Conference Speakers

The following speakers are confirmed and more will be added soon.

Tuesday July 31, 2018

Keynote Speakers

Business models and wine tourism

Professor Steve-John Charters MW
Burgundy school of Business Dijon, France, The school of Wine and Spirits Business

Climate change and viticulture

 Professor Gregory V. Jones
Director of the center for Wine Education Linfield Collage Oregon USA


Climate and Climate change

 Juha Karvonen, PHD student University of Helsinki, Finland
Martins Barkas, Estonia
Zachary Brierley, Dyrehøj Vingaard, Denmark

Business models and Wine tourism

Ulf Sjödin, Head of Assortment, Assortment & Purchasing Department, Systembolaget, Sweden


Cultivar and Cultivation management

Valentin Blattner, Grape breeder, Switzerland
Mark Hart, Grape breeder, USA
Hans J. Rosenfeld, Grape breeder, Norway
Fiona Kerslake, Dr, Acting Horticulture Center leader
Viticulture and Fermentation Research Fellow
Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
University of Tasmania
Ernst Weinman, Staatliches Weinbauinstitut Freiburg, Germany

Cultivation management

Rickard Smart, Dr,  “the flying vine-doctor” SMART VITICULTURE, UK
Felix Åhrberg, Wine maker Kullahalvöns wineyard, Sweden
Volker Jörger,  Germany

Pest Management, Weed control, Application Technology

Wayne Wilcox, PhD, Cornell university, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station NY, USA
Paul Becher, Associate professor in Chemical Ecology , Swedish university of agriculture, Sweden
Emilio Gil, Professor, Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, Spain

Wine and Food

Mischa Billing , Lecturer /researcher Örebro University/Grythyttan , Sweden
Paulina Rytkönen, Adjoin professor, Södertörn University, Sweden
Tomas Adner, Managing Director, Caliente, Sweden

New products/Industrial development

Wendy Outwaite , Owner Redfold Vineyards ,UK
Fredrik Nilsson, Professor in Packaging logistics, Lund University, Sweden

Thursday August 2, 2018

Keynote Speakers

Cool Climate wine styles

Professor of Viticulture Andrew G. Reynolds
Cool Climate Oenology & Viticulture Institute, Brock University, Canada

Torben Toldam-Andersen, Copenhagen University, Denmark


Analytical methods

Tommy Nylander, Professor in Analytical Chemistry, Lund university, Sweden
Torben Selberg, FOSS, Denmark
Sören Balling, Copenhagen University, Denmark
Anja Antes, Antes Weinbau Service GmbH, Germany
Sveneric Svensson, Chairman The Swedish wine association, Sweden

Fermentation strategies for Cold Climate wines

Sibylle Kruger Weber, Lallemand, Denmark

Fermentation strategies, yeast types, bacteria

Nils Arneborg, Copenhagen University, Denmark
Carl-Henrik Brogren, Winemaker, Denmark

Sensory aspects

Karin Wendin, Kristianstad University, Sweden
 Mihaela Mihnea RISE, Sweden
Mayam Ehsani Lafourt, France

Wine style Cold Climate

Dominique Leboeuf, Oenologue Sofralab France

Wine styles in Nordic Countries

Mikael Mölstad, journalist  Sweden