International Symposium: Climate Change and Coal (May 29th, 2015)
International Symposium: Climate Change and Coal
|Date||May 29th, 2015 (Friday) Open 9:10, 9:30～1８:00|
|Location||Bellesalle Jinbocho, Room4+5（Chiyodaku,Tokyo）|
|Access||3-2-1 Nishikannda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Sumitomo Fudosan Chiyoda First Bldg. South
|Concept||This symposium aims to gain insight from leading experts on climate change and coal-fired thermal energy, share their vast knowledge and experiences, and encourage discussion on Japan’s role in this field.
The first session will focus on the role of coal thermal power as an electricity source in Japan while the second session focuses on financing of overseas coal-fired thermal energy projects.
|Program (Speakers/ titles are tentative)
Language: Japanese with simultaneous English translation
|Part 1: Is Coal a Sensible Solution for Japan’s Electricity Needs?
１．Electricity market and coal: Experiences Overseas
James Leaton, Research Director, Carbon Tracker
Christoph Podewils, Director of Communication,
Nick Mabey, Chief Executive and Founding Director, E3G
２．The Situation in Japan
Kenichi Oshima, Professor, Ritsumeikan Univ.
Kimiko Hirata, International Director, Kiko Network
３．Panel Discussion – The Concept of Electricity in Japan
Part 2: Is Efficient Coal Technology a Solution for Sustainable World?
１．Coal and Sustainable Development
Adina Relicovschi, Senior Environment Expert,
２．Finance to Coal Projects
Rafael Senga, Energy Policy Asia Pacific Manager
The Role of Japan in International Coal Financing
|Maximum number||Approximately 180 people|
|Application||Please send e-mail with the subject “5/29 Application for International Symposium Climate Change and Coal” and please provide the following information:
2. contact mail address,
3. affiliation (optional),
4. questions/message (if any) to the CC Symposium Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Information with fax form (PDF) is also available.
|Event Logistics||CC Symposium Planning Commitee|
|Contact||CC Symposium Planning Commitee
6F, Ichibancho-Murakami Bldg., 9-7, Ichibancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0082, JAPAN e-mail: email@example.com