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The theme of the conference is “New Frontiers”. Within this overall theme, there will be a separate theme for each day which is outlined below:




Liveable Cities

“More liveable cities with better air quality and less environmental impact”

Exposure & Health

“Pollution events, exposure, health impacts, community engagement, and solutions”

Better Outcomes

“Innovative solutions to persistent and emerging air quality issues”

Keynote Presenter and 5 invited topical, industry related guest speakers

The presentations will be followed by a panel session, formed with the key presenters and industry representatives who will spend some time identifying the key issues and hot topics in relation to the relevant theme.

Sub Theme presentations:



Transport including:

» Ports

» Airports

» Tunnels

» Hubs


Sub Theme presentations:

Social media

Exposure & Health

Community engagement

Extreme exposure eg.

» Hazelwood mine fire

» Regional and urban smoke

» Dust

» Landfill gas

Sub Theme presentations:


Climate change


Indoor air

Emerging pollutants




Keynote Speakers


Mr Simon Birkett  - is Founder and Director of ‘Clean Air in London’ which has campaigned since 2006 to achieve full compliance with World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines for air quality throughout London and elsewhere. Click here for a full Bio.


Dr Sarah Henderson - Senior Scientist at the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) and Assistant Professor in the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada.  Click here for a full Bio.


Prof. Rod Jones  Professor of Atmospheric Science in the Centre for Atmospheric Science, Department of Chemistry, at the University of Cambridge. Click here for a full Bio.


Invited Speaker


Dr Martine Dennekamp - is an occupational and environment health researcher. Click here for a Full Bio.


Geoff Lawler - Director City Planning and Infrastructure. Click here for a Full Bio.


Professor Roger Jones - Professional Research fellow, Victoria Institute of Strategic Economic Studies (VISES). Click here for a Full Bio.


Bob Hyde - Air Specialist and Manager of the air section of Tasmania's EPA division in the department of Promary Industries, Parks, Water and the Environment. Click here for a Full Bio.


Cathy Wilkinson - Executive Director of Knowledge, Standards and Assessments. Click here for a Full Bio.


Wayne Smith - Director of Environmental Health Branch in the NEW Ministry of Health. Click here for a Full Bio


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Important Dates:

20 - 23 September, 2015
CASANZ 2015 Conference





Getting Clean Air in Cities


Simon Birkett, Director Clean Air London, UK.


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