Tokyo Institute of Technology The 3rd Global Hydrogen Energy Unit Open Symposium


Global Hydrogen Energy Unit (GHEU) promotes comprehensive and technological study on hydrogen utilization system in the future. GHEU will hold a public symposium to share current situation and future prospects of domestic and foreign hydrogen utilization technologies.


Date and Time
Monday, October 16, 2017
Symposium: 13:30 - 17:50
Reception: 18:00 - 20:00
Kuramae Hall, Tokyo Tech Front(External site) (1 min. walk from Ookayama Sta.)
Participation Fee
Free (3,000 JPY for Reception)

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13:30 - 13:35
Welcome Remarks
Dr. Yoshinao Mishima, President, Tokyo Institute of Technology
13:35 - 13:50
GHEU Activity Report and its Future Prospects
Dr. Ken Okazaki, Institute Professor, Global Hydrogen Energy Research Unit, Tokyo Institute of Technology
13:50 - 14:30
Keynote Speech 1 (invitational)
"Japan's Future Energy Security Strategy and the Role of Hydrogen Energy"
Mr. Nobuo Tanaka, Chairman of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, former Executive Director of the International Energy Agency
14:30 - 15:10
Keynote Speech 2 (invitational)
"Research and Development Trends of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies in Asia region and Future Prospects (tentative)"
Dr. Chan, Siew Hwa, Professor, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Co-director, Energy Research Institute at NTU (ERI@N)
15:10 - 15:25
15:25 - 15:50
Keynote Speech 3 (invitational)
"Towards the Hydrogen Society"
Mr. Masayoshi Yamakage, Director, Advanced Energy Systems and Structure Division, Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Strategy Office, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
15:50 - 16:40
Interim Report on "Total System Introduction Scenario Survey Research", project of "Leading Technology Research and Development Project on Hydrogen Utilization" by the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
Dr. Manabu Ihara, Dr. Yuya Kajikawa, Tokyo Tech
Dr. Hideyuki Takagi, Dr. Yuki Kudoh, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Dr. Etsushi Kato, Institute of Applied Energy (IAE)
16:40 - 17:50
Panel Discussion: "Towards the diffusion of CO2-free Hydrogen"
Panelists: Invited speakers and Global Hydrogen Energy Consortium members, Dr. Yuya Kajikawa, Associate Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology et al.
Moderator: Dr. Ken Okazaki, Dr. Michio Hashimoto, Tokyo Institute of Technology
18:00 -

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