Welcome address

  • Gyeongju, Pohang / Korea
  • 25th (Sun) - 28th (Wed) June 2023

On behalf of the organizing committee, we are pleased to invite you to attend the “International Symposium on CO2-Lean Ironmaking Technology(COOLIT) 2023: Road to Green Steel”. The symposium will be held on the 25th-28th of June 2023 at the Gyeongju & Pohang, Republic of Korea and experts around the world will be invited to discuss latest strategies and technologies for CO2-lean ironmaking especially in Asian-pacific region which shares nearly 75% of the world’s coal-based pig iron production.

The aim of the symposium is to facilitate the exchange of knowledge between academic researchers and industry professionals in the iron and steel industry. The focus of the Symposium will be on the CO2-lean ironmaking technology, which has the potential to significantly reduce carbon emissions in the iron and steel industry.

This is a unique opportunity to learn about the latest developments in CO2-lean ironmaking technology and to network with leading experts in the field. We believe that your participation in the symposium will be valuable to both you and the wider iron and steel industry. 

I look forward to your contribution and participation.


Sung-Joon Kim

Chairman of COOLIT 2023

Pohang University of Science and Technology