ICEF2024 Program

How to Live within the Planetary Boundaries through Green Innovation

How to Live within the Planetary Boundaries through Green Innovation

Wednesday, October 9

Room1

Opening Session

9:30 - 10:00

Opening Session

Opening Remarks by
Mr. TANAKA Nobuo

(Chair of ICEF Steering Committee)

Opening Remarks by <br />
Mr. TANAKA Nobuo

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Plenary Session 1

10:05 - 11:35

Planetary Boundaries and the Energy Transition

Moderator
TANAKA Nobuo

TANAKA Nobuo

Chair, ICEF Steering Committee;
Former Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA);
CEO,Tanaka Global, Inc

Sally M. Benson

Sally M. Benson

ICEF Steering Committee;
Professor, Energy Science and
Engineering, Stanford University;
Deputy Director for Energy and Chief
Strategist for the Energy Transition,
White House Office of Science and
Technology Policy

Hoesung Lee

Hoesung Lee

ICEF Steering Committee;
Former Chair of the Intergovernmental
Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

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Special Sessions

13:45 - 14:45

Special Dialogue

Speaker
Vaclav Smil

Vaclav Smil

ICEF Steering Committee;
Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Manitoba

SAKANO Akira

SAKANO Akira

ICEF Steering Committee;
Representative Director, Zero Waste Japan;
Co-Founder, Green innovation;
Director & CSO, ECOMMIT Co.,Ltd.

Ismail Serageldin

Ismail Serageldin

ICEF Steering Committee;
Co-Chair of the Board of Nizami Ganjavi International Center (NGIC);
Emeritus Librarian of Alexandria;
Former VP of the World Bank

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Technology Session 1

15:00 - 16:00

Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) and Solar Radiation Management (SRM)

Moderator
Nebojsa Nakicenovic

Nebojsa Nakicenovic

ICEF Steering Committee;
Vice Chair of the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors (GCSA) to the European Commission;
Honorary and Emeritus Scholar, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA);
Emeritus Professor of Energy Economics, Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien)

KURODA Reiko

KURODA Reiko

ICEF Steering Committee;
Designated Professor, Frontier Research Institute,
Chubu University;
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo;
Member, G7 GEAC (Gender Equality Advisory Council) 2023

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Technology Session 2

16:15 - 17:15

Hydrogen Readiness

Moderator
David Sandalow

David Sandalow

ICEF Steering Committee;
Inaugural Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University;
Co-Director, Energy and
Environment Concentration,
School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Georg Erdmann

Georg Erdmann

ICEF Steering Committee;
Retired Chair of Energy Systems, Faculty of Process Engineering, Berlin University of Technology;
President of the Board, KSB Energie AG, Berlin

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Technology Session 3

17:30 - 18:30

Food and Agriculture

Moderator
Adnan Z. Amin

Adnan Z. Amin

ICEF Steering Committee;
Senior Research Fellow, Belfer Center
for Science and International Affairs,
Harvard University’s Kennedy School
of Government;
Director General Emeritus, IRENA;
Senior Adviser to COP 28 President

Valli Moosa

Valli Moosa

ICEF Steering Committee;
Deputy Chairperson of the Presidential Climate Change Coordinating Commission;
Former President, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN)

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Thursday, October 10

Room1

Plenary Session 2

9:00 - 10:30

Innovative Finance

Moderator
Ismail Serageldin

Ismail Serageldin

ICEF Steering Committee;
Co-Chair of the Board of Nizami Ganjavi International Center (NGIC);
Emeritus Librarian of Alexandria;
Former VP of the World Bank

Changhua Wu

Changhua Wu

ICEF Steering Committee;
China /Asia Director,
Office of Jeremy Rifkin;
Chair, Governing Council,
Asia Pacific Water Forum

Jon D. Moore

Jon D. Moore

ICEF Steering Committee;
Chief Executive Officer, BloombergNEF

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Special Sessions

10:45 - 11:45

ICEF Roadmap Project

Moderator
David Sandalow

David Sandalow

ICEF Steering Committee;
Inaugural Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University;
Co-Director, Energy and Environment Concentration, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

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Technology Session 4

13:00 - 14:00

Future of Nuclear Energy

Moderator
Eija-Riitta Korhola

Eija-Riitta Korhola

ICEF Steering Committee;
Delegate of the Consultative
Commission for Industrial Change
European Economic and Social Committee

YAMAJI Kenji

YAMAJI Kenji

ICEF Steering Committee;
President, Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE);
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo

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Technology Session 5

14:15 - 15:15

Sustainable Marine Transport

Moderator
Vikram Singh Mehta

Vikram Singh Mehta

ICEF Steering Committee;
Chairman, Center for Social and Economic Progress (CSEP) Research Foundation

Georg Erdmann

Georg Erdmann

ICEF Steering Committee;
Retired Chair of Energy Systems, Faculty of Process Engineering, Berlin University of Technology;
President of the Board, KSB Energie AG, Berlin

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Special Sessions

15:30 - 16:30

Young Innovators

Moderator
Valli Moosa

Valli Moosa

ICEF Steering Committee;
Deputy Chairperson of the Presidential Climate Change Coordinating Commission;
Former President, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN)

SAKANO Akira

SAKANO Akira

ICEF Steering Committee;
Representative Director, Zero Waste Japan;
Co-Founder, Green innovation;
Director & CSO, ECOMMIT Co.,Ltd.

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Closing Session

16:45 - 18:15

Closing Session

Quick Comments
(Takeaways, Comment for ICEF 2025) from each SC Member

Announcement of the Roadmap by David Sandalow

(ICEF Steering Committee)

Announcement of the Roadmap by David Sandalow

Announcement of the Statement from the Steering Committee by YAMAJI Kenji

(ICEF Steering Committee)

Announcement of the Statement from the Steering Committee by YAMAJI Kenji

Final Thoughts on the Event by TANAKA Nobuo

(Chair of ICEF Steering Committee)

Final Thoughts on the Event by TANAKA Nobuo

Closing Remarks by SAITO Tamotsu

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

Closing Remarks by SAITO Tamotsu

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