Science & Academia Meet in Pécs, Hungary at ISEO 2017


The International Symposium on Essential Oils (ISEO) will take place September 10-13, 2017 at the Hotel Palatinus in Pécs, Hungary. The fifth largest city in Hungary, Pécs was honored with the European Capital of Culture in 2010.

Since 1969, the ISEO conference has taken place in Europe to bring together academic and industrial scientists to discuss novel research in essential oils and volatiles. Participants hail from all over the world including South Africa, Turkey, United States, Brazil, Chile, Japan, Israel and Egypt.

To register, please click here.

Conference Topics:

  • Utilization and biological activities of essential oils and volatiles
  • Breeding, cultivation and post-harvest treatment of essential oil-producing plants
  • Ecological significance of essential oils and volatiles
  • Trends in essential oil production and analysis
  • Biological variability and sensorial aspects of volatiles
  • Molecular and metabolomics trends in volatiles
  • Regulatory discussions of essential oils and their compounds
  • Nanotechnology of essential oils and natural volatiles
  • Essential oil sourcing and trade

Speaker Lineup

  • Ana Cristina da Silva Figueiredo (Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal) will present on Biological Properties of Essentials Oils and Volatiles
  • Éva Németh-Zámboriné (Szent István University, Hungary) will present
    Shall We Stress the Plants to Produce More Volatiles?
  • Luigi Mondello (University of Messina, Italy) will present
    Isolation and Characterization of the Oxygen Heterocyclic Compounds (Coumarins, Psoralens, and Polymethoxylated Flavones) in Cosmetic Products
  • Jerome Golebiowski (University of Nice, France)
  • Toni Kutchan (Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, Missouri, USA) will discuss Production of Mono- and Sesquiterpenes in Camelina sativa Oilseed
  • Mihály Bálint (Cyclolab Ltd., Hungary) will discuss
    Cyclodextrin-based Molecular Coating for the Protection of Sensitive Essential Oils

 Supporting the Future of Science

Financial support was also provided by the International Federation of Essential Oils and Aroma Trade (IFEAT) executive committee to award one of 20 young scientists under the age of 35 for the Young Scientist Fellowship award. The winner will receive free registration to the conference and his/her name in the ISEO 2017 program. The awardee will be decided by the Local Organizing Committee of ISEO 2017.

This year’s sponsors include Omniscentral, Waters, Panrom, 1861 Kesztyűmanufaktura and University of Pécs. Exhibitors are SepSolve Analytical and Thermofisher Scientific.

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