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12 Feb. 2019back to top
*Last updated: 08 Jan 2019
Tuesday 12 February 2019
WELCOME & INTRODUCTION
09:00
Welcome & Introduction by Marc Chasserot, shecco

Marc Chasserot, shecco, Welcome & Introduction
POLICY SESSION
09:20
Presentations by government representatives and industry experts on the latest regulatory issues and standards regarding natural refrigerants on both Japanese and internationl level.

Chair: Marc Chasserot, shecco


Marc Chasserot, shecco, Global Policy & Market Trends

Yasuhiro Baba, Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan, フロン法改正を含めた回収率向上に向けた対策 及び平成31年度フロン関連予算案について

Hideyuki Naoi, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, フロン対策の現状について

Marek Zgliczynski, Embraco, New IEC Charge Limit For Flammables
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW
10:15
Marc Chasserot, CEO of shecco will interview leading executives from Japanese industry: 

Shigeru Dohno, Managing Director, Food Retail Equipment Business Division, Panasonic Appliances Company

Ichiji Ishizu, Executive Managing Director, Mayekawa
Networking Break
10:45
Coffee, tea and light snacks will be served in the sponsors exhibition area during this networking break.
TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP ROUND TABLE
11:15
Strategic and visionary presentations will be given by leading industry representatives on market trends and developments, followed by technology leadership round table discussion.

Chair: Jan Dusek, shecco

Tsutsumi Atsuki, Panasonic - Cold Chain Business Divion Appliances Company, Panasonic Coldchain Solutions

Katsuhiko Harada, Nihon Netsugen Systems, Now Step of CO2 Transcritical Unit for Industrial Refrigeration in Japan

Esequias Pereira, Embraco, New Solutions Addressing New Global Market Needs

Makoto Ehara, Mayekawa Mfg. Co., Ltd, Enhance Your Choices with Natural Refrigerants

Makoto Ehara, Mayekawa Mfg. Co., Ltd, 自然冷媒却システムの最適な使い方につて 自然冷媒却システムの最適な使い方につて 自然冷媒却システムの最適な使い方につて -省エネと脱フロン -

Norishige Sato, Food Techno Engineering, FTE's Natural Refrigerant Technology
NETWORKING LUNCH
12:30
Networking lunch will be served in the sponsors exhibition area.
End User Panel - Commercial Refrigeration
13:30
Leading end users will share their experiences using different types of natural refrigerant technologies, including benefits, challenges and future plans.

Co-chairs: Jan Dusek & Rena Okabe, shecco

Shinichiro Uto, Lawson, LAWSON’s Efforts to Phase Out Freon

Shinichiro Uto, Lawson, ローソンのノンフロン化に向けた 取り組みについて

Hiroyuki Onishi, Japanese Consumer's Co-Operative Union (JCCU), An Approach for Introducing Equipment Using Natural Refrigerant at Co-ops

Hiroyuki Onishi, Japanese Consumer's Co-Operative Union (JCCU), 生協における自然冷媒 機器導入の取り組み

Kenji Funamori, Metro Cash & Carry Japan, METRO F-GAS EXIT AND SUSTAINABILITY
ACCELERATE JAPAN AWARDS CEREMONY
14:15
The 1st Annual Accelerate Japan Awards will recognize companies and individuals leading the transition to natural refrigerant-based technologies.

Award categories include:
  • Best in Sector - Food Retail
  • Best in Sector - Light Commercial
  • Best in Sector - Industrial
  • Innovation of the Year

Read up the winners of the awards in this article.
End User Panel - Industrial Refrigeration
14:30
Leading end users will share their experiences using different types of natural refrigerant technologies, including benefits, challenges and future plans.

Co-chairs: Jan Dusek & Rena Okabe, shecco

Tomomitsu Yamasaki, Ajinomoto Frozen Foods Co., Inc., The Progress toward phase out of HFC/HCFC refrigerants

Tomomitsu Yamasaki, Ajinomoto Frozen Foods Co., Inc., 脱フロン化への取り組み

Akio Motohashi, Kokubu Group, Initiatives for natural refrigerants

Akio Motohashi, Kokubu Group, 国分グループ本社(株)における自然冷媒への取り組みについて

Hiroyuki Mifune, Daisen Nyugyo Agricultural Cooperative Association, Iniciatives to introduce energy-saving natural refrigerants facilities

Hiroyuki Mifune, Daisen Nyugyo Agricultural Cooperative Association, 省工ネ型自然冷媒設備導入への取組み

Shigekatsu Koganemaru, Yoshio Ice Manufacturing Refrigeration, An Approach for Introducing Natural Refrigerant

Shigekatsu Koganemaru, Yoshio Ice Manufacturing Refrigeration, 自然冷媒導入の取組 一般社団法人日本冷蔵倉庫協会
NETWORKING BREAK
15:30
During the networking break that will take place in the sponsors exhibiition area, coffee, tea and snacks will be served.
TECHNOLOGY CASE STUDIES
15:50
MARKET & TECHNOLOGY PANEL DISCUSSION
16:50
An informal discussion session where leading international and domestic suppliers will speak about their role in contributing to Japan's leadership in natural refrigerant technology.

Chair: Marc Chasserot, shecco

Panelists: 

Sumitra Eksithichai, AHT Cooling Systems Asia 

Ferdinand Spannan, Managing Director, Bitzer Japan

Guo Wei, Technical Manager, Guentner

Hisao Mizuno, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems

Lily Li, Nidec

Katsunori Shibata, President, Sshibata Welding Construction Co.


Topics to be discussed:

Global trends (Leading overseas technology, Japan ratifies Kigali, Hydrocarbon charge limit increase, etc.)

Challenges and opportunities in the Japanese market (Solutions for existing stores, CO2 versus ammonia in industrial refrigeration, cost reduction and subsidies, etc.)

Co-operation and partnerships in 2019
CONCLUSIONS
17:55
Summary of the conference and conclusions by Marc Chasserotshecco.

Marc Chasserot, shecco, Conclusions
NETWORKING DINNER
18:00
Networking dinner reception at Something Delicious on the 3rd floor of the Conference Center.

Sponsored by Panasonic
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