24 September 2015

Microbiology Water Testing Open Day

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SCI HQ

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Synopsis

This is an opportunity to talk with renowned specialists to discuss key issues in water testing and analysis. The day will feature presentations on some of the current key topics in water testing and provide opportunities for discussion.

 

Programme

Event Day

Event Section
09:30
Registration and Coffee Morning Chair: Julie E Russell, PHE
10:00
The Importance of Taking the Right Sample for the Management Process John Lindeman, Water Management Society
10:25
Methods, Quality Assurance and Meaning for Microbiological Water Testing Simon Cole, Wessex Water
10:50
The Value of UKAS Accreditation In Underpinning the Quality of Water Microbiological Tests John Abiss, UKAS
11:15
Coffee Break
11:40
ISO 11133 and Other Standards Melody Greenwood, Microtech Wessex
12:05
Use of MALDI-TOF as a Rapid and Robust Microbiological Confirmation Technique for Water and Food Analysis K. Clive Thompson, SCI Environment, Health and Safety Group and ALcontrol Laboratories
12:30
Discussion
12:45
Partnership for the Future Julie Russell and Fabian Wahl, PHE and Sigma-Aldrich
13:05
Lunch
14:15
Detecting the Sources of Environmental Legionella Outbreaks - the Story of the Tortoise and the Hare! Jimmy Walker, PHE
14:35
Reference Materials - an end user perspective Marilynne Harvey, PHE
14:55
CRMs from the Manufacturer Perspective Jvo Siegrist, Sigma-Aldrich
15:15
The Impact of Different Methods on Water Microbiology Results - As Seen from Proficiency Testing Results Nita Patel, PHE
15:35
Discussion
16:00
Close

Venue and Contact

SCI

SCI

14/15 Belgrave Square
London
SW1X 8PS

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Emma Thomas

Tel: 0207 598 1594

Email: communications@soci.org


Fees
The event is FREE of charge to registered attending participants, including a full lunch.

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Additional Info

Speakers

  • Julie E Russell, PHE
  • John Lindeman, Water Management Society
  • Simon Cole, Wessex Water
  • John Abbiss, UKAS
  • Melody Greenwood, Microtech Wessex
  • K. Clive Thompson, SCI Environment Health and Safety Group and ALcontrol Laboratories
  • Jimmy Walker, PHE
  • Marilyne Harvey, PHE
  • Jvo Siergist, Sigma-Aldrich
  • Nita Patel, PHE
Other partners include Sigma-Aldrich, Public Health England and the WMS, water management society.