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    Technical Sessions (September 29th – October 2nd)

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

    Timetable of each technical session

    Note1) Panel discussion will be held based on the presentation of the panelists recorded in advance. Watching the pre‐recorded video of the panelists before each session is highly recommended. Registered participants will receive the Connection details to the pre‐recorded video a few days prior to each session.
    Note2) Questions & comments to the pre‐recorded video will be gathered from Question form in advance. Participants of the live session can ask questions or Give comments through Q&A option of the Cisco Webex.

    Theme 1
    Renewable Energy
    Sept. 29th 18:00 – 19:30 (JST, UTC+9)
    (Sept.23rd :Release date of pre-recorded video of this session.)

    Title of PresentationSpeakerDocuments (PDF)
    1Global Renewables OutlookDr. Dolf Gielen (IRENA)Slide
    2Emerging Materials and Devices: Metal Halide PerovskitesProf. Henry Snaith (Univ. Oxford)Slide
    3International Cooperation in PV: Role and BenefitsDr. Stefan Nowak (IEA PVPS)Slide
    4Standardisation and International Collaboration Activities of PVQATDr. Tony Sample (JRC)Slide

    Moderator: Prof. MATSUMOTO Mayumi (Visiting Associate Professor, the Univ. of Tokyo)

    Theme 2
    Next Generation Energy Management System with Batteries
    Sept. 30th 12:00 – 13:30 (JST, UTC+9)
    (Sept.23rd :Release date of pre-recorded video of this session.)

    Title of PresentationSpeakerDocuments (PDF)
    1Role of battery storage in the next generation energy systemDr. YOSHINO Akira (AIST)Slide
    2System Integration technology utilizing battery including resilienceDr. Anthony Burrell (NREL)Slide
    3Recent Development of Processes for Recycling Spent Lithium-ion Batteries (LIBs)Prof. Zhi Sun (CAS)Slide
    4Advanced Characterization of BatteriesDr. Jinghua Guo (LBNL)Slide

    Moderator: Dr. SAKAEBE Hikari (AIST)

    Theme 3
    Hydrogen
    Oct. 1st 20:00 – 21:30 (JST, UTC+9)
    (Sept.24th :Release date of pre-recorded video of this session.)

    Title of PresentationSpeakerDocuments (PDF)
    1Research and Development of Hydrogen TechnologyDr. YABE Akira (NEDO)Slide
    2Hydrogen’s Role in Reaching Climate Neutrality in the European Union and in GermanyDr. Christopher Hebling (Fh-ISE)Slide
    3Solid Oxide Electrolysis Overview of the technology and current developments at CEADr. Julie Mougin (CEA)Slide
    4Strategy of Hydrogen Research in AISTDr. NANBA Tetsuya (AIST)Slide

    Moderator: Mr. Martin Tengler (Lead Hydrogen Analyst, BloombergNEF)

    Theme 4
    CCUS
    Oct. 2nd 20:00 – 21:30 (JST, UTC+9)
    (Sept.25th : Release date of pre-recorded video of this session.)

    Title of PresentationSpeakerDocuments (PDF)
    1Overview of Carbon recycling and CCS :Global context -Australian perspectivesDr. Paul Feron (CSIRO)Slide
    2Carbon Recycling Technology with Biomass UtilizationDr. SAKANISHI Kinya (AIST)Slide
    3Catalytic Approaches for the Efficient Utilization of CO2Prof. Jorge Gascon (KAUST)Slide
    4Research and Development of CO2 Utilization Technology in AISTDr. TAKAGI Hideyuki (AIST)Slide

    Moderator:Dr. NISHIO Masahiro(AIST)

    RD20 International Advisors & Co-chair of Technical Sessions

    International Advisors
    Cochair, Executive Committee

    Leaders’ Session (October 9th)

    14:00 – 16:10 (JST, UTC+9)

    Time (JST)
    14:00 – 14:03Opening remarksTBD (METI Note1)
    14:03 – 14:06Opening addressMr. ISHIMURA Kazuhiko (RD20 Chair, President, AIST)
    14:06 – 14:13Introduction of GZR Note2Dr. YOSHINO Akira (Director of GZR, AIST)
    14:13 – 14:20NEDO’s Contribution to Addressing Climate Change Issues through International CollaborationMr. ISHIZUKA Hiroaki (Chairman, NEDO Note3)
    14:20 – 14:27Summary of ICEF Note4Mr. TANAKA Nobuo (Chair of the ICEF Steering Committee)
    14:27 – 14:34Summary of the Technical SessionsDr. OBARA Haruhiko (Vice President, AIST)
    14:34 – 15:44Short presentation from 23 institutions3min x 23 representatives
    15:44 – 16:00Leaders’ Summary: Presentation and DiscussionMr. ISHIMURA Kazuhiko (RD20 Chair, President, AIST)
    16:00 – 16:10Closing remarksMr. ISHIMURA Kazuhiko (RD20 Chair, President, AIST)

    Note1) METI: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
    Note2) GZR: Global Zero Emission Research Center, AIST (established in January 2020)
    Note3) NEDO: New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, Japanese public funding agency
    Note4) ICEF: Innovation for Cool Earth Forum
    Note5) Pre-recorded video of representatives’ presentation will become available online in advance.
     Watching the pre-recorded video before each session is highly recommended. Registered participants will receive the connection details to the pre-recorded video a few days prior to the session.