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Coal Ash Asia 2014

  • Great Wall Sheraton Hotel 10 E. 3rd Ring Rd N, Chaoyang Beijing China (map)

Conference Program and Itinerary

(Tentative as of March 2014)

International Guests
All meals and conference events are included with admission. 

September 23rd
BEIJING: Great Wall Sheraton Hotel

International guests arrive at the hotel during the day. Guests will be picked-up at Beijing Capital Airport and transportation to the hotel will be provided.

9am – 5pm Hotel check-in and Pre-registration for international guests

6pm – 8:30pm
Networking cocktails and dinner for international guests

September 24th 
SHUOZHOU: Days Hotel and Conference Center
Morning: International guests fly together from Beijing to Datong (1 hour flight) then drive together from Datong to Shuozhou (1 hour drive)

7:30am – 8pm 
Exhibition set-up

5:30pm – 8:30pm
Meet with senior government officials from Shuozhou City and Shanxi Province

VIP Reception (Hosted by Shuozhou City Government)

September 25th
SHUOZHOU: Days Hotel and Conference Center

6:30am – 8:30am 

Final registration 
7:30am – 10am

8:30am – 9:10am
Welcome and Opening Ceremony
David Harris, Chairman of Asian Coal Ash Association
Wang Anpang, municipal party secretary of Shuozhou City
Xu Luoyi, Director of the Institute of Technological Information for Building Materials Industry of China
Shanxi Province Economic and Information Technology Committee
China Resources Comprehensive Utilization Association

9:10 – 9:20
MOU Signing ceremony

9:30 – 9:50
Keynote Address – TBA

10:00 – 10:25
Introduction to international delegations: 

  • Fly Ash Association of India
  • American Coal Ash Association
  • Ash Development Association of Australia
  • Russian Delegation
  • JCOAL - Japanese Delegation
  • Indonesian Delegation

10:15am – 11:00am - Exhibition Opening
Tea break (in the exhibition hall)

11:00 – 11:30 - Dr. Rodney Andrews, University of Kentucky
Potential and Current Collaborations between University of Kentucky and China: Emphasising in clean coal energy research through the UK Center for Applied Energy Research.

11:30 – 12:00 - Dr. Sui Tongbo, Sinoma International: "Development of low carbon cementitious materials in China"

12:00 – 1:30pm - Lunch

1:30pm – 2:00pm - Dr. Somnuk Tangtermsirikul, Thammasat University, Thailand

2:00pm – 2:30pm - Mr. Mark Wasilko, CeraTech Inc. 
"Zero carbon, high durability cement and concrete composed of 95% fly ash."

2:30pm – 3:00pm - Dr. C. Lamar Larrimore, Southern Company (USA)
"Outstanding yields from use of FGD Gypsum in agriculture: 10 years experience with over 10 crops at more than 100 sites."

3:00pm – 3:30pm - Tea and coffee break (in the exhibition hall)

3:30pm – 4:00pm  - Mr. Yuan Guoliang, Chairman of V-Tong Science and Technology
"World's first commercial production line producing fully vitrified ceramic tiles using 40-80% CCP recovered materials."

4:00pm – 4:30pm - Prof. Chris Swan, Tufts University
"Production of synthetic lightweight aggregates with fly ash and waste thermoplastics"

4:30pm – 5:00pm  - KNAUF, Gypsum Wallboard

6:30pm – 8:30pm 
Dinner and Entertainment - Hosted by Shuozhou Municipal Government

September 26 

8:30 – 9:00 - Prof. Wang Dongmin, China University of Mining and Technology: 
"Coal ash technologies and there development in China"

9:30 – 10:00 - Dr. He Shijun, Tsinghua Univerisity,
"Coal Combustion Products in Agricultural Applications in China."

10:00 – 10:30 - Dr. Duan Pengxuan, Beijing Building Materials Group
"Manufacture of high-strength alpha gypsum by FGD gypsum."

10:30 – 11:00 - Tea break (in the exhibition hall)

11:00 – 11:30 - Sinoma Technology and Equipment Group
"Fine-grinding of CCP's with a proprietary vertical mill design."

11:30 – 12:00 - Dr. Tom Robl, University of Kentucky
"Chemical and Physical Characteristics of Ponded Ash from Shuozhou Landfill: Production of Portland/CSA hybrid cements from these materials."

12:30 – 2:00pm - Lunch

2:00pm – 2:30pm - Ms. Anne Oberlink, UK Center for Applied Energy Research 
"Control of Swelling from Fluidized Bed Combustion Spent Bed Materials"

2:30pm – 3:00pm - Dr. Frederick Kinney, CeraTech Inc. 
"High-performance hydraulic cements in mass concrete and wastewater treatment applications."

2:30pm – 3:00pm - Presentation 16

3:00pm – 3:30pm - Tea and coffee break (in the exhibition hall)

3:30pm – 4:00pm - Mr. Bob Jewell (UKCAER), Mr. Qingfa Su (Longjing Environmental)
"The Use of Dry Scrubber Materials in Cement and Concrete Applications."

4:00pm – 4:30pm - Presentation 18

4:30pm – 5:00pm  - Presentation 19

6:30pm – 8:30pm 
Dinner and Entertainment

September 27th

SHUOZHOU: Days Hotel and Conference Center

6:30am – 8:30am - Breakfast

9:00am – 11:30am - Exhibition
9:00am – 11:30am - Business matching meetings
9:00am – 11:30am - Seminars:

  1. Lightweight sintered aggregates
  2. High-volume fly ash concrete
  3. Developments in Geopolymers 
  4. CCP storage
  5. Landfill management and reclamation

11:30am – 1:30pm


2:00pm – 4:30pm
Visit to Industrial Park and Research Center
Visit companies in the Industrial Park:

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Dinner and closing ceremony

September 28th

Shuozhou and surrounding area:


9:00am – 10:30am

Visit Shuozhou Chongfu Temple

10:30am – 11:30am

Travel to The Wooden Pagoda, built circa 1056
Visit the Great Wall of China

11:30am – 12:30pm

Light lunch


International guests fly from Datong to Beijing, then depart for home.

Later Event: September 21
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