Areas of Knowledge – Symposium Expoliva 2021

AREAS OF KNOWLEDGE

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20th SCIENTIFIC-TECHNICAL SYMPOSIUM
EXPOLIVA 2021

Jaén (Spain), September 21 – 24 · 2021

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The papers for the various Forums of the Scientific-Technical Symposium: EXPOLIVA 2021 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

  • Production factors: climate, soil and tree
  • Plantation planning and design
  • Advances in growing techniques: irrigation, fertilisation, pruning, 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
  • Soil management Techniques
  • Use of olive biomass
  • Use of olive oil industry by-products
  • Traditional, intensive and high-density production systems
  • Conditionality and circular economy
  • Olive genome. Identification of varieties
  • Plant breeding and development of new varieties
  • Advances in pest and disease control
  • Productivity and water use efficiency
  • Data acquisition and decision making systems in olive farms
  • Remote management and automation in field
  • 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

  • Advanced technologies for the production of quality oils in mills
  • New methods of describing virgin olive oils
  • Instrumental systems to support sensory valuation
  • Production factors that determine olive oil yield and quality
  • Control of fruit ripening and sensory characterization of virgin olive oils
  • Process automation and optimisation
  • Comprehensive use of the by-products of olive mill
  • New techniques for paste treatments
  • Critical points for the production of quality oils in olive mill
  • Minority components of the olive oil. Production control and evolution
  • Development of new technologies for processing olives, obtaining olive oil and preserving quality
  • Quality assessment and standardisation
  • Traceability in olive industries and digitization.
  • Virgin olive oil authentication systems
  • Advances in the design of olive oil industries
  • Test Panel. Reference and harmonization Systems
  • Production and quality control systems
  • Circular economy: Biomass, biofuels and bioplastics
  • Systems for purification and reuse of washing water
  • Process Temperature control systems
  • Advances in Mill cleaning systems
  • Renewable energy in the oil industry
  • Energy efficiency

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
  • International standards on safety and quality
  • Internationalization of the olive oil sector

FORUM ON NUTRITION, HEALTH AND OLIVE OIL

  • Disease prevention and consumption of olive oil
  • Beneficial aspects of the consumption of olive oil for health
  • 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 sport
  • 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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