The 6th IEEJ / APERC Joint International Energy Symposium

Date: Friday, April 23, 2021
Operated by ZOOM

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
*Presentation Material

Mr. Allan Fogwill, President & CEO, Canadian Energy Research Institute, Canada
*Presentation Material

Dr. Fuqiang Yang, Senior Advisor, Climate Change and Energy Transition Program (CCETP), Institute of Energy, Beijing University
*Presentation Material

Panel Discussion

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
*Presentation Material

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)
*Presentation Material

Panel Discussion

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
*Presentation Material

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
*Presentation Material

Panel Discussion

Closing Remark:Dr. Kazutomo Irie, President, APERC

※ IEEJ Distinguished Fellow of IEEJ