DAY ONE: The first day of the AQE 2017 conference will address the monitoring of difficult gases and dust components in industrial emissions, with presentations from an international panel of experts. Registration is now available at www.AQEshow.com.
The conference will begin with a regulatory update on the Industrial Emissions Directive, with subsequent presentations on the challenge presented by the monitoring requirements for SO2, and the impact of new EN Standards on the acid gases HF and HCl, including an overview of the current status of test methods and instruments.
The advantages of direct gas measurements with a feedback process loop for Ammonia slip monitoring will be described, in addition to the challenges and possible solutions to the calibration and measurement of particulates at low concentrations.
The afternoon sessions will begin with a presentation on a technology which combines gravimetric PM measurement with real-time diffusion charging and current measurement for indoor, outdoor and combustion source measurement. Mercury monitoring and calibration will then be discussed by a number of speakers, including experiences from the United States in relation to the European CEN that is currently being developed.
The final speaker of the day will explain how gaseous and liquid fuels can be treated with fixed bed absorbents at ambient temperature to remove H2S and mercury, and how the absorption profile can be easily measured. An abstract for each presentation is available at www.AQEshow.com.
DAY TWO: Developed in partnership with IAPSC (Investigation of Air Pollution Standing Conference), there will be three sessions covering: pervasive air quality monitoring; vehicle emissions monitoring and data management; and local air quality management and policy.
"The High Court has instructed the UK Government to produce draft plans on how it will tackle air pollution, and these are likely to be published in April, so AQE 2017 is perfectly timed," comments AQE organiser Marcus Pattison.
Speakers from academia, local authorities and industry will provide the latest information on technologies, air quality strategy, and best practice in traffic-related pollution issues.
Visitors to AQE 2017 will also benefit from the opportunity to attend an Exhibition with more than 90 stands and over 50 free walk-in workshops, addressing a wide variety of monitoring themes including ambient air quality, stack emissions, process gas, occupational safety, fugitive emissions and boundary monitoring.