2nd Conference on Ammonia and Greenhouse Gases Emissions

From Animal Production Buildings

Prague, 1-2 March 2018

First Day Agenda

Thursday, March 1, 2018
09.00 – 12.30MC meeting
Meeting agenda:

  • Information from cost association.
  • Status of the action (web,WGs, STSM, ITC conference, disseminations)
  • Topics for discussion:
    • STSM process and further action in 1st GP (till April 30, 2018)
    • ITC conference grant – any needs/relocation
    • TS (training schools) in GP 1 & future
    • Our strategy & goals for GP1 and GP2. WG’s goal and estimated outcomes
    • (WG’sleader working proposal and expected outcomes)
    • Dissemination strategy.
10:30 – 10:50COFFEE BREAK
  • Practical issues:
    • Decide the dates (possible program) for the next networking events – (in GP1 & GP2) timeline for finalizing the date, locations; invitations issue in e‐cost… all have to response in due time!
    • A general rule on timing on invitation response
    • Budget & networking strategy
    • New members/partners
  • OB
12.30‐ 13.30LUNCH
13.30 – 15.30Working groups meetings (in parallel)
15.30‐15.45COFFEE BREAK
15.45 – 17.45Working groups meetings (in parallel)
19.00 ‐ ...DINNER (please register in Doodle if you plan to join)

Second Day Agenda

Friday, March 2, 2018 Open Conference
08.00 ‐ 08.30REGISTRATION
08.30 ‐ 10.00KEYNOTE PRESENTATION moderator, Guoqiang Zhang
08:30 – 08:55Measurement of ammonia and greenhouse gas emissions from animal
buildings, by Dr Ji‐Qin Ni, PU, USA
09:00 – 09:25Toward a quantitative understanding of ammonia volatilization from
animal slurry, by Dr Sasha D. Hafner, AU, Denmark
09:30 – 10:00Challenges of Inventory Preparation: Activity Data, Emission Factors and
Models by Dr Barbara Amon, ATB, Germany
10:00 – 10:30COFFEE BREAK
10:30 – 11:45General session 1, Monitoring gaseous emissions from farming animal buildings
Moderator Mélynda Hassouna
10:30 – 10:50Test protocol of Vera (Verification of Environmental Technologies for
Agricultural Production) by Dr Nico Ogink, WUR, The Netherlands
10:50 – 11:05Application of the dual tracer ratio method to quantify emissions from
naturally ventilated dairy housings, by Schrade et al.,Agricultural Production) by Dr Nico Ogink, WUR, The Netherlands
11:05 – 11:20Measurement and reporting of emission rates from intensive animal
production units in Ireland and Australia, by Fogarty et al.
11:20 – 11:35Reduction of ammonia emissions from livestock housing by
biotechnological agents, by Češpiva and Zabloudillová, Research
Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Czech Republic
11:35 – 11:45Questions & Discussion
11:45 – 14:10General session 2, Reduction technologies of farming animal building emission
Moderator: Kamila Kočí
11:45 ‐ 12:00Agricultural emissions and their environmental impacts: going beyond
the animal‐building scale using life cycle assessment, by Michael
Corson, France
12:00 – 12:15Feeding strategies aimed to reduce environmental impact in dairy ewes
and cattle, by Marcello Mele, Italy
12:15 – 12:30Farm scale strategies for reducing the environmental footprint in
intensive livestock production, Thomas Bartzanas, CERTH, Greece
12:30 – 13:30LUNCH BREAK
13:30 – 13:45Danish regulations on ammonia emission from animal housing and
options to meet the requirements” by Bjarne Bjerg, University of
Copenhagen, Denmark
13:45 – 14:00Integrated ventilation techniques and exhaust air purification for
effective reduction of emission from farm animal houses, By Guoqiang
Zhang, Aarhus University, Denmark
14:00 – 14:10Questions & Discussion
14:10 – 16:00General Session 3, Modelling ammonia and GHG emissions from animal buildings
Moderator: André Aarnink, WUR, The Netherlands
14:10 – 14:25Development of ventilation based strategies to reduce ammonia
emissions from pig fattening houses: an integrated approach, by Peter
Demeyer, ILVO, Belgium (as continues of Session II)
14:25 – 14:40Modelling the transport of gases to improve emission measurements,
by David Janke, ATB, Potsdam, Germany
14:40 – 14:55Modelling the effects of nutritional measures on ammonia emission
from houses for growing pigs, by André Aarnink, Wageningen University
and Research, the Netherlands
14:55 – 15:25COFFEE BREAK
15:25 – 15:40Development of VR simulator to educate environmental distribution of
swine house such as gas, temperature, humidity, and dusts. By R.W.
Kim and In‐Bok Lee, SNU, Korea
15:40 ‐ 15:55CFD methods to model emissions from livestock housing, by Bjerne
Bjerg, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
15:55 – 16:10CFD modeling of livestock odor dispersion on complex topography, by
In‐Bok Lee and R.W. Kim, SNU, Korea
16:10 – 16:20Questions & discussion
16:20 – 16:50General DISCUSSIONS