Going Green  EcoDesign2007
5th International Symposium on
Environmentally Conscious Design and Inverse Manufacturing
Intergration of social system design, business strategies,
and technologies by the EcoDesign approach under the global energy crisis era
December 10-13, 2007 in Tokyo, Japan
organized by the Union of EcoDesigners, Japan, under the unified subtitle “Going Green”


Special Project Session!!
“What for Industry? Impact of EuP Directives”
Time 13:30 -18:00 11 Dec. 2007 (Tue)
Room Mirai-CAN Hall (7F Japan Miraikan)
Let’s join and get information at this exciting session!!
The EuP Directive (Directive on Energy Using Products) had been adopted in July 2005 by the European Parliament and the Council. The Directive covers almost all Industrial Products and demands environmental design consideration requirements such as the energy efficiency. Now the practical arguments for the implementing measure are actively urged. The technical committee member of EcoDesign2007 deems this Directive as the most important legislative system to promote Environment conscious product and business development.
This special project session is specially designed on this occasion to gather legislative player from EU, officials and experts from Japan and Korea, IEC Eco-design standardization committee members, as speakers to exchange opinions from multilateral view point.
“What for Industry? Impact of EuP Directives”
13:30 - 13:40 Welcome Note of EU Representative in Japan
(EU-Japan Center for Industrial Cooperation)
13:40 - 14:15 EuP Directive - Current status and steps towards implementation
Dr. Nils F. Nissen (Fraunhofer IZM, Belgium)
14:15 - 14:45 Japanese EuP item (From Top-runner and/or energy consumer label)
Takeshi Miki (Agency for Natural Resources and Energy)
14:45 - 15:30 he EuP Workplan Study - New product groups and topics
Constantin Herrmann (PE International)
15:30 - 15:45 (Coffee Break)
15:45 - 16:25 EuP Preparatory Studies - Experiences and exemplary results
Dr. Lutz Stobbe (Fraunhofer IZM)
16:25 - 16:50 EuP and IEC 62430 Environmentally Conscious Design for electrical and electronic products and systems
Dr. Yoshiaki Ichikawa (Hitachi)
16:50 - 17:20 International Harmonization of EuP - Example Korea
Prof. Kun-Mo Lee (Ajou University, Korea)
17:20 - 18:00 Outlook for the EuP-Directive
Nobuyuki Hiratsuka (Japan Business Council in Europe)
(The speakers Subjected to change)