Date: Friday, April 23, 2021
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Agenda Speakers' Profile
【Theme】"Carbon Neutral：What Does This Mean for the World"
Opening Remarks: Mr. Masakazu Toyoda, Chairman & CEO, IEEJ
Session I: Can the World achieve Carbon Neutral ?
Moderator:Mr. Hiroki Kudo, Board Member, Director, IEEJ
Dr. Kenneth Medlock III*, Senior Director, Center for Energy Studies, Rice University's Baker Institute
Mr. Allan Fogwill, President & CEO, Canadian Energy Research Institute, Canada
Dr. Fuqiang Yang, Senior Advisor, Climate Change and Energy Transition Program (CCETP), Institute of Energy, Beijing University
Special Speech:Current status of the revision toward the New Strategic Energy Plan
Mr. Shin Hosaka, Commissioner, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
Session Ⅱ:Can Developing Countries pursue the dual goal of Carbon Neutral and Economic Growth ?
Moderator: Ms. Yukari Yamashita, Managing Director, Director, IEEJ
Mr. Wim Thomas*, Former Chief Energy Advisor, Shell Strategy Business environment, Shell International BV
Dr. Siri Jirapongphan, Former Minister of Energy, Thailand, Current Advisor to the Minister of Energy, Thailand
Dr. Leena Srivastava, Deputy Director General for Science, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Session Ⅲ:How will the Middle East respond to the global Carbon Neutral movement ?
Moderator:Dr. Ken Koyama, Senior Managing Director, Chief Economist, IEEJ
Prof. Paul Stevens*, Distinguished Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources, Chatham House, UK
Dr. Raja Almarzoqi, Former Advisor, Middle East and Central Asia Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin, Former Director General, Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, Kuwait
Closing Remark:Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC
※ IEEJ Distinguished Fellow of IEEJ