International forum
“International Forum on the Long-term Impacts of Low Emissions Transport Policies and Actions in the ASEAN”
Date & Time December 4th, 2012, 9:00`15:00
Venue Hotel Nikko Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
Hosted by Institution for Transport Policy Studies
Numbers of attendees 40

ITPS launched a 3-year international joint study project named “A Study of Long-Term Transport Action Plan for ASEAN (LPA)” in 2011,with the aims to; promoting back casting methods; build a guideline of long-term transport policies with climate change point of view; and propose concrete transport policies for ASEAN.

This forum named “International Forum on the Long-term Impacts of Low Emissions Transport Policies and Actions in the ASEAN” intended to promote relevant parties’ understandings of study results so far, current status and approaches of ASEAN countries, and the necessity of the future vision.

In the forum, with the attendance of high government officials from ASEAN countries and  Japan, and experts from ASEAN countries and international organizations, key note speech introducing the current status of Japan- ASEAN collaboration toward the realization of the low carbon transport in ASEAN was given,, and the presentations regarding the analysis of each ASEAN country’s future vision were made. In the panel discussion, which was held after the presentations, there was an active discussion regarding challenges to achieve a low carbon transportation system in ASEAN.

Opening Remarks Sophie Punte,Executive Director, Clean Air Asia
Makoto Wasizu,President, Japan International Transport Institute (JITI), Institution for Transport Policy Studies(ITPS)
Presentation Iwao Matsuoka,Research Advisor, ITPS
Keynote
Speech
Lew Fulton,University of California Davis
Kazuo Inaba,Director General, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Japan
Presentation Paul Emmerson,Transport Research Laboratory (TRL)
Kazutaka Oka,Mizuho Information & Research Institute
Alvin Mejia,Clean Air Asia
Danang Parikesit,Professor, Gadjah Mada University
Mongkut Piantanakulchai,Assistant Professor, Thamassat University
Regin Regidor,Professor, University of Philippines
Rehan Karim
,Professor, University of Malaya
Panel
Discussion
Moderator:
Heather Allen
,TRL
Panelist:
Lew Fulton,University of California Davis
Khuat Viet Hung,Ministry of Transport, Vietnam
Chanchai Suwisuttagul
,Ministry of Transport, Thailand
Danang Parikesit,Advisor to the Minister of Public Works, Indonesia
Lloyd Wright,Asian Development Bank
Closing
Remarks
Yosuke Takada,Director, JITI, ITPS

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