APERC/IEEJ Joint Conference

IEEJ 50th / APERC 20th Anniversary Joint Symposium 2016 26-27 May 2016,Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo,Japan

Thursday, 26 May 2016

IEEJ 50th / APERC 20th Anniversary Joint Symposium 2016

Opening Remarks Mr. Masakazu Toyoda, Chairman & CEO, IEEJ
Keynote Speech Mr. Satoshi Kusakabe, Commissioner, ANRE, METI

Session 1

How do we approach and deal with the current energy challenges? (Wildly swinging oil price, Geopolitical uncertainty, Nuclear safety, Climate change, Impact of the market liberalization)
Moderator: Ms. Kaori Iida, Sr. Editor, Economic News Div., Japan Broadcasting Corporation
Session 1-1 Dr.Paul Stevens, Distinguished Fellow, Chatham House(RIIA), UK
Session 1-2 Dr. Jonathan Stern, Chairman, Natural Gas Research Programme, OIES, UK
Session 1-3 Dr. Tatiana Mitrova, Research Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University SIPA
Session 1-4 Dr. Ken Koyama, Managing Director, Chief Economist, IEEJ
Session 1-5 Dr. Kamel Ben Naceur, Director, Sustainability, Technology and Outlooks, IEA
Session 1-6 Dr. Cary Bloyd, Senior Staff Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, US

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Session 2

Can APEC play a role as ”Trump Card” to address common energy challenges in the region? (Enhanced energy efficiency, Cleaner fossil fuel, Cheaper renewable energy, Safe nuclear and Energy security)
Moderator: Mr. Takato Ojimi, President, APERC
Session 2-1 Ms. Cecilia Tam, Special Advisor, APERC
Session 2-2 Dr. Sanjayan Velautham, Executive Director, ASEAN Centre for Energy
Session 2-3 Dr. Nan Zhou, Deputy Group Leader, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US
Session 2-4 Dr. Ross Lambie, Department of Innovation, Industry and Science, Australia
Session 2-5 Mr. Nobuo Tanaka, President, Sasakawa Peace Foundation
Session 2-6 Dr. Phyllis Yoshida, Lead Shepherd, APEC Energy Working Group

Friday, 27 May 2016

IEEJ 50th / APERC 20th Anniversary Joint Symposium 2016

Keynote Speech "Essence of the Energy Mix Development and Lessons Learned that should be Shared with the World" Mr. Masahiro Sakane, Councilor, Komatsu Ltd.

Session 3

Is it possible to reconcile economic prosperity with climate sustainability? (How should INDC be evaluated? What should be done for technology transfer? How should new technology be developed?)
Moderator: Mr. Hachinari Shimazu, Journalist
Session 3-1 Dr. Hardiv Harris Situmeang, Chairman, Indonesian National Committee -WEC
Session 3-2 Dr. Venkatachalam Anbumozhi, Senior Energy Economist, ERIA
Session 3-3 Mr. Mitsutsune Yamaguchi, Special Advisor, RITE
Session 3-4 Mr. Akihiro Kuroki, Managing Director, IEEJ
Session 3-5 Dr. Li Zhidong, Professor, Nagaoka University of Technology, China
Session 3-6 Dr. Gerry Thomas, Imperial College London, UK

Thursday, 27 May 2016

IEEJ 50th / APERC 20th Anniversary Joint Symposium 2016

Special Speech "Can Nuclear recover its trust?" Mr. William Magwood, Director General, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency

Session 4

Is there a realistic Best Global Energy Mix for 2030 ? (Geopolitical uncertainty, Result of the shale gas revolution, Climate change, Nuclear safety, New technology development, Benefits and drawbacks of market liberalization)
Moderator: Mr. Yasuhiro Goto, Professor, Asia University
Session 4-1 Ms. Yukari Yamashita, Board Member, Director, IEEJ
Session 4-2 Dr. Marwan Masri, President Emeritus, Canadian Energy Research Institute, Canada
Session 4-3 Dr. Kenneth Medlock, Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, US
Session 4-4 Dr. Robert Whitney, Emeritus Chair, Business NZ Energy Council, NZ
Session 4-5 Mr. Wim Thomas, Shell International, Netherlands
Session 4-6 Mr. Mario Marasigan, OIC-Assistant Secretary, DOE, the Philippines
Closing Remarks Mr. Takato Ojimi, President , APERC