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CONFERENCE PROGRAMME
(Updated as at 2 March 2018)
                                      
Important Note: 
In our efforts to make the POC2018 an eco-friendly conference, distribution of printed conference materials will be minimized. Please be informed that papers and presentations will not be provided in hard copy. These will be made available on our official website at www.pocmalaysia.com. 

We endeavour to upload the papers and presentations as quickly as possible.


 
* 10 CPE Points - Accredited by SIDC
 
DAY 1: MONDAY, 5 MARCH 2018
POC2018 GOLF CHALLENGE
TROPICANA GOLF & COUNTRY RESORT
6:00am Bus departs from Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur
6:45am Registration & Breakfast
7:45am Shotgun Tee-Off
1:00pm Lunch & Prize Presentation
2:30pm Bus departs for Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur
POC2018 PLANTATION TOUR
6:30am Registration
Lower Lobby, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur
6:45am Buses depart from Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur
9:30am
Arrival of POC2018 Delegates at Tun Razak Research Centre (PPPTR)
  • Welcome Refreshments
  • Welcome Speech by Head of Tun Razak Research Centre (PPPTR)
  • Photography Session
10:00am Session 1:

Group A: Oil Palm Seed Production Lab and Planthouse Visits

Group B: Felda Analytical Laboratory and Metarhizium Laboratory Visits

Note: Delegates will be divided into 2 Groups
10:40am Session 2:
 
Group A: Felda Analytical Laboratory and Metarhizium Laboratory Visits
 
Group B: Oil Palm Seed Production Lab and Planthouse Visits
11:30am Depart for Lysimeter Demo Plot: Field Visit and Briefing
  • Lysimeter
  • Oil Palm Breeding Programme & Activities
  • Oil Palm Agronomy
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Harvesting + Infield Collection (demo)
1:00pm Oil Palm Mini Mill Visit
1:30pm
Lunch at Coffee House, Felda Residence Tekam
2:00pm
Depart for Shangri-la Hotel Kuala Lumpur
5:00pm Buses arrive at Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur
POC2018 BMD WORKSHOP
8:30am Registration
Lower Lobby, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur
9:00am Overview of Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Palm Oil Complex
Mr Jeffrey Tan
Senior Executive Vice President, Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad
9:10am
Paper 1: Palm Oil Options – Integrating with Physical Trading
Mr Joachim Emanuelsson
Chief Operating Officer, SCB Group
10:40am Coffee Break
11:10am
Paper 2: Palm Oil Risk Management using OTC Structures
Mr Akshay Balsaver
Executive Director - Structuring, Arcadia Agri Pte Ltd
11:55pm Panel Discussion

Session Chair
Mr Paul Bloemendal
Managing Director, Arcadia Agri Pte Ltd
12:30pm Lunch
POC2018 WELCOME RECEPTION
GRAND BALLROOM, SHANGRI-LA HOTEL KUALA LUMPUR
5:00pm Conference Registration & Exhibition Open
Lower Lobby, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur
6:30pm Welcome Reception
9:00pm Welcome Reception Ends
   
DAY 2: TUESDAY, 6 MARCH 2018
POC2018 CONFERENCE DAY 1
GRAND BALLROOM, SHANGRI-LA HOTEL KUALA LUMPUR
8:00am Conference Registration & Exhibition Re-Open
Lower Lobby, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur
10:00am POC2018 Official Opening Ceremony

Welcome Address

YBhg Tan Sri Amirsham A Aziz
Chairman, Bursa Malaysia Berhad

Partner's Address
Mr Christopher Fix
Managing Director & Head of Asia Pacific, CME Group

Special Exchange Partner Address
Mr Xu Qiang
Executive Vice President, Dalian Commodity Exchange

Keynote Address

YB Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong
Minister of Plantation Industries & Commodities, Malaysia
11:00am
Special Paper 1: The Growing Impact of Sustainability on Palm Oil Markets
Mr Stefan Ullrich
Director, Paia Consulting Pte Ltd
11:30am Panel Session 1: Roundtable on Palm Oil 2018 - Challenges & Opportunities

Chairperson
Mr M. R. Chandran

Independent Director, IJM Plantations Berhad

Panellists
YBhg Dato' Carl Bek-Nielsen
Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Director, United Plantations Berhad

Mr Amit Mohta 
Vice President, Procurement - Commodities & Ingredients, Unilever Asia Private Limited

YBhg Dato’ Zakaria Arshad
Group President & Chief Executive Officer, Felda Global Ventures Holdings Berhad

Mr Jose Angel Olivero
Sales Director, Lipidos Santiga S.A.
12:45pm Lunch
1:45pm Special Paper 2: Price Outlook 2018
Mr Dorab Mistry, OBE
Director, Godrej International Ltd
2:15pm





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2:45pm



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3:45pm
Plenary Session 1: Lauric Oils, Biodiesel & Oleochemicals Session

Chairperson

YBhg Tan Sri Datuk Dr Yusof Basiron
Advisor to the Minister of the Plantation Industries and Commodities Malaysia

Paper 1: 
The Lauric Markets - Structural Changes & Developments
Mr K. S. Yoon
Director, TSL

Paper 2: Palm Biodiesel Industry - Navigating Through the Storm
Mr U. R. Unnithan
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, SUMWIN Group

Paper 3: Oleochemicals 2018 -The Darkest Hour is Just Before the Dawn?
Mr Norman Ellard
President, IP Specialities Asia Pte Ltd

Q&A Session
4:00pm Networking & Exhibition Visit with Refreshments
4:30pm Conference Day 1 Ends
POC2018 GALA DINNER
GRAND BALLROOM, SHANGRI-LA HOTEL KUALA LUMPUR
7:00pm Gala Dinner Registration Opens
7:45pm POC2018 Gala Dinner
10:00pm POC2018 Gala Dinner Ends
   
DAY 3: WEDNESDAY, 7 MARCH 2018
POC2018 CONFERENCE DAY 2
GRAND BALLROOM, SHANGRI-LA HOTEL KUALA LUMPUR
8:00am
Conference Registration & Exhibition Re-Open
Lower Lobby, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur
9:30am
Panel Session 2: Global Economics & Market Volatility - Impact on Commodities

Chairperson
Mr Jamaluddin Nor Mohamad

Chief Executive Officer, Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad

Panellists

Mr Lee Heng Guie
Executive Director, SERC Sdn Bhd

Mr David Lehman
Managing Director - Research & Product Development, CME Group

Dr Sathia Varqa
Owner & Co-Founder, Palm Oil Analytics

Mr Nagaraj Meda
Founder, Chairman & Managing Director, Transgraph Consulting Pvt Ltd


Mr Paul Bloemendal
Managing Director, Arcadia Agri Pte Ltd
11:00am Special Paper 3: Rising African Vegetable Oil Imports in the Next Decade. Emerging Markets Set to Gain
Mr Vito Martielli
Director, Grains & Oilseeds, Rabobank
11:30am





11:35am

 
Plenary Session 2: Palm & Major Oils Session

Chairperson
YBhg Datuk Dr Kalyana Sundram

Chief Executive Officer, Malaysian Palm Oil Council

Paper 1: 
Global Supply & Demand Outlook of Palm and Lauric Oils, Impacts of Other Edible Oils and Price Prospects 2018. Forecasts will also be presented on the Chinese Market and Future Palm Oil Imports.
Mr Thomas Mielke
Executive Director, ISTA Mielke GmbH (Oil World)
12:30pm Lunch
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3:15pm
Paper 2: A Practitioner's View of the Market and Indonesia's Policies & Implementations
Mr Arif P. Rachmat
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Triputra Agro Persada (TAP) Group

Paper 3: Emerging Trends in the Edible Oil Sector - A View from Pakistan
Mr Rasheed Janmohammed

Chief Executive Officer, Westbury Group

Paper 4: Palm Producers look to OPEC & Indonesia's Biodiesel Mandate for Price Support
Dr James Fry
Chairman, LMC International Ltd

Q&A Session
3:45pm Networking & Exhibition Visit with Refreshments
4:00pm POC2018 Ends

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The Organiser reserves the right to change the conference dates, speakers, programme content and event venue should circumstances so require.







 






 









 


















 




 









 

















 

 
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