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GMI Coal Mines Subcommittee Meeting

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Date4 March 2021
Location: Online
Industry Sector: Coal Mines
The 30th GMI Coal Mines Subcommittee meeting will be held on Thursday, 4 March 2021 at 14:00 UTC. The virtual meeting is being held in conjunction with UNECE’s 16th Annual Session of the Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane (3-4 March 2021). You can confirm the local time of the meeting for your time zone by clicking here.  The meeting will be conducted on UNECE’s Intreprefy platform with simultaneous interpretation in English, French and Russian.

The draft agenda for the Coal Mines Subcommittee meeting is below:
  • Welcome from UNECE and GMI, 14:00-14:10 UTC
    • Ray Pilcher, Chair, UNECE Group of Experts on CMM
    • Volha Roshchanka on behalf of GMI Coal Mines Subcommittee Co-Chairs
  • GMI Secretariat Update, 14:10-14:20 UTC
    • Monica Shimamura, GMI Secretariat
  • Overview of Tools and Resources Available through GMI and CMOP, 14:20-14:30 UTC
    • Volha Roshchanka, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (United States)
  • Tools to Assist with Evaluating CMM Project Opportunities in Active Mines and AMM Resources, 14:30-14:40 UTC
    • Ozgen Karacan, U.S. Geological Survey (United States)
  • A Training Simulator for Management of Underground Methane Drainage Boreholes, 14:40-14:50 UTC
    • David Creedy, Sindicatum Sustainable Resources (UK/China)
  • CMM and AMM Calculation Methods in German Hard Coal Mines, 14:50-15:00 UTC
    • Stefan Möllerherm, Research Center of Post-Mining (Germany)
  • Pre-feasibility Study Training by GMI, 15:00-15:10 UTC
    • Clark Talkington, Advanced Resources International (United States)
  • CMM Project List: Analysis of Current Status & Trends, 15:10-15:20 UTC
    • Nazar Kholod, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (United States)
  • Summary of Action Items and Adjourn, 15:20-15:30 UTC
    • GMI Coal Mines Subcommittee Co-Chairs
If you plan to attend any of the meetings organized by UNECE, please complete the UNECE registration. If you already registered through UNECE for the complete series of meetings, you can also register with GMI to receive a calendar invite for the Subcommittee meeting as well as a notification when presentations become available on the GMI website.

Event Resources

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GMIGMI Coal Subcommittee Meeting Agenda
(PDF, 212 KB, 1p)
GMIGMI Coal Subcommittee Meeting Bios
(PDF, 226 KB, 2pp)