34 teachers and students of State Key Laboratory of Coal Combustion attended the 36th International Symposium on Combustion in Seoul, Korea from 31th, July to 5th August. More than 1500 scientists, young scholars and distinguished postgraduate student representatives attended the meeting from 47 countries and regions including China, America, Britain, France, Germany, Japan, Korea, Canada and Australia. 507 papers were presented in the conference, among which 81 came from mainland China. 16 papers from State Key Laboratory of Coal Combustion, ranking first in domestic units, covered 6 sub-forums in the total 14 ones. Prof. Xu Minghou and Liu Jing served as the chairman of solid fuel combustion and contaminants.