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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 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
Methane is the byproduct of anaerobic decomposition. Avoidance means 'to prevent from happening'. Malaysia and Indonesia each produce about 19.8 million and...
331 VIEWS    |    3 COMMENTS    |    14 LIKES
Mr. Prathapan Pillai
BAR Formula Sdn. Bhd.
Neste is the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel refined from waste and residues, introducing renewable solutions also...
373 VIEWS    |    4 COMMENTS    |    5 LIKES
Ms. Päivi Makkonen
Neste Corporation, Finland
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
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...
661 VIEWS    |    5 COMMENTS    |    9 LIKES
Dr. Isabelle Tsakok
The demand for sustainable products was created a few decades ago on concerns over deforestation and forest degradation. The push was initially for FSC...
587 VIEWS    |    4 COMMENTS    |    7 LIKES
Mr. Chew Jit Seng
Malaysian Palm Oil Certification Council (MPOCC)
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