An International Energy Security Symposium "Japan’s Energy Conundrum ~ Future outlook of Japan's energy security"
(Tuesday, October 23, 2018)

The Sasakawa Peace Foundation is honoured to invite you to attend an international symposium on Japan's energy security, with Dr. Phyllis Yoshida.

Report: Japan’s Energy Conundrum: A Discussion of Japan’s Energy Circumstances and U.S.-Japan Energy Relations

In this symposium, we also invite Mr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency by taking the opportuny of his visit in Japan and ask him a special speech on Japan's energy security.

We wish this symposium would help your understanding about the current situation and issues on Japan's energy security. We look forward to welcoming you all.(first 200 applicants)
SPF Invites You to Attend An International Energy Security Symposium "Japan’s Energy Conundrum ~ Future outlook of Japan's energy security"
Dates & Time
Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 14:00 - 17:30 (Registration starts at 13:30)
Venue
11th Floor, International Conference Hall
The Sasakawa Peace Foundation Bldg.
1-15-16 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8524,Japan(Map
Speaker
Dr. Philliys Yoshida, Senior Fellow at the Sasakawa Peace Foundation
Mr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency


Phyllis Genther Yoshida is the Senior Fellow for Energy and Technology at the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA. Prior to joining Sasakawa USA, she served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia, Europe, and the Americas at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).




Fatih Birol (born 22 March 1958, in Ankara) is a Turkish economist and energy expert, who has been the Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA) since 1 September 2015. He previously served as the Chief Economist and Director of Global Energy Economics at the IEA in Paris.

Organizer
The Sasakawa Peace Foundation
Program:

Japan’s Energy Conundrum ~ Future outlook of Japan's energy security

14:00

Opening
14:00-14:05 Opening Remarks:
Nobuo Tanaka, Chairman , The Sasakawa Peace Foundation

14:05-14:35

Keynote Speech: "Japan's Energy Conundrum"

≪Speaker≫
Phyllis Yoshida, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow for Energy and Technology, SPF-USA

14:35-15:40

1st Session : Japan's current energy security issues

≪Speaker≫
Yukari Yamashita, Board Member, Director, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan
Dr. Satoshi Fujii, Council, Advisor to the Cabinet and Professor of Kyoto University
Shota Kobayashi, Manager, Market Development, Enel X

≪Moderator≫
Jun Arima, Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, Tokyo University

15:40-15:50

Break

15:50-17:00

2nd Session : Japan's enegy security in the future

≪Speaker≫
Dr. Robert Feldman, Visiting Professor, the Tokyo University of Science and Technology
Yasuyo Yamazaki, President, Sun-Based Economy Association
Nobuo Tanaka, Chairman, The Sasakawa Peace Foundation

≪Moderator≫
Dr. Hideaki Shiroyama, Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, Tokyo University

17:00-17:30

Closing Speech

≪Speaker≫
Dr Fatih Birol
Executive Director, International Energy Agency, Paris

17:30

Closing
Language
English/Japanese with simultaneous interpretation
Other
Admission is free. Registration is required.
Reservation
Should you wish to participate, please fill out the application form from this page by 5PM on Monday Oct. 22, 2018.
* Seating is limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
* Please kindly be noted that we do not offer parking area.
Contact
Ms. Nishijima
International Peace and Security Department
Mail: anpo-event@spf.or.jp
Tel: 03-5157-5162
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