The 2nd Food Oats Conference

Dear all,

We are most delighted to welcome you all to this on-site conference to be held in Lund, Sweden, between the 19th-21st of June 2023. This is the 2nd Food Oats Conference and this year’s focus will be on Oats for Future – dietary fibers and other bioactive compounds. Topics include:


  • Oat genetic resources
  • Oat breeding and management
  • Oat processing
  • Oat and health
  • Innovation and consumer trends


Do not miss this excellent networking opportunity, where researchers and industrial representatives in the oat field are brought together. The conference will be arranged by ScanOats ( and held at Medicon Village ( – the largest science park in Scandinavia focusing on life science and an inspiring hub for start-up companies in the region. Medicon Village is situated close to the Lund University campus as well as the Ideon science cluster (

Highlights of the program

Day 1, the 19th of June brings a welcoming reception, inspiration talks and organized visit to pilot-hall facilities at Chemical Center, Lund University.

Day 2-3, the 20th-21st of June include scientific talks, poster sessions and conference dinner at Grand Hotel.

Keynote speakers include

  • Catherine Howarth, Aberystwyth University, UK
  • Sarah Clarke, ADAS, UK
  • Lucia Gutierrez, University of Wisconsin-Madison, U.S.
  • Nofima, Norway
  • Emilia Nordlund, VTT, Finland
  • Rikard Landberg, Chalmers, Sweden
  • Kristofer Cook, Carbiotix, Sweden

Important date

  • Deadline for abstract submission and registration: 5th of May, 2023


We look forward to seeing you all soon in Lund!

Best regards

The Organization Committee ScanOats