Participating "Verdexchange Green Marketmaker's Conference 2019"
From 27 to 29 January 2019, “Verdexchange Green Marketmaker’s Conference 2019” was held by “Environmental Think-tank”, VerdeXchange, and many people from US Federal and State government, environmental thought-leaders, and companies participated.
The Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles has been cooperating with VerdeXchange since its first conference in 2008. This year at the 12th event, the Consulate General of Japan jointly provided support with NEDO (New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization) and JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) in promoting Japanese environmental technology and matching businesses, especially in the fields of renewable energy and water resource measures, which are urgent issues for California.
On 27 January 2019, the Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles hosted a panel discussion and VIP reception with the conference speakers and panelists at the Official Residence of the Consul General of Japan in Los Angeles. At the conference on 28 and 29 January 2019, Mr. Ishizuka, Chairman of NEDO gave special remarks, and also many Japanese company’s representatives gave presentations at the breakout sessions. At the exhibition space, Japanese participating companies promoted their activities by providing information and exhibits.