COAL21 program released

AUSTRALIAN organisation COAL21 is running its first ever conference in April focusing on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from coal in electricity generation.
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Staff Reporter

To be held April 5-6 in Sydney, the just-released program covers a range of topics related to advances in greenhouse gas reduction and new technologies. Industry and government representatives will address topics IGCC technology and the FutureGen project.

Several international speakers will address topics related to greenhouse gas projects in US, Japan and Europe.

Papers include:

THE GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGE, Ken Humphreys, Carbon Management Solutions.

DEVELOPMENTS IN CO2 CAPTURE AND STORAGE, chair: Alan Coutts, Deputy Director-General Minerals NSW, Department of Primary Industries

PROSPECTS FOR CO2 CAPTURE AND STORAGE, Jacek Podkanski, senior energy technology specialist, International Energy Agency

DEVELOPMENTS IN CO2 STORAGE, Dr Peter Cook, chief executive officer, CRC for Greenhouse Gas Technologies

Other sessions will cover developments in power generation; research and development programs and improving collaboration; and perspectives on policy.

Executive director of Australian Coal Association Mark O’Neill will lead the final panel discussion on “Electricity generation in 2050 and how we got there.”

The full program and further information may be obtained from