Program – Science in Japan Forum 2010




Agenda 2010




 

“Science in Japan”
Forum

“Energy and
Environment”

Sponsored by The Japan Society for
the Promotion of Science and

organized by its Washington Liaison Office

Cosponsored by National Institute of Health(NIH), National Science
Foundation(NSF),

U.S. Department of Energy, and American Association for the
Advancement of Science(AAAS)

June 15, 2010 at Cosmos Club, Washington DC

PRESENTATION AND
ABSTRACT 




















































8:00am-



Registration



8:30am-8:45am



Opening / Welcome
Address

Motoyuki Ono

President, Japan Society for the Promotion of
Science



Kenji Shinoda

Minister, Embassy of Japan



Hirotaka Sugawara

“Welcome address”


Director, Japan Society for the Promotion of
Science,

Washington Office



8:45am-10:45am



Session 1:
Environment

Convener: Teruyuki Nakajima

Professor, Director, Center for Earth Surface System
Change studies
Atmosphere
and Ocean Research Institute

Aerosols,
Monsoon Rainfall Variability, and Climate
Change


William
K.M. Lau


Chief, Laboratory for Atmospheres, NASA Goddard Space
Flight Center

Moderating
Climate Change by Limiting Emissions of Both Short- and
Long-Lived Greenhouse
Gases


Michael
C. MacCracken


Chief Scientist for Climate Change Programs, Climate
Institute, Washington DC

Global
Warming and Water
Resources


Syukuro
Manabe


Senior Meteorologist, Princeton
University



10:45am-11:00am



Break



11:00am-1:00pm



Session 2: Renewable
Energy and Energy Efficiency

Convener: Burton Richter

Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for
International Studies And Paul Pigott Professor in the
Physical Sciences Emeritus, Stanford University

Renewable
Energy Technology Programs in the US

Henry
Kelly


Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department
of Energy

Advanced
Mobility Research for Sustainable
Transportation


Yoshihiro
Suda


Professor, Institute of Industrial Science , The
University of Tokyo

Energy
Efficiency and Buildings in the United States

Burton
Richter



1:00pm-2:00pm



Lunch, hosted by JSPS



2:00pm~4:00pm



Session 3: Advanced
Energy Sources

Convener: Chris Llewellyn Smith

President of the Council of SESAME (Synchrotron-light
for Experimental Science and its Applications in the Middle
East),Vice President of the Royal Society, and a Visiting
Professor in the Oxford Physics Department

Simultaneous
Satisfaction of Energy Demand and Environmental
Protection


Yoichi
Fujiie


Academic Consultant Hiroshima
University


Professor Emeritus Tokyo
Institute of Technology

Fusion
Power – how and when?


Steve
Cowley


CEO, United Kingdom Atomic Energy
Authority

Future
Energy Supplies: the Big
Picture


Chris
Llewellyn Smith



4:00pm-4:15pm



Break



4:15pm-6:00pm



Session 4: Government
Policy

Convener:
Neal
Lane
“Summary”

Malcolm Gillis University Professor and Senior Fellow
of the James A Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice
University

Issues
of Our Time: Rethinking Agriculture in a Hotter, Drier
World


Nina
V. Fedoroff


Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of
State U. S. Department of State

Policies
on Environment and Energy in Japan and Efforts of
MEXT


Sadayuki
Tsuchiya


Director-General for Policy Coordination, Ministry of
Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
(MEXT)



6:00pm



Adjournment



6:30pm-



Reception (Spouses are
welcome)








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