Upwind Downwind 2020, Our Health and Air Quality: Past, Present and Future


Tickets are now available for the the eleventh bi-annual 2020 Upwind Downwind Conference, Our Health and Air Quality: Past, Present and Future.

The conference will be held at the Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen’s in Hamilton, Ontario on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM.  The 2020 conference is focusing on health, transportation, industry, municipal planning and the relationship between local and transboundary air quality and opportunities to work together to improve air quality.


Please click here to purchase tickets


Tentative Conference Agenda

8:00 AM—8:30 AM Hot Breakfast and Networking
8:30 AM — 8:45 AM Opening Remarks
8:45  AM—9:15 AM Morning Keynote: Hamilton Airshed Model
9:15 AM—10:30 AM Panel 1: Transboundary Ambient Air Quality
10:30AM—10:45 AM Break
10:45AM—11:15AM Street Level Air Monitoring
11:15AM—12:30PM Panel 2: Our Health and Air Quality
12:30PM—1:30PM Lunch and Networking
1:30PM—2:00PM Afternoon Keynote: TBD
2:00PM—3:00PM Panel 3: Industrial Hubs
3:00PM—3:15PM Break
3:15:00PM-4:15PM Panel 4: Transportation and Air Quality
4:15PM—4:30PM Closing Remarks and Poster Winner



If you will require a hotel in Hamilton, please click here to use the Conference’s Room block at the Sheraton Hotel.  The room block applies to room rate and is valid until May 8, 2020.


Please click here for information on the Student Poster Competition.


If you are interested in being an Exhibitor or Partner, fees can be viewed here.  Please contact cleanair@hamilton.ca to reserve your space or if you have any questions.