On April 12-13, the first international scientific and practical conference "Ecological safety: modern problems and solutions" was held in St. Petersburg on the St. Petersburg State University of Telecommunications named after. prof. M.A. Bonch-Bruevich. The partners of the conference were the companies GSP-Project Ltd, Sulzer and representatives of Nordic Water. The conference topics are devoted to the international exchange of scientific and practical experience in solving environmental problems. About 70 speakers and listeners from Russia, Belarus, Switzerland, Kazakhstan, Ukraine took part in the conference.