The 17th AIM International Workshop


February 17 - 19, 2012
At Ohyama Memorial Hall, National Institute for Environmental Studies, 305-8506, Tsukuba, Japan
Agenda (PDF/88KB)


The 17th AIM International Workshop group photo


First day: February 17, 2012

Session Ⅰ: Opening and Activities in FY2011
Chairperson: Dr. Toshihiko Masui (NIES, Japan)
09:00-09:10 Welcome address
Prof. Hiroshi Sato (NIES, Japan)
09:10-09:20 Address from the MOE
Mr. Yutaka Matsuzawa (Ministry of the Environment (MOE), Japan)
09:20-09:40 Overall of AIM activities in FY2012 【Summary】
Dr. Toshihiko Masui (NIES, Japan)
09:40-10:20 AIM modeling activity FY2011-2012 【Summary】
Prof. Yuzuru Matsuoka (Kyoto University, Japan)

-Coffee Break-

Session Ⅱ: Low Carbon Society in Asia (1)
Chairperson: Dr. Junichi Fujino (NIES, Japan)
10:40-11:00 Research Activities for Low‐Carbon Asia
Dr. Junichi Fujino (NIES, Japan)
11:00-11:20 China's Low Carbon Future: 2 degree pathway 【Summary】
Dr. Kejun Jiang, Prof. Xulian Hu and Dr. Miao Ren (Energy Research Institute, China)
11:20-11:40 Low Carbon Society in Asia: Activities in India 【Summary】
Prof P.R. Shukla (Indian Institute of Management, India)
11:40-11:55 Narrative Scenario 【Summary】
Mr. Tomoki Ehara and Mr. Go Hibino (Mizuho Information & Research Institute (MHIR), Japan)
11:55-12:20 Discussion
12:20-12:30 Photo Session

-Lunch Break-

Session Ⅲ: Low Carbon Society in Asia (2)
Chairperson: Dr. Mikiko Kainuma (NIES, Japan)
13:30-13:45 Low-Carbon Society in Asia: LCS Activities in Thailand
Prof. Bundit Limmeechokchai, Ms. Panida Thepkhun (Thammasat University, Thailand) and Prof. Ram Shrestha (Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand)
13:45-14:00 A Low Carbon Society Scenario Study for Khon-Kaen Province, Thailand
Prof. Savitri Garivait (King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand)
14:00-14:15 Activities in Indonesia
Prof. Rizaldi Boer, Dr. Lukytawati Anggraeni, Dr. Toni Bakhtiar (Bogor Agriculture University, Indonesia) and Prof. Retno Dewi (Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia)
14:15-14:30 LCS Bhopal 2035 and Other Activities in Bhopal 【Summary】
Prof. Manmohan Kapshe, Dr. Kshama Puntambekar (School of Plannig and Architecture, Bhopal, India) and Prof. Aashish Deshpande (National Institute for Technical Teacher’s Training Research, Bhopal, India)
14:30-14:45 Malaysian Low Carbon Societies: The way forward
Prof. Chin Siong Ho (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia)
14:45-15:00 How to Develop National Low-Carbon Scenarios with AIM/CGE Basic Country Model 【Summary】
Ms. Michiko Namazu, Ms. Reina Kawase, Prof. Yuzuru Matsuoka (Kyoto University, Japan) and Dr. Shinichiro Fujimori (NIES, Japan)
15:00-15:20 Discussion

-Coffee Break-

Session Ⅳ: Low Carbon Society in Asia (3) Panel discussion on bridging modeling and policy making toward LCS
Chairperson: Prof. Shuzo Nishioka (IGES, Japan)
15:40-15:55 Kick-off speech (1) Integrated Assessment Model as Key Element of Low Carbon Development Policy -How Asia Can Collaborate in Sharing This Knowledge? 【Summary】
Prof. Shuzo Nishioka (IGES, Japan)
15:55-16:10 Kick-off speech (2) AIM Research Activities towards Low Carbon Society in Asia 【Summary】
Dr. Mikiko Kainuma (NIES, Japan)
16:10-17:40 Comments/Requests from policy makers and open discussion


Second day: February 18,2012

Session Ⅴ: Impact studies (1)
Chairperson: Dr. Hideo Harasawa (NIES, Japan)
09:00-09:15 Introduction to impact/adaptation studies in Japan and recent IPCC-AR5 related activities 【Summary】
Dr. Yasuaki Hijioka (NIES, Japan)
09:15-09:30 Global water scarcity assessment under RCP-SSP scenarios 【Summary】
Dr. Naota Hanasaki and Dr. Shinichiro Fujimori (NIES, Japan)
9:30- 9:45 Projection of Potential Habitat for Buna (Beech Tree; Fagus Crenata) Forests in Japan Considering Three Different Dynamic Downscaling Scenarios 【Summary】
Dr. Kiyoshi Takahashi (NIES, Japan)
09:45-10:00 Estimation of Damage Area Due to Tropical Cyclones Using Fragility Curves for Paddy Rice in Japan 【Summary】
Dr. Yuji Masutomi (Center for Environmetal Science in Saitama, Japan), Dr. Toshichika Iizumi (National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences (NIAES), Japan), Dr. Kiyoshi Takahashi (NIES, Japan) and Dr. Masayuki Yokozawa (NIAES, Japan)
10:00-10:15 Local Adaptation to Climate Change in Korea 【Summary】
Dr. Huicheul Jung and Dr. Seongwoo Jeon (Korea Environment Institute (KEI), Korea)
10:15-10:30 The Vulnerability Assessment for Local Adaptation to Climate Change in Korea 【Summary】
Mr. Hogul Kim, Prof. Dongkun Lee (Seoul National University (SNU), Korea) and Dr. Huicheul Jung (KEI, Korea)
10:30-10:40 Discussion

-Coffee Break-

Session Ⅵ: Impact studies (2)
Chairperson: Dr. Kiyoshi Takahashi (NIES, Japan)
11:00-11:20 Study on GHG Spatial Distribution and Climate Change Impact in China 【Summary】
Dr. Wang Juanle and Dr. Yang Yaping (Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
11:20-11:40 Climate Change in Agriculture in China -- Impacts and adaptation 【Summary】
Dr. Songcai You (Institute of Environment and Development in Agriculture, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China)
11:40-12:00 The Development of Climate Change Impact Assessment Toolkit for Urban Policy Makers 【Summary】
Dr. Wei Ye (University of Waikato, New Zealand)
12:00-12:20 Climate impact studies in support of adaptation planning and practices: Perspectives from ADB Supported Activities 【Summary】
Dr. Xianfu Lu (ADB, Philippines)
12:20-12:30 Discussion

-Lunch Break-

Session Ⅶ: Integrated assessment models and their applications
Chairperson: Prof. Koji Shimada (Ritsumeikan University, Japan)
13:30-13:50 The Integrated Assessment of Korea’s response to climate change
Prof. Dongkun Lee (SNU, Korea)
13:50-14:10 Is Bioenergy with CCS Essential to Limiting Radiative Forcing to 2.6 Wm-2?
Dr. James A. Edmonds (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA)
14:10-14:25 Integrated Assessment Modeling Consortium (IAMC) 【Summary】
Dr. Mikiko Kainuma (NIES, Japan)
14:25-14:40 SSPs 【Summary】
Dr. Shinichiro Fujimori (NIES, Japan)
14:40-14:55 Energy Modeling Forum (EMF) and Application of AIM/Enduse[Global] 【Summary】
Dr. Osamu Akashi (NIES, Japan)
14:55-15:10 AMPERE and LIMITS 【Summary】
Dr. Shuichi Ashina (NIES, Japan)
15:10-15:25 Abatement Cost Curves for China, Japan, Korea and Mongolia 【Summary】
Mr. Kazuya Fujiwara, Dr. Yuko Motoki, Mr. Go Hibino (MHIR, Japan) and Dr. Tatsuya Hanaoka (NIES, Japan)
15:25-15:50 Discussion

-Coffee Break-

Session Ⅷ: Element models for LCS study
Chairperson: Dr. Toshihiko Masui (NIES, Japan)
16:10-16:20 Element models for LCS study; Outline 【Summary】
Dr. Toshihiko Masui (NIES, Japan)
16:20-16:35 Introduction of PHM 【Summary】
Dr. Yuko Kanamori (NIES, Japan)
16:35-16:50 Macro economy and Material Stock & Flow 【Summary】
Ms. Reina Kawase (Kyoto University, Japan)
16:50-17:05 Renewable Energy Supply 【Summary】
Dr. Shuichi Ashina, Dr. Genku Kayo and Dr. Diego Silva (NIES, Japan)
17:05-17:20 Detail Model development of Transportation and Air Pollution
Prof. Gakuji Kurata (Kyoto University, Japan)
17:20-17:40 Discussion
Session Ⅸ: Closing
Chairperson: Dr. Toshihiko Masui (NIES, Japan)
17:40-17:50 Closing Address
Dr. Hideo Harasawa (NIES, Japan)

Third day: February 19,2012

Research meeting

back to top