"Fats, Oils and Lipids: Innovative Approaches towards a Sustainable Future"
18-21 September 2016, Ghent, Belgium
The Early Bird Deadline is 12 August this year! Be smart and safe money by registering before 12 August!
Table Top Exhibition
The Gravensteen is a castle in Ghent originating from the Middle Ages. The name means "castle of the counts" in Dutch. The Gravensteen is situated at an altitude of 9 meters.
The present castle was built in 1180 by count Philip of Alsace and was modeled after the crusaders castles that Philip of Alsace encountered while he participated in the second crusade. Before its construction, there stood a wooden castle on the same location, presumably built in the ninth century. The castle served as the seat of the Counts of Flanders until they abandoned it in the 14th century.
The castle was then used as a courthouse, a prison and eventually decayed. Houses were built against the walls and even on the courtyard and the stones of the walls were used to erect other buildings. At one time it even served as a factory. At the end of the 19th century, the castle was scheduled to be demolished.
In 1885 the city of Ghent bought the castle and started a renovation project. The newly built houses were removed and the walls and keep were restored to their original condition.
The castle has been repaired enough to allow people to travel through it and climb on top. It is still partly surrounded by the moat. Inside is a museum with various torture devices (and a guillotine) that were historically used in Ghent.
Text: Wikipedia. Picture: Wikipedia, Dennis Jarvis
The MOSTA secretariat has notified us that Euro Fed Lipid members enjoy membership conditions for registrations at the OFIC 2016 (19-21 October 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) congress and tradeshow.
Those conditions are 630 US$ for registrations until 30 August and 720 US$ for late registrations. Just claim the reduced fee and indicate that you are a Euro Fed Lipid member!
Euro Fed Lipid will take part in the industrial expo and is listed as supporting organisation.
Please find more details at http://www.mosta.org.my/
2017: The Swedish Summer of Euro Fed Lipid
If you are a devoted follower of Euro Fed Lipid be prepared to spend the summer 2017 in Sweden! Not only will you be able to attend the 8th European Symposium on Plant Lipids, 2-5 July 2017 in Malmö.
We believe that many of you are already counting the days until the opening of the 15th Euro Fed Lipid Congress, 27-30 August 2017 in Uppsala!
Here is a tool to help you counting:
Isn't that a perfect opportunity to plan a summer vacation in Sweden as well?
Congress Calendar next 12 Months
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