2023 Summit Agenda

  • 28 February 2023 Summit Conference Day One
  • 01 March 2023 Summit Conference Day Two
  • 02 March 2023 Summit Conference Day Three

09:00 AM 09:15 AM

Chair's Opening Remarks

Speaker

Nobuo Tanaka

President

The Sasakawa Peace Foundation

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Tuesday 28 February 2023

09:00 AM - 09:15 AM

Chair's Opening Remarks

Speaker

Nobuo Tanaka

President, The Sasakawa Peace Foundation

09:15 AM 09:30 AM

Opening Keynote Address

Speaker

Takeshi Soda

Director, Petroleum and Natural Gas Division

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

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Tuesday 28 February 2023

09:15 AM - 09:30 AM

Opening Keynote Address

Speaker

Takeshi Soda

Director, Petroleum and Natural Gas Division , Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

09:30 AM 09:45 AM

Keynote Address: Strengthening Global Energy Security in Turbulent Times: The Role of LNG

Speaker

Joseph McMonigle

Secretary General

IEF

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Tuesday 28 February 2023

09:30 AM - 09:45 AM

Keynote Address: Strengthening Global Energy Security in Turbulent Times: The Role of LNG

Speaker

Joseph McMonigle

Secretary General, IEF

09:45 AM 11:00 AM

Session 1: What is the Future Role of LNG and Gas in Japan’s Energy Mix?

  • Will Europe become a premium LNG market? Will Japan decouple itself from the Russian energy market?
  • How has the current market volatility impacted LNG trading?
  • Spot and short-term: How much volume is likely to be traded in Japan by 2023?
  • Is the golden age of Gas really coming to an end?
  • Examining how Japan can reimpose reliability and security of delivery within its energy value chain
  • To what extent will ongoing market turbulence impact LNG spot prices, and encourage switching to alternative fuels
  • Long term outlook to 2050: What investments need to be made now to ensure net-zero targets are achieved?
  • What are the implications of US/EU recent policy actions including price cap and ERA on global/Asia LNG market?
  • How can we return liquidity to the LNG market, and return balance to demand-supply?
  • Do we need a new definition for LNG?
  • What’s Japanese government’s plan to ensure security of LNG supply against black swan events? Strategic stockpile or relies on efforts by private sector?
Moderator

Nobuo Tanaka

Former Executive Director

International Energy Agency (IEA)

Speakers

Atsunori Takeuchi

Executive Officer, Senior General Manager of LNG Business Department

Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.

Hitoshi Nishizawa

Executive Officer, Head of the LNG Contract Management Division

JERA CO., INC

Douglas Wharton

Senior Vice President, LNG Marketing

Venture Global LNG

Katsumi (Ken) Kuroda

Senior Advisor

Cheniere Marketing Ltd

Chikako Ishiguro

Senior Analyst, Research team

Osaka Gas

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Tuesday 28 February 2023

09:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Session 1: What is the Future Role of LNG and Gas in Japan’s Energy Mix?

  • Will Europe become a premium LNG market? Will Japan decouple itself from the Russian energy market?
  • How has the current market volatility impacted LNG trading?
  • Spot and short-term: How much volume is likely to be traded in Japan by 2023?
  • Is the golden age of Gas really coming to an end?
  • Examining how Japan can reimpose reliability and security of delivery within its energy value chain
  • To what extent will ongoing market turbulence impact LNG spot prices, and encourage switching to alternative fuels
  • Long term outlook to 2050: What investments need to be made now to ensure net-zero targets are achieved?
  • What are the implications of US/EU recent policy actions including price cap and ERA on global/Asia LNG market?
  • How can we return liquidity to the LNG market, and return balance to demand-supply?
  • Do we need a new definition for LNG?
  • What’s Japanese government’s plan to ensure security of LNG supply against black swan events? Strategic stockpile or relies on efforts by private sector?

Moderator

Nobuo Tanaka

Former Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA)

Speakers

Atsunori Takeuchi

Executive Officer, Senior General Manager of LNG Business Department, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.

Hitoshi Nishizawa

Executive Officer, Head of the LNG Contract Management Division, JERA CO., INC

Douglas Wharton

Senior Vice President, LNG Marketing, Venture Global LNG

Katsumi (Ken) Kuroda

Senior Advisor, Cheniere Marketing Ltd

Chikako Ishiguro

Senior Analyst, Research team, Osaka Gas

11:00 AM 11:30 AM

Networking Coffee Break

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Tuesday 28 February 2023

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Networking Coffee Break

11:30 AM 11:45 AM

Keynote Address: Global Hydrogen Market Update

Speaker

Daryl Wilson

Executive Director

Hydrogen Council

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Tuesday 28 February 2023

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Keynote Address: Global Hydrogen Market Update

Speaker

Daryl Wilson

Executive Director, Hydrogen Council

11:45 AM 01:00 PM

Session 2 – How Can Japan Be a Leader in the World’s Hydrogen Economy?

  • Developing a coherent strategy to influence policy, discourse, and transform the Hydrogen landscape
  • Analysing the most effective locations and processes to develop Hydrogen to produce, how to produce, how to incentivise from a policy perspective
  • Potential Roles of Ammonia in a Hydrogen Economy
  • Repurposing Gas infrastructure for Hydrogen and Ammonia
  • How will Japan’s energy requirements align with the Hydrogen colour spectrum?
  • Will high LNG prices accelerate a shift towards blue Hydrogen?
  • Safety, risks, and regulations for domestic Hydrogen usage: Are they fit for purpose?
  • Collaborating on new technology development to accelerate innovation
  • What impact will high LNG prices have on the growth of blue Hydrogen?
  • Hydrogen certification and agreeing global definitions
  • Examining the limitations of Hydrogen blending in the European Gas grid vs fuel cell
  • Establishing bilateral and trilateral agreements to establish a global policy framework
Moderator

Daryl Wilson

Executive Director

Hydrogen Council

Speakers

Kohei Toyoda

Director General for Energy Transformation Strategy

Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)

Eiji Ohira

Director Fuel Cell and Hydrogen

New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

Juancho Eekhout

Vice President – Business Development

Sempra Infrastructure

Katsuya Morimoto

Executive, Group Manager, Technology Group, Hydrogen Strategy Division

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Dan Feldman

Partner

King & Spalding

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Tuesday 28 February 2023

11:45 AM - 01:00 PM

Session 2 – How Can Japan Be a Leader in the World’s Hydrogen Economy?

  • Developing a coherent strategy to influence policy, discourse, and transform the Hydrogen landscape
  • Analysing the most effective locations and processes to develop Hydrogen to produce, how to produce, how to incentivise from a policy perspective
  • Potential Roles of Ammonia in a Hydrogen Economy
  • Repurposing Gas infrastructure for Hydrogen and Ammonia
  • How will Japan’s energy requirements align with the Hydrogen colour spectrum?
  • Will high LNG prices accelerate a shift towards blue Hydrogen?
  • Safety, risks, and regulations for domestic Hydrogen usage: Are they fit for purpose?
  • Collaborating on new technology development to accelerate innovation
  • What impact will high LNG prices have on the growth of blue Hydrogen?
  • Hydrogen certification and agreeing global definitions
  • Examining the limitations of Hydrogen blending in the European Gas grid vs fuel cell
  • Establishing bilateral and trilateral agreements to establish a global policy framework

Moderator

Daryl Wilson

Executive Director, Hydrogen Council

Speakers

Kohei Toyoda

Director General for Energy Transformation Strategy, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)

Eiji Ohira

Director Fuel Cell and Hydrogen, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

Juancho Eekhout

Vice President – Business Development, Sempra Infrastructure

Katsuya Morimoto

Executive, Group Manager, Technology Group, Hydrogen Strategy Division, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Dan Feldman

Partner, King & Spalding

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Networking Lunch Break

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Tuesday 28 February 2023

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Networking Lunch Break

02:00 PM 02:15 PM

Keynote Interview

Speakers

Nobuo Tanaka

President

The Sasakawa Peace Foundation

Ajay Singh

Managing Director

Global Energy Development LTD

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Tuesday 28 February 2023

02:00 PM - 02:15 PM

Keynote Interview

Speakers

Nobuo Tanaka

President, The Sasakawa Peace Foundation

Ajay Singh

Managing Director, Global Energy Development LTD

02:15 PM 03:00 PM

Session 3: Is Japan Entering a New Age for Energy Trading?

  • Evaluating the current LNG trading climate and its impact on the global business
  • Analysing the growing hydrogen trading market, and its growth prospects
  • How are power exchanges fuelling a commodity-based market?
  • Spot and short-term: How much volume is likely to be traded in Japan by 2023?
  • Since deregulation of the Japanese gas and power market, what are the new regulatory challenges faced by the industry?
  • Assessing Force Majeure claims, their legality and market implications
  • What are the implications of recent US policy actions including price cap and ERA on global/Asia LNG market?
Moderator

Kaushal Ramesh

Vice President, LNG and Power Markets Research

Rystad Energy

Speakers

Bob Takai

Executive Advisor

European Energy Exchange AG

Yaoyu Zhang

General Manager

PetroChina International

Tetsuro Toyoda

Senior Advisor LNG Trading

The Kansai Electric Power Co

Ryosuke Tsugaru

SVP & Division COO for Asia-Pacific

Mitsubishi Corporation

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Tuesday 28 February 2023

02:15 PM - 03:00 PM

Session 3: Is Japan Entering a New Age for Energy Trading?

  • Evaluating the current LNG trading climate and its impact on the global business
  • Analysing the growing hydrogen trading market, and its growth prospects
  • How are power exchanges fuelling a commodity-based market?
  • Spot and short-term: How much volume is likely to be traded in Japan by 2023?
  • Since deregulation of the Japanese gas and power market, what are the new regulatory challenges faced by the industry?
  • Assessing Force Majeure claims, their legality and market implications
  • What are the implications of recent US policy actions including price cap and ERA on global/Asia LNG market?

Moderator

Kaushal Ramesh

Vice President, LNG and Power Markets Research, Rystad Energy

Speakers

Bob Takai

Executive Advisor, European Energy Exchange AG

Yaoyu Zhang

General Manager, PetroChina International

Tetsuro Toyoda

Senior Advisor LNG Trading, The Kansai Electric Power Co

Ryosuke Tsugaru

SVP & Division COO for Asia-Pacific, Mitsubishi Corporation

03:00 PM 03:45 PM

Session 4: How Should Japan Mobilise Public and Private Finance to Deliver a Coherent Transition Strategy?

  • Finance-led, government-supported, initiatives to agree a common framework to achieve global carbon neutrality in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement
  • Reviewing energy return on investment (EROI) in light of long-term development and cost of new technologies
  • Utilising VC funding and bold thinking to disrupt the existing energy landscape, and create new collaborative growth opportunities
  • Can governments have any impact on global energy prices in the long term?
  • What impact will green finance, loans, and subsidies have on future investment?
Speakers

Justin Wu

Managing Director, Co-Head of Climate Change Asia Pacific

HSBC

Brian Ryan

VP, Innovation

National Grid Partners

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Tuesday 28 February 2023

03:00 PM - 03:45 PM

Session 4: How Should Japan Mobilise Public and Private Finance to Deliver a Coherent Transition Strategy?

  • Finance-led, government-supported, initiatives to agree a common framework to achieve global carbon neutrality in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement
  • Reviewing energy return on investment (EROI) in light of long-term development and cost of new technologies
  • Utilising VC funding and bold thinking to disrupt the existing energy landscape, and create new collaborative growth opportunities
  • Can governments have any impact on global energy prices in the long term?
  • What impact will green finance, loans, and subsidies have on future investment?

Speakers

Justin Wu

Managing Director, Co-Head of Climate Change Asia Pacific, HSBC

Brian Ryan

VP, Innovation, National Grid Partners

03:45 PM 04:15 PM

Networking Coffee Break

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Tuesday 28 February 2023

03:45 PM - 04:15 PM

Networking Coffee Break

04:15 PM 04:30 PM

Keynote Address

Speaker

Peter Vang Christensen

Senior Vice President, Clean Fuels & Chemicals – Technology

Topsoe

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Tuesday 28 February 2023

04:15 PM - 04:30 PM

Keynote Address

Speaker

Peter Vang Christensen

Senior Vice President, Clean Fuels & Chemicals – Technology, Topsoe

04:30 PM 05:30 PM

Session 5: What Role Will Technology & Infrastructure Play in Decarbonising Energy Markets?

  • Defining practical decarbonisation pathways to position the value chain for a carbon neutral future
  • Increasing reporting and transparency across gas value chains to tackle methane leakage
  • Adapting terminals for future imports of greener fuels like hydrogen and synthetic gas
  • Reviewing the effectiveness of technologies to mitigate emissions in the energy sector
  • Which GHG mitigation measures are feasible, and economically viable, at scale?
  • How can you integrate new technology into your existing asset portfolio, and what are the ramifications for your existing assets?
  • What role will alternative fuels play in future decarbonisation?
  • What lessons can be learnt from the development of aviation fuel?
  • How can modularisation drive greater innovation in LNG plant construction?
  • Domestic maritime decarbonisation: The course to net zero emissions
  • To what extent can Japan’s industry create a hydrogen society?
  • Analysing current risk assessments for handling and transporting fuels: Are they fit for purpose?
Moderator

Fauziah Marzuki

Head of APAC Gas, Power, Carbon

BloombergNEF

Speakers

Peter Vang Christensen

Senior Vice President, Clean Fuels & Chemicals – Technology

Topsoe

Takaya Taguchi

CEO

Helical Fusion Co., Ltd.

Jun Arima

Senior Policy Fellow for Energy and Environment

Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)

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Tuesday 28 February 2023

04:30 PM - 05:30 PM

Session 5: What Role Will Technology & Infrastructure Play in Decarbonising Energy Markets?

  • Defining practical decarbonisation pathways to position the value chain for a carbon neutral future
  • Increasing reporting and transparency across gas value chains to tackle methane leakage
  • Adapting terminals for future imports of greener fuels like hydrogen and synthetic gas
  • Reviewing the effectiveness of technologies to mitigate emissions in the energy sector
  • Which GHG mitigation measures are feasible, and economically viable, at scale?
  • How can you integrate new technology into your existing asset portfolio, and what are the ramifications for your existing assets?
  • What role will alternative fuels play in future decarbonisation?
  • What lessons can be learnt from the development of aviation fuel?
  • How can modularisation drive greater innovation in LNG plant construction?
  • Domestic maritime decarbonisation: The course to net zero emissions
  • To what extent can Japan’s industry create a hydrogen society?
  • Analysing current risk assessments for handling and transporting fuels: Are they fit for purpose?

Moderator

Fauziah Marzuki

Head of APAC Gas, Power, Carbon, BloombergNEF

Speakers

Peter Vang Christensen

Senior Vice President, Clean Fuels & Chemicals – Technology, Topsoe

Takaya Taguchi

CEO, Helical Fusion Co., Ltd.

Jun Arima

Senior Policy Fellow for Energy and Environment, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)

09:00 AM 09:15 AM

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Speaker

Nobuo Tanaka

Former Executive Director

International Energy Agency (IEA)

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Wednesday 01 March 2023

09:00 AM - 09:15 AM

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Speaker

Nobuo Tanaka

Former Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA)

09:30 AM 10:30 AM

Session 6: How Can Regional and International Collaboration Accelerate Growth in LNG?

  • Stimulating LNG demand through regional development initiatives
  • Lessons from EU energy market resilience and preparedness
  • Examining the EU-Japan Green Alliance, and its role in shaping future investments in renewable energy
  • Japan-Vietnam collaboration initiatives to develop gas-to-power in SE Asia
  • Will volatile prices prevent long-term investment in terminals and regas?
  • How can region-wide regulation and policy reduce barriers to innovation
  • How can greater collaboration between Japan and regional nations reduce the cost of decarbonisation
Moderator

Yuriy Humber

Founder

Japan NRG

Speakers

Kaushal Ramesh

Vice President, LNG and Power Markets Research

Rystad Energy

Joren Kippers

First Secretary, Head of Economic and Trade Section

Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium to Japan

Aydar Shakirov

Head, Gas Market Analysis Department

Gas Exporting Countries Forum

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Wednesday 01 March 2023

09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Session 6: How Can Regional and International Collaboration Accelerate Growth in LNG?

  • Stimulating LNG demand through regional development initiatives
  • Lessons from EU energy market resilience and preparedness
  • Examining the EU-Japan Green Alliance, and its role in shaping future investments in renewable energy
  • Japan-Vietnam collaboration initiatives to develop gas-to-power in SE Asia
  • Will volatile prices prevent long-term investment in terminals and regas?
  • How can region-wide regulation and policy reduce barriers to innovation
  • How can greater collaboration between Japan and regional nations reduce the cost of decarbonisation

Moderator

Yuriy Humber

Founder, Japan NRG

Speakers

Kaushal Ramesh

Vice President, LNG and Power Markets Research, Rystad Energy

Joren Kippers

First Secretary, Head of Economic and Trade Section, Embassy of the Kingdom of Belgium to Japan

Aydar Shakirov

Head, Gas Market Analysis Department , Gas Exporting Countries Forum

11:00 AM 12:00 PM

Case Study Insights: How Can Japan Accelerate Zero-Emission Mobility?

  • How can Japan accelerate zero-emission mobility?
  • Developing a shared future vision and policy framework to accelerate adoption of FCEVs and BEVs
  • Exploring what future technology will propel Japan’s ambition & drive in the mobility sector
  • FCEVs and BEVs: Reviewing the different applications and supply chain variations
  • How can the transport industry ensure a cost-effective, sustainable supply chain?
  • Overcoming the limitations of fleet market for Ammonia, MCH, liquid Hydrogen, Methanol
  • What infrastructure modifications will be needed for the charging and fuelling of vehicles
Speakers

Sanket Bothra

Senior Business Development Manager

ChemOne Group

Tomoo Shiota

Executive Officer, General Manager, Hydrogen Business Department

ENEOS Corporation

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Wednesday 01 March 2023

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Case Study Insights: How Can Japan Accelerate Zero-Emission Mobility?

  • How can Japan accelerate zero-emission mobility?
  • Developing a shared future vision and policy framework to accelerate adoption of FCEVs and BEVs
  • Exploring what future technology will propel Japan’s ambition & drive in the mobility sector
  • FCEVs and BEVs: Reviewing the different applications and supply chain variations
  • How can the transport industry ensure a cost-effective, sustainable supply chain?
  • Overcoming the limitations of fleet market for Ammonia, MCH, liquid Hydrogen, Methanol
  • What infrastructure modifications will be needed for the charging and fuelling of vehicles

Speakers

Sanket Bothra

Senior Business Development Manager, ChemOne Group

Tomoo Shiota

Executive Officer, General Manager, Hydrogen Business Department, ENEOS Corporation

12:00 PM 12:45 PM

Session 8: How Can Japan Establish and Commercialise a Maritime Value Chain for Energy?

  • Assessing capacity requirements for the 2020s and 2030s
  • Port of Kobe: Fuelling the bunkering revolution
  • The future of marine fuels: Ammonia or methanol?
  • Improving the efficiency of hydrogen liquefaction technology to better facilitate transportation & shipping
  • Is there a role for lithium-powered vessels?
  • Role of bio-LNG in the decarbonisation of shipping
  • To what extent will a dual fuel, mixed energy policy, slow new technology adoption and innovation?
  • FSRU vs LNG carriers: Are we getting the balance right with new construction?
  • What is shipping’s future role in carbon capture and storage?
Speakers

Tomoaki Ichida

Executive Officer

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.

Yo Fukui

CEO

FUKUI

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Wednesday 01 March 2023

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Session 8: How Can Japan Establish and Commercialise a Maritime Value Chain for Energy?

  • Assessing capacity requirements for the 2020s and 2030s
  • Port of Kobe: Fuelling the bunkering revolution
  • The future of marine fuels: Ammonia or methanol?
  • Improving the efficiency of hydrogen liquefaction technology to better facilitate transportation & shipping
  • Is there a role for lithium-powered vessels?
  • Role of bio-LNG in the decarbonisation of shipping
  • To what extent will a dual fuel, mixed energy policy, slow new technology adoption and innovation?
  • FSRU vs LNG carriers: Are we getting the balance right with new construction?
  • What is shipping’s future role in carbon capture and storage?

Speakers

Tomoaki Ichida

Executive Officer, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.

Yo Fukui

CEO, FUKUI

02:00 PM 03:00 PM

Session 9: Case Study Insights: How Do We Develop New Markets and Applications for Ammonia?

  • What technological limitations must be overcome to achieve single fuel firing with Ammonia?
  • How can technology overcome limitations of ammonia as a hydrogen carrier?
  • Demystifying Ammonia, and unlocking its potential
  • How can Japan establish global regulations regarding blue hydrogen definitions?
  • Evaluating the most effectives uses of ammonia in a Hydrogen economy
  • What are the forecasts for demand and supply of clean Hydrogen and clean Ammonia in Japan and around the world?
  • How can sustainable energy assets – including wind – be optimised to maximise green Hydrogen/Ammonia production?
  • When will we be able to produce methane fuel at low cost?
  • Should regulations relating to the transportation of Ammonia be relaxed to support growth?
Speakers

Yoshifumi Suehiro

Director, Global Coordination Division, Hydrogen and CCS Project Department & Carbon Neutral Team (Energy Business), Carbon Neutral Promotion Headquarters

JOGMEC

Alicia Eastman

President

InterContinental Energy

Bunro Shiozawa

Advisor

Clean Fuel Ammonia Association

Joachim Harteg Jacobsen

Senior Business Development Manager, Business & Project Development

Topsoe

Dr. Toshihiko Awano

Deputy General Manager

IHI Corporation

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Wednesday 01 March 2023

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Session 9: Case Study Insights: How Do We Develop New Markets and Applications for Ammonia?

  • What technological limitations must be overcome to achieve single fuel firing with Ammonia?
  • How can technology overcome limitations of ammonia as a hydrogen carrier?
  • Demystifying Ammonia, and unlocking its potential
  • How can Japan establish global regulations regarding blue hydrogen definitions?
  • Evaluating the most effectives uses of ammonia in a Hydrogen economy
  • What are the forecasts for demand and supply of clean Hydrogen and clean Ammonia in Japan and around the world?
  • How can sustainable energy assets – including wind – be optimised to maximise green Hydrogen/Ammonia production?
  • When will we be able to produce methane fuel at low cost?
  • Should regulations relating to the transportation of Ammonia be relaxed to support growth?

Speakers

Yoshifumi Suehiro

Director, Global Coordination Division, Hydrogen and CCS Project Department & Carbon Neutral Team (Energy Business), Carbon Neutral Promotion Headquarters, JOGMEC

Alicia Eastman

President, InterContinental Energy

Bunro Shiozawa

Advisor, Clean Fuel Ammonia Association

Joachim Harteg Jacobsen

Senior Business Development Manager, Business & Project Development, Topsoe

Dr. Toshihiko Awano

Deputy General Manager, IHI Corporation

03:30 PM 04:30 PM

Case Study Insights: How Will CCS Futureproof Investment in Energy-Intensive Sectors?

  • Decarbonisation and implementation roadmaps for key industrial sectors
  • Will the Sea of Japan become a home for captured CO2?
  • How can we establish a marketplace for CO2?
  • What policies will make CCS cheaper and faster to implement?
  • Should policies prioritise capture of CO2 or offsetting?
  • What lessons can be learnt from recent US offsetting policy
  • Is liquified carbon transported a reality?
  • Will CO2 be exported to other countries?
  • How can Japan create a CCS value chain?
  • What role will CCUS play in future energy production?
Speakers

Masumi Takanashi

Project Director, Global Coordination Division, Hydrogen and CCS Project Department & Carbon Neutral Team (Energy Business), Carbon Neutral Promotion Headquarters

JOGMEC

Momoyo Yuki

Head of Research and Analysis, Strategic Planning Dept., Overseas Business Division I

JAPEX

Kosuke Furutachi

General Manager, CCS Project (JAPAN) Department

JX Nippon Oil and Gas Exploration Corporation

Toshiyuki Hagiwara

Director, General Manager of Storage Engineering Dept.,

Japan CCS Co., Ltd

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Wednesday 01 March 2023

03:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Case Study Insights: How Will CCS Futureproof Investment in Energy-Intensive Sectors?

  • Decarbonisation and implementation roadmaps for key industrial sectors
  • Will the Sea of Japan become a home for captured CO2?
  • How can we establish a marketplace for CO2?
  • What policies will make CCS cheaper and faster to implement?
  • Should policies prioritise capture of CO2 or offsetting?
  • What lessons can be learnt from recent US offsetting policy
  • Is liquified carbon transported a reality?
  • Will CO2 be exported to other countries?
  • How can Japan create a CCS value chain?
  • What role will CCUS play in future energy production?

Speakers

Masumi Takanashi

Project Director, Global Coordination Division, Hydrogen and CCS Project Department & Carbon Neutral Team (Energy Business), Carbon Neutral Promotion Headquarters, JOGMEC

Momoyo Yuki

Head of Research and Analysis, Strategic Planning Dept., Overseas Business Division I, JAPEX

Kosuke Furutachi

General Manager, CCS Project (JAPAN) Department, JX Nippon Oil and Gas Exploration Corporation

Toshiyuki Hagiwara

Director, General Manager of Storage Engineering Dept., , Japan CCS Co., Ltd

09:00 AM 09:15 AM

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Speaker

Nobuo Tanaka

Former Executive Director

International Energy Agency (IEA)

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Thursday 02 March 2023

09:00 AM - 09:15 AM

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Speaker

Nobuo Tanaka

Former Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA)

09:15 AM 09:30 AM

Opening Keynote Address

Speaker

Ryutaro Nakayama

Assistant Director, Energy Efficiency Division

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

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Thursday 02 March 2023

09:15 AM - 09:30 AM

Opening Keynote Address

Speaker

Ryutaro Nakayama

Assistant Director, Energy Efficiency Division, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

09:30 AM 09:45 AM

Keynote Address

Speaker

Takashi Ishizaki

President and Representative Director of Tokyo Commodity Exchange

JPX

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Thursday 02 March 2023

09:30 AM - 09:45 AM

Keynote Address

Speaker

Takashi Ishizaki

President and Representative Director of Tokyo Commodity Exchange, JPX

09:45 AM 10:45 AM

Session 11: Will a New Trading Mechanism Enable Japan to Become Carbon Neutral?

  • Has the carbon credits trading trial been a success in Japan?
  • How can the J-Credit scheme be enlarged to encompass additional environmental policies?
  • How will the anticipated emissions trading system (ETS) – the "GX League” – operate? Will it still launch in April ’23?
  • To what extent should the priority be emissions reduction, or revenue generation?
Moderator

David Greely

Chief Economist

Abaxx Exchange

Speakers

Takashi Ishizaki

President and Representative Director of Tokyo Commodity Exchange

JPX

Ryutaro Nakayama

Assistant Director, Energy Efficiency Division

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

Katsura Fukuda

Senior Researcher, Sustainability Division

Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. (MRI)

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Thursday 02 March 2023

09:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Session 11: Will a New Trading Mechanism Enable Japan to Become Carbon Neutral?

  • Has the carbon credits trading trial been a success in Japan?
  • How can the J-Credit scheme be enlarged to encompass additional environmental policies?
  • How will the anticipated emissions trading system (ETS) – the "GX League” – operate? Will it still launch in April ’23?
  • To what extent should the priority be emissions reduction, or revenue generation?

Moderator

David Greely

Chief Economist, Abaxx Exchange

Speakers

Takashi Ishizaki

President and Representative Director of Tokyo Commodity Exchange, JPX

Ryutaro Nakayama

Assistant Director, Energy Efficiency Division, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

Katsura Fukuda

Senior Researcher, Sustainability Division, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. (MRI)

11:15 AM 12:00 PM

Session 12: How Should Japan Meet the Challenge of Industrial Policy Transition to Net Zero?

  • How will the circular economy deliver long-term sustainable growth?
  • What regulatory reform will be needed to drive Japan's clean energy transition?
  • How can Japan become a hub for innovation and technology to drive investment in zero emission projects and emerging technologies?
  • To what extent can the government protect consumers, and grow industry?
  • Can government intervention stimulate long-term Growth in Energy Markets?
  • Competition or governance: Is there a role for subsidies, regulation, and protective tariffs in developing a low carbon economy?
  • What role should integrated energy companies play in shaping the future hydrogen economy?
Moderator

Nobuo Tanaka

Former Executive Director

International Energy Agency (IEA)

Speakers

Virginie Cavalli

CEO Japan

Air Liquide

Toshiyuki Sakamoto

Board Member, Director, Climate Change & Energy Efficiency Unit

The Institute of Energy Economics (IEEJ)

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Thursday 02 March 2023

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 12: How Should Japan Meet the Challenge of Industrial Policy Transition to Net Zero?

  • How will the circular economy deliver long-term sustainable growth?
  • What regulatory reform will be needed to drive Japan's clean energy transition?
  • How can Japan become a hub for innovation and technology to drive investment in zero emission projects and emerging technologies?
  • To what extent can the government protect consumers, and grow industry?
  • Can government intervention stimulate long-term Growth in Energy Markets?
  • Competition or governance: Is there a role for subsidies, regulation, and protective tariffs in developing a low carbon economy?
  • What role should integrated energy companies play in shaping the future hydrogen economy?

Moderator

Nobuo Tanaka

Former Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA)

Speakers

Virginie Cavalli

CEO Japan, Air Liquide

Toshiyuki Sakamoto

Board Member, Director, Climate Change & Energy Efficiency Unit, The Institute of Energy Economics (IEEJ)

12:00 PM 12:15 PM

Chair's Closing Remarks

Speaker

Nobuo Tanaka

Former Executive Director

International Energy Agency (IEA)

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Thursday 02 March 2023

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

Chair's Closing Remarks

Speaker

Nobuo Tanaka

Former Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA)

  • 28 February 2023 Summit Conference Day One
  • 01 March 2023 Summit Conference Day Two
  • 02 March 2023 Summit Conference Day Three