Conference program


Conference Program with Abstracts

TUESDAY, 13th May, 2014

15:00 - 18:00 Conference registration at Campanile-Centrum hotel
18:30 - 20:00 Opening ceremony & Welcome party

 

WEDNESDAY, 14th May 2014

9:30 - 9:45 Poster session/Sponsors    Welcome address
9:45 - 10:20 Keynote lecture - Prof. Lidia Morawska, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Do indoor exposures matter?
10:20 - 11:00 Keynote lecture - Prof. Chris Chao, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
From source to exposure: study of indoor aerosol transport
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee & Posters & Sponsors

Session 1
Workplace and indoor aerosols, levels and exposure
 
11:30 - 11:45 T. Moreno, Inst. of Environmental Assessment & Water Research (IDAA-CSIC), Barcelona, Spain
Underground rail platform air quality: why is there so much variation?
11:45 - 12:00 M. Viana, Inst. of Environmental Assessment & Water Research (IDAA-CSIC), Barcelona, Spain
Nanoparticle exposure during laser irradiation of ceramic tiles in an industrial setting
12:00 - 12:15 Ch. Asbach, Inst. of Energy and Environmental Technology (IUTA), Duisburg, Germany
Means for personal nanoparticles exposures assessment: a review
12:15 - 12:30 TSI sponsored talk
12:30 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 13:30 Coffee & Posters & Sponsors

Session 2
Mitigation strategies of indoor exposures
 
13:30 - 13:45 Ch. Asbach/H. Finger, Inst. of Energy and Environmental Technology (IUTA), Duisburg, Germany
Performance tests of particle filters in indoor air purifiers
13:45 - 14:00 I. Chaban, Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture, Ukraine
Combined shock-foam-type air handling unit for air conditioning systems
14:00 - 14:15 P. Markowicz, Dept. of Laboratory Medicine, Lund University, Sweden
Improving the indoor air quality in a school building by using surface emission trap
14:15 - 15:15 Panel discussion
Matrix of aerosol properties influencing human health
15:15 - 15:55 Coffee & Posters
19:00 Biesiada social event/Student social event

 

THURSDAY, 15th May 2014

9:30 - 9:45 Poster session/Sponsors    Introduction
9:45 - 10:20 Keynote lecture – Prof. Tiina Reponen, University of Cincinnati, USA
Microbial fragments - exposure and health effects
10:20 - 11:00 Keynote lecture – Prof. Detlef Schmechel, BioGenes, Berlin, Germany
The development of immunodiagnostics and monitoring techniques for fungal bioaerosols
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee & Posters & Sponsors - 30’

Session 3
Aerosols and bioaerosol in occupational and dwellings indoor environment
 
11:30 - 11:45 A. Włodarczyk, School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, UK
The genotoxicity of PM10 collected from indoor air in Barcelona schools
11:45 - 12:00 M. Cyprowski, Dept. of Chemical, Aerosol and Biological Hazards, Central Institute for Labour Protection - National Research Institute, Warsaw, Poland
Assessment of bacterial aerosols in waste sorting plant
12:00 - 12:15 B. Połednik, Faculty of Environmental Engineering, Lublin University of Technology, Lublin, Poland
Aerosols in a dental office
12:15 - 12:30 Sponsored talk
12:30 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 13:30 Coffee & Posters & Sponsors

Session 4
Human immunology and pathology in relations to aerosol exposure
 
13:30 - 14:00 Invited lecture – Prof. Marek Jutel MD, Wroclaw Medical University, Poland
Immunological response to bioaerosols
14:00 - 14:30 Invited lecture – Prof. Joanna Domagała-Kulawik MD, Warsaw Medical University, Poland
Acute and chronic respiratory risks triggered by aerosols
14:30 - 15:30 Panel discussion
Aerosols in indoor environment and occupational settings with impact on human health
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee & Cake & Posters
19:30 Conference dinner, at the Campanile Centrum hotel, Ślężna street 26

 

FRIDAY, 16th May 2014

8:00 - 9:30 Breakfast at hotels
9:30 - 13:00 Guided city sightseeing
Wrocław - city on islands and The Baroque Wrocław
13:00 Lunch (for participants of excursions)