International Symposium
Bioenergy as a strategy for decarbonized economy (Tokyo)
―Latest findings from the European trends
22 May 2017

The role of bioenergy is being redefined as a necessary balancing power source for solar and wind power generation, which are showing rapid growth throughout the globe. In the symposium, latest trends in bioenergy policies and technologies will be introduced by experts from Sweden and the world. We hope this will provide new insights for compiling integrated bioenergy policies and visions in Japan.

Date & Time :

Monday, 22nd May 2017 14:00-17:40 (13:30 venue open)
(Japanese-English simultaneous translation available)

Venue :

Iwasaki Koyata Memorial Hall, International House of Japan, Tokyo

Organized by :

Renewable Energy Institute
Embassy of Sweden to Japan, Office of Science and Innovation
World Bioenergy Association 

Supported by :

Japan Woody Bioenergy Association (JWBA) 

Admission :

Free (prior registration required)  
*Registration for this session has been closed. Thank you for your interest.
 The symposium in Nagano is still open for registration.

Program :

As of April 12 2017. The program and speakers are subject to change.
  • Tomas Kåberger, Chair of Executive Board, Renewable Energy Institute
  • Remigijius Lapinskas, President, World Biomass Association (WBA)
  • Speaker from Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (tbc)
  • Jean-Marc Jossart, Secretary-General, European Biomass Association (AEBIOM)
  • Minoru Kumazaki, Chairman, Japan Woody Bioenergy Association
  • Volker Lentz, German Biomass Research Centre (DBFZ)
  • Björn Forsberg, Chairman of the board, World Thermal Service AB (WTS)
  • Karin Haara, Executive Director, World Bioenergy Association (WBA)
  • Takanobu Aikawa, Senior Researcher, Renewable Energy Institute
and others

For more information, please contact us:

Renewable Energy Foundation
8F, DLX Building, 1-13-1 Nishi-Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0003
TEL: 03-6895-1020 / FAX: 03-6895-1021
E-mail: conference※ (Please change ※ into @)