Resources

Discussion meetings

Discussion meetings are free events where the opinions and debate also flows freely.

This page also includes one-off day conferences, such as Planning for Better Air Quality.

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7th November 2018 - AGM18: Indoor Air Quality

LINKS COMING SOON

Roger Barrowcliffe (Clear Air Thinking) – Is Indoor Air Quality our Future?
Vina Kukadia (BRE) – The impact of outdoor pollution on indoor air quality
Clive Shrubsole (Public Health England) – Indoor Air Quality and Public Health: Policy and Actions in the UK

6th February 2018 - The UK Clean Air Strategy

LINKS COMING SOON 

Jim Longhurst (UWE) – Are We Serious About Managing Air Quality?
Rebecca Dangerfield, (Defra) – Clean Air Strategy 2018
Claire Holman (Brook Cottage Consultants) – The IAQM Committee’s View

6th June 2017 - Mitigation in the 2017 National Air Quality Plan

LINKS COMING SOON

Claire Holman (Brook Cottage Consultants ) – 2017 Air Quality Plan – Is it Good Enough?
Hazel Peace (Jacobs) – Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Zone
Polly Cook (Leeds City Council) – Delivery of DEFRA’s UK Air Quality Plan from a local perspective: Experience from Leeds

24th May 2017 - Assessing the Air Quality Impacts on Habitats

LINKS COMING SOON

Claire Holman (Brook Cottage Consultants)  – Introduction – The need for the guidance
Adrian Meurer (Hankison Duckett Associates) – What’s up in Wealden? WDC’s consideration of nitrogen deposition in the planning process and judicial outcomes
James Riley (AECOM) – Background on the guidance including how the authorship team came together
Sarah Horrocks, (ATKINS) – Overview of Chapters 2-4
Philip Davidson (Peter Brett Associates) – Overview of Chapters 5-6

16th November 2016 - AGM16: CAZs and the Effectiveness of Measures
11th November 2014 - AGM14: What should be done to improve air quality?

LINKS COMING SOON

Joan Walley (Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) Chair & Labour Party MP)
Stephen Knight – (London Assembly Environment Committee Chair)
Neil Carmichael  (Conservative MP and EAC Committee Member)
Ruth Calderwood (City of London)

23rd September 2014 - Assessing Dust Impacts of Mineral and Waste Sites

LINKS COMING SOON

Claire Holman (Brook Cottage Consultants) – Introduction
Chris Low (Environment Agency) – Waste Management and Air Quality
John Salmon (Land and Mineral Management) – Dust: The Mineral Operator’s Perspective
Alex Grant (Dustscan) – Assessing Dust Impacts of Minerals and Waste Sites: A Qualitative Assessment Technique
John Bruce (Dustscan) – Modelling Dust Emissions

20th May 2014 - Launch of IAQM odour guidance

LINKS COMING SOON

Michael Bull (Arup), John Pullen (RPS) – Introduction to the IAQM Guidance on Assessment of Odour for Planning
Prask Sutton (76msma) – Noise for the Nose: the prevalence of olfactory marketing and why smell doesn’t always equal sell
Victoria Henshaw (University of Sheffield) Fragrant Cities – Bridging the gap between Environmental Odour Practices and more positive roles for smell in city life

25th September 2013 - Planning for Better Air Quality, St Martins-in-the-Fields, London
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LINKS COMING SOON

Roger Barrowcliffe (Clear Air Thinking) – Introduction
John Baker (PBA) Last Gasp: air quality and the state of spatial planning
Richard Oakley (Quod) – Air Quality in the context of positive planning
Peter Ellis (DCLG) – DCLG’s new planning guidance (Q&A)
Celeste Giusti (GLA) – Air Quality and the London Plan: Improving air quality in urban areas using the planning system
Claire Holman (Brook Cottage) – Case study: Using the Habitats Directive to stop development
Andrew Whittles (Low Emission Strategies) – West Yorkshire Low Emission Strategy
Oliver Puddle (DustScan) – Planning consent for mineral works
Roger Barrowcliffe (Clear Air Thinking) – Case study: A proposal for a new EfW facility in an AQMA
Clare Beattie (AQ Consultants) – Mitigations for air quality in the planning system: experience and lessons learned –

27th September 2012 - IAQM Odour Guidance

LINKS COMING SOON

Alun McIntyre (Enviros) – Why, What and How? 
Jon Pullen (RPS) – Odour Management Plans
Michael Bull (Arup) – IAQM Odour Guidance

28th June 2012 - Reducing Air Pollution by Greening the City

LINKS COMING SOON

Rob Mackenzie (Birmingham University) – Green infrastructure and urban air quality
Mark Job (Arup) – The benefits of large tree species in urban landscapes

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