Focus Group and Laboratory Tours Information

Thursday, 28 November 2019

Focus Group Tour Options: (Afternoon tea provided. Tours departs at 1.30 pm (location TBC), returning at approximately 5.00 pm.)

  • Clean Water – Sydney Water
    Visit to major water utility ‘Sydney Water’ in West Ryde, which has water treatment plants around Sydney and a high quality water testing laboratory.
  • Energy Efficiency – PLUS ES
    Visit to High Power Testing station, which serves customers in Australia and South East Asia.
  • Medical Metrology – Cochlear
    Visit to Cochlear, a global leader in implantable hearing solutions.
  • Food Safety – UNSW
    Visit to the University of New South Wales food allergen and food composition laboratory, including the newly established Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre.

Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Laboratory Tour Options:

  • NMIA North Ryde Only
    Visit to NMIA North Ryde includes chemical reference materials; chemical reference values; forensic drug testing and ultra trace laboratory.
  • NMIA Lindfield Only
    Visit to Lindfield includes temperature; photometry & radiometry; acoustics, ultrasonics & vibration; force; mass & density; gas flow; impedance; high voltage; low frequency; time & frequency; nanometrology and pattern approval laboratory.
  • NMIA North Ryde and Lindfield
    Visit to NMIA North Ryde and Lindfield includes bioanalysis; reference gas mixtures; chemical reference materials; chemical reference values; forensic drug testing; ultra trace laboratory.
  • ANSTO Lucas Heights (Ionising Radiation)
    Visit to ANSTO includes the Radioactivity Standards laboratory, OPAL research reactor and Australian Centre for Neutron Scattering.
  • NMIA Londonderry (Liquid Flow)
    Visit to NMIA’s liquid flow test facility, which will include two liquid volume proving loops.

Friday, 6 December 2019

Laboratory Tour:

  • NMIA North Ryde and Lindfield