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2010 Plenary Presentations  


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 Universty, 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"