Upwind Downwind: Cities, Air and Health
Venue: Hamilton Convention Centre
|Event Date/Time: Feb 27, 2006||End Date/Time: Feb 28, 2006|
The conference focuses on the health impacts of poor air quality and how land use decisions impact air quality. It serves as an important networking and information forum for the exchange of research findings and innovative ideas to measure and improve air quality. Participants exchange research findings and innovative study techniques that may be used by other communities to measure and improve air quality.
Air Quality, Public Health and Planning
Focuses on the newly emerging partnership between public health and planning with respect to improving air quality in urban environments.
Science for Decision-Making
Illustrates the use of science in decision-making and development of new projects, policies and regulations.
Airshed Agreements and Regulations
Examples of airshed agreements in North America, in addition to Ontarioâ€™s new air quality regulations.
Concrete examples of citizen groups, non-government organizations, academia and local, provincial and federal governments partnering to improve air quality.
$250 (Corporate, Academic, Government)
$80 (Students, Community & Non-Profit Groups)
Exhibits: $500 + taxes
Approved for 2.0 Industrial Hygiene CM points by the ABIH
Approved for 2.0 Industrial Hygiene RM points by the CRBOH