VII Mining Forum UPV / EHU (Bilbao, November 22 ) will gather the leading experts in the mining sector Next Wednesday November 22, the Department of Mining Engineering and M. and C. Materials of the UPV-EHU will hold in Bilbao the “VII UPV / EHU Mining Forum”, of which we enclose the information brochure [Pdf, 1 Mb]. The Mining Authorities of 6 Autonomous Communities participate in the Forum (and in its subsequent meeting): País Vasco, Navarra, Cantabria, Castilla y León (Burgos), Asturias and La Rioja. Registration is free and limited places, being necessary prior registration by email email@example.com or by phone: 629 723 833. A certificate of attendance will be issued, counting as 0.5 free elective credits. The program is as follows: 9.30-9.50: Reception of assistants. 9.50-10.00: Welcome. D. Patxi Juaristi Larrinaga. Vice-rector of the Bizkaia Campus. UPV / EHU. Dª Cristina Avilés González. Director of the Mining Forum. Professor of the Dept. of Mining Engineering and M.C.M. UPV / EHU. 10.00-10.30: “Strategic planning in mining operations. Fundamentals and applications. ” D. Carlos López Jimeno. Professor of the E.T.S.I. of Mines and Energy of Madrid (UPM). 10.30-10.50: “Simplified Model of the Annual Work Plan for Mining Activities in the Autonomous Community of Navarra.” D. Fernando Señas Bea. Head of the Mining Section. Government of Navarre. 10.50-11.20: “Contribution of hydrocarbons to the development of humanity.” D. Juan García Portero. Exploration Manager Hydrocarbons Society of Euskadi (SHESA). EVE Group. 11.20 -11.50: Pause. 11.50-12.10: “Judicial control of Environmental Impact Statements of mining projects.” D. Ignacio García Matos. García Matos administrative lawyers. 12.10-12.30: “The Spanish Technological Platform of CO2. Technologies for clean coal. ” Dª Rosa Alonso López. Technical secretary of the Spanish Technological Platform of CO2. 12.30-13.00: “Diagnosis of the mining sector in Asturias.” Dª Belarmina Díaz Aguado. General Director of Mining and Energy. Government of the Principality of Asturias. 13.00-13.30: “Current situation of open-pit mining in Catalonia.” D. Joan Carles Tarrasón Pérez. Head of the Mining Security Service. Generalitat of Catalunya. 13.30-13.45: Colloquium. 13.45: Closure of the “VII UPV / EHU Mining Forum”.