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2018 Upwind Downwind Conference

When

Monday, March 05, 2018
8am–4:30pm

Where

Sheraton Hotel
116 King St W
Hamilton, ON L8P 4V3
Canada

Clean Air Hamilton and the City of Hamilton are pleased to announce the tenth biennial Upwind Downwind Conference. The 2018 conference is focusing on the City of Hamilton’s airshed model, provincial air quality work, practical solutions and new partnerships to address air quality issues in Ontario.

Register Here.

 

2018 Upwind Downwind Agenda

Time

Presentations

8:00AM–8:30AM

Hot Breakfast

8:30AM–8:45AM

Welcome Remarks

·         Dr. Bruce Newbold, Chair of Clean Air Hamilton, Director Geography and Earth Science, McMaster University

·         Mayor Fred Eisenberger, Mayor of Hamilton (invited)

8:45AM–9:45AM

Hamilton’s Airshed Model – Morning Keynote

Link to more information

·         Anthony Ciccone, Ph.D., P.Eng., Principal, Golder Associates Limited

·         Janya Kelly, B.Sc (Hons), Ph.D.,  Air Quality Specialist, Golder Associates Limited

9:45AM-10:30AM

Region of Peel’s Airshed Model

·         Louise Aubin, Manager, Environmental Health, Public Health, Health Services Region of Peel

10:30AM–10:45AM

Coffee & Exhibitor Break

10:45AM–11:15AM

MOECC Cumulative Emissions Modeling

Link to EBR Posting

·         Local Air Quality Permits Section, Environmental Assessment and Permissions Branch, Environmental Assessment and Permissions Division, Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change

11:15AM–12:00PM

Environmental Burden of Cancer

Public Health Ontario, Dr. Ray Copes

·         Dr. Ray Copes, Chief, Environmental and Occupational Health, Associate Professor, Occupational and Environmental Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Clinical Professor, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia

12:00PM–1:00PM

Lunch & Exhibitor Break

1:00PM–1:30PM

Children’s Exposure to Air Pollutants at Schools During Morning Drop-Off

Link to CTV News Article

·         Dr. Matthew Adams, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, University of Toronto Mississauga

1:30PM–2:00PM

Sarnia – Lambton Environmental Association’s (SLEA) Air Quality Work

Link to SLEA Website

·         Mr. Dean Edwardson, General Manager, Sarnia – Lambton Environmental Association

2:00PM-2:15PM

Coffee & Exhibitor Break

2:15PM–3:15PM

Innovative Approaches to Regulation – Afternoon Keynote

Link to Dr. Webb’s Biography

Dr. K Webb, LL.B., LL.M., LL.D, Associate Professor, Department of Law and Business, Ted Rogers School of Management, Founding Director, Institute for the Study of Corporate Social Responsibility Ryerson University Visiting Scholar, Massey College at University of Toronto

 

 

 

 

3:15PM–3:45PM

Upwind Downwind Panel Discussion

Moderator: Sally Radisic, PhD, Hamilton Public Health Services

·         Panelists include all previous presenters that will discuss topics regarding emerging trends and challenges in air quality and how to effectively address those challenges. Presenters will also be taking questions from the audience.

3:45PM–3:50PM

Announcement of Winner for Student Competition

·         Student posters will be announced February 2018

3:50PM–4:00PM

Closing Remarks and Wrap-Up

4:00PM–5:00PM

Exhibitor Booth Networking Event

 

Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/upwind-downwind-conference-2018-tickets-37727208095