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Climate Change Forum 2009

Climate Change Forum 2009

The Honorable John F. Kerry, U.S. Senate (D-Mass.)

Hitachi Climate Change Forum 2009 provided an interactive platform to key opinion leaders and technological experts in United States, to discuss issues concerning global climate change and preservation of natural environment. The forum panels were organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), The Brookings Institution and Hitachi.

Hitachi Climate Change Forum 2009 started with the keynote presentation by United States Senator - John F. Kerry (D-MA). The forum attracted more than 400 attendees, including academia, legislators and policy makers. The event also included an Environmental Technology Exhibit, featuring several Hitachi Group technologies.

Hitachi Climate Change Forum Details

This section provides Hitachi Climate Change Forum Event 2009 details, including schedule, venue, keynote presentation, and panel information. Please find the Hitachi Climate Change Forum details below.

Thursday, March 5, 2009
Washington DC Ronald Reagan Building / International Trade Center
Hitachi, Ltd.

Keynote Presentation

The Honorable John F. Kerry
United States Senator (D-MA)

Panel 1

Climate Policy and Its International Implications

Panel Discussion Organized by The Brookings Institution


Jason Bordoff
Policy Director
Hamilton Project, The Brookings Institution
Hajime Ito
President JETRO/New York
Dr. William Moomaw
Director, Center for International Environment and Resource Policy
The Fletcher School, Tufts University
Professor Jose Roberto Moreira
Brazilian Reference Center on Biomass (CENBIO)


Dr. Charles Ebinger

Director, Energy Security Initiative, The Brookings Institution

Panel 2

Energy Revolution: Identifying the Gaps in R&D and Beyond

Panel Discussion Organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)


Stephen Eule
Vice President
21st Century Energy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Kelly Sims Gallagher
Director, Energy Technology Innovation Project
Harvard University
Dr. Martin Hoffert
Professor Emeritus of Physics
New York University
Revis W. James
Director, Energy Technology Assessment Center
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)


Eli Kintisch

Reporter, Science

Panel 3

Conserving Energy through Policy, Technology and Lifestyle

Panel Discussion Organized by Hitachi, Ltd.


Kateri Callahan
Alliance to Save Energy
Takashi Hatchoji
Chief Environmental Strategy Officer
Hitachi, Ltd.
Tom Stricker
Director-Corporate Manager
Toyota Motor North America


Michael Shepard

President, E-source

More Information

Hitachi Environmental Technology Exhibit

Hitachi Environmental Technology Exhibit

Hitachi environmental technology exhibit focused on three critical categories - Energy Conservation, Energy Supply, and High Functional Materials, and featured technologies from several Hitachi Group companies. Explore the links below to find more information on Hitachi environmental technology exhibit.

Hitachi Environmental Technology Exhibit

Energy Conservation - Hitachi Environmental Technology ExhibitPDF file : Data Centers (812KB) PDF file : Monorail (1,000KB) PDF file : Air Conditioning Systems (1,000KB) PDF file : Railway Hybrid Traction System (493KB) PDF file : Energy Conservation Solution (2,000KB) Li-ion Battery PDF file : High Speed Trains (1,000KB) Hybrid Vehicles

Energy Supply - Hitachi Environmental Technology ExhibitPDF file : Nuclear Power Plant (2,000KB) PDF file : Clean Coal Plant (918KB) PDF file : Wind Turbine Generators (727KB) PDF file : Amorphous Transformers (1,000KB)

High Functional Materials - Hitachi Environmental Technology ExhibitPDF file : Photovoltaic Power Generation (923KB) PDF file : Amorphous Metal (294KB) PDF file : Neodymium Sintered Magnet (185KB)

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