Date September 26 (Mon.), 2022 Time 10:00-17:00(JST, GMT+9) Venue Online (only closed session is in-person) Language English / Japanese (Simultaneous interpretation)


Ministerial Meeting Session (Closed Session)


Ministerial Speech Session

  • Opening Remarks

    H.E. Mr. NISHIMURA Yasutoshi Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

  • Keynote speech

    Dr. Fatih Birol Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA)

  • Ministers’ speech and international organizations’ speech

    The Hon Chris Bowen MP Minister for Climate Change and Energy, Australia

    H.E. The Honourable Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General (Retired) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Awang Halbi bin Haji Mohd Yussof Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, Brunei Darussalam

    Mr. Frank Des Rosiers Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy and Innovation, Natural Resources Canada

    H.E. Diego Pardow Lorenzo Minister of Energy, Chilie

    H.E. Dr. Irene Vélez Torres Minister, Ministry of Mines and Energy of Colombia

    H.E. Mr. Jozef Sikela Minister, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Czech Republic

    H.E. Ms. Kadri Simson Commissioner for Energy, European Commission

    Dr. Patrick Graichen State Minister, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, Germany

    H.E. Dr. László Palkovics Minister of Technology and Industry, Hungary

    H.E. Arifin Tasrif Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Republic of Indonesia

    Mr. Wolfgang D'Innocenzo Head of EU and International Energy and Geo Resources, Ministry of the Ecological Transition, Italy

    H.E. Mr. Rob Jetten Minister for Climate and Energy Policy, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Hon. Dr. Megan Woods Minister of Energy and Resources, New Zealand

    Mr. Andreas Bjelland Eriksen Sate Secretary, Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy

    Ing. Carlos Zaldivar Viceministro de Minas y Energía, Paraguay

    H.E. Ms. Anna MOSKWA Minister of Climate and Environment, Republic of Poland

    Mr. CHEON Young-ghil Deputy Minister, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Republic of Korea

    H.E. Dr. Bonginkosi Emmanuel "Blade" Nzimande Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Republic of South Africa

    H.E. Ms. Teresa RIBERA RODRiGUEZ The Third Vice-President of the Government, Minister for Ecological Transition and the Demographic challenge, Kingdom of Spain

    Mr. Kulit Sombatsiri Permanent Secretary of Energy of Thailand

    H.E. Mr. Omar PAGANINI Minister of Industry, Energy and Mining, Oriental Republic of Uruguay

    Mr. Francesco La Camera Director-General, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

    Mr. Noé van Hulst Chair, International Partnership for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells in the Economy (IPHE)

    Mr. Yoshinori Kanehana Co-Chair, Hydrogen Council

    Hon. Dale Nally Associate Minister for Natural Gas and Electricity, Alberta, Canada

    Ms. Yuriko KOIKE Governor of Tokyo, Japan


Industrial Session

  • 14:00 - 14:50

    Theme1 Water Electrolysis


    • Dr. Timur GÜL

      Head, Energy Technology Policy Division, International Energy Agency (IEA)


    • Mr. Thorsten Herbert

      Director Market Development and Public Affairs Nel ASA

    • Ms. Nobuko UETAKE

      Executive Officer, Asahi Kasei Corporation

    • Mr. Tim Calver

      Commercial Director, ITM Power

    • Mr. Nikolaus BOLTZE

      Country Representative for Japan, thyssenkrupp

  • 15:00 - 15:50

    Theme2 Hydrogen Industrial Applications
    (Steel, Heat and Chemicals)


    • Mr. Tim Karlsson

      Executive Director of the International Partnership for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells in the Economy (IPHE) Secretariat


    • Dr. Martin Pei

      Executive Vice President & CTO at SSAB

    • Mr. Masahiro MOTOYUKI

      Executive Officer, Kobe Steel, Ltd. / Chairman of the board, Midrex Technologies, Inc.

    • Mr. Daisuke MIYAUCHI

      President and CEO, MIURA CO., LTD.

    • Mr. Klaus Meder

      President with responsibility for Japan, Bosch Corporation

    • Mr. Paul Bogers

      Vice President – Hydrogen, Shell plc

  • 16:00 - 16:50

    Theme3 Methodology for determining the GHG emissions associated
    with the production of hydrogen

    Keynote Presentation

    • Dr. Laurent Antoni

      Hydrogen Public Affairs Manager, The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA)


    • Dr. Sunita Satyapal

      Director of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office, U.S. Department of Energy


      Principal Adviser to the Director-General for Energy, European Commission

    • Mr. Tomohiko ADACHI

      Director, Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Strategy Office, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan


Closing remarks

Mr. ISHIZUKA Hiroaki

Chairman, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)