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Agenda Overview

Preconference: Sunday, May 6, 2018

Pre-conference registration

1:00PM Pre-conference registration

Bali International Convention Centre (BICC)

7:00PM Welcome Networking Reception
Join us at the Westin Resort Summer Garden to open the conference

Day 1: Monday, May 7, 2018

8:00AM Registration and coffee
9:00AM Welcome remarks
Mike Jeapes, Portfolio Director, Coaltrans Conferences

Session I

9:05AM Opening remarks
Ignasius Jonan, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Government of Indonesia
H.E. Luhut Panjaitan, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs, Government of Indonesia
9:35AM Peak Demand or Peak Supply: which will happen first?
  • Understanding how the global coal industry developed over 2017
  • Identifying current supply/demand trends and their implications for the future of coal
  • Does a world moving to cleaner energy mean low coal prices?
Rodrigo Echeverri, Head Of Hard Commodities Analysis, Noble Resources International Pte Ltd
10:00AM Forecasting the price of thermal coal 2018/19
  • How will the coal price develop over 2018/19?
  • Where are the potential shocks to the market?
  • Role of China in setting the seaborne price
Freddie Staermose, Vice President - Generating Fuels & Dry Bulks, Argus Media
10:25AM Questions and discussion
10:40AM Introduction to BSF
Chris Pardey, Chief Executive Officer, RCMA Commodities Asia
10:50AM Networking refreshment break

Session II

11:15AM Regulatory update 2018
  • How is the government regulatory framework for coal mining evolving?
  • Understanding plans to limit production to maintain acceptable levels of domestic reserves
  • What is the way forward for the coal industry as CCOWs begin to expire?
  • Intended effects of new royalty payments for coal miners operating under IUPs
Sri Raharjo, Director of Coal, Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources, Government of Indonesia
11:45AM How have Indonesian miners responded to an improved pricing scenario in 2017?
  • Mining production strategies for 2018
  • Five year production strategy outlook
  • Current state of Indonesian coal quality and reserves
  • What will the expiry of CCOWs mean for the domestic industry?
  • How has consolidation changed the coal industry through the recent downturn?
  • Has the seaborne market got through the worst or is a price correction due in 2018?
  • Identifying the primary markets for Indonesian coals
  • Understanding the miners’ perspective on the development of domestic power demand
  • Severity of upstream underinvestment in limiting miner's ability to ramp up coal production
  • How serious are problems with limitations of heavy equipment and trained labour?
Alastair Grant, Minerals Consultant, Independent Consultant
Hendri Tan, Marketing Director, PT Adaro Indonesia
Azis Armand, Director - Finance, PT Indika Energy
Jusnan Ruslan, Director, PT Indo Tambangraya Megah Tbk
12:45PM Networking lunch

Session III

2:05PM Generation Dialogue

A selection of leading coal industry figures will take party in an unrestricted interview with Coaltrans in which many of the industry's pressing and sought-after questions will be answered

Pandu Sjahrir, Chairman, APBI-ICMA
Zainal Abidin Shah Mahamood, Managing Director, TNB Fuel Services Sdn Bhd
2:45PM Developing efficiency in the Indonesian coal supply chain
  • How is the lack of heavy equipment available impacting supply chain efficiency?
  • Understanding how supply chain efficiency impacts known coal reserves
  • What new technologies are available now to increase operational effectiveness of small scale mines?
  • What role can floating infrastructure and water-logistics play in improving supply chain efficiency?
  • Understanding the role of geography in defining operational capacity optimisation
  • Is there a lack of infrastructure at mines?
Camilla Liu, President, Dragon Energy Group
Tobias Maya, President Director, PT Geosearch
Daniel Miller, Head of Business Development, Rocktree Logistics Pte Ltd
Andy Coles, President Director, PT Bis Industries
3:30PM How will emerging disruptive technologies revolutionise mining operations?
  • What impact will AI have on mining logistics?
  • How will this impact the social contract underpinning mining activities?
  • How should logistics companies prepare for disruptive technologies transforming their business models?
Todd Harrington, Resources Investment Commissioner, Queensland Government
Jeffrey Kounang, Deputy President Director, PT Thiess Contractors Indonesia
Arief Kusniarto, Field Service Manager, PT ExxonMobil Lubricants Indonesia
Keith Whitchurch, President Director, SMG Consultants
4:00PM Networking refreshment break

Session IV

4:30PM Opportunities and challenges in investing in the Indonesian coal market
  • Identifying important commercial and tax considerations for investors
  • What impact has M&A activity over 2017 had on the outlook for Indonesian coal investment?
  • Understanding the key regulatory frameworks for investing in Indonesian coal
Sacha Winzenried, Lead Adviser, Energy, Utilities & Mining, PwC Indonesia
4:50PM Staying ahead of legal developments in Indonesian coal mining
  • Staying on top of the ever-changing regulatory developments within the region:
    • The obligation to use Indonesian shipping for the export of coal
    • Domestic market obligation
    • Price caps on coal for electricity generation
  • The effects of regulatory developments on coal trading contracts: force majeure, price adjustment and defaults
  • Protecting your contracts from changes in law 
Adam Richardson, Partner, HFW
Haydn Dare, Partner, Rahayu & Partners in association with HFW
5:10PM Understanding the Indonesian domestic power industry in 2018
  • How is electrification progressing?
  • What is the best way to balance the needs of the producer and consumer in pricing Indonesian coal for domestic consumption?
  • Should the domestic power industry be more open to foreign investment?
  • To what extent will new power projects coming online reduce Indonesia’s coal export capacity?
  • Current status of IPPs in development
  • What is the best funding structure for Indonesian power projects?
  • How have successful IPPs been developed in Indonesia?
Heru Dewanto, President Director, PT Cirebon Electric Power
Dharma Djojonegoro, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Adaro Power
Arthur Simatupang, Executive Chairman, The Independent Power Producers Association of Indonesia
Harlen En, Head of Coal Unit, PT PLN (Persero)
6:00PM Evening beach reception

Join us to close the busy first day for a beach reception in the Westin Resort Temple Garden

Day 2: Tuesday, May 8, 2018

8:00AM Registration and coffee

Session V

9:30AM Opening remarks
9:35AM The role of state owned enterprise in Indonesia's energy industry
Budi Gunadi Sadikin, President Director, PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (Persero)
10:00AM Staying ahead of developments in the Chinese coal industry
  • What was agreed at the National Party Congress of 2017 and what impact will it have on coal policy?
  • Will China continue to intervene in the market to control seaborne prices?
  • Understanding Chinese renewables policy and consequences for coal demand
  • How volatile is China’s coal policy?
  • To what extent can China really manage the seaborne coal price?
  • What levels of demand can we expect from China over the coming year?
Adam Parums, Senior Consultant, CRU
10:40AM Questions and discussion
10:20AM Will Indian coal imports continue to drop?
  • How did Indian demand for coal develop over 2017?
  • Indian coal production growth forecast
  • Tracking Indian coal demand from power, cement, and steel sectors
  • Impact of seaborne price on Indian demand fundamentals
  • At what rate is the Indian economy growing? Would an increase in the rate of growth boost coal demand?
  • How serious is the Indian government in investing in renewables over coal?
  • Politics of air pollution – could India follow China in attempting to limit coal power generation for health concerns?
Clyde Russell, Asia Commodities Columnist, Thomson Reuters
11:00AM Networking refreshment break


11:30AM Minister
Archandra Tahar, Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources, Government of Indonesia
11:55AM Could the decline of coal in Europe be repeated in Asia?
  • What policies and politics have contributed to the decline of coal use in Europe?
  • The German addiction to coal – how viable is transition to renewable energy?
  • Lessons from Europe for the Asian coal-fired power generation industry
Yahdian Falah, Senior Manager Coal Analysis, EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG
12:15PM Risk mitigation through financial instruments: 4,200 GAR futures
  • 4,200 GAR prices discovery and outlook
  • Managing risk, hedging 4,200 kc GAR exposure
  • Indexation for 4,200 kc GAR and managing risk
  • Performance against other markets
  • Options for traders, consumers and producers
Ben Lawson, Chief Operating Officer, PT. SANAMAN Coal Indonesia
Calum Austin, Commodity Derivatives, SGX
Scott Dendy, IHS Markit
1:00PM Networking lunch
2:00PM Country Spotlight Australia
Todd Harrington, Resources Investment Commissioner, Queensland Government

Country Spotlight Korea

2:00PM Korea
Yun Seok Choi, Manager Fuel Procurement, Korea East West Power Co., Ltd

Country Spotlight: China

2:00PM Country Spotlight: China
Jason Ping, General Manager, Coal Dept., China Coal Solution Ltd

Country Spotlight: India

2:00PM Country Spotlight: India
Prashant Goyal, Director - Fuel Procurement, OPG Power Generation Pvt Ltd

Country Spotlight: Malaysia

2:00PM Country Spotlight: Malaysia
Char Loong Hiew, Senior Market Analyst, TNB Fuel Services Sdn Bhd

Country Spotlight: Philippines

2:00PM Country Spotlight: Philippines
Dan Neil, SVP – Head of Development, Meralco Powergen Corp
4:00PM Closing remarks and end of conference
Mike Jeapes, Portfolio Director, Coaltrans Conferences