The final scientific program will be available after all abstracts have been received

There will be a number of symposia, the final titles of which will be based on the submitted abstracts. The Local Organizing Committee will group the abstracts under coherent symposia headings after they have been submitted. Suggested topics may include:

  • Neurobiology and molecular biology of mammalian chemoreception
  • Neurobiology and molecular biology of insect chemoreception
  • Genomics and Evolution of the chemical senses
  • Development of chemoreception
  • Nutritional chemosensing
  • Oral sensing of foods and food flavours
  • Neuroscience and chemosensing
  • Avian chemosensing
  • Human taste in health and disease
  • Advances in Bitter taste
  • Food chemosensing
  • Extra Oral chemosensing
  • Technological systems for/and chemoreception
  • Marine/aquatic chemical senses
  • Chemosensing in domestic animals

Draft Timetable

Wednesday 4 December 2019

Guests arrive (own arrangements)

VR Rotorua Lake Resort

366 State Highway 33, Mourea, Rotorua 3074, New Zealand

 Late afternoon

Thursday 5 December 2019


8.30 am

Conference commences

9.00 am

Conference dinner/experience

Proceed to wharf for commence your experience with Pure Cruise – including cruise, bbq dinner, drinks and hot pool experience.

4.00 – 8.00 pm

Friday 6 December 2019

Check out of accommodation (unless arrangements have been made to extend your stay)


Conference commences

9.00 am

Conference concludes with lunch


Sponsors Registration
Abstract Submission Accomodation and Venue Program
Transportation Contact (LOC) Local Attractions