Clearwater Clean Energy Program Announcement

The 44th International Technical Conference on Clean Energy

The Clearwater Clean Energy Conference

 June 16 to 21, 2019

Clearwater, Florida, USA

To Learn More About Innovations That Are Meeting The Challenges to Energy Utilization From The World’s Key Planners, Leading Experts and “Super Scientists”

In The Most Comprehensive Program on Energy Technologies With Representatives From Six Continents, Then You Must Attend

We are devoting a Plenary Session on Tuesday morning to:
The Legacy of Prof. Janos M. Beer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Chair: Dr. Ashwani Gupta, University of Maryland — Prof. Beer died in December and we want to honor his memory by having former students reference their work and how it relates to what they are doing today. Prof. Beer was instrumental in making this conference what it is today.  We have just learned that our previous Conference Committee Chair, Prof.-Dr.Ing. Klaus R.G. Hein, will also be in attendance to honor Prof. Beer.
The Agenda

Sunday, June 16th

9:00 – 11:00 a.m. – Fundamental Experiments and Modeling for Direct-Fired Supercritical CO2Combustion, Prof. Subith Vasu, Center for Advanced Turbomachinery and Energy Research (CATER), University of Central Florida

11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. – Combustion Tuning: Why and How, Alan Paschedag, Covanta, Inc., and J.J. Letcavits, American Electric Power

1:30 p.m.  – 3:30 p.m. – Catalysts and Sorbents for Pollution Control Evan Granite, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy

3:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. – Course 4

Monday, June 17th

8:30 a.m.—Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Center – Exhibit Center

9:00 a.m. – Morning Keynote Address & Panel:

Dr. Randy Gentry, Chief Research Officer and Deputy Director, Science & Technology, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy

Panel:  Commercialization of R&D Technologies, Chair:  Massood Ramezan, KeyLogic

11:30 a.m. – Lunch in the Exhibit Center

12:45 p.m. – Afternoon Keynote Address & Panel: Industrial Boiler Dispatched during Energy Emergencies, Robert Bessette, Council of Industrial Boiler Operators

 Panel:  Impact of Renewables on Grid Stabilization, Dr. Ronald Breault, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy

3:15 p.m. Break in the Exhibit Center

3:45 p.m. – Four Concurrent Technical Sessions

Session 1 – CO2Capture, Storage & Reuse I
Dave Hopkinson and Victor Kusuma, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy

Session 2 – Grid Stability
Dr. Ronald Breault, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy

 Session 3 – Oxy-Combustion I
Prof. Terry Wall, University of Newcastle, Australia &
Klas Andersson, Chalmers University, Sweden

 Session 4 – Coal Upgrading for Value Added Products
Gerardine Botte, Ohio University

5:30 p.m. Beach Party(Poolside, Weather Permitting)

Tuesday, June 18th

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Center

8:00 a.m. Four Concurrent Technical Sessions

Session 5 – Advances in Analytical and Testing Techniques
Dave Osborne, Somerset Coal, Australia

 Session 6 – Modeling
Dr. Edmundo Vasquez, Clean Energy Technologies

 Session 7 – Data Analytics and Advanced Control Strategies I
Larry Shadle, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy

Session 8 – Gasification for Power & Chemicals I
Massood Ramezan, KeyLogic

10:00 a.m. Break – Exhibit Center

10:30 a.m. – Plenary:  The Legacy of Prof. Janos M. Beer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Ashwani Gupta, University of Maryland

12:10 p.m. – Lunch – Exhibit Center

1:30 p.m. – Panel: Waste To Energy, Chair:  Dr. Ashwani Gupta, University of Maryland

 3:30 p.m. – BreakExhibit Center

4:00 p.m.  Four Concurrent Technical Sessions

 Session 9 – Radiation
Brad Adams, Brigham Young University

 Session 10 – CO2Capture Storage & Reuse II
Dave Hopkinson and Victor Kusuma, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy

 Session 11 – Advanced Cycles for Power Generation
Horst Hack, Electric Power Research Institute

 Session 12 – Data Analytics and Advanced Control Strategies II
Dr. Ronald Breault, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy

Wednesday, June 19th

 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Center

 8:00 a.m. Four Concurrent Technical Sessions

Session 13 – Recovery of Rare Earth Minerals
Eric Eddings, University of Utah

 Session 14 – Biomass & Biomass Cofiring I
Les Marshall, Ontario Power Generation, Canada

 Session 15 – Chemical Looping I
JoAnn Lighty, Boise State University

 Session 16 – Combustion & Gasification I
Ashwani Gupta, University of Maryland and Weihong Yang, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

10:00a.m. – Break – Exhibit Center

10:30 a.m. Four Concurrent Technical Sessions

Session 17 – Energy From Waste
Alan Paschedag, Covanta

 Session 18 – Combustion Emissions
Dr. Edmundo Vasquez, Clean Energy Technologies and Byron Burrows, TECO

 Session 19 – Chemical Looping II
Robert Stevens, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy and
Andrew Tong, Ohio State

 Session 20 – PC Fired Units
J.J. Letcavits, AEP 

 11:50 a.m. – Lunch in the Exhibit Center

 1:30 p.m. Two Concurrent Panels –

 Treating and Recovering Value from Mineral Residues, Dave Osborne, Somerset Coal

 Emissions: The Current Status,  Dr. Edmundo Vasquez, Clean Energy Technologies

 3:30 p.m. – Break in the Exhibit Center

4:00 p.m. – Four Concurrent Technical Sessions

Session 21 – Oxy-Combustion II
Pro. Terry Wall, University of Newcastle, Australia and
Klas Andersson, Chalmers University, Sweden

 Session 22 – Supercritical CO2
Suhyeon Park, University of Central Florida and
Josh Stanislowski, UNDEERC

Session 23 – Fuels Production
Dushyant Shekhawat, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy

 Session 24 – Combustion & Gasification II
J.J. Letcavits, AEP &
Alan Paschedag, Covanta

5:45 p.m. — Conference Committee Meeting — Sand Key Room

Thursday, June 20th

 7:30 a.m. – Continental Breakfast in the Island Ballroom

 8:00 a.m. – Four Concurrent Technical Sessions

 Session 25 – Advanced Benefication
Dr. Dave Osborne, Somerset Coal, Australia

 Session 26 – Data Analytics and Advanced Control Strategies III
Dr. Ron Breault, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy

Session 27 – Alternative Fuels for Gas Turbines
Dr. Ashwani Gupta, University of Maryland

 Session 28 – Gasification for Power & Chemicals II
Massood Ramezan, KeyLogic and Kunlei Liu, University of Kentucky

9:40 a.m. – Break – Island Ballroom

10:10 a.m. – Four Concurrent Technical Sessions

Session 29 – Biomass & Biomass Cofiring II
Les Marshall, Ontario Power Generation, Canada

 Session 30 – Novel Design for Advanced Unit Operations
Dave Lyons, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy

 Session 31 – Upgrading Natural Gas, 
Evan Granite, National Energy Technology Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy

 Session 32 – Fluidized Bed Units
Fredrik Lind, Chalmers University, Sweden

11:30 a.m. – Lunch in the Island Ballroom – Presentation of the Best Student Paper Award and Roundtable Wrap-up Discussion – Bring your ideas and suggestions for next year’s conference.

Friday, June 21st

 6:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast in Lobby 2 for Polk Power Plant and Covanta Tour Participants

 7:00 a.m. – Departure of Polk and Covanta Tours

 7:30 a.m. – Conference Committee Chairs Meeting

he Conference Committee has extended the deadline for the Call for Papers and it may be accessed by clicking here  2019 Call for Papers

To give you an idea of what to expect from our conference, this is the Official Program for the 43rd International Technical Conference on Clean Energy that ran from June 3 to 8, 2018, at the Sheraton Sand Key in Clearwater, Florida, USA.  2018 Official Program

Last Year’s Conference:  The program for the 43rd International Technical Conference on Clean Energy, June 3 to 8, 2018, Clearwater, Florida, USA, can be accessed right here 2018 Official Program

This will give you an overview of our conference and what you can expect in June, 2019.
If You Want To Learn More About Innovations That Are Meeting The Challenges to Energy Utilization From The World’s Key Planners, Leading Experts and “Super Scientists” In The Most Comprehensive Program on Energy Technologies With Representatives From Six Continents And You Want To Know About What Is Happening and What Will Happen, This Is The Conference To Attend.

MISSION STATEMENTIncreased demand – coupled with energy security issues, uncertainty in the oil sector, and tightening environmental regulations – make this conference a must for those involved in all aspects of power generation who must meet the competitive pressures and environmental concerns in the 21st century.

Through the Technical Sessions, Short Courses, and Panels, cutting-edge develop-ments dealing with technical solutions to problems; specific strategies; projects; innovations; industry trends; and/or regulatory compliance will be offered. The program presents an extensive overview of emerging, evolving, and innovative technologies, fuels and/or equipment in the power generation industry. We seek papers from all countries worldwide.