INSECTA 2017 September 07/08 Berlin
Technical, commercial, ecological, political & ethical
issues of insect utilisation will be discussed.
Insects production systems
• Rearing substrate optimisation
• Established production systems
• Mass rearing systems, industrialisation
Application of insects as feed
• Nutrient composition
• Use for pets, in aquaculture and for farm animals
• Feed safety
Utilisation of insects as food
• Processing and fractionation
• Use in gastronomy and food retailing
• Food safety
Evaluation of the use of insects
• Consumer acceptance
• Ecologic and economic assessment
• Status of legislation
• Ethical issues
Non-food applications of insects
• Insect biotechnology
• Waste management systems
Early bird registration deadline
July 7, 2017
April 30, 2017
June 15, 2017
Early bird registration
Call for oral presentation or poster
All participants are invited to submit their abstracts
and indicate their preferences for oral or poster
For submitting an oral presentation or poster, please
register first online: www.insecta-conference.com
Young scientist award
Young scientists (student or PhD student), aged 35
and below, who are actively engaged and aim for an
oral presentation, get the opportunity to present their
Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering
and Bioeconomy (ATB)
14469 Potsdam - Germany • www.atb-potsdam.de
Mail: [email protected]
jointly organised by
The conference aims to give an overview of the stateof-the-art of insect technology and the prospects and
constraints of the use of insects as food, feed and
non-food in Europe and worldwide.
INSECTA 2017 will once again provide ample opportunities for a lively exchange on insects as food, feed
and non-food for scientists, representatives of related industries, policy makers, media and consumers.
It will be jointly organised by Leibniz Institute for
Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB) and
Pilot Pflanzenöltechnologie Magdeburg (PPM).
We are looking forward to meet you in Berlin!
Dr.-Ing. Oliver Schlüter - ATB, Germany
Dr.-Ing. Birgit Rumpold - TU Berlin, Germany
Dr.-Ing. Frank Pudel - PPM, Germany
Prof. Dr. Harry Aiking
Environmental Studies (IVM-VU)
Dr. Aiking was Associate
Professor in Chemistry and Food at
the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam.
He has been long-standing member
of the Working Group Sustainable
Food Production of ‘Food For Life’,
a European Technology Platform.
Prof. Dr. Thomas Potthast
holds the chair for Ethics, Theory,
and History of the Biosciences and is
executive director of the International Centre for Ethics in the
Sciences and Humanities (IZEW) at
the University of Tübingen.
Prof. Dr. Andreas Vilcinskas
is coordinator and spokesman of the
LOEWE Center of Insect
Biotechnology since 2014. He is
Professor for Applied Entomology
and Director of the Institute for
Insect Biotechnology at the University of Giessen. He is head of the project group „Bio-Resources“ at the Fraunhofer Institute
for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology (IME).
The symposium will
be held at
Main building of Campus TU Berlin
Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin - Germany
As one of the
highlights of the
first symposium day
we cordially invite
to the dinner event
in the Museum für
The dinner event is included in the registration fee.
We kindly ask you at the registration process to
indicate, if you will participate in the event.
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Foto: TUBerlin/PR/Jacek Ruta
The 3rd INSECTA 2017 will be held in Berlin
on September 07 / 08, 2017.
Brachiosaurus, Foto: Antje Dittmann/mfn