Kyushu University held the Kyushu University Energy Week 2020, an annual international conference on 27-31 January 2020. Under the theme “Energy Intelligence Beyond Borders: Sharing Sustainable Energy Visions”, the event showcased a variety of academic workshops and symposia. It alsoinvited well-known energy researchers/lectures around the world. It gathered prominent energy practitioners from the academia, private and public sectors such as ASEAN Center for Energy (ACE), University of Hawai’i, Renewable Energy Institute Japan, and Shizen Energy. The forum providedthe the knowledge exchange and practical experience sharing among the participants with the focus on “future energy”.
Duringthe event, the ASEAN-German Energy Programme (AGEP), a jointly implemented programme by the ACE and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), represented by its Team Leader, Rizky Fauzianto, shared knowledge on “ASEAN Sustainable Energy Engagement” in the “How to Engage in Clean Energy Development – Experience from Practitioners in Asia-Pacific” session together with the Asian Development Bank and USAID. As one of Kyushu University’s main events, Kyushu University Energy Week 2020 which happened for 5-days, promoted exchange among researchers and practitioners in the energy sector. AGEP looks forward to continuing the collaboration with academia on sustainable energy development-related activities, particularly in the research and development of Renewable energy in the ASEAN region. (RF)