Scientific and Training Conference “Selected ventilation and fire issues in coal mines”.Between 24 and 26 September 2014 on the premises of SPA Hotel Laskowo in Jankowice Rudzkie the 4th SCIENTIFIC AND TRAINING CONFERENCE “SELECTED VENTILATION AND FIRE ISSUES IN COAL MINES” took place. The conference was organised by The Central Mining Institute and the Company Circle of The Association of Mining Engineers and Technicians Central Mining Institute (SITG GIG) in Katowice and sponsored by AZIS-Mining Service Sp. z o.o. and TERMOSPEC Sp. z o.o. We warmly welcome.