Plenary Presentations 2014

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Janet Gellici
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, National Coal Council, Inc., USA
“Reliable and Resilient: The Value of Our Existing Coal Fleet”

Ben Yamagata
Executive Director, Coal Utilization Research Council (CURC), USA
Can We Develop Clean Coal Technologies and CCUS in Light of EPA’s Proposed Carbon Regulations

John Pippy
CEO, Pennsylvania Coal Alliance, USA
Coal: The Energy Keystone of Pennsylvania Past, Present and Future


Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Gu Dazhao
General Manager,R&D Department of Shenhua Group, CHINA
Water Resources Protection and Utilization Technology for Coal Mining in Western China

Johan Brand and Johan van Dyk
African Carbon Energy (Africary), SOUTH AFRICA
“UCG –Bringing a Resource, Technology and Economics Together for a 50MW Power Station in South Africa”

Rainer Reimert
Professor, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Engler-Bunte-Institut, Fuel Technology, GERMANY
Coal in Europe: A Rich Past – What Future?


Thursday, October 9, 2014

L.-S. Fan
Distinguished University Professor, C. John Easton Professor in Engineering and Professor of Chemical Engineering, The Ohio State University, USA
Chemical Looping Technology for Fossil Energy Conversions

Kenneth Nemeth
Executive Director, Southern States Energy Board, USA
Coal’s 2014 Challenges and Opportunities

Ed Holland
President and CEO, Mississippi Power, USA
Energy & the Environment: A Way Forward for Coal - the Kemper Project