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    Technical Session

    October 4th 9:30-18:20(JST) 0:30-9:20(UTC) online.

    *We will send you the URL of the YouTube video later to those who have registered. (The video will be available until the end of 2022. You may not be able to watch the entire meeting later without the speakers consent.)

    *Sessions are held in English. Simultaneous interpretation service (English to Japanese) is available.

    Timetable of each technical session

    TimeItem and speakers
    9:30-9:45Opening addresses:  
    Dr. Haruhiko Obara (AIST, Japan) and Dr. William Tumas (NREL, US)
    Announcement from RD20 Secretariat  
    9:45-11:15 
    (30 min x 3 talks)
    General Plenary Session: General perspectives / Policy and high-level strategy  
    Speaker:
    Dr. Akira Yabe (NEDO, Japan),
    Prof. Dr. Christopher Hebling (Fraunhofer ISE, Germany),
    Dr. Abdelilah Slaoui (CNRS, France) 
    11:15-12:45Break
    Parallel Sessions
    12:45-17:30 / 18:20
    (each 25 min talk + Panel Discussion)
    Theme1:  Hydrogen Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Techno Economic Analysis (TEA)  

    Moderator: 
    Dr. Florence Lefebvre-Joud
    (CEA-Liten, France) 

    Speaker: Dr. Nawshad Haque (CSIRO, Australia),
    Dr. Myriam Merad (CNRS-Paris Dauphine, France),
    Dr. Amgad A. Elgowainy
    (ANL, US),
    Dr. Yuki Kudoh
    (AIST, Japan),
    Mr. Thomas Roos
    (CSIR, South Africa)
    Theme2Renewable Energy Generation and Integration

    Moderator:
    Dr. Christian Thiel
    (JRC, EU)

    Speaker: Dr. Nancy Haegel (NREL, US),
    Dr. Tetsuya Kogaki (AIST, Japan),
    Dr. Gareth Erfort (CSIR, South Africa),
    Ms. Kate Cavanagh (CSIRO, Australia),
    Mr. Shirish S Garud (TERI, India),
    Marcos Politi, Eng. (INTI, Argentina)
    Theme3: Carbon Management  

    Moderator: 
    Dr. David Harris  
    (CSIRO, Australia) 

    Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Littlejohns (NRC, Canada),
    Dr. William Tumas (NREL, US),
    Dr. Shinichirou Morimoto (AIST, Japan),
    Dr. Nicholas Musyoka
    (CSIR, South Africa),
    Dr. Graeme Puxty (CSIRO, Australia)

    Theme 1 : Hydrogen Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Techno Economic Analysis (TEA)

    Hydrogen, especially clean hydrogen, is a common foundation for decarbonization across all sectors. This session will focus on the hydrogen LCA and TEA, with presentations on the determinants and modelling options of hydrogen infrastructures, the economics of clean hydrogen production, TEA of clean hydrogen and ammonia supply chains, etc.

    TimeSpeakerJob Title, AffiliationPresentation Title
    12:50Dr. Nawshad HaqueCSIRO, AustraliaTechno Economic Analysis of Renewable Hydrogen and Ammonia supply chains
    13:15Dr. Myriam MeradCNRS-Paris Dauphine, FranceSustainability of territorial transitions toward Decarbonated Hydrogen: a multidisciplinary, multi-actors and multi-criteria approach
    13:40Dr. Amgad ElgowainyANL, USLife Cycle Analysis (LCA) and Techno Economic Analysis (TEA) of Hydrogen Production Pathways and End Use Applications
    14:05Dr. Yuki KudohAIST, JapanContribution of Capital Goods on the Life Cycle CO2 Emissions of Hydrogen Technology – A Case of Ammonia Power Generation –
    14:30Mr. Thomas RoosCSIR, South AfricaEconomics of Green Hydrogen production in South Africa
    14:55Panel Discussion 1
    15:20Break
    15:50Dr. Monika BosiljFraunhofer ISE, GermanyCatalysis for Power-to-X Processes
    16:15Dr. Jennifer KurtzNREL, USReducing the Risk of Deploying Hydrogen Technologies through Large-Scale R&D
    16:40Mr. Souvik BhattacharjyaTERI, IndiaEnvironmental Sustainability Assessment of Different Beverage Packaging Substrates in India Using LCA
    17:05Prof. Dr. Mario RagwitzFraunhofer IEG, GermanyHydrogen infrastructures in an integrated European energy system – determinants and modelling options
    17:30Dr. Farid BensebaaNRC, CanadaIntegrated and bottom-up LCA /TEA framework and its use to support research and policy – Hydrogen Case Study
    17:55 – 18:20Panel Discussion 2

    Moderator: Dr. Florence Lefebvre-Joud (CEA-Liten, France)

    Theme2Renewable Energy Generation and Integration

    For a large-scale introduction of renewable energy, the power system should be flexible and stable against uncertainty and fluctuation. This session will focus on renewable energy generation and integration, with presentations on floating photovoltaics, offshore wind power generation, the transformation of the energy grid, IoT for integrating renewable energy, etc.

    TimeSpeakerJob Title, AffiliationPresentation Title
    12:50Dr. Nancy M. Haegel
    NREL, US
    PV at Multi-Terawatt Scale:
    Today’s Choices, Tomorrow’s Role
    13:15Dr. Tetsuya KogakiAIST, JapanRecent R&D activities in AIST for Japan’s offshore wind power deployment
    13:40Dr. Gareth ErfortCSIR, South AfricaOffshore wind opportunities for South Africa
    14:05Ms. Kate Cavanagh
    CSIRO, AustraliaAccelerating the transformation of the Australian energy grid
    14:30Break
    14:55Mr. Shirish S GarudTERI, IndiaMaking India’s Renewable Energy Targets a reality
    15:20Marcos Politi, Eng.
    INTI, ArgentinaIOT for Integration of Renewable Energy
    15:45Dr. Kenji OtaniAIST, JapanAdvanced R&D Platform for Decarbonized Power Grid with Inverter-based Distributed Energy Resources
    16:10Dr. Georgia KakoulakiJRC, EUFloating photovoltaics, a solution to combine hydro- and solar power
    16:35 – 17:30Panel Discussion

    Moderator: Dr. Christian Thiel(JRC, EU)

    Theme3: Carbon Management

    Controlling atmospheric carbon concentration by the combination of carbon reduction, neutral and removal technologies is the key to achieve carbon neutrality. This session will focus on carbon management technologies, with presentations on CO2 capture technologies for “hard to abate” industry sectors, carbon mineralization, CO2 capture and utilization, etc.

    TimeSpeakerJob Title, AffiliationPresentation Title
    12:50Dr. William TumasNREL, USChallenges and Opportunities for Carbon Dioxide Capture and Utilization
    13:15Dr. Jennifer V. LittlejohnsNRC, CanadaOpportunities in Bioenergy and Waste-to-Energy with Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage in Canada
    13:40Dr. Shinichirou Morimoto AIST, JapanCurrent review and activities of LCA for carbon mineralization
    14:05Dr. Nicholas MusyokaCSIR, South AfricaCarbon Capture and Utilisation (CCU) research activities at the South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
    14:30Break
    14:55Dr. Graeme PuxtyCSIRO, Australia
    Emerging CO2 capture technologies for DAC and ‘hard to abate’ industry sectors
    15:20Dr. Atul SharmaAIST,JapanInnovative application of chemical-looping technology for CO2 reduction, recycle and removal
    15:45Dr. Valérie Keller CNRS/University of Strasbourg, FranceDifferent approaches for CO2 reduction and valorisation using Solar Energy within the French Solar Fuels Network
    16:10Prof. Dr. Eniya Listiani DewiBRIN, IndonesiaGet Carbon Neutral and Economic Benefit in 2060
    16:35 – 17:30Panel Discussion

    Moderator: Dr. David Harris(CSIRO, Australia)

    Leaders Session

    October 6th 13:00 – 16:55 (JST), 4:00-7:55 (UTC)

    in-person and online

    *We will send you the URL of the YouTube video later to those who have registered. (The video will be available until the end of 2022. You may not be able to watch the entire meeting later without the speakers consent.)

    *Sessions are held in English. Simultaneous interpretation service (English to Japanese) is available.

    Time (JST)Item and speakers
    13:00 – 13:10
    Welcome Address
    METI, MEXT, MOE
    13:10 – 13:20
    Opening Address
    RD20 Chair: Mr. Kazuhiko Ishimura (AIST)
    13:20 – 14:10
    Key-note lectures
    Dr. Akira Yoshino (AIST)
    Ms. Maria DiGiulian (DOE, US)
    14:10 – 14:25
    Conference Report
    – Overview of Leaders Statement
    – Reports of Technical Session and Workshop
    Dr. Haruhiko Obara (AIST)
    14:25 – 14:40Break  
    14:40 – 14:55
    Overview of Morning Leaders Meeting and Recommended
    Actions
    Overview of Morning Leaders Meeting and Recommended
    Actions
    Dr. Martin Keller (NREL, US)
    14:55 – 16:35
    Round Table Discussion
    Round Table Discussion Framing (Keller)
    -Comments from Leaders (2 min. each, 1 slide)
    -Open Discussion, include synergy with other
    activities (e.g. Mission Innovation)
    -Concluding remarks (Keller)
    -Adoption of the Leaders Recommendations
    (Ishimura)
    – Future meetings
    16:35 – 16:55
    Closing Remarks
    Mr. Hiroshi Oikawa (NEDO)