FACTA 2019 Forensic & Clinical Toxicology Association
Sunday 16 - Wednesday 19 June 2019
InterContinental Adelaide, South Australia, AUS.

Wednesday 19 June 2019

0900-1000 Keynote 3: Dr David Caldicott, Calvary Hospital, ACT
Analytical Toxicology X Human Behaviour - How 'Pill Testing' Works at Music Festivals
1000-1030 Session 9: Clinical & Forensic toxicology
OP-36 1000 Analytical protocols to improve scope and efficiency for the analysis of SADEWS Emergency Department admission blood psychoactive testing (EDABPT) study samples.
Peter Stockham1,2, Sam Alfred3, Emma Partridge1, Daniel Haustead4, Jake Mallon5, Hanna Green6, Andrew Camilleri1, Kerryn Mason1, April Rivers Kennedy7, Chris Kostakis1.
1 Forensic Science SA, Adelaide, South Australia
2 Flinders University, Bedford Park, SA
3 Royal Adelaide Hospital Emergency Department, Adelaide SA
4 Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woodville South, SA
5 Flinders Medical Centre Emergency Department, Bedford Park SA
6 Lyell McEwin Hospital, Elizabeth Vale, SA
7 University of Adelaide, Adelaide SA.
peter.stockham@sa.gov.au
OP-37 1015 Incidence of drugs of abuse within the Australian Workforce subject to random drug testing
Andrew Leibie1, Phillip Tynan1, Tyren Edwards1
1 Safework Laboratories, Melbourne, Australia
andrew.leibie1@gmail.com
1030 - 1100 Morning Tea & Coffee break
1100 - 1245 Session 10 NPS and General Toxicology
OP-38 1100 A series of deaths in Victoria linked to the new synthetic cannabinoid CUMYL-PEGACLONE
Samantha Joubert1, Matthew Di Rago1,2, Kerryn Crump1, Linda Glowacki1, Matthew Lynch1,2, Noel Woodford1,2, Dimitri Gerostamoulos1,2.
1 Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine, Southbank, Victoria.
2 Department of Forensic Medicine, Monash University, Southbank, Victoria.
samantha.joubert@vifm.org
OP-39 1115 An update on synthetic cannabinoids in Queensland.
Andrew Griffiths1, Annette Edser1, Giuseppe Scuderi1, Lenore Hadley1
1 Queensland Health Forensic & Scientific Services, Coopers Plains, Australia andrewj.griffiths@health.qld.gov.au
OP-40 1130 AMB-FUBINACA and pFPP: strange NPS bedfellows – a New Zealand context
Diana Kappatos1, Paul Morrow2, Cameron Johnson1, Thomas Sheehan1, Andrew Murray1, Matthew Hosking1, Mary Jane McCarthy1
1 Forensic Toxicology, Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR), New Zealand
2 Department of Forensic Pathology, LabPLUS, Auckland City Hospital, New Zealand
diana.kappatos@esr.cri.nz
OP-41 1145 Powerhouse under attack: Neurotoxic mechanisms of butylone, pentylone and 3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV) in human dopaminergic SH-SY5Y cells
Huey Sze Leong1,2, Morgan Philp1, Martin Simone2, Paul Kenneth Witting2, Shanlin Fu1
1 Centre for Forensic Science, University of Technology Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 School of Medical Sciences, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
huey.s.leong@student.uts.edu.au
OP-42 1200 The use of nitrite/nitrate anion levels in post-mortem tissues to identify an overdose of nitrite or nitrate salts
Mark Stephenson1, C. Jones1, M. Woolcock1, M. Johnston1, G. Prove1, T. Nguyen1, B. Ong1
1 Queensland Health Forensic and Scientific Services, Queensland.
Mark.Stephenson@health.qld.gov.au
OP-43 1215 Methamphetamine levels in the Emergency Department: Results from the Western Australian Illicit Substance Evaluation (Wise Project)
Jessamine Soderstrom 1,2,3,4, D. McCutcheon1,2,3, M. Raghavan3,4, F. Oosthuizen5, E. McDonald1,2,3, D. Fatovich1,2,3.
1 Centre for Clinical Research In Emergency Medicine (CCREM)
2 University of Western Australia
3 Emergency Department, Royal Perth Hospital
4 Clinical Toxicology, Royal Perth Hospital
5 ChemCentre, Perth
jessamine.soderstrom@health.wa.gov.au
1245- 1330 Lunch
1330 - 1430 Keynote 4: Dr Marc LeBeau, FBI, USA
Drug and Alcohol-Facilitated Sexual Assault: An Update
1430 – 1445 Awards for best oral presentation and best poster presentation
1445-1600 FACTA Annual General Meeting
1600 End of Conference