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Technical Sessions (September 29th - October 2nd)

Theme 1
Renewable Energy

Moderator

Ms. MATSUMOTO Mayumi

Prof. MATSUMOTO Mayumi

Visiting Associate Professor, the University of Tokyo

Panelist

Dr. Dolf Gielen

Dr. Dolf Gielen

Director, Innovation and Technology Centre, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

Prof. Henry Snaith

Prof. Henry Snaith

Professor, Department of Physics, University of Oxford

Dr. Stefan Nowak

Dr. Stefan Nowak

International Energy Agency (IEA)

Dr. Tony Sample

Dr. Tony Sample

Senior Researcher, Joint Research Centre (JRC)

Theme 2
Next Generation Energy Management System with Batteries

Moderator

Dr. SAKAEBE Hikari

Dr. SAKAEBE Hikari

Chief Senior Researcher, Research Institute of Electrochemical Energy, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

Panelist

Dr. YOSHINO Akira

Dr. YOSHINO Akira

Director, Global Zero Emission Research Center (GZR), AIST

Dr. Anthony Burrell

Dr. Anthony Burrell

Chief Technologist, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Prof Zhi Sun

Prof Zhi Sun

Professor, Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Dr. Jinghua Guo

Dr. Jinghua Guo

Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)

Theme3
Hydrogen

Moderator

Mr. Martin Tengler

Mr. Martin Tengler

Senior Analyst, BloombergNEF

Panelist

Dr. YABE Akira

Dr. YABE Akira

Head of Energy System and Hydrogen Unit, Technology Strategy Center (TSC), New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

Dr. Christopher Hebling

Dr. Christopher Hebling

Director of Division Hydrogen Technologies, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (Fh-ISE)

Dr. Julie Mougin

Dr. Julie Mougin

Head of Hydrogen Technologies Laboratory, Commissariat à l'énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives (CEA)

Dr. NANBA Tetsuya

Dr. NANBA Tetsuya

Director, Research Planning Office, Department of Energy and Environment, AIST

Theme 4
CCUS

Moderator

Dr. NISHIO Masahiro

Dr. NISHIO Masahiro

Innovation Coordinator, Research Promotion Division of Zero emission, Department of Energy and Environment, AIST

Panelist

Dr. Paul Feron

Dr. Paul Feron

Science Leader, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO)

Dr. SAKANISHI Kinya

Dr. SAKANISHI Kinya

Asisstant Director General, Department of Energy and Environment, AIST

Prof. Jorge Gascon

Prof. Jorge Gascon

Professor, Director of Catalysis Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

Dr. TAKAGI Hideyuki

Dr. TAKAGI Hideyuki

Team Leader, Hydrogen Production and Storage Team, GZR, AIST

RD20 International Advisors & Co-chair of Technical Sessions

International Advisors

Dr. David Harris

Dr. David Harris

Research Director, CSIRO, Australia

Dr. Christian Thiel

Dr. Christian Thiel

Head of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Unit, JRC, EU

Dr. Florence Lefebvre-Joud

Dr. Florence Lefebvre-Joud

Scientific Director and Deputy Director of CEA-Liten, France

Prof. Dr. Christopher Hebling

Prof. Dr. Christopher Hebling

Director of Division Hydrogen Technologies, Fraunhofer ISE, Germany

Dr. William Tumas

Dr. William Tumas

Associate Laboratory Director, NREL, USA

Cochair, Executive Committee

Mr. FUKUDA Atsushi

Mr. FUKUDA Atsushi

GZR, AIST, Japan

Dr. KONDO Michio

Dr. KONDO Michio

Research Promotion Division of Zero emission, AIST, Japan

Leaders' Session (October 9th)

RD20 Chair

Mr. ISHIMURA Kazuhiko

Mr. ISHIMURA Kazuhiko

President, AIST

Special Speakers

Dr. YOSHINO Akira

Dr. YOSHINO Akira

Director, Global Zero Emission Research Center (GZR), AIST

Mr. TANAKA Nobuo

Mr. TANAKA Nobuo

Chair, Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF) Steering Committee

Mr. ISHIZUKA Hiroaki

Mr. ISHIZUKA Hiroaki

Chairman, NEDO

Dr. OBARA Haruhiko

Dr. OBARA Haruhiko

Vice-President, AIST

RD20 Speakers

as of Sept. 16, 2020

Country Speakers Organization
Argentina Ing. Marcelo Marzocchini
Director Operativo
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Industrial (INTI)
Australia Dr. Peter Mayfield
Executive Director - Environment, Energy and Resources
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO)
Brazil Prof. Walter Libardi
Deputy Rector
FAI-UFSCar Universidade Federal de Sao Carlos
Canada Dr. Susanna Laaksonen-Craig
Director General
Energy, Mining and Environment Research Centre, National Research Council Canada (NRC)
China Prof. Zhongmin Liu
Director
Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
European Union Mr. Stephen Quest
Director General
Joint Research Centre (JRC)
France Prof. Antoine Petit
Chairman and CEO
Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS)
France Dr. Laurence PIKETTY
Deputy CEO
Commissariat à l'énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives (CEA)
Germany Prof. Dr. Hans-Martin Henning
Director
Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (Fh-ISE)
India Dr. Ajay Mathur
Director General
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
Indonesia Dr. Hammam Riza
Head
Badan Pengkajian dan Penerapan Teknologi (BPPT)
Italy Dr. Giorgio Graditi
Director
Energy Technologies Department,Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA)
Japan Dr. OBARA Haruhiko
Vice-President
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Japan Dr. HASHIMOTO Kazuhito
President
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
Japan Dr. HARAYAMA Yuko
Executive Director
RIKEN
Mexico Dr. José Mustre de León
Director General
Center for Research and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnic Institute (CINVESTAV)
Republic of Korea Dr. Jong-nam KIM
President
Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER)
Russia Dr. Oleg Zhdaneev
Head
Technology Development Center for Energy, Ministry of Energy of Russian Federation
Russia Prof. Nikolay Rogalev
Rector
Moscow Power Engineering Institute (MPEI)
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia H.E. Dr. Khalid Al Sultan
President
King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KACARE)
Republic of South Africa Dr. Thulani Dlamini
CEO
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
Turkey Ass. Prof. Dr. Murat MAKARACI
Vice President
Energy Institute ,TUBITAK Marmara Research Center (MAM)
United Kingdom Dr. Rob Gross
Director
UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC)
USA Dr. Martin Keller
Director
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Host
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
AIST: Global Zero Emission Research Center (GZR)
Co-Hosts
MEXT : Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
METI Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization