WWEM 2021 - Water Analysis Conference Programme


Day 1 - 13th October 2021

Time Presentation Speaker Bio Company
Session 1: Covid
09:30 Near-source monitoring of COVID-19 in school and prison wastewater Isobel Stanton Isobel Stanton UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
09:55 Paper-based device for rapid and on-site wastewater surveillance Zhugen Yang Zhugen Yang Cranfield University
10:20 Automated wet chemical analysis for wastewater surveillance of COVID19James Hannan James Hannan Thermo Fisher Scientific
10:45 Discussion
Coffee (11:00-11:30)
Session 2: Microplastics
11:30 Detection of microplastics in the water treatment process: Considerations for sampling, processing, analytical methods and reporting microplastic occurrence in increasingly complex media Richard Cross Richard Cross UKCEH
11:55 Microplastics in aquatic environments and health Fay Couceiro Fay Couceiro University of Portsmouth
12:20 Tracking plastic particles by labelling the carbon back bone using radioisotopes Maya Al-Sid-Cheikh Fay Couceiro University of Surrey
12:45 Discussion
Lunch (13:00-13:40)
Session 3: PFAS
13:40 Understanding fate and transport of PFAS to develop effective conceptual site models Ian Ross Ian ross Tetra Tech
14:05 Latest approaches to PFAS analysis Geraint Williams Geraint Williams ALS
14:30 Automated Sample Preparation for Determination of Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances PFAS in drinking water according to USEPA 537.1 and European Regulation Angelika Koepf Angelika Koepf LCTech GmbH
14:55 Discussion
Wrap up (15:10-15:30)

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Supporting Partners and Associations

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