International conference “Air Quality Management Projects – Experiences and Ideas”
During the conference, innovative international projects related to air quality research and management were presented, in particular those from the Silesian Voivodeship (Poland), the Moravian-Silesian Region (the Czech Republic), and the Žilina Region. Among others, the following projects were presented: Clean Border, Air Silesia, SOLEZ, AWAIR, and LIFE – “Implementation of Air Quality Plan for Małopolska Region – Małopolska in a healthy atmosphere”.
The goal of the conference was to present the common actions undertaken in the territory of Europe by partners from the Czech Republic, Poland, and Slovakia, aiming to reduce air pollution as well as to motivate the local people to become involved in those activities. The projects were presented during the meeting by experts from the VŠB – Technical University of Ostrava, the Public Health Institute in Ostrava, the Charles University in Prague, the Association for the Development of the Moravian-Silesian Region, the Department of Transport of the City of Žilina, the Central Mining Institute in Katowice, and the Marshal’s Office of the Małopolska Voivodeship.