Agenda

Wednesday, October 11, 2017


9

30AM

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10

00AM

Welcome address, keynote address & officiating speech.

Welcome address:
Mr. Roberto Benetello, Chief Executive Officer of EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EUMCCI)

Keynote address:
H.E. Maria Castillo Fernandez, Ambassador & Head of European Union (EU) Delegation to Malaysia

Officiating Speech:
YB Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong, Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC) - *TBC

10

00AM

-

10

30AM

Setting the Scene of the Sustainability Issues of Palm Oil

Speakers:
• Dr. Alain Rival, Resident Regional Director for Southeast Asia French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), Jakarta, Indonesia
• Dr. Kalyana Sundram, Chief Executive Officer of Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC)

10

30AM

-

10

50AM

10

50AM

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11

50AM

Panel Discussion 1

Better understanding of the different points of views and perceptions of the palm oil in foreign market

Moderator: Mr. Thomas Brandt, General Manager of Malaysian-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MGCC)

Panellists:
• Mr. Eddy Esselink, Programme Manager (Sustainable Development), MVO - The Netherlands Oils and Fats Industry
• En. Zulkarnain bin Md. Eusope, CEO of Federal Land Consolidation and Rehabilitation Authority (FELCRA)
• Dr. Simon Lord, Group Chief Sustainability Officer of Sime Darby
• Dr. Helena Varkkey, Senior Lecturer, Department of International and Strategic Studies, University of Malaya
• Ms. Denise Westerhout, Lead for Sustainable Markets Programme, Malaysia, WWF Malaysia

Q&A Session & Summary of Panel Discussion 1 by Moderator

11

50AM

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1

00PM

Panel Discussion 2

Examples of good practices leading to a more sustainable palm oil supply and demand chain

Moderator: Datuk M. Nagarajan, Chairman of the Malaysian Palm Oil Certification Council (MPOCC)

Panellists:
• Mr. Timothy Ong, Head of National Biomass Strategy Delivery Unit (1MBAS), Senior VP of Agensi Inovasi Malaysia (AIM)
• Ms. Khor Yu Leng, Head of Research for South East Asia of LMC International.
• Mr. Fitrian Ardiansyah, Country Director of IDH Indonesia
• Mr. James de Caluwe, Managing Director of UniOleon Sdn Bhd and President of Malaysia Belgium Luxembourg Business Council (MBLBC)
• Mr. M. R. Chandran, Advisor to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Malaysia

Q&A Session + Summary of Panel Discussion 2 by Moderator

Wednesday, October 11, 2017


10

00AM

-

6

00PM

Thursday, October 12, 2017


10

00AM

-

6

00PM

Friday, October 13, 2017


10

00AM

-

5

00PM

Sponsors and Partners

Organisers

  • EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EUMCCI)

Supported by

  • IGEM 2017
  • Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA)
  • Malaysian Green Technology Corporation

EUMCCI Corporate Partners

  • MYDATA
  • Hafele

An initiative part of

  • Europa Awards for Sustainability 2017

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