The congress

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Increased fine dust or particulates pollution is a problem which does not only affect the capital city of Klagenfurt on Lake Wörthersee but hundreds of thousands of people worldwide who are suffering from the progressive decline in our air quality. Against this background, the Department of Environmental Protection of the City of Klagenfurton Lake Wörthersee initiated the International Fine Dust Congress 2007 within the framework of the LIFE Project KAPA GS.

In 2012 the Fine Dust Congress of the Capital City of Klagenfurt on Lake Wörthersee will be held for the third time. From 20 to 21 June 2012, physicians, environmental experts and transport specialists of international renown will discuss the issue of fine dust, preventive measures and current projects as well as ways of reducing fine dust. Moreover, representatives of the relevant bodies at European level, of federal and regional administration authorities as well as from business and academia will provide their inputs and present innovations and actions and activities already put into practice together with concepts around the issue of fine dust control.

The Fine Dust Congress of the capital city of Klagenfurt on Lake Wörthersee is intended to serve as a platform for the international transfer of knowledge on fine dust. Experiences and measures that have already been published are to be shared among the Congress participants. The Fine Dust Congress will be held at the Klagenfurt Concert Hall in 2012.


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