We’ll be online at Ozwater

April 14, 2021

No matter where you are in the world you can purchase an Ozwater online pass to hear more about the incredible work being conducted around Australia and internationally on sewage surveillance for SARS-CoV-2.

Water Research Australia’s two 90-minute panel sessions at Ozwater ’21, Next-Gen Wastewater-based Epidemiology | ColoSSoS and Beyond, will be available to access virtually as part of the Ozwater online program.

Session 1 (Tuesday 4th May) will highlight the sewage sampling research, including passive sampling, genomic sequencing and interlaboratory trials with a panel of guest speakers, including:

  • Karen Rouse, CEO | Water Research Australia
  • Dr Nick Crosbie, Recycled Water & IWM Research Manager | Melbourne Water
  • Dr Dan Deere, ColoSSoS Project Manager | Water Futures
  • Dr Kate Griffiths, Senior Molecular Biologist | National Measurement Institute
  • Assoc Prof Aaron Jex | Walter and Eliza Hall Institute for Medical Research
  • Dr Kelly Hill, ColoSSoS Project Director | Water Research Australia

Session 2 (Wednesday 5th May) will highlight how the collaboration and research has been implemented and adopted by industry, as well as capability building both nationally and internationally, with discussion focussed on industry impact and future application of WBE with a panel of guest speakers, including:

  • Dr Kaye Power, Principal Strategic Public Health Advisor | Sydney Water
  • Dr Alex Keegan, Manager Catchments, Wastewater and Environmental Sciences | SA Water
  • Dr Monica Nolan, Epidemiologist Lead: Wastewater Surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 | Victorian Government Department of Health
  • Paul Smith, Head of International and Industry Programs | Australian Water Association
  • Dr Dan Deere, ColoSSoS Project Manager | Water Future
  • Dr Kelly Hill, ColoSSoS Project Director | Water Research Australia

To register for Ozwater ’21 and view the full terms and conditions set by the event host, Australian Water Association, please click here.

 

Read more about our ColoSSoS panel sessions

 

Read more about WaterRA's Ozwater '21 highlights