4th International Conference on Carbon Recycling 2022

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization


As of September 21
Details are subject to change.

The 4th International Conference on Carbon Recycling 2022

September 26 (Monday), 2022
English/Japanese (simultaneous interpretation)

13:00-14:00 around (JST, UTS+9)

Part 1Ministerial Speeches

Opening Remarks

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

Ministerial Speeches

  • H.E Arifin TASRIF, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Republic of Indonesia
  • Mr. Brad CRABTREE, Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy and Carbon Management,
    Department of Energy(DOE), United States of America
  • Dr. Timur GÜL, Head, Energy Technology Policy Division, International Energy Agency (IEA)
  • Dr. NISHIMURA Hidetoshi, President, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)
  • Dr. Zeid Mohammed AL-GHAREEB, Head of Circular carbon economy program,
    Ministry of Energy, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Mr. Frank DES ROSIERS, Assistant Deputy Minister for Natural Resources Canada
  • Mr. YUZAKI Hidehiko, Governor of Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
  • Mr. FUKUDA Nobuo, Chairperson, Carbon Recycling Fund Institute (CRF), Japan

* Speaker's names will be announced sooner it is confirmed.

14:00 around-16:40 (JST, UTC+9)

Part 2Panel Discussions

14:00-15:00 (JST)(UTC+9)

[Theme A] Investment/Start-up


Mr. KUSUMI Ko, President & CEO, Kyoto University Innovation Capital Co., Ltd

  • Mr. KIMURA Amane, CEO, Algal Bio Co., Ltd
  • Russell HILL, Ph.D., CEO, Solidia Technologies
  • Mr. Gunnar HOLEN, CEO, Nordic Electrofuel

15:00-16:00 (JST)(UTC+9)

[Theme B] R&D, HR Development, and Issue Identification


Prof. FUJIKAWA Shigenori, Distinguished Professor
International Institute for Carbon Neutral Energy Research, Kyushu University

  • Mr. HATANAKA Norio, Associate Director Senior General Manager
    LNG & Engineering Department
    LNG, Power & Engineering Business Unit, Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.
  • Ms. Sophia HAMBLIN WANG, Chief Operating Officer (COO), MCi Carbon Pty Ltd
  • Prof. Dr. Jan MERTENS, Chief Scientific Officer (CSO), ENGIE
  • Mr. OKADA Yoshimi, Fellow, Frontier Business Division, Chiyoda Corporation

16:00-16:40 (JST)(UTC+9)

[Theme C] Carbon Recycling/ CCUS R&D and demonstration base


Mr. SAKAMOTO Toshiyuki, Board Member, Director,
The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)

  • Dr. YOSHIDA Junichi, Director, Project Manager, Environment Department,
    New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
  • Mr. Frank MORTON, Director Technology Development,
    National Carbon Capture Center (NCCC)
  • Prof. Jon GIBBINS,
    Head of Partnerships of the Translational Energy Research Centre (TERC)
    Professor of CCS at the University of Sheffield
    Director of the UK CCS Research Centre (UKCCSRC)

Closing Session

Mr. ISHIZUKA Hiroaki
Chairman, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)

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