International Symposium: Energy Security and Investment in Asia
July 5, 2017
On July 13th (Thursday), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will organize “International Symposium: Energy Security and Investment in Asia”. To attend the symposium, please apply as instructed below. We look forward to your participation.
July 13 (Thursday) 10:00-16:00 (12:45-14:00 Lunch Reception)
Mita Conference Hall (Mita Kyoyo Kaigisyo) 2-1-8 Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Free of charge
Japanese/English (simultaneous interpretation available, except for Breakout Session B in the afternoon, which is conducted in English only)
[Note] The personal information of applicants will not be used for any purpose other than registration and getting feedback on this symposium, and will be discarded appropriately afterwards.
The world energy situation is changing rapidly, such as through structural change in global demand and supply market, oil price stagnation, and so on. This symposium, focusing on Asia, will discuss how energy security, which is essential to economic growth, will be secured and further strengthened in Asia.
In addition, Speech on Japan’s Energy and Resource Diplomacy will be delivered and the International Energy Agency (IEA) will issue “World Energy Investment 2017” and the chief economist of the IEA, the author of the publication, will make a keynote speech on its latest analysis on the world energy investment.
|10:00-10:10||Speech on Japan’s Energy and Resource Diplomacy by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (TBC)|
|10:10-10:40||Keynote Speech: World Energy Investment 2017
Presented by Laszlo Varro, Chief Economist, International Energy Agency
|10:40-11:00||Q&A and Discussion|
Session 1: Energy security under the rapidly changing energy landscape
Breakout Group A: (English/Japanese)
Towards more flexible and transparent energy market in Asia
Energy investment and energy transition in Asia
Session 2(Panel Discussion): Prosperous energy future from Asian perspective