News Releases

5/24/2010

Hitachi Sponsors “Three Keys to Sustainable Urban Communities: Water, Power and Transportation” Forum in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, May 27

WHO: The Honorable Lisa P. Jackson, Administrator, United States Environmental Protection Agency will be the featured keynote presenter at the event.

WHAT: The half-day invitational event is the second climate change forum in a series of events being sponsored by Hitachi and features panels organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science and The Brookings Institution. For more information on the event, please visit: www.hitachi-america.us/climateforum. Reporters are welcome to attend, but you must RSVP prior to the event with Mickey Takeuchi, Hitachi America, Ltd. 914-333-2987. On-site media registration is permitted, but reporters must provide appropriate credentials.

Agenda at A Glance
1:00-1:30 p.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
1:30-3:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion One: Electricity/Energy
3:30–4:00 p.m.
Keynote Presentation by The Honorable Lisa P. Jackson, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
4:00-5:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion Two: Transportation

WHEN:
Thursday, May 27, 2010
1:00-5:30 p.m.

WHERE:
AAAS Auditorium
1200 New York Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20005

IMPORTANT: Media representatives are welcome to attend the event, but you must RSVP prior to the event with Mickey Takeuchi, Hitachi America, Ltd. 914-333-2987. On-site media registration is permitted, but reporters must provide appropriate credentials.

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd., (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 360,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2009 (ended March 31, 2010) consolidated revenues totaled 8,968 billion yen ($96.4 billion). Hitachi will focus more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes information and telecommunication systems, power systems, environmental, industrial and transportation systems, and social and urban systems, as well as the sophisticated materials and key devices that support them. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at http://www.hitachi.com.

Contact

Mickey Takeuchi
Hitachi America, Ltd.
(914) 333-2987
masayuki.takeuchi@hal.hitachi.com