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Seminar in China in May 2007

"Spread and promotion of saving-energy and new energy"

APEC VC Japan organized a seminar on May 11and May 13, 2007, respectively in Chengdu and Lanzhou in China in cooperation with Center for Environmentally Sound Technology Transfer, The Administrative Center for China's Agenda 21 operating Virtual Center China.

1. Brief information of the seminar
(1) Date and place :
May 11, 2007: Chendgu, Sichuan Provincec
May 13, 2007: Lanzhou, Gansu Province

(2) Theme : Spread and promotion of saving-energy and new energy

(3) Program

9:00-9:15 Welcome address Representative from VC China
  Opening remarks Dr. Masataka Suharara, President,
Supporting Committee for VC Japan
9:30-10:00 Chendgu - "Fuel Ethanol Production by Sweet Potato"
Lanzhou - "Energy and Renewable Energy Developments and Strategy in China"

Prof. Zhao Hai, Chendgu Institute of Biology Chinese Academy of Science

Pro. Xi Wen Hua, Gansu National Energy Research Institute

10:00-10:30 Current Situation of Energy in Japan

Mr. Suzuo Dan,
Board of Councilors for Supporting Committee for APEC-VC Japan

10:30-11:15 Efforts on saving and new energy by Osaka Prefecture

Mr. Hiroshi Isoda,
Greening and Urban Environment Office, Dept. of Environment, Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries, Osaka Prefecture

11:15-12:00 Trend of the latest energy technology in Japan Dr. Koichi Sakuta, Research Center for Photovoltaics, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
12:00-12:45 Open Forum  
12:45-13:15 Closing remarks  

(4) Language : Consecutive interpretation of Japanese - Chinese

(5) Participants :
Chendgur Seminar : 70 participants consisting of 16 from CDM Sichuan Center and local municipaliteis, 39 from universities and research institutes, 9 from businesses and 6 from organizers including speakers

Lnzhou Seminar : 56 participants consisting of 17 from Science and Technology Dept. of Gansu Provincial Government and other municipalities, 26 from universities and research institutes, 15 from businesses and 6 from organizers including speakers