TUESDAY APRIL 25, 2023 10:00 – 16:00 JST

Welcome and Introduction
Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC

Session 1. Role for oil and gas.

•What is the current situation for oil and gas markets?
•When will gas markets come back into balance?
•How has under-investment in oil and gas factored into the current energy crisis?

10:05 – 11:30 20 min/speaker

Mr. Glen Sweetnam, Senior Vice President, APERC
The Impact on EU gas and LNG markets of the reduction in Russian gas supplies
Prof. Jonathan Stern, Distinguished Research Fellow, The Oxford Energy Institute for Energy Studies (OIES), UK
Russia and the energy crisis
Dr. Tatiana Mitrova, Research Fellow, Centre on Global Energy Policy, School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University, USA
Natural Gas in China – Prospects for the Future
Dr. Lei Yang, Deputy Dean, Institute of Energy in Peking University, China
Outlook for US oil and natural gas
Mr. Lucian Pugliaresi, President, The Energy Policy Research Foundation (EPRINC) , USA
Coffee break
Discussion and Q&A
Lunch break (Crown Room B1)

Session 2. Decarbonization technologies and policies

•What policies have been effective at reducing CO2 emissions?
•What emerging energy security issues should be anticipated during the energy transition?
•What are the true costs of decarbonization?

13:30 – 15:00 20 min/speaker

Dr. David Wogan, Assistant Vice President, APERC
Decarbonization policies
Dr. Peter Hartley, George A. Peterkin Professor of Economics MEECON Co-Director, Rice University, USA
An energy system roadmap to carbon neutrality in China
Prof. Zhongying Wang, Director General, Energy Research Institute, National Development and Reform Commission, China
Critical material supply: resource concentration and value chain
Dr. Michelle Foss, Fellow in Energy, Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, USA
Real cost of decarbonization
Mr. Leon R. Roose, Specialist, Hawai‘i Natural Energy Institute, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University of Hawai‘i
Coffee break
Discussion and Q&A
Reception Dinner (Ohka 2F)

WEDNESDAY APRIL 26, 2023 9:30 – 12:15 JST


Session 3. Balancing affordability during the energy transition with a focus on southeast Asia

•How are policymakers responding to the energy crisis?
•Who bears the cost of ensuring affordability?
•Are affordability concerns affecting decarbonization plans?

9:30 – 11:20 20 min/speaker

Mat Horne, Senior Researcher, APERC
Government’s role in maintaining energy affordability and security
Mr. Chrisnawan Anditya, Head of Planning Bureau, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Indonesia
Malaysia’s governments efforts to ensure affordable energy
Dr. Afiza binti Idris Director, Energy Division, Ministry of Economy, Malaysia
Viet Nam’s response to high natural gas prices
Dr. Nguyen Linh Dan, PhD, Lecturer, Department of Industrial Economics, School of Economics and Management, Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Viet Nam
Thailand’s response to high natural gas prices and views on energy transition
Dr. Poonpat Leesombatpiboon Executive Director, Office of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Energy of Thailand
Southeast Asia Energy Outlook
Mr. Toru Muta, Senior Energy Analyst, World Energy Outlook, International Energy Agency (IEA)
Coffee break
Discussion and Q&A
Concluding remarks
Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC