21 Apr

CIEH Air Quality Conference

CIEH member: £99
Affiliate member: £199
Non-member: £199 

Time: 09.15 - 13.45

Online (BigMarker)

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CIEH’s Air Quality Conference will review the Government’s plans to build on the ‘world leading’ Clean Air Strategy. Join us to discuss the cleaner air strategies set by the devolved nations and understand how each is designed to reduce pollution levels and minimise health risks to the general public.

The Environmental Bill has been delayed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and, as it returns, we will assess how the targets being introduced will ensure we have cleaner air to breathe. This conference will explore the increased responsibility of local authorities to reduce the effects of air pollution and how they are working with other relevant bodies to tackle the growing concerns of air pollution.


  • The Environment Bill: challenges and possibilities for change
  • Air quality management in smoke control areas
  • Cleaner Air: UK wide perspectives
  • The landmark ruling on air pollution
  • Case study: Clean Air Villages

Who should Attend 

  • Planning Officers
  • Environmental Health Officers
  • Public Health Professionals
  • Environmental Health Practitioners
  • Pollution Team Leaders
  • Air Quality Officers
  • Health Protection and Screening Officers
  • Environmental Protection Managers


CPD: 4 Hours

Bruce Allen

Bruce Allen, CEO of HETAS, and Director and CEO of Woodsure. Bruce has been the CEO of HETAS for almost 15 years, leading their policy and partnership work and encouraging the HETAS team to drive consumer education about environmentally responsible, safe, and efficient burning. Alongside consumer education, HETAS provide industry insight to government departments including the Department for Environmental, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra), the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG). HETAS also inform trade associations, member organisations, the scientific community and local authorities on the importance of quality-assured wood fuel. Before joining HETAS, Bruce worked as a Registration Manager at CORGI and obtained a Masters Degree in business with additional gas and heating engineering qualifications.

David Dajnak

Dr David Dajnak, Deputy Head of the Environmental Research Group's Air Pollution Modelling team, Imperial College London. David has more than 15 years’ experience in designing and developing cutting-edge emissions inventories such as the London Atmospheric Emissions Inventory (LAEI). He has also worked on smart policies to reduce the impacts of poor air quality, state-of-the-art air quality modelling to support policies in London such as the Congestion Charging Scheme, Ultra Low Emission Zones and the future London Environment Strategy. David investigates innovative air quality models to limit human exposure, and is researching how walking and cycling as a physical activity can benefit air quality. He is also analysing the impacts of climate policies on air quality in the future.  

Eloise Scotford

Eloise Scotford, Professor of Environmental Law and Vice-Dean of Research in the Faculty of Laws and Centre for Law and Environment, University College London. Professor Scotford is a leading scholar on the legal treatment of environmental principles, air quality law, climate change governance, waste law, and legislative and adjudicative processes as they relate to the environment. She has conducted research investigating air quality governance in England, and given oral evidence to recent parliamentary inquiries on the Environment Bill and Air Quality.  

Ruth Chambers

Ruth Chambers, Senior Parliamentary Affairs Associate, joined Green Alliance’s Greener UK unit in October 2017 and leads the coalition’s work on the Environment Bill and the setting up of the Office for Environmental Protection. Before joining Greener UK, Ruth worked with a wide range of not-for-profit and public sector organisations, helping them to engage with and influence government and parliament. She is also a board member of Hexagon Housing Association and a lay member on the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP), the expert committee that advises the government on the effects of air pollutants on health.  


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