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Join the upcoming Indoor Air Quality seminar by IBEC and AIRAH

Join AIRAH and IBEC for this two-day, in-depth seminar on indoor air quality featuring IBEC’s Chief Science Officer Kenneth F Martinez (Idaho National Laboratory) and member of IBEC’s Science Advisory Board, Dr. Claire Bird (Litmas Pty Ltd).

Confirmed Experts

Dr Claire Bird
Dr. Claire Bird

Executive Director of IBEC and Managing Director at Litmas Pty Ltd , PhD

Dr. Bird is a committed and driven scientist and business owner delivering healthier buildings through her research, commercial and academic laboratory management, training, and consulting background spanning 25 years. 

Claire completed a doctoral degree in bioaerosol detection and characterization in 2004 before moving to Australia to establish the Environmental Technology Laboratory at Flinders University. Today, she is dedicated to delivering established and cutting-edge microbial analytical products, processes, and services through her Australian-based business, Litmas. 

Claire has operated and managed some of Australia’s largest mold and water damage contamination projects, uniquely positioning her at the junction of scientific research and real-world application.

Kenneth F Martinez
Kenneth F Martinez

Chief Science Officer at the Integrated Bioscience and Built Environment Consortium (IBEC) and Senior Critical Infrastructure Analysts

Certified industrial hygienist and environmental engineer with experience in leading and conducting large-scale research; managing programs in occupational safety and health and emergency response; and creating and teaching professional development courses. 

Brings 33 years of CDC expertise in the area of hazardous agent exposure characterization and mitigation control practices in the manufacturing and healthcare industry.

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