A Japanese View on World Energy Future -The Impacts of Lower Economic Growth in China and India-

Oct 25, 2014

JETRO (Japan External Trade Organisation) London, the Japan Society and JOGMEC (Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation) would like to invite you to a seminar on a Japanese view on world energy outlook with special focus given to analyzing the impacts of lower economic growth in China and India. Professor Ken Koyama, Chief Economist and Managing Director of Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ), will present an outline of the IEEJ’s recently announced Energy Outlook, followed by comments and discussion by prominent energy experts. Professor Koyama will also touch upon Japan’s recent energy policy challenges.

Wednesday 19 November, 10.45am - 12.30pm (Reception: 10.30am)
The Japan Foundation, London (Attention! NOT at JETRO Lodnon office)
6th Floor, Russell Square House, 10-12 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5EH

Main Speaker:
Professor Ken Koyama (Profile attached at the end.) - Chief Economist and Managing Director, Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ)
Professor Paul Stevens - Distinguished Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources, Chatham House
Mr. Peter Hughes - Director, Peter Hughes Energy Advisory Ltd.

Free of charge *booking essential (Deadline - 17th November)
To register yourself, please fill out the short registration form at the following link:

We will be registering on a first come, first serve basis and urge you to register by 17 November. If applicants reach full capacity, companies who have registered multiple attendees may be asked to forfeit some places. Please kindly be informed that if you are already reserved your place with the Japan Society, it is not necessary to contact us.

Other Enquiries:
Please contact Ms. Yusa Sato at JETRO London.
TEL 020-7421-8306 Email: ldn_indresearch@jetro.go.jp

Reference: Speaker’s profile
Professor Ken Koyama received his BA and MA degrees in Economics from Tokyo’s Waseda University, and his PhD from the University of Dundee where his thesis was titled Japan’s Energy Strategies toward the Middle East. He joined the IEEJ in 1986 and has held various positions within the Institute, such as Senior Economist and later Head of the World Oil and Energy Group, and Senior Research Fellow in the Energy and Strategy unit. Alongside his current position, Professor Koyama has also taught at the University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Public Policy since 2010.

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