Ghana Program Schedule

Below is the official schedule for the ASIC Ghana conference. The conference is being held at the Accra Metropolitan Assembly Building (Google Location Link). The building will open to presenters at 7:00 AM each day. Review this City of Accra Guide

Virtual participants will join each session via the zoom link provided. Participants will need to complete the registration on the Zoom link first, then upon submission, they will receive a link to join the virtual presentation. Session recordings will be shared in November. 

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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

Join livestream below

1:00 PM            

Sensor Evaluation & Analysis: Best Approaches to Evaluate Sensors

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

Join Session 1 Zoom Livestream Here

2:45 PM            

Break

 

3:15 PM            

Community Based Participation in Using LCS

Session Chair: Kofi Amegah, University of Cape Coast

Join Session 2 Zoom Livestream Here

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

CHANGE OF ZOOM: Please use this new link for this session

 

Join Session 3 Zoom Livestream Here

5:40 PM            

Exhibitor Presentations
(Included in above livestream)

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?
Join Session 4 Zoom Livestream Here

9:30 AM            

Break  
10:00 AM            
Data Collection, Analysis & Interpretation

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

Join Session 5 Zoom Livestream Here

11:30 AM            

Transition  

11:40 AM            

Poster Presentations & Review Session
In-Person Only

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

Join Session 6 Zoom  Livestream Here

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

Join Session 7 Zoom Livestream Here

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

Join Session 8 Zoom Livestream Here
8:30 AM 
Journalist Training

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In-Person Only

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

Join Session 9 Zoom Livestream Here

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

Join Session 10 Zoom Livestream Here

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

Join Session 11 Zoom Livestream Here

3:45 PM            

Conference Conclusion  

4:00 PM            

End of Day