Future of Coal Workshop - October 11-12, 2023

Future of Coal Workshop

Hybrid conference

This is the 2nd 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

John Lowell, Senior Research Analyst II at McCloskey by OPIS
Samantha Anderson, Director, Environmental Policy & ESG, Peabody Energy
Stephen G. Sawyer, Jr., Ph.D., Director, NIOSH’s Pittsburgh Mining Research Division 
Chris Hamilton, President and CEO, WV Coal Association


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

ESG & Sustainability in Coal

ESG & sustainability: opportunities and challenges

Research Needs & Directions

Discussions on research gaps requiring further research effort

Workforce Development

Understanding workforce needs of the coal sector