Areas of Knowledge – Symposium Expoliva 2019

AREAS OF KNOWLEDGE

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19 SCIENTIFIC-TECHNICAL SYMPOSIUM
EXPOLIVA 2019

Jaén (Spain), May 15 – 17 · 2019

 

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The papers for the various Forums of the Scientific-Technical Symposium: EXPOLIVA 2019 may refer to any of the following areas of knowledge, which, generically, are related to Olive Groves and Oil.

FORUM ON OLIVE GROVES AND THE ENVIRONMENT

· Soil management Techniques
· Production factors: climate, soil and tree
· Plantation planning and design
· Advances in growing techniques: irrigation, fertilisation, pruning, soil management, etc.
· Sustainable development in olive groves: erosion control and plant covers
· Integrated production
· Ecological cultivation
· Plant improvement and crop protection
· Olive grove mechanisation
· Harvesting techniques
· Use of olive biomass
· Use of olive oil industry by-products
· Traditional, intensive and super-intensive production systems
· Conditionality
· Traceability
· Olive genome. Identification of varieties
· Advances in pest and disease control
· Productivity and water use efficiency
· Data acquisition and decision making systems in olive farms
· Climate change and sustainable cultivation of olive groves
· Process automation and cultivation techniques
· Life cycle analysis in Oliviculture

FORUM ON THE OLIVE OIL INDUSTRY, TECHNOLOGY AND QUALITY

· Control of fruit ripening and sensory characterization of virgin olive oils
· New methods of describing virgin olive oils
· Instrumental systems to support sensory valuation
· Advanced technologies for the production of quality oils in mills
· Production factors that determine olive oil yield and quality
· Process automation and optimisation
· Comprehensive use of the by-products of two-phase centrifugation
· Development of new technologies for processing olives, obtaining olive oil and preserving quality
· Quality assessment and standardisation
· Traceability in olive industries
· Advances in the design of olive oil industries
· Test Panel. Reference and harmonization Systems
· Production and quality control systems
· Biomass, biofuels and bioplastics
· Process Temperature control systems
· Advances in Mill cleaning systems
· Refining systems

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL FORUM

· The olive oil sector, structure and evolution
· Economy of olive farms and their future development
· The promotion of quality virgin olive oils and information systems
· Supply growth and expansion of the international demand for olive oil
· Product marketing strategies
· Product differentiation
· Differentiated Quality
· Brand policies, design and intangible management
· Producer and distributor brands
· Logistics and commercial distribution
· Olive oil company management: economy of knowledge
· International olive oil trade. Factors for its development
· Origin and destination markets. Normalization of olive oil and international trade categories
· Concentration of supply
· Description of demand
· E-commerce systems
· Economy of olive by-products
· Olive groves and rural development
· The labour market in the olive sector
· Bioeconomy of the olive sector
· Trends in olive oil consumption. Processed Products
· Socio-economic aspects of the olive
· Economic and social valuation of intangibles associated to the Olive grove
· The olive oil value chain
· Pricing and competition
· The PAC aid and profitability of olive farms

FORUM ON NUTRITION, HEALTH AND OLIVE OIL

· Disease prevention and consumption of olive oil
· Health effects of Mediterranean diet
· Nutritional and therapeutic value of olive oil over other oils
· Beneficial aspects of olive oil consumption to health
· Oxidative stress and aging
· Antioxidant compounds of olive oil and cholesterol
· Antitumor defense mechanisms
· Nutritional factors and modulation of metabolism
· Olive oil effect on defense mechanisms
· Mediterranean diet and
· Lifestyles and diet
· Nutrigenomics and Virgin olive oil

FORUM ON OLIVE OIL CULTURE

· Olive Heritage: Museums, historical sites, singular buildings
· The oleoturism as a factor of development of the olive regions
· Landscapes of the olive grove in the Mediterranean basin
· Historical aspects of the cultivation of olive groves and the oil industry: art, sociology, science and economics
· Anthropological factors in the cultivation of olive groves
· Communication and dissemination of the culture of olive oil
· Interpretation and Discourse Museum in the world of olive groves
· Landscapes of the olive grove
· Mediterranean gastronomy, the culture of olive oil
· Olive oil and restoration
· New uses of olive oil
· Lifestyles and promotion of olive oil culture

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