmental impact: Eva-Leanne Thomas, UAM-UoR-UNITO. An overview of the effects of dietary fatty acids on cardiovascular health: impact of plant-based fats as a replacement for milk fat in alternative oat-based yoghurts.
  • Excellent Entrepreneurial Potential: Isa Entenmann, UHOH-UNITO-UoR. Characterization and optimization of flavor properties of Phaeodactylum tricornutum as innovative ingredient for fish alternatives.
  • Surprising Content: Mc-Daniel Chukwuma Okereke, UAM-UoR-UHOH. Effect of phosphorus on the oxidative stability of lipophilic bioactive compounds of whole maize flour.
  • High potential for positive social impact: Adrian Hirt, UNITO-UW-UAM. Two New Dimensions for the Computational Analysis of Allergens: A Comparative Study of Databases and Symptomatology.

16.00 Changing to robes
16.45 Master in Food Systems Alumni, where are they now? 
17.00 Celebration ceremony
17.45 Photos
18.15 Reception
19.30 Celebration dinner - dress code: formal/business attire

Saturday 14 October

📍 Faculty Club, Groot Begijnhof 14, 3000 Leuven, Belgium

9.30 How far we have come
11.30 From an elevator pitch to a job   
13.00 Lunch
14.30 Closing


Travel and accommodation costs for the event will be reimbursed, but visit this page for all info and guidelines.

👋 Looking forward to seeing you at the Graduate Conference! 

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