Measurements Technical Program

Air Quality Measurement Methods and Technology, November 14-16, 2023, Durham, NC

Learn the latest information on all aspects of air measurement methodologies

Final Program available! (updated 11/8) Sessions organized into three tracks will feature over 100 presentations covering the latest topics in air quality measurement technology.

Keynote Speaker: Tomás Elias Carbonell, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Stationary Sources, Office of Air and Radiation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Tom├ís Carbonell HeadshotTomás Carbonell is Deputy Assistant Administrator for Stationary Sources in the EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation.  From 2012 until January 2021, Tomás Carbonell was an attorney in the U.S. Clean Air Program at the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), where he most recently served as Senior Counsel and Director of Regulatory Policy.  His work included litigation, regulatory, and policy advocacy on a range of climate and clean air issues, including carbon dioxide regulations for power plants; methane regulations for the oil and gas sector; hazardous air pollution from industrial sources; and climate legislation.  Prior to arriving at EDF, Tomás was an Associate at Van Ness Feldman, LLP, where he counseled diverse clients on federal legal and regulatory matters related to climate change, clean energy, and environmental and electricity regulation.  

Wednesday Lunch Presentation: A Historical Perspective on Black Carbon Aerosols
Dr. Tony Hansen, President, Magee Scientific Co.; Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (retired)
EPA Facilities Tour (Registration Closed) 
Monday, November 13 • 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm ET
Cost: $45 (includes transportation)
Registration was required by October 17 due to EPA clearances that are required in advance in order to enter the EPA facilities.    
In Research Triangle Park (RTP), EPA's campus features multiple buildings and laboratory spaces, housing 15 different EPA offices in the largest facility ever built by EPA. At this campus, covering nearly 1.2 million square feet, EPA's Office of Research and Development (ORD) scientists have space and unique instrumentation to conduct measurement, modeling, monitoring, toxicology, and other studies to better understand air quality and the impacts on human health and the environment. This tour will highlight various unique laboratories and research that help support regulations and protect human health and the environment.
All tour participants must bring a government issued photo ID (e.g., driver’s license) to enter the facility. All non-US citizens must provide additional information for clearances prior to the tour. Closed-toe shoes and full-length pants required. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
Please review the following EPA Visitor Information prior to the tour.