December 9 - 11, 2020
Online

Since 2015, the Maastricht Conference has been the premier scientific meeting for the cultured meat research community. This year, we are bringing the same excellence and up-to-date content directly to your home. Register here to access engaging presentations and discussions science of cultured meat, as well as networking opportunities with speakers and other attendees. We look forward to seeing you on December 9-11!

Program

-Note- This program is subject to change before the event

All times CET

Wednesday, December 9

Chair: Prof. Dr. Mark Post, Maastricht University

16:00-16:30 Keynote: Dr. Ben Cosgrove, Cornell University, USA

“Leveraging single-cell transcriptomics to improve muscle stem cell manufacturing and therapies”

16:30-17:00 Short presentations from abstract submissions

17:00-17:30 Break

17:30-18:00 Keynote: Dr. Jette Feveile Young, Aarhus University, Denmark

“Sustainable bovine cell sourcing and the importance of “post mortem” handling for cultured meat”

18:00-18:30 Short presentations from abstract submissions

18:30-19:00 Keynote: Dr. Matt Baker, MERLN Institute for Technology-Inspired Regenerative Medicine, Netherlands

Thursday, December 10

Chair: Dr. Nynke van de Akker, Maastricht University

16:00-16:30 Keynote: Prof. Dr. Zhou Guanghong, Nanjing Agricultural University, China

16:30-17:00 Short presentations from abstract submissions

17:00-17:30 Break

Chair: Dr. Chris Bryant, University of Bath

17:30-18:30 Panel discussion: Life cycle assessment

Dr. Hanna Tuomisto, University of Helsinki, Finland

Dr. Hermes Sanctorum, GAIA, Belgium

Ingrid Odegard, CE Delft, Netherlands

18:30-19:00 Short presentations from abstract submissions

Friday, December 11

Chair: Dr. Sissel Rønning, Nofima, Norway

16:00-16:30 Keynote: Dr. Rob Burton, Norway

”The future landscapes of cellular agriculture”

16:30-17:00 Short presentations from abstract submissions

17:00-17:30 Break

Chair: Dr. Chris Bryant, University of Bath

17:30-18:30 Panel discussion: Socioeconomic impacts and considerations

Dr. Neil Stephens, Brunel University, United Kingdom

Prof. Dr. Cor van der Weele, Wageningen University, Netherlands

Dr. Matt Clancy, Iowa State University, USA

18:30-19:00 Short presentations from abstract submissions