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