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Aug. 31 (Wed)
 
12:00
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12:40
SEW-K
World Energy Transitions Outlook
Dolf Gielen
Director,
Innovation Technology Centre,
IRENA

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This presentation will provide the latest insights from the IRENA World Energy Transitions Outlook how to decarbonize the global energy system the coming twee decades. It will emphasize the role of renewable power, electrification of end use sectors, and the complementarities with other strategies. Power systems flexibility for integration of high shares of solar and wind as well as the key role for digitalization will be emphasized. Special attention will be given to the role of green hydrogen and the trade of hydrogen derived commodities, which offers interesting prospects for countries that lack sufficient indigenous renewable resources.

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Bunsho Kure
Partner

McKinsey & Company Inc.

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Bunsho is a partner in McKinsey Tokyo office. He leads firm's Private Equity and Principal Inverstors practice with the focus on sustainability investment and financing. He holds MBA from Harvard Business School and BA in Law from Keio University

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The Front Lines of Building a Hydrogen Supply Chain

Sep. 1 (Thu)
 
12:30
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13:40
FC-K
International Hydrogen Supply Chain Demonstrations
Shigeru Yamamoto
Deputy General Manager,
Hydrogen Strategy Div.,
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.

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Kawasaki Heavy Industries has been developing international hydrogen supply chain since 2010. In the presentation, progress of the world's first Japan-Australia hydrogen supply chain pilot demonstration and hydrogen fueled gas turbine cogeneration demonstration projects and plan to commercialization are presented.

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Challenges to Hydrogen-driven Society
Atsuya Deguchi
General Manager,
Hydrogen Business Strategy Div.,
The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc.

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Kansai Electric Power Company has formulated the "Zero Carbon Vision 2050" and has set the challenge to Hydrogen-driven Society as a pillar of its efforts. In this presentation, we will introduce the related efforts to realize the production, transportation, and supply of hydrogen and its use as a fuel for power generation.

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Initiatives and Future Prospects in Regions at the Forefront of Shaping a Hydrogen-based Society

Sep. 2 (Fri)
 
15:00
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16:10
FC-S
From Yamanashi to the World! Starting a Hydrogen Energy Society in Yamanashi Prefecture
Masaki Sakamoto
Sub Director
New Energy System Promotion Office
Yamanashi Pref. Public Government Enterprise Bureau/
Director, Social Implementation Div.
Social Implementation Div.
Yamanashi Hydrogen Company Inc.

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Yamanashi Prefecture has been promoted in research and development projects for power storage technology since 2010 toward the realization of carbon neutrality. Introducing the operation of a 1.5 MW P2G system demonstrating the conversion from fossil fuels to green hydrogen and the operating company YHC established with Toray and TEPCO Holdings.

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1997-2007 : As a Yamanashi prefecture stuff, Fire and Disaster prevention division. As a prefectural Enterprise Bureau stuff, Power Generation General Control center.
2008-2021 : Yamanashi prefectural Enterprise Bureau Electricity section Research and Development charge. Worked for energy storage system demonstration.

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Lancaster: The Greenest Desert
R. Rex Parris
Mayor,
City of Lancaster

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The City of Lancaster, California, was the first United States City to embrace hydrogen power, earning the moniker of the "First Hydrogen City." Lancaster was the first US net zero energy city and is a decades long leader in green energy.

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R. Rex Parris was first elected as Mayor in 2008. Being a Lancaster native, he was determined to work hard to improve the lives of the members of this great community. He rolled up his sleeves and worked to transform the City of Lancaster into a premier destination for people to live meaningful and fulfilling lives.

Parris has also led the City into forward thinking, unique partnerships with innovative organizations from all over the world, including BYD, which established the first North American electric bus manufacturing plant and battery storage facility. Parris philosophy regarding international partnerships revolves around sharing goals to focus on the worlds welfare. Between the development of green energy projects and Parris tenacity for serving his community with a can do attitude, he has garnered many municipal firsts, including Lancaster becoming one of the worlds first Zero Net Energy Cities. In 2015, Parris established Lancaster Choice Energy, becoming the first city to allow residents and local businesses to choose renewable energy.

With his efforts to embrace hydrogen, he has earned the City of Lancaster the title of the First Hydrogen City. His vision for hydrogen as a way to further decarbonize the city has led to Lancaster attracting innovative hydrogen projects from around the world, including the launch of a Sister Cities Program focused on furthering hydrogen development with Namie, Japan.

Parris is also an accomplished lawyer and the chairman of CarthroniX, a biotech firm working to develop several drugs that treat degenerative diseases.

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Prospects for Solar Towards Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Aug. 31 (Wed)
 
15:00
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16:10
PV-K
Toward the Realization of Net Zero by 2050 -- Expectation for PV--
Kazuya Inoue
Director,
Global Environment Bureau,
Climate Change Policy Div.,
Ministry of the Environment

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In order to achieve net zero by 2050, it is essential to make the most of the abundant renewable energy potential available in Japan, and among these, the importance of solar PV, which has a short lead time, is increasing. This presentation would give an overview of Japan's recent movement towards decarbonized society, as well as the efforts by the Ministry of the Environment.

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After graduating from Waseda University in 1996, Kazuya Inoue has been serving for the Ministry of the Environment for more than 25 years. He is now the Director of the Climate Change Policy Division.

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Current status and prospects of global PV deployment accelerating toward decarbonization
Izumi Kaizuka
Principal Analyst,
RTS Corp./
Deputy manager,
IEA PVPS Task 1

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Global cumulative PV capacity reached over 1 TW. As clean and cheapest electricity PV power is expected significantly contribute to global decarbonization. This lecture will give an latest trends and outlook of global PV market and industry as well as recent status of PV supply chain.

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A Look at the Future of Solar Business Approaching a Turning Point

Sep. 2 (Fri)
 
10:00
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11:10
PV-S
The Compass of the Energy Revolution to Fight the Times of Crisis. ~Let's Achieve the Energy Restoration with the Power of Japan~
Shinichi Suzuki
CEO,
XSOL Co., Ltd./
Director
Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association

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Severe natural disasters, the spread of COVID-19, and Russian invasion to Ukraine. We are now facing "CRISIS ERA" where peace and normalcy are suddenly taken away from us. This presentation will reveal the answers to face such energy security crisis thet means "crisis of lives".

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Current Status and Future Prospects of Turbulent Solar Energy Business
Kanzo Tanimoto
CEO,
afterFIT Co., Ltd.

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The "after FIT" era started, and the solar energy industry has entered a turbulent period. Renewable energy is required not only in a context of "decarbonation" but also "soaring electricity costs", and various chances and challenges have surfaced. This seminar will offer detailed explanation of current status and future prospects of the industry with case examples, clarifying intentions and trends of the government, countries and companies.

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The Frontiers of Battery Technologies that Hold the Key to EV-based Society

Sep. 2 (Fri)
 
10:00
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11:10
BJ-K
Technology Strategy to Support the Spread of EV Buses and Commercial Vehicles and Utilization of New EV Batteries
Yuji Sato
President/CTO,

EV Motors Japan Co., Ltd.

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In addition to introducing the latest vehicles from EV Motors Japan, which develops and manufactures mass-produced commercial EVs, we will consider the technology strategies necessary for the utilization of core batteries, energy management to prevent power concentration, and applied technologies for battery charging in the future.

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Roadmap and Future Strategy for Vehicle Battery of Gotion High-tech
Qian Cheng
Executive Vice President Gotion Global,
Hefei Gotion High-tech Power Energy Co., Ltd.

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The transition to EV is speeding up in the global automobile sector. This speech introduces the LFP, NCM materials and battery technology trends of Gotion high-tech, which ranks the third in China and the seventh in the world in terms of vehicle battery shipment, and its strategy to enter overseas.

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Strategies for Battery Businesses Anticipating a Sustainable Society

Sep. 1 (Thu)
 
12:30
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13:40
BJ-S
Sustainable Battery Production with FREYR Partnership Business Model
Tom Einar Jensen
CEO,
FREYR Battery

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Battery demand is dramatically increased to realize the carbon-neutral society with transition to renewable energy and electrification of all mobility. Sustainability and traceability for battery production from mining to recycling have become essential, and localization of the value chain is required. Freyr Battery, a NYSE listed company born in Norway, is expanding the unique partnership business on the battery material and cell production.

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Prior to and concurrently with FREYR, Mr. Jensen has served as Co-Founder and Partner of EDGE Global LLC. Prior to EDGE Global LLC and FREYR, he served in multiple positions, most recently as Partner and Senior Advisor at SYSTEMIQ Ltd.
Mr. Jensen has also held the position of Executive Vice President at Joule Unlimited and as Chief Executive Officer at Agrinos AS. Prior to that, Mr. Jensen served in various executive positions in finance, strategy, and business development at Norsk Hydro.
He holds an M.Sc. in Finance and Economics from the Norwegian School of Economics.

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A New Era in Li-ion Battery Recycling by Umicore
Charles Stuyck
Business Director,
Battery Recycling Solutions,
Umicore

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Charles Stuyck obtained his Master of Science degree (MSc), in Energy at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium) in 2009 and a Master in General Management from the Vlerick Business School one year later.
In 2010 he joined Umicore where he completed several operations assignments within Electro-Optic Materials business unit, in Belgium and US.
In 2014 he became Sales and Business Developments Manager within the Battery Recycling unit.
In 2020 he moved to a Senior R&D Program Manager role for Rechargeable Battery Material Business Unit, leading large scale innovation programs across the cathode material value chain.
Since June 2022, he is appointed Business Director for the Battery Recycling Business Unit, in charge of global supply, sales and business development, strategic roadmapping & partnerships.

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Latest Trends in Solid-state Battery for Electric Vehicles

Sep. 2 (Fri)
 
15:00
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16:10
BJ-S2
Special Session 2
Latest Technological Development in Solid-state Batteries for EVs
Alex Yu, PhD.
Founder and CTO

Factorial Energy

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Factorial Energy is one of the key innovators in the battery field with its solid-state batteries being among the most promising options for use in next-generation electric vehicles. The expected improved safety behavior allows rethinking battery packs of future electric vehicles.

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Dr. Alex Yu is the co-founder and CTO at Factorial Energy, a solid-state battery development company in the vicinity of Boston. He earned his PhD at Cornell University with a focus on Li-metal-related energy storage systems. Factorial Energy is a spinout of Lionano, a cathode development and manufacturing company that Alex co-founded in 2013 and served as CEO. With the strategic investments of $200 million by Mercedes-Benz, Stellantis, Hyundai and Kia in 2021, Factorial Energy is accelerating its solid-state battery development roadmap.

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Automotive OEM Views on Solid-state Battery Technology
Hansen Chang
Group Lead
Solid State Research
Mercedes-Benz AG

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Solid-state batteries are one of the more promising solutions. In order to be ready for the potential shift to this newer technology Mercedes-Benz has actively been involved in the research and development of SSB technology and its potential impact on the production and design of vehicles.

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Hansen Chang is the group lead for solid-state research program at Mercedes-Benz AG. He has a Bachelors in Chemistry from the University of California Santa Barbara, and a Masters and PhD in chemistry from the Tokyo Institute of Technology.

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The Front Lines of Building Next-gen Power Platforms

Sep. 1 (Thu)
 
10:00
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11:10
SG-K
Evolution of Electric Power Network to the Next Generation
Ryo Gohara
Deputy Director,
Electricity Industry & Market Office, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy,
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

TEPCO Power Grid 's Initiatives for Data-driven Business Operations
Akira Tanehashi
General Manager,
Innovation Promotion Office,
TEPCO Power Grid, Inc.

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As projects for DX at TEPCO Power Grid, the presentation will introduce examples of utilization of various data, e.g. smart-meter data, obtained through the power transmission and distribution systems, and also examples for exploration of AI technology.

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DC Power Transmission Technologies as the Key to Widespread Renewable Energy Adoption

Sep. 2 (Fri)
 
12:30
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13:40
SG-S
Research and Development of High-voltage Direct Current Transmission System
Hidenobu Nishibayashi
Director,
Smart Community and Energy Systems Dept.,
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization

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NEDO is developing multi-terminal high-voltage direct current (HVDC) technology to efficiently interconnect offshore wind power generation, which is expected to expand in the future, with the power grid. In this presentation, the features of HVDC, the results of technological development to date, and the current development status will be introduced.

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Toshiba's HVDC Technologies contributing to realize a carbon neutral society
Kikuo Takagi
Senior Fellow

Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corp.

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High-voltage direct current (HVDC) technology, which has been applied for stable and efficient operation of electric power systems, is now highlighted as it is suitable for long-distance power transmission from renewable energy sources unevenly located far from power demand areas. In this presentation, the demand and technologies expected for HVDC are introduced along with the latest HVDC projects and technologies.

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Future Prospects of Wind Power Towards Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Aug. 31 (Wed)
 
12:30
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13:40
WD-K
The Current Situation of Offshore Wind Power Policy
Takahiro Ishii
Director,
Wind Energy Policy Office,
New and Renewable Energy Div.,
Agency for Natural Resources and Energy,
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

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Offshore wind power is the key to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. In order to further expand the introduction of offshore wind power, it is necessary to steadily enforce the Offshore Wind Promotion Act and make efforts to strengthen the competitiveness of the industry. In this presentation, I will explain the current offshore wind power generation policy from these perspectives.

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The Future of Wind Driven by Energy Security and Decarbonization Commitments
Russell Cato
Managing Director,
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy K.K.

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The energy tension in Europe sends a clear signal-all nations need to prioritize energy security. Wind and green hydrogen are set to play a key role in decarbonizing Japan's power sector, heavy industries and enhancing energy supply resilience. As a technology forerunner and with deep roots in Japan, Siemens Gamesa continues to support the nation's energy transition.

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I have worked in the energy field for over 20 years and I have seen it change its focus from fossil to renewable energy. I have worked in procurement, sales and project execution, both in new plant and service for Japanese companies and overseas companies.

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A Close Look at the Forefront of Offshore Wind

Sep. 1 (Thu)
 
10:00
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11:10
WD-S
From Europe to APAC, RWE's Offshore Wind Development Approach
Jens Orfelt
Regional President,
APAC-Offshore Wind Development,
RWE Renewables

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RWE is a global leader in offshore development in Europe with an ambitious strategy to expand in APAC and other new markets. During this session, RWE shall outline its development and localization approach to new markets and specifically Japan.

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Based in Tokyo, Jens Orfelt holds the position of President, Asia-Pacific (Offshore Development) at RWE Renewables. Jens is a renewable energy professional with over 15 years' experience of developing, construction and operating offshore wind projects in Europe and for the last five years APAC.

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Penta-Ocean Construction Expansion as a Front-runner in Offshore Wind Construction in Japan
Tetsunori Ooshimo
Senior Managing Executive Officer,
Head of Offshore Wind Farm Business Div.,
PENTA-OCEAN CONSTRUCTION Co., Ltd.

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Several Works of Penta-Ocean Construction as a front-runner in offshore wind power
construction in Japan, will be introduced: 1) Achievements, 2) SEP vessels, 3)
Collaboration with DEME Offshore, 4) Overview of Hibikinada OWF and 5) Development of
offshore wind power-related technologies.

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Utilizing Biomass Resources to Achieve a Recycling-oriented Society

Aug. 31 (Wed)
 
10:00
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11:10
BM-K
Measures to Reduce Food Loss and Waste and to Promote Recycling by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Sachiko Mori
Director,

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

NTT Group Aims for the Realization of Sustainable Society by Resolving Issues of Local Industries
Tomotaka Kumagai
Chief Executive Officer,
Biostock Corp.

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In order to realize Decarbonization and a Circular Economy in the area of food and agriculture, it is important to utilize large amounts of food waste as resources instead of incineration. Here, we introduce our activities to solve these issues by "Micro Biogas Plant and IoT Remote Monitoring system".

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Regional Development-oriented Biomass Projects Promoted by Power and Railway Companies

Aug. 31 (Wed)
 
13:30
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14:10
BM-S1
  
Masahiro Inui
Chief Executive Officer,

SymEnergy Inc.

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Local electric power companies and railway companies are indispensable in our daily lives.
We introduce the cases and the reasons why Chugoku Electric Power Co., Inc. and West Japan Railway Company pursue biomass power generation projects for regional development and their thoughts on the future of the region.

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Junji Nakagawa


THE CHUGOKU ELECTRIC POWER CO., Inc.

  
Hiroyoshi Wada
Assistant General Manager,
Business Design Dept.,
West Japan Railway Co.

Wood Biomass Utilization and Local Production for Local Consumption in the Energy Sector

Sep. 1 (Thu)
 
15:00
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16:10
BM-S2
Japan's Policy for Promotion of Woody Biomass Use
Takeshi Ariyama
Deputy Director,
Wood Use Promotion Div.,
Forestry Agency of Japan

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Introducing the current status and issues of energy use of woody biomass in Japan, its position in the new basic plan for forests and forestry, and the direction of future policy development of sustainable energy use of woody biomass.

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Efforts for Decarbonization Centered on Woody Biomass Power Generation
Kazuhiro Moriyama
President & Chief Executive Officer,
Morisho Co., Ltd.

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In the woody biomass power generation industry, which has entered the maturity stage, contributions to decarbonization are required for related industries from upstream to downstream.
It is necessary to improve the environmental evaluation of regional biomass by actively working on decarbonization in related industries centering on biomass power generation such as early-maturing tree cultivation, logging, reforestation, transportation, chip manufacturing, power generation, and electricity retailing. There is.
In this lecture, we will introduce specific business examples of the Morisho Group, such as 100% renewable energy and carbon offsetting, and also outline the flow of stable timber collection and regional cooperation.

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The Future of Corporate Management Amid Decarbonisation Trends

Aug. 31 (Wed)
 
10:00
 - 
11:10
DCM-K
Bunsho Kure
Partner,
McKinsey & Company Inc.

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Bunsho is a partner in McKinsey Tokyo office. He leads firm's Private Equity and Principal Inverstors practice with the focus on sustainability investment and financing. He holds MBA from Harvard Business School and BA in Law from Keio University

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Michitaka Tokeiji
CEO,
Zeroboard Inc.

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Engaged in commodity derivatives, energy x ICT-related business investment at Mitsui & Co., Ltd. Transferred to A.L.I. Technologies Inc., established many energy-related businesses, and environmental value trading systems for national professionals. Proceed with the development of the CO2 emission calculation cloud service "zeroboard". In September 2021, MBO of this business started as Zeroboard Inc.

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Ryo Itoh
General Manager,
Blue Bottle Coffee Japan LLC

The Front Lines of Decarbonisation in the Chemical and Steel Sectors

Aug. 31 (Wed)
 
15:00
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16:10
DCM-S1
Grand Design for Carbon Neutrality by 2050 at Sumitomo Chemical
Hiroshi Ueda
Director & Executive Vice President,
SUMITOMO CHEMICAL Co., Ltd.

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Sumitomo Chemical has formulated its policy and action targets as grand designs to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 and promotes it from both "responsibility" and "contribution". To achieve the 50-year goal, innovation as well as existing technologies are required. In the lecture, we will introduce the developments of innovative technologies and multifaceted efforts as a comprehensive chemical company.

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JFE Steel's Challenges and Issues toward Carbon Neutral
Hiroyuki Tezuka
Fellow,
JFE Steel Co.

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Technology innovation race toward cabon neutrality has started in global industry. Challenges and issues associated with CO2-intensive steel industry towrad carbon nutral will be presented with some examplaes of JFE Steel in this session.

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Mr.Tezuka is the Fellow (Climate Change) at JFE Steel Corporation and the Chairman of Energy Technology Committee at Japan Iron & Steel Federation. Since 2007, Mr.Tezuka has been in charge of Climate Change issues and involved in environmental and energy policy issues in steel industry. On international front, he chaired the Environment Committee at worldsteel Association, and has been chairing the WG on Global Environmental Strategy at Keidanren (Japan Business Federation), as well as the Public & Private Collaborative Meeting between Indian and Japanese Iron & Steel Industry. From March 2021, he started serving as the Vice Chair at Environment & Energy Committee at OECD-BIAC (Business & Industry Advisory Committee). Mr.Tezuka received MBA from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and BE on Applied Physics from The University of Tokyo

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Strategy and Execution of Sustainable Corporate Management

Sep. 1 (Thu)
 
15:00
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16:10
DCM-S2
Seven & i Group's SDGs Initiatives ~Toward the Achievement of "GREEN CHALLENGE 2050" ~
Mayumi Tsuryu
Executive Officer,
Corporate Development Div.,
Senior Officer of Sustainability Development Dept.,
Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd.

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Outline of Seven & i Group and revision of priority issues.
Efforts of "GREEN CHALLENGE 2050".
Collaboration with stakeholders.

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Challenge to Carbon Neutrality by Daiwa House Group
Katsuhiro Koyama
General Manager,
Environment Dept.,
Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd.

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The Daiwa House Group has set a goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions through the Value Chain by 40% in 2030 toward carbon neutrality in 2050.
I would like to introduce "Business operation with 100% renewable energy", which aims to be the fastest in the housing industry in 2023, and "Town development with 100% renewable energy" promoted by installing ZEH / ZEB and solar power generation.

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Green Transformation (GX) Strategies and the Circular Economy

Sep. 2 (Fri)
 
12:30
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13:40
DCM-S3
Decarbonization and Circular Economy for Sustainable Business
Hiroyoshi Niwa
G&PS sustainability Unit Leader,
Monitor Deloitte,
Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting LLC

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The key to increasing Sustainable Corporate Value in a carbon-neutral worldview, where companies promote decarbonization, and furthermore, confirm and reduce supply chain emissions called scope3, is to shift to the circular business model.
This presentation will outline the business model and a picture of the future.

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Enterprise Value and Circular Economy in the Decarbonized Era from the Perspective of Finance
Keisuke Takegahara
Executive Fellow,
Research Institute of Capital Formation,
Development Bank of Japan Inc.

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As ESG investment becomes mainstream, companies are required to present the long-term sustainability of their business model as a strategy that is synchronized with the solution of social issues. Responding to climate change is one of the most important themes, and a comprehensive approach that includes the circular economy is likely to be a differentiating factor.

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Aug. 31 (Wed)
 
12:00
 - 
12:40
SEW-K
World Energy Transitions Outlook
Dolf Gielen
Director,
Innovation Technology Centre,
IRENA

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This presentation will provide the latest insights from the IRENA World Energy Transitions Outlook how to decarbonize the global energy system the coming twee decades. It will emphasize the role of renewable power, electrification of end use sectors, and the complementarities with other strategies. Power systems flexibility for integration of high shares of solar and wind as well as the key role for digitalization will be emphasized. Special attention will be given to the role of green hydrogen and the trade of hydrogen derived commodities, which offers interesting prospects for countries that lack sufficient indigenous renewable resources.

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Bunsho Kure
Partner

McKinsey & Company Inc.

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Bunsho is a partner in McKinsey Tokyo office. He leads firm's Private Equity and Principal Inverstors practice with the focus on sustainability investment and financing. He holds MBA from Harvard Business School and BA in Law from Keio University

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The Frontiers of Battery Technologies that Hold the Key to EV-based Society

Sep. 2 (Fri)
 
10:00
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11:10
BJ-K
Technology Strategy to Support the Spread of EV Buses and Commercial Vehicles and Utilization of New EV Batteries
Yuji Sato
President/CTO,

EV Motors Japan Co., Ltd.

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In addition to introducing the latest vehicles from EV Motors Japan, which develops and manufactures mass-produced commercial EVs, we will consider the technology strategies necessary for the utilization of core batteries, energy management to prevent power concentration, and applied technologies for battery charging in the future.

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Roadmap and Future Strategy for Vehicle Battery of Gotion High-tech
Qian Cheng
Executive Vice President Gotion Global,
Hefei Gotion High-tech Power Energy Co., Ltd.

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The transition to EV is speeding up in the global automobile sector. This speech introduces the LFP, NCM materials and battery technology trends of Gotion high-tech, which ranks the third in China and the seventh in the world in terms of vehicle battery shipment, and its strategy to enter overseas.

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Latest Trends in Solid-state Battery for Electric Vehicles

Sep. 2 (Fri)
 
15:00
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16:10
BJ-S2
Special Session 2
Latest Technological Development in Solid-state Batteries for EVs
Alex Yu, PhD.
Founder and CTO

Factorial Energy

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Factorial Energy is one of the key innovators in the battery field with its solid-state batteries being among the most promising options for use in next-generation electric vehicles. The expected improved safety behavior allows rethinking battery packs of future electric vehicles.

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Dr. Alex Yu is the co-founder and CTO at Factorial Energy, a solid-state battery development company in the vicinity of Boston. He earned his PhD at Cornell University with a focus on Li-metal-related energy storage systems. Factorial Energy is a spinout of Lionano, a cathode development and manufacturing company that Alex co-founded in 2013 and served as CEO. With the strategic investments of $200 million by Mercedes-Benz, Stellantis, Hyundai and Kia in 2021, Factorial Energy is accelerating its solid-state battery development roadmap.

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Automotive OEM Views on Solid-state Battery Technology
Hansen Chang
Group Lead
Solid State Research
Mercedes-Benz AG

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Solid-state batteries are one of the more promising solutions. In order to be ready for the potential shift to this newer technology Mercedes-Benz has actively been involved in the research and development of SSB technology and its potential impact on the production and design of vehicles.

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Hansen Chang is the group lead for solid-state research program at Mercedes-Benz AG. He has a Bachelors in Chemistry from the University of California Santa Barbara, and a Masters and PhD in chemistry from the Tokyo Institute of Technology.

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Aug. 31 (Wed)
 
12:00
 - 
12:40
SEW-K
World Energy Transitions Outlook
Dolf Gielen
Director,
Innovation Technology Centre,
IRENA

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This presentation will provide the latest insights from the IRENA World Energy Transitions Outlook how to decarbonize the global energy system the coming twee decades. It will emphasize the role of renewable power, electrification of end use sectors, and the complementarities with other strategies. Power systems flexibility for integration of high shares of solar and wind as well as the key role for digitalization will be emphasized. Special attention will be given to the role of green hydrogen and the trade of hydrogen derived commodities, which offers interesting prospects for countries that lack sufficient indigenous renewable resources.

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Bunsho Kure
Partner

McKinsey & Company Inc.

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Bunsho is a partner in McKinsey Tokyo office. He leads firm's Private Equity and Principal Inverstors practice with the focus on sustainability investment and financing. He holds MBA from Harvard Business School and BA in Law from Keio University

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Aug. 31 (Wed)
 
12:00
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12:40
SEW-K
World Energy Transitions Outlook
Dolf Gielen
Director,
Innovation Technology Centre,
IRENA

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This presentation will provide the latest insights from the IRENA World Energy Transitions Outlook how to decarbonize the global energy system the coming twee decades. It will emphasize the role of renewable power, electrification of end use sectors, and the complementarities with other strategies. Power systems flexibility for integration of high shares of solar and wind as well as the key role for digitalization will be emphasized. Special attention will be given to the role of green hydrogen and the trade of hydrogen derived commodities, which offers interesting prospects for countries that lack sufficient indigenous renewable resources.

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Bunsho Kure
Partner

McKinsey & Company Inc.

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Bunsho is a partner in McKinsey Tokyo office. He leads firm's Private Equity and Principal Inverstors practice with the focus on sustainability investment and financing. He holds MBA from Harvard Business School and BA in Law from Keio University

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Aug. 31 (Wed)
 
12:00
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12:40
SEW-K
World Energy Transitions Outlook
Dolf Gielen
Director,
Innovation Technology Centre,
IRENA

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This presentation will provide the latest insights from the IRENA World Energy Transitions Outlook how to decarbonize the global energy system the coming twee decades. It will emphasize the role of renewable power, electrification of end use sectors, and the complementarities with other strategies. Power systems flexibility for integration of high shares of solar and wind as well as the key role for digitalization will be emphasized. Special attention will be given to the role of green hydrogen and the trade of hydrogen derived commodities, which offers interesting prospects for countries that lack sufficient indigenous renewable resources.

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Bunsho Kure
Partner

McKinsey & Company Inc.

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Bunsho is a partner in McKinsey Tokyo office. He leads firm's Private Equity and Principal Inverstors practice with the focus on sustainability investment and financing. He holds MBA from Harvard Business School and BA in Law from Keio University

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