Plenary Speakers

The conference program will include 5 Plenary Lectures addressing topics of general interest and consisting of one hour lectures with 50 min presentation and 10 min Q&A.

Jose L. Jimenez

Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES)
Chemistry – College of Arts and Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO (USA)

Airborne disease transmission: how it works, why it was misunderstood, and how to fight it


Silvia Henning

Leibniz-Institut für Troposphärenforschung e.V. (TROPOS)
Leipzig, Germany

Drivers of Cloud Condensation Nuclei (CCN) Concentrations and Properties

This presentation attempts to give an overview on what is currently known on regional CCN characteristics and possible sources around the globe based on in-situ CCN data.

Katja Kanninen

Professor of Cellular Neurobiology
A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences
University of Eastern Finland (UEF)
Kuopio Campus, Bioteknia
Kuopio, Finland

Health impacts of air pollution exposure in the brain

This plenary portrays the epidemiological and experimental evidence showing the adverse impacts of air pollution exposure on the brain. It highlights the molecular and cellular events associated with air pollution exposure, and links them to neurodegeneration, with a special focus on Alzheimer’s disease.

Joan Rosell-Llompart

ICREA Research Professor
Director of DEW Research Laboratory
Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV)
Tarragona, Spain

Electrosprays, the unique aerosols emitted by conical liquid menisci


George Biskos

Energy Environment and Water Research Center The Cyprus Institute
Nicosia, Cyprus

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