【Theme】"Carbon Neutral:What Does This Mean for the World"

Mr. Masakazu Toyoda, Chairman & CEO, IEEJ

Session I

Can the World achieve Carbon Neutral ?
Moderator:Mr. Hiroki Kudo, Board Member, Director, IEEJ

Dr. Kenneth Medlock III, Senior Director, Center for Energy Studies, Rice University's Baker Institute (Distinguished Fellow of IEEJ)
Mr. Allan Fogwill, President & CEO, Canadian Energy Research Institute, Canada
Dr. Fuqiang Yang, Senior Advisor, Climate Change and Energy Transition Program (CCETP), Institute of Energy, Beijing University

Special Speech

Current status of the revision toward the New Strategic Energy Plan
Mr. Shin Hosaka, Commissioner, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

Session Ⅱ

Can Developing Countries pursue the dual goal of Carbon Neutral and Economic Growth ?
Moderator: Ms. Yukari Yamashita, Managing Director, Director, IEEJ

Mr. Wim Thomas, Former Chief Energy Advisor, Shell Strategy Business environment, Shell International BV (Distinguished Fellow of IEEJ)
Dr. Siri Jirapongphan, Former Minister of Energy, Thailand, Current Advisor to the Minister of Energy, Thailand
Dr. Leena Srivastava, Deputy Director General for Science, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)

Session Ⅲ

How will the Middle East respond to the global Carbon Neutral movement ?
Moderator:Dr. Ken Koyama, Senior Managing Director, Chief Economist, IEEJ

Prof. Paul Stevens, Distinguished Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources, Chatham House, UK (Distinguished Fellow of IEEJ) 
Dr. Raja Almarzoqi, Former Advisor, Middle East and Central Asia Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin, Former Director General, Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, Kuwait
Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC