SESSION 4 | WEDNESDAY JULY 22 | 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
||Amazing Stories of Measurement III
Host: Alan Steele
What’s Your Poison? Addressing the Biotoxin Measurement Challenge
Pearse McCarron, National Research Council Canada (NRC)
The production of natural toxins by marine algae and freshwater cyanobacteria poses significant risks for human health and the seafood industry. The complexity and range of these biotoxins means that reliable monitoring and regulation is a challenging task. This talk will provide an overview on the issue and history of biotoxins, give insight on development of the required methodologies and reference materials, and will take a look at future directions in this interesting area of measurement science.
Measurements & Standards to Create a Nationwide Public Safety Communications Network
Kent Rochford, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Too often in crisis situations, communications among public safety agencies are hindered by interoperability lapses, largely due to the lack of standards for a common approach to public safety communications. Over the past several years NIST has provided research, development, testing, and evaluation to support the creation of a nationwide broadband wireless network to solve this problem. This talk will describe the background that led to this new network, some key research issues that must be solved to get there, and a glimpse of some of the functionality that this new approach may support
| Grapevine 1 - 3
|Lab Recovery from Disaster, Relocation or Redesign
Host: James Smith
Laboratory Remodel, Challenges and Solutions
Garret Brown, State of Alaska
Panel: Writing team for LM Document covering Lab Recovery from Disaster, Relocation or Redesign
Rodica Caratas, Gary Jennings, Cody Luke, Chet Franklin, Cory Peters
| Grapevine 4 - 6
Host: Ron Ginley
High-Accuracy AC Power Measurements Using a Digital Simultaneous Sampling Technology Technique
Roberto Roca Profet, Measurements International Ltd.
Influence of Harmonics on Billing Revenue Meter Accuracy
Peter Dack, Radian Research, Inc.
High Res Waveform Capture w 1PPS GPS Synch for Precision Power Quality Analysis
Marcus Zickefoose, Radian Research, Inc.
| Austin 4 - 6