Arrangements have been made to hold the EFASIG2019 meeting at Manchester Metropolitan University on Wednesday, July 17, 2019.  Dr David Megson, Department of Chemistry and Environment Forensics, is the local organiser.  

The themes are:

  • Environmental Forensics
  • Non-targeted Analysis
  • General applications
    • Environmental Matrix Analysis.
    • Chemical Contaminant Migration into Food.

The keynote speaker confirmed  is:

  • Dr Steve Mudge, Norwegian Institute for Air Research, and Chair of the International Network of Environmental Forensics (INEF).)

      General title: Non-targeted Analysis

EFASIG2019 Scientific Provisional Programme, July 17, 2019

John Dalton Building, MMU, Chester Street, Manchester

09.30 - 10.00 Registration & Coffee

Session 1A. Non-targeted Analysis and Forensic Analysis

10.00 Keynote 1

Dr Steve Mudge, Norwegian Institute for Air Research, and Chair of the International Network of Environmental

Forensics (INEF)   

General title: Non-targeted Analysis

10.30 Dr Robert Bradshaw, Lecturer in Analytical Science, Centre for Mass Spectrometry Imaging, Biomolecular

Sciences Research Centre, Sheffield Hallam University

Food contamination from plastic packaging

10.50 Scott Campbell, Spectral Works, Runcorn

Automated comparison of Coffee Samples by GC-MS using AnalyzerPro®

11.10 Coffee break

Session 1B Fingerprinting, Compound Identification and Non-targeted Analysis

11.30 Dr Sean Comber, Reader in Environmental Chemistry, Plymouth University

Fingerprinting of pharmaceuticals in order to identify potential sources within a polluted river system

12.00 Rhys Jones, Senior Research Scientist, Waters Corporation

Use of Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionisation Gas Chromatography for Compound Identification

12.20 Dr Caroline Gauchotte-Lindsay, Lecturer in Environmental Engineering, University of Glasgow

Non-targeted analysis of organic contaminants in complex environmental matrices: from sampling to data integration

12.40 Lunch,Posters and Exhibition

Exhibitors: ATG Scientific, Bruker Daltonics, Cole Parmer, KRSS, Mass Tech Solutions, Shimadzu, Thermofisher Scientific, Waters Corporation

Session 2A Food & Environmental Analysis and Non-targeted Analysis

14.00 Keynote 2 Emerging Future Leader

Speaker TBC

14.30 Dr Ashley Sage, AB Sciex, Warrington,

Robust and sensitive method for the direct analysis of polar pesticides in food and environmental samples by LC-MS/MS

14.50 

Neville Llewellyn, Thermo Fisher Scientific

The role of the Orbitrap and Triple-Quad in Quantitative and Qualitative environmental and food analysis: Overview of solutions EU Water Framework Directive (WFD); Forensic data-mining using Compound Discoverer; and rapid semi/quantitative analysis using PaperSpray.

15.10 Alan Griffiths, Leco Instruments UK, Hazel Grove

Utilising GCxGC to Increase Analyte Identification and Confidence in Non-Target Analysis

15.30 Tea break

Session 2B Environmental Analysis including Software and Automation

15,50 Bob Galvin, Bruker Daltonics, Coventry

Combination of targeted and non-targeted workflows for the identification of pollutants in river water using passive sampling method

16.10 Mark Barrow, University of Warwick

KairosMS: Processing of hyphenated ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry data

 

16.30 Kathy Ridway, Anatune, Cambridge

Automation of OCP analysis in water

16.50 Andrew Baker or colleague, Advion, Nottingham

TBA

17.10 Dr Leon Peters, University of Birmingham

Multi Residue High Resolution Accurate Mass (HRAM) Methods for the determination of Ultra-Trace level GC Amenable Environmental Contaminants: Temporal Relationships Revealed in Dated UK Freshwater Sediment Cores

17.30 Closing Remarks Dr David Megson, MMU

Registration and Abstract Submission

Registration can now be processed on line at www.bmss.org.uk by visiting EFASIG2019 webpage for which the link is: https://www.bmss.org.uk/meeting-booking/environmental-and-food-analysis-sig-meeting/

Abstracts can also submitted on line, for which the link is:

https://www.bmss.org.uk/abstracts/efasig-abstract-submission/

Exhibitor Booking

Exhibitor booking is available on line via the link:

https://www.bmss.org.uk/meeting-booking/efasig-exhibitor-booking/

For general enquiries and to express an interest in presenting an oral or poster, emails should be addressed to David Megson, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Peter Baugh, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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Please note that the early bird registration deadline has been extended to June 11, 2019.