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Latest Advances in the Analysis of Complex Environmental Matrices

22 February 2019 09:15-16:35, London, United Kingdom

Latest Advances in the Analysis of Complex Environmental Matrices
The meeting highlights advances in the analysis of complex environmental matrices (soils and sediments, water and air) by GC, HPLC and MS and also the use of cheminformatics

9.00 Registration and coffee
9.40 Opening and welcome                                                                                                
Dr Roger Reeve (RSC Environmental  Chemistry Group, UK)

9.45 Mixing high-resolution chemical analysis and machine learning in ecototxicology for aquatic invertebrates
Dr Leon Barron (King's College, London, UK)

10.15 Enhanced confidence in river water quality monitoring using passive sampling and GC×GC-TOF-MS with Tandem Ionisation
Mr Anthony Buchanan (SepSolve Analytical Ltd, UK)

10.45 Coffee break

Session Chair  Dr Lee Williams (University of Sunderland, Sunderland UK)

11.15 Micro- and nanoplastic pollution of freshwater and wastewater treatment systems
Dr Caroline Gauchotte Lindsay (University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK)

11.45 Exploring the advantages of automated Sample Preparation and GC-TOF for SVOC and Pesticide Analysis in Environmental Waters
Dr John Quick (ALS Environmental, UK)

12.15 Keynote Lecture
Environmental Cheminformatics to Identify Unknown Chemicals and their Effects

Dr Emma Schymanki (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)

1.00 Lunchbreak and vendors exhibition

Session chair Prof. Graham Mills (University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK)

2.15 Temporal and spatial variation in pharmaceutical concentrations in an urban river system
Prof. Alistair B.A. Boxall (University of York, York, UK)

3.00 GC-ToF-MS for remote monitoring - Cape Verde Atmospheric Observatory (CVAO)
Dr Katie Read (University of York, York, UK)

3.30 Liquid chromatography/quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry screening of polar pollutants sequestered by passive sampling devices at the river catchment scale
Prof Gary Fones (University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK)

4.00 Use of ion chromatography with mass spectrometry for the measurement of problematic herbicides in water
Ms Wai-Chi Man (Thermo Fisher Scientific, Hemel Hempstead, UK)

4.30 Final questions and meeting close
Dr Lee Williams (Univerisity of Sunderland, Sunderland, UK)

RSC Members £90.00 (and of BMSS or Chromatographic Society)
Non-members £120.00
Students RSC members, retired members and unwaged £25.00,
Students non-members £35.00
Sponsorship & supporting organisations
The Royal Society of Chemistry

Science Suite, The Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BA, United Kingdom

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