APERC Annual Conference

APERC Annual Conference 2020 11 and 14-16 September 2020, Online

Energy Security Workshop (Part 1)

ESW Moderator Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC
ESW Coordinator Ms. Fang-Chia Lee, APERC
ESW-0 Overview of APERC Energy Security Research Mr. Munehisa Yamashiro, Vice President, APERC
ESW-1 Energy Security in APEC: What can really be done? A Practical Perspective Dr. Jyuung-Shiauu Chern, Lead Shepherd, APEC Energy Working Group
ESW-2 Energy Security in Changing Energy Markets Dr. Peter Hartley, Professor, Rice University
ESW-3 Energy Security in Dynamic Geopolitics: Where is it heading? Dr. Ken Koyama, Chief Economist, IEEJ
ESW-4 ASEAN Cooperation for Energy Security Focusing on ASEAN Grid Connection Dr. Nuki Agya Utama, Executive Director, ASEAN Centre for Energy
ESW-5 Role of Strategic Petroleum Reserve: US Experience Mr. Glen Sweetnam, Former Strategic Advisor, Office of International Affairs, U.S. DOE
Discussion
Wrap up and Closing Remarks Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC

Energy Security Workshop (Part 2)

ESW Moderator Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC
ESW Coordinator Ms. Fang-Chia Lee, APERC
ESW-0 Overview of APERC Energy Security Research Mr. Munehisa Yamashiro, Vice President, APERC
ESW-6 Consumer-Producer Dialogue Contribution to Energy Security Mr. Joeseph McMonigle, Secretary General, International Energy Forum
ESW-7 The Role of U.S. Shale Gas in Trade Wars amid COVID-19: Comparing U.S. Pressures on Nord Stream 2 in Europe and Demands on LNG Sales to Asia Dr. June Park, Political Economist, National Research Foundation of Korea
ESW-8 Thailand’s Experience on Energy Security Dr. Twarath Sutabutr, Inspector General, Ministry of Energy, Thailand
Discussion
Wrap up and Closing Remarks Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC

Session 1A: Climate Change (Part 1)

In this year signatories to the Paris Agreement will submit revised NDCs. This will address the following questions:
• What progress has been made since the ratification of the Paris Agreement?
• What are the expectations for the revised NDCs?
• What policy or market tools are available, but not widely used, to support decarbonization ambitions?
S1 Moderator Mr. James Kendell, Senior Vice President, APERC
S1 Coordinator Dr. Gigih Atmo, APERC
Welcome and Introduction Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC
S1-0 CO2 Emissions in the 7th Edition of the APEC Outlook Dr. Gigih Atmo, APERC
S1-1 Pathways to Limit Global-Mean Temperature Rise to 1.5 °C Dr. Shinichiro Fujimori, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University
S1-2 Development of the Carbon Market in Singapore Mr. William Pazos, Chief Operating Officer of AirCarbon, Singapore
S1-3 Renewable Energy Initiatives to Support Malaysia’s Climate Change Mitigation Actions Mr. Hazrey Tomyang, Undersecretary of Renewable Energy Division, Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of Malaysia
Discussion

Session 1B: Climate Change (Part 2)

In this year signatories to the Paris Agreement will submit revised NDCs. This will address the following questions:
• What progress has been made since the ratification of the Paris Agreement?
• What are the expectations for the revised NDCs?
• What policy or market tools are available, but not widely used, to support decarbonization ambitions?
S1 Moderator Mr. James Kendell, Senior Vice President, APERC
S1 Coordinator Dr. Gigih Atmo, APERC
S1-0 CO2 Emissions in the 7th Edition of the APEC Outlook Dr. Gigih Atmo, APERC
S1-4 IEA’s Energy and Climate Priorities towards COP26 Ms. Mechthild Wörsdörfer, Director of Sustainability, Technology and Outlooks, International Energy Agency, Paris, France
S1-5 Innovative Policies under the Paris Agreement Framework (Article VI) Mr. Eric Williams, Program Director, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Centre (KAPSARC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Discussion

Session 2A: Investments (Part 1)

The ongoing energy transition requires a substantial amount of investment in technologies and processes. This session considers the following questions:
• How can public and private entities prepare for investment opportunities in a dynamic energy system?
• What expectations are there for the scale and timing of investments?
• How can policy design support and lower barriers to investment?
S2 Moderator Mr. James Kendell, Senior Vice President, APERC
S2 Coordinator Mr. Mathew Horne, APERC
Welcome and Introduction Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC
S2-0 Investment in the 7th Edition of the APEC Outlook Mr. Mathew Horne, APERC
S2-1 U.S. Electricity Infrastructure Pathways through 2050 Dr. Benjamin Leibowicz, Assistant Professor, Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, United States
S2-2 Green Bonds for Financing Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy Dr. Dina Azhgaliyeva, Asian Development Bank Institute, Tokyo, Japan
Discussion

Session 2B: Investments (Part 2)

The ongoing energy transition requires a substantial amount of investment in technologies and processes. This session considers the following questions:
• How can public and private entities prepare for investment opportunities in a dynamic energy system?
• What expectations are there for the scale and timing of investments?
• How can policy design support and lower barriers to investment?
S2 Moderator Mr. James Kendell, Senior Vice President, APERC
S2 Coordinator Mr. Mathew Horne, APERC
Welcome and Introduction Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC
S2-0 Investment in the 7th Edition of the APEC Outlook Mr. Mathew Horne, APERC
S2-4 The Global Energy Transformation and its Implications on Technology Pathways, investment needs and costs Mr. Nicholas Wagner, Programme Officer, IRENA, Bonn, Germany
S2-5 Investment in Carbon Cioxide Removal Processes and Technology Mr. Dominic Rassool, Senior Consultant, Global CCS Institute
Discussion

Session 3A: Data and Modeling (Part 1)

APERC is redeveloping its suite of macro-economic and energy systems models and is utilizing more data science techniques. This session will survey relevant modeling and data analysis techniques to inform ongoing and future APERC model development, data management, and other research activities.
S3 Moderator Mr. James Kendell, Senior Vice President, APERC
S3 Coordinator Mr. Hugh Marshall-Tate, APERC
Welcome and Introduction Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC
S3-0 8th Edition Outlook: Preliminary Projections Mr. David Wogan, Assistant Vice President, APERC
S3-1 Accelerating Renewable Development in China Dr. Gang He, Assistant Professor, Stony Brook University, New York
Discussion

Session 3B: Data and Modeling (Part 2)

APERC is redeveloping its suite of macro-economic and energy systems models and is utilizing more data science techniques. This session will survey relevant modeling and data analysis techniques to inform ongoing and future APERC model development, data management, and other research activities.
S3 Moderator Mr. James Kendell, Senior Vice President, APERC
S3 Coordinator Mr. Hugh Marshall-Tate, APERC
Welcome and Introduction Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC
S3-0 8th Edition Outlook: Preliminary Projections Mr. David Wogan, Assistant Vice President, APERC
S3-2 Advances in Transport Sector Modeling Dr. Sonia Yeh, Professor, Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden
S3-3 Data Management in OSEMOSYS Dr. Will Usher, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
S3-4 Long-Term Oil Price Forecasting Dr. Jennifer Considine, KAPSARC visiting researcher and Senior Research Fellow, University Dundee, Scotland
Discussion