Monday
Bacteriocins and Antimicrobial Peptides Symposium - BAMP
13.00 Svetoslav Todorov Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil
Chairman Bacteriocins - What Will Be the Next Challenge?
13.40 John Tagg University of Otago, New Zealand
Plenary Speaker Bacteriocin-mediated Strategies to Counter Microbial Mischief in the Human Oral Cavity
14.30 Paul Cotter Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ireland
Keynote Speaker Bacteriocins
15.10 Marina Rautenbach Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Keynote Speaker Antimicrobial Peptides: To Be or Not to Be Membrane Active
15.50 Coffee Break  
16.10 Andrea Laukova Institute of Animal Physiology Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
Keynote Speaker Enterocins, Beneficial Additives in Animals
16.50 Octavio Franco Universidade Católica Dom Bosco/Universidade Católica de Brasília, Brasil
Keynote Speaker Development of Novel Pharmacies by Using Antimicrobial and Antiviral Bacteriocins
17.30 Bie Ekblad University of Oslo, Norway
  Structure–Function Analysis of the Two-Peptide Bacteriocin Plantaricin EF
17.45 Konstantin Ermolenko  
  Antiviral Effects of Enterocines
Monday
How to Achieve Success with EFSA - Regulatory Workshop
13.00 Elinor McCartney Pen & Tec Consulting, Spain
Plenary Speaker Probiotic efficacy in humans & animals - how to achieve success with EFSA - good, bad, & mission impossible
Monday
Fermentation Design Workshop - Japanese Fermentation Food Culture
18.30 Hikaru Ogura Fermentation Designer, Japan
Lecturer Only for IPC2017 participants, free admittance. NB! limited places
Tuesday
Biomarkers of Probiotic Efficiacy - Session 1
09.00 Abelardo Margolles Spanish National Research Council, Spain
Plenary Speaker Bifidobacterial Adaptation to the Gut Environment and Interaction with the Host
   
09.50 Yosep Ji  
  Influence of Functional Probiotics on Host Microbiota and Metabolic Syndrome
Modulation of the Intestinal Microbiota - Session 2
10.15 John Tagg University of Otago, New Zealand
Keynote Speaker Streptococcal BLIS - Possible Roles Played in the Lives of their Microbial and Mammalian Hosts
   
10.55 Paul Cotter Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ireland
Keynote Speaker Modulation of the Gut Microbiota Using Bacteriocin-producing Strains​
   
11.35 Florence Van Herreweghen Ghent University, Belgium
  Akkermansia Muciniphila Colonization of an in Vitro Distal Colon Is Largely Mucin and pH Dependent 
11.50 Coffee Break  
Mechanisms of Action - Session 3
12.10 Sin-Hyeog Im Institute for Basic Science / POSTECH, Republic of Korea 
Invited Speaker Rationally Selected Probiotics as an Immune Modulator; How Does It Work?
   
12.30 Sinikka Anneli Latvala DuPont Nutrition & Health, Finland
  Effect of Probiotic Bifidobacterium Lactis Bl-04 on Host Responses and Microbiota in Experimental Rhinovirus Infection in Healthy Adults
     
12.45 Charlène Roussel Université Clermont Auvergne, France
  Interest of the Probiotic Yeast Saccharomyces Cerevisiae CNCM I-3856 in the Control of ETEC Infections: In Vitro and in Vivo Investigation of Mechanisms of Action
     
13.00 Kayode Titus Adu University of Tasmania, Tasmania
  Proteomic Analysis of Adaptation to Heat Stress in Lactobacillus Casei GCRL163 
     
13.15 Yuanyuan Wang Infinitus Company Ltd., China
  Study on the Mechanism of Compound Probiotics Promoting the Growth Performance and Improving the Immune Function in Young Rats
13.30 Lunch Break  
14.30 Susanne Kreuzer-Redmer  
  In Vitro Effects of Enterococcus Faecium on Primary Cultured Porcine Immune Cells
     
14.45 Benjamin Bourrie University of Alberta, Canada
  Comparing the Impact of Traditional and Commercial Kefir on Metabolic Phenotypes in a Mouse Model of Diet Induced Obesity
     
15.00 Melissa Lawson Quadram Institute Bioscience, UK
  Elucidating the Mechanisms of Bifidobacterium Growth in Early Life
     
15.15 Adhisivam Bethou Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, India
  Use of Synbiotic for acute watery diarrhea among children in South India - A randomized, double blind, placebo controlled trial
Probiotics, Prebiotics and Vaginal Health - Session 4
15.30 Jürgen Schrezenmeir Clinical Research Center Kiel, KITZ, Germany
  Effect of Oral Probiotics on Vaginal Microbiota 
     
15.50 Rebecca M. Stumpf University of Illinois, USA
  The primate vaginal microbiome: Comparative context and implications for human health and disease
     
16.10 Ljubomir Petricevic Medical University of Vienna, Austria
  Oral, Vaginal and Rectal Lactobacillus Flora in Healthy Pregnant and Postmenopausal Women
     
16.30 Alisa Limanskaya Institute of Pediatrics, Obsterics and Gynecology in Kiev, Ukraine
  Vaginal and Intestinal Biotope Rebalancing in Preconception Period after Antibiotic Therapy
16.45 Coffee Break  
MEIJI Workshop - Session 5
17.10 Yasuhiro Koga President of Japanese Society for Probiotic Science, Japan
Invited Speaker LG21, a Probiotic Strain Specialized in the Use for the Gastric Diseases Such as H. Pylori Infection and Functional Dyspepsia
18.10 Poster Visit and Welcome Drink
     
Wednesday
Microbiome of the GIT - Session 6
09.00 Marco Ventura University of Parma, Italy
Plenary Speaker Molecular Dialogue Between Microbe-Host and Microbe-Microbe: The Case of Bifidobacteria
   
09.50 Kathleen McCoy University of Bern/Inselspital, Switzerland
Keynote Speaker The Role of Gut Microbiota in Immune Development and Homeostasis
   
How do Prebiotics and Probiotics work? Mechanistic insights into their function - ILSI Europe - Session 7
10.30 Bruno Pot Institut Pasteur de Lille, Center for Infection & Immunity of Lille, France
Chairman Investigating the mode of action for Prebiotics and Probiotics - Is it beneficial? 
     
10.50 Robert Rastall University of Reading, UK
  Designing next generation prebiotics for lifelong health
     
11.10 Sarah Lebeer University of Antwerp, Belgium
  A conceptual frame for defining mechanisms of probiotics action
     
11.30 Panel discussion  
11.50 Coffee Break  
Functional Foods - Session 8
12.10 Gwénaël Jan French National Institute for Agricultural Research - INRA, France
Invited Speaker Combining Selected Immunomodulatory Propionibacterium Freudenreichii and Lactobacillus Delbrueckii Strains: Reverse Engineering Development of an Anti-Inflammatory Cheese
Models to Study Intestinal Interactions - Session 9
12.30 Stéphanie Blanquet-Diot Université Clermont Auvergne, France
  Saccharomyces Cerevisiae and Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia Coli: Dissection of Probiotic-Pathogen Interactions in the Intestinal Tract
     
12.45 Shashank Singh National Agri-food Biotechnology Institute, India
  Evaluation of Probiotic Attributes and Anti-Inflammatory Efficacy of Newely Isolated Weissella Cibaria Strains From Human Infants and Adults
     
13.00 Tamara Smokvina Danone Nutricia Research, France
  Lactobacillus Rhamnosus Cncm I-3690 Regenerates Gut Barrier Impairment, Enhances Mucus Production And Anti-Inflammatory Immune Response
     
13.15 Andrey Karlyshev Kingston University London, UK
  Genome Sequencing and Probiotic Properties of Lactobacillus Fermentum 3872
13.30 Lunch Break  
14.30 Tomasz Cieplak  University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  TSI – A low volume small intestine in vitro model with increased throughput
     
14.45 Noelia Betoret Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
  Effect of Trehalose Addition and Sub-Lethal Homogenization on Resistance to in Vitro Digestion of Lactobacillus Salivarius Spp. Salivarius CECT 4063 in Different Food Matrices and Processing Conditions.
     
15.00 Eleni Tsompanidou UMCG, The Netherlands
  Culturomics of Strict Anaerobic Gut Bacteria Reveals Family Fingerprints
     
15.15 Pieter Van den Abbeele ProDigest, Belgium
  PathoGut – an in Vitro Platform for Screening the Effect of Novel Treatments on C. Difficile and the Indigenous Human Gut Microbiome
     
15.45 Elena Igorevna Ermolenko Institute of Experimental medicine in Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation
  Selection of the autoprobiotics for correction of intestinal dysbiosis
     
16.00 Maria Wiese University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  CoMiniGut - a small volume in vitro colon model for the screening of gut microbial fermentation processes
     
16.15 Kim De Paepe Ghent University, Belgium
  Dynamics and Inter-Individual Differences Determine the Outcome of Wheat Bran Colonization by the Human Gut Microbiome in Batch Incubations and in the Simulator of the Human Intestinal Microbial Ecosystem (SHIME) 
16.30 Coffee Break  
ProDigest Workshop - Session 10
17.00 Massimo Marzorati ProDigest, Belgium
  Simulator of the Human Intestinal Microbial Ecosystem (SHIME®): a unique technology platform to study the mechanism of action of actives in the GI tract. Examples from the lab.
18.00 Poster Visit  
     
20:00 Conference Dinner  
     
Paralel Sessions on Wednesday, 21st June, 2017
Animal Health Session
12.10 Daniela Battaglia Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Italy
Invited Speaker Findings of the FAO Document on Probiotics in Animal Nutrition
     
12.30 Ajay Awati Danisco Animal Nutrition, DuPont Industrial Biosciences, UK
Chairman TBD
     
12.50 Brian Oakley Western University of Health Sciences CA, USA
Invited Speaker Probiotic Product Development With Fecal Microbiome Transplants as Alternatives to Antibiotics in Broiler Chickens
     
13.10 Andrea Lauková Institute of Animal Physiology of Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
Invited speaker Use of Non-Autochthonous, Bacteriocin-Producing and Probiotic Strain Enterococcus Durans ED26E/7 in Broiler Rabbits
13.30 luchbreak  
14.30 Irina Anatolievna Lebedeva Ural Scientific Research Veterinary Institute, Russian Federation
  Improving  Reproductive Functions of Laying Hens in Parent Flock
     
14.45 Tomohiro Hamaoka University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  Effect of Bacillus subtilis C-3102 on intestinal development in the chick embryo
     
15.00 Juan Boo Liang Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  Effect of in Ovo Injection and Feeding of OligoPKC on Performance, Immune System, Intestinal Microbiota and Expression of Nutrient Absorption Genes, and Antioxidant Capacity in Broiler Chicks
     
15.15 Christina L. Swaggerty USDA/ARS, USA
  Alternatives to Antibiotic Growth Promoters in the Poultry Industry:  the Expanding Role of Probiotics and Prebiotics
     
15.30 Linda Alison Matthewman Royal Veterinary College, UK
  Administration of Enterococcus Faecium NCIMB 10415 DSM 10663 4b1707 to Normal Dogs for 14 Days Does Not Change Their Faecal Microbiota
     
15.45 Carlos Oliveira Vetanco S/A, Mexico
  Effects of a Water Applied Biopromotor and Feed Applied MOS on the Prevalence of Colibacillosis and Egg Production in Commercial Heavy Breeders
     
16.00 Meike Bouwhuis Schothorst Feed Research, The Netherlands
  The Use of Probiotics Containing Spores of Bacillus Licheniformis and Bacillus Subtilis or Bacillus Amyloliquefaciens Improves the Growth Performance of Grower-Finisher Pigs 
     
16.15 Lisa Bielke The Ohio State University, USA
  Microbial Profiles of Neonatal Broiler Chicks After in Ovo Inoculation by Gram-Negative or Lactic Acid Bacteria
     
20:00 Conference Dinner  
     
Thursday
Mucosal Health and Integrity - Session 11
09.00 Andre Buret University of Calgary, Canada
Invited speaker Dysbiosis of gut microbiota biofilms, pathobionts, and intestinal inflammatory disorders: Therapeutic potential of H2S-releasing prebiotics
     
09.20 Sherryll Layton BV Science/Vetanco SA, Argentina
  Evaluation of a Water Applied Biopromotor to Increase Health Status and Control Proliferation of Gram Negative Pathogenic Bacteria
     
09.35 Nuning Winaris Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands
  Effect of Microbial Short-Chain Fatty Acids on Epithelial Barrier Function and Leukocyte Immune Responses 
     
09.50 Abdolkarim Sheikhi Tehran University, Iran
  Yogurt Culture Lactobacilus Delbrueckii Subsp. Bulgaricus Modulates the Secretion of Th1/Th2 and Treg Cell-Related Cytokines by PBMCs From Patients With Atopic Dermatitis
     
10.05 Sarah Walachowski University of Toulouse, INRA - National Veterinary College, France
  Yeast Cell Wall Components Modulate Immune Activity of Murine and Bovine Macrophages
Identification, Characterisation of Strains - Session 12
10.20 Mutamed Ayyash UAE University, United Arab Emirates
  Probiotic Characteristics of LAB Isolated From Camel Milk 
     
10.35 Shu-Chen Wang Chia Nan University of Pharmacy and Science, Taiwan
  In Vitro Growth Control of Salmonella Enteritidis and Inhibition Assay of Cell Invasion by Lactic Acid Bacteria
10.50 Coffee Break  
11.10 Mei-Fang Lin Chia Nan University of Pharmacy and Science, Taiwan
  Optimization of Culture for Enhance Flavor Liquor by Using Lysinibacillus Sp.
     
11.25 Sicheng Xing South China Agriculture University, China
  Lead (Pb2+) accumulation capacity of probiotics with the effects of laying hens intestinal content
     
11.40 Kiyoshi Nakamura Morinaga Milk Industry, Japan
  The Difference of the Survival Rate of Bifidobacteria in the Various Application Forms
Novel Strains and Approaches - Session 13
11.55 Filip Kiekens University of Antwerpen, Belgium
Keynote Speaker Spray-drying of Probiotic Bacteria as an Important Step Towards the Development of Novel Pharmabiotics
     
12.35 Natalia Gonchar Pediatric Research and Clinical Center for Infectious Diseases, Russia
  Effects of different probiotic strains in treatment of rotavirus gastroenteritis and prevention of functional gastrointestinal disorders
     
12.50 Gabriela Bravo-Ruiseco  UMCG / Groningen University, The Netherlands
  Diversity in Oxidative Stress Response of F. Prausnitzii 
     
13.05 Photis Papademas Cyprus Univeristy of Technology, Cyprus
  Probiotic potential of bacteriocin-producing enterococci isolated from donkey milk
13.20 Lunch Break  
Future of Probiotics and Prebiotics – Visions and Opportunities - Session 14
14.20 Elinor McCartney Pen & Tec Consulting, Spain
Invited Speaker The Good, the Bad, and  the Ugly - Future Global Regulation of Probiotics for Humans and Animals
   
14.50 Mario Guslandi S.Raffaele University Hospital in Milan, Italy
Keynote Speaker Probiotics for Diverticular Disease
   
15.30 Marco Pane Probiotical, Italy
  To count or not to count? Pros and Cons of probiotic enumeration methods.
     
15.45 Ilseon Jung LactoMason. Ltd, South Korea
  A Nanometric Heat-Killed(Hk) Lactic Acid Bacterium Grown on a Membrane Bioreactor and Its Evaluation for Probiotics Potential
     
16.00 Ying-Chieh Tsai National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
  Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis and Psychobiotics: Lactobacillus Plantarum PS128 as an Example
     
16.15 Eun Chong Huang Handong Global University, South Korea
  Modulation of Gut Microbiota in Relation to Anxiety Disorder in Various Murine Model
     
16.30 Clarisse Nobre University of Minho, Portugal
  Prebiotics Production by Aspergillus Ibericus
     
16.45 Young Scientist Awards and Best Poster Awards ceremony
17.00 Farewell Drink  
END of the conference