Future of Coal Workshop - October 19-20, 2022

Future of Coal Workshop

Hybrid conference

This is the maiden edition of a series of international workshops intended to bring together industry, academia, government, and other stakeholders to discuss the future of coal mining. The workshop will focus on emerging and future sustainable extraction and uses of coal.

Keynote speakers

Dianna Ridgway, Research & Analysis Associate Director at McCloskey by OPIS
Jason Fannin, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Ramaco Resources
Paul Krivokuca, Vice President, Health & Safety for the National Mining Association
Trina Igelsrud Pfeiffer, Interim Director of the Center for Carbon Capture and Conversion in the School of Energy Resources, University of Wyoming.
Kwame Awuah-Offei , Union Pacific/Rock Mountain Energy Professor of Mining Engineering & Chair of Dept of Mining & Explosives Engineering


Four thematic sessions with break out sessions

Coal Markets: Current & Future

Understanding how coal markets are evolving today and the medium to long term outlook

Sustainable Coal Extraction

ESG challenges facing coal companies in extracting coal

Research Needs & Directions

Discussions on research gaps requiring further research effort

Workforce Development

Understanding workforce needs of the coal sector