SME/PCMIA Annual Joint Meeting – Coal: Towards Cleaner Production 2014 PROGRAM SCHEDULE [Speakers and presentations subject to change] TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014 (continued) Vendor table set-up 3:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2014 7:15 a.m. 7:30 a.m. Registration opens Author’s breakfast Vendor tables open 8:30 a.m. Opening Session-Welcome 8:35 a.m. The Conference Objectives and Setting the Scene by Dr. David Osborne SESSION 1: The Importance of Coal Knowledge 9:00 a.m. Evaluation of Coal Resources by Dr. Larry Thomas 9:30 a.m. Coal Characterization and Assessment by Dr. Barbara Arnold 10:00 a.m. Sampling and Analysis by TBD 10:30 a.m. Break SESSION 2: Coal Extraction and Preparation 11:00 a.m. Coal Seam Gas (CSG) and Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) by Marc Mostade 11:30 a.m. Mining Technology by Tom Novak 12:00 noon Lunch 1:30 p.m. Coal Preparation by Professor Rick Honaker 2:00 p.m. Optimizing Coal Preparation Design Internationally by Dr. Peter Bethell 2:30 p.m. Optimization, Simulation and Control of Coal Preparation Plants by Dr. Gerald H. Luttrell SESSION 3: Coal Supply Chain 3:00 p.m. Coal Handling Systems by Grahame Hopkins 4:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Ship Loader and Unloader Automation, Remote Operation and Advanced Collision Prevention by Dr. Jürgen Hellmich Rail, Sea and Terminals by Gord Zonailo Supply Chain Optimization by Dr. David Osborne Reception Dinner Mining in Society Boy Scouts Merit Badge Presentation THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2014 7:15 a.m. 7:30 a.m. Registration opens Author’s breakfast Vendor tables open PCMIA Meeting/Breakfast 8:00 a.m. Opening Session SESSION 4: Panel – What will a coal supply chain look like in 2030? 8:45 a.m. The Emerging Role of Coal by TBD 9:15 a.m. SESSION 5: Panel – Global Coal Utilization 10:30 a.m. Break SESSION 6: Social and Economic Value of Coal 11:00 a.m. Maximizing Value Potential from Coal Resources by Jude Clemente 11:25 a.m. Environmental Issues by Richard Warner 11:50 a.m. Avoiding Waste: A Case Study on Fast Agglomeration of Fine Coal Using a Novel and Economic Binder by Kim van Netten --continued— 1 SME/PCMIA Annual Joint Meeting – Coal: Towards Cleaner Production 2014 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2014 (continued) FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014 (continued) 12:15 p.m. PCMIA Student Luncheon and Awards Presentation Keynote: The Future Is Up To You! by Susan B. Bealko SESSION 7: Coal Utilization 1:45 p.m. Thermal Coal by Greg Smith 2:10 p.m. Metallurgical Coal by Dr. Sushil Gupta 2:35 p.m. Gasification and Conversion by TBD 3:00 p.m. Coal Use in Cement Production by Joshua Chlopek 3:25 p.m. Value-In-Use Assessment of Coals For Power Generation by Dan Eyre 3:50 p.m. Break 4:15 p.m. SESSION 8: Panel – Emerging Technologies: Will they make it to commercial? 5:00 p.m. Closing Comments-Dr. David Osborne 5:15 p.m. PCMIA Reception SESSION 9: Engineering Projects/Mine Emergency Operations 9:30 a.m. Good Medicine in Bad Places and Situations by Rodney Shabbick 10:00 a.m. Outdoor presentation by Special Medical Response Team in parking lot 10:30 a.m. Design of Built-In-Place Refuge Alternatives: A Novel Approach by Dr. Kray Luxbacher 11:00 a.m. Atmospheric Monitoring Systems and Air Flow Sensors by Dr. Dan Alexander 11:30 a.m. Changing Coal Mine Ventilation Practices in Southwestern PA by Dr. Anthony Iannacchione and Blaise Bucha 12:00 noon Lunch Keynote: Coal: The Energy Keystone of Pennsylvania’s Past, Present and Future by John Pippy SESSION 10: Engineering Projects 1:00 p.m. Prairie State Generating Company Overview, “The Largest Coal-Fired Plant Since 1982” by Paul Krivokuca 1:30 p.m. Photogrammetric Monitoring of Standing Roof Support by Brent Slaker 2:00 p.m. Reducing Safety Hazards with Engineering Developments by Josh Helbig 2:30 p.m. Closing Comments-Brian Shaffer FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014 7:15 a.m. 7:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m. 8:05 a.m. 8:30 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 9:25 a.m. Registration opens Author’s breakfast Vendor tables open Opening Session-Welcome James C. Erlinger, PCMIA President SME—Changing MINDS about MINES in America and the World by SME President-Elect Steve Gardner Keynote: Allen Dupree SME Awards Presentation Brian Shaffer, SME Chairman National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum by Paul C. Jones 2 SME/PCMIA Annual Joint Meeting – Coal: Towards Cleaner Production 2014 REGISTRATION INFORMATION Advance registration must be received by October 10, 2014. A $10 per person late fee will be assessed if registering after October 10. Four convenient ways to register: 1. Online – go to http://ow.ly/y8jLT 2. Phone – 412.835.7387 3. Email – [email protected] 4. 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