Agenda of the workshop "Air Pollution in Cities"

This workshop was held in Berlin, September 10th 2013

 

PART I: LOW EMISSION ZONES AND THE AIR QUALITY DIRECTIVE

09.00 - 10.00 Coffee and registration

10.00 - 10.20 Welcome

  Carsten Wachholz, Deputy Head of Department for Environmental Policy and
   Conservation, NABU e.V.

   Heiko Balsmeyer, Project Coordinator, VCD e.V.

 

10.20 - 10.50 European city ranking in relation to air quality

   Arne Fellermann, Project Coordinator, BUND e.V.

 

10.50 - 11.20 LEZs and air quality in German cities

   Martin Lutz, Head of Sector Air Quality Management, Berlin Senate Department for Urban Development and Environment

 

11.20 - 11.50 LEZs in Copenhagen to fulfill the Air Quality Directive (in English)

   Kåre Press-Kristensen, Senior Advisor, The Danish Ecocouncil

 

11.50 - 12.20 How will the Commission enforce the air quality directive (in English)

   Marco Gasparinetti, Principal Lawyer , European Commission

 

12.20 - 13.00 Discussion

 

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch and coffee

 

PART II: POLLUTION WITH ULTRAFINE EXHAUST PARTICLES (PM0.1)

14.00 - 14.30 Health and climate effects of exhaust particles

   Dr. Axel Friedrich, International Transport Advisor

14.30 - 15.00 Measurements of exhaust particles in Berlin (in English)

   Kåre Press-Kristensen, Senior Advisor, The Danish Ecocouncil

15.00 - 16.00 Discussion

 

The workshop will be moderated by Dagmar Dehmer (Der Tagesspiegel).