SEMINAR ON COASTAL AND MARINE GEOLOGY 2022 DEEP SEABED MINING: PERSPECTIVE FROM A DEVELOPING NATION
Project Date: 09.03.2022
Time: 8.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
Venue: Online Workshop
Audience: Undergraduate students from various higher learning institution, stakeholders (governmental agencies and private sector)
The deep seabed mining seminar was held on 09.03.2022 from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm. This event was an event organized by the University Malaysia of Terengganu (UMT), Coastal and Marine Geology Working Group – Institute of Geology Malaysia (IGM) with collaboration with Geological Society of Malaysia (GSM) and managed by Academy GEX as the event organizer. This event was initially proposed by Mr Abdullah Sulaiman as the chairman of the working group committee.
This event has become the annual platform for various stakeholders to share and discuss their finding related to the marine and coastal area development. The event theme focusing on the enhancing participation of developing nations in regulating deep seabed mining. This event was opened by Mr Abdul Rasid Jaapar (President of IGM) and later was officiated by Dato’ Seri Mohd Ajib Anuar (President of Malaysian Chamber of Mines).
Session speakers were comprised of various professional from academics, industry, and the policy maker. The speakers for this year including researchers from academic and research institute, government officer and industry players. Participant were comprise of representative from the governmental agencies, undergraduates and postgraduates students from higher learning institution, private companies and non-governmental organization. The closing remarks were given later by Dato’ Zakaria Mohamad| Chairman (Board of Geologist Malaysia).