Coal and the Global Energy Market will be the theme for the 2008 Coal Trading Conference, December 10-11 at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City. Registration is now open by clicking here (need the URL). The full conference agenda is available from the website of the conference sponsors, the American Coal Council and Coal Trading Association.
The keynote speakers at this year’s event will be Dennis Gartman, editor of The Gartman Letter. Consistently rated the conference’s top speaker at previous events, Gartman will offer a global financial market outlook. Nationally know journalist Aaron Brown will be the luncheon speaker. Brown, the former anchor of CNN’s flagship NewsNight with Aaron Brown will provide a post-election recap, and an assessment of how the elections will affect the legislative agenda.
Other speakers and panels will consider the international coal outlook and what the new regulatory and political landscape means for coal and coal trading. A session is also planned presenting bull and bear perspectives on the future of the coal industry. The closing session will be an encore of the popular Trading Trends panel, featuring some of the coal trading industry’s leading authorities.
The two-day event will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 10, with the Coal Trading Association annual business meeting. That evening the conference begins with a welcoming reception. The full-day conference program will be held on Thursday, December 11.
Early bird registration is $695 for Coal Trading Association and American Coal Council members, $840 for nonmembers. After November 7 registration will be $825 for members, $970 for nonmembers. Click here to register.
The Millennium Broadway Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Times Square. The hotel is offering a limited number of hotel rooms is available at the special conference rate of $399 a night.