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We conceptualize and moderate controversial panel discussions and facilitate workshops for conferences, businesses and cultural organizations on the following umbrella themes:

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Along these themes Scent Culture associates offer informative, educational and thought-provoking lectures & presentations.

Selection of Talks & Workshops: 

The science and magic of olfaction (10/16/2018) - The next exvent of the series “Arte in Azienda”  offers an exploration of the sense of smell at the Università della Svizzera italiana in Lugano next week. The aim is to get the community and students involved in a sensory experience that will call into question the meanings of smell in consumer culture, communication, and everyday...
“Mindblowing” Workshop on Smelling & Organizing at Tallinn #offegos2018 (6/20/2018) - The 4th Space, Creativity & Organizing Workshop was devoted to the senses – in particular to the sense of smell. 
Enchanting worlds (10/20/2017) - It was the social theorist Max Weber who identified progressive disenchantment as an underlying process of modernity. More recently, this creed of modern thinking has increasingly been challenged. Thus, enchantment often evokes the sublime and refers to an aura of authentic presence. Moreover, enchantment has been used as an analytical lense to look at consumer...
Indie Perfume: Disruption and Dissent (6/26/2017) - The Perfumer’s Studio at Los Angeles hosted a talk & discussion with Claus Noppeney entitled: “Indie Perfume: Disruption and Dissent”.
How to remain creative in artistic perfumery? – Panel at Esxence 2017 (3/22/2017) - Bodo Kubartz and Claus Noppeney organized and facilitated the session “Staying ahead: how to remain creative in today’s competitive niche perfumery.” The abstract set the stage: “Over the last couple of years, the niche perfume segment has become increasingly competitive. What are the challenges that niche perfumery is facing today? What are the opportunities to stay ahead of...
Scent Masquerade: Gendering your Nose (3/12/2017) - Do you remember the commercials that promote deodorants and openly appeal to sexist phantasies? Women are drawn in hordes to any male who has sprayed himself liberally with the deodorant – the “Axe effect”. The commercials have been known as the world’s sexist advertising campaign for many years.  

Our Commitment

Our contributions inform, inspire & empower.  Our talks & workshops are based on cutting edge research and sound analysis. Have a look at some recent feedbacks:

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We are passionate about our work and build on a broad professional experience in culture, academia and consulting.

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Please contact us to find out more about a potential workshop, talk or keynote presentation in your organization or setting. If there are other topics you are interested in, please get in touch. We are always interested to hear about new questions!