2016 Plenary Speakers

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Dr. Grace Bochenek
Director, National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) - Department of Energy, USA
"Defining the Future – The Imperative of Coal Research"


Mr. Wang Hongqiao
Vice President, China National Coal Association, CHINA
"Current Situation and Prospect of Coal Industry in China"


Robert Jeffrey and Rosemary Falcon
Robert Jeffrey, Managing Director and Senior Economist, Econometrix, SOUTH AFRICA and Rosemary Falcon, Professor, School of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering,
University of the Witwatersrand, SOUTH AFRICA
"Energy and its Effect on Economic Growth:
The Role of Coal in the Future Economic Environment of Southern Africa"


Thursday, August 11, 2016

Dr. Aleksander Sobolewski
Institute For Chemical Processing of Coal, POLAND
"Coal Gasification in Poland - Perspectives and Key Driving Forces"


Dr. Xiangzeng Wang
Senior Vice President, Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum Group Company, CHINA
"Clean Coal and Green Development of Oilfield:The Integrated CCUS Project of Yanchang Petroleum Group"


Mr. Paul de Mattos
Managing Director, Clarke Energy, SOUTH AFRICA
"The Future of Electricity Production from Coal and Gas"


Friday, August 12, 2016

Dr. Satya P. Chauhan
Senior Program Director, Battelle Columbus Operations, USA
"Scale-Up of Battelle's Direct Coal-To-Liquids (CTL) Process for Jet Fuel Using Biomass-Derived Solvents"


Mr. Johan Brand
Managing Director, Africary, SOUTH AFRICA
"Environment Coal, Energy, and CCS Potential in South Africa - A Review"