Past Events

Short Course Summer 2021


ISOCS Short Course Summer 2021
Smelling COVIC-19: Biomarkers, Olfaction and a Pandemic Agent

26 -28 May 2021

Develop your knowledge of machine and canine olfaction and its application to breath analysis for the diagnosis of Covid-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting human health and societies at an unprecedented scale. Success in controlling the pandemic and reducing its impact is strongly dependent on fast and low cost screening techniques. Olfaction may play a significant role through exploiting mammals (canine) olfaction sense and their artificial counterpart.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 (All day) - Friday, May 28, 2021 (All day)

18th International Meeting on Chemical Sensors (IMCS 18)

Co-located with the 237th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society

10 - 15 May 2020 - Montréal - Canada

This meeting is the largest and most renowned conference in this scientific area and an excellent opportunity to network with leaders in the field and with companies commercializing chemical sensors for the environment, medical, healthcare, industry, and food safety applications.

Sunday, May 10, 2020 (All day) - Friday, May 15, 2020 (All day)

ISOCS Winter Course 2020

ISOCS-SENSOFT-VOGAS Winter Short Course 2020

27 -31 January 2020 - See - Paznaun - Austria


The Short Course will cover fundamental concepts and practical aspects of chemical sensors systems with emphasis on materials and technology. Demonstrations of chemical sensors systems will deliver hands on experience.

Monday, January 27, 2020 (All day) - Friday, January 31, 2020 (All day)

Joint Training School on Chemical Sensors, Biosensors and Biochips


22 - 26 September 2019 - Center Le Lazaret, Sète, France

This training will present the multidisciplinary bases (recognition, transduction, micronanotechnologies, information processing) necessary for the design and use of chemical sensors, biosensors and biochips as well as their applications.


  • Materials & Technologies for Chemical Sensing:
    Adsorption on solids, Sensors on plastic and polymers, Micro-nano technologies for gas sensors, Biosensors and bio-electrochemistry, Piezo-electrical properties, Metal oxide heterostructures, Optical technologies for biosensors, Low dimensional nanomaterials, Porous Solids
  • Systems Integration & Applications:
    Multifunctional micro- and nanosystems, Multivariate data analysis and pattern recognition, New Generation of Sensors in Automotive, Energy harvesting & power supply, Lab on Chip for Biomedical Applications, Advancements in miniaturized breathalyzers, Chemical Sensors for Non-invasive Diagnosis

For more information go to

To register, please contact Véronique LHEUREUX

Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 09:00 - Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 18:00

Introduction to Deep Learning Short Course

Presented By: Machine Perception and Cognitive Robotics Laboratory

Florida Atlantic University

13 - 16 August 2019 - Boca Raton, FL, USA

This course is designed for those with no prior knowledge of deep learning of programming in general. The course will cover the conceptual background to this powerful AI that is driving cars, diagnosing cancer, and teaching us about our own intelligence. In addition to lectures and coding demonstrations, participants will work hands-on with data alongside the lab's researchers.

For more information and to register, see

Pricing and Registration:

The organizers offer $200 USD off using the coupon code "ISOCS" at registration.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 (All day) - Friday, August 16, 2019 (All day)

General Assembly

The ISOCS General Assembly will take place on Monday 27 May 2019, at 5 PM at ACROS, Fukuoka, Japan, as part of the ISOEN Conference.


Monday, May 27, 2019 - 17:00 - 18:00

ISOEN 2019

18th International Symposium on Olfaction and Electronic Nose

26 - 29 May 2019 - Fukuoka, Japan

ISOEN 2019:

The International Symposium on Olfaction and Electronic Nose (ISOEN) is the world’s premiere technical conference in artificial chemoreception (olfaction and taste). ISOEN 2019 provides a forum for scientists, engineers and practitioners to share their latest findings, innovations and products in the area of artificial chemoreception.

Sunday, May 26, 2019 (All day) - Wednesday, May 29, 2019 (All day)

Symposium Plants and Sensors


Communicating with Plants:

Deciphering and Exploiting Chemical Signals through Electronics


NC State University’s “Stewards of the Future” Symposium, titled “Plants and Sensors,” will be held 2-3 December 2018 at the newly opened StateView Hotel on NC State University’s Centennial Campus in Raleigh, NC, USA. The event will bring together plant scientists and engineers to discuss how plants communicate with their environment and to develop new ideas on how to exploit sensors and electronics to enhance crop production.

Sunday, December 2, 2018 (All day) - Monday, December 3, 2018 (All day)

Breath Samples Analysis and Advanced Dynamic Operation of Chemical Sensors

ISOCS Short Course Winter 2018

in collaboration with EU projects SniffPhone and TropSense

10 - 13 January - Kühtai - Austria


Develop your knowledge of breath analysis and chemical sensors at the ISOCS Short Course in Kühtai, Austria!

This short course will cover topics including:

  • Fundamentals of chemical sensor arrays
  • Dynamic operation of chemical sensors
  • External modulation of chemical sensors
  • Analytical equipment for breath analysis
  • Breath sampling methods

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 17:00 - Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 14:00

General Assembly 2017 and New Constitution

The general assembly of the ISOCS society will be held during the ISOEN 2017 conference in Ballroom A on Monday 29th May 17:00 to 18:00

Monday, May 29, 2017 - 17:00 - 18:00

ISOEN 2017

17th International Symposium on Olfaction and Electronic Nose

28 - 31 May 2017 - Montreal, Canada

ISOEN 2017:

The International Symposium on Olfaction and Electronic Nose (ISOEN) is the world’s premiere technical conference in artificial chemoreception (olfaction and taste). ISOEN 2017 provides a forum for scientists, engineers and practitioners to share their latest findings, innovations and products in the area of artificial chemoreception.

Sunday, May 28, 2017 (All day) - Wednesday, May 31, 2017 (All day)


ISOCS-SNIFFPHONE Winter Short Course 2017

5 -10 March 2017 - Ponte di Legno - Brescia - Italy


 The Short Course explores the area of chemical sensing of breath analysis and its applications. We have put together an exciting program that will provide attendees with both theoretical background and practical experience. Topics will be delivered by lectures, exercises, discussion and laboratory demonstration sessions.

Registration is closed.

Sunday, March 5, 2017 (All day) - Friday, March 10, 2017 (All day)

Sensing for Smart Anything Everywhere: Materials, Technologies, Applications


Joint Event on Sensing for Smart Anything Everywhere: Materials, Technologies, Applications

25-29 June 2016 – Otranto (Lecce), Italy

Following the interest and the success of 2015 edition of MiNaB-ICT (Micro-Nano-Bio-ICT convergence), in 2016 a Joint event with The International Society on Olfaction and Chemical Sensing (ISOCS) will be organised, focussing the attention on Sensing for the emerging world of “Smart Anything Everywhere”. In this context, Sensors and Smart Systems devices that provide particular intelligent functionality by combining micro/nanoelectronic components with physical, chemical, and biological sensors and actuators on fully integrated systems, will catalyse increasing technology development for a broad range of powerful applications addressing societal challenges.

Saturday, June 25, 2016 (All day) - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 (All day)

Short Course Penang 2015

Chemical Sensing: Fundamentals, Current Technologies and Applications

19-21 November 2015 - Penang, Malaysia

Develop your knowledge on chemical sensors systems and applications at the ISOCS Short Course in Penang, Malaysia.

The venue is the COPTHORNE ORCHID HOTEL on the Island Penang in Malaysia, located at the popular Tanjung Bungah (Flower Cape) beach and near to the magnificient city of Georgetown. The course fee is 350 €. Hotel accommodation including all meals is RM 220 (aprox. 44€) per person and night in a single room or  RM 160 (aprox. 32€) in a shared double room. Students will receive free ISOCS membership for 2016. Accompanying persons are also welcome.


Registration is open:

Please register here:  Short Course Penang 2015 Registration
Thursday, November 19, 2015 (All day) - Saturday, November 21, 2015 (All day)

ISOEN 2015 pre-conference Tutorial

Pre-conference tutorial at CSGAOlfaction, human vs Artificial: is it possible to measure odors?

It is our great pleasure to welcome all participants to the ISOEN first Tutorial.

Sunday, June 28, 2015 - 09:00 - 17:30

ISOEN 2015


16th International Symposium on Olfaction and Electronic Nose

28 June - 1 July 2015 - Dijon . France

A great opportunity for exchanging business or academic viewpoints with experts from all over the world, in order to foster tomorrow's innovations in E-senses!

Important Information! Do not miss the great welcome party at the "Jardin de Sciences", Sunday evening at 19:00

Google Map:,5.0289836,17z

Travel directions:


The Symposium invites contributions describing the latest scientific, industrial, and technological research results in subjects including:

  • Solid State Sensor Technologies sensors
  • E-Senses System design
  • Odor generation / transmission
  • Olfaction
  • Bio-inspired sensing
  • Analytical techniques
  • Applications

After 20 years of Electronic Nose, it is time to take stock!

Sunday, June 28, 2015 (All day) - Wednesday, July 1, 2015 (All day)

4th GOSPEL Workshop on Gas sensors based on semiconducting metal oxides

Basic under-standing & applications

7-9 June 2015, Tübingen, Germany

The workshop is the fourth in a series of Gospel workshops ( dedicated to the R&D activities in the field of semiconducting metal oxide based gas sensors.
It will be organized by the Universities of Kyushu and Tübingen, over two full days – 8th and 9th of June – and will be preceded by a social, come-together event on the 7th of June.

Sunday, June 7, 2015 (All day) - Tuesday, June 9, 2015 (All day)

Nanotechnology and Nanosensors - Web course by Prof. Hossam Heick

Prof. Haick Hossam (Technion – IIT) has designed, developed, and will deliver a massive open online course (MOOC) on "Nanotechnology and Nanosensors ."
MOOC is a web-based course designed to support a large number of participants. MOOCs are online distance education, providing free and accessible high-quality education to the masses. Contrary to traditional courses, MOOCs allow open and free registration to any non-credit participants. Any background in science (chemistry, biology, physics), technology and/or engineering would fit the course.
The "Nanotechnology and Nanosensors" MOOC includes ten classes of 3-4 short lecture videos. The MOOC course is available for free to anybody who is interested in extending his knowledge. A certificate will be provided for successful participants at the end of the course.

Sunday, March 15, 2015 (All day) - Monday, May 18, 2015 (All day)

ISOCS Short Course Winter 2015

Electronic Noses and their Panorama of Sensors

8-13 March 2015 - Ponte di Legno - Brescia,Italy

Develop your knowledge on chemical sensors systems and applications at the ISOCS Short Course in Ponte di Legno, Italy.

The venue is Ponte di Legno/Tonale close to the ski slopes, offering a close access to many famous ski resorts. The price (700 €) includes all accommodation (shared double room) and meals. Students will receive free ISOCS membership for 2015.


Registration is closed!

Download the new flyer with Information on Accommondation and Directions:  Flyer ICOCS Short Winter School 2015
Sunday, March 8, 2015 - 10:00 - Friday, March 13, 2015 - 15:00

Monitoring Ambient Air 2014

Air Quality in Europe – New Challenges
Conference with Posters & Exhibition

December 9-10, 2014, London, UK

In several European countries, air quality made headline news this year in a way that has not been seen for decades. While the regulation of emissions, and our understanding of the sources and mechanisms involved in air quality move forwards, the overall situation may not, as control in some areas is counterbalanced by uncontrolled developments in others.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 (All day) - Wednesday, December 10, 2014 (All day)

Sensors 2014

New Materials and Developments in Sensor Technologies

18 June 2014 - The Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, UK

This is the sixth annual AAMG Conference concerning monitoring and analysis using sensor technologies. This conference will cover new materials and developments on sensor technologies with applications related to air and water quality; and biological monitoring.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 (All day)

ISOCS Short Course Winter 2014

Reactivity of solids, Kinetics, Catalysis, Definitions and Applications of Chemical Sensors

9-14 February 2014 - Les Houches - Chamonix Valley, France

Develop your knowledge on chemical sensors systems and applications at the ISOCS Short Course in Les Houches (Chamonix Valley), France.

The venue is the Ecole de Physique des Houches, located closed to the ski slopes, and in the valley of Chamonix offering a closed access to many famous ski resorts. The price (795 €) includes all accommodation (single room) and meals. Students will receive free ISOCS membership for 2014.

Les Houches is a village located in Chamonix valley, in the French Alps. Established in 1951, the Physics School is situated at 1150 m above sea level in natural surroundings, with breathtaking views on the Mont-Blanc mountain range.
Les Houches Physics School is affiliated with Université Joseph Fourier Grenoble I (UJF) and is funded by the UJF, the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and the Direction des Sciences de la Matière of Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique (CEA/DSM).

Registration is closed!

Sunday, February 9, 2014 - 10:00 - Friday, February 14, 2014 - 15:00

International School of Physics and Technology of Matter

Towards new frontiers of Smart Sensing and Integration: Materials, Technologies and Applications


Sunday, September 15, 2013 (All day) - Saturday, September 21, 2013 (All day)

1st International Workshop on Odor Spaces

Chemical Space - Sensory Space - Perceptual Space - Artificial Olfaction

4-7 September 2013 - Herrenhausen Palace, Hannover, Germany

The sense of smell plays an important role in everyday life, for example in food, beverages, perfume and hygiene. For many animals the sense of smell is their primary sense to experience their world. But still, we have no clear understanding of how odors are perceived.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 (All day) - Saturday, September 7, 2013 (All day)

ISOEN 2013

The ISOEN 2013 (15th International Symposium on Olfaction and Electronic Nose) will be held in Deagu, Korea on July 2-5, 2013.

ISOEN brings together experts in various fields, from biomedical, environmental, materials, energy engineering to artificial intelligent community to discuss the state of the art in olfaction and electronic nose and develop cutting edge research and technology in this field.

You are cordially invited to join first ISOEN conference in Asia and Korea Community of Olfaction at the ISOEN 2013.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 16:00 - Friday, July 5, 2013 - 16:00

Short Course Breath Analysis 2013 and LCaos Workshop

14 June 2013 - Saarbrücken/Wallerfangen, Germany

This short course is organized jointly with the LCAOS Workshop on Lung Cancer Detection with Sensor Arrays and run in conjunction with the Breath Analysis Summit 2013.

The Short Course explores chemical sensors in breath analysis provides and covers knowledge on chemical sensors, data analsis and breath analysis for lung cancer detection as well as established medical practices for lung cancer detection.
The main objective is to give an overview of the available technologies and current research with a focus on practical applicability and real life problems.
The short course is ideal for medical scientists, clinicians and industrialists who want to get a head start on chemical sensors in breath analysis, and for researchers and engineers who want to use their technology in lung cancer breath analysis.

Programme: isocs_short_course_breath_analysis_2013.pdf

Registration is closed!

Friday, June 14, 2013 (All day)

Breath Analysis Summit 2013

9 - 12 June 2013 - Saarbrücken/Wallerfangen, Germany

This summit is jointly organized by the International Association for Breath Research (IABR), Technical University Dortmund and Saarland University Medical Center and Saarland University Faculty of Medicine (UKS).
Sunday, June 9, 2013 (All day) - Wednesday, June 12, 2013 (All day)

ISOCS Short Course Winter 2013

Biosensors and Biomimetics: Inspired by Nature

15-20 March 2013 - Kühtai, Austria

The ISOCS Short Course Winter 2013 will be held in Kühtai, the highest ski resort in Austria just 30km west of Innsbruck.

The Short Course will cover fundamental concepts of biomimetics with a special focus on biosensors and their applications. An introduction to science of adapting designs from nature to solve technological problems will be supported with number of case studies including applications in olfactory biosensing, environmental monitoring, health care and robotics.

Registration is closed!

Friday, March 15, 2013 - 10:00 - Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 12:00

AISEM 2013 Conference

The AISEM 2013 Conference will be held in Brescia University and CNR Campus, on February 5-7, 2013.
The purpose of the AISEM conferences is to bring together researchers from academia, research institutes and industry involved in:
• sensors and actuators;
• materials and process technologies;
• control, data acquisition and signal conditioning;
• technical data processing and pattern recognition;
• microsystems, micromachines and innovative applications.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 (All day) - Thursday, February 7, 2013 (All day)

Nanosensor Technologies for Monitoring - materials and methods

Conference with Posters and Exhibition organised by the Automation and Analytical Management Group - Royal Society of Chemistry

This is the fourth annual AAMG conference on monitoring and analysis using sensor technologies. The conference follows the same format as in preceding years with presentations by invited speakers; however, the majority of papers and posters are presented by young researchers.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 09:15 - 17:00

Breath Analysis for Biomedicine and National Security: Sensor Design Issues and Strategies for Biomarker Discovery

As human breath analysis further develops as a multi-disciplinary field, it is clear that sensor development, instrumentation systems and algorithms play critical roles within this research area.

Sunday, October 28, 2012 - 00:00 - Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 18:00

ISOCS Short Course Summer 2012

Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology for Trace Level Detection

4-7 June 2012 - Tarragona, Spain

The Short Course will cover basic concepts of nanomaterials and Microsystems technologies for a successful integration in functional devices. It will review state of the art technology and methods for trace level detection. An introduction to growth and characterisation of nanostructures will deliver hands on experience.
Students may show their own results since a poster session will be organised. This will give an opportunity to build personal networks and meet active researchers, both from academia and industry, who are advancing in the field.

The Short Course is residential and the programme allows plenty of scope for networking with lecturers and attendees. Lectures take place in the morning and afternoon with the evenings free to network, consolidate their knowledge or enjoy the outdoors (Roman and Medieval Tarragona or its beaches).

The venue is the Science and Technology Campus of the University of Tarragona, and the price includes all accommodation, breakfast, coffee breaks and lunch.

Registration is closed!

Download the flyer: isocs_short_course_summer_2012_flyer.pdf (164kB)

Download the program: isocs_short_course_summer_2012_programme.pdf (472kB)

Downlad travel directions: isocs_course_summer_2012_practical_information.pdf (173kB)

Monday, June 4, 2012 (All day) - Thursday, June 7, 2012 (All day)

ISOCS Meeting at IMCS'2012 in Nuremberg

Dear ISOCS members,


Many of you are attending the International Meeting on Chemical Sensors in Nuremberg next week. We would like to take this opportunitty to get together and debate about the current status of ISOCS, future events, and overall strategy.

We have reserved a room for Tuesday at 15:30, Room Basel at the Nuremberg Convention Center Mitte next to the IMCS conference room Athen.

Topics of the agenda are:

  • Information about the short course "Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology for chemical trace detection" in Tarragona 4-7 June 2012.
  • Recap of ISOCS-IMCS meeting
  • Future events in USA-Asia-Europe
  • Status ISOEN'2013
  • Changes in ISOCS constitution
  • Open discussion 

Please due to the short notice, distribute this information among your contacts.

Santiago Marco

ISOCS President

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 15:30 - 17:30

IMCS 2012 - The 14th International Meeting on Chemical Sensors

20 - 23 May 2012 - Nürnberg/Nuremberg, Germany

The 14th International Meeting on Chemical Sensors (IMCS-14) is the world`s largest interdisciplinary forum on all aspects of chemical sensors encompassing physics, chemistry, materials science and engineering disciplines including biomedical engineering.

In 2012, IMCS-14 is held jointly with the world`s largest sensor fair, the SENSOR+TEST 2012 in Nürnberg/Nuremberg, Germany. The IMCS-14 is organized by the University of Bayreuth and Supported by the Association for Sensor Technology (AMA, DE).

Sunday, May 20, 2012 (All day) - Wednesday, May 23, 2012 (All day)

ISOCS Short Course Winter 2012

Data Analysis, Robotics and Mobile Applications of Chemical Sensors

12-17 January 2012 - Kühtai, Austria

The ISOCS Short Course Winter 2012 was held in Kühtai, the highest ski resort in Austria just 30km west of Innsbruck.

The school took place at Sporthotel Kühtai:

Download the flyer:  isocs_short_course_winter_2012_flyer.pdf (696kB) updated!

Download the program:  isocs_short_course_winter_2012_programme.pdf (370kB)

Lecture notes, pictures and videos are now available!

Thursday, January 12, 2012 - 17:00 - Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 12:00

Aquatic Monitoring: Sensors 2011

Monitoring the Aquatic Environment using Sensor Technologies

19 October 2011 - London, UK

Organised by the Automation and Analytical Management Group at the Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BA

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 09:00 - 18:00

Breath Analysis Summit 2011

International Conference on Breath Research

11-14 September 2011 - Parma, Italy

This summit is jointly organized by the International Association for Breath Research (IABR) and the University and Municipality of Parma.

Saturday, September 10, 2011 - 23:00 - Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 23:00

ECRO XXI Congress

The Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester, UK, Sept 7 -10, 2011

Conference Chairpersons: Prof. Krishna Persaud, Prof. Matthew Cobb

The 21st ECRO Congress hosted in Manchester UK, addresses research in the field of chemoreception, spanning all aspects from invertebrates to humans. The expected audience is formed by scientists, students, young researchers and industrialists from a wide variety of disciplines with interests in chemoreception.

The format of the congress includes oral presentations in the form of organised symposia,  thematically organised oral sessions of voluntary papers, as well as poster sessions. 

More information is available at:

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 08:00 - Saturday, September 10, 2011 - 17:00

4th Gospel Workshop: Gas sensors based on semiconducting metal oxides

Gas sensors based on semiconducting metal oxides: basic understanding & applications

6-7 June 2011 - Tübingen, Germany

Please register at:

Workshop organizers:

Nicolae Barsan(1), Kengo Shimanoe(2) and Udo Weimar(1)

1. University of Tübingen, Germany;   2. - Kyushu University, Japan

Sunday, June 5, 2011 - 23:00 - Monday, June 6, 2011 - 23:00

ISOEN 2011

ISOEN 2011 - International Symposium on Olfaction and Electronic Nose

Rockefeller University, New York City, USA, May 2 - 5, 2011

This event was organised by Dr Perena Gouma with the help of ECI.

The key themes of the conference were:

  • nanomedicine and selective chemo-sensing,
  • artificial olfaction in quality control
  • applications of sensor arrays in safety and defence.
    Monday, May 2, 2011 (All day) - Thursday, May 5, 2011 (All day)

1st EU Conference on Detection of Explosives

Avignon, France, March 14 -16, 2011

The European Commission has adopted an action plan on enhancing the security of Explosives.

In this context, a 1st International Conference EUCDE is organised in March 2011 to increase the exchanges between the actors involved in the detection of explosives.

The conference is dedicated to scientists, industrials and end users.

Monday, March 14, 2011 (All day) - Wednesday, March 16, 2011 (All day)

NEUROCHEM Workshop on Biologically Inspired Computation for Chemical Sensing: Barcelona, Spain, March 9-11, 2011

Barcelona, Spain,  March 9-11, 2011

Organized by the University of Barcelona (UB)  and the Institute for BioEngineering of Catalonia (IBEC).

The main goal of this workshop is to raise awareness of the ability of bioinspired signal processing methods to target real-world problems.

The focus of the workshop will be on signal processing techniques inspired on the olfactory system and on the computational models of the biological olfactory pathway.

Important dates:

Abstract submission deadline: January 31, 2011

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 (All day) - Friday, March 11, 2011 (All day)

SAS 2011 - IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium

We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the 2011 IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium.

2011 IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium
22-24 February 2011
Hyatt Regency San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Monday, February 21, 2011 - 22:00 - Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 22:00

IEEE The Ninth International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA 2010)

The Ninth International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA'10) will be held at Washington D.C., USA on
December 12-14, 2010.

The aim of the conference is to bring researchers working in the areas of machine learning and applications together. The conference will cover both theoretical and experimental research results. Submission of machine learning papers describing machine learning applications in fields like medicine, biology, industry, manufacturing, security, education, virtual environments, game playing and problem solving is strongly encouraged.

Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 06:00 - Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - 06:00

Conference Olfaction & Issues 2010

Modulation of Physiological Responses

4-5 November 2010 - Paris, France


Applications in the Pharmaceutical, Food & Cosmetic Industries

Last Advances & Directions



Session Themes


Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 23:00 - Friday, November 5, 2010 - 23:00

Exhaled Breath Analysis; From Sensors to Applications

General Announcement and Call for Abstracts

Exhaled Breath Analysis 

From Sensors to Applications

0ctober 24 - 29, 2010

Il Ciocco Hotel and International Conference Center

Barga, Italy

Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 23:00 - Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 23:00

Sensor Systems for Environmental Monitoring

The Royal Society of Chemistry, London, United Kingdom, October 14,  2010

Organised by the Automation and Analytical Management Group at The Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 - 23:00

SGS 2010

VII International Workshop on Semiconductor Gas Sensors

Kraków, Poland, September 12 - 16, 2010

organized by the European Centre of Excellence CESIS and the National Centre of Excellence NANOMET at the Institute of Electronics Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland under the auspices of the Polish Vacuum Society

Saturday, September 11, 2010 - 23:00 - Wednesday, September 15, 2010 - 23:00

IEEE World Conference on Computational Intelligence: Special Session on Artificial Olfaction and Touch

World Conference on Computational Intelligence, 

July 18-23, Centre de Convencions Internacional de Barcelona, BarcelonaSpain 

 Related Conference: International Joint Conference on Neural Networks 2010

Call for papers for Special Session

Computational Intelligence for Artificial Sensing: Olfaction and Touch


Sunday, July 18, 2010 (All day) - Friday, July 23, 2010 (All day)

5th International Symposium Percepnet: Olfative Perception: Emotion, Information and Education

Olfactory perception: emotion, information, education

Friday, July 2, 2010 - 08:00 - 19:00

International Workshop on Dynamical Olfaction, 30 June - 2 July, 2010, Brighton, UK

First call for Abstracts,First call for Abstracts, International Workshop on Dynamical
Olfaction, 30 June - 2 July, 2010, Brighton, UK

Animals are able to experience complexly structured plumes of
different combinations of chemicals as individual olfactory percepts.
It appears that the olfactory system utilizes rich temporal dynamics
to achieve this goal but exactly how is still an open challenge for

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 (All day) - Friday, July 2, 2010 (All day)

IMTeC 2010; First European Conference on Micro-Analysis

The exhibition Forum LABO & BIOTECH hosts this year

the first European Congress on Micro-Technologies: IMTeC.

Forum LABO & BIOTECH will take place from 1 to June 4, 2010 in Paris. IMTeC: 2nd and 3rd June.

For the 2010’ edition, the Interprofessional Committee of Laboratory Suppliers - /Comité Interprofessionnel des Fournisseurs du Laboratoir/, CIFL, the owner of this event, has decided to expand the supply of goods and services sector to the process sector in order to meet the changing demand within the profession, always seeking new ways and solutions to gain speed and productivity.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - 23:00 - Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 23:00

Sensor + Test 2010

The Sensor + Test 2010 is a trade show and conference covering the entire spectrum of measureing and testing system expertise.

Free admission passes are available via the website of JLM Innovation:

Monday, May 17, 2010 - 23:00 - Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 23:00

ISOCS / S3 Spring School 2010

MOX Semiconductors Gas Sensor Technology - From basics to application

Joint School of ISOCS and the S3 research project 10-14 May 2010 - Rimini, Italy

Registration is closed!

The venue is the Hotel Sporting in Rimini.

Download the flyer: Flyer_SpringSchool_Rimini.pdf (2.62MB)

Download the draft time table: Timetable_SpringSchool.pdf (432.46KB)

Monday, May 10, 2010 - 14:00 - Friday, May 14, 2010 - 13:00

ISOCS Winter School 2010

Smart Circuits, Systems and Micro-technologies for Chemical and Biological Sensing

25-30 March 2010 - Selva di Val Gardena, Italy

The ISOCS Winter School will be held in Selva di Val Gardena, in the middle of the well known skiing area Dolomiti Superski in Italy.


The school will take place at Hotel Oswald:

Download the flyer: ISOCS_Winter_School_2010_flyer.pdf (1.28MB)

Download the programme: ISOCS_Winter_School_programme_2010.pdf (432.46KB)

Thursday, March 25, 2010 (All day) - Tuesday, March 30, 2010 (All day)

EC Workshop on Infochemical Communication Technology

This workshop brings together researchers interested in the fields of molecular interaction & chemical communication at different levels of organisation in both biological and technological systems, i.e the development of new infochemical communication technologies.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 (All day) - Thursday, March 11, 2010 (All day)

ISOCS Summer School 2009

The first ISOCS Summer School was held in Barcelona from 28th September to 2nd October 2009.

School Organizer: Prof. Santiago Marco.


Flyer: programe_summer_school_2009_pagina_delantera_new.pdf (252.28 KB)

Programme: school_programme_isocs_2009.pdf (185,97 KB)

Monday, September 28, 2009 (All day) - Friday, October 2, 2009 (All day)

ISOCS Winter School 2009

The ISOCS Winter School 2009 was held from 1st to 6th February 2009 in Alpbach, Austria


Programme: ISOCS_Winter_School_programme.pdf (122.3KB)

Sunday, February 1, 2009 (All day) - Friday, February 6, 2009 (All day)

ISOCS Winter School 2009

Multivariate Data Anaylsis for Chemical Sensing

1-6 February 2009 - Alpbach, Austria

The ISOCS Winter School 2009 was held in the beautiful village Alpbach in Austria.

Isocs on Skis

Sunday, February 1, 2009 (All day) - Friday, February 6, 2009 (All day)