IWA Conference Final programme

Programme Schedule and Table of Contents
Sunday 14th August 2011
18.00-21.00 Registration and Welcome Reception
Robert Gordon University, Student Union, Schoolhill, City Centre, Aberdeen.
Monday 15th August 2011
9.00-9.45 Registration
Aberdeen Business School, Garthdee Campus, Aberdeen.
9.45-10.00 Opening Ceremony
Session 1 – Biological Odour Production
10.00-10.50 Key Note Invited Speaker – Friedrich Juttner:
Biochemical and ecophysiological basis of microbial odour formation in freshwater
10.50-11.20 Coffee/Tea Break
11.20-11.40 Algal polyunsaturated fatty acids: sources of taste-odour, teratogens and toxins?
Management implications for fish and drinking water industries
S.B. Watson, G. Caldwel and H. Dunstan.
11.40-12.00 Temporal and spatial variation of odour compounds in Lake Chaohu (China) in
relation to environmental factors
L. Liu, L. Li, W. Chen, L. Peng, Y. Jia, S. Zhao, Q. Zhou and L. Song.
12.00-13.00 Lunch
Session 2 – Off-Flavours in Source Waters
13.00-13.20 Modelling the impact of climate on the budget of cyanobacterial odorants
in reservoirs
T.F. Lin, Y. M. Chen, P. P. Hobson and M. D. Burch.
13.20-13.40 Sensory proficiency testing, validation and training of tasters to detect off flavours
in source water
R. Boughton, S. Hadman and D. Smith.
13.40-14.00 Recent trends in off-flavour problems in drinking water treatment systems in Japan
N. Kishida, Y. Konno and M. Akiba.
14.00-14.20 Sensory characteristic evaluation and odour causing compounds identification
in the source water of Huangpu River
D.L. Sun, J.W. Yu, D Zhang and M. Yang.
14.20-14.25 Occurrence of taste and odour compounds of landscape water in Beijing city,
F. Qi, B. Xu, Z. Chen, L. Feng, L. Zhang and D. Sun.
14.25-14.30 Transformation of odour types and corresponding odorous compounds with the
aggravation of Microcystis bloom
L. Li, L. Liu, K. Shan, Q. Zhou, Y. Wu and L. Song.
14.30-15.00 Coffee/Tea Break
Session 3 – Analytical Methods
15.00-15.20 Amino acids as precursors of odorous substances in tap water - observed
by fluorescence excitation-emission-matrices
A. Grübel, W. Schmidt and E. Worch.
15.20-15.40 Threshold odour number versus flavor profile analysis: a case study in the
endeavor to measure consumer acceptance
R. D. Desrochers, M. S. Dale, S. M. Labernik and M. S. Moylan.
15.40-16.00 Determination of odour-causing compounds in water at ultra-trace level
X. Qian, Z. Yang and L. Zhang.
16.00-16.20 Development of odour wheels for use in response to odour complaints
J. Curren, C. L. Snyder and I.H. (Mel) Suffet.
16.20-16.40 The rapid analysis of geosmin and 2-methylisoborneol from aqueous samples
and solid sample extracts using solid phase extraction and pulsed splitless injection
gas chromatography – mass spectrometry
C. McKenzie, C. Pestana, E. Buksh, C. Edwards and L.A. Lawton.
16.40-17.30 Poster Session
Tuesday 16th August 2011
Session 4 – Water Treatment Technology
9.30-9.50 Removal of geosmin and 2- MIB from source water by cascade aeration, air
stripping and nanofiltration,
M. Zat and A. D. Benetti.
9.50-10.10 Water treatment technology by CNT( Carbon Nano Tube)-Bio Ball and stepping
J.J. Song, H.N. Seo, S.E. Kim and K.H. Yang.
10.10-10.30 Removal of volatile organic sulphur chemicals in water by oxidants: kinetics, choice
and case study
X. Zhang, C. Chen, Y. Li, W. Rong, S. Zhou, W. He, Y. Chen and J. Cheng.
10.30-11.00 Coffee/Tea Break
11.00-11.20 Formation and quantification of disinfection by-products during chlorination of
algal odorants
K. Zhang, N. Gao, Y. Deng and L. Li.
11.20-11.40 Comparison of 2-methylisoborneol adsorption capacities on super-powdered
and powdered activated carbon
Y. Matsui, T. Taniguchi, S. Nakao, T. Matsushita and N. Shirasaki.
11.40-12.00 Degradation of geosmin and 2-methylisoborneol in water by catalyzed ozonation
W. J. Huang, C. F. Hsu, W. L. Yu and Y. M. Wang.
12.00-12.05 Removal of volatile organic sulphur chemicals in water by ozone and granular
activated carbon processes
X. Zhang, Y. Li, D. Sheng, Y. Yuan, Y. Qie, H. Dong and C. Chen.
12.05-12.10 A pilot study to determine an effective technology to remove geosmin and
2-methylisoborneol for the city of Fairmont
J. Westrick , S. LaBuhn, D. Szlag, B. Southwell and M. Anderson.
12.10-13.15 Lunch
Session 5 – Biological Water Treatment
13.15-13.35 Biodegradation of off-flavour compound 2-methylisoborneol (2-MIB) using
enriched microbial consortia isolated from reservoir sediments
S. T. Ngoh, M.H.D. Bayer, W. Y. Tin, Z.H. Bao, Z. Lifeng, S. Y. Ngoh and A. O. Abaoag.
13.35-13.55 Biodegradation mechanism and microbial ecology of DMSO-containing
TFT-LCD wastewater treatment
D. W. Putri, P. Chen, T. Fukushima, and L. Whang.
13.55-14.15 A simulative experiment on the sorption, diffusion and biodegradation of
geosmin and 2-methylisoborneol in sediment
Y. Zuo, L. Li, L. Liu and L. Song.
14.15-14.45 Coffee/Tea Break
Session 6 – Odours in Fish and Aquaculture
14.45-15.05 Introduction to taste and odour in aquaculture
L.A. Lawton and C. Edwards.
15.05-15.25 Detection of geosmin and MIB synthesis genes in closed-circuit aquaculture
system, using quantitative PCR
M. Auffret, É. Proux, A. Pilote, G. Vandenberg and R. Villemur.
15.25-15.45 Preliminary results of a GSM and 2-MIB destructing reactor in Dutch
recirculation aquaculture systems
W. Wilhelm.
15.45-16.05 State of the detection and control of geosmin and 2-methylisoborneol in
aquacultural systems
G.D. Boardman and G. J. Flick.
16.05-16.25 Novel treatment technology for removal of T&O compounds in recirculating
aquaculture systems
B. Bawden, C. McKenzie, C. Pestana, C. Edwards and L.A. Lawton
16.25-17.30 Poster Session
Wednesday 17th August 2011
Session 7 – Minerals and Metals; desalinated, bottle and tap
9.30-9.50 Perception and preference for minerals in drinking water
A. M. Dietrich.
9.50-10.10 Age associated variation in human sensory detection of iron in drinking water
and its relationship to olfactory functions
S. Mirlohi, A. M. Dietrich, and S. E. Duncan.
10.10-10.30 Flavour assessments to predict consumer attitudes to blends of conventionally
treated and desalinated waters
V. García, A. Fernández, M. E. Medina, O. Ferrer, J.L. Cortina, F. Valero and
R. Devesa.
10.30-10.35 The industry of life in GCC countries
K.Y. Abid, A. Rahman, A. Ahmed and A. Kahramaa.
10.35-11.05 Coffee/Tea Break
Session 8 – Taste and Odour in Distribution Systems
11.05-11.45 Key Note Invited Speaker – Catherine Henneuse
Odour and emissions from plastic materials
11.45-12.05 Diagnosis of tastes and odours in distribution systems: determination of their
origin and recommendations
S. Gaborit, D. Benali-Raclot, D. Benanou, E. Corbi and S. Jacob.
12.05-12.25 Odorous aldehydes and nitriles from chlorination of amino acids: effect of pH and
bromide ion
H. Driessen, C. Joll and A. Heitz.
12.25-12.45 Solved and unsolved taste and odour episodes in the files of inspector cluzeau:
the 1998-2002 period
A. Bruchet and C. Hochereau.
12.45-12.50 Evidences of regional differences in chlorine perception by consumers:
Sensitivity differences or habituation?
P. Piriou, R. Devesa, S. Puget, T. Thomas–Danguin, V. Roche and K. Glucina.
13.00-17.30 Tour with visit to castle or distillery with tasting.
19.00 Reception and Gala Dinner (reception hosted by Aberdeen City Council).
Guest Speaker Gary Burlingame.
Aberdeen Art Gallery, Schoolhill, City Centre, Aberdeen
Thursday 18th August 2011
Session 9 – Waste Water Treatment: Odours in air and water
10.00-10.30 Coffee/Tea
10.30-11.10 Key Note Invited Speaker – I.H. (Mel) Suffet
Evolution of anaerobic wastewater and biosolid odour problems in air and water
S. Abraham, J. Curren and M. Suffet.
11.10-11.30 Use of ceramic membrane and red-clay for advanced wastewater treatment
G. Kim, J. Chung, S. Hong, J. Choi, Y. Kyu Choung and Y. Choi.
11.30-11.50 Odour characterization for two rivers with livestock, sewage and industrial
wastewater discharges
Y.M. Chen, Y.H. Chen, T.F. Lin, P.C. Chiang, and E.E. Chang.
11.50-12.10 Dynamic process modeling and CFD contribution to WWTP management
H. Dhaouadi and F. M’Henni.
12.10-12.30 Study on sustainable off flavours treatment methods
M. Nara.
12.30-12.35 Application of photospheres in waste water treatment
R. Prabhu, C. J. Pestana, L. A. Lawton, P. Robertson and T. Johnston.
12.35-13.35 Lunch
Session 10 – Perception at Tap
13.35-14.15 Key Note Invited Speaker - Hal MacFie
Innovations in sensory and consumer science
14.15-14.35 Use of marketing tools and predictive mathematical models to solve the water
flavour problems
P. Vaquero-Gonzalez and F. Garcia-Andreu.
14.35-14.40 The influence of soldering copper pipes on metallic flavour appearance in tap
L. Maillet, A.M. Dietrich, S. Gaborit, D. Benanou, P. Le Cloirec and P. Humeau.
14.40-14.45 The taste of water as educational tool for university students
A. Calvet, D. Aradilla, F. Estrany, L. de Miguel, T. Visa, L. Matia and R. Devesa.
14.45-14.50 Genetic variation for taste: are you a super taster, medium taster, or non-taster?
S. Mirlohi, A. M. Dietrich, S. E. Duncan, and B. Davy.
14.50-15.10 Coffee/Tea Break
15.10-15.30 Off-flavour issues in a full-scale private network study: the multidimensional
scaling to obtain a sensory map
L. Maillet, S. Gaborit, D. Benanou, P. Humeau and P. Le Cloirec.
15.30-15.50 A predictive model for release of odorous compounds during showering to
understand sensory detection
P. Omur-Ozbek, D.L. Gallagher and A.M. Dietrich.
15.50-16.10 Waters for drinking: comparison of the French and Spanish consumer liking
P. Piriou, R. Devesa, E. Teillet, P. Schlich, V. Roche and K. Glucina.
16.10-16.30 Developing a risk communication plan for of -flavours
G. Burlingame.
16.30 Closing Ceremony
Poster Presentations
Biological characteristics of Pseudanabaena sp., a 2-methylisoborneol producing
cyanobacteria of Xionghe Reservoir
T. Zhang, L.R. Song, L. Li and D.L. Li.
Removal of 2-methylisoborneol and geosmin by a low-cost adsorbent synthesized from
fly ash and bentonite
L. Liu, Lin Li, Y. Zuo, Y. Huang and L. Song.
Performance evaluation of powdered activated carbon (PAC) contactor for the removal
of taste and odour
B. Bae.
Occurrence, identification and treatment of odorous compounds in water reuse systems
E. Agus, D. L. Sedlak, L. Zhang and M. H. Lim.
Understand how nuisance related problems affected by climate change in Taiwan with
statistical models
P.G. Liu and J. Tsai.
Spatial-temporal distribution of off-flavour compounds in Queshan Reservoir
J. Jiang, P. Gui, X. Cheng, Z. Li and M. Lee.
Friday 19th August 2011
10.00-15.00 Training workshop
Taste and odour detecting: e-nose, analytical (GC-MS), human odour sensing
Robert Gordon University, City Centre Campus.
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