8:00     Registration

8:30     Conference introduction

Catherine Renard (Deputy head of division Transform INRAE, F) and Ian Wilson (University of Cambridge, UK)          


 SESSION 1: Sustainability in operation and design


            Ian Wilson (University of Cambridge)

9:30     · Systematic cleaning investigations in micro structured equipment building on Sinners circle

            Felicitas Aselmeyer (Technische Universität Braunschweig)

            Marc Mauermann (Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV, Dresden)

            · Foam flow in biofilm removal to improve hygiene and energy saving in food industry

            Heni Dallagi (Univ. Lille, CNRS, INRAE, Centrale Lille, UMET)

10:30   Coffee break & putting up posters

11:00   · CFD-based three-dimensional Modeling of an Adhesively Detaching Soil Layer in a Channel Flow with Sudden Expansion

            Christian Golla (Institute of Fluid Mechanics, Technische Universität, Dresden)



 SESSION 2: Monitoring and analysing of fouling and cleaning


            Hein Timmerman (Diversey)

12:00   · Cleaning of cohesive soil layers in a radial flow cell

            Karthikeya P. Deshmukh (University of Cambridge)

            Vera Liebmann (Institute of Fluid Mechanics, Technische Universität, Dresden)


· Cleaning of thick viscoplastic soil layers by impinging water jets

            Melissa Chee (University of Cambridge)

13:00   Lunch


            Matthias Joppa (Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV, Dresden)

            Vivien Behrendt (Fraunhofer-Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques IPM)

            · Structural degradation along the cleaning front in cleaning a whey protein gel

            Hanna Wiese (Technische Universität Braunschweig)        

            Alice Hubert (Institut de l'élevage)

            Manuel Helbig (Institute of Natural Materials Technology, Technische Universität, Dresden)

            · Hygienic design aspects for tank and vessel cleaning in the food industry

            Bo BB Jensen (Alfa Laval)

16:00   Coffee break



16:30   · Elucidating studies of purging viscoplastic fluid from pipes

            Rubens Fernandes (University of Cambridge)

            · Impact of the physiological state of mold spores on their resistance to chlorinated disinfectant

            Aurélie Hanin (ACTALIA)

            · Antimicrobial activity of free and encapsulated carvacrol against Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms

            Samah Mechmechani (Univ. Lille, CNRS, INRAE, Centrale Lille, UMET)

            · Methodology to select commercial enzyme incorporated in formulated detergents used in the cleaning of ultrafiltration PES/PVP membrane fouled by skim milk

            Sophie Kavugho-Mission (Univ. Rennes, CNRS, ISCR)

            · The drying dynamics and resistance to cleaning of droplets containing Bacillus  spores on various materials

            Maureen Deleplace (Univ. Lille, CNRS, INRAE, Centrale Lille, UMET)

            · How to release a sponge: relaxation of casein micelles fouling layers during ultrafiltration, a SAXS study    

            Maksym Loginov (INRAE, STLO, Rennes)


· Fouling mechanisms of coconut milk foulants formed during pasteurization

            Phanida Saikhwan (Faculty of Engineering, Thammasat University)

· Use of patch-clamp for the investigation of the interaction force between particles and substrate

            Anna Ipatova (Univ. Lille, CNRS, UMR 8520, IEMN)

17:30   End of the day 1

19:00 - 20:00 Guided tour of old Lille



 SESSION 3: Surfaces, interfaces and modifications

9:00:    Cleanability of Laser Etched Biomimetic Surfaces with Repeated Staphylococcus aureus and Milk Fouling  

            Kathryn Whitehead (Manchester Metropolitan University)

9:30     · Surface engineering of stainless steel to mitigate dairy fouling adhesion

            Manon Saget (Univ. Lille, CNRS, INRAE, Centrale Lille, UMET)

            · Biomimetic replication of brassica leaves and their efficacy to prevent biofouling of Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus

            Mohsin Amin (Manchester Metropolitan University)

            · Bacterial contamination at the air-liquid-wall interface. Relative roles of physico-chemical vs bacterial phenomena

            Christine Faille (Univ. Lille, CNRS, INRAE, Centrale Lille, UMET)

10:30   Coffee break

11:00   · The hygiene factor as an improved description of the hygienic quality of food contact surfaces

            Alan Friis (FORCE technology)

 SESSION 4: Heat transfer fouling and cleaning

11:30   · Thermal treatment of liquid foods under fouling: whole system analysis

            Sandro Macchietto (Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London)

            · Influence of steam-induced wetting and soaking of food- and cosmetic-based contaminants on the eifficiency of Cleaning in Place processes of containers

            Siegfried Beckmann (Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV)

            · Effects of casein and carrageenan on whey fouling during pasteurization

            Bruce Yizhe Zhang (Department of Food Science, Purdue University)

          · Effect of micellar casein decalcification on the fouling the UHT plant and on the heat stability of high protein beverages

            Marwan Abdallah (Univ. Lille, CNRS, INRAE, Centrale Lille, UMET)

12:50   Lunch

13:50  · Insolubilisation of mineral salts during vacuum concentration of whey in relation to fouling of dairy evaporators

            Gaëlle Tanguy (STLO, INRAE, INSTITUT AGRO)

            · Effect of calcium on the thermal denaturation of whey proteins and subsequent fouling in a bench-scale fouling rig: couple experimental studies and numerical modeling

            Weiji Liu (Univ. Lille, CNRS, INRAE, Centrale Lille, UMET)

            · Whey protein fouling prediction in plate heat exchanger

            Laurent Bouvier (Univ. Lille, CNRS, INRAE, Centrale Lille, UMET)

 SESSION 5: Membrane fouling and cleaning

15:00   Sustainability in the food industry: how membrane technologies can contribute ?

            Geneviève Gésan-Guiziou (INRAE, STLO, Rennes)

15:30   Coffee break

16:00   · Evidencing strengths and weaknesses of alkaline detergents to formulate efficient mixtures useful for polymer membranes’ cleaning

            Murielle Rabiller-Baudry (Univ Rennes, CNRS, ISCR)

            · Fouling of polyethersulphone ultrafiltration membranes during the decaffeination of ground coffee brews

            Triantafyllos K. Manios (CASE, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Bath)

            · Development of in-situ and ex-situ tests for the characterization of the aging of organic membranes in wine microfiltration

            Maxime Pontie (Univ. Angers)

            · Enhanced cleaning of oily foulant on microfiltration membrane using microbubbles

            Monique Mi Song Chung (Department of Food Science, Purdue University)

            · Reducing concentration polarisation in nanofiltration by using 3D printed composite membranes.

            John Chew (Bath University)

17:40   End of the day 2

19:30   Gala diner


 SESSION 6: Hygiene: cleaning and disinfection methods

9:00     · Air-water Interfacial Flows for Removal of Bacterial Fouling    

            Sepideh Khodaparast (University Academic Fellow, School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leeds)

            · Influence of temperature, material, slope and strain on Listeria monocytogenes biofilm formation

            Tessa Tuytschaever (Research group VEG-i-TEC, Department of Food Technology, Safety and Health, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Ghent University)

            · Effect of heavy water incorporation on the viability of Listeria innocua

            Sylvain Trigueros (French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES)          

            Aurélie Hanin (ACTALIA)

10:20   Coffee break

10:50   · The use of bio-sourced antimicrobials for the disinfection of food contact surfaces

            Jina Yammine (Univ. Lille, CNRS, INRAE, Centrale Lille, UMET)

            · Microencapsulation of a water soluble ruthenium (II) complex derived from optically pure limonene as an efficient tools against bacterial food pathogens biofilms

            Yousra EL Fannassi (Univ. Lille, CNRS, INRAE, Centrale Lille, UMET)

            · Listeria monocytogenes in the vegetable/potato processing industry: a case study

            Tessa Tuytschaever (Research group VEG-i-TEC, Department of Food Technology,

11:50   Conference Summary

            Guillaume Delaplace (Univ. Lille, CNRS, INRAE, Centrale Lille, UMET)

12:00   Lunch

13:00   Close