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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...
268 VIEWS    |    4 COMMENTS    |    3 LIKES
Dr. Jannick Schmidt
2.-0 LCA Consultants, Denmark
Disastrous heat-fueled wildfires, catastrophic typhoons and hurricanes, and extensive droughts and floods have raised and widened global warming worries. These...
429 VIEWS    |    2 COMMENTS    |    7 LIKES
Dr. Surina Ismail
IOI Corporation Bhd
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...
300 VIEWS    |    5 LIKES
Dr. Khairul Naim Adham
Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Malaysia
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...
305 VIEWS    |    12 LIKES
Dr. Jean-Marc Roda
French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), France / Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
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...
663 VIEWS    |    5 COMMENTS    |    9 LIKES
Dr. Isabelle Tsakok
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,...
278 VIEWS    |    2 COMMENTS    |    4 LIKES
Dr Robert M. Beyer
University of Cambridge, UK
The emergence of Blockchain technology could have a transformative impact on the palm oil industry by creating an end-to-end traceable and verifiable supply...
274 VIEWS    |    8 COMMENTS    |    4 LIKES
Ms. Kamales Lardi
Lardi & Partner Consulting GmbH, Switzerland
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)