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2020
14 - 22 Sep 2020
Module 1 - Agricultural Commodities and Sustainability Certification
12 - 20 Oct 2020
Module 2: Renewable Energy, Climate Change and Food Security
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IPOSC
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The International Palm Oil Sustainability Conference 2020 (IPOSC 2020) is MPOC’s biannual conference that highlights the sustainability challenges and opportunities in the Malaysian palm oil industry to all stakeholders. This year, the 6th IPOSC 2020 will be hosted by MPOC on a virtual platform, comprising two modules, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic affecting us globally.
Virtual IPOSC 2020’s Module 2 will feature presentations from experts from the agriculture, research and palm oil sectors who will share their views on the recent developments, challenges and possible solutions on renewable energy, climate change and food security, as well as how the recent COVID-19 has impacted these efforts. The topics include:
  • Land Use Change and Indirect Land Use Change (ILUC) risk across vegetable oil crops
  • Methane Avoidance
  • Renewable Energy Policy
  • Palm Oil and Deforestation
  • Food Security
Archive Highlights
Neste is the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel refined from waste and residues, introducing renewable solutions also...
369 VIEWS    |    4 COMMENTS    |    5 LIKES
Ms. Päivi Makkonen
Neste Corporation, Finland
The European Commission set out its vision and ideas for how the continent can help to protect and restore – the world’s forests. What does this mean for...
550 VIEWS    |    4 COMMENTS    |    5 LIKES
Mr. Frans Claassen
European Palm Oil Alliance
The call for making sustainable palm oil the norm is proven to be a moving target. The volume of CPO produced globally has been almost doubled since 2004 when...
377 VIEWS    |    4 COMMENTS    |    4 LIKES
Mr. Salahudin Yaacob
Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil
To set the world on climate-compatible pathway, it is critical to speed up the energy transformation by replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy. Bioenergy...
224 VIEWS    |    4 LIKES
Mr. Toshimasa Masuyama
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Innovation and Technology Centre, Germany
Malaysia’s palm oil (PO) complex is a great success story. However, PO’s very success makes it controversial. Sustaining it is both an environmental and a...
653 VIEWS    |    5 COMMENTS    |    9 LIKES
Dr. Isabelle Tsakok
This presentation and talk explain the geopolitic and economic forces that are behind the controversies on palm oil and deforestation. It brings nuances to the...
291 VIEWS    |    12 LIKES
Dr. Jean-Marc Roda
French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), France / Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Malaysia is one of the 12 megadiverse countries which holds at least 70% of the world's known species. Biodiversity provides the essential ecological services...
291 VIEWS    |    5 LIKES
Dr. Khairul Naim Adham
Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Malaysia
Palm oil is undeniably the world’s most widely used edible oil. It is ubiquitous, versatile and has become essential. Palm oil trade has increased...
430 VIEWS    |    5 COMMENTS    |    6 LIKES
Mr. Rashyid Redza Anwarudin
Sime Darby Plantation Berhad