The subsection “Environmental and Climate Technologies” of the 54th Riga Technical University International Scientific Conference was held on October 15-16 in Faculty of Power and Electrical Engineering. The subsection is traditionally organized by Institute of Energy Systems and Environment. In total 52 participants from 13 different countries took part in the conference as speakers or with poster presentations.
Most of the participants were from Latvia by presenting the researches that has been carried out in Riga Technical University, University of Latvia, Latvia University of Agriculture, Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre, as well as the company “Latvia’s State Forests”. Relatively large number of participants was from Lithuania and Estonia, representing Tallinn University of Technology, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University and Lithuanian Institute of Geology and Geography. Also scientists from Korea, Indonesia, Turkey, Norway, Finland, Sweden, United Kingdom, Germany, Croatia and Ukraine took part in the conference by presenting their newest research.
This year there were four sessions organized within the conference. On 15th October researches were presented at the session “Sustainable usage of resources” and at the special session “Geological storage of CO2 as a way to reduce carbon footprint”. This special session was organized in collaboration with the association “CO2GeoNet” within the framework of the project “CGS Europe”. The latest session “Development of low carbon technologies” and the poster session, held on 16th October was in tight connection with several items of Echousing procedding.
Full conference program and material are available at: http://www.videszinatne.lv/index.php/en/articles/events/konference-pulce-zinatniekus