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Monday 24 July

Room Plenary Hall 2-3
8:30 8.30am: Opening Ceremony
Dr Alan Finkel
Chief Scientist, Australia
9:15 9.15am: Plenary
Professor Andrew B. Holmes
Australian Academy of Science, Australia
10:20 Morning tea (25 mins)
Room Room 102
10:45 RACI Health Safety and Environment (HSE) Division Opening Ceremony
11:10 Conference Plenary
Andrew Hopkins
12:00 Lunch Break - 60min
Room Room 102
13:00 Chemistry and Land Use in Planning
Nigel Cann
13:30 Trends in the Agricultural Use of Phosphine
Robert Ryan
13:45 Risk Assesment of Farmers in Vietnam after exposure to Chlorphrifos
Des Connell
14:00 Who is in the best position to provide labatotary safety training
Lisa Stevens
14:15 Sulfur polymers for the environment, agriculture and human health
Justin Chalker
14:30 Future bio refinereies throught intergrated chemical and biological technologies
Jianjun Fan
14:45 Time Release Study of Fertilizers from Biodegradable
Joshua McErlean
15:00 Coffee break
Room Plenary Hall 2-3
15:25 GSC8 Conference Plenary (GCP-3)
(Joint session with CHEMECA, GSC8 and HSE)

Paul Anastas
Room Plenary Hall 2-3
17:00 5pm: Plenary
Professor Molly Stevens
Imperial College of London, UK

Tuesday 25 July

Room Plenary Hall 2-3
8:30 8:30am: Plenary
Professor Frances Arnold
Californian Institute of Technology, USA
Travel time 5 min
Room Room 102
9:30 US lab safety and current unknowns: a journalist’s perspective.
Rebecca Trager
10:00 What don't I kow about process Safety in my Facility
Trish Kerin
10:35 Morning tea (25 mins)
Room Room 102
11:00 Speciation and Risk Assessment of toxic metals in tail mines
Shaojin Chen
11:15 Case study: Ceramic Non-stick Development
Christopher Phillips
11:30 Parkinsons disease - Shifting tetics to environmental factors
Nicole Ball
11:45 Quantitative Structure Relations approaches in Australian chemicals
Anna Cruz
12:00 Correlation of Disolved Atmospheric Co2 of ocean and sea barriers
Minyoung Choi
12:15 Case Study - Incompetent Staff poor chemical management
Neale Jackson
12:30 Lunch (60 mins)
Room Room 208
14:00 Future of Chemical Engineering Forum
(Joint session with CHEMECA)
15:15 Coffee break (25 mins)
Room Room 102
15:40 Risk and Uncertainty: promoting better safety decision making
Jan Hayes
16:10 Case Study Artifical Turf - Environmental Friend Hand Safety Foe
Lisa Stevens
16:25 Waste reduction through energy recovery paper
Rhys Tucker
  Travel time (5 mins)
Room Plenary Hall 2-3
17:00 5pm: Plenary
Dr Laura Kiessling
University of Wisconsin, USA

Thursday 27 July

Room Plenary Hall 2-3
8:30 8:30am: Plenary
Professor Oliver Einsle
Spemann Graduate School of Biology and Medicine
Freiburg, Germany
9:40 Site visits to
Racing Analytical Services
Room Plenary Hall 2-3
17:00 5pm: Plenary
Dr Alexander Makarov
Thermo Fisher Scientific Bremen, Germany

Friday 28 July

Room Plenary Hall 2-3
8:30 8:30am: Plenary
Professor Nieng Yan
Tsinghua University, China
Room Room 102
9:35 Chemical Controls of Marine Emissions in Pearl River Delta Region
Peter Louie
10:05 Challenges in Industrial Chemical Regulation
Kristal Jackson
10:20 Role of Chemistry in Regulating agricultureal and vet chemicals
George Liang
10:35 Coffee break (25 mins)
11:00 Regulatory Session
Dr Jeff Davis
11:20 Dr Peter Louie - EPA Hong Kong SAR Government, China
Rebecca Trager Chemistry World TBC
Nicole Wilkinson - Therapeutic Goods Administration
Dusanka Sabic - Regulatory Reform Director Accord Australasia
Richard Greenwood - RG Chemical Safety
12:30 Acute toxicity classification under GHS and dangerous goods
Adrian Thomas
12:45 Safety first culture in Australian laboratories
Angelica Vecchio Sadus
13:00 HSE Close
Room Plenary Hall 2-3
17:00 5pm: Plenary
Professor Robert Grubbs
Californian Institute of Technology, USA