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  • International Seminar on:
    Air pollution and our health

    RespiraMI. L'inquinamento atmosferico e la nostra salute - 2018

    Milano, 24-26 Gennaio 2019


    THURSDAY, 24 January 2019

    14:00 - 14:30 Opening
    New evidence on health effects of air pollution
    Chairs: F. Forastiere, S. Harari

    14:30 - 15:00 Exposure to air pollution and cancer risk,
    Zorana Andersen, Copenhagen

    15:00 - 15:30 Updates on cardiovascular effects of air pollution,
    Francesco Forastiere, Rome

    15:30 - 16:00 Updates on respiratory effects of air pollution,
    Sergio Harari, Milan

    16:00 - 16:30 Break
    Chairs: A. Peters, M.C. Facchini

    16:30 - 17:00 Early life air pollution exposure, neuropsychological development, and neuroimaging in children
    Monica Guxens, Barcelona

    17:00 - 17:30 Environmental exposure and disease: role of the epigenome,
    Annette Peters, Munich

    17:30 - 18:00 Mechanisms of particulate matter (PM) toxicity,
    Frank Kelly, London

    18:00 - 18:30 Discussion

    FRIDAY, 25 January 2019

    Understanding impact of PM components and sources
    Chairs: B., Hoffmann, X. Querol

    09:00 - 09:30 Systematic review of health effects of PM components,
    Jason Sacks, USEPA Research Triangle Park, NC, USA

    09:30 - 10:00 Ultrafine particles and health effects,
    Barbara Hoffmann, Dusseldorf

    10:00 - 10:30 Non-exhaust emissions: sources and health effects,
    Fulvio Amato, Barcelona

    10:30 - 11:00 AIRUSE-LIFE PMx source apportionment and measures to abate urban air pollution in Southern Europe,
    Xavier Querol, Barcelona

    11:00 - 11:30 Break
    Health effects of very low and very high PM levels
    Chairs: G. Hoek , H. Kan

    11:30 - 12:00 Combining evidence from studies on the effects of air pollution at low level,
    Gerard Hoek, Utrecht

    12:00 - 12:30 Evidence on the health risks from highly polluted regions,
    Haidong Kan, Shanghai

    12:30 - 13:00 Causal approaches to study the effects of air pollution,
    Antonella Zanobetti, Boston - Michela Baccini, Firenze

    13:00 - 14:00 Break

    Research on air pollution and health in Italy
    Chairs: M. Stafoggia, G. Cesaroni

    14:00 - 14:20 The Beep project,
    Giovanni Viegi, Palermo

    14:20 - 14:40 Fine resolved daily PM maps in Italy using satellite data,
    Massimo Stafoggia, Rome

    14:40 - 15:00 New evidence from the Rome Longitudinal Study,
    Giulia Cesaroni, Rome

    15:00 - 15:20 Air pollution and health effects in children: the Piccolipiù project,
    Franca Rusconi, Florence

    15:20 - 15:40 Noise and air pollution: mapping and incidence of diseases,
    Carla Ancona,Rome

    15:40 - 16:00 Particulate matter components, sources, and health effects,
    Andrea Ranzi, Modena

    16:00 - 16:30 Break
    Chairs: A. Miani, P. Michelozzi

    16:30 - 16:50 Industrial pollution and health: experience from the Apulia Region,
    Lucia Bisceglia, Bari

    16:50 - 17:10 Studying the health effects of air pollution in Lombardy?,
    Sara Conti, Milan

    17:10 - 17:30 The Italian Surveillance system on temperature and air pollution,
    Paola Michelozzi, Rome

    17:30 - 18:00 Open discussion: What is missing in research on the health effects of air pollution in Italy?


    Using evidence to support policies addressing health risks of air pollution
    Chairs: S. Gumy, M. Krzyzanowski

    08:30 - 09:00 Greenness to mitigate the health effects of air pollution,
    Pier Mannuccio Mannucci, Milan

    09:00 - 09:30 Approaches and challenges in estimating the health impact of air pollution,
    Michal Krzyzanowski, Warsaw

    09:30 - 10:00 The WHO worldwide impact estimates for 2016,
    Sophie Gumy, WHO Geneva

    10:00 - 10:30 Challenges in sector-specific emission reductions in Europe: short- and long-time perspectives,
    Markus Amann, IIASA Laxenburg, Austria

    10:30 - 11:00 Break

    11:00 - 11:30 Policy issues: progress made and remaining challenges in neighboring countries,
    Richard Ballaman, Bern

    11:30 - 12:00 The EU Directive: Time for “fitness check?”,
    Vicente Franco, EC DG Environment, Brussels

    Involving people in air pollution risk reduction (round table discussion)
    Chairs: P.M. Mannucci, S. Harari

    12:00 - 15.00
    The legal European initiatives,
    Ugo Taddei, Clientearth, Brussels

    Control of traffic and diesel vehicles to reduce NO2 concentrations in Italy,
    Anna Gerometta, Milan

    Household combustion of solid fuel regulations to reduce PM concentrations in Poland,
    Andrzej Gula, Krakow

    WHO Urban Health Initiative: creating demand for action against air pollution through health
    knowledge and leadership,
    H. De Sa Thiago, WHO Geneva

    Communicating the risk to patients and doctors,
    Pier Mannuccio Mannucci, Sergio Harari, Milan

    Closing of Respirami 3

    Milan, 24-26 January 2019

    Seminar venue
    The venue of the Seminar will be
    “Fondazione Umanitaria”
    Salone degli Affreschi
    Via San Barnaba, 48 - 20122 Milan (Italy)

    Official Language
    The official language of the Seminar is English

    CME Credits
    The congress will be accredited with Italian CME and EACCME.
    The CME credits will be awarded to the participants
    that will fulfill all the obligations under the program
    of Continuing Medical Education and EACCME

    The Seminar is reserved for N. 200 Physicians
    The eligible disciplines for CME credits are:
    Respiratory diseases, Allergology, Cardiology, Epidemiology, General Medicine, Internal Medicine

    The Seminar is free to attend. It is essential to confirm
    the participation to the Organizing Secretariat

    Please register on line: www.respirami.it
    Registrations must be received by January 18, 2019
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