Climate Change Forum 2009

Climate Change Forum 2009

The Honorable John F. Kerry, U.S. Senate (D-Mass.)

Hitachi Climate Change Forum 2009 provided an interactive platform to key opinion leaders and technological experts in United States, to discuss issues concerning global climate change and preservation of natural environment. The forum panels were organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), The Brookings Institution and Hitachi.

Hitachi Climate Change Forum 2009 started with the keynote presentation by United States Senator - John F. Kerry (D-MA). The forum attracted more than 400 attendees, including academia, legislators and policy makers. The event also included an Environmental Technology Exhibit, featuring several Hitachi Group technologies.

Hitachi Climate Change Forum Details

This section provides Hitachi Climate Change Forum Event 2009 details, including schedule, venue, keynote presentation, and panel information. Please find the Hitachi Climate Change Forum details below.

Washington DC Ronald Reagan Building / International Trade Center
Hitachi, Ltd.

Keynote Presentation

The Honorable John F. Kerry
United States Senator (D-MA)

Climate Policy and Its International Implications

Panel Discussion Organized by The Brookings Institution


Jason Bordoff

Policy Director

Hamilton Project, The Brookings Institution

Hajime Ito

President JETRO/New York

Dr. William Moomaw

Director, Center for International Environment and Resource Policy

The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Professor Jose Roberto Moreira


Brazilian Reference Center on Biomass (CENBIO)


Dr. Charles Ebinger

Director, Energy Security Initiative, The Brookings Institution

Energy Revolution: Identifying the Gaps in R&D and Beyond

Panel Discussion Organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)


Stephen Eule

Vice President

21st Century Energy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Kelly Sims Gallagher

Director, Energy Technology Innovation Project

Harvard University

Dr. Martin Hoffert

Professor Emeritus of Physics

New York University

Revis W. James

Director, Energy Technology Assessment Center

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)


Eli Kintisch

Reporter, Science

Conserving Energy through Policy, Technology and Lifestyle

Panel Discussion Organized by Hitachi, Ltd.


Kateri Callahan


Alliance to Save Energy

Takashi Hatchoji

Chief Environmental Strategy Officer

Hitachi, Ltd.

Tom Stricker

Director-Corporate Manager

Toyota Motor North America


Michael Shepard

President, E-source

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Hitachi Environmental Technology Exhibit

Hitachi Environmental Technology Exhibit

Hitachi environmental technology exhibit focused on three critical categories - Energy Conservation, Energy Supply, and High Functional Materials, and featured technologies from several Hitachi Group companies. Explore the links below to find more information on Hitachi environmental technology exhibit.

Hitachi Environmental Technology Exhibit

Energy Conservation - Hitachi Environmental Technology ExhibitPDF file : Data Centers (812KB) PDF file : Monorail (1,000KB) PDF file : Air Conditioning Systems (1,000KB) PDF file : Railway Hybrid Traction System (493KB) PDF file : Energy Conservation Solution (2,000KB) Li-ion Battery PDF file : High Speed Trains (1,000KB) Hybrid Vehicles

Energy Supply - Hitachi Environmental Technology ExhibitPDF file : Nuclear Power Plant (2,000KB) PDF file : Clean Coal Plant (918KB) PDF file : Wind Turbine Generators (727KB) PDF file : Amorphous Transformers (1,000KB)

High Functional Materials - Hitachi Environmental Technology ExhibitPDF file : Photovoltaic Power Generation (923KB) PDF file : Amorphous Metal (294KB) PDF file : Neodymium Sintered Magnet (185KB)

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