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6th Meeting of the Task Force on Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution

Mercure Brussels Center Louise, Brussels, Belgium: 14-16 June, 2010

Agenda

Monday, 14 June 2010
  Review of HTAP 2010 Draft (Plenary Session)
9:00 AM Introduction André Zuber (Eu Comm)
Terry Keating (US EPA)
9:30 AM Summary of Part A: Ozone and Aerosols Frank Dentener (JRC/IES)
10:30 AM Break
11:00 AM Summary of Part B: Mercury Nicola Pirrone (CNR-IIA)
12:00 PM Lunch
13:30 PM Summary of Part C: POPs Sergey Dutchak (EMEP/MSCE)
14:30 PM Summary of Part D: Synthesis Questions André Zuber (Eu Comm)
Terry Keating (US EPA)
15:30 PM Break
16:00 PM Presentation of Draft Executive Summary André Zuber (Eu Comm)
Terry Keating (US EPA)
17:00 PM Discussion Terry Keating (US EPA)
André Zuber (Eu Comm)
18:00 PM Adjourn for Day
Tuesday, 15 June 2010
  Parallel Sessions for Parts A-C (and GAP Forum Steering Committee)
9:00 AM Breakout Sessions

A: Ozone and Aerosols

B: Mercury C: POPs GAP Forum Steering Committee
10:30 AM Break
11:00 AM Breakout Sessions (Continued)

A: Ozone and Aerosols

B: Mercury C: POPs GAP Forum Steering Committee
12:00 PM Lunch
  Future Directions for Global and Hemispheric Cooperation (Plenary Presentations)
13:30 PM Overview of Future Directions Richard Mills (IUAPPA)
13:50 PM Role of WMO Oystein Hov (met.no)
14:10 PM Role of GEO AQ Community of Practice Gary Foley (US EPA)
The GEO AQ Community of Practice Rudy Husar (Wash U, StL)
14:30 PM Role of IGAC and Scientific Community Paul Monks (U of Leicester)
14:50 PM Break
15:20 PM Regional Air Pollution Networks in Developing Regions M. Iyngara (UNEP)
Kevin Hicks (SEI-York)
15:40 PM Hemispheric and Global Air Pollution: Scientific Perspectives from the Southern Hemisphere Paulo Artaxo (U of Sao Paulo)
16:00 PM Capacity Building for Regional Air Pollution in the Developing Regions Sara Feresu (APINA)
16:20 PM Policies for Tackling Climate and Air Pollution in Developing Regions Youba Sokona (Sahara- Sahel Observatory)
16:40 PM The Long Term Strategy of the LRTAP Convention Martin Williams (Kings College)
17:00 PM Discussion  
17:30 PM Adjourn for Day
Wednesday, 16 June 2010
  Future Directions for Global and Hemispheric Cooperation (Plenary Discussion)
9:00 AM Science & Technical Cooperation Terry Keating (US EPA)
Keith Bull (IUAPPA)
9:45 AM Policy Cooperation André Zuber (Eu Comm)
Youba Sokona (Sahara- Sahel Observatory)
10:30 AM Break
11:00 AM Capacity Building and Financing Johan Kuylenstierna (SEI-York)
Sara Feresu (APINA)
11:45 AM Closing Martin Williams (Kings College)
12:00 PM Lunch
  Finalization of HTAP 2010 Executive Summary and Next Steps
13:30 PM Report from Tuesday Morning Breakouts
Report on Part A Frank Dentener (JRC/IES)
Report on Part B Nicola Pirrone (CNR-IIA)
Report on Part C André Zuber (Eu Comm)
14:30 PM Next Steps on HTAP 2011 Terry Keating (US EPA)
André Zuber (Eu Comm)
15:30 PM Break
16:00 PM Review TF HTAP Progress Report and Work Plan Terry Keating (US EPA)
André Zuber (Eu Comm)
17:00 PM Adjourn the Meeting