IX International conference-competition

Ecology. Young vision

Saint-Petersburg, March 24-26 2021


The conference is held in a distance format in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic

Subject of conference

The conference is held in order to seek, develop and support promising young researchers, having a high level of leadership and professional competences, create a communication platform for exchange of experience between participants, assisting in their further development and sharing of best practices. It is also aimed at evolving of international scientific and technical connections of University, improving University's image, propaganda of its best achievements in educational and scientific activities, search and support of talented young researchers from students of general education institutions.

  • Apply for participation till 05.03.2021
  • Arrival and check-in of participants – 24.03.2021 – 25.03.2021
  • Working days of conference – 24.03.2021 – 26.03.2021
  • Conference summing-up – 26.03.2021

Main areas of expertise

Rational management and reproduction of natural resources

  • Landscape diversity and its man-made transformation.
  • Assessment methods of biological diversity in the context of man-made impact.
  • Methods of restoration of degraded ecosystems.
  • Issues of rational use of natural resources in the context of sustainable development.
  • Issues of nature management, quality of environment and safety of human life and work.
  • Modelling and information technologies in nature management.
  • Renewable sources of energy.

Environmental monitoring

  • Methods of assessment and anticipation of changes in environment.
  • Increase of effectiveness in monitoring of nature state and pollution.
  • Scientific and methods’ issues in organization of monitoring.
  • Monitoring of water ecosystems, air and ground.
  • Monitoring of consequences of nature pollution.

General issues of ecology and ecological education of society

  • Education in the context of sustainable development.
  • Topical issues of ecology and sustainable development of nature and society.
  • Population ecology. Applied ecology. Human ecology.
  • Reduction of carbon footprint and climate neutrality.
  • Social and ecological aspects of information space.
  • Philosophy of human-nature interaction in the context of sustainable development.

Round table «Method of teaching the discipline of the natural scientific cycle»

The aim of the round table is exchange of opinions for effective interaction of participants in educational process. Guests of the round table can identify the most relevant techniques used at classes, improve analytical skills. The outcome of the roundtable discussion can be a set of criteria on optimal organisation of effective interaction in the learning process.

There will be the demonstration of equipment of world leading companies.

For the Participants

  1. To take part in the conference fill in the registration form and upload the article.
    Scientific advisors should fill in the registration form.
  2. Only full-time participation is possible (with or without presentation)*.
    There is no registration fee.
  3. A collection of scientific articles will be prepared as an outcome of the conference.
  4. Roundtable will be held during the conference.
  5. Registered foreign participants will be helped to get the invitation for Russian visa.

* For foreign guests distant participation is possible (video teleconferencing).

Participants under 18 years old should be accompanied by a scientific advisor or a legal representative.

Main forms of participation

  • Full - time with presentation
  • Full - time without presentation
  • Full - time with poster presentation

No registration fee.

* For foreign guests distant participation is possible (video teleconferencing).

Additional forms of participation

  • Organizer of a seminar (workshop)
  • Partner of a thematic session or round table

In case of additional forms of participation should you address Danilov Alexandr Sergeevich, Danilov_AS@pers.spmi.ru

Conference Programme

Day 1 (March 24, 2021)

11:00-12:00 Registration (Lobby of the main entrance)

12:00-15:00 Workshop by an invited specialist (Conference hall)

15:00-16:00 Coffee Break (Lobby "Zeleniy Hall")

Day 2 (March 25, 2021)

08:00-09:00 - Registration (Lobby of the main entrance)

09:00-09:15 - Opening ceremony of the conference-competition (Conference hall)

09:15-09:30 Greetings from guests of honor
(Conference hall)

09:30-11:00 Sessions (Halls of Mining Museum)

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break (Lobby "Zeleniy Hall",
Foyer of the assembly hall

11:30-13:00 Sessions (Halls of Mining Museum)

13:00-14:00 Lunch (Zerkalniy hall)

14:00-16:00 Excursions to the Mining University,Mining Museum (Halls of Mining Museum)

16:00-17:00 Award ceremony. Closing conference-competition (Conference hall)

17:00-18:30 Dinner (Zerkalniy hall)

Day 3 (March 26, 2021)

10:00-12:00 The cultural program (Departure from the MFC "Gornyi")


Санкт-Петербургский горный университет

Conference partnerы

Saint Petersburg

St. Petersburg is the northernmost city in the world with a population of over one million people. Among cities fully located in Europe, St. Petersburg is the third most populous city, as well as the first city in terms of population, which is not the capital. St. Petersburg is the most important economic, scientific and cultural center of Russia, a major transportation hub. The historical center of St. Petersburg and its associated complexes of monuments are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List; This is one of the most important centers of tourism in the country.

Among the most significant cultural and tourist sites are the Hermitage, the Kunstkamera, the Mariinsky Theater, the Russian National Library, the Russian Museum, the Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Isaac's Cathedral, and Nevsky Prospect. The program for the preservation and development of the historical center of St. Petersburg is also aimed at preserving cultural heritage sites.


Venue and accomodation

ST. Petersburg Mining UniversitY

St. Petersburg Mining University is the first technical educational institution in Russia, it was established by order of Catherine II on 21 October (1 November), 1773, the University brought to life Peter’s the First and M.V. Lomonosov’s ideas about training mining engineers. The date has become the birthday of the whole higher technical education in Russia.

Nowadays, more than 12 thousand students are studying mining, oil and gas, machine building, energy engineering, economics, safety measures, geo-ecology. The Mining University trains bachelors, masters and specialists (engineers) according to 32 programmes. More than 180 doctors of sciences, professors, about 600 candidates of sciences and associate professors, about 120 academicians and correspondent members of different international and Russian academies are working at 49 departments and branches of the University.

Mining Museum is a keeper of unique collections. It houses more than 250 thousand exhibits collected from all continents and more than 80 countries. It ranks top three world museums of nature science profile. The University possesses the richest scientific and technical library which accounts for more than 1.2 mln books and journals including rarities of the XV-XIX centuries.
The Mining University performs intensive research in the development of the country’s raw material resources, environmental management, advanced energy-saving technologies of extraction and processing of mineral resources. The University has modern facilities and well-developed infrastructure, and it allows to hold international events at the highest level.

Multifunctional complex «Gornyi»

Multifunctional complex «Gornyi» is the venue for holding national and international scientific meetings, congresses, conferences, symposiums, arranging educational courses of studying foreign languages, accommodation of students, postgraduates, invited professors and tourists.
The total area of complex is 23000 square meters. It includes 212 rooms (which can accommodate up to 410 guests), restaurant for 250 guests, congress hall with capacity up to 2200 guests, fitness centre and auditorium for 500 seats


Organizer and Venue

Saint Petersburg Mining University Russia, 199106, St. Petersburg, Vasilyevsky Island, 21st line, 2 Transit:
  • From Vasileostrovskaya Underground: bus № 1, 128, 152, bus station “Bolshoi prospect”
  • From Primorskaya Underground: trolleybus № 10, 11, bus № 7, bus station “Bolshoi prospect”

Organizing committee

Danilov Alexander

Phone number: 8 (812) 328-82-07 (10-17 p.m., Moscow time)

E-mail: Miningecology@gmail.com


Multifunctional complex «Gornyi»

199406, Russia, Saint Petersburg, Vasilyevsky Island, 28/16 Nalichnaya st.

Accomodation expenses of participants are paid by conference organizer.