24. October 2018 - 8:00 till 11:00
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Breakfast Briefing on Air Quality | Engineers Ireland | Wednesday, 24. October 2018

Breakfast Briefing on Air Quality
Date: 0815 hrs (8.15 am), Wednesday, 24 October 2018
Venue:  Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

Summary Air quality has a significant impact on our health and wellbeing. There have been several research studies carried out in Air Quality. This session will provide an overview of research work being carried in Ireland and policy measures being developed by Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment and Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport to improve air quality.
Agenda
8.20 am - Opening Chairman: Assistant Professor John Gallagher, Trinity College Dublin/ ASHRAE
8.30 am - An overview of the development of the national clean air strategy by Michael Young, Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment         
9.00 am - The Impact of Transport on Air Quality by Dr Faye Carroll, Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport           
9.30 am -  The impact of solid fuel on outdoor air quality by Dr Jurgita Ovadnevaite, NUI Galway
10.00 am -   The impact of energy efficient renovation on Indoor Air Quality by Dr. Marie Coggins NUI Galway
10.30 am - Open Forum with panel Q&A
11.00 am - Close
This briefing is joint event organised by both Engineers Ireland and the ASHRAE Ireland Chapter.