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Solar Asset Management Asia


30-31 May 2019 /// Tokyo
5th edition

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Solar Asset Management Asia


30-31 May 2019 /// Tokyo
5th edition

“Japan’s leading conference dedicated to the operational phase of solar plants and portfolios”

Now in its 5th edition, ‘Solar Asset Management Asia’ (Tokyo, 30 - 31 May 2019) will bring together local and international leading actors of Japan’s energy transition towards a ‘sunnier’ future: IPPs, utilities, developers, investors asset managers and service providers. In this installment we will bring together +300 professionals involved in securing long-term optimal operations of solar PV plants and portfolios.

The event will focus on key issues that are pressing the industry, while providing delegates with excellent networking and matchmaking opportunities to couple the right projects with the right business partner to ensure maximum technical and financial performance over the entire operational life of solar PV plants.

With all elements of the program fully translated in real time, the availability of bilingual materials, and personalized meeting arrangements, Solar Asset Management Asia facilitates a pleasant experience for internationals and locals alike.

Diamond Sponsor


KEY CHARACTERISTICS

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THE must-attend international, bilingual Solar conference in Japan

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300+ attendees, representing the value chain from service provider to asset manager and investor

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50+ leading experts on stage sharing their vision, expertise and experience

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20+ sponsors and exhibitors profiling themselves and their leading products/services

 

Simultaneous translation available

 
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Speakers


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Speakers


KAZUHISA YURITA /// SVP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT - ORIX
Kazuhisa Yurita graduated in Economics by the Doshisha University. Over the 9 years of experience within the PV industry, he has worked both in the upstream (trading raw material: Si-wafer & production equipment for PV module) and in the downstream (developing & investment in solar plants, operation) of the solar sector. He joined ORIX Corp in 2013 where he focuses on the revision of contracts with O&M and EPC service providers and on the restructuring of internal portfolio management.
KAZUHISA YURITA
SVP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT /// ORIX
MASAYUKI SAKAI /// CEO & FOUNDER - CO2O
Masayuki Sakai is the CEO and Founder of CO2O. He graduated from Waseda University and earned his MBA’s master degree in Globis management school.
He started the successful business of video picture’s industry in Mitsubishi Corporation’s subsidiary, and established Value Plus Inc. in 2006.
By facing the energy problems in developing Asian countries as a serial entrepreneur, Masayuki Sakai decided to get involved with renewable energy to solve the CO2 problem and he launched CO2O. CO2O is the market leader of O&M in Japan. Their due diligence track record of Solar power plants reached over 366MW.
MASAYUKI SAKAI
CEO & FOUNDER /// CO2O
MARTIN MESMER /// FOUNDER - M2PV
Martin designed several large power plants for Pacifico Energy and GSSG Solar in Japan. He has 24 years of experience in the PV industry, including PV System design and optimization, power plant development, components design and technology evaluation, negotiating with suppliers and training engineers.
He started his solar career analyzing the first HIT cells manufactured at Sanyo Solar in Hirakata. He served as a technical advisor to Intel Capital for photovoltaic investments, built the US PV engineering team for Siemens, and developed E.On’s PV engineering division in San Francisco. He oversaw the technical design, negotiation, and implementation of over 240 MW of PV plants in Japan for leading IPPs.
Martin pushed for 1500V before it was fashionable both in the US and in Japan.
MARTIN MESMER
FOUNDER /// M2PV
KOICHI SUGIBUCHI /// DEPUTY DIRECTOR PV BUSINESS CONSULTING DIVISION - RTS CORPORATION
Mr. Koichi Sugibuchi is a senior analyst of PV Business Consulting Division in RTS Corporation, a PV consulting company with more than 30 years history based in Tokyo. Currently engaged mainly, research on PV technology and market, and technical consulting for PV companies. He has a career of more than 20 years as a PV expert engineer. Prior to his current position, in four domestic PV companies since 1996, he has been involved in research and development of solar cells and modules, manufacturing, customer support, system design and construction, evaluation of power generation and reliabilities, manufacturing technology consulting, project support etc.
KOICHI SUGIBUCHI
DEPUTY DIRECTOR PV BUSINESS CONSULTING DIVISION /// RTS CORPORATION
 

More speakers will be announced soon…

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Program


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Program


NETWORKING EVENT
1 MARCH 2019 /// Hotel Sun Route Ariake

18:00 18:15 18:30 18:45 19:00 21:00
Reception Welcome words A new paradigm Keynote Discussions & networking End of Networking

CONFERENCE
30-31 MAY 2019

DAY 1
Session 1
Opening Session

Session 2A
Lifecycle quality assurance

Session 2B
Optimizing PV Operations

Session 3A
Performance Engineering & Soiling

Session 3B
Secondary Market

Session 4
DAY 2
Session 5

Session 6A
Beyond conventional solar

Session 6B
Risk management and Refinancing

Session 7
Session 8

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Sponsors & Partners


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Sponsors & Partners


OPPORTUNITIES FOR EXHIBITING AND SPONSORSHIP

The international 2-day event involved 300+ high-level decision makers from around the world.

Several opportunities are available to build and promote your brand to a diverse, yet focused group of high level international and local stakeholders including investors, financiers, project developers, EPC’s IPP’s and manufacturers.

Options include:

  • Tailor-made branding and networking focused packages

  • Facilitation of 1-on-1 meetings with key stakeholders

  • Visibility through both on and offline international marketing campaign

  • Possibility to have speaking involvement through presentation or panel discussion

  • Possibility to host or moderate a round-table discussion or lunch table during conference

  • Unparalleled access to unique networking opportunities with a targeted group

For more information, please contact Jens van der Laan through jens@solarplaza.com

PLANNED FLOORPLAN EXHIBITION AREA
CONTACT
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Jens van der Laan
+31 10 302 7910
jens@solarplaza.com

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Saori Minamino
+31 10 302 79 04
saori@solarplaza.com

 

Diamond Sponsor

 

Gold Sponsors

Exhibition Sponsors

Branding Sponsor

 

Supporting partner

 

Media Partners

 
 
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Webinars


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Webinars


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PAST Webinar /// Digitalization as a key ingredient in a maturing market: how data is transforming Solar Asset Management and O&M

RECORDINGS ARE AVAILABLE

In this upcoming webinar dedicated to the transformation of the solar PV industry by the irreversible trend of digitalization, PowerHub and Dronegrid will explain its impact on Asset Management and O&M from the front line.

James Pagonis from PowerHub will give insights into the broader trend of digitalization and the fundamental importance of centralized information while Vishal Punamiya will zoom in into an specific form of digitalization: aerial data captured by drones that is being implemented by large enterprises to digitize their sites and successfully incorporating them into operational workflows and decision-making process.

Where will the industry head in the years to come ?
Join us to discover!

JAMES PAGONIS /// DIRECTOR - POWERHUB
A recognized leader and experience solar energy expert, James has worked on hundreds of renewable energy projects across the globe. After being instrumental in developing, constructing and operating some of the first solar projects in Ontario, James is now actively engaged in simplifying asset management for the industry. James is one of the early drivers behind the development and launch of PowerHub: a simple, cloud-based Asset Management solution designed to help renewable energy asset owners manage their projects. He continues to be responsible for product development at PowerHub.
James holds a B.Sc. from Royal Roads University.
JAMES PAGONIS
DIRECTOR /// POWERHUB
VISHAL PUNAMIYA /// CEO - DRONEGRID
Vishal Punamiya is the CEO of DroneGrid. He brings over 13 years of corporate experience of managing regional or global IT organizations in Germany, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland and the USA where he has deployed innovative and market disruptive solutions. He is passionate about connecting new technologies to mainstream applications that address real business needs. DroneGrid’s platform redefines how enterprises deploy drones, gather, analyze and manage aerial data across single or multiple sites. DroneGrid's platform is used by EPCs, O&Ms, Investors and Energy Producers in 18+ countries.
VISHAL PUNAMIYA
CEO /// DRONEGRID
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Venue


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Venue


Tokyo Conference Center Ariake

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Latest Content


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Latest Content


Featured Content


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Whitepaper /// Insights into Japan's FIT Regulation

On 25 May 2016, a law was passed in the Japanese parliament that authorized a number of changes to Japan’s existing renewable energy feed-in tariff (FIT) program. The new measures are set to take effect on April 1, 2017. 

In this complimentary 10-page whitepaper we outline the major changes and current market conditions.



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Registration


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Registration


Registration - Solar Asset Management Asia

30-31 May 2019 /// Tokyo, Japan

CategoryVery Early Bird
until 8 March
Early Bird
until 26 April
Regular
until 30 May
2-day Conference Ticket€705.00€795.00€895.00
1-day Conference Ticket€495.00€550.00€625.00
4 for 3: 2-day Conference Ticket€671.25 (25% discount on regular 2-days tariff)
Networking Dinner€75.00 (walking distance restaurant)
PV EXPO week Networking event (1 March 2019)
(more information)
€70.00
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Track Record


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Track Record


Solarplaza has been organizing events since 2004, hosting over 100 events in over more than 30 countries. Within that line-up, the Solar Asset Management conference series is a global range of events fully dedicated to Operations & Maintenance, Asset Management and all other technical and financial topics in the operational phase of solar plants and portfolios.

With highly successful editions in North America (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), Europe (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), Asia(2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), Latin America (2016, 2017) and Mexico & Central America (2018), the series is establishing an important position around the world, following the maturation of international solar markets.

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About Solarplaza


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About Solarplaza


About Solarplaza

"To positively impact the world by accelerating the sustainable energy transition"

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  • ESTABLISHED IN 2004

  • 100+ EVENTS

  • 30+ COUNTRIES

    FROM CHILE TO CHINA

  • 60.000 + 

    PV PROFESSIONALS IN OUR NETWORK

Contact us

For program matters regarding the event and its content, get in touch with:

PROJECT MANAGER

Marcel Langone
+31 10 302 79 04
marcel@solarplaza.com

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For all questions about the event in Japanese, contact our Japanese speaking assistant:

PROJECT ASSISTANT

Saori Minamino
+31 10 302 79 04
saori@solarplaza.com

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For questions regarding exhibition and sponsorship opportunities, contact:

ACCOUNT MANAGER

Jens van der Laan
+31 10 302 7910
jens@solarplaza.com

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For inquiries on media partnerships and marketing opportunities, reach out to:

MARKETING

Irene Rodríquez Martín
+31 10 3027912
irene@solarplaza.com

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