New applications of proven technologies

Facilitator: Ben Payami – Measurement SIG Chair

Time: 1 pm– 3 pm AEST

Measurement is a dynamic field with changes in technology advancing the field at a rapid rate.  However existing tools, with proven value, continue to offer solutions for air quality monitoring applications.  In this AIR TALK the Measurement SIG will examine the application of proven technologies in new areas.

No.Presentation TitleSpeaker
1SIFT-MS A new air quality monitoring technique for real-time detection of volatile compounds. View abstract.Dr Vaughan Langford Principal Scientist, Syft Technologies, New Zealand
2Pollution source apportionment using combined elemental and real time particulate matter measurement. View abstract.Erika Matsumoto, Senior First Class Radiation Protection Supervisor, Engineer, Process and Environmental Instruments, R&D Department, HORIBA, Japan

Principal Scientist, Syft Technologies, New Zealand

Vaughan joined Syft Technologies in 2002 after completing his PhD in Physical Chemistry at the University of Canterbury, and post-doctoral fellowships at the Universities of Geneva, Western Australia, and Canterbury. With an extensive background in diverse applications of SIFT-MS – including environmental and odour monitoring – he provides advanced applications support to SIFT-MS users globally.

Process & Environmental Instruments R&D Department, HORIBA, Japan

Having experienced development of ambient pollution monitor, especially Continuous Particulate Monitor with X-ray Fluorescence PX-375, currently doing application development specialist of PX-375. Also experienced development of environmental radiation monitor in her career.


In consideration of the international Coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having economically, CASANZ has reduced the AIR TALKS 2020 original pricing by up to 30%, to support our members and the wider air quality and environment community.

AIR TALKS 2020 SPECIAL PRICINGStandard RegistrationCASANZ MemberCorporate MemberRetired/Student Member
Full Event (all 8 AIR TALKS)A$250A$175A$560A$85
Single Event (1 AIR TALK )A$75A$50A$160A$25

Corporate allows for up to 4 individuals.
No further discounts apply. All prices include GST. New Zealand Members can pay in NZ$.

Full event attracts 8 CAQP CPD points or 1 point per AIR TALK.



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