AQE 2013, the Air Quality & Emissions Show (formerly ‘MCERTS’) has announced a partnership with The Institute of Air Quality Management (IAQM), which organiser Marcus Pattison says “will make a major contribution to the new expanded remit for the event, which now includes all aspects of ambient air quality in addition to its traditional focus on industrial emissions.”
Roger Barrowcliffe, Chairman of the IAQM, believes that air quality is an environmental issue which concerns many members of the public and represents an outstanding problem for government at all levels. He says: “Despite consistent progress in reducing emissions from industry and road transport, we have not yet achieved universal compliance with the standards and guidelines we use to protect the health of humans and ecosystems. To make more progress we need to increase our understanding of the problems and to utilise even better techniques in our management of air quality.
“The AQE show provides a timely forum to keep air quality professionals in touch with the latest technology and to exchange ideas with their peers. The IAQM strongly supports events of this kind, which facilitate professional development and positive interaction between members of the air quality community. As an active air quality professional, I look forward to participating in the AQE Show and meeting other people with an interest in our subject.”
AQE 2013 is scheduled for the International Centre in Telford, UK, on 13th and 14th March. In common with the previous MCERTS events, AQE 2013 will also include 50 free walk-in/walk-out workshops and an international exhibition featuring the majority of the world’s leading organisations in air quality and emissions monitoring products and services.
The ambient air monitoring conference on Wednesday 13th March has been recognised by the IAQM as valuable Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for its members and other air quality professionals.