A Breath of Fresh Air – Together We Can #BeatAirPollution
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A Breath of Fresh Air – Together We Can #BeatAirPollution

When: Tuesday, June 11, 2019
14:00 - 17:00
Where: Room 8.11, School of Geography
Garstang Building
University of Leeds
Leeds LS2 9JT
United Kingdom

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As part of the World Environment Day programme of events, IEMA Yorkshire and Humberside would like to welcome you to an event focusing on air quality. The topics being looked at will be:

· How the UK is approaching issues

· How Leeds is using science to drive policy

· Leeds as an exemplar of driving the air quality agenda

· How industry is responding to the challenge

We are welcoming speakers from WSP, Leeds University, Leeds City Council, Siemens and Skanska and will also have a panel debate, giving you a chance to pose your questions to our experts.

There will also be an opportunity to network with delegates and speakers following this event.


Speakers Include:

Stuart Bennett, Associate Director at WSP
Providing context setting and background to air quality issues

Nigel Sagar CEnv, Senior Environmental Compliance Manager at Skanska
Providing a review of how Skanska is approaching the issues of air quality

Elaine Trimble, Siemens
Providing a review of how Siemens is supported Leeds City Council in the implementation of the Low Emission Zone.

Thomas Cooper CEnv, Sustainability Programme Officer at Leeds University
Providing a review of how Leeds University is supporting Leeds City Council in the implementation of the Low Emission Zone.


Event Registration

To register your free spot at this event, please visit eventbrite, here.


More About #BeatAirPollution

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