APERC/IEEJ Joint Conference

The 7th IEEJ / APERC International Energy Symposium Multiple Pathways to Carbon Neutrality - Reality, Innovation, and Resilience -

Opening Remarks

Mr. Tatsuya Terazawa, Chairman and CEO, IEEJ

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

Moderator Mr. Toshiyuki Sakamoto, Board Member, Director, IEEJ
S1-1 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
S1-2 Next-Generation Nuclear Energy in a Decarbonized Energy System Mr. John Kotek, Senior Vice President, Policy Development & Public Affairs, Neclear Energy Institute (NEI), USA
S1-3 CCUS in Japan and Asia Mr. Yoshikazu Kobayashi, Senior Economist, Manager, CCUS Group, Fossil Energies & International Cooperation Unit, IEEJ
Panel Discussion & Q&A

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

Moderator Ms. Yukari Yamashita, Managing Director, IEEJ
S2-1 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)
S2-2 Asian developing countries' pathways to carbon neutrality Dr. Leena Srivastava, Deputy Director General for Science, Directorate, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
S2-3 Financing Asian developing countries' pathways to carbon neutrality Dr. Dina Azhgaliyeva, Research Fellow, Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)
Panel Discussion & Q&A

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

Moderator Dr. Ken Koyama, Senior Managing Director, Chief Economist, IEEJ
S3-1 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
S3-2 The complexity of navigating energy transitions Dr. Kenneth Medlock III*, Senior Director, Center for Energy Studies, Rice University's Baker Institute
S3-3 Security of Energy Transitions Mr. Keisuke Sadamori, Director of Energy Markets and Security, International Energy Agency (IEA)
Panel Discussion

Closing Remarks

Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC