Understanding and Managing Air Quality – April, 2019

This online course introduces the key aspects of air quality management, including the science behind the behaviour and effects of air pollution.  The course covers air quality principles and describes how pollutants are assessed through modelling, monitoring and emission inventories.   Participants will receive the course workbook and an electronic copy of the CASANZ Publication Air Quality Regulations and Odour Management in Australia and New Zealand. Early bird registrations close 8 March 2019.

START:
April 10, 2019
DURATION:
4 x 2 Hr sessions
CREDIT:
5
PRICE
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Address

Webinar - 1 pm AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time)   View map

Categories

Session 1: 10 April 2019, 1 pm AEST – 3 pm AEST

  • Introduction
  • Common air pollutants
  • Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs)

Session 2: 11 April 2019, 1 pm AEST – 3 pm AEST

  • Meteorology
  • Fate and Transport
  • Indoor air quality

Session 3: 17 April 2019, 1 pm AEST – 3 pm AEST

  • Atmospheric pollution modelling
  • Odour, dust and amenity

Session 4: 18 April 2019, 1 pm AEST – 3 pm AEST

  • Air pollution monitoring
  • Estimating emissions to air

More detail is available here.


Dr Gerda Kuschel – 
Emission Impossible Ltd

Gerda is a Director and Senior Air Quality Specialist at Emission Impossible Ltd.  She has spent 30 years working as a chemical and materials engineer for a broad range of industries across Australia and New Zealand, including oil & gas processing, metal smelting, research & development, government agencies, and environmental consulting.  Gerda is familiar with all aspects of air quality management including:

  • Air pollution health impacts assessment
  • Air quality policy and good practice guidance development
  • Ambient air quality monitoring
  • Cost-benefit analyses of policies/projects
  • Emissions control and reduction strategies
  • Emissions inventories, prediction and scenario modelling
  • Transport emissions monitoring/modelling

Gerda is a past President of the Clean Air Society of Australia and New Zealand and has published more than 400 technical documents and general articles on air quality and environmental sustainability issues.  She was the lead author of the Updated Health and Air Pollution in New Zealand (HAPINZ) Study as well as the National Compliance Strategy to Meet the National Environmental Standards for Air Quality and other national good practice guidance.  She has been has been actively involved in professional education and mentoring programmes for many years.

Louise Wickham – Emission Impossible Ltd

Louise is a Director and Senior Air Quality Specialist at Emission Impossible Ltd, with degrees in chemical engineering and environmental law.  She has 25 years’ experience working for both private and public sectors in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom on all aspects of air quality management including:

  • Local, regional and national air quality policy and regulation
  • Techniques and best practice for assessing the effects of discharges to air
  • Air pollution control
  • Dust control and assessment
  • Odour control and assessment

Louise is also the lead author of the NZ Ministry for the Environment’s Good Practice Guide for Assessing and Managing Odour and the Good Practice Guide for Assessing and Managing Dust.  She is an experienced presenter and has acted as an expert witness, Commissioner and Chair in numerous public hearings under the Resource Management Act 1991.

Course participants will receive an electronic copy of the course workbook, course certificate and CASANZ Publication Air Quality Regulations and Odour Management in Australia and New Zealand.  The session recordings will also be available for course participants.

The online course will be presented in four, 2 hour sessions using the GoToWebinar platform.

The two hour training session is considered an appropriate period for the online format.

The sessions have been designed to be interactive including discussion and case studies.

Participants that miss a live session can catch up using the recording of the event.  The recording will not be available for non-participants to purchase.

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to air quality, with each topic building on earlier material.  It is recommended that participants attend all four sessions.

However, single session tickets are available for people wishing to focus on one topic.

The cost is AU$220 (member) and $AU286 (non member).

Single sessions attract 3 CAQP CPD points.

Please contact Jacinda Shen (Email) to register for this option.

Member

Early bird, before 8 March 2019: AU$590

Registration after 8 March 2019: AU$660

Late Registration, after 5 April 2019: AU$760

Non-Member

Early bird, before 8 March 2019: AU$850

Registration after 8 March 2019: AU$940

Late Registration, after 5 April 2019: AU$1,040

Student/Retired

Registration: AU$330

Late Registration, after 5 April 2019: AU$430

NOTE: It is cheaper to become an individual member of CASANZ than pay the non-member price.  Join here.

Discounts

Only one discount type is applicable per registration, the following discounts are available:

Multiple registration discount:  three or more registrations from the same organisation receive a 20% discount.  Apply the coupon code Multi19 at the checkout.

Government employee discount: 10% discount on the early bird member rate is available for all government employees regardless of membership status.  Apply the coupon code Gov19 at the checkout.

NOTE: Registrations are currently closed.  If you are interested in attending this course in the future, please contact Jacinda Shen.

Jacinda Shen Training Manager
Email

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