Conference Program

Darwin Lecture Theatre,
University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK

SUNDAY, 8TH MAY 2022
16:00 – 18.30 Registration
MONDAY, 9TH MAY 2022
09.00 –09.30 Registration Tea and Coffee
09.30 –09.35 Welcome and Introduction
Prof Anna A Stec, University of Central Lancashire, UK
09.35 –10.35 Biomarkers of Toxicity in Firefighters
Prof Jeff Burgess, University of Arizona, United States
10.35 –11.00 Tea and Coffee Break
11.00 – 11.30 Firefighters and Their Health
Prof Anna A Stec, University of Central Lancashire, UK
11.30 – 12.00 Occupational Exposure to Fire Contaminants: Results of a National Survey of UK Firefighters
Dr Taylor A.M. Wolffe, University of Central Lancashire, UK
12.00 – 12.30 UK Firefighters Cancer and Disease Registry
Louis Turrell, University of Central Lancashire, UK
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 14.30 The Exposome and Wealth: Where Chemistry Meets Biology
Prof Roel Vermeulen, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
14.30 – 15.00 Impact of Biogenic and Anthropogenic Secondary Organic Aerosol Compounds Adsorbed on Soot Particles in Lung Cell Models Exposed at the Air-Liquid Interface
Prof Ralf Zimmermann, University of Rostock/Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany
15.00 – 15.30 Tea and Coffee Break
15.30 – 16.00 Levels Of PCDD/FS and Dioxin-Like PCBS in Peritoneal Fluid of Spanish Women
Prof Julia Molto, University of Alicante, Spain
16.00 – 16.30 Residence in Areas where PM Containing Environmentally Persistent Free Radicals is Associated with an Increase in Respiratory and Cardiovascular Hospitalization Rates
Prof Stephania A Cormier, Louisiana State University, USA
18.00 – 19.00 WHISKY TASTING (SCHOLARS RESTAURANT)
19.30 – 22.00 Meal in the EastZest (Indian Cuisine) restaurant

Darwin Lecture Theatre,
University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK

TUESDAY, 10TH MAY 2022
09.00 –09.30 Registration Tea and Coffee
09.30 –10.30 Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in Firefighting Foams: Transport, Fateand Human Exposure
Prof Ian T Cousins, Stockholm University, Sweden
10.30 –11.00 Fate of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in a Waste-To-Energy (WTE) Plant and Occurrence in WTE Residues
Sofie Björklund, Umeå University, Sweden
10.30 –11.00 Tea and Coffee Break
11.00 – 11.30 Development of Open Source Emission Sampling Methods Using Sensor Packages on Unmanned Aerial Systems
Dr Johanna Aurell, University of Dayton Research Institute, USA
11.30 – 12.00 Using Drones to Improve Combustion Source Plume Dispersion Models
Prof Brian K Gullett, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, USA
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 14.30 Flame Retardants in Building Materials and Consumer Products: An Exposure Concern During a Fire?
Prof Heather M Stapleton, Duke University, USA
14.30 – 15.00 Assessing the Effects of Different Fire Retardant Treatments on Fire Behaviourand Smoke Toxicity, in UK Furniture
Dr Jacob A Lane, University of Central Lancashire, UK
15.00 – 15.30 Tea and Coffee Break
15.30 – 16.00 PAHs, PCDD/Fsand Dioxin-Like PCBsin Recycled Polyethylene Samples
Prof Julia Molto, University of Alicante, Spain
16.00 – 16.30 Coupling of a Thermal-Optical Carbon Analyser (TOCA) to Laser Photo-Ionization Mass Spectrometry: Unravelling the Molecular Organic Signature of Aerosol Particles
Prof Ralf Zimmermann, University of Rostock/Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany
17.00 –23.00
CONFERENCE DINNER (HOGHTON TOWER)

Coach Departs: 17.00 (Darwin Building)
Coach Returns: 23:00

Darwin Lecture Theatre,
University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK

WEDNESDAY, 11TH MAY 2022
09.00 – 09.30 Registration Tea and Coffee
09.30 – 10.30 Fire Toxicity: Emissions from Electrical Vehicle Fires
Dr Per Blomqvist, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden
10.30 – 11.00 Thermal emissions from 3D printing process
Prof Slawo Lomnicki, Louisiana State University, USA
11.00 – 11.30 Tea and Coffee Break
11.30 – 12.00 TIO2 and ZNO Engineered Nanomaterials Form Persistent Free Radicals
Dr M Mustafa Mamun,University of South Carolina, USA
12.00 – 12.30 Control Laboratory-Scale Generation of Fire Effluents
Prof Richard Hull, University of Central Lancashire, UK
12.00 – 12.30 Closing Remarks
PIC Scientific Committee
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch

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