Prof. Wang Xaiolie Attends “China-ASEAN Geoscience Cooperation Forum” and Delivers Keynote Speech
On September 9th, 2016, Deputy Director General of China Geological Survey and Executive Vice-President of Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Prof. Wang Xiaolie attended “China-ASEAN Geoscience Cooperation Forum” and delivered keynote speech “Progress and Prospect of the Geoscience Cooperation between China and ASEAN Countries”. This Forum is part of the “2016 China-ASEAN Mining Cooperation Forum”.
Prof. Wang Xiaolie’s Keynote speech summarizes the cooperating achievements that China Geological Survey (CGS) and geosurvey institutions of ASEAN countries have made over the past 10 years in the fields of geosurvey capacity building and basic geosurvey. Till now, CGS has trained more than 400 management and technical staff from ASEAN countries, signed MOU of geoscience cooperation or cooperative project agreements with 6 ASEAN countries, conducted more than 20 cooperative projects in the fields of geological mapping, geochemical mapping, environmental geology, hydrogeological survey, satellite remote sensing and geoheritage and geoparks.
Prof. Wang mentioned that in the following 10 years, CGS would focus on “ASEAN Mining Cooperation Action Plan III (AMCAPIII)”, deepen bilateral and multilateral cooperation mechamism, build “China-ASEAN Geoscience Cooperative Research Center” platform, enforce capacity building for ASEAN countires, receive more trainees and enhance educating efforts, promote techniques of digital mapping, geochemical mapping, satellite remote sensing and geoparks and work together with ASEAN countries to accelerate cooperation and sharing in geological and mining data.
More than 300 delegates from China, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Indonisia and Thailand attended the Forum.