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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
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...
299 VIEWS    |    12 LIKES
Dr. Jean-Marc Roda
French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), France / Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Neste is the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel refined from waste and residues, introducing renewable solutions also...
372 VIEWS    |    4 COMMENTS    |    5 LIKES
Ms. Päivi Makkonen
Neste Corporation, Finland
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...
325 VIEWS    |    6 LIKES
Dr. Guido Reinhardt
Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (IFEU), Germany
Disastrous heat-fueled wildfires, catastrophic typhoons and hurricanes, and extensive droughts and floods have raised and widened global warming worries. These...
425 VIEWS    |    2 COMMENTS    |    7 LIKES
Dr. Surina Ismail
IOI Corporation Bhd
With a global footprint and presence in major food and agricultural supply chains around the globe, Cargill is committed to protecting the earth’s vital...
470 VIEWS    |    4 COMMENTS    |    6 LIKES
Ms. Yunita Widiastuti
Cargill Tropical Palm
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...
555 VIEWS    |    4 COMMENTS    |    5 LIKES
Mr. Frans Claassen
European Palm Oil Alliance
Methane is the byproduct of anaerobic decomposition. Avoidance means 'to prevent from happening'. Malaysia and Indonesia each produce about 19.8 million and...
325 VIEWS    |    3 COMMENTS    |    14 LIKES
Mr. Prathapan Pillai
BAR Formula Sdn. Bhd.
Oil palm has arguably been more strongly associated with environmental destruction in the public eye than any other crop. In an effort to reduce impacts,...
275 VIEWS    |    2 COMMENTS    |    4 LIKES
Dr Robert M. Beyer
University of Cambridge, UK