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, China 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 stone, 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 processes 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 water 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.