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GRIPS-US Embassy Joint Energy Forum "The Future of Energy: Clean and Renewable Energy for a Sustainable and 'Smart' Society"

GRIPS-US Embassy Joint Energy Forum
Time 13:10-18:10, Mon, 13th May, 2013
Place Soukairou Hall (1F, GRIPS)
Sponsorship National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Embassy of the United States of America, Tokyo, Japan
Language Japanese and English (Simultaneous Translation Avilable)
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Program

Time Sessions
13:10-16:10 PART I: GRIPS-U.S. Embassy Joint Forum on the Energy Future
13:10-13:20
Opening Ceremony
Master of Ceremony: Tateo Arimoto, Professor, GRIPS
13:20-15:00
Speech Session
Naoya Kaneko, Fellow, Center for Research and Development Strategy, Japan Science and Technology Agency
"Global Comparison of Research and Development toward Sustainable Energy Future"
Hiroshi Takahashi, Research Fellow, Economic Research Center, Fujitsu Research Institute
"Possibility of Renewable Energy in Japan - Policy Development after March 11"
Paul Komor, Energy Education Director, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) and Lecturer, Environmental Studies Program, University of Colorado Boulder
"Opportunities in Renewable Energy"
Alan K. Meier, Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
"Will Japan Become the World's Electricity Laboratory?"
15:00-15:10

Break (10min.)

15:10-16:10
Panel Discussion Session:
Panelists:
Naoya Kaneko, Fellow, Center for Research and Development Strategy, Japan Science and Technology Agency
Hiroshi Takahashi, Research Fellow, Economic Research Center, Fujitsu Research Institute
Paul Komor, Energy Education Director, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) and Lecturer, Environmental Studies Program, University of Colorado Boulder
Alan K. Meier, Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Ryohei Hinokuma, HVAC Market Research Engineer, Daikin US Corporation
Commentator:
Yoshito Sengoku, Visiting Scholar, GRIPS (Former Chief Cabinet Secretary, Japan)
Moderator:
Atsushi Sunami, Associate Professor, GRIPS
16:10-16:40

Break

16:40-18:10 PART II: GRIPS Forum "Energy at a Turning Point -The Sustainability of the Power Supply System-" (tentative)
16:40-18:10
Speaker: Yoshito Sengoku, Visiting Scholar, GRIPS / Former Chief Cabinet Secretary
Master of Ceremony: Atsushi Sunami, Associate Professor, GRIPS

Application,Inquiry

Please register by clicking here and filling out the form by 9 May, 2013.
* If you cannot open the form, please send an email to gripsforum(at)grips.ac.jp [change at to @] indicating: (1) your attendance to Part I, Part II, or both (2) name (3) affiliation (4) job title.
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