The 10th Annual meeting of China Association for Science and Technology
International Conference on Deepwater Technologies and Development
September 17 – 19, 2008 Zhengzhou, Capital of Henan Province, China
In Conjunction with the 10th Annual meeting of China Association for Science and Technology
Theme – Deepwater Technologies and International Cooperation
Oil price is at all time high. It is an enormous challenge to secure and provide energy to meet growing demand for economic development in China and the world. Deepwater oil and gas is becoming an important source of energy supply. China’s offshore industry is entering the deepwater era with its first deepwater development, a giant gas field in 1500 meter deep water in South China Sea. This conference is a high level international forum initiated and sponsored by Mr. Han Qide, the Vice Chairman of Chinese National Congress and Chairman of the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), the largest national non-governmental organization of scientists and technology professionals in China with nearly 200 member societies and over 3 million individual members.
China: Top executives from China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) and China National Petroleum Offshore Engineering Co Ltd, top officials and experts from Chinese Academy of Science, the Ministry of Science and Technology, other related government agencies and Chinese National Congress, industry experts and university researchers, etc.
US & International: Executives and experts from international oil & gas companies, international deepwater engineering & services companies, government & regulatory agencies, classification societies, researchers, etc.
■ Conference Topics/Sessions
· Advancement in Deepwater Technologies
· Deepwater Industry Global Trends and International Cooperation
· Deep Sea Mineral Resources Exploration & Exploitation
· Deep Sea Biological Resources Development & Protection
· Ocean Environmental Monitoring & Protection in Deep Sea
· Special Session: Deepwater Development in South China Sea (hosted by CNOOC)
China High-Tech Industrialization Association (CHIA), China Association for Science and Technology (CAST)
Chinese Academy of Science, the Ministry of Science and Technology, State Oceanic Administration People’s Republic of China; China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC); China National Petroleum Offshore Engineering Co Ltd; The Chinese Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers; The Chinese Society of Oceanography; China Ocean Mineral Resources R&D Association; Western Returned Scholars Association; Chinese Association of Professionals in Science and Technology (CAPST), and the Federation of Associations of Chinese Professionals in Southern USA (FACPSU)
■ Chairman of the Conference
Mr. Chen Wei, Senior Vice President, CNOOC and General Manager of CNOOC Research Center
■ Academic Committee
Chair：Mr. Chen Wei, Senior Vice President, CNOOC and General Manager of CNOOC Research Center
Vice chair: Mr. Zeng hengyi, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Vice General Engineer of
CNOOC, Vice Director of CHIA Oceanography Branch.
Mr. Deng Shoupeng, Director of Development research center of the state council, Executive
vice president of CHIA
Mr.Ed Horton President of AGR Deepwater Development Systems, Inc.
Dr. Jim Wang ,TECHNIP Group senior director of the U.S. branch of Engineers, chief of the
division, marine platform technology of senior experts
Dr. Li Qihu, Director, Institute of Acoustics CAS, CAS academicians
Dr. Lian lian, Vice Director, School of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Civil Engineering of
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
■ Organizing Committee
Chair：Professor He Xiaoying, Vice president & General Secretary of CHIA
Vice Chair：Mr. Ji hengkuan, Vice General Secretary of CHIA
■ Exhibitions and sponsorship
The conference is seeking sponsorships from international organizations and companies in addition to Chinese organizations and companies. Proposals for exhibitions and conference sponsorship are welcome. Proposals should be submitted to the conference organizing committee before July 30, 2008 (contact: Mr. Ji Hengkuan, Dr. Jim Wang).