ESST promotes the exchange of scientific information in the European and international sugar industry

8th ESST/VDZ Conference

5 – 8 May 2024 Vienna, Austria

The 8th ESST/VDZ conference & exhibition ended on 8 May 2024. With over 525 participants from 28 countries and 63 exhibitors from 15 countries it has been the largest ESST/VDZ conference & exhibition so far. The organizers chose the historic Vienna Hofburg with its festive rooms as the venue for this year’s meeting.

34 sugar companies were present in Vienna. In total 166 companies sent representatives to the conference.

The presidents of the two organizing societies, Bram Fetter (ESST) and Harald Powitz (VDZ), opened the conference & exhibition on 5 May. The program encompassed 27 presentations, 6 short presentations, a symposium on knowledge transfer with 6 presentations and 15 posters.