Event

International Symposium Program 2017AY

Prospect of Decarbonization after the Paris Agreement

Date and Time
Thursday 8th February 2018 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Venue:
Fukutake Learning Theater (B2 Floor), Fukutake Hall, The University of Tokyo Hongo Campus
http://fukutake.iii.u-tokyo.ac.jp/english/access.html

Language:
Japanese, English (Simultaneous interpretation)

Organizers:
Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo
INPEX CORPORATION

Co-Organizer:
The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)

・Preregistration is required.
・Admission Free
・We will stop accepting applications once all the places are taken.

Registration Form
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Objective

There are still many uncertainties with regard to the speed and extent of decarbonization following the Paris Agreement, which is making business and investment decisions more difficult. With the participation of internationally renowned experts, this Symposium aims at highlighting international situation related to climate change, policy and technology trends towards low carbon economy and consequent investment climate and then elucidating key implications for Japanese policy/business direction.

Time Schedule

14:00-14:10
Opening Remarks:
Mr. Naoki Kuroda, Senior Corporate Advisor, INPEX CORPORATION
14:10-14:50
Keynote Speech 1:
Ms. Laura Cozzi, Head of Energy Demand Outlook Division, World Energy Outlook, International Energy Agency
14:50-15:30
Keynote Speech 2:
Dr. Keigo Akimoto, Chief Researcher, Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE)
15:30-16:10
Keynote Speech 3:
Mr. Shigeru Suehiro, Senior Economist, The institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)
16:10-16:30
Break
16:30-17:30
Panel Discussion
Moderator :
Prof. Jun Arima, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo

Panelists :
Ms. Laura Cozzi (IEA)
Dr. Keigo Akimoto (RITE)
Mr. Shigeru Suehiro (IEEJ)
Dr. Oliver Geden, Head of EU/Europe Division, German Institute for International and Security Affairs
17:30-17:55
Question and Answer Session
17:55-18:00
Closing Remarks:
Dean Toshiaki Iizuka, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo