Agenda

Tuesday 19 March

4:00pm – 6:00pm
Early Registration

6:00pm – 8:00pm
Welcome Reception

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Wednesday 20 March

7:00am – 9:00am
Registration

9:00am
Session 1 | Keynote Opening Address

Colombian coal leaders discuss and review developments in the international market and their operations.

Session Chairs: John Howland, Vice President, Coal, IHS Markit & Jackie Cantillo, Senior Analyst, Coal, IHS Markit
Guillermo Fonseca Onofre, President, Cerrejón
Jhon Leonardo Olivares Rivera, Large Scale Mining Director, Ministry of Mines and Energy, Colombia
Nathaniel Drummond, Chief Commercial Officer & President of Drummond Coal Sales, Drummond Company, Inc.


10:30 am
Networking Refreshment Break

(Available to sponsor)


11:00am
Session 2 | Future Challenges and Opportunities for Colombian Coal

Session Chair: David Price, Director, Coal, IHS Markit

IMO 2020: How will it play out! A very informed opinion.
Kent Williamson, Director Refining & Marketing Latin America, IHS Markit

If Colombian is constrained to European markets, can it wash to conform?
Rod Hatt, Managing Director, Coal Combustion Inc.

Short term view of the global thermal coal supply and demand
Dr. Fabio Gabrieli, Director, Dry Bulk and Energy Analysis and Strategy, Mercuria Energy Trading


12:30pm
Networking Lunch

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1:30pm
Session 3 | International Demand: Where are the future markets?

Session Chair: John Howland, Vice President, Coal, IHS Markit

Panel discussion: Where is the market for Colombian coal in 2025?
David Price, Director, Coal, IHS Markit
Brian Van Kregten, Senior Coal Trader, Eneva
Walter Wu, Vice President, Tai Fung Trading Co., Ltd, Taiwan
Jaime Aristy, General Manager, Punta Catalina, Dominican Republic
David Pineda, Senior Trader, Uniper Global Commodities SE


3:00pm
Networking Refreshment Break

(Available to sponsor)


3:30pm
Session 4 | Changing Latin American metallurgical coal buying patterns – how much more can the US displace Australian met coal in Brazil?

Session Chairs: Jim Thompson, Executive Director, US Coal, IHS Markit & Jackie Cantillo, Senior Analyst, Coal, IHS Markit
Juan Manuel Sanchez Vergara, President, Fenalcarbón
Jack Porco, President and Chief Commercial Officer, Xcoal
Otacilio Pecanha, Director, Negotiare Consultores


5:00pm 
Day One Sessions Adjourn

6:00pm – 8:00pm
Networking Cocktail Reception at Café Del Mar

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Thursday 21 March 

9:30am
Session 5 | Oxford-style Debate

Is the US a Permanent Thermal Export Mainstay?
In the blue corner: Howard Gatiss, Chief, Executive Officer, CMC-Coal Marketing
In the red corner: Jim Thompson, Executive Director, US Coal, IHS Markit


11:00am
Networking Refreshment Break

(Available to sponsor)


11:30am
Session 6 | US Export Future

US gas prices and their impact on the availability of US coal to the international market.
Session Chair: David Price, Director, Coal, IHS Markit
Matthew Palmer, Senior Director, Global Gas, IHS Markit
John Hanekamp, Consultant, Carbonairo
Cees Van De Mortel, Chief Commercial Officer, T.Parker Host
Scott Becnel, Director Energy Sales & Business Development, Cooper Consolidated LLC

Panel Discussion

 


1:00pm
Closing Remarks

 

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Agenda subject to change.