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A Japanese View on World Energy Future: Outlook for Global Energy-Environmental Challenges Up to 2050

20 November — 10:00 am

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Monday 20 November 2017               10.00am to 11.45am (registration: 9.45am)

JETRO London Office
MidCity Place
71 High Holborn
London WC1V 6AL

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Please bring photographic ID to show at the registration desk in reception area.

Free of charge:
Members of the Japan Society and their guests or those introduced by JETRO only

Booking essential – book here
Booking deadline: Wednesday 15 November 2017

JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) London, the Japan Society and JOGMEC (Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation) London would like to invite you to a seminar on a Japanese view on world energy outlook with special focus given to analyzing the impacts of “peak oil demand scenario”, as well as the issues related to the challenges for climate change.

Professor Ken Koyama, Chief Economist and Managing Director of Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ), will present an outline of the IEEJ’s latest long-term Energy Outlook up to 2050, followed by comments and discussion by prominent energy experts. Professor Koyama will also touch upon Japan’s latest energy policy challenges to achieve government energy-mix target for 2030.

Minister Plenipotentiary with Embassy of Japan, Mr Takashi Okada will offer some brief remarks at the opening of the seminar.

 

Commentators:

Professor Paul Stevens, Distinguished Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources, Chatham House

Peter Hughes, Director, Peter Hughes Energy Advisory Ltd.

Professor Ken Koyama received his BA and MA degrees in Economics from Tokyo’s Waseda University, and his PhD from the University of Dundee where his thesis was titled Japan’s Energy Strategies toward the Middle East. He joined the IEEJ in 1986 and has held various positions within the Institute, such as Senior Economist and later Head of the World Oil and Energy Group, and Senior Research Fellow in the Energy and Strategy unit. Alongside his current position, Professor Koyama has also taught at the University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Public Policy since 2010.

To reserve your place, please call the Japan Society office on 020 3075 1996 or email events@japansociety.org.uk.

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20 November
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