Opening Session

Opening Remarks
Mr. Takato Ojimi, the President of APERC
Welcome Remarks
Mr. Katsuhisa Shimakura, Director for Coal Policy, Coal Division, METI, Japan

Session 1: IEEJ’s and APERC’s Presentations on Coal

Coal Policy and Supply/Demand in Japan
Mr. Koji Morita, Board Member, Director, Fossil Fuels & Electric Power Industry Unit, the Institute of Energy Economics Japan (IEEJ)
Overview of the Upcoming APEC Energy Demand and Supply Outlook 6th Edition
Ms. Elvira Torres Gelindon, Senior Researcher of APERC
The Role of Coal in Energy Balance of APEC Economies for the Period up to 2040 (Coal Chapter of the Upcoming APEC Energy Demand and Supply Outlook 6th Edition)
Mr. Dmitry Sokolov, Researcher of APERC

Session 2: Experts’ Presentations on Coal Supply Security

Coal Supply and Exports in Australia
Ms. Kate Penney, Economist, Resources Program, Resources and Energy Economics Branch, Economics and Analytical Services Division, the Department of Industry and Science, Australia
Possible Coal Supply Risk Factors That Influence Asia-Pacific Markets: A Canadian Perspective
Mr. Francois Nguyen, Principal, Global Energy Strategic Intelligence, Canada (Former Director, International Energy Policy Branch, Alberta Energy, Government of Alberta, Canada)
China’s Coal Supply and Future Development
Dr. Du Bing, Staff, Coal Department of the National Energy Administration, China
Coal Policy in Indonesia
Mr. Sukhyar, Director General, Directorate General of Mineral and Coal, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Indonesia
Status and Prospects of Russian Coal Export to the Asia-Pacific Region
Prof Alexander Kovalchuk, Director General, Coal Research Marketing Institute, Moscow, Russia
Coal Issues in the U.S.
Dr. Ian Lange, Assistant Professor, Division of Economic and Business, Colorado School of Mines, US
Vietnam Coal Potential and Development Orientation
Dr. Nguyen Binh, Office Manager, Vietnam Science and Technology Association, Viet Nam
Mongolian Coal Sector, Trends 2015
Mr. Davaasuren Bayarsaikhan, Director, AMC LLC, Mongolia
Wrap-up: Coal Supply Risk Factors That Influence Coal market of APEC
Mr. Dmitry Sokolov, Researcher of APERC