The 2024 conference offers a range of SIG workshops commencing on Sunday 25 August 2024.

Workshop Member Non Member
Full Day $280 $310
Half Day $140 $170
Virtual Full Day $150 $180
Virtual Half Day $70 $100

Additional tickets for social functions can be purchased. Full Registration does not include Workshops.

  • How to deal with rapid change in meteorology for air dispersion modelling?
  • Introduction to the Draft “Meteorology Modelling GPG”.
  • Discussion of the benefits or problems with a Federal Air Quality Body in Australia.

A Brainstorm for Cleaner Skies

Mitigation strategies for cleaner air & healthier people

‘Air Quality Measurement: Challenges and Opportunities’

“What have we learnt about biomass smoke from sensor networks”

Time Item Details
8.00 – 8.30am Conference Registration Mezzanine Foyer
9.00-10.30 International modelling handbook (Jennifer Barclay). The relevance of modelling in Australia/New Zealand for odour assessments. Jenny Barclay
Atmospheric Science Global ASG
10.30-11.30 Olfactometry in Europe and America. How does it differ and are there any drivers for change in Australia/New Zealand? Michael McGinley
St. Croix Sensory
11.30-12.30 Field odour measurements in Europe – An overview on the latest state of knowledge regarding the distributed network for odour sensing empowerment. Relevance to Australian and New Zealand practices. Carlos Diaz
Ambiente et Odora
12.30-1.30 Lunch Foyer
1.30-2.30 Local case studies: Tainting of grapes by woodsmoke – a sensory experience in food or drinks Ian Porter
LaTrobe University
2.30-3.30 An emerging science in odour – The use of odour signatures and medical diagnosis: Crossover and challenges beyond the environmental space and utility of analytical techniques.
Sniffer dogs – The remarkable olfactory potential and its promise for revolutionising drugs and medical detection.
James Hayes
3.30-4.30 Sensory analysis: Can you tell the difference? A taste of different wine and water quality Anthony Domanti (TBC)


4.30-5.30 Odour regulators panel discussion – A workshop into a hypothetical scenario for an approval process of a facility across each state in Australia and New Zealand: What are the differences, similarities, and consequences? Facilitated by OSIG Chairs