Clean Air in Europe for All

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Clean Air in Europe for All

Air Pollution and Health: taking stock of the proposed revision to the Ambient Air Quality Directive (In-person event).

By European Respiratory Society

When and where

Date and time

Wednesday, May 24 · 9am - 6pm CEST


Thon Hotel EU 75 Rue de la Loi 1000 Bruxelles Belgium

About this event

The aim of this meeting is to discuss the recently proposed revisions to the EU Ambient Air Quality Directive (AAQD).

We will look at its strengths and weaknesses, identify remaining challenges and explore additional policy options.

The science and policy topics discussed across the day will cover issues such as:

  • health effects at low levels of exposure to pollution 
  • the relative contributions of different sources or constituents of air pollution
  • best practice examples of successful air quality interventions
  • how to maximize health benefits for everyone in Europe and beyond.

This meeting is co-organised by the European Respiratory Society (ERS), the Health Effects Institute (HEI) and the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE).

Please be aware that this is an only an application to register and further confirmation will be sent ahead of the event.


8:30 AM - 9:00 AM


9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Opening and Keynote Speakers

Opening address - Javi Lopez, EU Parliament, Rapporteur for the AAQD

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Proposal for Revisions of the EU Ambient Air Quality Directive

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Coffee break

10:45 AM - 11:35 AM

Reviewing the Latest Science on Air Pollution and Health - Part 1

11:35 AM - 12:15 PM

What are the Strengths and Weaknesses of the Proposed AAQD?

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch Break

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Reviewing the Latest Science on Air Pollution and Health - Part 2

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Coffee Break

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

National and Local Level Perspectives Towards Clean Air

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Clean Air in Europe For All: Where do we need to go from here?

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Closing Comments and Adjourn

4:15 PM - 6:00 PM


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