A meeting was successfully held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at The Auditorium, BAT R & D, Southampton, SO15 8TL, hosted by Dr Chris.Wright.

The final meeting details are summarised below:

EFASIG2017 Meeting, July 19, 2017

Aims To highlight and focus on recent advances in the innovations of chromatography-mass spectrometry applied to environmental & food matrix analysis.

Meeting Summary and Details 

Keynote Speakers

10.00. Prof. Steve Rowland, University of Plymouth, Session 1

Isolation, characteristation, environmental occurrence and toxicity of polar fractions from crude oils

14.00. Dr Michael Wilde, University of Leicester, Early Career Researcher,         Session 2

Real time analysis and multi-dimensional separations: Geochemical and medical applications.

Participating Speakers

10.30. Aaron Parker, SepSolve, Dual-channel GC×GC-FID for routine TPH Analysis.

10.50. Chris Hopley, LGC, The role of mass spectrometry in Government Chemist referee cases.

11.10 - 11.30 coffee break

11.30. Jim Reynolds, Loughborough University, The use and application of the Advion expression compact mass spectrometer (CMS) in the field of food and environmental science.

11.50. Sonja Grosshauser, RSSL, Introduction to PTR-MS

12.15 - 12.35. Bryan White, Agilent, The transforming the GC/MS experience.

12.35 - 12.55. Ben Baars, VUV Analytics, The analysis of food and beverages by GC-VUV

12.55 - 14.00 lunch, posters and exhibition

14.00 Keynote 2. Dr Michael Wilde

14.30. John Thompson, University of Birmingham, Robust compositional date analysis methods applied to multi variate analyses in environmental and food samples

14.50. Justin Frosina, BAT R & D, Vapeomics

 15.10.  Dan Carrier, Anatune, SPE and Twister to enhance heptachlor and heptachlor epoxide (pg/l) from water using GC-QTOF in NCI mode.

15.30 - 15.50 Tea

15.50. Kevin Fernandes, Imspex, Applications of GC/IMS for food and environmental samples.

16.15. Caroline Gauchotte-Lindsay, University of Glasgow, Simplified pressurised liquid extraction of coal tar contaminated samples for carbon

and stable isotope analysis of PAHs

16.35. Peter J Baugh and Chris Wright,  A Brief History of Environmental Mass Spectrometry, 1997-2017, embracing EMSSIG and EFASIG

16.45. Closing Discussion

Posters submitted: Laura McGregor (1), John Moncur (1), John Thompson (2)

Exhibitors: Agilent (Richard De La Haye), Imspex (Kevin Fernandes), Kinesis (Alison Cleeve), Sepsolv (Bob Green), Shimadzu ( Chris. Titman), Spectralworks (John Moncur), ThamesRestek (Russell Howarth)

 

The final version of the programme/abstracts doc can be downloaded here. BMSS_A4_version2.pdf

The organisers fully appreciated your support and attendance.

Chris Wright This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Website for general information and details:www.bmss.org.uk