APERC Annual Conference

APERC Annual Conference 2008 20, 21 and 22 February 2008, Keio Plaza Hotel, Tokyo, Japan

Wednesday, 20 February 2008

Opening Session

OS-1 Welcoming Remarks Mr. Kotaro Kimura, President of APREC

Session 1: Understanding Energy In China

S1-1 Energy Review of China Dr. Yonghun Jung, Vice President, APERC
S1-2 Enery Supply Issues in China Ms. Liu Xiaoli, Energy Research Institute, China
S1-3 Foreign Investment in China's Power Sector Dr. Alan Chan, Meiya Power Company Limited, Hong Kong, China
S1-4 China's Energy Demand/Supply Imbalances Dr. Elspeth Thomson, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore

Session 2: Urban Transport Energy Use in the APEC region - Phase II

S2-1 Urban Transport Energy Use in the APEC Region – Phase II Ms. Naoko Doi, APERC
S2-2 Urban Transport Energy in Thailand Mr. Chamroon Tangpaisalkit, Ministry of Transport, Thailand
S2-3 Toward the Realization of Sustainable Mobility, Transportation and Logistics Renaissance Mr. Hajime Amano, Toyota Motors Corp., Japan
S2-4 Jabodedabek Transportation Master Plan Mr. Junji Shibata, Pacific Consultants, Japan
S2-5 Rail Transportation Development in Jabodedabek Mr. Robinson Manurung, Ministry of Transport, Indonesia

Thursday, 21 February 2008

Session 3: Understanding International Energy Initiatives in the APEC Region - Phase II

S3-1 Understanding International Energy Initiatives: Way Forward Dr. Sergey Popov, APERC
S3-2 ADB’s Experience in Energy Sector Cooperation in the GMS Region Dr. Yongping Zhai, ADB, Philippines
S3-3 Challenges and Opportunities in International Energy Cooperation Prepared by Mr. Pranesh Saha, UNESCAP, Bangkok, Thailand Presented by Prof. Thierry Lefevre, CEERD-FIHRD, Thailand
S3-4 Following the markets: Emergency and evolution of binding international energy regime – and the role of the Energy Charter Treaty Dr. A. Konoplyanik, Energy Charter Secretariat, Brussels, Belgium

Session 4: Energy Efficiency in the APEC Region

S4-1 Energy Efficiency in APEC, A Focus on the Power Sector Dr. Yonghun Jung, Vice President, APERC
S4-2 Energy Efficiency in the European Context Prof. Jean-Marie Chevalier, University of Paris – Dauphine, France
S4-3 Energy Efficiency Community Development Ms. Larisa Dobriansky, Baker and Hostetler, USA
S4-4 Supporting Energy Efficiency with EE Standardization and Labeling Ms. Wei Han, CECP, China
S4-5 Hitachi’s Approach to Efficiency Improvement in Thermal Power Plant Mr. Y. Fujitani, Hitachi, Japan

Friday, 22 February 2008

Session 5: New Research Studies for 2008

S5-1 Proposal for FY 2008 Themes of Research Studies Dr. Yonghun Jung, Vice President, APERC
S5-2 Energy Resource Potential of Natural Gas Hydrates and the Circum-Arctic Ms. Brenda Pierce, US Geological Survey, USA
S5-3 New Research Studies for 2008 – Comments and Suggestions Dr. Kang Wu, East West Center, USA
S5-4 Energy Plan and Nuclear Power in Asia Dr. Sueo Machi, Nuclear Safety Research Association, Japan

Round table discussion on policy issues in the APEC region

Closing Session

Chair’s Closing Remarks Dr. Kenichi Matsui, APERC, IEEJ
Wrap-Up Dr. Yonghun Jung, Vice President, APERC
Closing Remark Mr. Kotaro Kimura, President, APERC