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of 69th ICoMST





9:00 – 10:20

Nutritive importance of meat, compared to replacements. 

Prof. Stefaan De Smet (Ghent, Belgium)

10:20 – 10:40


10:40 – 12.00

Muscle energy metabolism from the viewpoint of omics.

Dr. Mohammed Gagaoua (INRA – France)


12:00 – 13:00



13:00 – 14:20

Fundamentals of water-holding

Prof. Emer. Eero Puolanne (Finland)

14:40 – 15:00


15:00 – 17:00

Project work on hybrid products

Moderator: Prof. Emer. Eero Puolanne




 9:00 – 10:20

Meat tenderness

Prof. Steven Lonergan (ISU – USA)


10:20 – 10:40


10:40 – 12.00

Design of a study and statistics

Prof. David Hopkins (NSW DPI – AUS)


12:00 – 13:00



13:00 – 14:20

Fundamentals of meat color

Prof. Brad Kim (Purdue – USA)


14:20 – 15:00



15:00 – 16:20

Meat safety

Prof. Linda Saucier (ULAVAL – Quebec, CA)


16:20 – 17:20

Presenting the group work results

Moderator: Prof. Emer. Eero Puolanne



17:20 – 17:30

Closing session

Working Group:

Prof. Antonella Dalle Zotte

Prof. Alberto Brugiapaglia

Dr. Marco Cullere

Prof. Emer. Eero Puolanne


Course Coordinator:

Prof. Emer. Eero Puolanne

Group work

Participants will be assigned to four groups and will perform a group work on product development: the focus is on different hybrid products. Group works will be done mostly virtually before the course, and final sessions will be at the course Venue in Padova, where also the reports will be presented.



Via del Commissario, 42

35124 Padova PD

Tel +39 049 680332


How to get there

Bus number 3 and get off in Via Bembo.

Tickets should be purchased before boarding buses, and validated on board. Please note that bus no. 3 regularly connects Casa a Colori to the railway Station, which is a short distance from the Congress Centre.

See more details here

Where to buy bus tickets here


How to register

Registration is free of charge and reserved to a maximum of 40 participants, on a first come, first served basis.

Registration for the Congress is mandatory.


Your free registration includes

 - Course attendance

 - Coffee breaks and lunches, according to the final programme



Attendees may decide to sleep at CASA A COLORI PADOVA during the Course and the Congress. Some rooms have been blocked by the Congress Organizing Secretariat and can be booked by sending this form to by May 31, 2023.


Room Rates (per night, per room, breakfast - from 7.30 a.m. to 9.30 a.m - included): 

- Single room (sleeps 1, one single bed): € 54,00

- Double room (sleeps 1, one king size bed): € 64,00

- Double room (sleeps 2, one king size bed): € 65,00

- Triple room (sleeps 2, one king size bed and one single bed):€ 97,00

- Triple room (sleeps 3, one king size bed and one single bed): € 99,00

- Triple room (sleeps 3, three single  beds): € 99,00


Room Terms and Conditions

All rooms are non-smoking and equipped with smart-TV, mini-fridge, en suite bathroom with shower and hairdryer, air conditioning, safe and wi-fi network.

Rates include VAT and Tourist tax.

Payment by credit card. 

CHECK-IN after 02:00 pm - CHECK-OUT before 10:00 am

No pets allowed! Sorry!

Cancellation policy: full refund less € 35,00 (administrative fee) for room cancellation before May 31, 2023 


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