Eco-Engineering Forum 2011 : Building Sustainable Cities

Eco-engineering

“Eco-engineering: Building Sustainable Cities”

The Honorable Steven Chu, Former US Secretary of Energy

Hitachi Eco-Engineering Forum 2011 brought together key U.S. opinion leaders and technological experts, giving them a common platform to discuss issues regarding sustainable development of urban communities. Hitachi Eco-Engineering Forum 2011 featured panels organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and The Brookings Institution.

The Honorable Steven Chu, U.S. Secretary of Energy, delivered the keynote presentation at the Hitachi Annual Forum, whose previous editions attracted more than 200 key opinion leaders from government, academia, non-profit organizations, and the industry.

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Hitachi Eco-Engineering Forum 2011 Details

Date: 
Sunday, October 6, 2013
Venue: 
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Auditorium 1200 New York Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20005
Organizer: 
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), The Brookings Institution, and Hitachi, Ltd.

Master of Ceremonies

Dr. Albert Teich
Senior Policy Advisor
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Opening Remarks

Strobe Talbott
President
The Brookings Institution

Takashi Hatchoji
Group Chairman for the Americas
Chairman of the Board
Hitachi America, Ltd.

Dr. Alan Leshner
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Publisher, Science
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Keynote Presentation

The Honorable Steven Chu
U.S. Secretary of Energy

Panel 1

Panel Discussion

Panelists

Dr. Matthew Fraser
Associate Professor, School of Sustainability at Arizona State University
Mr. James Hunt
Chief of Environment and Energy, City of Boston, MA
Mr. Michinaga Kohno
Senior Chief Engineer, Smart City Business Management Division
Hitachi, Ltd.
Mr. Robert Puentes
Senior Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program, The Brookings Institution
Mr. Tom Shircliff
Steering Committee Chairman, Envision:Charlotte, and Managing Director/Co-Founder, IntelligentBuildings, LLC

Moderator

Dr. Vaughan Turekian
Chief International Officer, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Conversation with Mayors

Moderator
  • Ms. Amy Liu, Co-Director and Senior Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program, The Brookings Institution
Mayors
  • The Honorable Dwight C. Jones, Mayor of Richmond, VA
  • The Honorable Roy Buol, Mayor of Dubuque, IA

Closing Remarks

Takashi Kawamura
Chairman
Hitachi, Ltd.

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