2024 EFBC CONFERENCE AGENDA

Zeroing In on the Energy Future!

Zeroing In on the Energy Future!

Disney Yacht Club Resort, Orlando, Florida, USA

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Dress Code: Business Casual

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

Asbury Rotunda

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Early Arrivals Reception

Registration at Reception: Sea Breeze
(Rain Back-up: Asbury Hall A-B)

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Dress Code: Business Casual

7:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Golf, Fishing and Other Networking Activities

7:00 AM – 11:30 AM

FISHING TOURNAMENT

Location: Grand Floridian Resort
Captain’s Shipyard – Marina
(Pre-registration required)

Sponsors
Tournament: Crimson Coal Corp
Prizes: Crimson Coal Corp
Hats: Blackhawk Mining

7:00 AM – 1:30 PM

GOLF TOURNAMENT

Location: Disney’s Palm Golf Course
(Pre-registration required)

Sponsors
Tournament: Mineral Labs, Inc
Prizes: Mineral Labs, Inc
Lunch: Emerald International Corp
Beverages: Eco Solution Distributing & Robindale

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

NETWORKING

Location: TBA
(Pre-registration required)

Sponsors
HMS Bergbau AG

1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

Location: Asbury Rotunda

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

CLOSED

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

Location: Yacht Club Marina
(Rain Back-up: Asbury Hall A-B)

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Welcome Reception

Location: Yacht Club Marina
(Rain Back-up: Asbury Hall A-B)

Sponsors
Blackhawk Mining
Florida Gas Transmission (FGT)
Energy Transfer
Glencore
Ingram Barge
Knight Hawk Coal, LLC

Thursday, May 9, 2024

Dress Code: Business Casual

7:30 AM – 1:00 PM

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

Asbury Rotunda

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

Breakfast

Location: Ashbury A-B

Sponsors
American Dedicated Rail Services
Gas South
Seminole Electric
Sunrise Coal, LLC
TrinityRail

8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Keynote, Plenary and Sessions

Location: Grand Harbor Ballroom South

8:30 AM – 8:40 AM

Moderator

Jim Thompson

Introductions & Announcements

8:40 AM – 8:50 AM

Conference Chair

Claston Sunanon

Board Member

Welcome & Intro

8:50 AM – 9:40 AM

Plenary Speaker

Michelle Bloodworth

President and CEO

Our Reliability Message is Getting Through

9:40 AM – 10:25 AM

Lars Schernikau

Shareholder

Why are Coal, Solar and Wind Power so Interlinked

10:25 AM – 10:40 AM

Refreshment Break

Location: Foyer

Sponsors
Columbia Resource Group
Moran Towing Corp

10:40 AM – 11:40 AM

Keynote Speaker

Joe Craft

Chairman, President\CEO

Energy Reliability in America is a National Security Issue

11:40 AM – 12:30 PM

Melinda Montgomery

Sr. Director, Engineering & Advanced Analytics

SERC Regional Long-Term Assessment & Risk Trend Overview

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Lunch

Location: Ashbury A-B

Sponsors
Western Fuels Association
Crounse Corporation
Natural Resource Partners
Carbon Partners, Inc.

7:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Reception & Dinner

Location: Shipwreck Beach

Dress Code: Casual (shoe drop available)

Partnering Sponsors
ACNR Coal Sales, Inc.
Alliance Resource Partners LP
CONSOL Energy Inc.
CSX Transportation
Foresight Coal Sales LLC
Javelin Global Commodities Ltd

Friday, May 10, 2024

Dress Code: Business Casual

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

Location: Asbury Rotunda

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Breakfast

Location: Asbury A-B

Sponsors
East Side River Transport
Eco Material Technologies
Pocahontas Land Company

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Sessions

Location: Grand Harbor Ballroom South

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM

Moderator

Jim Thompson

Intro, Golf and Fishing Awards, Drawing

9:15 AM – 9:50 AM

Seth Schwartz

Managing Director

Managing Coal and Gas Supply in a Volatile Power Market

9:50 AM – 10:30 AM

Joe Forkum

Vice President of Coal

One CSX Coming to Life

10:30 AM – 11:10 AM

Jared Kaiser

CEO and Co-Founder

Southeast Natural Gas Fundamentals Think About It This Way

11:10 AM – 11:15 AM

Drawing

MODERATOR
JIM THOMPSON

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

The Honorable

Senator Rick Scott

United States Senate

Our Nation’s Energy

12:00 PM – 12:05 PM

Closing & Drawing

MODERATOR
JIM THOMPSON

Sponsor
The Energy Authority/TEA

12:05 PM – 12:20 PM

Refreshment Break

Location: Foyer

Sponsor
SAI Gulf, LLC