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Opening Ribbon-cutting Ceremony

  • 60 Top energy industry leaders line up Gather at the reception counter from 9:30 am on Feb. 28 (Wed) - Free admission!

    Date & Time: Feb. 28 (Wed) 9:30 am -
    Venue: In front of Reception Counter, East 5 Hall

    Visitor registration will be opening from 9 am.
    *Registration will be closed temporarily during the ceremony and doors will open from 10 am.

    A scene from 2017

    Benefits for Attending The Ceremony

    Visitor regitration starts from 9:00 on Feb. 28th (the exhibition will open at 10:00).
    If you register from 9:00 - 9:30,

    • 1. Complimentary Morning Coffee to the first 300 people
    • 2. Receive a Floor Map before the exhibition opening
    • 3. Enter the exhibition right after the opening
  • List of Ribbon-cutting Dignitaries

    < Organiser/ Government Officials >

    • Tad Ishizumi

      President

      REED EXHIBITIONS JAPAN LTD.

    • Freddy Svane

      Ambassador

      KINGDOM OF DENMARK

    • Erling Rimestad

      Ambassador

      KINGDOM OF NORWAY

    • Gonzalo De Benito

      Ambassador

      KINGDOM OF SPAIN

    • Ruan Xiangping

      Minister-Counsellor

      EMBASSY OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

    • Stefan Möbs

      Minister, Economic and Scientific Affairs

      EMBASSY OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY

    • Arun Alexander

      Minister (Commercial)

      EMBASSY OF CANADA

    • Daniel R Simmons

      Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary

      U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

    < Co-organisers / Supporting Organisations >

    • Nobuyuki Nishimiya

      President

      HYDROGEN ENERGY SYSTEMS SOCIETY OF JAPAN

    • Manabu Takamoto

      President

      JAPAN WIND POWER ASSOCIATION

    • Toshihiro Sano

      Chairman

      THERMAL AND NUCLEAR POWER ENGINEERING SOCIETY (TENPES)

    • Hideo Sakai

      Chairman

      JAPAN WOODY BIOENERGY ASSOCIATION

    • Akikuni Ushikubo

      President

      JAPAN ORGANICS RECYCLING ASSOCIATION

    • Toshinori Sasaki

      Chairman

      BIOGAS PROCESS COUNCIL

    • Masamichi Hashiguchi

      Senior Executive Director

      JAPAN COAL ENERGY CENTER (JCOAL)

    < Smart Grid >

    • Takao Kashiwagi

      Distinguished Professor

      TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

    • Hiroshi Okamoto

      Vice President

      TEPCO POWER GRID, INC.

    • Yoshihiro Doi

      Director, Executive Vice President

      THE KANSAI ELECTRIC POWER CO., INC.

    • Tetsuo Setoguchi

      Executive Vice President

      OSAKA GAS CO., LTD.

    • Yasuyuki Ito

      Senior Vice President, Group President

      MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORP.

    • Masaaki Nomoto

      Vice President and Executive Officer

      HITACHI, LTD.

    • Koichi Harazono

      Director, Vice President

      TOSHIBA ENERGY SYSTEMS & SOLUTIONS CORP.

    • Richard Schomberg

      VP Industrial Strategy & Smart Energy Standards

      EDF GROUP

    < Wind Energy >

    • Izumi Ushiyama

      Chairman

      ASHIKAGA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

    • Yoshiteru Sato

      Executive Director

      NEW ENERGY AND INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION (NEDO)

    • Minoru Saito

      Director

      EURUS ENERGY HOLDINGS CORP.

    • Atsushi Oda

      Vice President and Executive Officer

      HITACHI, LTD.

    • Katsutoshi Orita

      Senior Executive Officer Wind Power Business Office

      THE JAPAN STEEL WORKS, LTD.

    • Hideyuki Ohnishi

      Regional General Manager

      GE RENEWABLE ENERGY

    • Ken'ichi Fujita

      President & CEO

      SIEMENS K.K.

    • Satoru Yoshida

      Executive Vice President

      HOKUTAKU CO., LTD.

    • Clive Turton

      President

      VESTAS ASIA PACIFIC WIND TECHNOLOGY PTE. LTD.

    < Photovoltaic Power Generation >

    • Atsuhiko Hirano

      President and CEO

      SOLAR FRONTIER K.K.

    • Ye Chen

      President

      TRINA SOLAR JAPAN LTD.

    • Yutaka Yamamoto

      President

      CANADIAN SOLAR JAPAN K.K.

    • Vicky Sun

      President

      JINKO SOLAR JAPAN K.K.

    < Biomass >

    • Hitoshi Honna

      President and CEO

      erex CO., LTD.

    < Battery Japan >

    • Tetsuya Osaka

      Senior Research Professor

      WASEDA UNIVERSITY

    • Osamu Murao

      President

      GS YUASA CORP.

    • Ikuo Uchiyama

      President & Chief Executive Officer

      NIPPON CHEMI-CON CORP.

    • Masaya Ugaji

      Director

      PANASONIC CORPORATION AIS COMPANY

    • Chengdu Liang

      Dean of Research Institute

      CONTEMPORARY AMPEREX TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.

    • Tom Zhao

      Managing Director

      BYD COMPANY LTD.

    < Hydrogen & Fuel Cell >

    • Kenichiro Ota

      Professor Emeritus

      YOKOHAMA NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

    • Yutaka Kuwahara

      Senior Vice President New & Renewable Energy Company

      JXTG NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORP.

    • Tsuneo Komon

      Managing Officer, Member of the Board & Director

      PANASONIC CORP. APPLIANCES COMPANY

    • Eiichi Harada

      Chief Director

      CO2-FREE HYDROGEN ENERGY SUPPLY-CHAIN TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH ASSOCIATION

    < Thermal Power Generation >

    • Atsushi Watanabe

      Senior Vice President

      JFE STEEL CORP.

    • Yoshihiro Aburatani

      President & CEO

      TOSHIBA ENERGY SYSTEMS & SOLUTIONS CORP.

    • Shinobu Nakamura

      Senior Associate Director

      IHI CORP.

    • Shozo Kaneko

      Research Advisor

      INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO

    (In random order, honorifics omitted, as of Feb. 13, 2018)