[URBANTH-L]ANN: Upwind Downwind: Cities, Air and Health

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Wed Jan 25 14:31:09 EST 2006

Upwind Downwind: Cities, Air and Health
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Feb 27-28, 2006

 The conference serves as an important networking and information forum for
the exchange of research findings and innovative ideas to improve air
quality. It also highlights the roles that industry, community groups,
academia and government play in achieving air quality improvements.

Featured Speaker: Lawrence D. Frank, PhD., AICP, ASLA

Day 1: 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.

Day 2: Airshed Agreements and Regulations
Examples of airshed agreements in North America, in addition to Ontario's
new air quality regulations, will be highlighted.

Concrete examples of citizen groups, non-government organizations, industry,
academia and local, provincial and federal governments partnering to improve
air quality.

 Registration (before Feb 1, 2006)
$250 (Corporate, Academic, Government)
$80 (Students, Community & Non-Profit Groups)

Late Registration (after Feb 1, 2006)
$295 Corporate, Academic, Government)
$80 (Students, Community & Non-Profit Groups)

Exhibit booths available: $500 + taxes

Location:  City Hall, 71 Main Street West Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y5 Canada
Contact: totham at mcmaster.ca

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