20231110 International Symposium on Global Security and Energy Transition




Initiative for Global Security and Energy Transition, RCAST


10 November 2023, Friday
Symposium 10:00 – 16:00
(Simultaneous Japanese-English interpretation)

Reception 16:00 – 18:00
* The reception is on a membership fee basis. Membership fee: 5,000 yen


Ito Hall, Ito International Research Center,
The University of Tokyo
(Ito International Research Center B2F)

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Application Method

Please register using the registration form below.
After submitting the form, you will receive a [Participation Form] by e-mail. Please print it out and present it at the registration desk on the day of the event.

Registration Form * in Japanese

Deadline for advance registration

9 November 2023, Thursday at 5:00 p.m.
After the deadline, please come directly to the reception desk on the day of the event.
* Please hand your business card to the receptionist if you plan to attend on the day of the event.

Programme (Simultaneous Japanese-English interpretation)

Opening Session : 10:00-10:20

Opening Remarks : Tatsuoki Kono, Director, Initiative for Global Security and Energy Transition/Professor, RCAST
Welcome Remarks : Tatsuya Okubo, Executive Vice President, The University of Tokyo
Guest Remarks : Kohji Yanagisawa, Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology

Keynote Speech : 10:20-11:10

Keynote presentation: Jane Nakano, Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Plenary Session : 11:10-12:30

Plenary presentation 1: Toshiyuki Shirai, Director for International Affairs, ANRE, METI
Plenary presentation 2: Atsushi Kato, Director, Climate Change Division, MOFA
Plenary presentation 3: Peter Roberts OAM, Minister and Deputy Head of Mission, Australian Embassy in Japan
Plenary presentation 4: Rémy CARDINET, Counsellor, French Embassy in Japan
Plenary presentation 5: Motohiko Nishimura, President, Energy Solution & Marine Engineering Company, Kawasaki Heavy Industries

Lunch Break : 12:30-14:00


Energy and Geopolitics Session : 14:00-15:55

Moderator :
Masakazu Sugiyama, RCAST
Panelists’ short presentations:
Tae-Yoon Kim, International Energy Agency
Shigeto Kondo, JIME Center, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan
Yasushi Sato, ENEOS Co.
Tatsuoki Kono, RCAST
Satoshi Ikeuchi, RCAST
Discussion by panelists: 15:00-15:55

Closing Remarks : 15:55-16:00

Tatsuoki Kono, RCAST

Reception : 16:00-18:00