EASTS – ITF Special Seminar

Dear all members of EASTS,


We will organize the EASTS-ITF special seminar on 13 December 2022,

13:30-16:00 JST (+9 UCT) at Hitotsubashi Hall, Tokyo and Zoom.


Flyer: https://onl.bz/damvPqC

Registration: https://forms.gle/EaS2dhmLfwobLxZQ9


EASTS-ITF special seminar “Prospects for Transport Decarbonisation in

a Rapidly Changing Environment” will present the International

Transport Forum’s latest policy research and initiatives, followed by

a panel on “The future of transport decarbonisation”. It will take

place both in person and online. Simultaneous interpretation

(Japanese, English) will be provided.


13 December 2022

13:30-13:40 Welcome and Introduction

Prof. Hirotaka Yamauchi, President for Research, Japan Transport and

Tourism Research Institute (JTTRI)

Mr. Shigenori Hiraoka, Director-General for International Affairs,

Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT),

Government of Japan


13:40-14:10 Keynote presentation

Dr. Young Tae Kim, Secretary-General, International Transport Forum (ITF)

“The ITF outreach and research activities”


14:10-15:55 The future of transport decarbonisation


Dr. Jari Kauppila, Head of ITF Secretary-General’s Office, ITF

“ITF’s work on decarbonisation”

Mr. Tomohito Takeuchi, Senior Research Fellow, JTTRI

“Challenges for carbon neutrality in international maritime and aviation sector”

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Prof. Shinya Hanaoka


Prof. Akimasa Fujiwara, President, EASTS-Japan and Professor,

Hiroshima University

Dr. Young Tae Kim, Dr. Jari Kauppila, Mr. Tomohito Takeuchi

15:55-16:00 Closing Remarks

Prof. Tetsuro Hyodo, Secretary-General, EASTS and Professor, Tokyo

University of Marine Science and Technology