PFAS - Forever Chemical, Global Risks & Response

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PFAS - Forever Chemical, Global Risks & Response
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Thu 27 February 2020
Thursday 27 February 2020
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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You’re invited to attend the upcoming guest speaker presentation ‘PFAS – Forever Chemical, Global Risks and Response’ by Dr Jimmy Seow PhD, hosted by ChemCentre.

Dr Seow is a highly experienced expert in PFAS and Firefighting Foam, Chemical and Industrial Fire Pollutants, and HSE Risk Management. Hear the latest:

  • PFAS health and environmental impact studies 
  • Policy and regulations from across the globe
  • Our current knowledge gaps
  • New technology for PFAS removal

About Dr Seow:

Dr Jimmy Seow, ENVIRON Pty Ltd, has more than 30 years’ working experience in industry, government and research. He was formerly Manager for Pollution Response WA Department of Water and Environmental Regulation 15 years responsible for state-wide 24/7 365 day response to Hazmat, Chemical and Pollution Incidents and Emergencies, and former member three WA state Emergency Management Committees for Hazmat, CBRN and Marine Oil Spill.  Dr Seow is also a subject matter expert on PFAS and Firefighting Foam, Chemical and Industrial Fire Pollutants, and HSE Risk Management. He is currently advising two Australian companies on PFAS technology and business and a member of an international PFAS subject matter experts’ group from the US, Canada, UK and the EU.  Dr Seow has also published several papers and reports on PFAS and firefighting foam and presented on PFAS and firefighting foam various forums in Australia and overseas.  Dr Seow is also an Adjunct Professor at Curtin University and Murdoch University for PFAS research, and former Adjunct Associate Professor at Curtin for Hazmat Management and Response teaching and development and Research Fellow HELP University Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.  His previous career included Government, Environmental Technology and Management, Oil & Gas and Mining, IT and Technology, and Business Facilitation and Development.

  

 


FAQs

Where is the presentation located?

ChemCentre is located on the corner of Manning Road and Townsing Drive at the Bentley, Curtin University campus in the Resources and Chemistry Precinct.

Use your preferred online map to direct you to ChemCentre to easily locate the Resources and Chemistry Precinct.

The Exhibition Space can be found on the ground floor of the Resources and Chemistry Precinct.

What are my parking options?

Paid visitor parking (blue bays) is available immediately out the front of ChemCentre. Parking is $3.50 per hour and payable at the machine.

Additional bays (yellow and green) are available at a reduced price ($5 per day) however these require payment via the Cellopark app. Please download the app and set up an account prior to parking.

Parking without payment may result in an infringement being issued by Curtin University.

Do I need to register/RSVP through Eventbrite?

Yes -  this event is free of charge but registering to attend is required as seats are limited.

Do I need to print my registration confirmation from Eventbrite?

No.

Still have questions?

Please contact communications@chemcentre.wa.gov.au

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