2015 --13th ECES Conference Introduction XU WEI China Academy of Building Research China Representative in ECES IA 1. Why China? China GDP growth in last 30 years China GDP trends from 1978 - 2009 Data from National Bureau of Statistic of China China GDP growth in last 30 years • Largest developing country The largest total amount CO2 emission in the world, and ranked 72nd per capita. (Data from Copenhagen Climate Council) • Second-largest economy Characteristics of energy consumption in China • Huge energy consumption with high growth rate. • Low carbon energy grows fast in recent years while small in proportion. • The total energy consumption more than doubled from 2002 to 2009. Characteristics of energy consumption in China China is a energy-shortage country and at the same time it consumes large amount of energy. The average coal storage per person is 50% of the world average value, The average crude oil per person is about 11% of the world average value, The average natural gas per person is about 4.5% of the world average value. History of ECES Conference History 2012 2009 2006 2003 2000 1997 …… 12th 11th 10th 9th 8th 7th Spain Sweden US Poland Germany Japan None in developing countries! Long history, great scenery • Great wall • Forbidden city • …… Delicious and Diverse Chinese Food Peking Roast Duck Fuling Pancake Sandwich Shuijing Zhouzi Dumplings Convenient Trip / Tour There are still many interesting places to be found by yourself…… Harbin Yurt Terra-Cotta Warriors Oriental Pearl Tower HumblePanda Administrator's The Garden mountain Qinhuai River Zooyellow Guilin’s mountain Wu Yuan Guangdong food 2015 ECES Conference Local Organizer 2 2015 ECES Local Organizer Combine the north and south ! Combine the theoretical and engineering research department ! Tsinghua Univsersity Best engineering university in China China Academy of Building Research (CABR) Zhongshan University Top institute of building research and engineering in China Top university in the south China Co-chairs Prof. Wei Xu, Director of the Institute of Building Environment and Energy Efficiency, China Academy of Building Research (CABR) Prof. Yinping Zhang, Director of the Building Environment and Equipment Engineering Research Institute, Tsinghua University Prof. Jing Ding, Director of the Energy Efficiency Technology Research Center Zhongshan University Venue and Facilities 3. Venue and Facilities • Venue (to be determined) The international conference center, Haidian District, Beijing 400 persons. • Associated Facilities (to be determined) Hotel: … Entrainment: … Scientific tour: … Conference Management 4. Conference Management • • • • • • Organizing Committee International Advisory Committee (IAC) International Scientific Committee (ISC) Pre-Conference Promotion Post-Conference Summary and Promotion International Journal (Applied energy, energy and buildings, energy conversion and management…) Welcome to GREENSTOCK 2015 Beijing, China!