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2011 Plenary Speakers 


Tuesday, September 13 - Energy Production and Policies  

Charles McConnell   

Chief Operating Officer, Fossil Energy, DOE

"Coal in a Carbon-Constrained Future"


Thomas J. Bonner  

President, Cogentrix Energy, LLC
"Consideration of Coal and other Fuels in the Development and Operation of a Power Generation Portfolio in the United States



Steve Herman  

Managing Director, Energy Capital Partners

"Private Equity and Coal Infrastructure"


 Wednesday, September 14 - International Issues 

Yuzhuo Zhang
Shenhua Group, CHINA

"The Cleaner Coal Conversion & Utilization Technologies in Shenhua and China"


Steve Orlins
National Committee on US-China Relations, USA

"U.S.-China Relations: A Vision for the Future"



Mustafa Ziypak
Head of Research and Development Department 
Turkish Coal Enterprise (TKI), TURKEY 
Development of Gasification and Activities in Turkish Coal Enterprises” 

Thursday, September 15 - Environmental Issues 

Anthony Cugini
Department of Energy, USA 
Emerging Fossil Energy Technologies


Steven Winberg
Vice President, R & D
CONSOL Energy Inc., USA 

"The Future of Coal - It Is Up To Us!"


Frank Princotta
Director, Air Pollution Prevention and Control
Division, USEPA, USA

The Role of Coal in a Carbon Constrained World