Monthly RACI Vic HS&E Group info sharing meetings
This monthly RACI group is typically composed of about 10-12 chemists, chemical engineers, OHS&E scientists and others interested in chemicals and their HS&E effects.
You do not have to be a member of the RACI to initially participate in the RACI Vic HS&E Group.
The next meetings in 2018 are on Tues 28th Aug 2018 and then on Tues 25th Sept 2018 at the Limerick Arms Hotel, cnr Park St & Clarendon St in South Melbourne (a new location).
Bimonthly Dangerous Goods Advisory Group
meets in Melbourne 6 times a year starting in early February and ending in late November.
The 5th 2018 meeting is on Wednesday 3rd October 2018 at the Sandridge Centre Trugo Club Community Room, Port Melbourne.
The 6th 2018 meeting is on Wednesday 1st August 2018 at the MFB Burnley Complex.
It is convened and chaired by Jeff Simpson. For Details email Jeff.Simpson@haztech.com.au
The Chemical Hazard Communication Network
meets in Melbourne twice yearly (or as needed).
The last 2018 meeting is on Wed 12th Sept 2018
At the Sandridge Centre Trugo Club Community Room
1 Tucker Avenue, Port Melbourne (Garden City part)
(Enter along Clark St which turns into Tucker Av, from Graham St)
Melways reference is Map 56 K2 (or 2J A4).
It is chaired and co-convened by Richard Greenwood and and co-convened by Jeff Simpson.
There is also an email list that interested chemical hazard communication workers are welcome to join.
Conferences, Seminars and Workshops
AIDGC-FPAA HAZMAT Conference, 20-21 Sept 2018, Sydney
The AIDGC Annual Conference and the FPAA Hazmat Stream have been combined together, with the AIDGC organising the speakers.
Held at Park Royal (Darling Harbour) Hotel in Sydney.
Cost $695 2 days; $355 1 day. AIDGC Members should book via the AIDGC system.
For details go to: https://fpaaust.eventsair.com/hazmat-2018/
Program: Conference Speakers & Topics. Registration (preferably by late Aug 2017):
ACTRA Forum: Particulates, 26-28 Sept 2018 WA
Call for Abstracts – Deadline 29 June 2018
Although topics directly related to the Annual Scientific Meeting theme What’s the Matter? Toxicity and Health Effects of Particulates – Size or Composition are preferred, abstracts relating to or dealing with toxicology and/or risk assessment are most welcome. Download the Call for Abstracts Flyer here.
Registration Early Bird $990 by 10 Aug 18. ASM Flyer
30 Sept – 3 Oct 2018, Queenstown, New Zealand
The theme for 2018 is Chemical Engineering in Australasia.
There are 5 simultaneous presentation streams
Draft Program: https://www.chemeca2018.org/s/Chemeca-2018-programme-31-July-ppta.pdf (10 page pdf)
Ecoforum & PFAS Summit, 2-4 Oct 2018, Sydney
Ecoforum 2 day conference $1500; PFAS 1 day Summit $600.
M: 0490 802 518, W: 02 4885 1136 or 1300 789 719
Fundamentals of Process Safety, Oct 2018, Melb
Melbourne, 15-19 Oct, 2018: Will benefit staff at all levels in an organisation keen to develop or improve their knowledge of process safety, hazards, risk and their management.
Cost: Non-Members $3990, IChemE Members $3465.
Email: email@example.com, ph: 03-9642-4494
From: www.icheme.org and search on “Melbourne”
HAZOP Leadership & Mgmt , 30 Oct – 1 Nov 2018, Perth
Perth, 30 Oct – 1 Nov, 2018: Explores best practice in HAZOP Leadership and Management. Learn about the application of the technique and how to plan and manage study programmes more effectively. Learn how best to lead study teams to ensure maximum effectiveness and successful project execution.
Cost: Non-Members $3990, IChemE Members $3465. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, ph: 03-9642-4494
From: www.icheme.org and search on “Perth”
LABCON 2018, Tues 20th – Fri 23rd Nov 2018, Melb
Conference specifically for Laboratory Technicians organised by the Laboratory Technicians’ Association of Victoria.
Cost (non-member): $435 for 2 days (W&Th) including Dinner.
Tues & Fri Workshops: $97 each
AIOH 2018 Conference, 1-5 Dec 2018, Melbourne
Occupational Hygiene: Challenges, Opportunities & Solutions.
The Occupational Hygiene profession is being challenged by a changing workplace base, new technologies and a more holistic approach to workers’ health. Registrations open soon.