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  • 09 Nov 2012 6:20 PM | John Castura (Administrator)
    We plan to build a library of datasets to be hosted on the society’s website. The idea is to encourage the development of new statistical methods by making real data sets available.

    Data sets used in peer-reviewed publications will be of particular interest to us – a note will be added so that any presentations or publications using your data are requested to cite your publication.

    Please contact John Castura, Vice-Chair if you can make one or more of your datasets available on the Sensometric Society website.
  • 09 Nov 2012 6:15 PM | John Castura (Administrator)
    The announcement is now official: Sensometrics 2014 will be held in Chicago. Conference co-chairs Tom Carr and Richard Popper have set the conference for 29 July – August 1, 2014. Save the date! Details will follow in the months ahead.
  • 20 Jul 2012 5:20 AM | Michael Meyners (Administrator)

    The 11th Sensometrics Meeting took place July 10-13, 2012, in Rennes (France) with 145 participants from all over the world. I would like to thank the organizing and scientific committees for organizing a great and memorable event, in particular Marine Cadoret, Karine Bagory, and Sébastien Lê who successfully led the committees.

    Presentation slides and abstracts are already available on the conference homepage (these will also become availble on the society's website in due course); you can also find some impressions from the meeting.

    The XLSTAT award for the best student work as voted upon by the scientific committee was received by Cécile Bavay for her joint work with R. Symoneaux, I. Maitre, A. Kuznestova, P.B. Brockhoff, and E. Mehinagic on "Methodological development for sensory evaluation of product presenting biological variability: a case study on apple."

    The poster awards (voted upon by all participants) went to:

    1st: Sébastien Berthelo in collaboration with M. Brossier, D. Gourret and J. Pagès: 
    "Another way to treat JAR scales: application to the sensory characterization of products"

    2nd: A. Crine in collaboration with A. Gruel and S. Lê:
    "Ideal Profile Method: an efficient way to improve products?"

    3rd: Minh-Tam Lê in collaboration with Q. Carré and S. Lê:
    "A napping based methodology for quickly getting a model of consumer emotions"

    Congratulation to all awardees.

    The next Sensometrics Meeting is planned to be held July 29-August 1, 2014, in Chicago (IL, USA). While details are yet to be confirmed, please mark this date already now in your calendar.

    Looking forward to meeting you there at the latest,

    Michael Meyners (chair)

  • 20 Jul 2012 5:06 AM | Michael Meyners (Administrator)

    During last week's AGM, several positions on the committee had to be filled again due to end of the respective terms. The new committee stands as follows:

    Chair:         Michael Meyners (Germany, through 2016)
    Vice-chair:  John Castura (Canada, through 2014) 
    Treasurer:   Anne Hasted (UK, through 2014)
    Secretary:  John Ennis (USA, through 2016)

    Ordinary members:
    Dominic Buck (UK, through 2016)
    Rune Christensen (Denmark, through 2016)
    Barbara Pfeiffer (Switzerland, through 2014)
    Thierry Worch (The Netherlands / UK, through 2014)

    Please join me in welcoming all new members on the committee and support them throughout their term. Please also join me in thanking the retired committee members for their engagement in various society matters during their term:
    Per Bruun Brockhoff, Isabelle Lesschaeve, Sébastien Lê, and Jean-François Meullenet.

    Michael Meyners

  • 17 Jul 2012 3:20 PM | Barbara PFEIFFER (Administrator)

    The Minutes of the AGM 2012 are available in the Members's Section now.

    Please use your e-mail and password to log in.

  • 03 Jul 2012 6:11 AM | Michael Meyners (Administrator)

    The 11th Sensometrics meeting at Agrocampus Ouest, Rennes, France, is fast approaching, and with it the Annual General Meeting (AGM). It will take place July 11, 17:05h local time. The agenda for the AGM is as follows:

    1. Minutes of the previous meeting (please read them here before the meeting)
    2. Chairman’s report
    3. Treasurer’s report
    4. Membership
    5. Member benefits
    6. Sensometrics Meetings
    7. Elections
    8. Other topics

    Looking forward to meeting many of you in Rennes,


  • 24 Jun 2012 7:02 PM | Barbara PFEIFFER (Administrator)
    Please find the preliminary program of this year´s Sensometric Conference in our Meetings section or directly on the dedicated conference homepage.
  • 24 Jun 2012 6:49 PM | Barbara PFEIFFER (Administrator)
    The Sensometric Society is pleased to announce that the Institute for Perception is offering discounted registration to members for these upcoming Fall 2012 courses:
    • Combinatorial Tools for Product and Brand Optimization
      (The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia,  USA, November 5-6)
    • Drivers of Liking® and Emotion Mapping
       (The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, USA, November 7-9)
    Please see related Events pages of this website for more details by following the links above, or register on the Institute for Perception website.
  • 14 Jun 2012 10:56 AM | Michael Meyners (Administrator)

    We are happy to announce the following recipients of a travel award to attend the forthcoming 11th Sensometrics meeting in Rennes:

    Valérie (Lengard) Almli, Norway
    Christian Dehlholm, Denmark
    Elena Menichelli, Italy
    Betina Piqueras-Fiszman, Spain/UK
    Vanessa Rios de Souza, Brazil
    Flávia Santos Twardowski Pinto, Brazil

    Congratulations to all recipients. We look forward to your contributions at the meeting in Rennes.

    Marine Cardoret
    Sébastien Lê
    Michael Meyners

  • 08 Feb 2012 11:36 PM | John Castura (Administrator)
    The Sensometric Society is pleased to announce that the Institute for Perception is offering discounted registration to members for these upcoming 2012 courses:
    Please see Related Events pages of this website for more details by following the links above, or register on the Institute for Perception website.
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