Monday, May 8th “Welcome to Coal Networking”
02:00 – 09:00 pm service desk available in the hotel lobby to register/pick up name badge
06:00 - 08:00 pm Get together to network at Regence Beach (no dinner)
Radisson Blu Hotel
Tuesday, May 9th Conference, room “Baie des Anges”
9:30 am Begin Registration, service desk in front of “Baie des Anges”
10:30 am Welcome speech by Alex Bethe, Chairman of the VDKi Board
11:00 am Dr. Stephan Riezler, Division Manger Market, STEAG Power GmbH:
Hard Coal situation from the perspective of a power plant operator – retro- and prospect
11:30 am Interview with Holger Weiß, Head of Materialsmanagement GKM AG:
Crisis Management in Winter 2022/2023 from the perspective of the power plant operator GKM
12:00 pm LUNCH at the hotel’s restaurant “Le 233”
02:00 pm Janina Lam, Head of Research, Oldendorff Carriers GmbH:
Current logistic situation in Germany and Europe
02:30 pm Dr. Lars Schernikau, HMS Bergbau AG, Energy Economist:
Energy security in Europe without coal – how is it going?
03:00 pm Concluding words by Alex Bethe
06:00 pm “Farewell evening” on invitation by Oldendorff Carriers GmbH & Co. KG
Hotel „Le Méridien“ Nice, 1 Promenade des Anglais

The conference is supported by D&A Shipping, HMS AG, EP Resources AG and Alfred H Knight.