Time           Presentation Speaker
9:00 - 9:15 Housekeeping and opening address Brett Garland and Professor Neville Plint, UQ Sustainable Minerals Institute
9:15 - 9:40 Update on the regulation of respiratory health surveillance for Queensland mine and quarry workers Dean Barr, Health Strategy and Compliance, Resources Safety and Health Queensland
9:40 - 10:10 The Role of Silica in Rapidly Progressive Pneumoconiosis

Robert Cohen, University of Illinois, Chicago (online)

10:10 - 10:35 An update on coal mine dust characteristics in the US, and new research on the occurrence of microagglomerates

Emily Sarver, Virginia Tech (online)

11:05 - 11:30                 Anticipation, Recognition, Evaluation and Control Andrew Batterson, Anne Nissen, Resources Safety and Health Queensland  Coal Inspectors
11:30 - 11:55 Driving better respiratory health for mine and quarry workers Dr Graeme Edwards, Ewan Wylie, Heart of Australia (online and in-person)
11:55 - 12:20

Prevalence of coal mine dust lung disease:  Literature review and Queensland prevalence estimates

Professor Peter Baade, Cancer Council Queensland (online)

12:20 - 12:45 The effect of coal chemistry on the inflammatory response in lung cells Graeme Zosky, University of Tasmania (online)
12:45 - 12:50 A word from our sponsor - Dräger  
13:50 - 14:15 Characterisation of Particulates in Australian Mines Nikky LaBranche, Sustainable Minerals Institute UQ
14:15 - 14:40 Elucidation of the immune system response to inhalable coal dusts Yingying Sun, University of New South Wales (online)
14:40 - 15:05 Where from, what’s next Stephen Smyth, CFMEU
15:05 - 15:15 Closing remarks