2024 FACTA Conference Hobart

Monday 18 March

New Analytical Methods (1)

Madysen Elbourne: The development and validation of a routine LC-HRMS method for dopamine manipulation detection

Samantha Joubert: Rapid and fully-automated analysis of 69 drugs of abuse and their metabolites in urine

New Analytical Methods (2)

Baohui Fu: Comprehensive Toxicological Analyses in Blood using LC-QTOF/MS and LC-Orbitrap/MS

Chee An Ng: Fully Automated Online Extraction and Analysis of Opiates in Urine by MPS-GC-MS

Eric Teoh: Validation of cocaine and opioids in urine using SPE and LC-QQQ

Rinika Barua: Quantification of Menthol in Equine Urine using Gas Chromatography-tandem Mass Spectrometry

Karen Thai: Future Proofing a Validated Oral Fluid Method

Emerging Drug Network of Australia

Rebekka Syrjanen – Novel harm minimisation measures at music festivals in Australia: pilot implementation of the Emerging Drugs Network of Australia – Victoria toxicosurveillance methodology

Emma Partridge – Detections of GHB over two years in Australian Emergency Departments

Courtney Weber – Nitazenes in Australia: Emergency Department (ED) presentations with analytically confirmed ‘nitazenes’ from the Emerging Drugs Network of Australia (EDNA)

General Toxicology (1)

Eathan Walker – Metabolic biotransformation of fifth-generation synthetic cannabinoids

Banafsheh Behrouzi: Implementation and early results of a unique drink spiking initiative in Western Australia (WA)

Angela Turville: Oral fluid analysis: What is present on NSW roads and an investigation into negative results

Tuesday 19 March

New Psychoactive Substances (1)

Vicky Cusack: Nitazene detections in Queensland Illicit Drugs casework submissions

Richard Bade: Improving wastewater-based epidemiology for monitoring of new psychoactive substances by combining a high-throughput in vitro metabolism assay and LC−HRMS metabolite identification

Keynote Presentation

Rebecca McKetin – Methamphetamine: Behavioural and clinical manifestation

New Psychoactive Substances (2)

Thanjira Jiranantakan: NSW approach to drug-related harm and illicit substance detections at music festivals

Michaela Kennelly: The emergence of N,N-dimethylpentylone in South Australia

Melissa Truijillo: Identification of 2’-fluoro-2-oxo-PCE in emergency cases in Queensland

New Psychoactive Substances (3)

Karen Blakey: New psychoactive substances in Queensland drug analysis : Trends and shared challenges

Wednesday 20 March

Workplace Testing:

Samantha Joubert: Can cannabis be accurately quantified in urine using a rapid multi-analyte drugs of abuse method?

Michael Robertson: Update on the revision of AS 4308-2008 Procedures for specimen collection and the detection and quantification of drugs in urine

Post-Mortem Toxicology:

Manal Nasser Alhosawi: Using mass spectrometry approach for toxicological investigation of functional neurological disorder (FND)

General Toxicology (3)

Madysen Elbourne: An untargeted approach for the hypothesis generation of metabolomic biomarkers from an exogenous steroid administration

Janette Smith: Novel benzodiazepines and counterfeit alprazolam in NSW

Archie Lambrinos: Comparison of Presumptive Fentanyl Testing Methods

Dylan Mantinieks: Methylamphetamine detected in child deaths reported to the Victorian Coroner: A retrospective observational study

Leave a Comment