• 08.50
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  • 09.50
  • Registration and morning coffee
  • 09.50
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  • 10.00
  • Chairman’s Welcome Freddie Staermose, - Vice President - Business Development, Biomass and Coal, Argus
  • 10.00
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  • 10.20
  • Assessing Turkish reforms and their approach to solid fuels Erisa Serendem - Senior Reporter, Argus
  • Changes in power and gas market policy
  • Impact of new rules on coal burn for power
  • Generation economics and potential for fuel switching
  • 10.20
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  • 10.40
  • Assessing trends in energy production and supporting solid fuel imports Sirri Uyanik - Board Member and CEO, Isken
  • Assessing the future for subsidising coal
  • Forecasting demand in the country
  • Analysing the yearly trends in energy demand
  • Reviewing the solid fuel requirements in the short to medium term
  • Assessing the outlook of high sulphur content coal in utilities
  • 10.40
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  • 11.00
  • Assessing trends in energy production and supporting solid fuel imports Bahadir Kependek - Procurement Manager, Çimsa
  • Outlining the current landscape of cement production in Turkey and solid fuel quantities and qualities
  • Assessing the outlook of demand
  • Should we expect Syrian reconstruction to increase cement production in Turkey, and to what scale?
  • 11.00
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  • 11.30
  • Networking coffee break
  • 11.30
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  • 11.50
  • Outlook of high sulphur coal use in turkey and new legislation Ömer Buğer - Contracts and Planning Manager, Eren
- High sulphur coal usage in the world
- Emission control technologies
- Blending techniques
- Outcome of the utility visits
- Maximum high sulphur content capacity for each utility 
- An overview of Turkish legislation
  • 11.50
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  • 12.30
  • Panel Discussion: Assessing the trends in solid fuel procurement and the corresponding specifications
  • What qualities are buyers looking for?
  • How are traders hedging on Turkish energy plans?
  • The buyer’s perspective: Analysing the scale of demand and its growth prospects
  • Assessing challenges of purchasing in the country
  • 12.30
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  • 14.00
  • Networking lunch
  • 14.00
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  • 14.50
  • Turkish Roundtables

Onur Yackmaci, Fuel Procurement and Business Development Manager, Akcansa

Arzu ŞEN, Raw Material Procurement Manager, Eren
  • 14.50
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  • 15.10
  • Networking coffee break
  • 15.10
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  • 15.40
  • Networking round-up – Know your peers
  • 15.40
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  • 15.50
  • Closing chairman's remarks Freddie Staermose, - Vice President - Business Development, Biomass and Coal, Argus
  • 15.50
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  • Networking drinks reception
  • 08.50
  • -
  • 09.50
  • Chairman's opening remarks Freddie Staermose - Vice President - Business Development, Biomass and Coal, Argus Media
  • 09.50
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  • 10.00
  • Chairman's Opening Remarks Freddie Staermose - Vice President - Business Development, Biomass and Coal, Argus Media
  • 10.00
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  • 10.30
  • A global outlook of coal and pet coke supply and demand Carlos Fernandez Alveraz - Senior Analyst, Coal, International Energy Agency
  • Assessing market trends in India and China
  • Outlining the current strategies in India and China
  • Evaluating global markets and future of demand
  • How have disrupted supply chains in New Zealand impacted global trade flows?
  • 10.30
  • -
  • 11.00
  • The outlook of solid fuels demand in Europe and the Mediterranean Robbert van den Bergh - Coal Analyst, Gazprom
  • Assessing the current landscape of European coal-powered generation
  • Reviewing the outlook of fuel switching
  • Evaluating fundamentals driving demand in Europe and the Mediterranean
  • 11.00
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  • 11.30
  • Networking coffee break
  • 11.30
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  • 12.00
  • Next year’s scenario: pricing in coal and pet coke Lauren Masterson - Editor, Energy Argus Petroleum Coke, Argus
  • Outlining current trends in coal and pet coke pricing
  • Analysing fundamentals
  • How might trade flows change and the implications on the price of solid fuels?
  • 12.00
  • -
  • 12.30
  • Evaluating the discount factor between coal and pet coke Frank Brannvoll - Manager, Energy, Economic Studies and Statistics, Cembureau
  • Evaluating the coal/pet coke discount
  • Assessing pricing forecasts between grades
  • 12.30
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  • 13.40
  • Networking Lunch
  • 13.40
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  • 14.00
  • Weighing up the risks and advantages to supplying the Mediterranean Rafaelle Miscoria - Head of Coal, SIMEC
  • Outlining the suppliers perspective of needs in the region
  • What are the associated costs and risks to suppliers?
  • How can you benefit from the Mediterranean markets?
  • Which countries are seen to have promising opportunities?
  • How might demand trends in Africa effect the Mediterranean markets?
  • 14.00
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  • 14.30
  • Panel Discussion: Assessing the potential of demand across the region
  • The buyers perspective of the needs and prospects across the Mediterranean
  • Assessing emerging opportunities through new projects
  • Which fuels are Mediterranean buyers prioritising?
  • Which fuel specifications do Mediterranean buyers require? 

Jorge Paraiba, Coal Trader, EDP

Giorgio Ruscito, Vice President, Assocarboni

  • 14.30
  • -
  • 15.00
  • Networking coffee break
  • 15.00
  • -
  • 15.30
  • Outlook in the Italian coal market Giorgio Ruscito - Vice President, Assocarboni
  • Analysing the new energy strategy plan
  • Assessing a time frame of a coal phase out process
  • Evaluating the costs of transforming infrastructure and the implications on a phase-out
  • 15.30
  • -
  • 16.00
  • Emerging opportunities in Egyptian cement production
  • Evaluating projects providing new opportunities
  • How will cement demand change in the short to medium term?
  • Which products are manufacturing plants looking for?
  • 16.00
  • -
  • 16.10
  • Chairman’s closing remarks Freddie Staermose - Vice President - Business Development, Biomass and Coal, Argus
  • 16.00
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  • 16.10
  • Networking drinks reception
  • 08.50
  • -
  • 09.20
  • Registration and coffee
  • 09.20
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  • 09.30
  • Claudia Perotti Editor - Coal Daily, Argus
  • 09.30
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  • 10.00
  • Case study: Switching a coal plant to RDF Elena Gueda Vazquez - Cement Plant Manager, Cementos Lemona
  • Reviewing the challenges of switching to RDF generation
  • What are your implicated costs and advantages of using RDF?
  • 10.00
  • -
  • 10.30
  • Assessing alternative fuels in the energy mix Andy Hill - Managing Director, Cynosure
  • Reviewing the challenges of switching to biomass generation
  • What are your implicated costs and advantages of using biomass?
  • Evaluating the outlook of alternative fuels in the energy mix
  • 10.30
  • -
  • 10.50
  • Networking break
  • 10.50
  • -
  • 11.20
  • Panel Discussion: Assessing the costs and consequences of freight rates
  • Forecasting freight rates
  • Evaluating competing cargoes and the impact of solid price
  • Analysing the implications of currency exchange
Janina Lam, Analyst, Howe Robinson Shipbrokers
Joy Scurr, Researcher, EA Gibson
  • 11.20
  • -
  • 12.00
  • Roundtables
Shipping
Janina Lam, 
Analyst, Howe Robinson Shipbrokers

European outlook
David Pineda,
Senior Trader, Uniper
  • 12.00
  • -
  • 12.10
  • Closing remarks Claudia Perotti - Editor - Coal Daily, Argus