International Forum held in LZJTU
On October 17, the "First International Forum on Water Environment in Cold and Arid Areas" was sponsored by Lanzhou Jiaotong University and Gansu Science and Technology Association sponsored by the China Association for Science and Technology "Haizhi Project" was held at Lanzhou Jiaotong University. The forum invited more than 40 experts and scholars from 6 countries including the United States and France, including academician Wang Hao of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, internationally renowned environmental health experts, Professor Michael of Johns Hopkins University, and national outstanding youth Zhao Wenzhi of the Northwest Institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences to give academic reports.
Zhang Baishan, Director of the Yellow River Basin Ecological Environment Supervision Administration, Ministry of Ecology and Environment, Ju Youqian, Deputy Director of the Gansu Provincial Department of Science and Technology, Zhang Guozhen, Deputy Director of the Gansu Provincial Department of Education, Li Zuokang, Chief Engineer of the Gansu Provincial Department of Ecology and Environment, Water Division of the Gansu Provincial Department of Water Resources Dean Zhang Xinmin, Vice Chairman of Gansu Science and Technology Association Zhang Jiong, and President of Lanzhou Jiaotong University Li Yinzhen attended the opening ceremony of the forum. The conference adopted a combination of online and offline methods. More than 300 people from nearly 30 universities and scientific research institutions across the country participated in the conference. A total of 240 manuscripts were submitted to the conference.
At the opening ceremony of the forum, Li Yinzhen, on behalf of all the teachers and students of Lanzhou Jiaotong University, expressed warm congratulations on the convening of the meeting, welcomed the delegates, and briefly introduced the history and basic situation of Lanzhou Jiaotong University, and the development of the School of Environment and Municipal Engineering. History and research status of water environment in cold and arid areas of our school. He pointed out that this forum will have a positive and far-reaching impact on the promotion of water environmental protection and high-quality development in cold and arid areas, and it is of great significance to promote the development of experts in related disciplines and implement the national development strategy. I sincerely hope that experts and scholars will strengthen academic exchanges and exchange ideas at this forum, and contribute valuable wisdom to the advancement of the development of water environment in cold and arid regions. At the same time, the school will work with friends to make unremitting efforts to promote the construction of environmental science and engineering disciplines and scientific research.
Zhang Jiong said in his speech that this is a specific measure that we rely on the China Association for Science and Technology Haizhi Program platform to serve regional innovation and development, and it is also a scientific and technological event in the field of ecological environment. She sincerely hopes that the experts will focus on the theme of the forum, discuss and exchange in-depth from different levels and angles, and put forward targeted constructive and operable development suggestions, and provide strong scientific and technological support for water environmental protection and high-quality development in cold and dry areas. We also warmly welcome all experts and teams to establish long-term cooperative relations with relevant institutions in Gansu Province, strengthen academic exchanges and cooperation, and jointly make new and greater contributions to the cause of ecological and environmental protection.
In his speech, Ju Youqian pointed out that water environmental protection and high-quality development in cold and arid areas cannot be separated from global scientific and technological exchanges and cooperation. This forum is an important measure to implement General Secretary Xi Jinping's green water and green mountains. The Gansu Provincial Department of Science and Technology will continue to support technological innovation in the field of water environmental protection and high-quality development in cold and arid regions, and support universities, scientific research institutes, and enterprises to accelerate the construction of production, education, and research in terms of platform construction, talent training, and achievement promotion. The construction of a combined technological innovation system. He sincerely hopes that the academicians, experts, scholars, and entrepreneurs attending this forum will give more care and attention to the water environment protection in the cold and arid areas of Gansu, and provide more suggestions for the development of science and technology in Gansu.
At the opening ceremony, Academician Wang Hao, President Li Yinzhen, Deputy Director Zhang Guozhen, Deputy Director Ju Youqian, Chief Engineer Li Zuokang, Director Zhang Xinmin, and Vice-Chairman Zhang Jiong came to the stage to cut the ribbon for the opening of the conference!
With the theme of "Water Environmental Protection and High-quality Development in Cold and Arid Areas", this forum is divided into main venue forums and "Water Resources Regulation and Efficient Utilization", "Water Cycle and Hydrological Ecology in Watersheds", and "Environmental Health Risks in Cold and Arid Areas" Four sub-venue forums: "and comprehensive governance" and "watershed environmental management and high-quality development". The forum aims to open dialogues and discussions on new ideas, new technologies, and new methods for comprehensive management and governance of water resources, water environment, water ecology, water security, and water economy in cold and arid regions for experts from all over the world. Environmental protection and high-quality development provide a communication platform and intellectual support.