Book Your Place at the Microbiology Water Testing Open Day

3 Sept 2015

The SCI Environment, Health and Safety Group will be holding a Microbiology Water Testing Open Day on 24 September. The event will be held in partnership with Sigma-Aldrich, Public Health England, the RSC Water Science Forum and the Water Management Society.

This will be 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.

SCI Environment Health and Safety Committee Member and Trustee, Prof Clive Thompson, will be speaking on the use of MALDI-TOF as a rapid and robust microbiological confirmation technique for water and food analysis. Other speakers include John Lindeman (Water Management Society) who will speak on the importance of taking the right sample for the management process; Simon Cole (Wessex Water) who will explain the methods, quality assurance and meaning for microbiological water testing and Jimmy Walker (Public Health England) who will talk about how to detect the sources of environmental Legionella outbreaks. Melody Greenwood (Microtech Wessex) will give an overview of ISO 11133 (Microbiology of food, Animal feed and water - preparation, production, storage and Performance testing of culture media) as well as other standards.

We are pleased to announce that this event is free of charge to registered attendees and includes lunch and refreshments.

Please click on the link below for details of the full programme and how to book.

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