Sustainable Development High-end Forum & APEC Project ‘Roadmap to Promote Transfer and Dissemination of Clean Coal Technologies in APEC Regions’ has been successfully held in Tianjin From Nov. 3rd to 5th, 2016. The Lead Shepherd of APEC Energy Work group, Jyuung-Shiauu Chern, and 18 representatives from 8 different economies including China, Australia, Japan, Korea and Russia in APEC region attended the workshop, together with other representatives from the famous companies. Prof. Xinbin Ma, Dean of School of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Tianjin University, chaired this conference as the Project Overseer. Prof. Shengping Wang, the Project Assistant, gave a report about the project progress and achievements in details.
Experts from different enterprises of China were invited to make reports in terms of the application of Clean Coal Technology in different fields. Shiseng Xu, President of the Institute of Clean Energy Technology, China Huaneng Group, Ye Zhuang, Chief Scientist of the Department of Pollution Control and Recycling, State Grid, Lan Zhang, Chief Expert of Shenwu Research Institute, Yulong Zhang, Senior Researcher from Shenhua National Institute of Low-Carbon Clean Energy , Jinfeng Ma, Professor of Northwest University, and Xiaoli Liu, Researcher from National Development and Reform Commission, attended the conference and presented speeches about their efforts in the dissemination and research of clean coal technology.
The foreign representatives for oral presentations included Prof. Sang-Eon Park from Inha University (Korea), Mark Christian Marollano, Senior Researcher from the Bureau of Energy Policy Planning, Ministry of Energy (Philippines), Prof. Alan Chaffee from Monash University (Australia), Dr. Danielle Kennedy from Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (Australia), Kensuke Saito, Deputy Head of Coal Department, the Ministry of Economic Trade and Industry (Japan), Keiji Makino, Senior Researcher from the Ministry of Coal Energy Central Strategy and Information (Japan), etc. Their researches were involved in the field of CO2 capture, storage and utilization, coal-fired power plant, coal-based chemical industry, etc. All attendees provided plenty of constructive suggestions and comments about the research projects as well as the development of sustainable energy in APEC regions.
According to the conference routine, representatives from all economies visited the Analytic Instrumentation Center, the Basic Experiment Center of Chemical Engineering, and the labs of C1 Chemical Engineering group of School of Chemical Engineering. After that they made an in-depth discussion and communication in terms of the research and education of Chemical Engineering and the policy in APEC regions. Experts and representatives exhibited intense interests in promoting the cooperation of the development and dissemination of clean coal technology in APEC regions. We believed that consensus achieved in this workshop will benefit to the development of sustainable energy in APEC regions, especially in scientific and industrial community.