The meeting was hosted by INERIS. It was held in the regional parliament deliberations room of the Conseil Régionale de Picardie, 11 mai Albert 1er, Amiens.
Experts from Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the European Community participated in the meeting. Representatives from the EMEP Centre for Integrated Assessment Modelling (CIAM) at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), the Meteorological Synthesizing Centre-West of EMEP (MSC-W), the Coordination Center for Effects (CCE), the World Health Organization (WHO), the European Topic Centre on Air and Climate Change (ETC/ACC), as well as from the Oil Companies' European Organization for Environment, Health and Safety (CONCAWE), and the Union of the Electricity Industry (EURELECTRIC), were present. A member of the UNECE secretariat also attended. Mr. Rob Maas (Netherlands) chaired the meeting.
I. REVIEW OF EMISSIONS AND SOURCE RECEPTOR DATA
II. ABATEMENT OPTIONS AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
Presentation by Michael Ball of the French-German Institute for Environment Research (IFARE) on the progress in the work of the Expert Group on Techno-economic Issues.
Presentation by Michael Ball of the French-German Institute for Environment Research (IFARE) on the Emerging Technologies
Presentation by Mr. André Zuber (European Community (EC)) on projects set up by the European Commission.
III. BASELINE SCENARIOS
IV. DEVELOPMENT OF THE RAINS MODEL
Presentation by Matti Vainio (EC) on the development of the TREMOVE model, which had started in 2002 and on the
Development of the methodology for cost-benefit analysis for the CAFE programme.
V. ASSESSMENT OF EFFECTS
Presentation by Jurgen Schneider (WHO) on the results of the seventh meeting of the Task Force on Health, held on 6-7 May 2004 in Bonn (Germany), and progress on the WHO project “Systematic review of health aspects of air pollution in Europe”.
Presentation by Jean-Paul Hettelingh (CCE) on the development of robust country-dependent impact factors and on the results of the land cover workshop held on 10 March 2004 at IIASA, Laxenburg (Austria).
VI. OTHER INTEGRATED ASSESSMENT MODELLING ACTIVITIES
Presentation by Mr. Amann on the first findings from an extension of the RAINS model.
Agenda: click here
For the report of the twenty-eight meeting of the Task Force on Integrated Assessment Modelling, Haarlem, Netherlands, 7-9 May 2003, see: click here