Building Pathways for Cleaner Coal Technologies – 2 June 2015

This one-day workshop will consider the technological, policy and financial aspects of deploying cleaner coal technologies.

Building on contributions from expert speakers and interactive discussions, the workshop aims to demonstrate what is happening in cleaner coal technologies now and discuss the required actions to help drive future deployment of cleaner coal technologies.

Join us to hear from leading voices in the industry, including:
Mike Monea, President, Carbon Capture and Storage Initiatives at SaskPower, who will provide updates on the world’s first coal-fired CCS project at Boundary Dam in Canada.

Other speakers include:

Mark Kenber, CEO, Climate Group 
Peter Emery, Drax Power Production Director
Hans-Wilhelm Schiffer, Executive Chair, World Energy Resources of the World Energy Council and Consultant and Advisor to the Executive Board of RWE AG.

 

AGENDA

0930
Welcome Remarks 
Benjamin Sporton, Acting Chief Executive, World Coal Association
Mick Buffier, Acting Chairman, World Coal Association

1000 – 1200
Demonstrating Technology Pathways for Cleaner Coal
Moderator: Luke Warren, Chief Executive, Carbon Capture and Storage Association 

Senior energy stakeholders will discuss how they are involved in making cleaner coal technology a reality and their vision of a cleaner coal pathway.

Keynote speech: Mike Monea, President, Carbon Capture & Storage Initiatives, SaskPower, Boundary Dam Integrated CCS Project

Speakers: 

Hans-Wilhelm Schiffer, Executive Chair, World Energy Resources of the World Energy Council and Consultant and Advisor to the Executive Board of RWE AG
Giles Dickson, Vice-President, Global Public Affairs, Alstom
Peter Emery, Executive Director – Production, Drax Group PLC White Rose CCS Project
Benjamin Sporton, Acting Chief Executive, World Coal Association

1300
How to Create New Pathways and Drive Deployment of Cleaner Coal Technologies
Moderator: Sasha Twining, News Presenter

Panel discussion, with audience participation, on the strategies required to support deployment of cleaner coal technologies.

Panel members: 

Mark Kenber, CEO, Climate Group 
Jonathan Grant, UK Leader, Sustainability and Climate Change, PwC
Jim Watson, Professor of Energy Policy (SPRU – Science Policy Research Unit, The Sussex Energy Group) and Research Director of the UK Energy Research Centre 
Richard Howard, Head of Environment & Energy, Policy Exchange 
Tony Lodge, Energy Expert, Centre for Policy Studies 
Kajetan Czyz, Analyst, Governance and Sustainable Investment, F&C Investments 
Dustin Benton, Head of Energy and Resources, Green Alliance 
Deck S. Slone Senior Vice President, Strategy and Public Policy, Arch Coal

If you would like to attend the workshop, please RSVP by 18 May 2015 by emailing Gemma Johnstone