The upcoming HGF Workshop 2019 will be organised in connection with a Symposium to honour Kaisa Poutanen and her Outstanding Scientific Life’s Work in Espoo, Finland.
VTT kindly offers their facilites for the HGF Meeting on 17. June 2019 while Kaisa Poutanen’s Honorary Symposium will start with a common dinner on 17. June 2019 followed by a one-day symposium on 18. June 2019 at the Hotel Hanasaari.

The following topics will be presented/discussed:

  • Update on sourdough research
  • Industry 4.0 – reflections to food ecosystem
  • HGF Strategy workshop
  • Kaisa`s 30 years in cereal science in 30 minutes
  • Power of rye
  • Oats for successful business
  • How to make the best out of grains?

Travel details, a draft programme and the registration link are available under following links:

  1. Final programme
  2. Travel information
  3. Registration link

Also Non-HGF Members are warmly invited to join the Symposium not only to honour Kaisa Poutanen, but also to benefit from the lessions learned in the nordic countries.

In case you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact HGF Office!


Find here some impressions from the dinner on 17. June 2019 (for more pictures log into the members’ area):