From 9th to 10th May, the annual academic conference and sustainable development forum of the Chinese Society for Sustainable Development was held in Ji’nan. The conference was sponsored by China Society for Sustainable Development and Shandong Normal University.The opening ceremony and keynote report of the conference were chaired by Wang Hao, chairman of the Chinese Society for Sustainable Development and academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. Su Haihong, Li Fang, Wanyang, Tangbo and Zeng Qingliang attended the conference and delivered a speech respectively. Liu Yanhua, QiRang, Wu Hongbo, Huang Jing and Chu Dajian made keynote reports respectively. More than 300 participants from the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Chinese Association of Science and Technology and other institutions, as well as the members of research associations, representatives of branches, members and representatives of the National Experimental Zone for Sustainable Development, attended the conference.