ÕV International scientific conference «Ideas of Academician V.I. Vernadskyi. Problems of regional sustainable development»
10.06.13 On June 7-8, 2013 at Kremenchuk Mykhailo Ostrohradskyi National University was held ÕV International scientific conference «Ideas of Academician V.I. Vernadskyi. Problems of regional sustainable development», dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the prominent scientist. The conference was organized by such institutions as M.P. Semenenko Institute of Geochimistry, Mineralogy and Ore Formation of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Vernadsky State Geological Museum of Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia), Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica (Slovakia), Lanzhou Jiaotong University (China), Poltava Regional State Administration, Poltava Regional Council, Poltava Chamber of Commerce, the Poltava Museum of Local Lore, the Kremenchuk Museum of Local Lore, and Regional Landscape Park «Kremenchuk Plavni».
The scientific event promoted the fruitful collaboration between the educators and researchers of KrNU and 32 HEIs from Ukraine, Russia, Slovak Republic, Poland, China, and USA. The thematic workshops and the main topical issues covered the problems of:
– Social and human components of the noospheric development strategy;
– Noospheric education and training;
– Natural sciences development within the framework of conceptual heritage of V. Vernadskyi;
– Regional environmental safety management;
– Sustainable development strategy, structural prospects and innovative potential of the regional economy.
Also, the 4th Vyshegrad Round Table Discussion on Climate Change «Biofuel Crops Production: Pro and Contra», headed by prof. V. Pidlisnyuk, was taking place within the frame of the conference.
During the conference 58 plenary and workshop reports were presented.