EPA Regional/State/Local Dispersion Modelers Workshop

May 11th-14th, 2009, Philadelphia, PA


Final Meeting Agenda

Monday, May 11th
1:00 PM AERMOD Tutorial Session (EPA/OAQPS)
4:30 PM OAQPS/Regional Contacts Meeting (EPA only)

Tuesday, May 12th

9:00 AM Welcome and opening remarks Tyler Fox, OAQPS
9:15 AM Appendix W status and updates Tyler Fox, OAQPS
9:30 AM Model Clearinghouse status and update Tyler Fox, OAQPS
10:00 AM Summary of 9 th Modeling Conference & Follow up Tyler Fox, OAQPS
10:30 AM Break  
10:45 AM

PSD/NSR Policy Update

Janet McDonald, OAQPS
11:45 AM Lunch  
1:00 PM

State/Local Agency Issues: Overview

1:30 PM State/local agency presentations (~25 min each)
  Sipsey Class I Area Modeling Study Leigh Bacon, AL
Atlanta PM2.5 Attainment Modeling with AERMOD Yan Huang , GA DEP
2:45 PM Break  
3:00 PM Regional Issues: Report out by RO Modeling Contacts  
3:45 PM Interactive Session I: Haul Roads: Modeling Best Practices Mick Daye, R7
Randy Robinson, R5
4:45 PM

Report out on Interactive Session I

5:15 PM Adjourn  

Wednesday, May 13th

8:30 AM MM5 to CALPUFF Tool Development Update Bret Anderson, R7
9:00 AM

CALPUFF Performance Evaluations

Bret Anderson, R7
9:45 AM

CALPUFF Regulatory update

Tyler Fox, OAQPS
10:30 AM Break  
10:45 AM

NPS Update & Issues

John Notar, NPS
11:45 AM Lunch  
1:00 PM

AERMOD Implementation WorkGroup update

Randy Robinson, R5
1:30 PM AIWG Subgroup Overviews (~10 minutes for each subgroup report-out)
2:00 PM AERMOD Modeling System update Roger Brode, OAQPS
2:30 PM


Roger Brode, OAQPS
Al Cimorelli , R3
3:00 PM Break  
3:15 PM Development of PM2.5 interpollutant trading ratios Tyler Fox, OAQPS
3:45 PM Interactive Session II: Draft Modeling Protocol for PM2.5 Annamaria Coulter, R2 Tyler Fox, OAQPS
4:45 PM

Report out of Interactive Session II

5:15 PM Adjourn  

Thursday, May 14th

8:30 AM Interactive Session III: Mobile source modeling Chad Bailey, OTAQ
Vlad Isakov, ORD
James Hirtz, OAQPS
10:00 AM Report out of Interactive Session III  
10:30 AM Break  
10:45 AM Concluding Remarks/Plans for next two years Tyler Fox, OAQPS
12:00 PM Adjourn  


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