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30th Annual Chemometrics Symposium

“Chemometrics in Action”

Thursday 13th October 2016, Ravenstein, The Netherlands


The Dutch Chemometrics Society cordially invites you to its Annual Chemometrics Symposium. This year the theme is “Chemometrics in Action” with a focus on practical applications. Six speakers will cover a variety of subjects. During the lunch a microNIR spectrophotometer will be demonstrated.

As usual, this symposium will be an excellent opportunity to meet old and new colleagues, to learn new things and to discuss them in an informal and friendly atmosphere.

Speakers with their presentation  titles

•    Rudolf Kessler
      “Perspectives in Process Analysis: Remarks on Robustness of Spectroscopic Methods
        for Industrial Applications
•    Jan Gerretzen
      “A novel and effective way for preprocessing selection based on Design of Experiments”.
•    Andrei Barcaru
      “Thinking Bayes: creating new ways of interpreting GCxGC(-MS) data”.
•    Cyril Ruckebusch
      “Chemometric analysis of chemical images”.
•    Olga Lushchikova
      “Development of alarm system for water quality control based on flow cytometry data
        of algal  populations”.
•    Ewoud van Velzen
      "Robustness: A key parameter in the validation of multivariate sensory regression

Abstracts of the presentations can be found here.

The booklet with the program of the symposium day can be viewed and downloaded too. Please be aware that you receive a printed copy of this program booklet when you attend the symposium. Please click on Program booklet ACS2016.pdf


The meeting will take place in Vergader- en Conferentiecentrum Soeterbeeck, Elleboogstraat 2, 5371 LL Ravenstein See for a description and how to get there.


Registration and coffee between 9:15 and 10:00, opening symposium at 10:10.


The registration fee is 100 euros (50 for students and PhD students). Everything is included: participation in the meetings, lunch, refreshments and drinks at the end of the day. It is not possible to register for a half-day at a reduced price.


The official language of the symposium will be English.


Participants are invited to share their work during the poster session that will take place during the lunch break. A poster prize (100€) will be awarded to the best poster. If you want to submit a poster, send an e-mail before 1st October with title and abstract to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and bring the poster (A0 format) to the registration desk on the day of the symposium.


During the lunch break a demonstration will be given of the microNIR.

How to register

Reply to this e-mail with your name, address and affiliation or send this information to the Dutch Chemometrics Society e-mail address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Payment should preferably be made in advance by bank transfer (IBAN: NL 02 INGB 0004 8518 27, STICHTING DUTCH CHEMOMETRICS SOCIETY) or in cash upon arrival.


Use this link to download the flyer of this symposium: Flyer_DCS_ACS2016.pdf






On behalf of the organizing committee we are looking forward meeting you in Ravenstein,

Paul Eilers, Erasmus MC Rotterdam.
Gerben Mooiweer, JDEcoffee/R&D, Utrecht.
Bülent Üstün, Aspen Oss BV, Oss.
Jeroen Jansen, Radboud University Nijmegen.
Jos Hageman, Biometris, Wageningen University.
Theo Reijmers,  Kinesis Pharma, Breda.