Start-up! Kyoto Protocol
From Kyoto to the World; at the Cradle of the Protocol
International Symposium on the Kyoto Protocol

1. Date and Venue
  Date: 27th November, 2004 (Sat.)
Venue: Main Hall, Kyoto International Conference Hall
2. Organizer
  Ministry of the Environment, Japan; Kyoto Prefectural Government; Kyoto Municipal Government; Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Japan Center for Climate Change Actions; Kyoto Center for Climate Actions
3. Program
12:30 Opening
12:30-12:50 Opening Remarks (10 minutes each)
  Mr. Keiji Yamada, Governor of Kyoto Prefecture
Mr. Yorikane Masumoto, Mayor of Kyoto City
12:50-13:10 Part 1 “Special Speech” (20 minutes)
  Theme: International and Domestic Trends in Addressing Global Warming
Ms. Yuriko Koike, Minister of the Environment, Japan
13:10-13:20 Introduction of Persons of Merit in Promoting Measures against Global Warming (10 minutes)
13:20-14:50 Part 2 “Expert’s Symposium”
  Theme: Anti-global Warming Measures ? the Latest Developments in Advanced Efforts Addressing Global Warming in the UK” (90 minutes)
 *Public administration representative
 Mr. Chris Allan, First Secretary, Energy and Environment, British Embassy in Japan
 *Business representative
 Mr. Colin Gomm, Director HSSE Asia Pacific, BP
 *HSSE: Health Safety Security Environment
 *NPO representative
 Mr. Mark Kember, Policy Director, The Climate Group
 Prof. Kazuo Matsushita, Kyoto University
14:50-15:00 Break
15:00-16:00 Part 3 “Panel Discussion” (60 minutes)
  Theme: Actions being taken by various entities to achieve Kyoto Protocol commitments
 *Business representative
 Mr. Junzo Ohse, Director, Environment and Safety Promotion Office, Shimadzu Corporation
 *NPO representative
 Ms. Mie Asaoka, Vice Chair-person, Kyoto Center for Climate Actions; Representative, Kiko Network
 Mr. Hiroshi Ohki, Representative, Japan Center for Climate Change Actions; Former Minister of the Environment, Japan; Chairman of COP3
 *Local government representatives
 Ms. Tomoko Samura, Vice Governor of Kyoto Prefecture
 Mr. Izuhiko Matsui, Vice Mayor of Kyoto City
 Mr. Akira Fuwa, Chief Editorial Writer, The Kyoto Shinbun
16:00-17:00 Part 4 “Panel Discussion”
  Theme: Message from Kyoto on Global Warming Prevention
 Mr. Ken Noguchi, Alpinist
 *Cultural representatives
 Mr. Masaaki Kajita, Abbot, Honen-in Temple
 Ms. Mika Ikenobo, Representative, Ikenobo Youth Society
 *NPO representative
 Mr. Kenro Taura, Secretary, Miyako Agenda 21 Forum; Secretary General, Kiko Network
 *Student representative
 Mr. Kosuke Kawai, Representative, Kyoto R; student at Environment Preservation Center, Kyoto University
 KIYOMI, Personality of FM 802
17:00 Closing