Clean Coal Symposium

Tuesday, October 21, 2008 to Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Regina Inn Hotel and Conference Centre, Regina, SK, Canada

Despite the fact that coal remains one of the world’s most important energy resources, coal continues to generate controversy as coal-fired plants close and opposition is encountered towards building new ones. There is however a growing international commitment that continues to advance Clean Coal Technologies—with Canada breaking out from the pack as the clear forerunner. Canadian coal is reliable, secure and abundant; but recent challenges are threatening coal’s competitiveness. What remains is one of the most important questions we must consider—How is coal going to compete within the energy portfolio? The Canadian Institute’s 5th Annual Clean Coal Symposium will delve into the many issues and challenges surrounding clean coal and is simply one event you cannot miss. An outstanding roster of Canadian and International experts will discuss the critical issues surrounding clean coal. Highlights from this exciting event include:

* Environment Canada discussing the current regulatory framework for industrial air emissions and the electricity sector
* A case study from the world’s first full scale CO2 capture and storage project: SaskPower’s Boundary Dam
* The US Department of Energy sharing details about the Critical Deployment Phase of the National Energy Technology Laboratory’s Regional Partnership
* Learn what types of changes can occur to coal through the process of beneficiation
* Examining alternate methods to reduce Mercury emissions

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