Flavors & Fragrances

Flavors & Fragrances

September 11th - 13th, 2013 in Leipzig

(former date September 26th - 28th, 2012 is cancelled)

Starting in 2013, the Liebig Division for Organic Chemistry of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker takes over the flavors & fragrances conference from the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Society of the Chemical Industry. Organised by Philip Kraft and Johannes Panten, the event will follow the successful format of the prevoius meetings with a broad subject coverage including natural product chemistry, foods and flavors, perfumery and olfaction, and of course as main focus Fragrance Chemistry.



Program of the Conference

Confirmed Speakers

Michael Backes, Symrise (D)
Serena Bugoni, University of Pavia (I)
Andrea Büttner, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg/Fraunhofer IVV (D)
Christian Chapuis, Firmenich (CH)
Pierre Chatelain, TecnoScent S.A., Brussels (B)
Etienne de Swardt, Etat Libre d'Orange, Paris (F)
Elisabet Dunach, University of Nice (F)
Makoto Emura, Takasago Hiratsuka (JP)
Michael Heinz, Bell F&F Leipzig (D)
Andreas Herrmann, Firmenich (CH)
Oliver Knopff, Firmenich (CH)
Philip Kraft, Givaudan (CH)
Sophie Lavoine, Charabot, Grasse (F)
Halima Mouhib, RWTH Aachen University (D)
Anubhav Narula, IFF (USA)
Johannes Panten, Symrise (D)
Carolien Plessis, Mane S.A., Le Bar-su-Loup (F)
David Pybus, Scents of Time (UK)
Maurice Roucel, Symrise (FR)
Fridtjof Schröder, Givaudan (CH)
Kerstin Schröder, Symrise (DE)
Martin Schröder, Givaudan (CH)
Stefan Schulz, TU Braunschweig (D)
Marc Spehr, RWTH Aachen, (D)
Christian Stark, University of Hamburg (D)
Reinhold Tacke, University of Würzburg (D)
Sissel Tolaas, Nasalo/IFF
Barry Zou, Givaudan Shanghai (PRC)




Registration is closed.

All tickets and congress papers (incl. book of abstracts) will be handed to the participants upon check-in at the registration desk. Participants are requested to wear their congress badges at all times for identification and admittance to the conference rooms.

Payment by credit card, direct debit or bank transfer (free of bank commission). The invoice will be send to you by seperate mail. 

Registration fees *)

until June 30, 2013from July 1, 2013
Participant from IndustryEUR 430,00EUR 490,00
Participants from AcademiaEUR 330,00EUR 390,00
Students **)EUR   70,00EUR   90,00
One-Day-Ticket IndustryEUR 250,00EUR 250,00
One-Day-Ticket AcademiaEUR 200,00EUR 200,00
Accompanying personEUR  50,00EUR  50,00

*) The registration fees are not liable to value added tax (tax exemption additional § 4 Nr. 22a UStG.)
**) valid Student required

Bank details

Konto Nr. 4 900 200 00
Commerzbank AG, Frankfurt am Main
BLZ 500 800 00
Code 5586 00 / flavorsfragrances 2013

Participants from EU countries except Germany please use the IBAN (International Bank Account Number) and SWIFT-BIC (Bank Identifier Code instead oft he bank and account number:
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker e. V.
Commerzbank AG Frankfurt am Main
Frankenallee 71-81
60327 Frankfurt am Main

IBAN DE85 5008 0000 0490 0200 00
Code 5586 00 / flavorsfragrances 2013

If fees are paid in advance, but after August 28, 2013, we kindly ask participants to show proof of payment when claiming their tickets and congress papers at the registration desk. Credit cards (Amex, Mastercard, Visa) will be accepted.

Requests for cancellation made prior to August 14, 2013 will be subject to a € 40,- administration fee. After that date the full amount of the invoice has to be paid. Requests for refund will not be accepted; however, registration may be transferred to another member of your organisation. In this case please send a note to GDCh, congress team.

If the meeting is cancelled for whatever reason, fees paid will be refunded. Further recourse is excluded.


Social Programme

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Welcome Dinner at Panorama Tower, 19.30 hrs
Augustusplatz 9, 29th floor
04109 Leipzig

Free of charge, booking required



Thursday, September 12, 2013

Conference Banquet at "Auerbach's Keller", 19.30 hrs
Grimmaische Str. 2-4
04109 Leipzig

EUR 36,50 per person, excluding drinks
booking required



Friday, September 13, 2013

Excursion Schimmel Library Bell F&F, 14.00 hrs
Schimmelstr. 1
04205 Leipzig

Free of charge, booking required.
Meeting point for the tour: conference office



Useful Information

Coffee, tea and softs will be provided for free during the breaks.

A light lunch is included in the registration fee.

Copyright permission
Photos made on GDCh conferences are used exclusively by GDCh for documentation, news coverage and advertisement.




In following hotels room allocations have been reserved. For reservations please contact the hotels directly.

Radisson Blu Hotel
Augustusplatz 5-6
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 21460
Toll-free reservations Germany: 00800 3333 3333

Single room: EUR 139,00/night, incl. breakfast and VAT
Double room: EUR 159,00/night, incl. breakfast and VAT

Booking ID: 1934012 flavors
Deadline: Juli 31, 2013

Steigenberger Grandhotel
Salzgäßchen 1
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 350581-0

Single room: EUR 149,00/night, incl. breakfast and VAT
Double room: EUR 172,00/night, incl. breakfast and VAT

Keyword: flavors
Deadline: August 1, 2013

Hotel Ibis Leipzig Zentrum
Brühl 69
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 2186-0

Single room: EUR 81,00/night, incl. breakfast and VAT
Double room: EUR 101,00/night, incl. breakfast and VAT

Keyword: flavors and fragrances
Deadline: August 1, 2013

The customers will be held accountable for non-occupancy of reserved rooms.


University of Leipzig
Lecture Hall Building (Hörsaalgebäude), Lecture Hall 9, 2nd floor
04109 Leipzig


Information about Leipzig can be found here.


Information about the Scientific Programme

Dr. Philip Kraft
Givaudan AG
Fragrance Research
Überlandtr. 138
8600 Dübendorf

Phone: +41 44 824-2520

Dr. Johannes Panten
Symrise GmbH & Co. KG
S&C Innovations Technology Scouting
Mühlenfeldstr. 1
37603 Holzminden

Phone: +49 5531 90-1475

Information about the Organisation

Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker e. V.
Congress Team
P. O. Box 90 04 40
D-60444 Frankfurt am Main
Varrentrappstr. 40-42
60486 Frankfurt am Main

Phone: +49 69 7917-366 (Claudia Birkner)

Conference Office

The conference office will be located nearby the lecture hall.

Opening hours:

Wednesday, September 11:8.00 - 17.00 hrs
Thursday, September 12:8.30 - 17.00 hrs
Friday, September 13: 8.30 - 12.30 hrs

Phone: +49 175-335-4803








The flavors & fragrances 2013 is sponsored by

Givaudan Schweiz AG

Symrise AG





Claudia Birkner
Tel.: +49 69 7917-366




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