October 07-08 / 2021, Saint-Petersburg


About the conference

International conference MEET (MANAGEMENT, ECONOMICS, ETHICS, TECHNICS) has been held at the Saint Petersburg mining University since 2014.

For six years, the conference has been an open discussion platform for discussing topical management, social, economic and environmental problems and priorities in the sustainable development of the extractive industries, as well as the development of international scientific and technical cooperation in the field of rational management of mineral resources, the use of remote methods international interaction in the field of science and education.

Participants of the conference MEET–2021 will be able to present their research online via the Cisco WebEx service and discuss the most important problems of the industry with leading experts of the mineral resource complex.

Format of the event

The conference will be held in a fundamentally new video conference format using the Cisco WebEx. The platform allows up to 3000 participants from anywhere in the world to make a live presentation, listeners ‒ to ask both live questions and in text message format. All the participants will have 10 minutes for presentation and 5 minutes for Q&A.

The participants will need a minimum set of equipment: a computer (laptop) with a camera and a microphone and Internet access. All participants will be provided with the necessary technical support and links to the videoconference.

The guidelines for using the platform are available here.

For the Participants

  • Reports for breakout sessions are submitted in English.
  • To participate in the conference, participants should fill out the registration form and upload their abstracts.
  • Participation in the conference is possible only if you make a report, the abstracts of which have been pre-selected by the expert Commission. No registration fee is required for participants.
  • The conference participants ' articles will be published in a special issue of the journal Resources.


Announcement for participants

Links for meeting

Opening of the conference and first session:
Номер event-совещания:    137 083 0146
Пароль event-совещания:    FaQ3AC7K2R3    
Second session:
Номер event-совещания:    137 345 9666
Пароль event-совещания:    rV5ktkccU22 

Important Dates

  • Applications acceptance deadline for the participation in the conference and participants’ abstract — 15.06.2021
  • Conference working dates — 07 – 08.10.2021


  • Economic and social problems of modern business and society in the global economy;
  • Sustainable economic development of the mineral resource complex in the post-pandemic period;
  • Questions of strategic management and planning in the companies of the mineral resource complex;
  • Modern energy challenges: economic development of hydrocarbon energy and renewable energy technologies;
  • Formation of a circular economy in the mineral resources complex



10.00 - 10.30

Оpening of the conference


St. Petersburg is the northernmost city in the world with a population of over one million people. Among cities fully located in Europe, St. Petersburg is the third most populous city, as well as the first city in terms of population, which is not the capital. St. Petersburg is the most important economic, scientific and cultural center of Russia, a major transportation hub. The historical center of St. Petersburg and its associated complexes of monuments are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List; This is one of the most important centers of tourism in the country.

Among the most significant cultural and tourist sites are the Hermitage, the Kunstkamera, the Mariinsky Theater, the Russian National Library, the Russian Museum, the Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Isaac's Cathedral, and Nevsky Prospect. The program for the preservation and development of the historical center of St. Petersburg is also aimed at preserving cultural heritage sites.



Mining University is the first higher technical educational institution in Russia, founded by the decree of Empress Catherine II on October 21 (November 1), 1773 as the embodiment of the ideas of Peter I and Mikhail Lomonosov about training engineers for the development of mining. This date became the birthday of all higher technical education in Russia.

Currently, the Mining University has more than 12 thousand students in the field of mining and oil and gas, geology, metallurgy, industrial and civil construction, mechanical engineering, energy, industry economics, industrial safety, geo-ecology, and is preparing bachelors, masters and specialists (engineers) in 32 enlarged areas. The 49 departments and branches of the University have more than 180 doctors of science and professors, about 600 candidates of science and associate professors, about 120 academicians and corresponding members of various international and Russian academies.

The Silesian University of Technology

The Silesian University of Technology (SUT) is the oldest technical university in Upper Silesia and one of the largest in the country. Silesian University of Technology is the only university in Silesia to be included in the prestigious group of 10 Polish universities, winners of the "Excellence Initiative-Research University" competition organized by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

15 educational units of the University – 13 faculties and 2 institutes – currently offer more than 50 study programmes and about 200 specializations, including the whole spectrum of engineering studies. Currently, SUT educates over 18,000 students at all three levels of study: bachelor (engineering), master and doctoral studies.

SUT is a higher education institution that respects the universal values and academic traditions. It is a modern and widely recognized European institution, one of the top Polish technical universities, educating the elite of the society and supporting the dynamic development of the economy with due regard for the ethical values and the highest quality of research and teaching activities. High position and prestige of the university are built through self-improvement, partnership and cooperation of the employees, students, PhD students and the social and economic environment.
Wide range of study programmes and high quality of education are factors that distinguish the Silesian University of Technology among all technical universities in Poland. Its status is further highlighted by academic achievements of outstanding professionals, both at national and internatial level.




Saint Petersburg Mining University (Russia)

199106, Russia, Saint Petersburg, Vasilievsky island, 21-ya Liniya, d. 2

Silesian University of Technology (Poland)

Department of Economics and Computer Science
Faculty of Organization and Management,
Silesian University of Technology, 26th Roosevelt Street,
41-800 Zabrze, Poland

tel. +48 32 27 77 336