Organised by the IEA, hosted by Shenhua Group and supported by active participation from the IEA's Coal Industry Advisory Board, the workshop sought insights towards the IEA’s World Energy Outlook 2011 from high-level experts from industry, public policy and other relevant sectors about the forces that will shape coal’s role in the global energy mix.
The workshop was informal in nature and was by invitation only.
Thursday, 14 April
WEO-2011 overview and scope of workshop
Dr. Fatih BIROL, Chief Economist, International Energy Agency, Paris
Dr. Xiwu ZHANG, Chairman, Shenhua Group, China
Policy perspectives - what role for coal in the future global energy mix?
Chair: Mr. Masakazu TOYODA, Chairman & CEO, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan
Dr. Yuzhuo ZHANG, President & CEO, Shenhua Group, China
Mr. Tianke YAN, Deputy Director of Coal Department, National Energy Administration, China
Mr. Sharat CHAND, Senior Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute, India
Industry perspectives - how to reconcile coal’s environmental footprint with sustainable economic growth?
Chair: Dr. Joyashree ROY, Professor of Economics, Jadavpur University, India
Mr. Fumiyoshi MATSUOKA, Executive Managing Officer, J-POWER, Japan
Mr. Martin OETTINGER, Senior Advisor, Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute, Australia
Resources and production - from where and how?
Chair: Dr. Suping PENG, Professor of coal geology and geophysics, China University of Mining & Technology, China
Dr. Sandro SCHMIDT, Senior Coal Scientist, Federal Institut for Geosciences and Natural Resources, Germany
Mr. Richard MORSE, Director of Research on Coal and Carbon Markets, Stanford University, United States
Mr. Jacob WILLIAMS, Vice President Global Energy Analytics, Peabody Energy, United States
Investment trends - is industry geared up to meet future demand?
Chair: Mr. Larry METZROTH, Vice President Analysis & Strategy, Arch Coal, United States
Mr. Paul BARUYA, Market Analyst, IEA Clean Coal Centre, United Kingdom
Mr. Andrew FIKKERS , Market Analysis Manager, Xstrata Coal, Australia (based on materials from Mr. Ran XING, China Managing Director, Barry Rogliano Salles, China)
International trade - what lies in store for global hard coal trade and what fundamentals will drive developments?
Chair: Dr. Xavier CHEN, President, Beijing Energy Club, China
Mr. Michael BUFFIER, Group Executive Government Relations and Sustainable Development, Xstrata Coal, Australia
Mr. Bob KAMANDANU, Chairman, Indonesian Coal Mining Association, Indonesia
Mr. Ian HALL, Regional Head Strategy, Anglo American, South Africa
Dr. Fatih BIROL, Chief Economist, International Energy Agency