Workshop 6


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.





September 28, 2018 (Friday) (Tentative)

September 29, 2018 (Saturday) (Tentative)


Gushikawa Community Center, Kumejima, Okinawa, Japan

Day 1(9/28)

AM:    ・Optional DSW Industry and OTEC Tour


OTEC Okinawa, Local Industry, etc.


PM:    ・Welcome and Introductions


・Group Discussions and Networking

Day 2 (9/29)

AM:    ・Opening Remarks

・Economic Development Session

PM:    ・Ocean Energy Session

・Group Discussions

・Panel Discussion


Please note that the information provided above is tentative. We will update with more more information as it becomes available, all details are subject to change.

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