Energy Security and Climate Change in East Asia - Jointly Getting on Track for a More Sustainable Future

June 20 Wednesday

Date/time

June 20 - 21, 2018

Loc.

Shinjuku Washington Hotel, Tokyo

Type

Panel

The threat of Climate Change, as well as the importance of Energy Security makes it necessary to establish cross-border cooperation and multilateral collaboration. Therefore we aim to discuss regional steps towards a sustainable future in East Asia.

Also available in Deutsch

The agenda may be subject to change; June 18th, 2018

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Until afternoon - Arrival of participants in Tokyo, check-in Hotel

19:00 - Welcome Dinner (Venue: Kitaoji Shinjuku Saryo)

  • Welcoming remarks
      • Dr. Peter HEFELE, Director KAS RECAP

Thursday, June 21st, 2018, Room: TAKAO I (Annex building)

9:00 - Introduction

  • Rabea BRAUER, Head of KAS Team Asia & Pacific

9:10 - Statements by participants

  • Prof. Dr. Youngcheol AHN, Pukyong National University
  • Dr. Kivilcim ERKAN, Associate Professor, Center for International Education, Kobe University
  • Prof. Dr. SHEN Wei, Jean Monnet Chair, EU-China Relations at ESSCA School of Management, Angers and International Relations and Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor at Deakin University, Melbourne

Session 1: Transformation into a Sustainable Future: Energy Security, Climate Change and their Impact on Prosperity in East Asia

9.45 - Keynote presentation

  • Prof. Jun ARIMA, Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo
    • Topic: “Japan’s energy and climate quadlemma”
  • Prof. Dr. Jong-Hwan KO, Division of International Area Studies, Pukyong National University
    • Topic: “Korea’s Energy Security and Responses to Climate Change”

10:00 - Working groups on the topic

  • Chair group 1: Prof. Jun ARIMA, Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo
  • Chair group 2: Prof. Dr. Jong-Hwan KO, Division of International Area Studies, Pukyong National University
  • Chair group 3: Prof. Dr. SHEN Wei, Jean Monnet Chair, EU-China Relations at ESSCA School of Management, Angers and International Relations and Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor at Deakin University, Melbourne

11:15 - Tea break

11:30 - Presentation of the findings of the working groups

Discussion

  • Moderated by: Dr. Colin DUERKOP, Visiting Research Scholar, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University

12:30 - Lunch

  • Venue: Shinjuku Washington Hotel, Room: TAKAO I

Session 2: Re-Thinking Future Value-Chains: The Impact of Climate Change on East Asian Economies

14:00 - Keynote presentation

  • Dr. Peter HEFELE, Director KAS RECAP
    • Topic: “Re-Thinking Future Value-Chains: the Impact of Climate Change on East Asian economies”
  • Prof. Younkyoo KIM, Director, Division of International Studies, Center for Energy Governance & Security, Hanyang University
    • Topic: “The Impact of Climate Change on East Asian Economies: Lessons from South Korea”
  • Dr. Sonia CHIKH M’HAMED, Assistant Professor of Strategy and International Management, Department Strategies & Markets, ESSCA School of Management - Shanghai
    • Topic: “The Impact of Climate Change: Towards a More Sustainable East Asian Global Value Chains”

14:45 - Working groups on the topic

  • Chair group 1: Dr. Peter HEFELE, Director KAS RECAP
  • Chair group 2: Prof. Younkyoo KIM, Director, Division of International Studies, Center for Energy Governance & Security, Hanyang University
  • Chair group 3: Dr. Sonia CHIKH M’HAMED, Assistant Professor of Strategy and International Management, Department Strategies & Markets, ESSCA School of Management - Shanghai

16:00 - Tea break

16:30 - Presentation of the findings of the working groups

Discussion

  • Moderated by: Dr. Ka Ho YU, Associate, Geopolitics of Energy Project, Harvard Kennedy School

18:00 - Dinner and networking

  • Venue: Shinjuku Washington Hotel, Room: TAKAO II (Annex building)

Friday, June 22nd, 2018, Room: TAKAO I (Annex building)

9:00 - Wrap-up of Day 2

Session 3: Drafting of a Policy Paper

9:30 - Working groups

  • Chair group 1: Prof. Dr. SHEN Wei, Jean Monnet Chair, EU-China Relations at ESSCA School of Management, Angers and International Relations and Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor at Deakin University, Melbourne
  • Chair group 2: Prof. Dr. Jong-Hwan KO, Division of International Area Studies, Pukyong National University
  • Chair group 3: Dr. Kivilcim ERKAN, Associate Professor, Center for International Education, Kobe University

11:00 - Presentation of the Policy Paper drafts

Discussion

  • Moderated by: Dr. Peter HEFELE, Director KAS RECAP

11:30 - Follow-up session /Evaluation

12:30 - Farewell Lunch (Venue: Gonpachi Nishiazabu)

Afternoon - Departure of participants

Contact person

Florian Rauchfuß

Associate Researcher

Florian Rauchfuß
Phone +81 3 6426-5582
Fax +81 3 6426-5047
Languages: Deutsch,‎ English