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Japan Renewable Energy Foundation

Japan Renewable Energy Foundation

Events - Conference

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International Symposium
REvision2015 Removing the Barriers to RE Development in Japan

Date and Time:
10:00-17:40(Gate opens at 9:30)
Wednesday 4 March 2015
Iino Hall
(4F 2-1-1 Uchisaiwaicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)


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
Symposium: Free

*Speakers and agenda are subject to change

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

10:20 -10:50
Keynote Speech: The Climate Change Challenge: Where do we Stand?
Adair Turner, Senior Fellow, Institute for New Economic Thinking

11:00 - 12:30
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
Hideyuki Ohnishi, Country Executive - Japan, GE Power & Water, GE International, Inc.
Manabu Takamoto, President, Japan Wind Power Association
Shinichi Suzuki, Secretary General, Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association

14:00 - 15:30
Session 2 High integration of RE to the Market and Policies - Challenges for Japan
Moderator: Mika Ohbayashi, Director, Japan Renewable Energy Foundation

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

15:50 - 17:20
Session 3 Sustainable “Energy Mix” for the Future
Moderator: Tomas Kåberger, Executive Board Chair, Japan Renewable Energy Foundation

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

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