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31st Annual Chemometrics Symposium 2018

“Theme of This Year”

Wednesday October 24, 2018; Utrecht, The Netherlands


The Dutch Chemometrics Society cordially invites you to its Annual Chemometrics Symposium. This year the theme is “THEME” with a focus on practical applications. [NUMBER] speakers will cover a variety of subjects.

As usual, this symposium is an excellent opportunity to meet old and new colleagues, to learn about new developments in chemometrics and related fields and to discuss them in an informal and friendly atmosphere.

Speakers with their presentation  titles [FROM 2016 STILL]

•    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 [LINK].

The booklet with the program of the symposium day can be viewed and downloaded too. You will receive a printed copy of this program booklet when you attend the symposium. Please click here [LINK] to download the program.


The meeting will take place in the Beatrixgebouw (Beatrix building) of the Jaarbeurs event location in Utrecht. This location is located next to Utrecht Central Station and can thus easily be reached by public transport. Also plenty of parking space is offered. More details can be found on the Jaarbeurs website


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


The registration fee is 150 euros (75 for students and PhD students). Everything is included in the fee: attendance to all conference sessions, lunch, refreshments and drinks at the end of the day.


The official language of the symposium is 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 October 1, 2018 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.

How to register

Please fill in the registration form [LINK]; payment is handled by the registration form as well. Dutch citizens are requested to pay via iDEAL, others can pay via bank transfer. [CREDIT CARD??]

Flyer [TO ADD]

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

Sponsors [TO ADD/CHANGE]





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

Jeroen Jansen (Radboud University, Nijmegen)
Gerben Mooiweer (JDE Utrecht)
Agnieszka Smolinska (Maastricht University)
Lidia Esteve Agelet (Mars Inc.)
Jan Gerretzen (AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals)
Jos Hageman (Biometris, Wageningen University & Research)