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A substantive debate with the participation of scientists, experts, public administration representatives, energy, fuel, and renewable energy companies on selected aspects of energy security, energy transformation, and a low-emission economy – this is the main purpose of the international conference titled ‘Geotechnology and Energy AGH 2023’ that will take place between May 24 and 26, 2023 in Zakopane.

The key aspects discussed during the conference will include: the future of the energy sector in Poland and Europe versus the availability of fuels and energy; zero-emission economy; renewable energy industry development, including: offshore wind energy, geothermal energy, and solar energy; directions for the development of the hydrogen economy; energy storage; changes in the fuel and energy sector, including: the role of gas and coal in the energy mix, as well as fuel and energy markets in the face of climate challenges; the impact of the energy transformation on the economy and society; circular economy; large and small nuclear power; prospective energy technologies; and the management of energy waste.

The conference is intended for a wide group of recipients professionally related to the broad energy sector, employees of research institutions and universities, government and local government administration, as well as doctoral students and students.

Geotechnology and Energy AGH 2023 is the continuation of the Drilling–Oil–Gas AGH international conference that has been organised by the Faculty of Drilling, Oil, and Gas for more than 30 years.

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As part of the conference, the organisers also scheduled a Polish–Ukrainian Forum covering:

  • Discussion on the energy security of Ukraine and Poland in the era of energy transformations and the ongoing war in Ukraine
  • A platform/panel enabling the presentation of Polish and Ukrainian companies
  • Establishment and inauguration of the Carpathian Research Centre, whose objective will be: to unify the intellectual, human, and infrastructural scientific and practical potential of the university and industry in order to create a scientific hub, the activity of which will be focused on the acquisition of innovative scientific products, their commercialisation, and introduction to industry.