Panel Discussion on Aerosols and COVID-19: The European Aerosol Conference (EAC) 2020

In the context of the online EAC 2020, a scientific panel discussion on the topic „Aerosols and COVID-19“ will take place on Thursday, September 3, from 6 – 8 pm. The venue of the event is the Coronation Hall in the Aachen City Hall.

The discussion will be held in English. An expert panel will discuss the latest state of knowledge regarding COVID-19 and aerosols. Aspects such as aerosol dispersion, filtering techniques and implications of stay-at-home orders on aerosols and air quality will be discussed. The event is open to the public. Registration is needed for this event via the registration form below. Due to the regulations of the Corona Protection Ordinance, the number of seats is strictly limited, but the event will also be broadcast in a livestream.

Moderator Prof. Dr. Astrid Kiendler-Scharr Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Mask testing Dr. Frank Drewnick Max Planck Institute for Chemistry Mainz
Aerosol measurement Prof. Dr. Otto Klemm University of Münster
Effect on human health Dr. Gerhard Scheuch GSBio-Inhalation GmbH Gemünden
Aerosol transport Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Schmid  Paderborn University
Air quality impact  Dr. Sabine Wurzler  State Agency for Nature, Environment and Consumer Protection (LANUV) Essen

Registration and more information

For registration, please click here.

The European Aerosol Conference once a year covers the whole range of international aerosol research. This year’s host is the Gesellschaft für Aerosolforschung e.V. (GAeF), which succeeded in bringing the conference to Germany and for the first time to Aachen. Due to the corona pandemic, the EAC 2020 is now being held by the organizers as an online conference from August 31 to September 4.