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Agenda Overview

Day 1: Monday, October 15, 2018

9:00AM Registration
10:00AM Chairman’s welcome and opening remarks
10:15AM Overview of the global trading of ash product
  • Understanding the current realities of the industry
  • Gauging expected levels of production
  • Exploring the landscape for future consumption
Andreas Hugot, Managing Director, STEAG Power Minerals GmbH
10:45AM Country focus: Ash situation in Ukraine
  • The outlook for coal ash in western Europe
  • Focus on the Ukrainian industry
  • Infrastructure investment required to support future growth
Kristian Yeregin, DTEK Trading Ltd
Olga Pashulya, Chief Specialist, DTEK Trading Ltd
11:15AM Coffee break
11:45AM The landscape for international sales of ash products
  • Exploring the common challenge with international trading with ash products
  • Sharing strategies to overcome the shard problems
Nils Jansen, Head Of International Sales, STEAG Power Minerals GmbH
12:15PM Networking lunch
1:30PM Ash situation in Turkey
  • Outlining the export capabilities of Turkey
  • Charting domestic usage
    • How usage increases will impact the market
    • Opportunities from the changing environment
  • The commercial realities of operating in Turkey
Mehmet Topeli, Energy Planning & Reporting Manager, Iskenderun Enerji Uretim ve Ticaret AS
2:00PM Exploring recent developments within CCP trade
  • Gauging the expected usage levels in the coming years
  • How the trade of CCP products will develop
  • Clarifying who the major stakeholders are
Hans Joachim Feuerborn, General Manager, VGB PowerTech e.V.
2:30PM The shipping potential of ash products
  • A European view of the international shipping possibilities for ash products
  • Current freight rates and associated costs
  • Exploring the current trade routes
Oscar Molenaar, Commercial Director, Gans Cargo Operations / Hudig & Veder Group
3:00PM Questions and discussion
3:15PM Networking refreshment break
3:45PM Clarifying the impact of IMO rulings upon the ash industry
  • Expectations and requirements for shipping
  • How the concepts have, and will, be tested within the industry
Cagri Kucukyildiz, Technical Officer, Subdivision For Marine Technology And Cargoes, IMO
4:15PM Mapping the Transatlantic CCP trade
  • Current costs and trade flows across the Atlantic
  • Exploring the trade within cement product
  • The opportunities and challenge with Transatlantic trade of ash products
Ed Hatfield, CEO, ANSE Materials
4:45PM Questions and discussion
5:00PM Close of day 1
6:00PM Networking dinner.

Day 2: Tuesday, October 16, 2018

9:00AM Welcome coffee
9:30AM The perception of value and price setting for ash in different markets
  • Clarifying the commercial realities
Milan Vranes, Director Sales & Marketing, Europe/africa, ZAG International Pte Ltd
10:00AM LISSA a new ash product for concrete
10:30AM On silo storage construction and economy
  • Technological developments and innovations within storage capabilities
  • Understanding related costs
Joao Vale, Director, Fly Ash PT
11:00AM Networking refreshment break
11:30AM Update on the use of lignite fly ash
  • The viability of lignite fly ash as a possible new alternative
  • Scope of lignite fly ash as a possible replacements product for hard coal fly ash
  • Results from trial usage in Spain
Sebastia Alegre, Chief Specialist, CRH Spain
12:00PM Gypsum recycling to replace mined and transported Gypsum
  • Technological developments
  • Innovations within storage capabilities
John Ward, CEO, John Ward Inc.
12:30PM Questions and discussion
12:45PM Networking lunch and close of conference