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    Technical Sessions (September 29th – October 1st)

    Moderator: Dr. KONDO Michio (AIST, Japan)

    Theme 1
    Decarbonization by Sectors

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

    Panelists

    Mr. Kobad BHAVNAGRI CV
    Global Head of Industrial Decarbonization, Bloomberg NEF

    Mr. SEGAWA Yuta CV
    Institute of Technology, Center for Energy Engineering, Shimizu Corporation

    Dr. Aqil JAMAL CV Chief Technologist, Carbon Management Division, Research and Development Center, Saudi Aramco

    Mr. KAITA Keiji CV President, Carbon Neutral Advanced Engineering Development Center, Toyota Motor Corporation

    Theme 2 Social Acceptance of Hydrogen (Commonality among all the sectors)

    Chair: Dr. David Harris (CSIRO, Australia)

    Panelists

    Dr. Elisabeth DÜTSCHKE CV Coordinator of Business Unit Actors and Social Acceptance in the Transformation of the Energy System, Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (Fh-ISI)

    Dr. ONO Kyoko CV Senior Researcher, Research Institute of Science for Safety and Sustainability, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

    Dr. François GIRARD CV Research Council Officer, Technical Leader Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies, National Research Council Canada (NRC)

    Dr. Laurent ANTONI CV Hydrogen Public Affairs Manager, Commissariat àl’ énergie atomique etauxénergies alternatives, Laboratoire d’Innovation pour les Technologies des Energies Nouvelles (CEA-LITEN)

    Theme 3 Next Generation Energy Management System

    Chair: Dr. William Tumas (NREL, USA)

    Panelists

    Mr. Stefan P.M. CHANTREL CV Research Fellow, Department Smart Grid ICT, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (Fh-ISE)

    Dr. YAMAGUCHI Hiroshi CV Director, Advanced Power Electronics Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

    Dr. John WARD CV Research Director of the Energy Systems Research Program, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

    Dr. Cherif ASSAF CV Programme Director, Multi Energy Systems and Grids, Energy Research Institute, Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

    Dr. Krishnanand Kaippilly RADHAKRISHNAN CV Research Fellow, Energy Research Institute, NTU

    Leaders Session (October 8th)

    RD20 Chair

    Mr. ISHIMURA Kazuhiko

    Mr. ISHIMURA Kazuhiko CV
    President and CEO, AIST

    RD20 Speakers

    as of Sep. 21, 2021

    CountrySpeakersOrganizationDocuments (PDF)
    ArgentinaMrs. Liliana Molina Tirado
    Energy & Mobility Deputy – Innovation & Technological Development Management
    Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Industrial (INTI)CV
    AustraliaDr. Marita Niemelae
    Executive Director
    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO)CV
    BrazilProf. Ernesto Chaves Pereira
    Head
    FAI-UFSCar Universidade Federal de Sao Carlos, International Relations OfficeCV
    CanadaDr. Michel Dumoulin
    Vice President, Engineering
    National Research Council Canada (NRC)
    CV
    ChinaProf.Zhongmin Liu
    Director General
    Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP), Chinese Academy of SciencesCV
    European UnionDr. habil. Piotr Szymański
    Director of JRC Directorate C – Energy, Transport and Climate
    Joint Research Centre (JRC)
    CV
    FranceDr. Abdelilah SLAOUI
    Research Director
    Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS)
    CV
    France Mr. Bruno PAING
    Deputy Director,
    International relations,
    Renewable energies & digital technologies
    Centre Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives (CEA) and CEA-Liten
    CV
    GermanyProf. Dr. Reimund Neugebauer
    President
    Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft (Fh-G)
    CV
    Germany Prof. Dr. Hans-Martin Henning
    Director
    Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (Fh-ISE)
    CV
    IndiaDr. Vibha Dhawan
    Director General
    The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)CV
    IndonesiaDr. Hammam Riza
    Chairman
    Badan Pengkajian dan Penerapan Teknologi (BPPT)CV
    ItalyDr. Giorgio Graditi
    Vice Director of Energy Technologies Department
    Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA)
    CV
    Republic of KoreaDr. Jong-nam KIM
    President
    Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER
    CV
    MexicoDr. José Mustre de León
    Director General
    Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute (CINVESTAV)
    CV
    Russian FederationProf. Nikolay Rogalev
    Rector
    Moscow Power Engineering Institute (MPEI)CV
    Saudi Arabia
    H.E. Dr. Khalid Al Sultan
    President
    King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KACARE)
    CV
    South AfricaDr. Thulani Dlamini
    CEO
    Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
    CV
    TurkeyDr. Cem SAHIN
    Director
    TÜBİTAK Marmara Research Center Energy Institute CV
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandProf. Robert Gross
    Director
    UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC)
    CV
    United States of America
    Dr. Martin Keller
    Director
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
    CV
    Japan Dr. HASHIMOTO Kazuhito
    President
    National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)CV
    Japan Dr. HARAYAMA Yuko
    Executive Director
    RIKENCV
    JapanDr. OBARA Haruhiko
    Executive Officer
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)CV