Program of the Seminar on Energy Security in Asia 2002

Session 1: International Energy Situation

9:00 - 9:15 Opening Address "Potential and Challenges for ASEAN+3 Energy Cooperation"
Ms. Yoriko Kawaguchi, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan (pending confirmation)
9:15 - 9:35 "Energy Security"
Mr. Robert Priddle, Executive Director, International Energy Agency
9:35 - 9:55 "Framework for International Energy Cooperation"
Dr. Ria Kemper, Secretary General, Energy Charter Secretariat
9:55 - 10:15 "Expectations for Producer-Consumer Dialogue -from Riyadh to Osaka-"
Dr. Ibrahim Al-Muhanna, Adviser to the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
10:15 - 10:35 Q & A and Discussion
10:35 - 10:50 Coffee Break

Session 2: Energy Situation in Asia

10:50 - 11:10 "Energy Outlook in Asia"
Mr. Tatsuo Masuda, President, APERC
11:10 - 11:30 "Producing Countries' Perspective"
Mr. Nur Hidayat, Deputy Director of Procurement Program, Directorate of Planning, Directorate General of Electricity and Energy Utilization, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Republic of Indonesia
11:30 - 11:50 "Consuming Countries' Perspective"
Mr. Hiroshi Kawasaki, Senior Adviser, Tokyo Electric Power Company
11:50 - 12:10 Q & A and Discussion

Luncheon Session: Asian Energy Community Initiative

12:20 - 13:20 "Luncheon Session"
Dr. Taro Nakayama, Member of the House of Representatives, Japan (Former Minister for Foreign Affairs; Chairman, LDP Research Commission on Foreign Affairs; Chairman, Parliamentary League for the Promotion of the Asian Energy Community)

Session 3: Development of Emergency Response System in the Framework of ASEAN+3

13:30 - 13:50 "Republic of Korea's Experience on Grading-up of Oil Stockpiling System"
Dr. Chang, Keun-Moo, Deputy Director, Energy & Resources Policy Division, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy, Republic of Korea
13:50 - 14:10 "Future Direction for Development of Emergency Response System in Asia"
Mr. Tadahisa Okabe, Director for Petroleum Reserve, Natural Resources and Fuel Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan
14:10 - 14:30 Q & A and Discussion
14:30 - 14:45 Coffee Break

Session 4: Future Direction for ASEAN+3 Energy Cooperation - Mid- to Long-Term Energy Cooperation -

14:45 - 15:00 "Cooperation in Developing Energy Infrastructure in Asia"
"Northeast Asian Natural Gas Pipeline Project"
Dr. Kazuaki Hiraishi, Secretary General, Asian Pipeline Research Society of Japan
15:00 - 15:15 "Southeast Asian Natural Gas Pipeline Project -Trans-ASEAN Gas Pipeline Project-"
Dr. Farid Mohd Amin, Senior Manager, Corporate Information and Research Unit, Corporate Planning and Development Division, PETRONAS
15:15 - 15:30 "Strengthening of Electric Power Supply in East Asia"
Dr. Guillermo R. Balce, Executive Director, ASEAN Center for Energy
15:30 - 15:45 "China's Policy on Multilateral Energy Cooperation in Asia"
Mr. Song Chaoyi, Deputy Director General, Basic Industries Development Department, State Development Planning Commission, People's Republic of China
15:45 - 16:00 "Promotion of Energy Efficiency and Energy Conservation"
Mr. Naohito Okumura, General Manager, International Cooperation Development, The Energy Conservation Center
16:00 - 16:15 "Potential for New and Renewable Energy"
Dr. Pongpisit Viseshakul, Director, Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Division, National Energy Policy Office, Kingdom of Thailand
16:15 - 16:55 Q & A and Discussion

Session 5: Potential and Challenges for ASEAN+3 Energy Cooperation

16:55 - 17:15 Prof. Akihiko Tanaka, Professor, University of Tokyo
17:15 - 17:45 Discussion
17:45 - Closing Remarks
Prof. Akihiko Tanaka, Professor, University of Tokyo
18:30 - Hosted by Mr. Kenichi Mizuno, Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Japan at Konjoh, Akasaka Prince Hotel

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