2019 Plenary Speakers

 Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Mr. Steven Winberg

Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, Department of Energy, USA

Coal: A Perspective from the Department of Energy


Dr. Steven Carpenter

Director, Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute, USA

45Q: A Comparison of CO2 Storage Quantification Methodologies


Dr. John Deskins

Director, Bureau of Business and Economic Research; Assistant Dean for Outreach and Engagement; Associate Professor, Economics, West Virginia University, USA

The Appalachian Coal Economy


Thursday, September 5, 2019

Prof. Yuemin ZHAO

Vice President, China University of Mining and Technology, CHINA

Research Progress in Dry Beneficiation


Dr. Ahmed Aboudheir

 President, Aboudheir Consulting Ltd., CANADA
An Optimum Solution for Coal Power Plants to Reduce CO2 Emissions


Dr. Alberto Pettinau

Scientific Director, Sotacarbo S.p.A., Grande Miniera di Serbariu, ITALY

Power Generation from Fossil Fuels and Biomass: An International Collaboration Towards Low Carbon Energy


Friday, September 6, 2019

Dr. Brian Anderson

Director, National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) - Department of Energy, USA

Accelerating Breakthrough Innovation in Clean Coal Technologies


Prof. Robert Finkelman

University of Texas, USA

The Impact of Coal on the Most Important Component of the Environment: People


Prof. Tarunjit S. Butalia

Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering, The Ohio State University, USA

Utilization of Coal Ash: Current Status & Future Outlook