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Legionella Safety Symposium

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

About this event

Legionnaires’ disease caused by Legionella bacteria can be life-threatening for people with chronic lung disorders, Immunocompromised, Cancer patients, aged 50 years or over, etc. This can be easily spread from water & soil. It can spread from mist, water droplets, and A/C units in the building.

This seminar hosted by Symbio Laboratories aims to educate and inform on the safety precautions and risk management necessary to keep legionella away from communities. Talks from local government and independent water facilities, and in-house experts, will be followed by a lab tour of our NATA accredited microbiology laboratory. Speakers to be announced.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Qin Li

Dr. Qin Li is Professor of Environmental Engineering at Griffith University. She obtained her Bachelor and Master degrees from Zhejiang University, majored in Process Control in Chemical Processing. A chemical engineer and nanotech scientist, Prof. Qin Li conducts research to provide solutions for environmental monitoring, water purification, waste reformation and renewable energy. Prof. Li was a recipient of the Marie Curie International Incoming Fellow from 2006 – 2008 hosted by the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, and the finalist of Women in Technology (ICT) in 2015.

This is a hybrid event, facilitating both online and in-person attendance. Hosted from Symbio Laboratories Head Quarters in Brisbane, attendees will receive a link to the event 48 hours before the event.

Please direct any questions regarding this event to events@symbiolabs.com.au.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Details

Date:
April 21
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/legionella-safety-symposium-tickets-293615831857

Venue

Symbio Laboratories HQ
52 Brandl Street
Eight Mile Plains, QLD 4113 Australia
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