Energy Transition in Japan and Germany - Policies, Perceptions, and Practices

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Event Information

February 17, 2020, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Miraikan – The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, Conference Room Saturn (7th floor)
Organizer: Heidelberg University Office, Kyoto (HUOK)

The mini-symposium addresses societal questions and in addition showcases technological approaches of energy transition in Japan and Germany. Invited speakers are renowned researchers from leading universities in Japan, and representatives of the  Heidelberg Centers for the Environment (HCE) at Heidelberg University.
Organiser of the event is the Heidelberg University Office, Kyoto (HUOK) in cooperation with the German Centre for Research and Innovation Tokyo (DWIH Tokyo).

For a tentative program  (subject to change) please see here (PDF).
Language: Japanese and English (with simultaneous interpretation)

Please register via email by February 10, 2020:

The symposium is designed as supporting program to the exhibition “energie.wenden (energy transitions)” at the Miraikan – The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation. The event is supported by the German-Japanese Universities Alliance (HeKKSaGOn), and the Heidelberg Center for the Environment (HCE).

Organizers: Heidelberg University Office, Kyoto (HUOK)
German Centre for Research and Innovation Tokyo (DWIH Tokyo)
Supported by:
German-Japanese Universities Alliance (HeKKSaGOn), Heidelberg Center of the Environment (HCE)
free of charge * Admission fee for permanent exhibition is required.
Language: English and Japanese (Simultaneous interpretation provided.)
Registration: please mail to by Wednesday, February 10, 2020.