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Agenda Overview

Pre-conference day: Sunday, June 23, 2019

1:00PM Registration & exhibition opens
2:30PM Identifying and reducing risk

•    How perceptions can be misleading
•    Impact on trading and risk management 
•    Status of the coal and freight financial markets 
•    How can financial products help physical participants to mitigate their risks? 

Guillaume Perret, Director, PERRET ASSOCIATES LTD
3:30PM Speed networking

Turn up to take part in a series of 5-minute long speed networking sessions. 

You'll be matched with other delegates who you may not have had the chance to meet. 

Enjoy an all day open bar for free drinks throughout. 

4:30PM Champagne Roundtables

Take part in a heated debate led by an industry expert during the roundtables.
Enjoy free flowing champagne and networking with old friends and new contacts. 

There are 2 roundtable sessions each lasting 45 minutes. 
Pick the two topics you’re most interest in and join one after the other. 

16.30-17.15     Roundtable session 1     
17.30-18.15     Roundtable session 2

1.   Future gazing: What unexpected market disrupters could have the biggest impact to the future coal market?
2.   Hedging: The emergence of Indonesian coal derivatives as a hedge tool
3.   Renewables: What role can cheap, reliable thermal power play alongside renewable energy? 
4.   IMO 2020 fuel oil ban: How will the ban impact the coal market?
5.   Met coal prices: Will met coal prices continue to remain strong? 
6.   Regulations: Staying on top of regulatory changes within the Indonesian coal market.

Moderator: Manjot Singh, Senior Analyst, CRU
Moderator: Clyde Russell, Asia Commodities Columnist, Thomson Reuters
Moderator: Thomas Hiemstra, Managing Director, Evolution Markets Inc
Moderator: Sacha Winzenried, Lead Adviser, Energy, Utilities & Mining, PwC Indonesia
Moderator: Louisa Follis, Senior Analyst, Clarksons
Moderator: Eviaty Jenie, Senior Associate, HFW
6:30PM Coaltrans & ICMA welcome reception

•    Network with some of our 900+ conference delegates and enjoy a relaxing evening with free drinks and canapés. 
•    Reacquaint yourself with old contacts and make new connections with the major industry decision makers and end users who will be present.
•    Get to know the other delegates at the start of the conference and enjoy the delights of our Nusa Dua, Bali resort at our opening party.

Day 1: Monday, June 24, 2019

7:30AM Registration opens
8:55AM Coaltrans opening remarks
9:00AM ICMA address

Keynote address from the Chairman of ICMA

Pandu Sjahrir, Chairman, APBI-ICMA
9:20AM Indonesian ministerial address
Bambang Gatot Ariyono, Direktur Jenderal Mineral dan Batubara, Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources, Government of Indonesia
9:40AM Indonesian ministerial address
Olvy Andrianita, Director for Facilitation Export and Import, Government of Indonesia
10:00AM Noble market update

•    Looking at the key drivers for change in supply and demand
•    Forecasting the price of coal
•    Will China continue to grow in 2019?
•    Will India continue to recover in 2019?
•    What will be the main challenges with exports?  

Rodrigo Echeverri, Head of Research, Noble Resources International Pte Ltd
10:30AM Coal market outlook

•    The swing supplier: when will US coal be competitive within the global market this year?  
•    Forecasting the met coal market 
•    What size is the gap between Coal India’s output and Indian demand? 
•    Forecasting levels of growth in emerging coal markets in South East Asia 

10:55AM Bali Sports Foundation 10th anniversary

Celebrating the last 10 years of community outreach. 

11:00AM Networking refreshment break
11:25AM Day 1 host
Josh Clarke, Special Counsel, HFW
11:30AM Building a sustainable future for coal

•    Looking towards the future global energy mixes – where does coal fit into the picture? 
•    How does coal contribute to the Indonesian economy and job creation?
•    Reflecting on the coal funded socioeconomic projects in Indonesia
•    The role of coal in electrifying Asia and supporting the growth of developing countries 
•    Using coal to support variable renewable energy – can a green future include coal?   
•    Can carbon capture and other emerging technologies increase coal’s lifetime?
•    What could be done to reduce the environmental impact of mining for coal in Kalimantan?

Moderator: Clyde Russell, Asia Commodities Columnist, Thomson Reuters
Sacha Winzenried, Lead Adviser, Energy, Utilities & Mining, PwC Indonesia
Hendri Tan, Marketing Director, PT Adaro Indonesia
12:05PM Indonesian coal producers: responding to oversupply

•    Dealing with the effects of changing regulations and what that means for miners
•    Impact of prices on mining and production rates 
•    Upgrading coal to increase its calorific value  
•    What role can technology play in the future of Indonesian mining? 
•    Overcoming the challenges in the Indonesian coal market 
•    Securing financing for new coal projects
•    Review of current and potential coal to liquid fuels projects
•    Comparison against oil in terms of cost and uses 

Moderator: Hendra Sinadia, Executive Director, APBI-ICMA
Kurnia Ariawan, President Director, PT. Kideco Jaya Agung
Ignatius Wurwanto, Director – Sustainability Development, PT Indo Tambangraya Megah (ITM)
Nyoman Oka, Domestic Marketing General Manager, PT Adaro Indonesia
Fuad Iskandar Zulkarnain Fachroeddin, Director of Business Development, PT Bukit Asam Tbk
12:45PM Networking lunch

Stream A

1:55PM Stream A host
Josh Clarke, Special Counsel, HFW
2:00PM Indonesian power producers – projecting domestic demand

•    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?

Moderator: Arthur Simatupang, Chairman, The Independent Power Producers Association of Indonesia
Harlen En, Executive Vice President Batubata, PT PLN (Persero)
Dharma Djojonegoro, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Adaro Power
2:50PM Looking ahead at the thermal coal price over the next few months

•    Recap on coal price over last 12 months and the key drivers for change
•    Where are the potential shocks to the market?
•    2019/2020 thermal coal price forecast

Freddie Staermose, VP - Generating Fuels & Dry Bulks, Argus Media
3:30PM Networking refreshment break

Coaltrans happy hour 


4:00PM A hard look at coking coal - Asian met coal market update

•    Changing landscape of the Asian metallurgical coal market
      o    A shift in met coal trade flows – where the biggest opportunities are?
      o    EAF vs BOF steelmaking route dynamics and implications for met coal.
      o    Is increasing consumption of ferrous scrap a threat to met coal prices?
•    Factors which will drive met coal prices in the yeah ahead.

Alona Yunda, Senior Analyst, Fastmarkets MB Research
5:20PM Coaltrans Closing remarks

Stream B

1:55PM Stream B host
Keith Whitchurch, President Director, SMG Consultants
2:00PM Value-added technology to drive efficiency

•    Digital Transformation across the mining industry - Opportunities and Risks
•    Adapting control systems to optimise labour, mining and transport costs
•    In-pit Crushing and Conveying – Continued Development and regional acceptance by the industry

Moderator: Keith Whitchurch, President Director, SMG Consultants
Jeffrey Kounang, President Director, PT Thiess Contractors Indonesia
Suresh Venkatasamy, Operations Director, mgmcoal
Tony Heuchan, Regional Manager for SE Asia, WENCO
2:50PM Using coal upgrading technology to improve quality of coal

•    Review of different coal upgrading processes: coal to liquids, carbon capture, coal bed methane, coal gasification, coal drying etc. 
•    Advantages of coal upgrading methods to reduce environmental impact 
•    Update on how these processes are being used globally

Moderator: Jeffrey Mulyono, President Director, PT Arya Citra Mineconsult
Alastair Grant, Minerals Consultant, Independent Consultant
3:30PM Networking refreshment break

Coaltrans happy hour 


4:00PM Coal transport at the mine
Dzmitry Shershan, Company Director, Belazia Pte Ltd
4:30PM Coal transport from the mine by road vehicle
Andrew Prout, President Director, Bis
5:00PM Q&A with speakers
5:20PM Coaltrans Closing remarks
5:30PM Evening party

Enjoy a performance of Balinese fire dancers with free drinks and food on the beach at sunset.

Mingle with conference delegates after a full day of seminars and business meetings enjoy a fun evening party hosted by Coaltrans and Xcoal. 


Day 2: Tuesday, June 25, 2019

7:30AM Registration opens
8:30AM Women in coal breakfast

•    Celebrating the top women in coal
•    An opportunity for women new to coal to network within a group of successful women
•    Be a part of a community to give support or to be inspired 

To apply take part please email with your name or the name of the person you would like to nominate. 

9:20AM Day 2 host
Indra Prawira, Associate, HFW
9:25AM Coaltrans opening remarks
9:30AM How changes to China’s coal consumption are shaking the coal market

•    Influence of government on coal supply and demand 
•    Understanding the ban on coal imports in 2018
•    Forecasting future demand and import volumes
•    Chinese steel output – is the Steel Giant slowing down? 

Adam Parums, Senior Coal Analyst, CRU International Ltd
10:00AM Spotlight on India: Forecasting coal production and demand

•    Measuring the gap between Coal India output and demand 
•    Changing government regulations and impact on coal imports
•    Forecasting future demand and import volumes

Sanjay Kumar, Strategic Sourcing Director, LafargeHolcim
Clyde Russell, Asia Commodities Columnist, Thomson Reuters
10:45AM Networking refreshment break
11:30AM The Philippines: Bringing electricity to an island nation

•    How has the political situation changed and is it having a positive effect on coal imports?
•    What role is coal playing in increasing the electrification rate of 83% and 73% in rural areas? 
•    In a country with 7000 islands, how are logistical obstacles being overcome in the coal supply chain? 

Myrna Velasco, Book Author and Energy Journalist, Independent
12:00PM Seizing the moment with a positive outlook for thermal power in Malaysia

•    Understanding the energy mix in Malaysia with coal due to remain main fuel source for next decade
•    Looking to new import routes to support additional 10 Mtpa from new power stations 
•    Arguing the case for tenders and strategic alliances over price negotiations
•    Reflecting on challenges in the region such as power project delays, environmental pressure and developments in renewables 

Alif Imran Mohd Suhaimi, Senior Manager (Fuel Strategic Planning), TNB Fuel Services Sdn Bhd
12:30PM Pakistan’s developing coal market

•    Domestic coal output from the Thar field in Sindh and across the rest of Pakistan
•    Use of domestic coal in power generation, cement, chemicals & metallurgy
•    Projecting growing demand for coal-fired power in Pakistan
•    China–Pakistan Economic Corridor supporting new coal-fired power plants
•    Coal trade flows and supply routes into Pakistan 

Ibad Ambalawala, Business Development Manager, Bulk Shipping
1:00PM Coaltrans closing remarks
1:05PM Networking lunch