Programme

Subject to changes in content and time. Status June 2012.

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Moderation: Marcus Wadsak (ORF)

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

14:00 - 18:30 hrs. Registration of participants at Klagenfurt Concert Hall
17:30 - 18:30 hrs. Field trip to the CMA+ test track Druckerweg Klagenfurt
(please register in advance!)
meeting point: 17:30 in front of the Concert Hall
18:30 hrs.

Kick-Off Event - boat trip on Lake Wörthersee
Meeting Point: 18:30 shipping pier Klagenfurt
Departure: 19:00
(Please register in advance – limited number of participants!)

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

08:00 - 09:00 hrs. Registration of participants at Klagenfurt Concert Hall
08:00 - 19:30 hrs. Infocounter for participants at Klagenfurt Concert Hall
08: - 19:00 hrs. Opening h ours for exhibitors in the Concert Hall
09:00 - 09:30 hrs.

Opening of the 3rd International Fine Dust Congress
Main hall - Klagenfurt Concert Hall
Presentation: ORF weatherman Marcus Wadsak

Welcoming Words:
Gerhard Dörfler - Governor of Carinthia
Dr.in Beate Prettner - Member of the Provincial Government
Christian Scheider  - Mayor of Klagenfurt
Mag.a Andrea Wulz - City Councillor Environment
Peter Steinkellner - City Councillor Transport
Dr. Wolfgang Hafner - Head of the Dept. Environmental Protection

09:30 - 10:30 hrs. SESSION I "The Impacts of Fine Dust on Health "
Presentations followed by discussions

Ass.-Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. med. Hans-Peter Hutter
Medical University of Vienna | Institute of Environmental Hygiene
Topic: Health effects of fine dust in Austria

Marie-Eve Héroux
WHO European Centre for Environment and Health | Technical Officer, Air Quality and Noise
Topic: Health Effects of Fine Dust in Europe


10:30 - 11:00 hrs. Break
10:30 - 11:00 hrs.

Press Conference: The Problem of Fine Dust in 2012 - Causes | Impacts | Solutions
Location: restaurant in the Concert Hall "il concerto"

Participants of the press conference:
Dr.in Beate Prettner - Member of the Provincial Government
Mag.a Andrea Wulz - City Councillor Envirnonment
Peter Steinkellner - City Councillor Transport
Dr. Wolfgang Hafner - Head of Dept. Environmental Protection
MSc. Ulla Rasmussen - VCÖ Austrian Traffic Club
Marie-Eve Héroux - Technical Officer, wHO
Dr. Helmut Hojeksy - Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry Environment and Water Management

11:00 - 12:30 hrs. SESSION II "Fine Dust in Austria and Europe"
Presentations followed by discussions

Dr. Helmut Hojesky
Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management  | Department of Ambient Air Pollution Control and Climate Protection
Topic: Implementation of air quality directives in Austria

Dr. Jürgen Schneider
Federal Environmental Agency Vienna | Director of Programme Economy & Impact
Topic: Fine dust pollution in Europe: causes, measures and policies

MSc. Ulla Rasmussen
VCÖ-Mobility with future | Head of the Transport Policy Department
Topic: Clean air. A hard road from talking to acting. A NGO Point of View

12:30 - 14:00 hrs. Lunch- Buffet - 1st Floor Concert Hall - Mozart Hall
14:00 - 14:45 hrs. SESSION III "Monitoring and Modelling of Fine Dust "
Presentations followed by discussions

Dr. Griša Mocnik
Aerosol d.o.o. | Director
Topic: Quantitative determination of wood smoke and traffic exhaust in ambient concentrations of particular matter

Dipl.-Met. Dr. Ulrich Uhrner
Graz University of Technology | Institute of Internal Combustion Engines and Thermodynamics
Topic: Modelling of fine dust pollution considering secondary Aerosol formation

14:45 - 15:30 hrs.

SESSION IV "Case Reports: Clean Air Measures in European Cities"
Presentations followed by discussions

Elliot Treharne
Greater London Authority | Air Quality Manager
Topic: Improving air quality in London

Dr. Annette Rauterberg-Wulff
Senate Administration for Urban Development and Environment | Action Planning
Topic: Air quality measures in Berlin and their impact

15:30 - 16:00 hrs. Break
16:00 - 17:30 hrs.

Continuation of SESSION IV "Case Reports: Clean Air Measures in European Cities "

DI Dr. Werner Prutsch
Environmental Protection Agency Graz | Head of Department
Topic: Fine Dust in Greater Graz

Dr. Luca Verdi
Regional Environmental Agency South Tyrol | Section 29 - Laboratory for Physical Chemistry
Topic: Case report from South Tyrol

Dr. Guido Lanzani
Environmental Agency Lombardy | Head of Air quality monitoring Section Air
Topic: Milano and Po Valley Air quality: analysis and perspectives

17:30 - 18:00 hrs. Break
18:00 - 19:00 hrs.

Moderated Panel Discussion
"How does Europe become fine dust free in the future?"
Presentation: ORF weatherman Marcus Wadsak

Participants of the panel discussion:
Dr.in Beate Prettner - Member of the Provincial Government
Mag.a Andrea Wulz - City Councillor Environment
Peter Steinkellner - City Councillor Transport
Dr. Wolfgang Hafner - Head of Dept. Environmental Protection
MSc. Ulla Rasmussen - VCÖ Austrian Traffic Club
Marie-Eve Héroux - Technical Officer, WHO
DI Dr. Werner Prutsch - Environmental Agency of the City of Graz
Dr. Jürgen Schneider - Federal Environmental Agency Vienna

20:00 hrs. Reception of the Capital City of Klagenfurt on Lake Wörthersee
Maria Loretto Castle | Doors open 19:30 | Start: 20: 00
Presentation: ORF Weatherman Marcus Wadsak

Welcoming words from the Mayor of Klagenfurt Christian Scheider, afterwards buffet with Carinthian delicacies and background music by "the welken Nelken"

Thursday, 21 June 2012

08:00 - 17:00 hrs. Registration of participants at Klagenfurt Concert Hall
09:00 - 17:00 hrs. Opening hours for exhibitors in the Concert Hall
09:00 - 12:30 hrs. SESSION V "Introduction of the LIFE Project CMA+"
Presentations followed by discussions
Results of the LIFE Project CMA+ ("fine dust glue")

Dr. Wolfgang Hafner
Municipality of the City of Klagenfurt on Lake Wörthersee | Head of Department of Environmental Protection
Topic: EU-LIFE-Project CMA+ - Implementation in Klagenfurt

Mag. (FH) Oskar Januschke
Municipality of the City of Lienz | Head of Department Environment and Civil Protection
Topic: EU-LIFE-Project CMA+ - Implementation in Lienz

DDr. Alexander Steiner
Municipality of the City of Bruneck | Police of Bruneck
Topic: EU-LIFE-Project CMA+ - Implementation in Bruneck

10:15 - 10:45 hrs. Break
REMINDER: Don't forget to hand in your Congress evaluation and the voring card for the creativity competition at the info counter in the ground floor.
 10:45 - 12:30 hrs.

 
Mag. Gerhard Bachler

Graz University of Technology | Institute of Internal Combustion Engines and Thermodynamics
Topic: Results of air quality measurements in the partner cities Klagenfurt, Lienz and Bruneck within the framework of the EU-LIFE-Project CMA+

Mats Gustafsson
VTI
Topic: Dust binder tests in the VTI road simulator

Tina Klarskov
Nordisk Aluminat | Sales Manager
Topic: Product improvements and ecological balance of CMA

Wolfgang Kiselka
Vienna University of Technology
Topic: Cost-benefit analysis of CMA

12:30 - 14:00 hrs. Lunch-buffet - 1st. Floor Concert Hall - Mozarthall
14:00 - 15:00 hrs.

SESSION VI "Fine!Dust-Free into the Future"
Presentations followed by discussions

Alberto González Ortiz
European Environment Agency | Project Manager Air Data and Policy Assessment
Topic: PM Monitoring in ambient air using AirBase data

Mag. Gerhard Rupp
Governemnt of the State of Styria | Department Environment, Air and Noise
Topic: Air Quality Initiatives of Regions (AIR)

15:00 - 15:30 hrs.

Presentation of the Congress survey
Marion Trattnig (agentur macom)

Winner of the creativity competition
"My fine dust free city"

Closing words from the host
Dr. Wolfgang Hafner
(Head of the Department Environmental Protection | Municipality of the City of Klagenfurt on Lake Wörthersee)

15:30 - 16:30 hrs. Field trip to the CMA+ test track Druckerweg Klagenfurt
Meeting point: 16:00 in front of the Concert Hall
(Please register in advance – limited number of participants!)

Moderation: Marcus Wadsak (ORF)