Workshop 7

OKINAWA HAWAI'I CLEAN ENERGY COOPERATION

9th OCEAN ENERGY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SYMPOSIUM & WORKSHOP



Under the Memorandum of Understanding signed by the Japanese Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry, the United States Department of Energy, Okinawa Prefecture, and the State of Hawai’i, to develop and deploy clean and renewable energies as the “Hawaii Okinawa Clean Energy Cooperation” in June 2010, there have been multiple activities focusing on the possibility of cooperative projects relating to the introduction of clean energy. One of the projects in accordance with this partnership is the ocean energy workshop, held annually since 2010.

 

Symposium Details



Preliminary Information on the 9th Ocean Energy and Economic Development Symposium and Workshop

①Dates

September 28-29, 2018

②Location

Kumejima, Okinawa, Japan

③Organizers

Okinawa Prefecture, The State of Hawai'i, Kumejima Town, Hawai'i County

④Agenda

Preliminary Symposium Outline

  • Day 1 AM: Optional Tour
  • Day 1 PM: Keynotes and Networking
  • Day 2 AM: Economic Development
  • Day 2 PM: Ocean Energy and Panel

⑤Remarks

This year we will continue to include speeches and discussions on the sub-topics of education, DSW industry, the environment, and OTEC technologies under the overall umbrella of Economic Development and Ocean Energy. In the coming months, we will be updating this site with more information on invitations to speak, registration, and more.

Past Events



8th Ocean Energy an Economic Development Symposium & Workshop

①Date

②Location

③Remarks

June 23-24, 2017

Kona

This year introduced Economic Development as a primary theme along with other subgroup discussions on OTEC, DSW industry, the environment, and education.

7th Ocean Energy Symposium and Workshop

①Date

②Locations

③Remarks

September 16-17, 2016

Kumejima

Despite a nearby typhoon, participants from Hawaii and Okinawa gathered for two days in Kumejima for a sucessful Symposium and Workshop with keynote speakers Takao Kashiwagai of AES, Ross Matzkin-Briger of the US DOE, and Michio Hashimoto of the Headquarter for Ocean Policy. Details of the agenda can be downloaded here.

Related events included the 5th Kumejima-Hawai'i County Sister City Anniversary Celebration and the 2016 Kumejima Hawai'ian Festival.

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August 19-20, 2015 @ Kona

October 30-31, 2014 @ Kumejima

September 13, 2013 @ Kona

September 11-12, 2012 @ Kumejima

September 11-12, 2011 @ Kona

November 11, 2010 @ Kumejima