With more than 270 participants from 38 countries we set a new record for the Insecta Conference. 104 contributions, a historical venue and exciting topics made our conference a full success!

Group photo: Insecta 2019


Topics covered the entire value chain of insects:

  • Insect Rearing and Production Systems
  • Insect Processing for Food and Feed
  • Safety and Environmental Aspects
  • Non-food Application of Insects

Book of Abstracts

The proceedings collect abstracts of all contributions. It is published under Licence CC BY 4.0.

Book of Abstracts Insecta 2019


  • Prof. Dr. Ir. Arnold van Huis, The Netherlands: Progress and prospects of insects as food and feed
  • Heinrich Katz, Germany: EU Guidance document on best hygiene practices for the insect sector
  • Dr.-Ing. Volker Heinz, Germany: Impact of insects on food and feed value chains
  • PD Dr. Thomas Holzhauser, Germany: Edible insects – Assessment of allergenic potential and management of allergenicity

Venue & Evening event

The conference was held at the University of Potsdam at the historic site Neues Palais. The evening event took place at Biosphere Potsdam.

Venue: Commune of New Palace in Potsdam, Germany (Photo: Fritze/University Potsdam)

Photos: ATB


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