German-Japanese Solar Day

Date & Time: October 5, 2010, 10:00-18:05
Venue: Tokyo International Exchange Center (Daiba, Tokyo) 
Participation: free, pre-registration needed (max. 300 seats available)

Organized:   Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
                       Fraunhofer-Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE
                       Japanese-German Center Berlin (JDZB)
                       New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
Supported:   German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
                       Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU)
                       Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

<PROGRAM> *with simultaneous interpretation (English-Japanese)
*Master of Ceremony: Dr. Lorenz GRANRATH (Representative, Fraunhofer Representative Office Japan)

9:15    Registration

10:00  Welcome and Opening

- Dr. Friederike BOSSE (Director, JDZB)
- Mr. Seiji MURATA (Chairman, NEDO) 
- Prof. Eicke R. WEBER (Director, Fraunhofer ISE)

SESSION 1: New Political Framework for Solar Energy and Renewable Energies

10:20  Review Process of the Feed-in Tariff for Solar Electricity in Germany - Background and Perspectives of Recent Developments:
Mr. Harald NEITZEL (Deputy Director, Division "Cooperation with OECD Member States; International and European Issues Renewable Energies", BMU)
10:40  Japanese Policy on Photovoltaic System:
Mr. Kazuaki KOIZAWA (Special Advisor on International Affairs, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, METI)
11:00  Discussion

SESSION 2: Status and Perspectives of PV Market and Technology in Germany and Japan

11:10 German PV Market:
Mr. Pierre-Pascal URBON (CFO, SMA Solar Technology AG) 
11:30 Japanese PV Market:
Mr. Osamu IKKI (Chairman, RTS)
11:50 German PV Technology:
Prof. Eicke R. WEBER (Director, Fraunhofer ISE)
12:10 Japanese PV Technology:
Prof. Masafumi YAMAGUCHI (Professor, Toyota Technological Institute)
12:30 Discussion

12:50 LUNCH

SESSION 3: Latest Developments in Research

14:00 Japanese National Projects on PV :
Masamichi YAMAMOTO (Director, PV R&D Group, NEDO)
14:10 Forefront of Japanese Si-PV Research:
Prof. Yoshio OHSHITA (Associate Professor, Toyota Technological Institute)
14:30 Evaluation Technology Development of PV and CPV in Japan:
Dr. Michio KONDO (Director, Research Center for Photovoltaic, AIST)
14:50 High Efficiency Solar Cells and Concentrated Photovoltaic:
Dr. Andreas BETT (Deputy Director, Fraunhofer ISE)
15:05 Quality Driven Mass Manufacturing for the Photovoltaic's Industry:
Dr. Udo GOMMEL (Head of Department, Ultraclean Technology and Micromanufacturing, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA)
15:20 Solar Thermal Technology for Heating and Cooling:
Gerhard STRYI-HIPP (Head of Department, Energy Policy, Fraunhofer ISE)
15:35 Discussion

15:50 Coffee break

SESSION 4: Solar Megaprojects

16:05 Germany: (Solar) Power from the Desert, Dii GmbH – Bringing the Vision into Reality 
 Mr. Ernst RAUCH (Director, Corporate Climate Center, Munich Re; Initiator of Industrial Initiative Dii GmbH)
16:35 Japan: Megasolar Demonstration Project of NEDO;
Dr. Satoshi MOROZUMI (Director, Smart Community Promotion Dept., NEDO)

Final Panel: German-Japanese Solar Markets and Possibilities for R&D Cooperation (17:05-18:05)

18:05 End of Conference


For further information please contact:
E-Mail: event@fraunhofer.jp
Phone: 03 3586 7106

All available seats have been filled. Thank you!