Concluding events of the BMVI-project „Smart Air Quality Network” (SAQN) funded by the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure - Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur (BMVI) under grant no. 19F2003B (http://www.smartaq.net/): 03 - 04 June 2020, Augustanahaus, Im Annahof 4, 86150 Augsburg, Germany

1. Day: User-relevant final SAQN project event

Open for all citizen of Augsburg, local policymakers, environmental departments of German cities

Objectives: Citizen Science - Education – Face to face encounter – Orientation Continuation of the internal SAQN workshop on 07 May 2018

9:00 – 12:00 Workshop, agenda:

Welcome speech by the head of the division Environment of Augsburg Reiner Erben Key Note speech about health research and epidemiology by Prof. Dr. Annette Peters Overview about SAQN project results Contributions from related projects and initiatives 12:00 – 13:00 Lunch 13:00 – 18:00 Open day Demonstrations of SAQN and related project results Workshop for citizen air quality measurements by low-cost sensors Supporting program about sustainable development of Augsburg 19:00 Get together / joint dinner

2. Day: International scientific symposium

Objectives: Information exchange, development of new research topics, looking for new applications, initiatives for joint project proposals Continuation of the international workshop on assessing fine-granular modelling and measurement of particulate matter on 04 – 05 December 2018 at HMGU in Munich-Neuherberg

9:00 – 17:00 Symposium (oral presentations and posters), agenda: Invited talk about health research and epidemiology by Prof. Dr. Annette Peters and team Presentation of the SAQN project results Presentation by guests about related projects and initiatives with topics like

  • Concepts of smart air quality networks
  • Measurement techniques for smart air quality networks
  • Data management systems
  • Small-scale numerical simulations
  • Personal exposure for use in epidemiological studies
  • Applications of smart air quality networks
  • Wrap up and potential next steps towards future collaborations

17:00 – 19:00 Meeting of the Advisory Board of the project SAQN

19:30 Joint dinner of the Advisory Board

The Augustanahaus is in the city centre so that the main train station and a lot of hotels are in walking distance (https://www.augsburg-tourismus.de/en/accomodations). Catering for breaks and possibilities for lunch we like to organize (on your own expenses).