17 Days till the closing event of the iSCAPE project that will be held in Dublin on 8 November 2019. Dr Hans-Guido Mücke​, Adviser for the World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Air Quality Management and Air Pollution Control (Germany) will deliver the keynote speech for the event on “Air pollution and health – a reflection”. 

Dr. Hans-Guido Mücke is the air quality and health scientist and manager of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Air Quality Management and Air Pollution Control (German Environment Agency/Umweltbundesamt in Berlin). He is responsible for the co-operation with the WHO European Centre for Environment and Health, Bonn office, and partners of the 53 Member States of the WHO European Region in the field of air hygiene and climate change. Consultant and national representative at WHO meetings, e.g. ‘Improving public health responses to extreme weather events – heat waves (2007)’, ‘Climate Change, Extreme Weather Events and Public Health (2010)’, ‘Health in Climate Change: strengthening risk communication (2015) and UNECE/WHO Convention on Long-range transboundary air pollution – Task Force on Health (since 2010). He is also the climate change and health expert since the establishment of the German Climate Change Adaptation Strategy in 2008. He’s currently the supervisor to national projects, co-partner in and advisor to respective projects in this field. Invited speaker at the EU side event ‘Climate Change Adaptation and health’, COP23 Fiji in Bonn/D December 2017. Co-author of the Recommendations for Action Heat Action Plans to protect human health in Germany (2017; https://www.bmu.de/fileadmin/Daten_BMU/Download_PDF/Klimaschutz/hap_handlungsempfehlungen_en_bf.pdf ). Finally, he’s the Deputy head of Section ‘Environmental Medicine and Health Effects Assessment’ in Berlin.


Date: 8 November 2019

Time: 08:30 – 17:30 followed by the reception


Venue: The Marrion Room, The Royal Dublin Society

Address: Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland

How to get there? You can find directions here.


A draft of the agenda can be found here: iSCAPE FINAL EVENT Agenda DRAFT (pdf, 130 KB) (UPDATED 16 October)


The event is targeted towards professionals from both the public and private sector, policy-makers, and researchers.


All participants are kindly asked to register online through this link by November 4, 2019. Due to the limited availability of seats, early registration is strongly recommended to ensure your participation. Participation in the event is free of charge. Please read our event attendee privacy notice carefully as it describes how we use and process your personal data provided to us through the online registration form in relation to your attendance to this event.


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Local assistance:

Louise Dunne

Research Manager

UCD School of Architecture, Planning, and Environmental Policy

Email: louise.dunne@ucd.ie

Phone: +353 1 716 2673

We look forward to welcoming you!