Conference & Speakers

 
 
Day 1 - Wednesday 16th August 2017
 
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09h00 
 
Welcome and Opening Address
Allan Fraser & Associates
 
Allan Fraser
   

 

 
 
Developments in Analytical Chemistry
 
1st Session
   

 

 
09h15 
 
Determination of Ascorbic acid in Syzigium cordatum fruits using High Performance Liquid Chromatograph (HPLC) with UV detection.
Kenya Forestry Research Institute
 
Ms. Rose Chiteva
   

 

 
09h45 
 
Extending the scope of GC-MS and GCXGC-MS analysis using new software tools
Separation Scientific Consultant, Pretoria
 
Dr Peter Gorst-Allman
   

 

 
10h15 
 
Applications in South Africa’s New Ultra-Clean (Class 10), Metal-Free Isotope Geochemistry Laboratory– the Wits Isotope Geoscience Laboratory (WIGL)
School of Geosciences, University of the Witwatersrand
 
Dr. Grant Bybee
   

 

 
10h45 
 
Reducing Measurement Uncertainty in XRF Analysis: Iron-ore Case Study
Sci-Ba
 
Mr. David Long
   

 

 
11h15 
 
Large scale data on small scale - combining robotics and microfluidics for fully automated microbioreactor system
m2p-Labs GmbH
 
Mr. Till Olfers
   

 

 
11h55 
 
Lab automation in chemical synthesis using flow chemistry technology
Department of Chemistry, Nelson Mandela University
 
Mr Cloudius Ray Sagandira
   

 

 
12h55 
 
Inline FTIR Analyzer: An analytical tool for continuous flow chemistry. 
Department of Chemistry, Nelson Mandela University
 
Ms. Ruvimbo Mangwiro
   

 

 
12h55 
 
A new method for turbidity determination - online and laboratory measurements have never been closer
Hach Company
 
Mr. Luke D. Johnson
   

 

 
13h25 
 
Lunch Break
 
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14h05 
 
Online total organic carbon (TOC) monitoring for water and wastewater treatment plants processes and operations optimisation
Analytical Instruments, a Division of GE Power
 
Mr. Jakub Minorczyk
   

 

 
 
Day 2 - Thursday 17th August
 
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08h45 
 
Welcome and Opening Address
Allan Fraser & Associates
 
Allan Fraser
   

 

 
09h00 
 
Keynote Address - Nanocrystals: Facing the future
Vaal University of Technology
 
Dr Pierre Kalenga Mubiayi
   

 

 
09h30 
 
Developments in micro-XRF with regards to materials analysis
Sci-Ba
 
Mr. Igor Tonzetic
   

 

 
10h00 
 
Advances in stray light testing and automated performance verification for UV/VIS spectrophotometers
Mettler-Toledo GmbH, Analytical, Switzerland
 
Dr. Hans-Joachim Muhr
   

 

 
10h30 
 
The application of ANOVA and Bonferroni post-hoc t-tests in the comparison of analytical data from four laboratories on a chromite concentrate
Allan Fraser & Associates
 
Mr. Allan Fraser
   

 

 
11h15 
 
Understanding pressure driven filtration processes in selective removal of priority contaminants of emerging concern: use of Anton Paar SAXSpace system
UNISA
 
Dr. Hlengilizwe Nyoni
   

 

 
11h45 
 
The application of surface charge analysis in membrane filtration research
UNISA
 
Dr. Machawe Motsa
   

 

 
12h15 
 
Iron-ore characterisation using visually determined density measurements
Technical and Sustainability, Group Processing, Anglo American PLC
 
Mr. Ntokozo Nyathi
   

 

 
12h45 
 
Visually determing the density of an ore sample
Research and Development, De Beers Technologies
 
Mr. Hannes Cronje
   

 

 
11h45 
 
Break
 
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