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Special guest: Ms. Sayuki Yamane, editor-in-chief of “Nikkei Energy Next”.

January 22, 2024

TOYOKEIKI Co., Ltd. will hold the 42nd Tokeikai in 11 regions, starting with the Kanto Tokeikai on March 1st.

For a special guest at Kanto Tokeikai, we invite Ms. Sayuki Yamane, a senior researcher at NIKKEI BP Intelligence Group and the founding editor-in-chief of "Nikkei Energy Next". She will give a lecture titled "Understanding the current and future of energy business in turbulent times".
Ms. Yamane joined Nikkei BP in 2002 after completing her studies at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology's Graduate School of Engineering. She covered and wrote about deregulation of telecommunications as a reporter for " Nikkei Communication," and since 2007 has covered "environmental booms" such as global warming, in the editorial department of "Nikkei Ecology." Since 2010, she has been in charge of energy and manufacturing industries such as automobiles in the editorial department of “Nikkei Business”. Also having served as the editor-in-chief of " Nikkei energy next" since its launch in January 2015, she has abundant of knowledge about energy issues.
Her books include:
“Dismantling of NTT in 2010 - The unknown truth of the telecommunications war” (Co-author, Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.)
“A complete guide: the best electricity power procurement to reduce costs and successfully introduce renewable energy” (Co-author, Nikkei Business Publications, Inc.).
Her lucid talks have been well-received. She has appeared on many TV and radio programs in Fukuoka Prefecture.
Let's look forward to a lecture by Ms. Yamane, who is well versed in energy and environmental issues.

At the seminar, TOYOKEIKI Co., Ltd. will give research reports, titled “Enhancing the Value of Metrology: A Review of 41 Years of Tokeikai” by Yasuhide Tsuchida, Chairman, and "Realization of Gas Super Smart Society" by Yasumasa Tsuchida, President.
We will provide case studies of management simulations associated with the rate system transitions, using the data presented at Tokeikai over the past 41 years, as well as the data on switching from electric to gas energy.
We will also present examples of digitalization of business management, such as "Gas Look" service utilizing TOYOKEIKI’s communication device “IoT-R” which has been sold over 3.5 million units and is steadily spreading.
Moreover, new technology that enables automatic meter reading of kerosene meters using IoT-R will be introduced.

The Tokeikai schedule for each region is as follows:

Region Date Venue
Kanto Fri. March 1st Keio Plaza Hotel
Chugoku Wed. March 6th Hotel Granvia Hiroshima
Kyushu Fri. March 8th Hotel Nikko Fukuoka
Shikoku Wed. March 13th JR Hotel Clement Takamatsu
Kansai Fri. March 15th Hotel Granvia Osaka
Tokai Tue. March 19th Nagoya Marriott Associa Hotel
Nagano Wed. April 3rd Hotel Buena Vista
Tohoku Tue. April 9th Hotel Metropolitan Sendai
Hokkaido Thu. April 11th Keio Plaza Hotel Sapporo
Hokuriku Wed. April 17th ANA Crowne Plaza Kanazawa, an IHG Hotel
Niigata Fri. April 19th ANA Crowne Plaza Niigata, an IHG Hotel

We look forward to seeing you at TOKEIKAI.