International Symposium
Bioenergy as a strategy for decarbonized economy (Tokyo)
Woody biomass for transforming the local energy system(Nagano City)
22 and 24 May

On the occasion of the annual assembly meeting of World Bioenergy Association (WBA) in May 2017, Renewable Energy Institute will host two international conferences in Tokyo and Nagano City. International experts on bioenergy are invited to highlight global bioenergy developments and reinforce Japan’s future direction on renewables. The Nagano City symposium will be held as part of the International Wood Fair 2017.

 *Registration for the Tokyo session (22 May) has been closed. Thank you for your interest.

Bioenergy as a strategy for decarbonized economy(Tokyo, 22 May)
―Latest findings from the European trends

The role of bioenergy is being redefined as a necessary balancing power source for solar and wind power generation, which are showing rapid growth throughout the globe. In the symposium, latest trends in bioenergy policies and technologies will be introduced by experts from Sweden and the world. We hope this will provide new insights for compiling integrated bioenergy policies and visions in Japan.

Date & Time :

Monday, 22nd May 2017 14:00-17:40 (13:30 venue open)
(Japanese-English simultaneous translation available)

Venue :

Iwasaki Koyata Memorial Hall, International House of Japan, Tokyo
Access:https://www.i-house.or.jp/access.html

Organized by :

Renewable Energy Institute
Embassy of Sweden to Japan, Office of Science and Innovation
World Bioenergy Association 

Supported by :

Japan Woody Bioenergy Association (JWBA) 

Admission :

Free (prior registration required)


Woody biomass transforming the local energy system(Nagano City, 24 May)
―Learning from global experiences

Successful case-stories from Europe on woody biomass utilization will be introduced, including heat utilization which is still an under-developed market in Japan. There will also be Japanese companies and local government officials discussing future directions of woody biomass energy developments. This symposium will be held as part of the International Wood Fair 2017.

Date & Time :

Wednesday, 24th May 2017 13:00-17:00 (12:30 venue open)
(Japanese-English simultaneous translation available)

Venue :

Conference Room 1, Wakasato Municipal Cultural Hall, Nagano City
Access:http://www.nagano-mwave.co.jp/wakasato_hall/language/en.php

Organized by :

Renewable Energy Institute
World Bioenergy Association 

Supported by :

Japan Woody Bioenergy Association (JWBA) 
Advantage Austrian Tokyo

Admission :

Free (piror registration required)


For more information, please contact us:

Renewable Energy Foundation
8F, DLX Building, 1-13-1 Nishi-Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0003
TEL: 03-6895-1020 / FAX: 03-6895-1021
E-mail: conference※renewable-ei.org (Please change ※ into @)