Business and Environment (Kansai Research Centre)

The Second Seminar on Low Carbon Technologies

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), in cooperation with Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC) and the Ministry of the Environment of the Government of Japan (MOEJ), held the “The Second Seminar on Low Carbon Technologies” on 11-12 October 2016 in Szentendre, Hungary. This two-day event was organised to share the latest information on climate change and energy policies of Japan and Central and Eastern Europe, and to discuss opportunities for and barriers against low-carbon technology transfer to realise low-carbon society.

There were 57 participants from six countries (Hungary, Poland, Ukraine, Germany, the United Kingdom and Japan), representing the central governments, municipalities, businesses, international organisations, and research institutes. The participants together recognised the importance of introducing and deploying leading low-carbon technologies and actively discussed the opportunities for and the barriers against low-carbon technology transfer in Hungary, Poland and Ukraine.

Date 11-12 October 2016
Venue Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC), Szentendre, Hungary
Organisers Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC)
Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ)
Co-organisers Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
Hungarian Business Leaders Forum (HBLF)
Languages English
Number of Participants 57
Agenda PDF(180KB)

Presentation Materials
Summary of Last Year’s Seminar
Kentaro Tamura, IGES
PDF (595KB)
Role of Technology in the Paris Agreement
Asher Lessels, UNFCCC Secretariat
PDF (771KB)
Challenges and Actions to Low Carbon Technologies Transfer
Shuichi Ozawa, MOEJ
PDF (1.5MB)
Considering Stakeholders Matching as Innovative Business Model to Promote Low Carbon Technology Deployment and Transfer
Abdessalem Rabhi, IGES
PDF (3.2MB)
Introduction of Specific Low-Carbon Technologies and Relevant Practices
Nobuhide Nagahama, City of Kitakyushu
Stefan Meijers, Standardkessel GmbH (JFE Engineering group)
Takashi Shimakawa, Kawasaki Heavy Industries
PDF (10MB)
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PDF (1.5KB)
Hungary: Potential for Technology Transfer
Miklós Székely from Hungary
PDF (1.1MB)
Poland: Low Carbon Technology in Poland – background and perspectives
Andrzej Kassenberg and Zbigniew Kamieński from Poland
PDF (397KB)
Ukraine: Low Carbon Technologies Governmental Framework
Viktoria Shtets from Ukraine
PDF (389KB)
Ukraine: Potential for Technology Transfer
Olga Semkiv from Ukraine
PDF (156KB)
Joukasou Technology in Hungary: experience of implementation and prospects for future
Antal Ferenc Kovacs, Century Technology Innovations
PDF (1.9MB)
Tasks and Possibilities for Low-carbon Development in Municipal Utilities in Ukraine
Aleksandr Sigal and Dmytro Paderno, Institute of Engineering Ecology
PDF (3.3MB)
IT for Technology Transfer: how information technologies can help transfer low carbon technologies
Mikhail Vartanyan, Spherical Origins GmbH & Co. KG
PDF (296KB)
EBRD’s Experience in Financing Sustainable Energy Projects in the Region
Yevgeniya Afanasenko, EBRD
PDF (924KB)
Donor Financing of Low Carbon Projects in Ukraine and State Participation
Olena Tregub, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine
PDF (642KB)
Enhancing Innovations: experience of Kazakhstan
Saule Sadykova, Corvinus University
PDF (1.7MB)

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