Wednesday, 26 February 2003

Opening Session

Welcoming Remarks
Mr. Masaharu Fujitomi, President, APERC

Session1: Energy Security in the APEC Region

Energy Security
Mr. Gary Eng, APERC
The APEC Energy Security Initiative: Implementation Issues
Ms Vicki Brown, Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources, Australia
Energy Security Strategies
Mr. Robert Manning, State Department, U.S.A.
Energy Security: Northeast Asia and Russia
Dr. Vladimir I. Ivanov, Economic Research Institute for Northeast Asia (ERINA), Japan
East Asia Premium and International Cooperation
Dr. Joonbeom Lee, Korea National Oil Corp., Korea
Asian Premium of Crude Oil and Importance on Development of Oil Market
Dr. Yoshiki Ogawa, General Manager, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ), Japan

Session 2: Investment Issues in the Energy Sector

Investment Outlook: Challenges for APEC Region's Development
Ms Naoko Doi and Mr. Juan Ramon Mota, APERC
Power Sector in Asia and Related Financing Issues
Ms Aya Yamazaki, International Finance Department I, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), Japan
World Energy Outlook 2003 Insights: Global Energy Investment Challenges
Dr. Fatih Birol, Chief Economist, Economic Analysis Division, International Energy Agency (IEA)
Global Energy Finance: The Emerging Landscape
Mr. Reinhold Heus, FairCourt Capital, U.K.
Implementing Gas Projects in Greater China
Mr. Michael Williams, MFW Consultants, Australia

Thursday, 27 February 2003

Session 3: Gas Market Reform

APEC Natural Gas Market Reform
Mr. Jeff Skeer, APERC
Impacts of Gas Market Reform in Australia
Mr. Joe Dimasi, Executive General Manager, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Australia
Gas Market Reform in Korea and its Implications to Asia-Pacific LNG Trade
Dr. Dongin Lee, Head, Center for Gas Economics and Managment, Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS), Korea
The Reform of Gas Market in China
Dr. Wei Lu, Development Research Center, State Council of China, China
Natural Gas Market Reform: The Canadian Experience
Mr. Glenn Booth, Chief Economist, National Energy Board, Canada

Session 4: Energy Efficiency Policy Evaluation

Energy Efficiency Policy Evaluation
Dr. Oleg Sinyugin, APERC
Evaluating Energy-Efficiency Policy: Lessons Learned
Dr. Ernst Worrell, Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, U.S.A.
Experience in Energy Efficiency Programs in Thailand
Mr. Samerjai Suksumek, Policy and Plan Analyst, Energy Policy and Planning Office (EPPO), Ministry of Energy, Thailand
Energy Efficiency in China
Mr. Li Tienan, Director, China Certification Center for Energy Conservation Product (CECP), China

Closing Session

Round table discussion on policy issues in the APEC region
Dr. Yongun Jung, Vice President, APERC
Chairman's Concluding Remarks
Dr. Hassan Ibrahim