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DAY 1 Morning Session

12 October: 09:10-12:10

DAY 1 Afternoon Session

12 October: 14:00-16:00

DAY 2 Morning Session

13 October: 09:10-12:10

DAY 2 Afternoon Session

13 October: 14:00-16:20

DAY ONE AGENDA // 12 OCTOBER 2021

9:00-9:05am (5 mins)

Welcome Address

Leader Associates

9:05-9:10am (5 mins)

Opening Address

Chairperson

MORNING SESSION

9:10-9:30am (20 mins)

[Keynote] Policy Adjustment under the Rapid Growth and Huge Potential

  • The implementation of environment impact assessment (EIA)

  • The promotion of offshore wind projects in port areas

  • The regulation of offshore wind in the general sea areas

 

9:30-10:10am (20 mins x 2)

[Keynote] Mapping out Wind Projects in the Main Hubs

  • Mapping out ambitious long-term goals for wind power generation

  • Detailed local prefecture's support, including investments, foreign manufacturers of wind turbines and blades to build local supply chains.

Yuji Mitsutake

Co-CEO, Port & Harbor Bureau of Kitakyushu

Kitakyushu City Government

10:30-11:20am (50 mins)

[Panel] Accelerating the Development and Foreseeing the Prospects

  • Enhancing industrial competitiveness

  • Offering Japanese companies the chance to become international leaders in the design and construction that address some of the island's challenges

Beth Wattleworth

Commercial Development Director, Asia

Northland Power

Mark Anderson

Representative Director, Executive Vice President

Green Power Investment

Gu-Yoon Chung

Head of Business Development, Asia Pacifific

Enel Green Power

Hans-Christoph Brumberg

Director Business Development & Execution APAC

wpd AG

11:20-12:10am (50 mins)

[Panel] Global Engagement and Localisation

  • Chance for non-Japanese companies to participate in the projects

  • The status of local wind technology development and internatinal lessons

  • Speed up the development of wind power

Matthias Bausenwein

President

Ørsted Asia Pacific

Mark Dooley

Senior Managing Director, Global Head of GIG

Macquarie Capital

Shinichi Kato

President & Country Manager

RWE Renewables Japan

Julius Molzahn

Director, Offshore Wind Development APAC

EnBW AG

Maya Ito

Partner

Nishimura & Asahi

Joren Kippers

Head of Economic and Trade Section

Embassy of Belgium in Tokyo

 

Afternoon Session

14:00-14:30 (30 mins)

[Keynote] Strategies of Developing Offshore Wind in Japan

Hirofumi Taba

Partner

Linklaters

14:30 - 15:20 (50 mins)

[Panel] Innovative Ways to Fit Japan-Featured Wind Energy

  • Over 60 meters depth, withstand typhoons, tsunamis and earthquakes and low wind speeds

  • Establishment of environmental design criteria, metocean measurement campaigns and guidelines

Michael Bjerrum

Managing Director

Shoreline Wind

Henrik Kofoed-Hansen

Senior Tech Expert and Offshore 

Wind Business Lead

DHI

Akio Hasegawa

Director

The Renewables Consulting

Group

Jonas Schmidt, Professor

Professor

Ingenieurgesellschaft Prof.Dr. Sieker mbH

15:20 - 15:50 (30 mins)

[Keynote] 

Shinichi (Wilt) Masumoto

Managing Director, Energy & Power

Marsh

16:20-17:10 (50 mins)

[Panel] Establish the Reliable Supply Chain in Japan

  • The balance between domestic and foreign

  • Raise up the wind power industry in Japan

  • Create jobs and activate the local economy

Hirofumi Kuwata

Managing Executive Officer

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines

Itsuka Ogawa

Japan Country Manager

XODUS Group

17:10-18:00 (50 mins)

[Panel] New Focus in the Friendlier Wind Energy Investment Environment

  • Tax deduction of up to 10% of capital expenditures for companies investing in green tech

  • Effective use-right negotiation

  • The future implemention of FIP

Shinichi Yasuda

Senior Vice President, Structured Finance Department

​Development Bank of Japan

Kevin Liu

Head of Energy Trade, Asia Pacific

Scottish Development International

Kiyoshi Doi

Executive Managing Officer
Head of Development

Japan Renewable Energy

 

DAY TWO AGENDA// 12 OCTOBER 2021

9:00-9:05am (5 mins)

Welcome Address

Leader Associates

9:05-9:10am (5 mins)

Opening Address

Chairperson

MORNING SESSION

9:10-9:30am (20 mins)

[Keynote] Accelerate Offshore Wind Power Development in Japan

  • Roadmap for japan offshore auctions

  • Local content requirements

  • Use of the ocean and the potential impacts of offshore wind farms

9:30-9:50am (20 mins)

[Keynote] Detailed Offshore Wind Energy Certification Guidance

  • Type certification for wind turbines

  • Wind farm certification

  • Manufacturing evaluation for wind turbine supporting structures

10:20-11:10am (50 mins)

[Panel] Fixed or Floating - What is Japan's Appetite?

  • Competition in government policy and support

  • Environmental suitability

  • Standard type

Sven Utermöhlen

COO Offshore Wind

RWE Renewables

Yumi Aizawa

Chief Development Officer

COP Japan

Akihiko Kurashina

Deputy General Representative, Japan

Equinor

Koji Wakabayashi

Head Renewable Energy Team

No. 3 

Sumitomo Corporation

Joe Nai

General Manager, Offshore Wind Asia

Shell

Pelayo Rodríguez Alonso

Senior Business Development Manager

Ocean Winds

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Xue Wang

Partner

Allen & Overy

11:10-12:00am (50 mins)

[Panel] The Long-term Cost Reduction Potential of Offshore Wind in Japan

  • The next breakthrough for floating wind to drive down LCOE

  • Best practices sharing

  • Ways to solve the grid connection problem

Matthias Bausenwein

President

Ørsted Asia Pacific

Astrid Skarheim Onsum

CEO

Aker Offshore Wind

Sune Strøm

Minister Counsellor, Economic Diplomacy, Energy

The Royal Danish Embassy to Japan

Munir Hassan

Head of Energy & Climate Change

CMS Law

Alex Raventos

CEO & Co-Founder

X1 Wind

 

Afternoon Session

14:00-15:00 (30 mins x 2)

[Case Study] Pioneer Project & New Application

  • (14:00 - 14:30) Japan's First Large-Scale Offshore Wind Farm

  • (14:30 - 15:00) Keynote - reserved

Manabe Hisafumi

President & CEO

Marubeni Offshore Wind Development Corporation

15:00-15:30 (30 mins)

[Keynote] Review of Round 1 Auction Process - Following the 27 May 2021 Proposal Deadline

  • The 2nd offshore wind power auction for 4 sites with the deadline of 27 May 2021

  • The 1st auction for fixed bottom type at General Common Sea Area in Japan

Naoaki Eguchi

Partner

Baker & McKenzie Japan

15:30-16:20 (50 mins)

[Panel] Undertake the Massive Risks of Offshore Wind Farms

  • Insurance consideration of earthquake, typhoon and lightning

  • Expected Funding Models up to 2030

  • Ways to make the cash flow more healthy and attract more investment

Ralf Skowronnek

Co-Founder

Skowronnek & Bechnak Japan

Mette Cramer Buch

Chief Advisor, Centre for Global Cooperation

Danish Energy Agency

Masayuki Kurihara

Managing Director

Envision Digital Japan

Shinya Kotani

Deputy General Manager

Shinsei Bank

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Martin Beck

Senior Vice President, Offshore Wind & Renewable Energy Practice Leader Asia

Energy & Power Marsh Specialty

Marsh