2009 Pacific Energy Summit
World leaders in science, policy, and industry convened in Tokyo, Japan, to discuss the topic “Energy Security and Economic Growth in the Asia-Pacific: Innovations, Markets and Smart policies for a Low-Carbon Future” at the inaugural Pacific Energy Summit, held in Tokyo, Japan, on November 3-5, 2009.
Discussions focused on developing a roadmap for action around efficient and clean energy technologies and the various mechanisms to promote implementation of these technologies as well as the related uncertainties and challenges that countries such as China, India, Japan, and the United States face.
2009 Summit Leadership
NBR is grateful to the efforts of our Senior Advisory Group and Steering Committee in helping to launch the inaugural Pacific Energy Summit.
Senior Advisory Group
William M. Castell, Chairman, The Wellcome Trust
Carla Hills, Chair and CEO, Hills & Company
Haruhiko Kuroda, President, Asian Development Bank
Rajendra K. Pachauri, Director-General, The Energy and Resources Institute
Kenneth B. Pyle, Founding President, The National Bureau of Asian Research
William Ruckelshaus, Strategic Director, Madrona Venture Group
Maria Livanos Cattaui
Erica Downs, China Energy Fellow, The Brookings Institution
Yonghun Jung, Director, Energy Policy Research Center, Korea Energy Economics Institute
Ken Koyama, Director, Strategy and Industry Research Unit, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan
Mark Levine, Director, Environmental Energy Technologies, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Tadashi Maeda, Head, Corporate Planning Department, Japan Bank for International Cooperation
Summit Senior Director
Robert S. Price J.r, President, International Risk Strategies