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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
The effect of environmental disasters and their impact on social life is not a new phenomenon. However, the discovery of interconnectedness of the whole...
235 VIEWS    |    2 LIKES
Prof. Dr. İbrahim Özdemir
Uskudar University, Istanbul, Turkey
Methane is the byproduct of anaerobic decomposition. Avoidance means 'to prevent from happening'. Malaysia and Indonesia each produce about 19.8 million and...
326 VIEWS    |    3 COMMENTS    |    14 LIKES
Mr. Prathapan Pillai
BAR Formula Sdn. Bhd.
Over the last 15 years, many studies have been published on the life cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and carbon footprint of palm oil. Different...
327 VIEWS    |    6 LIKES
Dr. Guido Reinhardt
Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (IFEU), Germany
The EU regulation of biofuels is lined out under the EU RED II & Delegated Regulation. A crucial requirement on biofuels is that only so-called "low indirect...
267 VIEWS    |    4 COMMENTS    |    3 LIKES
Dr. Jannick Schmidt
2.-0 LCA Consultants, Denmark
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...
383 VIEWS    |    4 COMMENTS    |    4 LIKES
Mr. Salahudin Yaacob
Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil
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...
302 VIEWS    |    12 LIKES
Dr. Jean-Marc Roda
French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), France / Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
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...
234 VIEWS    |    4 LIKES
Mr. Toshimasa Masuyama
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Innovation and Technology Centre, Germany
Wilmar is among the world’s leading agri-businesses. Since 2004, Wilmar has always strived to be at the forefront of sustainability in the palm oil industry....
474 VIEWS    |    1 COMMENT    |    9 LIKES
Ms. Perpetua George
Wilmar International Ltd