Opening Remarks

Mr. Tatsuya Terazawa, Chairman and CEO, IEEJ

Session 1. Dearbonization technology development and commercialication leading to carbon neutrality

Mr. Toshiyuki Sakamoto, Board Member, Director, IEEJ
NEDO's Activities to Realize the Carbon Neutrality by 2050
Dr. Shigeru Niki, Director General, Sustainable Energy Unit, Tccnology Strategy Center (TSC), New Energy and Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan
Next-Generation Nuclear Energy in a Decarbonized Energy System
Mr. John Kotek, Senior Vice President, Policy Development & Public Affairs, Neclear Energy Institute (NEI), USA
CCUS in Japan and Asia
Mr. Yoshikazu Kobayashi, Senior Economist, Manager, CCUS Group, Fossil Energies & International Cooperation Unit, IEEJ

Special Speech

Current status of the studies to develop the Clean Energy Strategy
Mr. Shin Hosaka, Commissioner, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

Session 2. Asian developing countries' pathways to carbon neutrality

Ms. Yukari Yamashita, Managing Director, IEEJ
Decarbonization of ASEAN Energy System: The Optimum Technology Selection Model Analysis up to 2060
Dr. Han Phoumin, Senior Energy Economist, Research Department, Energy Unit, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia(ERIA)
Asian developing countries' pathways to carbon neutrality
Dr. Leena Srivastava, Deputy Director General for Science, Directorate, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Financing Asian developing countries' pathways to carbon neutrality
Dr. Dina Azhgaliyeva, Research Fellow, Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

Session 3. Stabilization of energy prices and supply/demand balance during the transition period to carbon neutrality

Dr. Ken Koyama, Senior Managing Director, Chief Economist, IEEJ
The Russian Invasion of Ukraine: impact on European gas and LNG Markets
Prof. Jonathan Stern*, Distinguished Research Fellow, Natural Gas Research Programme The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES), UK
The complexity of navigating energy transitions
Dr. Kenneth Medlock III*, Senior Director, Center for Energy Studies, Rice University's Baker Institute
Security of Energy Transitions
Mr. Keisuke Sadamori, Director of Energy Markets and Security, International Energy Agency (IEA)

Closing Remarks

Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC