The 4th ASEAN5+J Workshop 2022


No.687 2022年11月

The 4th ASEAN5+J Workshop was held in Jakarta on 21 September. This workshop is an information exchange meeting on energy efficiency and conservation, refrigerant conversion, and their regulation, etc., conducted by the industrial associations (academia for Vietnam) of the five ASEAN countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam) and JRAIA, starting with the first meeting in Kobe in 2018, hosted by NEDO, Japan, and since the second meeting, each country has hosted the event on a rotating basis and JRAIA has co-hosted them. This year's workshop was the fourth, following Bangkok in 2019 (hosted by FTI, Thailand) and online in 2021 (hosted by MACRA, Malaysia). It was hosted by GABEL, Indonesia, in a hybrid format, with the venue in Jakarta and each country being connected online. A total of about 60 participants, about 30 each at the venue and online, attended the workshop.

Following opening speeches by Mr. Daniel Suhardiman, Secretary General of GABEL Indonesia, and Mr. Tetsuji Okada, President of JRAIA, Ms. Bitul Zulhasni, Head of Sub Directorate for ODS Control, Ministry of Environment and Forestry of Indonesia explained Indonesia's response to the international framework on refrigerants and energy efficiency and conservation.
Then reports on the latest situation related to refrigerants and energy efficiency and conservation in each country had been presented, in the order of Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam.

The meeting was held face-to-face for the first time in three years, and the online webcast worked well, leading to a lively exchange of views.

The workshop ended successfully with closing speeches by Mr. Tetsuji Okada, President of JRAIA and Mr. Daniel Suhardiman, Secretary General of GABEL.

The next workshop is scheduled to be held in September 2023, hosted by VISRAE Vietnam and JRAIA in conjunction with the R&HVAC exhibition in Hanoi.

ASEAN5+J WS in Jakarta

Photo session

Past reports
The 1st ASEAN5+J WS 2021,Kobe,Japan, Click here (Japanese)
The 2nd ASEAN5+J WS 2019,Bankok,Tailand, Click here (Japanese)
The 3rd ASEAN5+J WS 2021, Online Click here