The 9th International Conference on Energy, Resources, Environment and Sustainable Development (ERESD) Was Held in Our University

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From May 26th to 27th, the 9th International Conference on Energy, Resources, Environment and Sustainable Development (ERESD 2022) was held in CUMT. This conference is hosted by China University of Mining and Technology, co-hosted by China Coal Group, co-organized 11 overseas universities including University of Kentucky, West Virginia University, University of Wollongong , Saint Petersburg Mining University, AGH University of Science and Technology, RWTH Aachen University, TFH Georg Agricola University, Quang Ninh University of Industry, University of Pembangunan National Veteran Yogyakarta, Catholic University of Salta and Lappeenranta University of Technology. At the same time, this conference is supported by the International Competence Center for Mining-Engineering Education under the Auspices of UNESCO, China Coal Society, International Green Building Alliance, International Journal of Mining Science and Technology and International Higher Education Alliance for Mining, Energy and Environment.

The meeting was held online and on-cite. The opening and closing ceremonies and plenary sessions were broadcast live through the official website of the conference, combined with virtual zoom conference. More than 400 participants from over 25 countries and regions attended this conference, including China, Russia, the United States, Poland, Australia, Finland, Germany, Vietnam, Indonesia, Norway, Sweden, Chile, France, Italy and so on. Focusing on the conference theme - Energy, Resources, Environment and Sustainable Development in the Context of Carbon Peaking and Carbon Neutrality, the attendees discussed the transformation and development of the energy field, shared practical strategies for sustainable development and put forward many new concepts, perspectives and schemes.

At the opening ceremony held on the morning of the 26th, Prof. Ranjith,the academician of Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering and professor of Monash University, Mr. Liu Feng, the vice president of China National Coal Association and chairman of China Coal Society delivered speeches online. Prof. Song xuefeng, president of CUMT announced the commencement of the conference.

Prof. Song xuefeng mentioned in his speech that energy, resources, environment and sustainable development are topics of common concern to all mankind. This conference is held at the right time as we may take the opportunity of carbon peaking and carbon neutrality to promote the coal industry from ultra-low emission to near zero emission and zero emission, as well as promote the sustainable development of energy, resources and environment. CUMT will make unremitting efforts in the "big article" of green coal mining and efficient utilization, as well as in the "new articles" of future energy resources exploitation, so as to promote CUMT into a world-class university with characteristics in energy and resources.  

Plenary session was held after the opening ceremony, six main speakers delivered keynote reports:  

From the afternoon of the 26th to the 27th, the participants carried out discussions and nearly 400 reports were exchanged based on 11 technical sessions:

1. Resource Development and Utilization

2. Environmental Science and Engineering

3. Energy and Sustainable Green Development

4. Energy Science and Technology

5. Intelligent Equipment and Technology

6. Occupational Safety and Health

7. Mineral Materials and Advanced Energy Materials

8. Public Security and Emergency Management

9. Clean Processing and Conversion of Energy Resources

10. Resource Development and Utilization of Underground Space

11. Green and Low-carbon Technology for Urban and Rural Construction

The closing ceremony was held on the afternoon of the 27th. A total of 37 Excellent Paper Award, 75 Excellent Oral Presentation Award and 12 Best Poster Award were announced. Subsequently, representatives from domestic and overseas shared their experience and remarks of this conference.

On behalf of CUMT, Madam Liu Bo delivered the closing speech. She said that CUMT would like to take the conference as an opportunity to join hands with friends at home and abroad to enhance all-round cooperation in terms of energy and resource utilization, environmental protection and sustainable development, contributing to a community with a shared future for mankind.

Conference Site

Speech by Madam Liubo, secretary of CUMT Party Committee

Speech by Prof. Song Xuefeng, chairman of the conference and president of CUMT

Prof. Bian Zhengfu, chairman of the conference organizing committee 

and vice president of CUMT, presided over 

the opening and closing ceremonies

Speech by Prof. Ranjith, academician of Australian Academy of Technology 

and Engineering and professor of Monash University

Speech by Mr. Liu Feng, vice president of China National Coal Association 

and chairman of China Coal Society

Report by Prof. Vladimir S. Litvinenko, chairman of the Governing Board of International 

Competence Center for Mining-Engineering Education under the Auspices of UNESCO, 

academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, 

and Rector of Saint Petersburg Mining University

Report by Prof. Miao Changwen, academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, 

chairman of the International Green Building Alliance 

and professor of Southeast University

Report by Prof. Jerzy Lis, member of the Polish Academy of Sciences 

and rector of AGH University of Science and Technology

Report by Prof. Zhou Yingxin, fellow of the Academy of Engineering Singapore and fellow of 

the International Society for Rock Mechanics and Engineering (ISRM)

Report by Prof. Jan Cilliers, fellow of the UK Royal Academy of 

Engineering and professor of Imperial College London

Report by Prof. Yuan Xibo, dean of the School of Electrical Engineering, CUMT

Madam Liu Bo presented honorary certificates to the winners

Madam Liu Bo presented honorary certificates to the winners