EFG participates at EUUS2019 & Urban Thinkers Campus, Wuhan, China

Marko Komac, President of the European Federation of Geologists, participated at the 1st International Conference on Exploration and Utilisation of Underground Space (EUUS2019) and Urban Thinkers Campus in Wuhan, China.

The main theme of EUUS2019 is ‘Collaborative Exploration and Sustainable Development of Underground Space’, which covers chain-type topics as follows:

  • High-resolution Investigation of Underground Space
  • Intelligent Modeling and Big Data Mining of Underground Space
  • Investigation of Underground Space Resources and Collaborative Planning
  • Construction and Maintenance of Underground Space
  • Underground Space Development and Urban Resilience
  • Frontier Exploration and Special Underground Space Utilisation
  • Typical Cases and Exemplars of Underground Space Development

During EUUS 2019, ACUUS YG (Youth Group of the Associated research Centers for the Urban Underground Space) and YES-Network (Young Earth Scientists Network) has co-organised the: First Global Young Scholar Forum on “Collaborative Exploration of Underground Space for our Next Generations”.

The title of Marko Komac presentation, coauthored by Jure Žalohar, Uroš Herlec, is “Can we successfully forecast earthquakes? The Omega-Theory”. Besides, Marko Komac, also introduced the CROWDTHERMAL project, coordinated by EFG, to approx 70 international participants.