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Event Report: Southeast Asia City-to-city Collaboration Forum (16th Kawasaki International Eco-Tech Fair)

Event Report: Southeast Asia City-to-city Collaboration Forum (16th Kawasaki International Eco-Tech Fair)

Two environmental experts from Bangladesh and Vietnam, invited by UNIDO ITPO Tokyo, presented in the “Southeast Asia Intercity Cooperation Forum” on 16 November 2023 (Thu), as part of the 16th Kawasaki International Eco-Tech Fair.

At the event, the two experts from Bangladesh and Vietnam, and two others from Indonesia and Malaysia, introduced the current status and needs related to waste and water treatment in their home country.

In addition, three Japanese companies (Hinode Sangyo Co., COUNT ZERO LLC., and WOTA CORP. Ltd.) presented their technology and experience in overseas business that can contribute to tackling environmental issues across the world.

Seminar Overview

Date/Time:             16th November 2023 (Thu) 14:00~16:00
Venue:                     Culttz Kawasaki (Within the Kawasaki Eco-Tech venue)
Host:                    Kawasaki Eco-Tech Fair Executive Committee
Language:                English/Japanese


14:00:Opening Remarks 
    Mr. Satoshi Tanabe
    Director, Innovation Promotion Department, Kawasaki City Economic and Labor Bureau

<Part 1: Introduction local needs of Southeast Asian countries> 
    Sub-coordinator of Foreign Cooperation Facilitation of Regional Secretariat  
    Mr. Hafiz Munanda   

14:15:Penang, Malaysia
Video letters to introduce local waste treatment and water treatment needs  

    Mr. Md Shahadat Hossain  
    Senior Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change  

           Mr. Nguyen Truong Phi
           Head, Technology Application and Innovation Department
           Agency for Technology Innovation, Ministry of Science and Technology   



<Part 2  Introduction of technologies from fair exhibitor> 

15:00:Presentation “Contributing to a Sustainable, Recycling-Oriented Society through Water Treatment”
    Ms. Kaoru Fujita 
Hinode Sangyo Co., Ltd.

15:10:Presentation “Introduction of a device that reduces the amount of waste to less than 1/200th with ease”
               Mr. Kazunori Yasuhara
    Technology Department General Manager & CTO, COUNT ZERO LLC.   

15:20:Presentation “The Potential of Small-Scale Distributed Water Infrastructure Overseas”
                 Mr. Takashi Denda  
    WOTA CORP. Executive Officer and Vice President of Business Affairs

15:30: Q&A

15:50: Closing Remarks 
                  Mr. Hideki Murakami 
     Deputy Head, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo

  • Indonesia

  • Bangladesh

  • Vietnam