10.05.2022 (Tuesday)

09.30-11.00 Registration
10.30-11.00 Welcome coffee
11.00-13.15 Opening Session
  • Galos K., Kot-Niewiadomska A. (Mineral and Energy Economic Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland) – The significance of mineral deposits safeguarding as the backbone of European minerals security
  • Piątkowska M. (Ministry of Climate and Environment, Poland) – Mineral deposits safeguarding as a basis of minerals security of Poland
  • Cios D. (European Commision, DG Grow, Belgium) – EU mineral policy vs. mineral deposits safeguarding
  • Solar S. (UNECE, Switzerland), Sabra G. (Politecnico di Torino, Italy) – Safeguarding mineral deposits using the United Nations Framework Classification for Resources
  • Nieć M., Radwanek-Bąk B. (Mineral and Energy Economic Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland), Koźma J. (Polish Geological Institute, Poland) – Polish approach to the mineral deposits safeguarding. Experience and problems
  • Wårell L. (Luleå University of Technology, Sweden) – Analysis of instruments and systems of mineral deposits safeguarding in a European context
  • Carvalho J. M.F. (Laboratorio Nacional de Energia e Geologia, Portugal) – Land use planning: a key factor for mineral developments.
13.15-14.15 Lunch
14.15-16.00 Session II
  • Arvidsson R. (Swedish Geological Survey, Sweden) - MinLand - mineral resources in sustainable land use
  • Gugerell K. (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria), Endl A. (Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria), Tost M. (Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Austria) – The role of minerals safeguarding in land-use planning policy in Austria
  • Marasmi Ch., Romagnoli M. (Emilia-Romania Region, Italy) – The safeguarding of raw material through the mineral planning process. The Emilia-Romagna Region experience
  • Stefanowicz J. (JURIS Law Firm, Poland) – Protection of the sources of raw materials in the rock mass in the Raw Materials Policy of the State
  • Wojtacha P., Mgłosiek J. (State Mining Authority, Poland) – Management of mineral deposits in the process of their extraction as part of the protection of developed deposits
  • Kostka E. A. (JURIS Law Firm, Poland), Polak A. (KGHM Polska Miedź SA, Poland) - The influence of the principles of planning and implementing specific investment processes on safeguarding recognized mineral deposits and prospective mineral areas
16.00-16.30 Coffee break
16.30-18.30 Session III
  • Ericsson M. (Lulea University of Technology, Sweden), Löf O., Löf A. (RMG Consulting, Sweden) – Locus of metal mining vs locus of control over mine production – a brief review over 10 000 years
  • Barcelo E. (Industrial Minerals Association-Europe, Belgium, Aalto University, Finland; Omya International AG, Switzerland), Shtiza A. (Industrial Minerals Association-Europe, Belgium) – Why does mining in Europe still matter?
  • Guzik K., Kot-Niewiadomska A. (Mineral and Energy Economic Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland) – Need of deposits safeguarding in the light of the sufficiency of the developed resource base – case of rock minerals deposits in Poland
  • Stary J. (Czech Geological Survey, Czech Republic), Kavina P. (Ministry of Industry and Trade, Czech Republic), Gabriel Z. (Czech Geological Survey, Czech Republic) – Critical minerals of the EU (CRM) in the territory of the Czech Republic
  • Wołkowicz S. (Polish Geological Institute, Poland), Naworyta W. (AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland), Zglinicki K. (Polish Geological Institute, Poland) – European Green Deal – the need for its revision in the face of the war in Ukraine
  • Eerola T. (GTK Geological Survey of Finland, Finland) - Corporate conduct, commodity and place: ongoing mining and mineral exploration disputes and their implications for the social license to operate in Finland
19.30 Gala Dinner

11.05.2022 (Wednesday)

09.00-10.00 Poster session
10.00-10.30 Coffee break
10.30-13.00 Session IV and Closing remarks
  • Raha M. (Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Estonia) – The mineral policy of Estonia
  • Simic V., Životić D., Miladinović Z. (University of Belgrade, Serbia) – Mineral safeguarding in Serbia
  • Wertichová B. (VSB Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic), Wertich V., Rambousek P., Godány J. (Czech Geological Survey, Czech Republic) – Assessment of the Czech concept of mineral safeguarding in European good practice context
  • Tost M. (Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Austria), Kot-Niewiadomska A. (Mineral and Energy Economic Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland), Gugerell K. (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria) – Mining and Europe’s World Heritage Cultural Landscapes
  • Lipiński A. (Jan Długosz University, Poland) – Strategic mineral deposits. The drafted method of their protection
  • Mazurek S. (Polish Geological Institute, Poland), Szamałek K. (University of Warsaw, Poland) – Proposed rules for determining strategic mineral deposits in Poland and for their safeguarding
  • Kaczan W., Wirth H. (Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Poland) – The proposition of a systematic approach in the method of historical prospecting and exploration of anthropogenic deposits
  • Speczik S., Zieliński K. (Mozów Copper Ltd. Poland) – Land management recommendations for protecting potential copper and silver mining areas in the Lubuskie Province, western Poland
13.00-14.00 Lunch
14.00 Departures

List of posters - May 2022 - for download

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