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International Symposium on Renewable Energy
Objective

After the big accident of Fukushima nuclear power plants, the Investigation Subcommittee on Energy Supply was formed in the Science Council of Japan and published the first report on the present status of renewable energies in September, 2014. Following this report we are going to hold an international symposium on renewable energies. The major topics are present status and future prospects of renewable energies.

■Time and date: Thursday 12th February 2015, 13:00 - 17:45
■Venue: Auditorium of the Science Council of Japan(SCJ)
■Capacity: Up to 250 seats
■Organiser: Co-organised by Science Council of Japan(SCJ) and Japan Science and Technology Agency

※Attendance is free, but advance registration is necessary
※Simultaneous interpretation

Program

The program may be subject to a minor change.

Opening address(Science Council of Japan)
13:00~13:10
Takashi Onishi
President of Science Council of Japan
Keynote lecture
13:10~13:40


“Current and future of renewable energy in Germany”
Shikibu Oishi
Senior Advisor for Trade Policy and Economics
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Tokyo


13:40~14:10



“Abstract Presentation on United States Energy Policy”
Jeffrey A. Miller
Energy Attaché
EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TOKYO, JAPAN
Director, U.S. Department of Energy Japan Office


14:10~14:40




“Electricity generation system having a high share of renewable energy”
Koichi Yamada
Deputy Director-General, Center for Low Carbon Society Strategy(LCS), Japan Science and Technology Agency(JST)
Executive Advisor, Office of the President, the University of Tokyo


14:40~15:00
20-minute break


Panel discussion
15:00~15:20
(1)Introduction



“Brief summary of the subcommittee report”
Ken-ichiro Ota
Hiroshi Segawa
A member of the Investigational Subcommittee for SCJ on Energy Supply


15:20~17:40
(2)Panel discussion
Moderator

Hikaru Hiranuma
Research Fellow, Project Manager
The Tokyo Foundation
Panelist


Shikibu Oishi
Senior Advisor for Trade Policy and Economics
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Tokyo




Jeffrey A Miller
Energy Attaché
EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STAES OF AMERIKA TOKYO, JAPAN
Director, U.S. Department of Energy Japan Office



Paul Roberts
First Secretary
New Zealand Embassy, Tokyo



Koichi Yamada
Deputy Director-General, Center for Low Carbon Society Strategy(LCS), Japan Science and Technology Agency(JST)
Executive Advisor, Office of the President, the University of Tokyo




Michio Kondou
Deputy Director-General,
Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute
Surpervisory Innovation Coordinator, Research and Innovation Promotion Headquarters



Hiroyuki Ohsaki
Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences
The University of Tokyo



Tetsuo Saitou
Bureau Director Strategy Planning
Japan Wind Power Association



Ken-ichiro Ota
Professor, Green Hydrogen Research Center
Yokohama National University




Hiroshi Segawa
Professor
Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology
The University of Tokyo
Closing address
17:40~17:45


Koichi Yamada
Deputy Director-General, Center for Low Carbon Society Strategy(LCS), Japan Science and Technology Agency(JST)
Executive Advisor, Office of the President, the University of Tokyo
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Access

Auditorium of the Science Council of Japan
7-22-34 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan 106-8555
http://www.scj.go.jp/ja/other/info.html

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Contact

Center for Low Carbon Society Strategy(LCS),
Japan Science and Technology Agency(JST)

E-Mail:lcs@jst.go.jp