Programme and Presentations

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Opening Remarks

Atara Sivan
Acting Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences; Head and Professor, Department of Education Studies
Hong Kong Baptist University

Keynote Speeches

Growth Beyond Numbers:
Green Economic Transition and Decarbonization of Energy System in China

Qi Ye
Cheung Kong Professor of Environmental Policy and Management
School of Public Policy and management
;
Volkswagen Professor of Sustainability
Tsinghua University

Director and Senior Fellow
Brookings-Tsinghua Center for Public Policy

Urbanization, Energy Access and Justice: A Comparative Perspective

Vanesa Castan Broto
Senior Lecturer
Barlett Development Planning Unit
University College London

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Session 1: Energy Transitions and Public Engagement: Cases in Nuclear Governance

Opening of Session 1: Energy Transitions and Public Engagement: Cases in Nuclear Governance

Prof. Richard Balme
 Professor, Paris School of International Affairs
Scientific Director, Master in International Public Management; Senior Fellow, Centre for European Studies Sciences Po

Citizen Engagement in Nuclear Governance: A Case Study of Local Information Commissions (CLIs) in France

Daphne Mah
Director, Asian Energy Studies Centre
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography
Hong Kong Baptist University

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Commission Locale d’Information (CLI) in France and Implications for Japan

Hideaki Shiroyama
Professor of Public Administration, Policy Alternatives Research Institute
The Graduate Schools of Public Policy and for Law and Politics
The University of Tokyo

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Anti-Inland Nuclear Power Plant Stakeholders as Strategic Deliberators:
A Case Study on Jiangxi Pengze Project and Wang Jiang Si Lao

Deng Lifeng
Associate Professor
School of Communication and Design
Sun Yat-sen University

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Morning Panel Session

Richard Balme (Moderator)
Professor, Paris School of International Affairs
Scientific Director, Master in International Public Management
Senior Fellow, Centre for European Studies
Sciences Po

Session 2: Energy Governance, Policy and Politics: The Chinese Experience

Carbon Emission Trading Scheme and Energy Transition: The Case of China

Akihisa Mori
Associate Professor of Global Environmental Economics
Kyoto University

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The Governance of Urban Energy Transitions in China:
Building-Integrated Solar Thermal Systems in Rizhao and Shenzhen

Huang Ping      
Postdoctoral Fellow
Barlett Development Planning Unit
University College London

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The Governance of Solar Power Industry in Eastern China

Geoffrey Chun-fung Chen
Lecturer
Department of China Studies
Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

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China’s Photovoltaics Poverty Alleviation Initiative:
Can Renewable Energy Be Pro-Poor?

Kevin Lo
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography
Research Cluster Leader in Energy Governance, Asian Energy Studies Centre
Hong Kong Baptist University

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Session 3: Connecting Energy and Equity in the Asian-Pacific Region

Understanding Energy Poverty in the Asia-Pacific: Insights from Hong Kong

Sara Fuller
Senior Lecturer
Department of Geography and Planning
Macquarie University

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Equity and Efficacy in Renewable Energy Policy: A Case Study of Australia

Benjamin McLellan
Associate Professor
Graduate School of Energy Sciences
Kyoto University

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Energy Poverty in Japan: A Multidimensional Approach

Shinchiro Okushima
Associate Professor, Department of Policy and Planning Sciences
Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering
University of Tsukuba

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Energy Equity in Singapore

Melissa Low
Research Fellow
Energy Studies Institute
National University of Singapore

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Afternoon Panel Session

Philip Andrews-Speed (Moderator)
Senior Principal Research Fellow (Division Head)
Energy Studies Institute
National University of Singapore