Keynote Sessions


Opening Ceremony

Sin-Hyeog Im

Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), ImmunoBiome Inc. 

Republic of Korea

8.00 - 8.05

Early Life Gut Microbiome in the Development of Atopic Dermatitis

Soo-Jong Hong

Childhood Asthma and Atopy Center, University of Ulsan,

Republic of Korea

8.05 - 8.30

Functional Analysis of Gut Microbiota and Immunoinflammation in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders 

Vincenzo Cesi

Division of Health Protection Technologies, ENEA


8.30 - 9.00

The Diet – Exercise - Gut Microbiome Paradigm

Orla O'Sulivan

Food Bioscience Department, Teagasc Food Research Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co, Cork.


9.00 - 9.30


Personalised Probiotics Therapy for Gut Microbiome Modulation: Practical Applications

Petr Ryšávka

Medi Pharma Vision

Czech Republic

10.30 - 11.00



10.00 - 10.30

Personalized Probiotics from the Host: the Case of the Human Vaginal Commensal Lactobacillus Crispatus

Remco Kort

Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam


11.00 - 11.30

Modulation of Host Immunity by Rationally Selected Probiotics: Structue-Function Correlation of Capsular Polysaccharides

Sin-Hyeog Im

11.30 - 12.00

Using Personalized Metabolomics to Test the Health of the Gut Microbiome

Erika Ebbel Angle

Ixcela, USA

12.00 - 12.30

Psychobiotics in the Mitigation of Symptoms of Major Depressive Disorder

Thomas A. Tompkins

Lallemand - IPC Gold Partner

Research Director, Rosell Institute from Microbiome and Probiotics, Lallemand Health Solutions inc.


12.30 - 13.00


13.00 - 13.30


Lactobacillus Taxonomy Change: Why?, Benefits?, Consequences!

Bruno Pot

Yakult Europe, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, PRI president


13.30 - 14.00


Clarification on Terminologies and Respective Regulatory Status - Where do Pharmabiotics Fall?

Magali Cordaillat Simmons

Pharmabiotic Research Institute 

Auvergne, France

14.00 - 14.30

Vitamin Producing Lactic Acid Bacteria, Novel Uses

Jean Guy LeBlanc


14.30 - 15.00

Synbiotic Match-making Using Lactiplantibacillus plantarum

Michiel Kleerebezem

Wageningen UR, Animal Sciences, Host Microbiome Interactomics


15.00 - 15.30


Soo-Jong Hong

15.30 - 16.00

Animal Probiotics: Bigger, Better, and Much More…

Michael Chikindas

Rutgers University

New Jersey, USA

16.00 - 16.30

WORKSHOP: Early Life Gut Microbiome in the Development of Atopic Dermatitis

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16.00 - 16.30

Challenges in the Management of SARS-CoV2 Infection: The Role of Oral Bacteriotherapy as Complementary Therapeutic Strategy to Avoid the Progression of COVID-19

Claudio De Simone

University of L'Aquila, Italy

16.30 - 17.00

Probiotic Propionibacterium freudenreichii Mitigates Inflammation (Colitis, Mucositis) In Vivo and In Vitro: Surface Proteins SlpB and Extracellular Vesicles Involved

Gwénaël Jan

French National Institute for Agriculture, Food, and Environment (INRAE)


17.00 - 17.30


The Importance of Gut Health in Poultry

Richard Bailey

Poultry Health Scientist

Aviagen, UK

17.30 - 18.00


Closing Ceremony

Alojz Bomba