GMI Coal Subcommittee Meeting

7 November 2019 | Salle XI, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


12:00 - 12:10 Welcome, Opening of the Meeting and Adoption of the Agenda
Subcommittee Co-Chairs
12:10 - 12:20 ASG Updates and the Global Methane Challenge
Monica Shimamura, GMI Administrative Support Group (ASG)
12:20 - 12:50 Partner Country Updates (5-7 mins each)
Colombia (TBD)
India (TBD)
Ukraine (TBD)
United States
12:50 - 13:00 Project Network Updates
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 - 15:00 After-lunch coffee in front of Salle XI
15:00 - 15:15 Subcommittee Report
Subcommittee Co-Chairs
15:15 - 15:30 Upcoming Events for Subcommittee Participation:
  • Planned events (China CBM/CMM Symposium; VAM Study Tour in China; UNECE Sustainable Energy Meeting in Georgia)
  • Other events (World Mining Congress in Australia; International Coal Conference in Pittsburgh; North American Mine Ventilation Symposium in USA)
Moderator: Subcommittee Co-Chair Volha Roshchanka
15:30 - 15:45 Subcommittee Action Plan: Update and Future Priorities Discussion
Subcommittee Co-Chairs
15:45 – 16:35 CMM Incentives and Market Opportunities
  1. Incentives for CMM and AMM Project Opportunities in China
    Han Jiaye, China Coal Information Institute
  2. Incentives for CMM and Carbon Markets in the United States
    Phil Kong, Advanced Resources International
  3. Global Carbon Markets and Incentives for CMM Projects
    Clark Talkington, Advanced Resources International
16:35 – 17:05 Discussion on CMM Incentives and Market Opportunities
Moderator: Richard Mattus, RM Consulting
17:05 – 17:50 Planning for the Upcoming Global Methane Forum: March 23-27, 2020
  • Overview by UNECE Group of Experts / GMI
  • Proposals of topics to cover during UNECE Group of Experts meeting on March 23
  • Proposals of topics to cover during Coal Subcommittee meeting on March 23, e.g.:
    • Financing CMM or AMM projects
    • Monitoring, Reporting, Verifications (MRV) methodologies for CMM or AMM
Moderator: Monica Shimamura, GMI Administrative Support Group (ASG)
17:50-18:00 Summary of Action Items and Adjourn
Subcommittee Co-Chairs