16th Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium

Connecting Sense and Minds

August 17-21, 2025 | Philadelphia, USA

At the heart of Sensory & Consumer Science stands collaboration – integrating approaches and findings from different disciplines, working across functional areas, and connecting across borders, time zones, and cultures.

This collaborative mindset sits at the center of our discipline, to truly understand sensory perception, gain consumer insights, and to deliver impactful results.

We invite you to join us in 2025 for the 16th Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium - Connecting Senses & Minds!

Topics include

  • SCS with ‘Artisan’ experts
  • Non-food sensory & consumer science
  • Sensometrics & data science
  • Understudied populations
  • Sensory methodology
  • Fundamentals of human perception
  • Texture perception and food oral processing
  • Intersection of health and sensory consumer science
  • Human machine interface

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Conference Chairs

Plenary speakers

  • Jianshe Chen, A*Star, Singapore
    Emma Feeney, University College Dublin, Ireland
    John Hayes, Penn State, USA
    Asifa Majid, University of Oxford, UK
    Carolyn Ross, Washington State University, USA
    Qian Janice Wang, University of Copenhagen, Denmark


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