Preliminary programme - 2019 Odour Workshop on Product & Material Testing

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Olfasense Workshop 2019   The preliminary schedule of Olfasense's 2019 Odour Workshop on product and material testing is now online and registration has opened. Hurry up because this 2 days course fully booked every year. One more year the people of Olfasense is organizing a Technical Training day. These successful Olfasense Workshops on Product and Material Testing days have being going on for a few years as a way to introduce new advances and technologies available for a better estimation of the odour emission.

   As it does each year, Olfasense organizes this Workshop on Product and Material Testing in order to both discuss the state of the technology, and to have a practical hands on session on equipment and methods. This time the Odour Workshop on P&M Testing is planned for the 28th of January 2018 and the Technical Training Day is scheduled for the following day, 29th of January 2018.

Workshop on odours in Trieste, Italy 15-16 October 2018

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scuola odori trieste   This Workshop on odours is organized by the Italian region of Friuli Venezia Giulia with the support of the environmental agencies AssoARPA, AarpaFVG and the Italian System of Environmental Protection. This workshop will take place in the Sala Tessitori in Trieste the days 15th and 16th of October. The Workshop will also be available on line here (In Italian).

   Several subjects will be evaluated in a very interesting program. The first day will count on talks about the management of a public olfactometric lab, the evaluation of the toxicity for the panel members, the calculation of the uncertainty and repeatability in dynamic olfactometry, the application of numerical models to prevent odour annoyance and the sampling procedures for olfactometry.

Successful Odour Management Course during the Colombian Poultry Federation Conference

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FENAVI2018   Cyntia Izquierdo, co-editor of this website and member of the International Environmental Association of Odour Managers (AMIGO), gave a 1-day course on Odour management to the Colombian Poultry Federation (FENAVI) the 4th of September 2018. This Colombian association was celebrating its biannual conference and, among the many activities planned, the only course scheduled was this one about odour management.

   The members of this important association are facing new challenges after the approval of the recent Resolution 1541 that regulates the odour emission in many activities in Colombia. They also invited to the event to the editor of this website and president of AMIGO, Mr. Carlos Nietzsche Díaz, to talk about the approaches taken to regulate the odour impact of poultry production units in other countries during the Conference, held in Bucaramanga, Colombia, from the 5th to the 7th of September 2018.

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