2022 / 02 / 21 (月)

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Israel Month | International Webinar #2: What's Next in Greentech: Some Implications of the Israeli Climate Tech Ecosystem

中東・イスラーム世界のオルターナティブに関する分科会
* Date: Monday, February 21, 2022, 16:00-17:00 Japan Time (9:00-10:00 Israel Time)
* Venue: Zoom­­­­
* Language: English / Japanese simultaneous interpretation will be provided
* Registration: No charge. Advance registration required
* This webinar is part of the "Israel Month @UTokyo Komaba Research Campus" event. For more information, please click here

What's Next in Greentech: Some Implications of the Israeli Climate Tech Ecosystem
Green technologies draw attention to tackling climate change. At this webinar, a distinguished expert from Israel will provide an overview of global climate tech trends and the Israeli climate tech ecosystem. Furthermore, this webinar will address the challenges of collaborating with global stakeholders and promoting the next step toward international collaboration.

Speakers
Mr. Uriel Klar, Director, PLANETech, Israel Innovation Institute

Commentator: Dr. Masakazu Sugiyama, Professor of Energy System at the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST) of the University of Tokyo and Professor of Renewable Fuel Global Network and the Next Generation of Energy Distribution System of RCAST

Moderator: Satoshi Ikeuchi, Professor of Religion and Global Security at the Research  Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST) of the University of Tokyo and the Head of ROLES (RCAST Open Laboratory for Emergence Strategies)
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About the Speakers

Mr. Uriel Klar 
Mr. Uriel Klar is dedicated to connect technology, business, and environmental missions to solve climate change challenges. He established an environmental research venture, founded an air pollution technology startup, and developed global partnerships in a multinational water company. Uriel leads PLANETech, a climate change innovation community, that promotes the development and implementation of climate change technologies across a broad set of sectors. PLANETech is a joint venture of the Israeli Innovation Institute and Consensus Business Group. 

Commentator: Prof. Masakazu Sugiyama
Masakazu Sugiyama is a Professor at the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST) of the University of Tokyo. His major research topics are high-efficiency photovoltaic (PV) devices using the nano-epitaxial structures of III-V compound semiconductors. He is a recognized leader in the sustainable conversion of solar energy to next-generation fuels. He is a program manager of Japanese MOONSHOT program, aiming to realize CO2 capture and conversion to chemical feedstocks driven by renewable electricity. He authored and coauthored 300 refereed journal publications and 510 international conference papers. He is concurrently the chair of the two social cooperation research departments of "Renewable Fuel Global Network" and "Next Generation of Energy Distribution System." 

Moderator: Prof. Satoshi Ikeuchi
Satoshi Ikeuchi is a Professor of Religion and Global Security at the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST) of the University of Tokyo and the Head of ROLES (RCAST Open Laboratory for Emergence Strategies). Professor Ikeuchi has published extensively on Middle East politics, Islamic political thought and global security challenges.

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* “Israel Month @UTokyo Komaba Research Campus” is organized by ROLES (RCAST Open Laboratory for Emergence Strategies) of the University of Tokyo and supported by the Embassy of Israel in Japan. 
* Contact Information: Division of Religion and Global Security (Ikeuchi Laboratory) of RCAST, the University of Tokyo: office@me.rcast.u-tokyo.ac.jp
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ROLES (RCAST Open Laboratory for Emergence Strategies) of the University of Tokyo with the support of the Embassy of Israel in Japan, has organized “Israel Week” in 2021. The Year 2022 marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and Japan. With great pleasure, this year’s "Israel Month @UTokyo Komaba Research Campus" event will feature a series of webinars on the latest trends and developments in Israel and their impact on Japan-Israel relations. The webinars in this framework will cover a broad range of topics, including recent developments in relation between Japan and Israel, Israel and the Arab countries, Greentech and climate change technologies, the impact of blockchain technology on policies, and how Earth Science grasps the global warming.  A series of virtual seminars and lectures on Jewish thought and other religious traditions are to be held on this occasion inviting leading scholars from Israel. 
 "Israel Month” aims to provide an international forum for the exchange of ideas and inspiration from researchers and experts across different fields, and to seek opportunities for collaboration among the participants from academia, NPOs, industry, and the public sector. 
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