Latin Cities Workshop - Mon. Aug 10

(SEMARNAT Auditorium, Ave. Revolución 1425, Colonia Tlacopac, Delegación Álvaro Obregón)

Workshop Inauguration and Fundamentals of Air Quality Modeling

Time Activity Presenter
08:30-09:00 Registration  
09:00-11:00 Inaugural Session Chair:  Luisa Molina (MCE2)
09:00-09:30   Ana Maria Contreras  (Dir. Gen. for Air Quality Management / RETC, Semarnat)
    Michel Rosengaus (Director, SMN)
    Liisa Jalkanen (Chief, Atm. Env. Res. Div, WMO)
    Adrian Fernandez (President, INE/Semarnat)
09:30-11:00 Overview/Context Talks  
09:30 GURME Overview Liisa Jalkanen (Chief, Atm. Env. Res. Div, WMO)
10:00 Growing Importance of AQ Modeling Gregory Carmichael (U-Iowa, GURME SAG Chair)
10:30 AQ Management: Mexican Perspective Ramiro Barrios (Director for Air Quality, DGGCARETC-Semarnat)
11:00-11:30 COFFEE  BREAK  
11:30-12:15 Workshop Details Chair:  Luisa Molina (MCE2)
11:30 Overview of Workshop Gregory Carmichael (U-Iowa)
  Introduction of Workshop Participants  
12:15-18:00 AQ Modeling Fundamentals Chair:  Luisa Molina (MCE2)
12:15 Overview 1 - AQ Models Gregory Carmichael (U-Iowa)
13:00 LUNCH  
14:00 AQ Modeling Fundamentals (cont.) Chair:  Luisa Molina (MCE2)
14:00 Overview 2 - AQ Meteorology Ernesto Caetano (UNAM)
14:40 Overview 3 - Emissions (Mexico City) Saúl Rodríguez Rivera
15:20 Emissions (Santiago) Marcelo Mena (UNAB)
15:35 Overview 4 - Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Armando Retama (GDF/SMA)
16:15-16:45 COFFEE BREAK  
16:45 Overview 5 - Photochemistry Gustavo Sosa (IMP)
17:25 Overview 6 -Urban Growth/Land-use Changes Manuel Suarez (UNAM)
18:00 DOCUMENTARY -   Megacity: MILAGRO in Mexico City  
19:00-21:00 RECEPTION  (SEMARNAT Lobby)