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7th Annual US-Japan Green Conference: ALTERNATIVES TO NUCLEAR “Japan's Renewable Energy Options”

  • Wednesday, May 15, 2013
  • 2:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Miyako Hybrid Hotel (Torrance, CA)

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7th Annual US-Japan Green Conference
ALTERNATIVES TO NUCLEAR
“Japan's Renewable Energy Options”


Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Conference 2:30pm - 5:30pm (Registration at 2:00pm)
Networking Reception 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Miyako Hybrid Hotel
21381 S. Western Avenue
Torrance, CA 90501

“We will reduce our dependence on nuclear as much as possible by accelerating the use of energy saving and renewable energy and promoting highly efficient thermal plants and other measures,” said Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party the day before Prime Minister Abe took office. How far has Japan come since the triple disasters of March 11, 2011 and how far will it go under the new regime? 

Please join us as our distinguished panel of experts will discuss how Japan can seize its opportunities and overcome its limitations to increase its renewable energy options. 

The Annual U.S.–Japan Green Conference is an official World Trade Week event that brings together professionals from a diverse group of small, medium and large-sized companies, as well as entrepreneurs and government representatives.

Join us for a networking reception with the speakers after the event featuring Japanese style food.

Admission
JAS Members $50
Non-Members $60
Student Discount with ID $25
Seating is limited and reservations are taken on a first come, first served basis.


Opening Remarks
The Honorable Jun Niimi
Consul General
Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles

SPEAKERS
Woodrow (Woody) W. Clark II MA3, PhD
Qualitative Economist / Executive Producer
Author, lecturer, public speaker and advisor specializing in sustainable communities

Contributing scientist to United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (UNIPCC) which was awarded Nobel Peace Prize in 2007.

Peter Fannon
Vice President, Technology Policy
Panasonic Corporation of North America

Peter Fannon manages Panasonic's Corporate Environmental, Government & Public Affairs, Product Safety & Regulatory Compliance, and Corporate Social Responsibility activities.

Gary Noland
President, G. Noland & Associates, Inc.

Gary Noland works to commercialize ocean thermal energy systems ‐ emerging technology to generate clean domestic fuels to replace petroleum for transportation.

Osamu Onodera
Senior Official
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, Japan

Osamu Onodera is closely involved in the Maui NEDO's smart grid project as well as smart grid project in New Mexico.

Hal Romanowitz
CEO, Alton Energy, Inc.
Director, California Wind Energy Association

Originating Developer of Alta Energy Center now the largest wind project in the Western World.

Jim MacLellan (Moderator)
Director of Trade Development
Port of Los Angeles

Jim MacLellan is responsible for trade promotion programs to encourage increased trade through the Port of Los Angeles and the Southern California Gateway.





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