NOV 12-16

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW | NOVEMBER 12-16

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DAY 1 BAQ Pre-Events | 12 November 2018, Monday
VenueEiffel 1, Level 1, Pullman Hotel KuchingPetra 1, Pullman Hotel KuchingPullman Hotel Kuching
Time
9:00-13:00

Capacity Building Programme for National Air Quality Managers 

(UN Environment, Asia Pacific Clean Air Partnership, and Asian Institute of Technology) 

[by invitation]

 

 Integrating Co-benefits into Air Quality and Climate Change Policies 

 (IGES) 

[by invitation]

13:00-17:00

Regional Closing Workshop of Transport and Climate Change in the ASEAN Region 

(GIZ) 

[by invitation]

 

DAY 2 BAQ Pre-Events | 13 November 2018, Tuesday
8:00-9:00

 

REGISTRATION

 

VenueRooms 2 & 3, BCCKRoom 12, BCCKRoom 13, BCCKRoom 6, BCCKRoom 11, BCCKEiffel 1, Level 1, Pullman Hotel KuchingRooms 4 & 5, BCCKRoom 8, BCCKRooms 9 & 10, BCCK
Time

 

9:00-10:30

 

Air Quality Management and Climate Change

 

Air Quality and its Impact on Health

 

 

 

Clean Energy for Better Air Quality

 

 

Malaysia

Focus Group Discussion

(MESTECC)

 

Malaysia

Focus Group Discussion

(DOE)

 

 

Capacity Building Programme for National Air Quality Managers

 

(UN Environment, Asia Pacific Clean Air Partnership, and Asian Institute of Technology)

 

[by invitation]

 

 

Regional Policy Dialogue on Fuel Economy in Asia &

2nd APEC Workshop on Policy Dialogue on Fuel Economy Platform

 

APEC, GIZ and, UN Environment

 

 

Estimating the Benefits of Improving Air Quality: Intro to the BenMAP-CE Tool

 

US EPA

 

 

 

 

AirNow International Collaboration Meeting, Messaging and Outreach and AirNow System and Big Data Demo

 

US EPA

 

 

10:30-11:00

 

Coffee Break & Networking

 

Poster presentations (BCCK foyer)

 

 

 

 

 

11:00-12:30

 

Air Quality Management and Climate

 

Air Quality and its Impact on Health

 

 

Big Data Applications and Air Pollution Modelling

 

Malaysia

Focus Group Discussion

(MESTECC)

 

Malaysia

Focus Group Discussion

(DOE)

12:30-13:30

 

Lunch (Plenary Hall, BCCK)

Poster presentations (BCCK foyer)

 

 

Lunch

 

 

13:30-15:00

 

Air Pollution Control and Technologies

 

 

Indoor Air Pollution

 

 

Sustainable Transport Solutions for Cities

 

Malaysia

Focus Group Discussion

(MESTECC)

 

 

Malaysia  Focus Group Discussion

(DOE)

                                    

Consultation Meeting on Regional Policy/ Governmental Meetings on Urban Air Quality in Asia

 

(UN Environment, Clean Air Asia)

 

[by invitation]

 

2nd APEC Workshop on Policy Dialogue on Fuel Economy & 4th Forum of the ASEAN Fuel Economy Platform

 

(APEC, GIZ and, UN Environment)

 

Estimating the Benefits of Improving Air Quality: Intro to the BenMAP-CE Tool

 

(US EPA)

 

 

 

AirNow International Collaboration Meeting, Messaging and Outreach and AirNow System and Big Data Demo

 

(US EPA)

 

15:00-15:30

 

Coffee Break & Networking

Poster presentations (BCCK foyer)

 

15:30-17:00

 

Air Pollution Monitoring and Process

 

 

Indoor Air Pollution

 

 

 

Malaysia

Focus Group Discussion

(MESTECC)

 

Malaysia Focus Group Discussion

(DOE)

17:00-18:00

 

 

Poster presentations (BCCK foyer)

18:00 – 19:30

 

WELCOME RECEPTION (BCCK)

 

DAY 1 BAQ Main Conference | 14 November 2018, Wednesday
8:00-9:00

 

REGISTRATION

 

 

OPENING PLENARY

Great Hall A & B, BCCK

9:00-10:30

 Welcome Remarks from the Organizers

Hjh Noor Zaitun Yahaya, President, Clean Air Forum Society of Malaysia

Bjarne Pedersen, Executive Director, Clean Air Asia

Setting the Scene

Robert O’Keefe, Chairman, Clean Air Asia

Keynote Message

Dr Jamilah Hashim, Director of Sarawak State Health Department, Ministry of Health, Malaysia

YB Puan Isnaraissah Munirah Majlis, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change of Malaysia

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break and Networking

Poster presentations (BCCK foyer)

11:00-12:00

Opening Keynote Session

CHANGEMAKERS’ FORUM: Advancing Action Towards Breathable, Cleaner Air in Asian Cities
This session highlights the commitments and actions undertaken by environmental and air quality champions and changemakers in Asia.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Bambang Susantono, Vice President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, Asian Development Bank
  • He Kebin, Dean of the School of Environment, Tsinghua University
  • Erik Solheim, Executive Director, UN Environment (video message)* and Bert Fabian, Programme Officer, Air Quality and Mobility, UN Environment
  • Marconi Madai, Vice President Health, Safety, Security & Environment, Sarawak Energy Berhad
12:00-12:30

Opening of Exhibition

Poster presentations (BCCK foyer)

LUNCH (Great Hall C & D, BCCK)
 

Venue Rooms 2 & 3, BCCKRoom 6, BCCKRooms 4 & 5, BCCKRooms 8 & 9, BCCKRooms 10 & 11, BCCKRoom 13, BCCK
Track AIR QUALITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE 

CLEAN ENERGY

FOR BETTER AIR QUALITY

CITY SOLUTIONS

FOR CLEAN AIR

SPECIAL SESSIONS

MYCAS SESSIONS

 

 

13:30-15:00

 

Air Pollution in Asia and the Pacific: Science-based Solutions

(UN Environment/APCAP, CCAC, and Clean Air Asia)

 

U.S. Airshed Planning

(US EPA)

Air Quality and Clean Energy Dialogue: Strengthening emission standards for coal-fired power plants

 

(Clean Air Asia)

 

City Solutions and Good Practices: Engaging Cities for Sustainable Urban Mobility (MobiliseYourCity)

 

(GIZ)

 

Strategies to combat used vehicle import in vehicle importing coutries of South East Asia: Country experiences

 

(CSE)

 

 

 

MyCAS Keynote Address

 

 

 

15:00-15:30

Coffee Break and Networking

Poster presentations (BCCK foyer)

VenueRooms 2 & 3, BCCKRoom 6, BCCKRoom 4 & 5, BCCKRooms 8 & 9, BCCKRooms 10 & 11, BCCKRoom 13, BCCK
Track

AIR QUALITY AND

CLIMATE CHANGE

CLEAN ENERGY

FOR BETTER AIR QUALITY

CITY SOLUTIONS

FOR CLEAN AIR

SPECIAL SESSIONSMYCAS SESSIONS

 

15:30-17:00

 

Micro Air Sensors: The State of the Technology and Application

 

(TD Environmental Services, Clean Air Asia)

 

Implementing Euro 4/IV and Developing a Roadmap to Euro 6/VI in Asia

 

(UN Environment/CCAC and Clean Air Asia)

 

City Solutions and Good Practices to Address Urban Air Pollution

 

(Ricardo Energy & Environment, ADB, and Clean Air Asia)

 

 

Media for Better Air Quality

 

(Energy Foundation and Clean Air Asia) 

 

 

Action for Integrated Better Air Quality: Learnings from Indian Cities

 

(Clean Air Asia and IBAQ)

 

 

Air Pollution Monitoring and Process

(MyCAS)

 

17:00-18:00Poster presentations (BCCK foyer)Urban Walkability and Air Sensing Tour (streets of Kuching)
17:00-18:30 (tour); 18:30-20:00 (end-of-tour discussions at The Old Courthouse)
 
(ITDP, Sonoma Technology, UNIMAS, UiTM, Clean Air Asia)
18:30

 

BAQ MEET-UPS (cafes/bistros around Kuching city)

 

DAY 2 BAQ Main Conference | 15 November 2018, Thursday
8:00-9:00REGISTRATION
VenueRooms 2 & 3, BCCKRooms 4 & 5, BCCKRooms 8 & 9, BCCKRoom 4, BCCKRoom 12, BCCKRooms 10 & 11, BCCK
Track

AIR QUALITY AND

CLIMATE CHANGE

CLEAN ENERGY

FOR BETTER AIR QUALITY

CITY SOLUTIONS

FOR CLEAN AIR

SPECIAL SESSIONS

MyCAS & KOSAE SESSIONS

(oral presentation of abstracts)

9:00-10:30

 

AirNow and BenMAP Users Symposium – Tools for Air Quality Management

 

(US EPA)

 

 

The Roadmap to Real Zero- Emission Mobility

 

(UN Environment and Clean Air Asia)

 

 

 

Healthier, More Livable Cities in Asia: IBAQ Achievements and Lessons Learned

 

(Clean Air Asia)

 

 

 

China Forum: China’s Path towards Blue Skies Part 1: China Clean Air Action at Country and City Level

 

(Clean Air Asia, EFC, NRDC and RBF)

 

 

Urban Planning and City Solutions for Clean Air

 

(MyCAS)

 

Ozone

 

(KOSAE)

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break and Networking

Poster presentations (BCCK foyer)

Fuel Economy Chatbot/App Launch (GIZ) (Launch Pad, Concourse A, BCCK)

 

 

PLENARY SESSION

Great Hall A & B, BCCK

11:00-12:30

 

BUSINESS FORUM: Business for Better Air Quality

This is a platform for CEOs and industry leaders to share their opinions in addressing air pollution, investing in solutions for better air quality, challenges and barriers when introducing clean technologies and solutions, and the profitability of green investments.

Sustainable Transport Solutions Panel 

●          Vince Socco, Executive Vice President, Toyota Motor Asia Pacific

●          Sheila Watson, Deputy Director, and Director of Environment and Research, FIA Foundation

●          Antonio Multari, Director of International Sales, MAHA (Maschinenbau Haldenwang GmbH & Co. KG) and Technical Expert for Emissions, CITA (International Motor Vehicle Inspection Committee)

●          Marconi Madai, Vice President Health, Safety, Security & Environment, Sarawak Energy Berhad

Data-Driven Solutions Panel 

●          Attilio Poli, Managing Director, APAQ Group

●          Johnson Khor, Regional Sales Manager, HORIBA Instruments Singapore

●          Bob Zheng, Director of Business Development, Cities Center of Competence Asia, Siemens

Moderator: Robin Hicks, Eco-Business

 

12:30-13:30

LUNCH (Great Hall C&D, BCKK)

Poster presentations (foyer)

IBAQ e-Learning Launch (Room 6, BCCK)

 

Venue Rooms 2 & 3, BCCKRooms 4 & 5, BCCKRooms 8 & 9, BCCKRoom 14, BCCKRoom 12, BCCKRooms 10 & 11, BCCK
Track AIR QUALITY AND CLIMATE CHANGECLEAN ENERGY FOR BETTER AIR QUALITY

CITY SOLUTIONS FOR

CLEAN AIR

SPECIAL SESSIONS

MYCAS & AWMA SESSIONS

(oral presentation of abstracts)

13:30-15:00

Air Pollution and Health: Evidence to Catalyze Local Action

 

(Vital Strategies and HEI)

 

What are cars really emitting in our cities? The Real Urban Emissions Initiative (TRUE)

 

(FIA Foundation)

 

 

Future Cities: Developing Sustainable Urban Areas in Asia

 

(Clean Air Asia)

 

 

 

China Forum: China’s Path towards Blue Skies Part 2: China Coal Control

 

(Clean Air Asia, EFC, NRDC and RBF)

 

International Action and Cooperation on Air Pollution Management

 

(MyCAS)

 

The Roles of Particulate Matter Characterization and Source Apportionment in Air Quality Management

 

(AWMA)

15:00-15:30

Coffee Break and Networking

Poster presentations (BCCK foyer)

UN Environment Air Quality and Mobility Program Launch (Launch Pad, Concourse A, BCCK)

Venue Rooms 2 & 3, BCCKRoom 6, BCCKRooms 4 & 5, BCCKRooms 8 & 9, BCCKRoom 14, BCCKRoom 12, BCCKRooms 10 & 11, BCCK
Track AIR QUALITY AND CLIMATE CHANGECLEAN ENERGY FOR BETTER AIR QUALITY

CITY SOLUTIONS

FOR CLEAN AIR

SPECIAL SESSIONS

MYCAS & AWMA SESSIONS

(oral presentation of abstracts)

15:30-17:00

 

Innovations to Accelerate Progress on Clean Air and Climate Action

 

(Vital Strategies) 

 

The Multiple Benefits of Clear Air: From Quantitative Models to Policy Applications

 

(Institute for Global Environmental Strategies/Asian Co-benefits Partnership)

 

German Partnership for Sustainable Mobility: Clean Air – Made in Germany: Asian – German exchange on air quality

 

(GIZ)

 

Better Air Quality for

Child-Friendly Cities

 

(FIA Foundation and Clean Air Asia)

 

 

China Forum: China’s Path towards Blue Skies Part 3: China Mobile Sources Pollution Control

 

(Clean Air Asia, EFC, NRDC and RBF)

 

 

Air Pollution Monitoring and Process

 

(MyCAS)

 

 

 

The Roles of Particulate Matter Characterization and Source Apportionment in Air Quality Management

 

(AWMA)

 

17:00-18:00

BreathLife Cities Signing Ceremony (Launch Pad, Concourse A, Bcck)

Poster presentations (BCCK foyer)

19:30-21:30GALA DINNER (Great Hall C & D, BCCK)
DAY 3 BAQ Main Conference | 16 November 2018, Friday
8:00-9:00REGISTRATION
Venue Rooms 2 & 3, BCCKRoom 13, BCCKRooms 4 & 5, BCCKRooms 10 & 11, BCCKRoom 12, BCCK
Track

 

AIR QUALITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE

 

CITY SOLUTIONS

FOR CLEAN AIR

SPECIAL SESSIONS

MYCAS SESSIONS 

(oral presentation of abstracts)

 

9:00-10:30

 

Pathways to Global Clean Air

 

(IUAPPA)

 

 

Asia-Pacific Mercury Monitoring Network

 

(USEPA)

 

 

 

Green Freight and Urban Logistics: System-wide Solutions for Greening Logistics

 

(CCAC and Clean Air Asia)

 

 

 

Solutions to Reduce Air Pollution in South Asia

 

(ICIMOD and Clean Air Asia)

 

 

Air Quality Management and Climate Change

 

(MyCAS)

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break and Networking

Poster presentations (BCCK foyer)

 

11:00-12:00

 

PLENARY SESSION/ MULTI-STAKEHOLDER FORUM: The Race to Cleaner Air in Asian Cities: Top 3 Priorities to Beat Air Pollution

 

The forum will be a platform for key representatives from various sectors including development agencies, youth, scientists, media, policymaker/city representative, to share their insights on the top 3 priorities for Asia to be air pollution-free and discussions on the role that every sector plays and top priority actions/solutions to be taken by their sector

Panelists:

●          POLICYMAKER: Mark Kasman, Director of Regional and Billateral Affairs, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

●          SCIENTIST: Prof. Young Sunwoo, President, Korean Society for Atmospheric Environment

●          DEVELOPMENT AGENCY: Soraya Smaoun, Air Quality Coordinator, UN Environment

●          MEDIA: Howie Severino, Vice President, GMA News

●          YOUTH: Aakash Arora, Coordinator, Youth Clean Air Network Initiative

Moderator: Bindu Lohani, Clean Air Asia

12:00-13:00BAQ 2018 CLOSING
Presentation of the Kong Ha Award for Excellence in Air Quality Management
Cities for Clean Air Awards
BAQ 2018 Conference Statement
BAQ 2020 Announcement
13:00-14:00LUNCH (Great Hall C&D, BCKK)

*This program is tentative. Pre and side events, session topics and speakers, organizers, and schedules may still change.

BAQ PRE-EVENTS

Date/TimeTitleOrganizersVenueRemarks
Pre-events – Monday, 12 November
o9:00-17:30Capacity Building Programme for National Air Quality ManagersUN Environment, Asia Pacific Clean Air Partnership, and Asian Institute of TechnologyPetra, Pullman Hotel KuchingBy invitation
o8:30-17:00Integrating Co-benefits into Air Quality and Climate Change PoliciesIGESGiza Room, Level 2, Pullman Hotel KuchingBy invitation
13:00-17:00Regional Closing Workshop of Transport and Climate Change in the ASEAN RegionGIZOlympia, Pullman Hotel KuchingBy invitation
Pre-events – Monday, 13 November
09:00-17:00

MyCAS-led sessions

·          Air Quality Management and Climate Change

·          Air Quality and its Impact on Health

·          Clean Energy for Better Air Quality

·          Big Data Applications and Air Pollution Modelling

·          Air Pollution Control and Technologies

·          Indoor Air Pollution

·          Sustainable Transport Solutions for Cities

·          Air Pollution Monitoring and Process

The Clean Air Forum Society of Malaysia (MyCAS)Rooms 2 & 3, 12, 13 BCCKOpen Sessions
13:00-17:00Malaysia Focus Group DiscussionsMinistry of Energy, Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment of Malaysia (MESTECC), and Department of Environment of Malaysia (DOE)Rooms 6, BCCKBy invitation
08:30-12:00Capacity Building Programme for National Air Quality ManagersUN Environment, Asia Pacific Clean Air Partnership, and Asian Institute of TechnologyPetra, Pullman Hotel KuchingBy invitation
08:30-12:00Consultation Meeting on Regional Policy/ Governmental Meetings on Urban Air Quality in AsiaUN Environment, Clean Air AsiaEiffel 1, Level 1, Pullman Hotel KuchingBy invitation
09:00-17:002nd APEC Workshop on Policy Dialogue on Fuel Economy Platform & 4th Forum of the ASEAN Fuel EconomyAPEC, GIZ and, UN EnvironmentRooms 4 & 5, BCCKBy invitation
9:00-17:00Estimating the Benefits of Improving Air Quality: Intro to the BenMAP-CE ToolU.S. Environmental Protection AgencyRoom 8, BCCKPre-registration
09:00-17:00AirNow International Collaboration Meeting, Messaging and Outreach and AirNow System and Big Data DemoU.S. Environmental Protection AgencyRoom 9Pre-registration

SIDE MEETINGS & WORKSHOPS

Date/TimeTitleOrganizersVenueRemarks
Wednesday, 14 November 
9:00-17:00Training on Time Series Analysis for Air Quality and HealthUN EnvironmentGiza Room, Level 1, Pullman Hotel KuchingBy invitation
13:30-15:00IBAQ Advisory Group MeetingClean Air AsiaRoom 7, BCCKClosed meeting
18:00-19:30BAQ Meet-Up: Air Quality Flags Program for Schools (Workshop)U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Granary + Bar

23, Wayang St, Kuching Town

Open event
18:30 onwardsBAQ Meet-Up: Air Sensor Stakeholders Meet-upTD Environmental Services, Clean Air Asia

The Old Courthouse

7, Jalan Barrack, 93000 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

Open event
BAQ Meet-Up: CSO meet-up on Air Pollution and Clean Air Energy InitiativesClean Air AsiaThe White Barouk
Kuching Town Land District
Tebingan Kuching, Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman
By invitation
18:30-20:30BAQ Meet-Up: Technology Transfer for Air Pollution and the Needs of Indian CitiesClean Air AsiaPullman Hotel KuchingClosed meeting
Thursday, 15 November
09:00-12:00Training on Time Series Analysis for Air Quality and HealthUN EnvironmentGiza Room, Level 2,Pullman Hotel KuchingBy invitation
10:30-12:00Air Pollution and Children’s HealthUS Environmental Protection AgencyRoom 2 & 3, BCCKClosed meeting
10:30-11:00Fuel Economy Chatbot/App LaunchGIZLaunch Pad, Councourse A, BCCKClosed meeting
12:30-13:30IBAQ e-Learning LaunchClean Air AsiaRoom 6, BCCKBy invitation
13:00-14:30Strategising Health Effects Communication and Other Health Initiatives in IndiaClean Air AsiaRoom 7, BCCKBy invitation
13:30-17:00Project Workshop: Air quality assessments for health and environment policies in Africa and Asia-PacificUN EnvironmentMacchu Picchu, Level 2, Pullman Hotel KuchingBy invitation
13:30-15:30Stakeholder Consultation Workshop: A New Research Agenda for Sustainable Transport in Low Income CountriesIMC WorldwideRoom 13, BCCKBy invitation
15:00-15:30UN Environment Air Quality and Mobility Program LaunchUN EnvironmentLaunch Pad, Concourse A, BCCKOpen event
17:00-18:00BreathLife Cities Signing CeremonyCCAC, Clean Air AsiaLaunch Pad, Concourse A, BCCKOpen event
Friday, 16 November 
08:00-17:00Pilot Delivery of the Training Toolkit on Urban Air Quality Management for Emerging EconomiesUN Environment, Asia Pacific Clean Air Partnership, Clean Air AsiaRoom 6, BCCKBy invitation

LAUNCHES & TOURS

Date/TimeTitleOrganizersVenueRemarks
Wednesday, 14 November 
15:00-15:30Clean Air Asia Launch (TBC)Clean Air AsiaLaunch Pad, Concourse A, BCCKOpen event
17:00-18:30Urban Walkability and Air Sensing TourITDP, Sonoma Technology, UNIMAS, Clean Air AsiaStreets in Kuching city; tour ends at The Old Courthouse, Commons RoomLimited slots; pre-registration is required
Thursday, 15 November
10:30-11:00Fuel Economy Chatbot/AppGIZLaunch Pad, Concourse A, BCCKOpen event
12:30-13:30IBAQ e-Learning LaunchClean Air AsiaRoom 6, BCCKBy invitation
15:00-15:30UN Environment project LaunchUN EnvironmentLaunch Pad, Concourse A, BCCKOpen event
17:00-17:30BreatheLife Cities Signing (TBC)

CCAC, Clean Air Asia

Launch Pad, Concourse A, BCCKOpen event

SOCIAL EVENTS

Date/TimeTitleOrganizersVenueRemarks
Tuesday, 13 November
18:00-19:30Welcome ReceptionMyCASBCCK foyerOpen to all BAQ participants
Thursday, 15 November
18:00-20:00Gala DinnerMyCASGreat Hall C&D, BCKKOpen to all BAQ participants
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