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Symposium Speakers

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Dr. Matt Brearley

Dr. Matt Brearley is Australia's pre-eminent occupational heat stress consultant, conducting and applying research to guide industry practice. He’s the 2018 Exercise Scientist of the Year, holds a PhD in Thermal Physiology and has developed practical, evidence-based procedures to maximise health, safety and performance in the heat.

 

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Dr James Bilzon

Professor James Bilzon is an internationally recognised leader in the field of Occupational Physiology and Exercise Rehabilitation. Following a 13-year career as a Human and Applied Physiologist in various UK Ministry of Defence departments, he joined the University of Bath in 2008 and was promoted to Professor of Human and Applied Physiology in 2015. During his career, he has been involved in the development and implementation of Physical Employment Tests and Standards (PETS) for a number of UK-based Uniformed Services, including the: Royal Navy; Royal Marines; British Army and; Fire and Rescue Services. He has published over 80 peer-reviewed journal articles and secured >£10 million in research grant funding. James is the British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine’s (BASEM) representative to the Scientific Commission of the International Sports Medicine Federation (FIMS) and Honorary Civilian Consultant Advisor  (HCCA) in Sport & Exercise Medicine to the UK Ministry of Defence. He will talk to us about his research to develop, implement and demonstrate the effectiveness of Physical Employment Tests and Standards (PETS) for the UK Fire and Rescue Services.

 

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Dr. Joo-Young Lee

Dr. Joo-Young Lee is an Associate Professor in the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design at the Seoul National University and continued her research at University of Minnesota (USA) and Kyushu University (Japan) as a post-doctoral research fellow, She has published 117 referred research papers (as of Aug 2019), 250 presentations at domestic and international conferences and 56 invited lectures. Her primary research interests are thermoregulation and clothing under heat and cold stresses. In particular, Dr. Lee is doing research on the influence of personal protective clothing on thermal tolerance and adaptation in extreme heat and cold waves due to climate changes/global warming. Further, her research focuses on exploring heat/cold acclimation training programmes for workers in order to expand thermal resilience under extreme heat and cold stress. 

 

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Dr Andreas Flouris

Dr Andreas Flouris is an Associate Professor at the University of Thessaly, in Greece, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is the Founder and Director of FAME Lab [(F)unctional (A)rchitecture of (M)ammals in their (E)nvironment], a research unit of 16 full-time researchers investigating the health and performance effects of environmental factors, with a particular focus on the impacts of heat. Dr. Flouris is a Coordinator or Partner in a series of large international projects in Europe and North America and he has published widely on the effects of different environmental factors on human health, productivity, and performance. He is currently participating in several Working Groups tasked to develop prevention measures to reduce the impacts of environmental factors for workers, athletes, and the general population, including the World Health Organization, the International Labour Organization, and the Greek Ministry of Labour.



Brief Details of FRSPS 2019

Registration

General registration is now closed. For further enquiries, please contact Leon_YIP@scdf.gov.sg.

 

Dates
  • 20 November (Excursions & Visits)
  • 21 November (Symposium)

*Attendance in the pre-symposium excursion is optional

 

Venue

Singapore EXPO & MAX Atria

1 Expo Drive, S(486150)

 

Contact & Enquiries

This webpage will be updated with latest information on the FRSPS. For further clarifications, or if you wish to explore further collaboration for the FRSPS, please contact the event secretariat at the following e-mail: 

Leon_YIP@scdf.gov.sg