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La Maison de la Culture du Japon à Paris


Energy Efficiency, a driver for Innovation?

Draft Agenda

(Executive Summary - Full Report)

15:00 – 15:05

Welcome : Sir Stephen GOMERSALL, Chief Executive for Europe, Hitachi

15:05 – 15:50

Setting the Scene : Energy Efficiency Policies

- in Europe : Prof. Jacqueline MCGLADE, Executive Director, European Environment Agency (Presentation)

- in Japan : Mr. Takayuki SUMITA, Executive Director, Japan Machinery Center for Trade and Investment - Brussels Office (Presentation)


15:50 – 17:20

Panel Discussion

Moderator : Mr. Michel PETIT, Chairman, Green IT Panel

Panelists :

- Mr. Mathieu WELLHOFF, ADEME (Agence de l'Environnement et de la Maîtrise de l'Energie)

- Mrs. Philippine de T’SERCLAES, IEA (International Energy Agency)

- Mr. Edouard TOULOUSE, ECOS (European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation)

- Mrs. Elizabeth JASKULKÉ, chairwoman, ICT and Sustainable Development WG, MEDEF


- Mr. Laurent GOUZÈNES, Group VP, European R&D and Public Affairs General Manager, STMicroelectronics

Conclusions by moderator, speakers and panelists


17:20 – 17:50

Hitachi Environment Policy & Vision : Mr. Takashi HATCHOJI, Representative Executive Officer, Executive Vice President and Executive Officer, Hitachi Ltd. (Presentation)


Technology illustration : Eco Data Centers : Mr. Michel ALLIEL, Products and Solutions Marketing Director, Hitachi Data Systems (Presentation)

15:50 – 17:20

Closing : Sir Stephen GOMERSALL


Location:          La Maison de la Culture du Japon à Paris - 101 bis, quai Branly - 75740 Paris

  Meeting Place: auditorium, floor -3

Language:       Mostly French; simultaneous translation in English and French

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