Poster Hours

Posters will be available for viewing on Thursday 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m.–3:45 p.m.

Wednesday, October 7

4:00–6:00 p.m. Poster set-up

Thursday, October 8

7:30–10:00 a.m. Poster set-up
10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Open poster viewing
12:00–12:30 p.m.: Even-numbered poster authors at posters
12:30–1:00 p.m.: Odd-numbered poster authors at posters
5:30–7:00 p.m. Happy Hour

Friday, October 9

8:00 a.m.–3:45 p.m. Open poster viewing
12:00–12:30 p.m.: Odd-numbered poster authors at posters
12:30–1:00 p.m.: Even-numbered poster authors at posters
3:45–5:00 p.m. Take-down


Moderators: Fred Scheer, Krones USA; Rich Michaels, Matt Brewing Co.

Brewhouse Operations

55. Succeding of fines in spent grain cakes—Truth or legend? Jörg Engstle, Technische Universität München
56. Reduction of hot-side aeration by way of a whirlpool paddle in a kettle. David Schroeder, Simatec Impiantibirra


57. The importance of cleanliness—An overview of CIP and COP systems. Aaron Sprowl, M.G. Newell Corp.
58. Real-time PCR: A multipurpose tool to increase quality of craft beer. Markus Fandke, BIOTECON Diagnostics GmbH


59. Beer monitor basic: A new, economical method for in-line alcohol measurement in the brewery. John Northrop, Anton Paar GmbH 
60. Depletion of ions through freezing concentration for water desalination. Kerstin Rudolph, Technische Universität Berlin

Enzymes, Finishing, and Stability

61. Colloidal stabilization by silica at different temperatures. Kenneth Berg, PQ Corporation
62. Pectin: A natural plant-derived alternative fining agent for the brewing process. Thomas Kunz, Technische Universität Berlin
63. Optimized beer filtration with the latest generation membrane filter. Roland Folz, Pentair


64. Increasing bitter substance yield by recycling hot trub and yeast washing solution. Thomas Kunz, Technische Universität Berlin
65. A laboratory-scale approach for the quantification of whirlpool hop utilization. Royce Dansby-Sparks, University of North Georgia
67. An overview of hop products for the production of wort and beer. Phillip Davidson, S.S. Steiner

Malt and Grains

68. Determining mash pH from malt measurement. A. J. DeLange, Consultant

Packaging (Bottles, Draft and Cans)

69. Weight reduction of paper-based 6-can and 24-can packages. Yusuke Aida, Kirin Company, Ltd.


70.Panel demographics: What makes a great panel? Sue Langstaff, FlavorActiV Ltd.
71. Flaw detection and identification through data science and machine learning. Jason Cohen, Analytical Flavor Systems
72. Identification and prediction of flaw, taint, and contamination causes using machine learning and artificial intelligence on sensory data and biochemical and metabolic pathway tracing. Zachary Bushman, Analytical Flavor Systems LLC.


73. Sustainable solution for packaging hall conveyer track lubrication. Flavio Reis, Sealed Air Corp.

Utilities Management

74. Independence from utility expenses: Generate clean energy and water on-site. Baji Gobburi, Cambrian Innovation