AUS/NZ EMF Scientific Workshop 2010—Papers Presented

EMF Scientific Workshops—presentation papers
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EMF Scientific Workshops—presentation papers

EMF Scientific Workshop 2010

The annual ENA EMF Scientific Workshop for 2010 was held at the Jasper Hotel in Melbourne on 23 November. The main address, “Why do kids get leukaemia?”, was presented by Professor John Dockerty from the Dunedin School of Medicine in New Zealand.

Program and presentation papers:

Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Kevin Nuttall, ENERGEX Brisbane and Chairman ENA EMF Committee and Mark Amos, Director Energy Infrastructure Policy, ENA Canberra.

Theme Paper 1—Why do kids get leukaemia?
[PDF 417 KB]
Professor John Dockerty, Dunedin School of Medicine, New Zealand

Paper 2—Interphone Study of mobile phone use and brain tumours: results and implications—abstract [PDF 62.6 KB]
Professor Bruce Armstrong, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales

Paper 3—Pooled analysis of recent studies on magnetic fields and childhood leukaemia [PDF 1.27 MB]
Professor Ray Lowenthal, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania

Paper 4—A precautionary strategy for ELF fields [PDF 331 KB]
Ken Karipidis and Lindsay Martin,ARPANSA, Melbourne, Victoria

Paper 5—The Precautionary Principle in a regulatory and legal context [PDF 37 KB]
Michael J Dolan, Lawyer, Melbourne, Victoria

Paper 6—Magnetic field mitigation for underground transmission and sub-transmission HV cables and for LV mains and sub-mains cables in buildings [PDF 432 KB]
Garry Melik, Magshield Products, Melbourne, Victoria

Paper 7—Traceability in the measurement of DC and low-frequency fields—abstract [PDF 45.6 KB]
Ilya Budovsky, National Measurement Institute, Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, West Lindfiel, New South Wales

Paper 8—Measurement of magnetic fields from transportation system [PDF 616 KB]
Malka Halgamuge, Chathurika Abeyrathne and Priyan Mendis, School of Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria

Paper 9—A case study of induced body currents on 110kV lines due to an adjacent AM radio site [PDF 3.46 MB]
Brett Moule and Vitas Anderson, Kordia Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria

Closing Remarks—Kevin Nuttall, Chairman EMF Committee
EMF Scientific Workshop 2009

The annual ENA EMF Scientific Workshop for 2009 was held at the Jasper Hotel in Melbourne on 17 November. The theme of the workshop was A new Australian EMF Standard. The main address, An overview of the new ARPANSA EMF Standard, was be presented by Colin Roy and Lindsay Martin of ARPANSA, and Andrew Wood of Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne.

The program and the papers can be obtained through the following links:

EMF Workshop for 2009 program [Word 83.5KB]

Panel discussion topics [981KB]

Risk management of workers with medical devices or metallic implants in EMF [PDF 1.2MB]
Bruce Hocking, Kjell Hansson Mild

How much evidence exists for biological effects of very weak magnetic fields [Word document]
Chathurika D. Abeyrathne, Peter M. Farrell and Malka N. Halgamuge, The University of Melbourne

Corona emission from power transmission lines [PDF 1.44MB]
Rohan Jayaratne, International Laboratory for Air Quality and Health, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland

From prudent avoidance to precaution: understanding the risk communication challenges [PPT 796KB]
Ray Kemp Managing Director RKCL, UK Adjunct Professor Swinburne University of Technology and Mike Dolan Executive Director Mobile Operators Association, UK

The ARPANSA ELF exposure standard limits [PPT 634KB]
Andrew Wood, Chair, ARPANSA ELF Working Group, Brain Sciences Institute, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne

The ARPANSA ELF exposure standard: impact statement [PPT 531KB]
Colin Roy, Director NIR Branch, ARPANSA

ARPANSA’s ELF Exposure Standard and Precautionary Measures [PPT 695KB]
Lindsay Martin, Manager, Electromagnetic Radiation Section

Effect of GSM RF exposure on human encephalographic alpha band: a retest study [PPT 2.37MB]
Arnulfo Diaz-Trujillo1, Vanessa Cropley1,2, Sumie Leung1,2, Vitas Anderson1,2, Rodney J. Croft1,2,3
1Brain Sciences Institute, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
2Australian Centre for Radiofrequency Bioeffects Research, Melbourne, Australia
3Department of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia

Prudence, prudent avoidance and precaution in the Australian electricity industry [PPT 107KB]
Kevin Nuttall, ENERGEX & Chair of EMF Committee, and Richard Hoy, EMF Consultant to ENA

Guidelines for the assessment of ELF exposures for 50 HZ live line work—Part II [PPT 2.68MB]
Dr Vitas Anderson, Australian Centre for RF Bioeffects Research
EMF Scientific Workshop 2008

The annual ENA EMF Scientific Workshop for 2008 was held at the Jasper Hotel in Melbourne. The theme of the workshop was Standard Setting for Power Frequency EMF. The guest speaker was Professor Andrew Wood of Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne and Chairman ARPANSA ELF Standard Working Group.

There were nine other presentations on topics related to EMF. The program and the papers can be obtained through the following links:

EMF Scientific Workshop 2008 Program

Michael Kilgariff, Director Industry and Technical Policy, ENA
Introduction to ENA

Andrew Wood, Swinburne University of Technology Melbourne
Development of the ARPANSA ELF Standard: response to public comment

Ray Kemp, Swinburne University of Technology Melbourne and Ray Kemp Consulting Cambridge UK
Reflections on setting a new EMF Standard: addressing public and stakeholder concerns

Ken Karipidis and Lindsay Martin, ARPANSA Melbourne
Survey of residential power frequency magnetic fields in Melbourne, Australia

Ray Lowenthal, University of Tasmania Hobart
Residential exposure to high voltage power lines and leukaemia

G Kumar, AW Wood, YY Chen, RL McIntosh and RJ McKenzie, Swinburne University of Technology and Telstra Corporation Melbourne
Estimation of SAR for mobile phone exposures in the long bones containing blood cells of differentiated hemopoietic stem cells of rats

Milind Khot, Transpower Wellington New Zealand
EMF reduction

Garry Melik, Magshield Products International P/L Melbourne
A novel approach to EMF mitigation for transmission and subtransmission underground cables

Vitas Anderson, Swinburne University of Technology Melbourne
Guidelines for the assessment of ELF exposures for 50 Hz live line work
EMF Scientific Workshop 2006

The workshop was well attended as in past years with some 62 registrants from industry, government and the public.

The theme of the Workshop was Standard Setting for Power Frequency EMF.

The guest speaker was Associate Professor Andrew Wood of Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne and Chairman of the ARPANSA Standard Working Group who spoke on EMF Science and the Development of the ARPANSA ELF Standard.

There were eight other speakers on topics related to EMF issues.

The program for the Workshop and the papers available can be obtained through the following links:

EMF Scientific Workshop 2006 Program

Ken Karipidis, EMR Section, ARPANSA
Is the comparison made by the general public between 50 Hz magnetic fields and smoking or asbestos a valid one?

Ken Karipidis & Lindsay Martin, EMR Section, ARPANSA
Public Concern About EMF—The ARPANSA Experience

Andrew Wood Chair, ARPANSA ELF Working Group, Brain Sciences Institute, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne
EMF Science and the Development of the ARPANSA ELF Standard

Matthew Walker and Jenny Chetwynd, Transpower NZ, and Ray Kemp, Ray Kemp Consulting UK
A framework approach for addressing public concerns about EMF from transmission lines

Ken Karipidis, ARPANSA
Update on the survey of residential power frequency magnetic fields in Melbourne

Colin Roy and Lindsay Martin, ARPANSA
ELF exposure and the cost of precaution

Imo Inyang, Geza Benke, Ray McKenzie and Michael Abramson, ACRFR
MoRPhEUS study exposure assessment with dosephones: verification of compliance with Australian and international standards

Mike Wood, Telstra Corporation
Mobile Carriers Forum, EME Regulatory Compliance Strategy (MERCS)

Paul Flanagan, Connell Wagner Pty Ltd
50 Hz Magnetic Fields: Stuck in no man’s land

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