Measurements Technical Program

Learn the latest information on all aspects of air measurement methodologies

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Sessions will cover the latest topics in air quality measurement technology, including:

  • PFAS Measurement
  • Sensors/Next Generation Monitoring
  • Ethylene Oxide (EtO) Measurement Advances
  • Fugitive VOC Monitoring
  • Fugitives and Odor
  • Community Monitoring
  • Oil and Gas/Methane GHG Assessment
  • National Monitoring Programs
  • Optical Sensing for Fenceline Monitoring
  • Measurement Performance
  • Point Source Methods
  • New Methods Innovations

Keynote Address: Air Quality Data and Decision-making

Matthew Lakin, Deputy Director, Air and Radiation Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 9

Matt Lakin is the Acting Air Director for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 9, which covers Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, the Pacific territories and 148 tribal nations. Matt has been the Deputy Director for Region 9’s Air Division for six years and is briefly serving again as the Acting Director. Matt has held several other management positions in the Air Division. Over his 19-year career at EPA, Matt has led a wide range of technical, planning, and policy programs. Matt earned his Ph.D. in atmospheric chemistry from the University of California, Irvine.

Keynote Address: Community-based Monitoring Using Low-cost Sensors

Joseph Lyou, President & CEO, California Coalition for Clean Air

Dr. Joseph K. Lyou serves as President & CEO of the Coalition for Clean Air. In January 2020 he was appointed to serve on the California Transportation Commission by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon. Dr. Lyou also served as the governor’s appointee to the South Coast Air Quality Management District Governing Board from June 2007 to March 2019. Prior to his work at CCA, he founded the California Environmental Rights Alliance, a public interest group dedicated to working on environmental justice issues. Dr. Lyou has spent 30 years helping community groups and concerned individuals with environmental protection issues, including air and water pollution, the clean-up of contaminated sites, and environmental justice. He previously held management positions with the California League of Conservation Voters Education Fund and Committee to Bridge the Gap. Dr. Lyou received his Ph.D. from UC Santa Cruz in 1990.