APPENDIX

A

Workshop Agenda

U.S.-JAPAN WORKSHOP ON INDUSTRIAL ECOLOGY

March 1–3, 1993

Beckman Center, Irvine, California

MONDAY, MARCH 1, 1993

8:30

Opening Remarks, Frosch/Uenohara Introductions, Participants

Policy and regulatory influences on R&D and corporate practices

10:00

The influence of energy policy and R&D on technological choice and productivity, Watanabe

11:00

Environmental protection: Opportunities for R&D and technological innovation, Lindsey

Corporate and government responses and future trends: Consequences for R&D, innovation, and practice—Energy and materials use

11:45

Green engineering in Japanese electric utilities, Mitsui

1:30

American utilities and energy strategies, Yeager

2:15

Material production and industrial ecology, Akimoto

3:15

Designing green products, Eyring

4:00

Recycling and ecofactory initiatives in Japan, Yumoto

TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 1993

8:30

Review and discussion of previous day's proceedings, Richards

Prospects for synergistic efforts between Japan and the United States

9:00

A view from Japan, Takeda

Corporate and government responses and future trends: Consequences for R&D, innovation, and practice—Decision tools, engineering design, and corporate practice

9:45

Life cycle assessment, Denison

10:45

Flexible manufacturing, computers, and communication systems in optimizing resource use, Uenohara

11:30

Design for the Environment, Allenby

1:30

Meeting environmental constraints: Potential for disassembly, refurbishment, and reuse, Maki

Building for recyclability in the automobile industry

2:15

Japanese automobile industry case study, Marumo

3:00

U.S. automobile industry case study, Labana

Prospects for synergistic efforts between Japan and the United States

3:45

A view from United States, Szekely



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Industrial Ecology: U.S.-Japan Perspectives APPENDIX A Workshop Agenda U.S.-JAPAN WORKSHOP ON INDUSTRIAL ECOLOGY March 1–3, 1993 Beckman Center, Irvine, California MONDAY, MARCH 1, 1993 8:30 Opening Remarks, Frosch/Uenohara Introductions, Participants Policy and regulatory influences on R&D and corporate practices 10:00 The influence of energy policy and R&D on technological choice and productivity, Watanabe 11:00 Environmental protection: Opportunities for R&D and technological innovation, Lindsey Corporate and government responses and future trends: Consequences for R&D, innovation, and practice—Energy and materials use 11:45 Green engineering in Japanese electric utilities, Mitsui 1:30 American utilities and energy strategies, Yeager 2:15 Material production and industrial ecology, Akimoto 3:15 Designing green products, Eyring 4:00 Recycling and ecofactory initiatives in Japan, Yumoto TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 1993 8:30 Review and discussion of previous day's proceedings, Richards Prospects for synergistic efforts between Japan and the United States 9:00 A view from Japan, Takeda Corporate and government responses and future trends: Consequences for R&D, innovation, and practice—Decision tools, engineering design, and corporate practice 9:45 Life cycle assessment, Denison 10:45 Flexible manufacturing, computers, and communication systems in optimizing resource use, Uenohara 11:30 Design for the Environment, Allenby 1:30 Meeting environmental constraints: Potential for disassembly, refurbishment, and reuse, Maki Building for recyclability in the automobile industry 2:15 Japanese automobile industry case study, Marumo 3:00 U.S. automobile industry case study, Labana Prospects for synergistic efforts between Japan and the United States 3:45 A view from United States, Szekely

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Industrial Ecology: U.S.-Japan Perspectives WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 1993 Workshop Summary and Defining Research Agenda 8:30 Review and discussion of previous day's proceedings, Richards Reports summarizing workshop discussions 9:00 Energy and the environment, Watanabe 9:30 Materials, recycling, and frugal use, Szekely 10:15 Policies, regulations, incentives, and technological innovation, Lindsey 10:45 Life cycle, data, and infrastructural needs, Akimoto 11:15 Discussion of conclusions, observations, approaches, and suggestions for future work, Participants 12:00 Adjournment