Hitotsubashi University-RIETI Policy Forum

The Focus on and the Challenges of Policy for Natural Resources and Energy

  • Program


  • Time and Date: 13:00-17:35, June 4, 2013
  • Venue: Hitotsubashi Hall (National Center of Sciences Building, 2-1-2 Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
  • Language: Japanese
  • Admission: Free
  • Hosts: Hitotsubashi University / Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI)
  • Support: SEI Group CSR Foundation Grant to Hitotsubashi University's course on environmental laws and policies


13:00 - 13:05 Opening Remarks

YAMAUCHI Susumu (President and Professor, Hitotsubashi University)

13:05 - 13:40 Keynote Speech "The Shale Gas Revolution and Energy Security Policy"

TANAKA Nobuo (Global Associate for Energy Security and Sustainability, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan)

13:40 - 14:40 Presentation

YAMAUCHI Hirotaka (Professor, Hitotsubashi University)

OKAZAKI Ken (Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

OHASHI Hiroshi (Program Director, RIETI / Professor, the University of Tokyo)

14:40 - 15:00 Break

15:00 - 16:00 Presentation

GOTO Osamu (Director-General for Energy and Environmental Policy, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy (In place of TAKAHARA Ichiro, Director-General, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy))

NAKAGAKI Yoshihiko (Adviser, J-POWER)

UCHIDA Yukio (Executive Vice President, JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation)

MURAKI Shigeru (Representative Director, Executive Vice President, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.)

16:00 - 17:30 Panel Discussion


Aforementioned speakers

KIKKAWA Takeo (Professor, Hitotsubashi University / Faculty Fellow, RIETI)


ANDOH Haruhiko (Professor, Hitotsubashi University / Consulting Fellow, RIETI)

17:30 - 17:35 Closing Remarks

NAKAJIMA Atsushi (Chairman, RIETI)