CALL FOR PAPERS - China & East Asia 2000 Mineral and Energy Resources Symposium
Millennium of Asian Prosperity
January 22-26, 2000
Hyatt Regency Hotel Denver
Denver, Colorado USA

Resources & Technology Symposia of Colorado (RTSC) is pleased to present the
China & East Asia 2000 Mineral and Energy Resources Symposium to be held
from January 22-26, 2000 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Denver, Colorado,

Representatives from governmental and private organizations will discuss
opportunities for businesses to invest in the rapidly burgeoning mineral
resources industries of China & East Asia. Meetings between interested
businesses and appropriate decision-making governmental and private
officials, in a low-stress and relaxed environment, will be conducive to the
establishment of rapport. Technical and business presentations regarding
resources and capabilities will inform participants about exploration,
development, and production opportunities in the region. Approximately 300
people are expected to attend this event. Some of the highlights of the
symposium program will be:

Proposed Sessions:

Mineral Resources: Base and Precious Metals
Ferrous, Nonferrous, and Industrial Minerals
North and Northeast Asia
Southeast Asia
Philippines and Other Archipelagoes

Energy Resources: Conventional Oil & Gas
Unconventional Resources
Coalbed Methane
Gas Hydrates
North and Northeast Asia
Southeast Asia
Philippines and Other Archipelagoes

Finance: Funding Types and Sources
Current and Future Government Policies Affecting Development
Opportunities for Cooperations with Governments and National

Environmental Aspects of Resource Exploration and Development

Examples of What You Will Experience:

?Invited speakers from key U.S. and non-U.S. government agencies involved
in resource assessment and development.
?Resource characteristics and environments that affect further exploration
and development
?National and international policies that impact resource development
?Exploration and production technology
?Region- and nation-specific environmental aspects of resource exploration
and development projects

In addition, China & East Asia 2000 will include exhibits by national and
international government and financial agencies, resource exploration,
development, and production companies, and vendors of resources-oriented
products and services.

China & East Asia 2000 plenary sessions will provide you the opportunity to
hear presentations by government officials and industry personnel on
availability and details of resources and development opportunities. China
& East Asia 2000 also will provide interactive sessions in parallel with
plenary sessions. The interactive sessions will allow discussions with the
speakers and review of their posters which will be set up near the exhibits
area. This format will provide a chance to carry on more comprehensive
one-on-one discussions with the speakers.

A "Deal Room" will be available to participants wherein more personal
contact with officials can be pursued. This will aid in development of
working relationships between resources owners and resources developers.
This is a unique aspect of this conference: pre-deal relationships can be
critical in expediting resources deals and their mutually beneficial

Pre-symposium short courses will give you a more in-depth understanding of
various topics in project financing, government affairs and mineral and
energy resources. These short courses will be composed of multiple
classroom-style presentations by authorities and practitioners in these

In addition, Denver is a great vacation spot where you, your family, and
colleagues can enjoy the winter activities in the Rocky Mountains of
Colorado, the comfort of a conference center and the attractions of Denver
and nearby cities, and most of all our hospitality, friendship, and
commitment to make this conference one of the most fruitful that you have

Both plenary (oral) and poster presentations will be given at the China &
East Asia 2000 Mineral and Energy Resources Symposium. We encourage
potential presenters to submit abstracts or extended abstracts for their
presentations on mineral and energy resources exploration, development,
production, processing, logistics, environmental considerations,
infrastructure, technology, trade, government policies, and project
financing, or other topics potentially pertinent to this Symposium.
Submitters must indicate whether the presentation is proposed as a "plenary"
paper, a "poster" paper, or "no preference".

Abstracts and extended abstracts should be submitted on by September 15,
1999. All abstracts and extended abstracts must be submitted via e-mail to
the editors ( or, preferably as
a Word or WordPerfect format file attached to your submission message.
Receipt of abstracts will be acknowledged promptly. Accepted abstracts will
be posted on the Resources & Technology Symposia of Colorado web site for
this Symposium ( Acceptance or rejection of
submitted papers will be made by September 20, 1999. Primary copies of
abstracts and extended abstracts should be in English only. Please include
a title with author's name(s), address, affiliations, telephone/fax numbers,
and e-mail address (required!). Authors will be notified of the conditional
acceptance of their abstracts by October 1.

If your abstract is selected, the conference committee reserves the right to
assign it to either the Plenary (oral) or the Interactive sessions.
Acceptance to a Plenary session will require you to prepare a 15 minute
presentation. Acceptance to the Interactive Sessions will require
preparation of a one- to two-panel poster on your subject.

Conference Proceedings will be produced on CD-ROM for this meeting, composed
of the final program, abbreviated pre-registration list, and the accepted
abstracts and extended abstracts. All participants will receive the
Conference Proceedings as part of their registration. Authors are
responsible for obtaining copyright permission for reprinting of previously
published abstracts or extended abstracts in the conference proceedings.
Extended abstracts can be up to 10 pages in length. Each abstract or
extended abstract must be submitted in an English version. Authors are
welcome to submit, as separate computer files, Chinese or other language
versions of their abstracts and extended abstracts.

E-mail Abstracts to: or

***Deadline for Abstracts and Extended Abstracts: September 15, 1999**

For more information, visit RTSC's web site: or
call Expomasters at 303-771-2000.