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Associate Professor, School of Energy and Environment (SEE), City University of Hong Kong Honorary Reader, Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEa PP), University College London Visiting Associate Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy (Gra SPP), University of Tokyo Visiting Scholar, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Research Institute November 6, 2017: The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is to establish an online catalogue of policy support tools and methodologies.

Tantiwechwuttikul, Ranaporn, Kohzo Ito, and , "The Innovation System of Photovoltaics in Thailand: Investment Models and Policy Interventions," Session on Governance of Energy Transformations: Key to Sustainable Electric Systems, International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) 2017, Columbia University, New York, United States, September 18-19 (2017).

September 19, 2017: Public Conference on Mobility and Energy Systems in Smart Cities of the Future will be held on October 27 in Hong Kong, in collaboration with the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, the Consulate General of Switzerland in Hong Kong and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich.

October 27, 2017: Mobility and Energy Systems in Smart Cities of the Future: A Conference at the Intersection of Business, Academia and Government was held on Friday October 27 at the Central Government Offices in Hong Kong.

This conference was jointly organized by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, Consulate General of Switzerland in Hong Kong and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zurich.

, "Integrating Innovation on Energy and Information and Communication Technologies: A Comparative Study of Emerging Innovation Systems of Smart Cities in Japan and the United States," Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States, October 9-11 (2017).

October 9, 2017: We discussed the critical role of learning and open data in promoting sustainability transitions in the following article that has just been accepted for publication in the journal , DOI 10.1007/s11625-017-0498-1 (2017).

Among the issues we discussed in the workshop are co-evolution of technological and social and behavioural dimensions of smart cities, integration of efficiency improvement through data-intensive ICTs and legitimacy through participation and transparency, and a balance between top-down and bottom-up approaches to decision making and consensus building.

, "Innovation Systems of Smart Cities: Knowledge, Actors, and Institutions," Workshop on Exploring Sustainable Smart Cities: Opportunities and Challenges in Interdisciplinary Approaches, School of Energy and Environment, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, August 21-22 (2017).

Experts coming from academia and industry discussed the current business environment in the electric utility sector and key challenges in collecting, managing, and utilizing data obtained through sophisticated devices for various purposes.

September 12, 2017: I have received a recognition by Publons as one of the Top Reviewers for University College London.

September 20, 2017: The International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) 2017 was held on September 18-19 at Columbia University in New York.