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Ultrafine Particles: The Science, Technology, and Policy Issues

Pre-Conference
“Warm-Up Sessions” Agenda

Sunday, April 30, 2006

1:30 to 2:30 pm        Warm-Up Session I – Particles

An introductory course for both technical and non-technical individuals interested in learning the basics of collection, monitoring, and exposure estimation of ambient levels of particulates with emphasis on ultrafine particles.

·     Dr. Constantinos Sioutas, Co-Director Southern California Particle Center, University of Southern California  - 1.17 MB

2:50 to 3:50 pm        Warm-Up Session II – Ultrafine Particle Health Effects

A short course for both technical and non-technical individuals explaining the health effects of particulates, with emphasis on ultrafine particles.

·     Dr. John Froines, Director of Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, University of California, Los Angeles - 2.10 MB

4:10 to 5:10 pm        Warm-Up Session III – Ultrafine Particle Emissions and
                                 Control Strategies

A short course for both technical and non-technical individuals addressing the formation, composition, and control strategies for ultrafine particles from combustion sources.

·     Dr. David Kittleson, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Director, Center for Diesel Research, University of Minnesota - 2.21 MB
 

Conference Agenda

First Day – Monday, May 1, 2006

9:00 to 9:10 am       Welcome

·     Dr. William Burke, Chairman, South Coast AQMD Governing Board

9:10 to 9:45 am       Keynote Speakers

·     Beatrice J.S. LaPisto-Kirtley, Mayor, City of Bradbury, and Governing Board Member, South Coast AQMD
“Shaping Public Policy on Nanoparticles.”
- 1.10 MB

·     Andreas Mayer, Technik Thermische Maschinen, Switzerland
“Why Choose Particle Number Instead of Particle Mass to Characterize Particle Emissions.”
- 3.34 MB

9:45 to 10:15 am      Break

10:15 to 12:15 pm     Session One – Ultrafine Particle Formation and Composition

This panel will describe the formation as well as the physical and chemical characteristics of ultrafine particles from combustion sources.

·     Moderator – Dr. Douglas R. Lawson, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

·     Dr. David Kittleson, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Director, Center for Diesel Research, University of Minnesota
“Particle Formation Mechanisms.”
- 1.53 MB

·     Dr. Zissis Samaras, Director, Laboratory of Applied Thermodynamics, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aristotle University, Greece
“Emission Characterization.”
- 1.1 MB
(presentation for web revised by speaker)

·     Dr. Jamie Schauer, Department of Environmental Chemistry Technology, University of Wisconsin
“Chemical Speciation.”
- 595 KB

·     Dr. Charles Stanier, Associate Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Iowa
“Atmospheric Formation of Ultrafine Particles.”
- 4.9 MB
(presentation for web revised by web management)

12:15 to 1:45 pm      Lunch (Golden State Room)

Luncheon Speaker

·     Dr. Robert Sawyer, Chairman, California Air Resources Board “Understanding the Potential Ultrafine Particle Pollution Problem and Its Impact on California’s Air Quality.” - 483 KB

1:45 to 3:15 pm       Session Two – Formation and Exposure to Ambient Ultrafine
                                Particles

Panelists will discuss geographical and seasonal variations of ultrafine particle levels and exposures.

·     Moderator – Dr. Rob McConnell, Professor, Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Southern California

·     Dr. Scott Fruin, Emission Control Technology Research, California Air Resources Board
“Assessment of In-Vehicle Exposure to Traffic-Related Ultrafine Particles and Other Pollutants.”
- 731 KB

·     Dr. Constantinos Sioutas, Co-Director Southern California Particle Center, University of Southern California
“Form, Composition and Trends in Ultrafine Particulate Matter.”
- 406 KB

·     Dr. Eric Fujita, Research Professor, Atmospheric Sciences, Desert Research Institute
“Source Apportionment of Fine Particulate Matter.”
- 467 KB

·     Dr. Ke Max Zhang, Research Associate, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Davis, Air Quality Research Center
“Environmental Ultrafine Particles from Tailpipe to Ambient Background.”
- 1.12 MB
(presentation for web revised by web management)

3:15 to 3:45 pm       Break

3:45 to 5:00 pm       Session Three – Sampling and Measurement of Ultrafine Particles

Panelists will cover the sampling and measurement of ultrafine particles in the ambient air, and from combustion sources, measured both as mass emissions and particle numbers.

·     Moderator – Dr. Thomas Hesterberg, Director of Product Stewardship, Health, Safety, and Productivity, International Truck and Engine Corp.

·     Dr. Imad Khalek, Department of Engine and Emission Research, Southwest Research Institute
“Volatile Nanoparticle Number and Mass Emissions from a Diesel Engine Equipped with an Exhaust Particle Filter.”
- 157 KB

·     Dr. Markus Kasper, Managing Director, Matter Engineering, Switzerland “Nanoparticle Measurement.” - 13.1 MB

·     Dr. Susanne Hering, President, Aerosol Dynamics, Inc.
“Instrumentation for Measuring Ambient Ultrafine Particles.”
- 2.90 MB

·     Dr. Philip Fine, Atmospheric Measurement Manager, South Coast AQMD “Atmospheric Monitoring of Ultrafine Particles.” - 443 KB

Second Day, Tuesday, May 2, 2006

8:30 to 8:40 am       Welcome

·     Jan Perry, Councilmember, City of Los Angeles, and Governing Board Member, South Coast AQMD

8:40 to 10:40 am      Session Four – Health Effects

Panelists will discuss the adverse health effects associated with ultrafine particles.

·     Moderator – Dr. John Froines, Director of Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, University of California, Los Angeles

·     Dr. Mark Frampton, Professor of Medicine and Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center
“Clinical Studies.”
- 1.8 MB
(presentation for web revised by speaker)

·     Dr. André Nel, Professor of Medicine, Department of  Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles
“Oxidative Stress Effects of Ambient Nanoparticles.”
(presentation withheld at request of speaker)

·     Dr. Jean-Paul Morin, French National Institute for Health and Medical Research
“From Particles to NO2 as Main Diesel Emission Toxics Trigger: A Link with Aftertreatment Strategies.”
- 2.28

·     Dr. Ralph Delfino, Associate Professor, Epidemiology Division, Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine
“Cardiovascular Health and Exposure to Ultrafine Particles.”
- 603 KB

·     Dr. James Gauderman, Associate Professor, Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California
Children’s Health and Traffic Exposures.”
- 1.69 MB

10:40 to 11:10 am     Break

11:10 to 12:25 pm     Session Five – Technology I – Engines

Panelists will discuss the state of engine technology with regard to ultrafine particle emissions.

·     Moderator – Annette Hebert, Branch Chief, Heavy-Duty Diesel In-use Strategy, California Air Resources Board

·     Jon Andersson, Chief Engineer, Chemistry and Aftertreatment, Ricardo UK, Ltd.
“Lubricant Formulation Influences on Nanoparticle Emissions from Light- and Heavy-Duty Diesels.”
- 234 KB

·     Dr. Mridul Gautam, Director of Research and Development, National Research Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions, West Virginia University
“Control of Toxics and Nanoparticle Emissions from CNG-Fueled, Heavy-Duty Transit Buses.”
- 1.44 MB

·     Patrick Charbonneau, Vice President, Governmental Relations, International Truck and Engine Corporation
 “Diesel Engine Technology: Near-Zero PM Emissions.”
- 1MB

·     Jonathan Harris, Engine Development Engineer, Westport Innovations “Application of Particulate Filter Technology to a CNG Engine.” - 335 KB

12:25 to 1:55 pm      Lunch (Golden State Room)

Luncheon Speaker

·     Dr. Barry Wallerstein, Executive Officer, South Coast AQMD
Billions and Nanos: A Southern California Air Saga.”
(presentation withheld at request of speaker)

2:00 to 3:15 pm       Session Six – Technology II – Fuels/Aftertreatment

Panelists will describe technologies for controlling ultrafine particle emissions (measured both as mass and as numbers) from combustion sources.

·     Moderator – Dr. Timothy Johnson, Director of Emerging Technology, Corning Environmental Technology

·     Andreas Mayer, Technik Thermische Maschinen, Switzerland
“Experience with 10,000 DPF Retrofits On-Road and Off-Road in Switzerland.”
- 1.97 MB

·     Dr. Alberto Ayala, Manager, Emission Control Technology Research, California Air Resources Board
“Methods for and Characterization of Ultrafine Particles in Various Engine Exhaust Aerosols.”
- 2 MB
(presentation for web revised by web management)

·     Dr. Aniket Sawant, Program Manager, Johnson Matthey.
“On-Road Demonstration of Ultrafine Particle Control Using Continuously Regenerating Diesel Particulate Filters”
- 506 KB

·     Michael Eaves, Executive Officer, California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership
“Natural Gas Fuels.”
- 828 KB

·     Dr. Matti Maricq, Ford Motor Company
“Gasoline Engines: The Impact of Aftertreatment on Ultrafine Particles.”
- 167 KB

3:15 to 3:45 pm       Break
3:45 to 5:00 pm       Session Seven – Policy Issues – Where Do We Go From Here?

Representatives from pollution control agencies, research institutions, private industry, and environmental organizations will present remarks regarding their perspectives on future public and private policies designed to reduce ultrafine particle emissions (measured both as mass and particle numbers).

·     Moderator – Dr. Jean Ospital, Health Effects Officer, South Coast AQMD

·     Dr. John Froines, Director of Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, University of California, Los Angeles
(no presentation)

·     Matt Haber, Deputy Director, Air Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region IX - 40.7 KB

·     Lynn Terry, Deputy Executive Officer, California Air Resources Board
(no presentation)

·     Andreas Mayer, Technik Thermische Maschinen, Switzerland - 127 KB

·     Patricia Monahan, Senior Analyst, Clean Vehicles Program, Union of Concerned Scientists
(no presentation)

·     Dr. David Kittleson, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Director, Center for Diesel Research - 27.6 KB

5:00 pm             Closing Remarks

·     Dr. Jean Ospital, Health Effects Officer, South Coast AQMD




This page updated: May 23, 2006
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