AGENDA SNAPSHOT

Hear from major producers and end users on the outlook for global supply and demand

Top sessions

DAY ONE:
Monday, October 21, 2019

9:00AM Global Steam Coal Market Outlook

  • How did we get here?
  • What you may have missed in 2019
  • Key drivers for change in the global coal trade flows and prices in 2020


Dr. Fabio Gabrieli, Director of Dry Bulk Analysis and Strategy,
Mercuria Energy Trading

9:45AM The place for Colombian coal in Europe

  • Impact of US coal demand on Colombian market
  • Challenges in the Colombian coal market
  • Changing trade flows of Colombian coal


Howard Gatiss, Chief Executive Offficer, CMC - Coal Marketing

11:00AM US Coal: the swing supplier for Europe

  • How has the US coal market adapted to a tough couple of years?
  • How have consolidations and chapter 11 filings affected the US coal sector?
  • US’s role as a swing supplier in Europe


Jack Porco, President & Chief Commercial Officer,
Xcoal Energy & Resources

2:45PM China: Driving the global coal price

  • Impact of Chinese policy on coal market
  • Chinese steel, coal-fired power and other end-user markets
  • Projecting Chinese coal demand
  • Mapping how the Chinese market drives the global market


Sarah Liu, Vice President, Fenwei Energy Information Services Co., Ltd.

4:45PM Debate on future of coal in Europe

“This house believes that there is a case for coal in Europe’s future”

For:

  • Place for coal alongside renewables
  • Coal as a cheap, stable fuel source with relatively low geopolitical risk
  • The impact of public sentiment on the pace of transition

Against

  • Improvements in renewables
  • Environmental pressure
  • Lack of financing preventing new projects from coming online


Moderator: Hugh Lee, Energy Economist, Independent Consultant

Michael Hale, Director, Balamara Resources

Clyde Russell, Asia Commodities Columnist, Thomson Reuters

DAY TWO:
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

9:30AM Coal’s role in the global energy mix

  • Update on other fuel markets: oil, gas and nuclear
  • Use of biomass as a complimentary fuel to coal
  • Progress with renewables as a competitive fuel source
  • What role will coal play in the future global energy mix


Carlos Fernandez Alvarez, Senior Coal Analyst, International Energy Agency

Confirmed speakers

Dr Fabio Gabrieli, Director of Dry Bulk Analysis and Strategy, Mercuria Energy Trading

Howard Gatiss, CEO, CMC

Jack Porco, President & Chief Commercial Officer, Xcoal

Carlos Fernandez Alvarez, Senior Coal Analyst, IEA

Ranjan Sinha, Director of Raw Materials Procurement, Strategic Procurement, Tata International

Anne-Claire Howard, Executive Director, Bettercoal

DAY ONE:
Monday, October 21, 2019

9:00AM Global Steam Coal Market Outlook

  • How did we get here?
  • What you may have missed in 2019
  • Key drivers for change in the global coal trade flows and prices in 2020


Dr. Fabio Gabrieli, Director of Dry Bulk Analysis and Strategy, Mercuria Energy Trading

9:45AM The place for Colombian coal in Europe

  • Impact of US coal demand on Colombian market
  • Challenges in the Colombian coal market
  • Changing trade flows of Colombian coal


Howard Gatiss, Chief Executive Offficer, CMC - Coal Marketing

11:00AM US Coal: the swing supplier for Europe

  • How has the US coal market adapted to a tough couple of years?
  • How have consolidations and chapter 11 filings affected the US coal sector?
  • US’s role as a swing supplier in Europe


Jack Porco, President & Chief Commercial Officer, Xcoal Energy & Resources

2:45PM China: Driving the global coal price

  • Impact of Chinese policy on coal market
  • Chinese steel, coal-fired power and other end-user markets
  • Projecting Chinese coal demand
  • Mapping how the Chinese market drives the global market


Sarah Liu, Vice President, Fenwei Energy Information Services Co., Ltd.

4:45PM Debate on future of coal in Europe

“This house believes that there is a case for coal in Europe’s future”

For:

  • Place for coal alongside renewables
  • Coal as a cheap, stable fuel source with relatively low geopolitical risk
  • The impact of public sentiment on the pace of transition

Against

  • Improvements in renewables
  • Environmental pressure
  • Lack of financing preventing new projects from coming online


Moderator: Hugh Lee, Energy Economist, Independent Consultant

Michael Hale, Director, Balamara Resources

Clyde Russell, Asia Commodities Columnist, Thomson Reuters

DAY TWO:
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

9:30AM Coal’s role in the global energy mix

  • Update on other fuel markets: oil, gas and nuclear
  • Use of biomass as a complimentary fuel to coal
  • Progress with renewables as a competitive fuel source
  • What role will coal play in the future global energy mix


Carlos Fernandez Alvarez, Senior Coal Analyst, International Energy Agency

Confirmed speakers

Dr Fabio Gabrieli, Director of Dry Bulk Analysis and Strategy, Mercuria Energy Trading

Howard Gatiss, CEO, CMC

Jack Porco, President & Chief Commercial Officer, Xcoal

Carlos Fernandez Alvarez, Senior Coal Analyst, IEA

Ranjan Sinha, Director of Raw Materials Procurement, Strategic Procurement, Tata International

Anne-Claire Howard, Executive Director, Bettercoal

DAY ONE:
Monday, October 21, 2019

9:00AM Global Steam Coal Market Outlook

  • How did we get here?
  • What you may have missed in 2019
  • Key drivers for change in the global coal trade flows and prices in 2020


Dr. Fabio Gabrieli, Director of Dry Bulk Analysis and Strategy, Mercuria Energy Trading

9:45AM The place for Colombian coal in Europe

  • Impact of US coal demand on Colombian market
  • Challenges in the Colombian coal market
  • Changing trade flows of Colombian coal


Howard Gatiss, Chief Executive Offficer, CMC - Coal Marketing

11:00AM US Coal: the swing supplier for Europe

  • How has the US coal market adapted to a tough couple of years?
  • How have consolidations and chapter 11 filings affected the US coal sector?
  • US’s role as a swing supplier in Europe


Jack Porco, President & Chief Commercial Officer, Xcoal Energy & Resources

2:45PM China: Driving the global coal price

  • Impact of Chinese policy on coal market
  • Chinese steel, coal-fired power and other end-user markets
  • Projecting Chinese coal demand
  • Mapping how the Chinese market drives the global market


Sarah Liu, Vice President, Fenwei Energy Information Services Co., Ltd.

4:45PM Debate on future of coal in Europe

“This house believes that there is a case for coal in Europe’s future”

For:

  • Place for coal alongside renewables
  • Coal as a cheap, stable fuel source with relatively low geopolitical risk
  • The impact of public sentiment on the pace of transition

Against

  • Improvements in renewables
  • Environmental pressure
  • Lack of financing preventing new projects from coming online


Moderator: Hugh Lee, Energy Economist, Independent Consultant

Michael Hale, Director, Balamara Resources

Clyde Russell, Asia Commodities Columnist, Thomson Reuters

DAY TWO:
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

9:30AM Coal’s role in the global energy mix

  • Update on other fuel markets: oil, gas and nuclear
  • Use of biomass as a complimentary fuel to coal
  • Progress with renewables as a competitive fuel source
  • What role will coal play in the future global energy mix


Carlos Fernandez Alvarez, Senior Coal Analyst, International Energy Agency

Confirmed speakers

Dr Fabio Gabrieli, Director of Dry Bulk Analysis and Strategy, Mercuria Energy Trading

Howard Gatiss, CEO, CMC

Jack Porco, President & Chief Commercial Officer, Xcoal

Carlos Fernandez Alvarez, Senior Coal Analyst, IEA

Ranjan Sinha, Director of Raw Materials Procurement, Strategic Procurement, Tata International

Anne-Claire Howard, Executive Director, Bettercoal

Confirmed speakers:

Howard Gatiss, CEO, CMC

Jack Porco, President & Chief Commercial Officer, Xcoal

Carlos Fernandez Alvarez, Senior Coal Analyst, IEA

Anne-Claire Howard, Executive Director, Bettercoal

Agenda*

Pre-conference
BSF & Coaltrans adaptive games

Pre-conference

BSF & Coaltrans football match

Pre-conference Workshop

Sunday 23rd June

DAY ONE

Monday 24th June

DAY ONE
Stream A

DAY ONE

Stream B

DAY ONE
Evening Party

DAY TWO
Tuesday 25th June

Exhibition Area 2019
Running over the entire 3-days

*The agenda is subject to change – to see the most updated version of the agenda, please go to the website (click button below).