Date: 20 November 2015
Venue: The Library, Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square, Bangkok, Thailand
Organized by Energy Research Institute, Chulalongkorn University (CU-ERI) and The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)
Supported by Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)
Welcoming and Opening Remarks:
Dr. Dawan Wiwattanadate, Director, CU-ERI, Thailand
Keynote Address: Mr. Akihiko Uchikawa, Minister – Economic Section, Embassy of Japan in Thailand, Japan
Special Lecture1: "Thailand’s Energy Policy and Power Development Plan"
Dr. Twarath Sutabutr, Director-General, Energy Policy and Planning Office (EPPO), Ministry of Energy (MOEN), Thailand
Introductory Lecture: "The Importance of Power Supply Mix on Energy Security and Sustainable Development"
Session 1: Current Situation of Power Policy and Coal Power Generation and Perspectives in ASEAN and East Asia
Dr. Yanfei Li, Energy Economist, Energy Unit, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)
Moderator: Dr. Weerin Wangjiraniran, Researcher, CU-ERI, Thailand
S1-1:"Coal Power Generation in ASEAN Countries and its Role in Energy Security"
Dr. Joni Jupesta, Manager of Policy Research and Analytics Programme, ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE)
S1-2: "Power Policy and National Development Plan in Indonesia"
Mr. Jarman, SOE Leader of Indonesia, Director General for Electricity, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR), Indonesia
S1-3: "Power Policy and National Development Plan in Malaysia"
Mr. Somasundram Ramasamy, Senior Undersecretary, Energy Division, Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA), Malaysia
S1-4: "Coal Power Generation in India and its Role in Economic Efficiency"
Special Lecture2: "Clean Technology and Thailand's Coal-fired Power Plant Pollution Control Policy"
Mr. Prosanto Pal, Senior Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), India
Dr. Wijarn Simachaya, Director General, Pollution Control Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE), Thailand
Session II: Clean Coal Technology – Current Status and Perspectives
Moderator: Dr. Viboon Sricharoenchaikul, Deputy Director, CU-ERI, Thailand
S2-1: "Economic Benefits of Introduction of CCT in the EAS Region"
Dr. Phoumin Han, Energy Economist, Energy Unit, ERIA
S2-3: "Achievements and Future Activities in Operation of Clean Coal Technology"
Mr. Atsushi Kimura, Manager of Mechanical Engineering Group, Fukushima IGCC Design Center, Thermal Power Department, Fuel & Power Company, Tokyo Electric Power Company, Inc. (TEPCO), Japan
Session Ⅲ: Social Prospects of Power Generation Business
Moderator: Dr. Sopitsuda Tongsopit, Researcher, CU-ERI, Thailand
S3-1: "Public Acceptance on Nuclear and Coal Power in European Countries"
Ms. Tomoko Murakami, Senior Economist, Manager of Nuclear Energy Group, Strategy Research Unit, IEEJ, Japan
S3-2: "Public Concerns on Coal/Nuclear and Risk Communications"
Prof . Surichai Wun'geao, Former Director, CU-SRI, Thailand
S3-3: "Public Communication and Public Acceptance on Coal Power Plant"
Mr. Ichiro Kutani, Assistant to Managing Director, Senior Economist, Manager of Global Energy Group 1, Strategy Research Unit, IEEJ, Japan
Mr. Veerapon Puangpitayavut, External Relations Director, BLCP Power Station, Thailand