Plenary Presentations 2010

Tuesday, October 12 - Energy Production/Policy Speakers

Charles Taylor
Director, Chemistry and Surface Science Division, U.S. DOE/NETL, USA
"U.S. Department of Energy's Carbon Capture and Storage Efforts and Results"

Carlos A. Cabrera
President and CEO, National Institute of Clean and Low Carbon Energy (NICE), CHINA
"A Refined Approach to Coal"

Selahaddin Anac
General Director, Turkish Coal Enterprise (TKI), TURKEY
"Coal in Turkish Energy Policy and Clean Coal Technologies"


Wednesday, October 13 -International Issues

Richard Winschel
Director, Research Services, CONSOL Energy Inc., USA
"FutureGen – the World’s First Near-Zero Emission Coal-Based Power Plant"

John Topper
Managing Director, IEA Clean Coal Centre, UNITED KINGDOM
"Sustainable Low Emissions Coal for our Grandchildren?"

Ekrem Ekinci
Rector, Isık University, TURKEY
"Realities and Constraints of Coal in Energy and Environmental Perspectives"


Thursday, October 14 - Environmental Issues

John Wheeldon
Manager of Science and Technology, National Carbon Capture Center,
"CO2 Capture and Storage for Coal-Based Power Generation"

Volkan Ediger
İzmir Technology Institute, TURKEY
"Historical Development of Lignite and Hard Coal Mining in Turkey"

Robert Beck
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Office
The National Coal Council, Inc. USA
"Low Carbon Coal: 21st Century Technologies and Policies"