The 72nd annual meeting of the ICCP (International Committee for Coal and Organic Petrology) was held on September 19-24, 2021 in Prague, as part of which a Symposium entitled: ‘Future of Coal and Organic Petrology in the Era of Transition from Fossil to Renewable Fuels” was organized . The meeting was organized by the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague, Masaryk University in Brno, Charles University in Prague. The meeting and the symposium was attended by researchers from all over the world, including: Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Spain, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Greece, Serbia, Romania, Portugal, USA, Canada, Brazil, Colombia, India, Australia, South Africa.

As a representative of Institute for Chemical Processing of Coal Dr. Małgorzata Wojtaszek-Kalaitzidi attended and presented, inter alia, poster entitled: The influence of biochar addition to coking blend on coke structure and quality by: M. Wojtaszek-Kalaitzidi, M. Rejdak, G. Gałko, B. Mertas. The poster contained preliminary results of pyrolysis tests of various types of biomass performed as part of the BioCoke4FAI – Bio-Coke for Ferroalloys Industry Production project.