The 2014 Upwind Downwind Conference: Built Environment - Foundation for Cleaner
Air will take place on Monday February 24th, 2014 at the Sheraton hotel in
downtown Hamilton. The 2014 theme of built environment will explore how the
built environment and transportation can improve air quality, address climate
change and improve local health.
We have two plenary streams in the afternoon - one focussed on air quality
management and land use planning, the second is focussed on transportation and
includes a workshop component.
Registration is now open and details can be found at:
There is a Free speaker event on Sunday February 23rd, 2014 at the Art Gallery
of Hamilton in the Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Pavilion. Our featured speaker is Dr.
Stephen Kellert, author of Birthright: People and Nature in the Modern World
(2013); Companions in Wonder: Children and Adults Exploring Nature
Together (2012); Biophilic Design: The Theory, Science, and Practice of
Bringing Buildings to Life (2008), and the Tweedy Ordway Professor Emeritus
of Social Ecology and Senior Research Scholar at the Yale University School of
Forestry and Environmental Studies explores understanding the connection between
nature and humanity with a particular interest in environmental conservation and
sustainable design and development.
Please RSVP your attendance to the Sunday event at:
The Presentations from the previous Upwind Downwind 2012 Conference: Unlikely
Partners are on-line at: