Ghana Program Schedule

The ASIC Ghana conference was held at the Accra Metropolitan Assembly Building with the below schedule. Review this City of Accra Guide

Virtual participants were able to join each session via zooms. Session recordings can be found here

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All times are in Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Tuesday, October 17th

9:15 AM            Tour of Afri-SET (Sensor Evaluation Testing) Center at University of Ghana
11:00 AM         Registration Opens
12:30 PM            Opening Welcome
1:00 PM            
Sensor Evaluation & Analysis: Best Approaches to Evaluate Sensors

Session Chairs: R. Subramanian, CSTEP, Mike Giordano, AfriqAir

2:45 PM            Break
3:15 PM            
Community Based Participation in Using LCS

Session Chair: Kofi Amegah, University of Cape Coast

4:15 PM            Transition
4:25 PM            
Making Sense of Sensor Data

Session Chairs: Dan Westervelt, University of Columbia, Collins Gameli Hodoli, University of Environment and Sustainable Development

5:40 PM            
Exhibitor Presentations
6:10 PM           Welcome Reception & Discussion with Exhibitors
7:15 PM            End of Reception

Wednesday, October 18th

7:30 AM            Doors Open
8:30 AM            
Keynote: Why should we care what the data says?
9:30 AM            Break
10:00 AM            
Data Collection, Analysis & Interpretation

Session Chairs: Victoria Owusu Tawiah, Clean Air Fund, Garima Raheja, University of Columbia

11:30 AM            Transition
11:40 AM            
Poster Presentations & Review Session
1:10 PM            Lunch (catered)
2:10 PM            
Adapting LCS for Smart AQ Monitoring in African Cities

Session Chairs: Deo Okure, AirQo, Engineer Bainomugisha, AirQo, IQ Mead, Imperial College London

3:40 PM            Break

4:00 PM

4:30 PM                        

Keynote: Shaping the Future of Data Accessibility and Transparency for Action

Organizers: Vasu Kilaru, US EPA, Pallavi Pant, HEI, Deo Okure, AirQo, IQ Mead, Imperial College London

6:00 PM            End of Day

Thursday, October 19th

7:30 AM            Doors Open
8:30 AM            
Data Utility & Action for AQ Management

Session Chairs: Victor Indasi, C40, Emmanuel Appoh, Consultant, Dr. Rose Alani, University of Lagos

8:30 AM 
Journalist Training

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9:45 AM            Transition

10:05 AM

9:55 AM            

Policy Management

Session Chairs: Rebecca Garland, University of Pretoria & ANGA, Victor Indasi, C40, Victor Nthusi, HEI

11:10 AM            Break
11:30 AM            
Utilizing Various Communication Strategies to Increase Public Engagement on Air Pollution

Session Chairs: Robert Mbiake, University of Douala & ANGA, Pallavi Pant, HEI

12:45 PM            Lunch (catered)
1:45 PM            
Mobilizing Resources to Support Air Quality Monitoring Research

Session Chairs: R. Subramanian, CSTEP, Allison Hughes, University of Ghana

3:45 PM            Conference Conclusion
4:00 PM            End of Day