Friday, October 5, 2018 from 12:45 PM to 1:45 PM EDT
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HOU R103, Housman Medical Research Center 
Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118

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Patricia Cahill 
Boston University Initiative on Cities 

Air Quality Data to Action: Case Studies and Strategies from New York City and C40 Cities 


The Initiative on Cities, Department of Environmental Health, and the Pardee Center welcome to campus Iyad Kheirbek, Head of Air Quality for C40 Cities.

Iyad will discuss urban air quality initiatives in two setting - New York City and C40 Cities, a network of the world’s mega cities committed to addressing climate change and creating healthier cities. He will describe actions taken by the City of New York to collect and analyze data to support policy efforts to meet the ambitious goals outlined in the City's first sustainability plan, PlaNYC (2007) and 2015's OneNYC. Iyad will also discuss a new air quality program being undertaken at C40 Cities to support cities globally in addressing their air quality challenges while taking aggressive climate action.
Before joining C40 Cities, Iyad served as executive director of New York City's Department of Health & Mental Hygiene's Air Quality Program.