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International Symposium
Removing the Barriers to RE Development in Japan

4 March 2015

English-Japanese simultaneous interpreting available

  • Adair Turner
  • Ali Izadi
  • Steve Sawyer
  • Tom Brown
  • Alexandre Roesch
  • Dorte Fouquet
  • Hiroshi Takahashi
  • John A. Mathews
  • Eric Martinot
  • Hans-Martin Henning
  • Tomas Kaberger
  • Teruyuki Ohno
  • Mika Ohbayashi
Date and Time: 10:00-17:40(Gate opens at 9:30)
Wednesday 4 March 2015
Venue: Iino Hall
(4F 2-1-1 Uchisaiwaicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) Access
Organizer: Japan Renewable Energy Foundation
Supported by: Ministry of the Environment, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry,
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Admission: Symposium: Free
Reception: 3000 yen
Prior registration required.

Welcome Remarks
Masayoshi SonMasayoshi Son(Video Message), Founder and Chairperson, Japan Renewable Energy Foundation DL
Tomas Kåberger, Chair of Executive Board, Japan Renewable Energy Foundation

Keynote Speech: The Climate Change Challenge: Where do we Stand?
Adair Turner, Senior Fellow, Institute for New Economic Thinking DL

Session 1 Global Renewable Energy Expansion and Japan
Moderator:Ali Izadi-Najafabadi Head of Japan, Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Steve Sawyer, Secretary General, Global Wind Energy Council DL
Hideyuki Ohnishi, Country Executive - Japan, GE Power & Water, GE International, Inc. DL

Manabu Takamoto, President, Japan Wind Power Association DL
Shinichi Suzuki, Secretary General, Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association DL


Session 2 High integration of RE to the Market and Policies - Challenges for Japan
Moderator: Mika Ohbayashi, Director, Japan Renewable Energy FoundationDL

Tom Brown, Senior Researcher, Energynautics GmbH DL
Alexandre Roesch, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Policy Department, European Photovoltaic Industry Association DL
Dörte Fouquet, Lawyer/Partner, Becker Buettner Held DL
Hiroshi Takahashi, Research Fellow, Economic Research, Fujitsu Research Institute DL

Session 3 Sustainable “Energy Mix” for the Future
Moderator:Tomas Kåberger, Chair of Executive Board, Japan Renewable Energy Foundation

Teruyuki Ohno, Executive Director, Japan Renewable Energy Foundation DL
John A. Mathews, Professor, MGSM, Macquarie University DL DL
Eric Martinot, Professor, Beijing Institute of Technology DL
Hans-Martin Henning, Deputy Director & Director, Division Thermal Systems and Buildings, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE DL

Concluding Remarks
Takejiro Sueyoshi, Vice-Chair of Executive Board, Japan Renewable Energy Foundation

Reception (18:00 - at Room A, Iino Hall & Conference Center)


External Links

  • JCI 気候変動イニシアティブ
  • 自然エネルギー協議会
  • 指定都市 自然エネルギー協議会
  • irelp
  • 全球能源互联网发展合作组织

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