ICBC2020 - Programme now available!

We are happy to present a versatile and multidisciplinary programme featuring plenary sessions embracing the challenges and opportunities facing the cereal science community. Poster displays and competitions as well as a networking dinner for all our contributors to develop long lasting collaborations throughout the world will complement ICBC2020. 

A selection of the talks are:

  • "Our daily bread: an exciting and socially relevant research object"
  • "Delivering health benefits with bakery products"
  • "Flexibility andd transparency, the new challenges for wholesale bakeries"
  • "Why do so many consumers purchase ´gluten-free` products?"
  • "The balance between oven rise and structure setting in pound cake making"
  • "Whole grain food definitions - are we reaching a consensus?
  • "Bread dough rheology - measuring it to control the end product quality"
  • "Transgenic wheat with elevated endosperm triglyceride lipid - effencts on grain composition and baking"
  • "Noodle quality - a molecular approach"
and many more - view the speakers and ..... DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAMME

Regular online registration is still open - Take the chance to interact and strengthen you network - sign up today!

Looking to put your company and its competences in the focus of the cereal science and technology sector? Check the conference webpage for detailed information or contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for tailormade solutions!

ICBC2020 - Poster abstract submission ending soon!

Submission for poster presentation still possible - submit by 31 January 2020.

Get your work in front of a focussed group of cereal and bread scientists and technologists from around the world. Showcase your research and your contributions to the field and join your colleagues in presenting a poster at ICBC2020.

This event will give you multidisciplinary and in-depth insight to the hot topics of cereal and bread research and technology. A draft programme will be available soon.

BEST POSTER AWARD: The Journal of Cereal Science will be sponsoring 2 ICC Awards for innovative or exceptional work in cereal research. The awardees will be selected from the poster submissions.

Take your chance and join this experts' event by registering today or putting your company in the spotlight by becoming a sponsor or exhibitor. 

All information and the link to registration can be found at: 

Join us in Christchurch and expand your cereal network!

Get all details and submit today!

Registration open for the MyToolBox Stakeholder Workshop in Cranfiled

The accumulation of expertise in prevention and control of mycotoxins is now available in a unique web-based platform providing guidance to farmers, storage managers as well as food/feed processors and suppliers, which we would like to introduce to you at this meeting. You will learn, how easy mycotoxin management can be and how to use the newly developed MyToolBox e-Tool to secure your harvest as well as any grain storage.

12 February 2020
08:45 – 01:30 PM GMT
Cranfield Management and Development Centre
CRANFIELD University Campus, College Road, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, MK43 0AL

Please find here the details and register HERE.

Participants will have the opportunity to test the MyToolBox e-platform after the introductory sessions!

ICBC2020 - Early bird registration ending soon!

Benefit from the Early Bird registration fee - ending, 24 December 2019
Register online today!

Join us at ICBC2020 and meet some of the renowned confirmed speakers: 

  • Food oral processing by the elderly for the development of soft cereal foods fortified with proteins - Guy Della Valle, INRA, France
  • Growing the business of Whole Grain in the Australian market: 6 year impact assessment - Sara Grafenauer, GLNC, Australia
  • Transgenic wheat with elevated endosperm triglyceride lipid - effects on grain composition and baking - Philip Larkin, CSIRO, Australia
  • Biomarkers for wholegrain cereal intake – overview and applications - Alastair Ross - AgResearch, New Zealand
  • Bread dough rheology – measuring it to control the end product quality
    - Larisa Cato, AEGIC, Australia

Join these leading experts in the field and present your findings to the cereal community at the 16th ICC International Cereal and Bread Congress 2020 in Christchurch, New Zealand. There is still time to present your work – poster abstract submission is possible until 31 January 2020. Get all details and submit today!

For your information: If you register with the Early Bird rate before receiving confirmation on your abstract within the payment deadline, the Early Bird fee will still apply 7 days after abstract approval.

Showcase your activities and/or products - sign up for one of the attractive sponsor packages - view them all!

ICC Season's Greetings and new postal address

Dear all, dear Member of the ICC Family!

It is now the time to look back at the past year - appreciating all the moments experienced and the milestones that have been achieved - and look forward to the New Year and the new ventures it will bring! 

With continuation of established as well as creation of new activities, we look forward to pursuing the development of links within the worldwide cereals and grains community. We sincerely thank all people involved and look forward to future collaboration.

From all of us at the ICC Headquarters to all of the ICC Family around the globe we wish you and yours a Happy Holiday Season and a Prosperous 2020!


Michela Pichler
ICC Secretary General | CEO

Please note that the ICC Headquarters office has a new postal address: 

Stubenring 12, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Telephone numbers and email addresses remain the same.