NOV 12-16

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW | NOVEMBER 12-16

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DAY 1 BAQ Pre-Events | 12 November 2018, Monday
Venue Eiffel 1, Level 1, Pullman Hotel Kuching Petra 1, Pullman Hotel Kuching Pullman 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]
  Co-Benefits Training
(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
Venue Rooms 2 & 3, BCCK Room 12, BCCK Room 13, BCCK Room 6, BCCK Room 11, BCCK Eiffel 1, Level 1, Pullman Hotel Kuching Rooms 4 & 5, BCCK Room 8, BCCK Rooms 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]
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
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)
 
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)
17:00-17:30 Poster presentations (BCCK foyer)
17:30-19:30 WELCOME RECEPTION
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 Organisers

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

Honorable Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad, Minister of Health, Malaysia

 

Keynote Session

CHANGEMAKERS’ FORUM: Advancing Action Towards Breathable, Cleaner Air in Asian Cities

This session aims to highlight commitments and actions undertaken by environmental and air quality champions and changemakers from Asia.

Keynote Speakers:

●          Dr. Bambang Susantono, Vice President for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, Asian Development Bank

●          Prof. 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

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break and Networking

Poster presentations (BCCK foyer)

11:00-12:00

OPENING CEREMONY

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

Honorable Minister Yeo Bee Yin, Minister of Energy, Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment of Malaysia (to be confirmed)

Right Honorable Abang Abdul Rahman Zohari Abang Openg, Chief Minister of Sarawak (to be confirmed)

12:00-12:30 Opening of Exhibition
Press Conference
Poster presentations (BCCK foyer) 
12:30-13:30 LUNCH (Great Hall C&D, BCKK)
Venue Rooms 2 & 3, BCCK Room 6, BCCK Rooms 4 & 5, BCCK Rooms 8 & 9, BCCK Rooms 10 & 11, BCCK Room 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, Clean Air Asia)

 

Airshed Planning

(USEPA)

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)

 

Dumping of second hand (polluting) vehicles in India/South Asia

 

(CSE)

 

 

(CSE)

 

 

 

MyCAS Plenary Session

 

(MyCAS)

 

15:00-15:30

Coffee Break and Networking

Poster presentations (BCCK foyer)

Clean Air Asia (Launch Pad, Concourse A, Level 1, BCCK)

Venue Rooms 2 & 3, BCCK Rooms 4 & 5, BCCK Room 8 & 9, BCCK Rooms 10 & 11, BCCK Room 12, BCCK Room 13, BCCK
Track

AIR QUALITY AND

CLIMATE CHANGE

CLEAN ENERGY

FOR BETTER AIR QUALITY

CITY SOLUTIONS

FOR CLEAN AIR

SPECIAL SESSIONS MYCAS SESSIONS

 

15:30-17:00

 

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, Clean Air Asia)

 

City Solutions and Good Practices to Address Urban Air Pollution

 

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

 

 

Media for Better Air Quality

 

(Clean Air Asia)

 

 

Action for Integrated Better Air Quality: Learnings from Indian Cities

 

(Clean Air Asia and IBAQ)

 

 

Air Pollution Monitoring and Process*

(MyCAS)

 

17:00-18:00 Poster presentations (BCCK foyer)

Urban Walkability and Air Sensing Tour (streets of Kuching)

 

(ITDP, Sonoma Technology, UNIMAS, Clean Air Asia)

18:30 –

 

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

 

DAY 2 BAQ Main Conference | 15 November 2018, Thursday
8:00-9:00 REGISTRATION
Venue Rooms 2 & 3, BCCK Rooms 4 & 5, BCCK Rooms 8 & 9, BCCK Room 14, BCCK Room 12, BCCK Rooms 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
9:00-10:30

 

AirNow and BenMAP Users Symposium – Tools for Air Quality Management

 

(US EPA)

 

 

The Roadmap to Real-Zero Emissions Mobility

 

 

(Clean Air Asia, UN Environment, GIZ, NMTC, Toyota)

 

 

 

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

 

(Clean Air Asia)

 

 

 

China Day: Sharing China’s Experience on Air Quality Management

 

(NRDC, EFC, Clean Air Asia China Office)

 

 

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, Level 1, BCCK)

 

 

 

PLENARY SESSION

Great Hall A & B, Level 1, BCCK

11:00-12:30

BUSINESS FORUM: Business for Better Air Quality

The forum will be 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 (45 mins)

●          Vince Socco, Toyota Motor Asia Pacific

●          Sheila Watson, FIA Foundation

●          Antonio Multari, MAHA

●          Senior Representative, Sarawak Energy (tbc)

Data-Driven Solutions Panel (45 mins)

●          Attilio Poli, APAQ Group

●          Johnson Khor, Horiba

●          Bob Zheng, Siemens

●          Senior Representative, Camfil (to be confirmed)

Moderator: Robin Hicks, Eco-Business
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12:30-13:30

LUNCH (Great Hall C&D, Level 1, BCKK)

Poster presentations (foyer)

IBAQ e-Learning Launch (Room x, Level 1, BCCK)

 

Venue Rooms 2 & 3, BCCK Rooms 4 & 5, BCCK Rooms 8 & 9, BCCK Room 14, BCCK Room 12, BCCK Rooms 10 & 11, BCCK
Track AIR QUALITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE CLEAN ENERGY FOR BETTER AIR QUALITY

CITY SOLUTIONS FOR

CLEAN AIR

SPECIAL SESSIONS MYCAS & AWMA SESSIONS
13:30-15:00

Air Pollution and Health: Evidence to Catalyze Local Action

 

(Vital Strategies)

 

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 Day: Sharing China’s Experience on Air Quality Management

(NRDC, EFC, Clean Air Asia China Office)

 

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 Launch (Launch Pad, Concourse A, Level 1, BCCK)
Venue Rooms 2 & 3, BCCK Rooms 6, BCCK Rooms 4 & 5, BCCK Rooms 8 & 9, BCCK Room 14, BCCK Room 12, BCCK Rooms 10 & 11, BCCK
Track AIR QUALITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE CLEAN ENERGY FOR BETTER AIR QUALITY

CITY SOLUTIONS

FOR CLEAN AIR

SPECIAL SESSIONS MYCAS SESSIONS
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)

 

 

Clean Air – Made in Germany | German Partnership for Sustainable Mobility: Asian-German exchange on air quality approaches and instruments

 

(GIZ)

 

 

Better Air Quality for

Child-Friendly Cities

 

(Clean Air Asia and FIA Foundation)

 

 

China Day: Sharing China’s Experience on Air Quality Management

 

(NRDC, EFC, Clean Air Asia China Office)

 

 

Air Pollution Monitoring and Process

 

(MyCAS)

 

 

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

 

(AWMA)

 

17:00-18:00

 

Pre-dinner activities (Concourse A, Level 1, BCCK)

Poster presentations (BCCK foyer)

 

18:00-20:00

 

GALA DINNER (Great Hall C & D, Level 1, BCCK)

DAY 3 BAQ Main Conference | 16 November 2018, Friday
8:00-9:00 REGISTRATION
Venue Rooms 2 & 3, BCCK Room 13, BCCK Rooms 4 & 5, BCCK Rooms 10 & 11, BCCK Room 12, BCCK
Track AIR QUALITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE CLEAN ENERGY FOR BETTER AIR QUALITY CITY SOLUTIONS FOR CLEAN AIR SPECIAL SESSIONS MYCAS SESSIONS 

 

9:00-10:30

 

Pathways to Global Clean Air

 

(IUAPPA)

 

 

Air Quality Flags Program for Schools

 

(USEPA)

 

 

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

 

(CCAC, Nexus Institute, Clean Air Asia)

 

 

Solutions to Reduce Air Pollution in South Asia

 

(ICIMOD, Clean Air Asia India Office)

 

 

Air Quality Management and Climate Change*

 

(MyCAS)

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break and Networking

Poster presentations (BCCK foyer)

APAQ Group Launch (Launch Pad, Concourse A, Level 1, BCCK)

 

11:00-12:15

 

PLENARY SESSION/ MULTI-STAKEHOLDER FORUM: The Race to Cleaner Air in Asian Cities: Top 5 Priorities for Asia to Win Against 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 5 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, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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

●          MEDIA: Howie Severino, GMA News

●          YOUTH: Aakash Arora, Youth Clean Air Network

●          DEVELOPMENT AGENCY: to be confirmed

●          HEALTH PRACTIONER: to be confirmed

12:15-13:00 BAQ 2018 CLOSING
13:00-14:00 LUNCH / Networking

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

BAQ PRE-EVENTS

Date/Time Title Organizers Venue Remarks
Pre-events – Monday, 12 November
9:00am-5:30pm Capacity Building Programme for National Air Quality Managers UN Environment, Asia Pacific Clean Air Partnership, and Asian Insitute of Technology Pullman Hotel Kuching By invitation
9:00am-5:00pm Co-Benefits Training IGES Pullman Hotel Kuching By invitation
1:00pm-5:00pm Regional Closing Workshop of Transport and Climate Change in the ASEAN region GIZ Pullman Hotel Kuching By invitation
Pre-events – Monday, 13 November
9:00am-5:00pm MyCAS-led sessions MyCAS Rooms 2 & 3, 6, 11, 12, & 13 BCCK Open
8:30am-12:00pm Capacity Building Programme for National Air Quality Managers UN Environment, Asia Pacific Clean Air Partnership, and Asian Institute of Technology Pullman Hotel Kuching By invitation
1:00pm-5:30pm Consultation Meeting on Regional Policy/ Governmental Meetings on Urban Air Quality in Asia UN Environment, Clean Air Asia Pullman Hotel Kuching By invitation
9:00am-5:00pm Fuel Economy Day APEC, GIZ and, UN Environment Rooms 4 & 5, BCCK By invitation
9:00am-5:00pm Estimating the Benefits of Improving Air Quality: Intro to the BenMAP- CE Tool US EPA Room 8, BCCK Open to all BAQ participants
9:00am-5:00pm AirNow International Collaboration Meeting, Messaging and Outreach and AirNow System and Big Data Demo US EPA Rooms 9 & 10, BCCK Open to all BAQ participants

SIDE MEETINGS & WORKSHOPS

Date/Time Title Organizers Venue Remarks
Wednesday, 14 November
1:30pm-3:00pm IBAQ Advisory Group Meeting Clean Air Asia Room 7, BCCK Closed Meeting
Thursday, 15 November
9:00pm-11:00pm Air Pollution and Children’s Health US Environmental Protection Agency Room 7, BCCK Closed Meeting
1:30pm-3:00pm Project Workshop: Air quality assessments for health and environment policies in Africa and Asia-Pacific UN Environment Room 6, BCCK By invitation
Friday, 16 November
1:00pm-5:00pm TRAINING OF TRAINERS: Delivery of the Training Toolkit on Urban Air Quality Management for Emerging Economies UN Environment, Asia Pacific Clean Air Partnership, Clean Air Asia Pullman Hotel Kuching By invitation

LAUNCHES & TOURS

Date/Time Title Organizers Venue Remarks
Wednesday, 14 November
3:00pm-3:30pm Clean Air Asia Launch Clean Air Asia Launch Pad, Concourse A, BCCK Open event
5:00pm-6:30pm Urban Walkability and Air Sensing Tour ITDP, Sonoma Technology, UNIMAS, Clean Air Asia Streets in Kuching city Limited slots; pre- registration is required.
From 6:00pm BAQ Meet-ups Various Organisations Cafes/bistros around Kuching Open event
Thursday, 15 November
10:30am-11:00am Fuel Economy Chatbot/App GIZ Launch Pad, Concourse A, BCCK Open event
12:30pm-1:30pm IBAQ e-Learning Launch Clean Air Asia Room 6, BCCK By invitation
3:00pm-3:30pm UN Environment project Launch UN Environment Launch Pad, Concourse A, BCCK Open event
6:00pm-8:00pm Gala Dinner MyCAS BCCK Open to all BAQ participants

SOCIAL EVENTS

Date/Time Title Organizers Venue Remarks
Tuesday, 13 November
5:30pm-7:00pm Welcome Reception MyCAS BCCK Open to all BAQ Participants
Thursday, 15 November
6:00pm-8:00pm Gala Dinner MyCAS BCCK Open to all BAQ Participants
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