The program of the Conference is available!

imprenta   We are happy to share with you that the final version of the Program of the III International Conference on Odour Management (in Spanish) that will take place in Bilbao is now available. We still have to update the program including some more information of our sponsors and some extra helpful information for the attendance. However, the program of the oral presentations is definitive.

   If you are the author of an oral presentation or if you are an attendant, you can check the schedule of the presentations.

Check or download the last version of the program here*.

   *Unfortunately, only in Spanish.

   The III International Conference about Odours in the Environment in Bilbao, Spain, that will take place the 23rd and 24th November, will have the following schedule:


Monday, 23rd November 2015

Opening (not determined)


  • Session I: Odour formation in the Environment.

E. Pagans, from Odournet; et al.: Odour sources in conventional sewage treatment.


  • Session II: Odour legislation and Integrated Environmental Permits

E. Antolínez-C. Atienza, from Calygas: Quality control of Olfactometers in accordance with UNE-EN 13725


  • Session III: VOCs and odour measurement

M. C. Gutiérrez, from Univ. of Cordoba; et al.: Dynamic olfactometry and GC–TOFMS to monitor the efficiency of an industrial biofilter.

R. Arias, from Odournet; et al.: Odour assessment impact of MBT plant in France.


  • Session IV: Electronic devices for gases and odour detection. Odour dispersion modelling

C. Díaz, from SVPA; et al.: PrOlor: Forecasting odours two days beforehand. Case study of an animal by-products processing plant.

C. Palacios, from EMASA; et al.: Monitoring and control of odor emissions in wastewater facilities: the SulfSCAN Project.

P. Tarela, from CCyA Ingeniería; et al.: Modelling of sewage plant gas emission and HVAC using CFD.

L. Vera, from Odournet; et al.: Determination of chemical prints of VOCs through GC-IMS and its application in detection of odoriferous substances.

H. Vergara, from TSG; et al.: Case: Monitors inMMAR® - Tool for the gas monitoring and operational control.

D. Cartelle, from TROPOSFERA; et al.: Odorants atmospheric dispersion forecast around a pulp mill plant.

P. Uriarte, from UPV/EHU; et al.: Setting-up of a methodology for odor dispersion studies with sub-hourly temporal resolution.


  • Session V: Odour monitoring techniques (Part I)

G. Gallastegui, from UPV/EHU; et al.: Indoor air treatment: combined systems under research or development.

G. Lacarra, from PROA Ingenieros; et al.: Odor elimination by regenerative thermal oxidation. Success case study in the rendering sector

R. Muñoz, from Univ. of Valladolid; et al.: Activated sludge recycling and oxidized ammonium recycling: innovative strategies for odour prevention in WWTPs.

F. Andrés Tomás, from SEASA; et al.: Sewage odor removal. Case studies

F. Sempere, from Pure Air Solutions; et al.: Odour control at a waste-to-energy anaerobic digestion plant by a full scale biofilter.

D. Almarcha, from Labaqua-AT; et al.: Evaluación de la eficiencia de depuración de olor y COV de biofiltros avanzados en EDAR y plantas de biometanización.

A.D. Dorado, from Univ. of Cataluña; et al.: Advanced techniques in the study of bioprocesses for air treatment and odors.


Tuesday, 24th November 2015


  • Session VI: Odour perception and odour impact. Olfactometry

M. Calzada, from SADYT; et al.: Diagnostic study of odors in industrial processes and wastewater treatment by combining: olfactometry - dynamic simulation - analysis of compounds.

B. Yaben, from MCP; et al.: La olfatometría como herramienta de gestión y mejora de las emisiones en la Estación Depuradora de Aguas Residuales de Arazuri (EDAR-Arazuri)

P. Ramos, from CTQC; et al.: Control of odor’s episodes at the chemical parks and port of Tarragona.

C. Nolazco Tapia, from Miraflores (Peru): By using the FIDO protocol as a methodological tool to determine odor nuisance from normal food preparation in Miraflores district.

R. Domingues, from Odournet; et al.: Identification of polluters with the help of the Odourmap webtool.

J. M. Juarez, from Labaqua-STA; et al.: Comprehensive odour studies for reducing odour nuisances. The case of San Francisco de Mostazal.

S. Medina, from Scentroid (IDES Canada); et al.: Enhancing VDI3940 grid method via in-field olfactometry to obtain complete odour impact assessment.


  • Session VII: Odour monitoring techniques (Part II)

A. López, from Consorcio de Aguas de Bilbao: Coexistence between a sewage plant and its surrounding. Redesigning Galindo WWTP.

S. Nadal, from Labaqua-STA; et al.: Case study: Selection of the best odour reduction technologies for industrial and environmental emissions, taking into consideration: odour removal efficiency, CAPEX and OPEX.

L. Uribe, from Ecoverde Technologies; et al.: Removals and cost comparison between a chemical scrubber and bioscrubber for H2S removal.

J. M. Gómez, from Univ. of Cádiz; et al.: Treatment of gaseous effluents by anoxic biofiltration.

J. Vicente, from DEPLAN; et al.: Evaluation of efficiency of osmogenic barrier for odour abatement by means of electronic nose technique.


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