APERC Annual Conference

APERC Annual Conference 2006 8 and 9 March 2006, Keio Plaza Hotel, Tokyo, Japan

Wednesday, 8 March 2006

Opening Session

OS-1 Welcoming Remarks Mr. Masaharu Fujitomi, President, APERC
OS-2 Introduction of APERC Research Activities Dr. Yonghun Jung, Vice President, APERC

Session 1: Energy Demand and Supply Outlook

S1-1 APEC Energy Demand and Supply Outlook Dr. Yonghun Jung, Vice President, APERC
S1-2 International Energy Outlook: Understanding the Effects of High Oil Prices Mr. Glen Sweetnam, Energy Information Administration (EIA), U.S.A.

Session 2: Energy Supply Issues

S2-1 APEC Energy Outlook Mr. I Gusti Suarnaya Sidemen, APERC
S2-2 Investment for Energy Sector in APEC Ms Naoko Doi, APERC
S2-3 Energy Supply from Russia Dr. Vladimir I. Ivanov, Senior Economist, Economic Research Institute for Northeast Asia (ERINA), Japan
S2-4 Oil and Gas Resources: Uncertainty and Future Additions to Reserves Dr. Donald L. Gautier, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S.A.

Thursday, 9 March 2006

Session 3: Energy for the Future

S3-1 China's Energy Resource and Environmental Constraint for Economic Development Prof. Zhou Fengqi, Energy Research Institute (ERI), China
S3-2 Renewed Global Interest in Coal: Coal Supply & Demand, Price Trends and Advanced Coal Utilization Mr. Yoshimitsu Mimuroto, Senior Research Fellow, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan, (IEEJ), Japan
S3-3 Energy Security and Energy Efficiency Dr. Allan Hoffman, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.S.A.
S3-4 Financing Energy Infrastructure in the Greater Mekong Subregion Ir. Anthony J. Jude, Principal Project Specialist, Mekong Infrastructure Division , Asian Develpment Bank

Session 4: New Projects for 2006-2007

S4-1 Proposal for 2006/07: Theme of Research Studies Dr. Yonghun Jung, Vice President, APERC
S4-2 Middle Eastern Energy Supplies and Political Develpment Dr. Hossein Askari, Iran Professor of International Business and International Affairs, The George Washington University, U.S.A.
S4-3 Energy Planning and Nuclear Power in Asia Dr. Sueo Machi, Commissioner, AEC Japan

Closing Session

Round table discussion on policy issues in the APEC region
Wrap-Up Dr. Yonghun Jung, Vice President, APERC
Closing Remark Mr. Masaharu Fujitomi, President, APERC
Chair's Concluding Remark Prof. Kenichi Matsui