Using BenMAP-CE to Estimate Air Pollution Benefits

Organizers
Health and Environmental Impacts Division, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Objectives
Instruct users in:

  • the basic principles of air pollution benefits assessment, including how to interpret results correctly;
  • using the built-in health impact functions, demographic, health and air quality data from the Global Burden of Disease project to perform country-level analyses of air pollutiion health impacts and characterize the results;
  • supplementing these data with more detailed and country-specific data to quantify a broader array of health impacts and assess the economic benefits of air quality changes.

Schedule
18 November 2014
8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Venue
Cinnamon Grand Hotel

Registration
Participants are requested to register by sending an email containing name, organization, designation, country to Fann.Neal@epa.gov with a copy to baq@cleanairasia.org on or before 31 October 2014.

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Participants
This pre-event is essential for policy analysts, risk assessors, epidemiologists, masters and PhD students, economists and others interested in characterizing the health impacts and economic value of changes in air quality. All registered BAQ participants are welcome to attend.

Contact Person
Neal Fann
BenMAP-CE Program Manager
Health and Environmental Impacts Division
Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
T:  1 (919) 541-0209
E: Fann.Neal@epa.gov