European Clean Air Day Webinar

We are pleased to announce that this year to celebrate the European Clean Air Day we will have an international webinar with citizen science practitioners working in different aspects of empowering citizens in air quality monitoring. During the webinar, there will be an opportunity to have a discussion with the invited speakers.

The seminar will be held as a Zoom Meeting, here’s the link: ZOOM LINK

Theme: “Sharing best practices on engaging with citizens in air quality monitoring”

24 November 2020 from 18:00 to 19:30 CET


18:00  Welcome  (by Nuria Castell and Hester Volten)

18:05 –  18:10 Presentation by prof. Kostas Karatzas,  professor in Environmental Informatics and Modelling, School of Mechanical Engineering, Aristotle University Of Thessaloniki. 

18:10 – 18:25 Discussion on Best practices resulting from CS actions focusing on air quality.

18:25 – 18:30 Presentation by Matthijs Begheyn from GLOBE the Netherlands on measuring air quality with schools

18:30 – 18:45 Discussion on Best practices on Engagement of children, Youth and Schools 

18:45 – 18:50 Presentation by Anna Bowser, Wilson Center, USA on Citizen engagement in USA. The AirQ project.

18:50 – 19:05 Discussion about Lessons that can be learned from USA    

19:05 – 19:10 Presentation by Györgyi Bela and Marta Oliveira, on the ECSA-air-quality working group survey, which was held to collect data from various air quality & Clean Air Day  initiatives.  

19:10 – 19:25 Discussion about the question ‘How can local initiatives learn from each other and what would be the role of this Clean Air Day movement’?   

19:25 – 19:30 Closure

The seminar will be held as a Zoom Meeting, here’s the link: ZOOM LINK