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2013 Plenary Speakers  



Monday, September 16, 2013 


Yuzhuo Zhang 


President and CEO of Shenhua Group, Member of Chinese Academy of Engineering

Vertical Integration - The Future of Coal Industry


Richard A. (Dick) Winschel 

Director, Research Services, CONSOL Energy Inc., Research & Development

CONSOL Energy and the States of the U.S. Coal Mining and Coal-Fired Electric Generation Industries


Tuesday, September 17, 2013 

Guangxi Yue 

Tsinghua University, Member of Chinese Academy of Engineering

Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustion and Coal Slurry Gasification


Güven Onal 

President of Turkish Mining Development Foundation, Istanbul Technical University

Coal and Coal-Based Energy in Turkey


Wednesday, September 18, 2013 

Kechang Xie 

Vice President of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Member of Chinese Academy of Engineering

“The Strategic Thinking of Sustainable Development of Coal Industry and High Efficiency and  Clean Conversion of Coal in China”


Thomas A. Sarkus 

Division Director, Office of Major Demonstrations, Strategic Center for Coal, NETL, US-DOE

Lessons Learned from U.S. Government Support of Clean Coal Technologies