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Webinar Series #1 - Japan’s New Plan for a Hydrogen Engergy Future: How U.S. Companies Can Participate

Highlights of World Smart Energy Week 2014 (February 26-28, 2014)

Japan-U.S. Decommissioning and Remediation Fukushima Recovery Forum (February 18-19, 2014)

►WEBINAR SERIES #1 

Join us for a FREE Webinar on Japan’s New Plan for a Hydrogen Energy Future: How U.S. Companies Can Participate

The U.S. Commercial Service in Tokyo & the Global Energy Team will host a FREE webinar for U.S. Fuel Cell/Hydrogen companies on Japan’s New Plan for Hydrogen Energy Future – How U.S. Companies can participate.

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July 15 Tuesday, 2014
1:00 – 2:00pm Pacific Daylight Time
At your desk!
Free of Charge but registration is required.

http://export.gov/california/irvine/events/wsew/index.asp

Please register by July 11 to receive connection details prior to the webinar.

As the first one of the webinar series on Japan’s renewable energy market, this webinar will introduce participants to recent trends in Japan’s Fuel Cell/Hydrogen market and uncover business opportunities for U.S. firms.  The webinar will also offer exhibiting opportunities in U.S. Pavilion at the World Smart Energy Week 2015, one of the world’s largest, DOC certified trade show to be held at the end of February 2015, with more than 2000 exhibitors and 90000 expected visitors. 

AGENDA

  • Welcome Remarks - Ashley Miller, Office of Energy and Environmental Industries, International Trade Administration
  • FC/Hydrogen Japan Market - Bob Rose or Jennifer Gangi, Fuel Cells 2000
  • Japan Market Update and Business Opportunities – Suzuki Takahiko, U.S. Embassy, Tokyo
  • WSEW U.S. Pavilion – Kareem Afzal, PDC Machines

QUESTIONS

Please contact Jason Sproule or Misa Shimizu.

Jason Sproule
U.S. Commercial Service
Irvine, California
(949) 660-7105
Jason.Sproule@trade.gov

Misa Shimizu
U.S. Commercial Service
Tokyo, Japan
03-3224-5078
Misa.Shimizu@trade.gov

 

► Highlights of USDOC Certified World Smart Energy Week 2014 (U.S. Pavilion at Fuel Cell Expo)

Venue:  Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan
Date:    February 26 to February 28, 2014
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Exhibitors, visitors, and members of the press pack the main thoroughfare, stairs, and walkways above the stage at Tokyo Big Sight East Hall to watch the Opening Ceremony and Tape-cut at World Smart Energy Week 2014 (WSEW), Asia’s premier renewable energy trade show. WSEW boasted over 2,000 exhibitors and 90,000 visitors from around the world. (Feb. 26, 2014)

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U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy makes remarks at WSEW Opening Ceremonies, highlighting the cutting edge technologies on display and encouraging international partnerships. (Feb. 26, 2014 at Tokyo Big Sight)

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Ambassador Kennedy tours the show floor at WSEW.

   

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Ambassador Kennedy meets with the U.S. exhibitors at the U.S. Pavilion to learn about their “smart” technologies and encourage their efforts in Japan and around the world. 75 U.S. firms exhibited at WSEW in eight differed co-located sub-shows covering solar, wind, smart grid, eco-building, fuel cells, and energy storage.

►CS Japan Reports on Japan-U.S. Decommissioning and Remediation Fukushima Recovery Forum

“This has been by far the most positive and high potential event I have ever attended.  “ (Ned Murphy, Central Planet Repair, LLC)

…you and your team did an extraordinary job organizing the forum.  There is no doubt that you opened the doors and created great value for American companies interested in supporting the Fukushima project.” (Ed Wannebacher, Babcock and Wilcox)

The Japan-U.S. Decommissioning and Remediation Fukushima Recovery Forum successfully took place….

CS JAPAN CONTACTS

Unit Chief: Gregory Briscoe
Takahiko Suzuki, Commercial Specialist, Email: takahiko.suzuki@trade.gov
Misa Shimizu, Commercial Specialist, Email: misa.shimizu@trade.gov