2009 Pacific Energy Summit

World leaders in science, policy, and industry convened in Tokyo, Japan, to discuss the topic “Energy Security and Economic Growth in the Asia-Pacific: Innovations, Markets and Smart policies for a Low-Carbon Future” at the inaugural Pacific Energy Summit, held in Tokyo, Japan, on November 3-5, 2009.

Discussions focused on developing a roadmap for action around efficient and clean energy technologies and the various mechanisms to promote implementation of these technologies as well as the related uncertainties and challenges that countries such as China, India, Japan, and the United States face.

2009 Summit Leadership

NBR is grateful to the efforts of our Senior Advisory Group and Steering Committee in helping to launch the inaugural Pacific Energy Summit.

Senior Advisory Group

William M. Castell, Chairman, The Wellcome Trust

Carla Hills, Chair and CEO, Hills & Company

Haruhiko Kuroda, President, Asian Development Bank

Rajendra K. Pachauri, Director-General, The Energy and Resources Institute

Kenneth B. Pyle, Founding President, The National Bureau of Asian Research

William Ruckelshaus, Strategic Director, Madrona Venture Group

Steering Committee

Maria Livanos Cattaui

Erica Downs, China Energy Fellow, The Brookings Institution

Yonghun Jung, Director, Energy Policy Research Center, Korea Energy Economics Institute

Ken Koyama, Director, Strategy and Industry Research Unit, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan

Mark Levine, Director, Environmental Energy Technologies, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Tadashi Maeda, Head, Corporate Planning Department, Japan Bank for International Cooperation

Summit Senior Director

Robert S. Price J.r, President, International Risk Strategies