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10:00~12:15 Plenary Session
(Annex Hall)
Opening Attraction
“DO YOU KYOTO? Network”(DO YOU KYOTO? Ambassador, City of Kyoto)
Greetings from Mayor of Kyoto Daisaku Kadokawa (Mayor of Kyoto)
Greetings from Co-organizer Gino Van Begin (ICLEI Secretary General)
Guest Greetings
Masaharu Nakagawa (Minister of the Environment)
Keiji Yamada (Governor of Kyoto Prefecture)
Kazuhiro Terada (Chair of Kyoto City Assembly)

Message from Sister City
Special Presentation by Mayor of Kyoto
Daisaku KadokawaDaisaku Kadokawa (Mayor of Kyoto)
Special Presentation by Representative of Paris
Aurélie SOLANSAurélie SOLANS (Councillor of Paris City)

Keynote Speech
  • Nebojsa NakicenovicNebojsa Nakicenovic
    (Deputy Director General & Deputy CEO of International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Professor Emeritus of Energy Economics at Vienna University of Technology
    Research topics: long-term technological change, economic development, and climate change)
    Title of keynote address: The Grand Transformation to a Sustainable Future: A Perspective to 2050 and Beyond
  • Hisatake KatoHisatake Kato
    (Professor Emeritus at Kyoto University, Professor at University of Human Arts and Sciences, President of Homo Contribuens Research and Development Institute, Former Chairperson of the Philosophical Association of Japan
    Research topics: environmental ethics, philosophy)
    Title of keynote address: The Creatures Inside Us, The Creatures That Surround Us:
    Retrospective from the “Colorful Realm of Living Beings” to “Frolicking Animals”
12:45~13:10 Lunch Break
Kyoto Junior Orchestra
13:30~15:50 Parallel Session ① Advancing Measures against Global Warming based on Inter-City Partnerships
  • (1) Aims
    To share successful examples of city initiatives and programs implementing measures against global warming and models for the future which implement the guidelines of the Paris Agreement.
  • (2) Coordinator
    Hikaru KobayashiHikaru Kobayashi
    (Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at North Central College(IL, USA), Project Professor at Keio Univ., Ph.D.(Eng), Former Vice-Minister of Japan’s Ministry of the Env., Former director, division of Industrial Waste Management at Kitakyushu City, Chair at Prefectural Council of Env. For Kanagawa
    Major: Environmental Policies, Environmental City Planning, Environmental Friendly Economics.)
  • (3) Panelists
    • Datuk Ismail Bin IbrahimDatuk Ismail Bin Ibrahim
      (Chief Executive of IRDA (Iskandar Regional Development Authority), Malaysia)
    • David CraveDavid Crave
      (Chief, Urban Ecology Agency, City of Paris, France)
    • Aftyn D.L. GilesAftyn D.L. Giles
      (Senior Sustainable Coordinator
      Department of Planning, Div. of Sustainability & Resilience, City of Pittsburgh, USA)
    • Yue LingYue Ling
      (Consultant, Department of Education and Communications / Division of Education and Communications, Ministry of Environmental Protection, China)
    • Takeshi ShimotsumaTakeshi Shimotsuma
      (Supervising Director of Global Environment and Energy, Environment Policy Bureau, City of Kyoto, Japan)
② Designing Low-Carbon Cities
  • (1) Aims
    To share the trends and practices for low-carbon city planning by cities advancing toward a low-carbon society through the essential use of renewable energy and energy conservation practices.
  • (2) Coordinator
    Toru MorotomiToru Morotomi
    (Professor at Kyoto University Graduate School of Economics, Member of the Long-term Low Carbon Vision Subcommittee of the Central Environmental Council Global Environment Subcommittee, Committee Member of Kyoto Environmental Council
    Research topics: Environmental economics, energy policy)
  • (3) Panelists
③ Toward the Formulation of Sustainable City Cultures in Balance with the Environment
  • (1) Aims
    To investigate how to change social systems, values, livelihoods, and ways of life rooted in the local environment and culture for building sustainable city cultures based on current conditions at this historical tipping point.
  • (2) Coordinator
    Midori AoyagiMidori Aoyagi
    (Principle Researcher, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Adjunct professor of Tokyo Institute for Technology, Board member of Society for Environmental Economics and Policy Studies, Special appointed member of Japan Science Council (24th term)
    Research Topics: Public Opinion Study, Media Studies, Risk Governance, Sustainable Consumption)
  • (3) Panelists
16:10~17:40 Plenary Session
(Annex Hall)
Keynote Speech
  • Tetsuzo YasunariTetsuzo Yasunari
    (Director General of Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Chair of the Committee for the Advancement of Future Earth under the Science Council of Japan, Member of the International Science Committee of Future Earth
    Research topics: Meteorology, Climatology, and Global Environment Studies)
    Title of keynote address: Towards Sustainable Future of the Global Society :
    Efforts of “Future Earth” Program for Connecting Local, Regional and Global Communities
Parallel Session Overview
  • (1) Coordinator
    Hironori HamanakaHironori Hamanaka
    (Chair of ICLEI Japan, Special Research Adviser at Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Former Vice-Minister for Global Environment Affairs)
  • (2) Panelists
    • Hikaru Kobayashi (Coordinator of Parallel Session ①)
    • Toru Morotomi (Coordinator of Parallel Session ②)
    • Midori Aoyagi (Coordinator of Parallel Session ③)
    • Tetsuzo Yasunari (Keynote Speaker)
Briefing on the results of the Kyoto Friendship-Cities Youth Conference
Announcement of the Kyoto Declaration
  • 京都市情報館
  • 京エコロジーセンター
  • 総合地球環境学研究所
  • 公益財団法人京都市環境保全活動推進協会
  • 環境省
  • 京都府
  • 京都商工会議所
  • 京都スマートシティエキスポ2017