The Tenth Japan–Russia Energy and Environment Dialogue in Niigata


Date to Be Held: Tuesday 14 November 2017
Venue: Toki Messe (Niigata Convention Center)
Organizers: Niigata Prefecture, City of Niigata, ERINA
Languages to Be Used: Simultaneous interpretation for Japanese and Russian



09:30–11:45      Opening and Keynote Address and Reports

Organizers Welcoming Addresses

KAWAI Masahiro Representative Director, ERINA
YONEYAMA Ryuichi Governor of Niigata Prefecture
SHINODA Akira Mayor of the City of Niigata

Guest Welcoming Addresses

YASENEV Sergey Embassy of the Russian Federation to Japan

Keynote Address

Chairman, Sasakawa Peace Foundation
Stormy Energy Future: Energy Security & Sustainability Strategy

Keynote Reports

SHIMA Keiichi,
Director, Japan–Russia Economic Affairs Division, European Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Head of Economic Department, Trade Representation of the Russian Federation in Japan
TANAKA Kazushige,
Director, International Affairs Division, Commissioner’s Secretariat, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, METI

13:30–15:45     Session A:  Energy Resources

Managing Director and Chief Economist, Institute of Energy Economics, Japan
Challenges in Asia/World Energy Market and the role of Russia
GROMOV A., Director of Energy Department, Institute for Energy and Finance GLOBAL OIL MARKET TRENDS AND RUSSIA’S ENERGY STRATEG
TERASAKI Yoshinori, Deputy General Manager, Fuels Department, Thermal & Nuclear Power Division, Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc. Current Situation of Tohoku EPCO’s Fuel Procurement
HARADA Daisuke, Project Director, Energy Research Division, Research and Analysis Department, JOGMEC Japan-Russia Cooperation in Oil and Gas Upstream in Eastern Russia: Current Status and Perspective
MIYAZAWA Kazumasa, General Manager, Russia and Australia Gas Business Division, Energy Business Unit II, Mitsui & Co. Japan-Russia Cooperation in the Development of Russian Natural Resources
SAKAI Satoshi, Senior Advisor, Russia Natural Gas Business Department, Mitsubishi Corporation Oil and Gas Export by Russia to the Asia-pacific Region
ISHIKAWA Hiroshi, Director and Plant Manager, Tokyo Boeki Engineering, Ltd.
TAKADA Atsushi, Deputy General Manager, CS Department, Tokyo Boeki Engineering, Ltd.

16:00–17:30     Session B:  Energy Conservation, the Environment, and Electricity Generation

UMAKHANOV Magomed-Salam, Head of Innovation Development Department, Russian Energy Agency Russian-Japanese cooperation in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency
AOYAMA Nobuaki, Chairman, Planning and Operation Committee, JASE-World Collaboration for Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy for the Sustainable Growth
KOLODEZNIKOV Alexei, First Deputy Prime Minister, Sakha Republic (Yakutia) On the cooperation of the Government of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) with Japanese companies in the power generating industry
YAMAMURA Shinji, Executive Officer, Principal Consultant, Nikken Sekkei Research Institute Energy Smartization Projects in Russia
WAKUTSU Hideyuki, Head, Industrial Establishment Division, Department of Industry, Labor and Tourism, Niigata Prefecture Niigata Prefecture’s Efforts in the Renewable and Next-generation Energy Sector


17:30–17:45     Closing Remarks

  • KAWAI Masahiro, Representative Director, ERINA

18:30–20:00 Reception

Banquet Room “Hoh-oh”, 30th Floor, Hotel Nikko Niigata