2nd German-Japanese Environment Dialog Forum

2nd German-Japanese Environment Dialog Forum - Efficient energy supply, storage and use as keys to climate protection

Date: June 9-10, 2009

Venue: Tokyo International Forum / Hall D7
5-1 Marunouchi 3-chome, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-0005, Japan

Information and registration:
Peter Beck
ECOS Japan Consult
Westerbreite 7
49084 Osnabrück
Tel.: +49 (0) 541-9778-200
Fax: +49 (0) 541-9778-202

Language: German and Japanese (simultaneous translation)
Participation: Free, number of participants limited, reservation required


New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU)

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Heat Pump & Thermal Storage Technology Center of Japan
Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit (BMU)
Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)
ECOS Japan Consult

In cooperation with:
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)
Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie (BMWi)
Deutsch-Japanischer Wirtschaftskreis (DJW)

Researchers from Fraunhofer ISE (Institute for Solar Energy Systems), UMSICHT (Institute for Environmental, Safty and Energy Technology) and IFAM (Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Applied Materials Research) will participate in the 2nd German-Japanese Environment Dialog Forum and give lectures about efficient energy supply, storage and use as keys to climate protection.


Tuesday, June 9th, Workshop I, The role of politics - visions for the future, part I
Moderation: Kazunori Nagai, Director General Energy
Conservation Technology Department (NEDO)


Registration of all participants


Opening and greeting

Mr. Seiji Murata
President, NEDO

Mr. S.E. Hans-Joachim Daerr
Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany

Mr. Prof. Dr. Martin Jänicke
Board member, Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU)

10:30 Keynote Speeches

"Scenarios of future energy supply"
Mr. Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Krewitt
Director System Analysis and Technology Assessment
German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, DLR)

"Advancement of energy efficience and renewable energies as a global task"
Mr. Hideo Hato
Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Department
Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, METI

11:20 Coffee break

11:40 Keynote Speech

"Activities in the field of energy and environment technology in Japan"
Mr. Kazuaki Koizawa
Executive Director Energy and Environment Technology Center, NEDO

12:05 Discussion

12:30 Lunch

Tuesday, June 9th, Workshop I
Efficient and intelligent energy supply systems
Moderation: Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Krewitt, DLR

13:30 Lectures

"New requirements towards large-scale energy supply via solar electricity"
Mr. Dr. Satoru Morozumi
Director New Energy Technology Development Department, NEDO

"The way from smart metering to smart grid"
Mr. Dr. Christof Wittwer
Group Manager Business Management and System Control BSR
Fraunhofer ISE (Institute for Solar Energy Systems)

14:20 Discussion

14:40 Coffee break

15:00 Lectures

"eTelligence as a marketplace for intelligent energy supply –
a pilot scheme for integration of renewable energies into a grid infrastructure"
Mr. Dr. Jörg Hermsmeier, Director Division Research and Development

"Activities of Hokkaido Electric Power for implementation of renewable energies"
Mr. Yutaka Saitoh, Chief Manager Research & Development Department
PV Project Promotion Office, Hokkaido Electric Power Co., Inc.

"Storage services for grids"
Mr. Dr. Christian Dötsch
Business Unit Manager Energy Systems
Fraunhofer UMSICHT (Institute for Environment, Safety and Energy Technology)

16:00 Discussion

16:30 Coffee break

Tuesday, June 9th, Workshop I
The role of politics – visions for the future, part II

16:50 SpecialLecture

"Roadmap energy politics 2020 – how the large industrial countries nowadays
should arrange their energy policy and Germany’s positioning"
Mr. Matthias Machnig
Secretary of State
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit BMU)

17:10 Discussion

17:30 Closing

18:00 Reception


Wednesday, June 10th, Workshop II
Efficient technologies for electricity storage
Moderation: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AISZ), N.N.

10:00 Lectures

"Applications of energy storages in isolated and distribution networks"
Mr. Dr. Matthias Vetter
Group Manager Network-Independent Energy Supplies
Fraunhofer ISE (Institute for Solar Energy Systems)

"The current situation of the NAS battery technology"
Mr. Aikimichi Okimoto
Deputy General Manager Power Business Group
NAS Sales Department
NGK Insultors, LTD.

10:50 Discussion

11:10 Coffee break

11:30 Lectures

"Technological trends and developments of modern energy storage systems –
Siemens as integrator of systems in solutions"
Mr. Alfons Frank
Division Manager Energy
Siemens Japan K.K.

"A contribution to environmental protection: The new generation of electric vehicles i-MiEV"
Mr. Kenichiro Wada
Team Leader Engineering Planning Team
MiEV Business Management Office
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation

"Li-ion technology and the next generation of electric energy storages:
Challenges and possibilities"
Mr. Dr.-Ing. Julian Schwenzel
Team Manager Electric Energy Storages
Fraunhofer IFAM (Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Applied Materials Research)

12:30 Discussion

12:50 Lunch

Wednesday, June 10th, Workshop III
Efficient technologies for energy use in buildings – Heat pump and thermal storage technologies
Moderation: Prof. em. Shunroku Tanaka, Tokai University

14:00 Lectures

"Latest trends in heat pump and thermal storage technology"
Mr. Ichiro Utsumi
Director Thermal Storage Technology Department
Heat Pump & Thermal Storage Technology Center of Japan

"Geothermal heat pump technology in Germany – current situation and perspectives“
Mr. Peter Beck
Association for Energy Technology GET within the VDI (Association of German Engineers)
Director ECOS GmbH

"Climatisation and hot water supply using heat pump systems"
Mr. Masanori Okamura
Manager Airconditioning Sales Div., Engineering Department
Daikin Engineering Industries, Ltd.

15:10 Discussion

15:30 Coffee break

15:50 Lectures

"Combination of heat pump systems with high-efficient solar heat plants"
Schüco International KG (to be confirmed)

"Large-scale climatisation systems with high-efficient turbo cooling systems"
Mr. Eiki Kurokawa
Deputy General Manager
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Systems Headquarters
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

16:30 Discussion

17:00 Closing