9th ASIA Sustainable Oil Palm Summit

31 Jul-02 Aug, 2017 - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel & Residences

31 Jul, 2017 - Monday

Bundled Events at a Glance

31 July 2017

1 Aug 2017

2 Aug 2017

Site Visit to Felda

Plant House Nursery and

Seeds Production &

Breeding Unit

follow by a visit to


(Good Agricultural Practices)

9th ASIA Sustainable

Oil Palm Summit

(Morning Day 1)

9th ASIA Sustainable

Oil Palm Summit

(Morning Day 2)

Edible Oil Summit

(Morning Day 1)


9th ASIA Sustainable

Oil Palm Summit

(Afternoon Day 1)

Edible Oil Summit

(Afternoon Day 1)


Networking Reception for

9th Asia Oil Palm and

Edible Oil delegates

Attendees of 9th ASIA Sustainable Oil Palm Summit may opt to sign up for a related track on Edible Oil Summit (Markets, Trade & Innovations) Summit held on 02 August. The one day summit (coinciding with the last day of Palm Oil) is focused on EDIBLE OIL and will discuss transfat ban and the race to create Non Partially Hydrogenated Oils (PHOs) as well as the developments in high oleic sunflower oil. Plus, learn about 3-MCPD and glycidol esters – a new challenge for the palm oil industry. 

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Site Visit to Felda Plant House Nursery and Seeds Production & Breeding Unit follow by a visit to FELDA’S GAP (Good Agricultural Practices)


Depart from Pullman Hotel KLCC


Arrive Felda Tekam Research Centre

Tour facility for 2 and half hours -12 pm




Leave back to Kuala Lumpur


Arrive back to Pullman Hotel KLCC

01 Aug, 2017 - Tuesday



Chairman’s Welcome Remarks


Driving Sustainability – Updates from Palm Oil Producers

  • Strengthening traceability through collaborative partnerships with smallholders and buyers 
  • Commitments to zero deforestation & No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation (NDPE) policies

Ms. Anita Neville, Vice President – Corporate Communications and Sustainability Relations
Golden Agri International Pte Ltd ("GAR")

Mr. Ranveer Singh Chauhan, Managing Director & CEO, Palm & Natural Rubber
Olam International Limited

Tightening Up RSPO’s Accountability Mechanism & Moving Forward on Sustainability

Mr. Salahudin Yaacob, Technical Director
Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

Discussion followed by Coffee


Taking Our Plantation Business to the Next Level

  • Delivering value to MKH, our future expansion outlook

Dato. Andy Lee Khee Meng, General Manager - Industrial & Agriculture Development
MKH Resources Sdn Bhd

Palm Oil Price Outlook and Prevailing Trends

Ms. Hoe Lee Leng, Deputy Director / Head - Regional Plantations
RHB Research Institute Sdn Bhd

Kao - a Leading Buyer’s Approach on Sustainable Sourcing of Palm Oil & Challenges Faced

Mr. Nobuhiko Masui, Director - Procurement, Raw Materials, Commodities
Kao Corporation

Discussion followed by Lunch


The Role of Molecular Precision Agriculture in Oil Palm Sustainability and its Economic Impact in Southeast Asia

Chairman, Orion Biosains Sdn Bhd

Mr. Nathan D. Lakey, President / CEO
Orion Genomics

Increasing Dominance of No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation (NDPE ) Policies in the Oil Palm Industry and the Way Forward

  • The issue on stranded assets – and how to create value

Mr. Eric Wakker, Manager- Corporate Sustainability / Co-Founder
Aidenvironment Asia

Recent Developments on 3 -McPD and Glycidyl Esters in palm oil and other vegetable oils

  • Regulatory outlook in the EU 
  • Formation during oil processing
  • Current methods for quantification; harmonization and recommendations
  • Occurence in foodstuffs


Dr. Karel Hrncirik, R&D Manager Baking, Cooking & Spreads - Global Capability Processing
Unilever Netherlands BV - Unilever Research & Development Vlaardingen

Discussion followed by Tea


Supreme Grade Organic Fertilizer from Palm Oil Industrial Waste

Dr. Carmen Goh, Project Manager
Eureka Synergy Sdn Bhd

Conversion of Oil Palm biomass wastes in the form of empty fruit bunches (EFB) to premium packaging products (Safebiopack)

Dr. Mohammad Jawaid, Senior Fellow Researcher
INTROP Universiti Putra Malaysia

Mr. Amir Alzahari, Director
Eco Premium Packaging

Discussion. End of Day 1


Networking Reception

02 Aug, 2017 - Wednesday

Chairman’s Introduction


Performing Cloud Based Machine Learning Algorithms on Drone Imagery for Efficient Management & Plant Health Estimation

Mr. Jin Xi Cheong, Founder
Poladrone Solutions Sdn. Bhd

Latest Developments on Agriculture Drone for Oil Palm Plantations Application

Mr. Steven Bong Sea Poh, Geo- Specialists
Surmap Sdn Bhd

Application of IoT (Internet of Things ) in the Palm Oil Sector

  • How can IoT enable supply chains to become more transparent

Mr. Wang Bin, Vice President - Business Development
Cambridge Consultants Singapore Pte Ltd

Discussion followed by Coffee


To Peat or not to Peat

  • Replanting on peat
  • Soil compaction method, drainage 
  • Peat restoration developments in Indonesia

Dr. Paramananthan Selliah, Managing Director
Param Agricultural Soil Surveys (M) Sdn Bhd

Dr. Alue Dohong, Deputy of Construction, Operations, and Maintenance
Peatland Restoration Agency

Responsible Management of Peatland with Real Time Technology Water Level Monitoring Systems

Bpk. Bambang Setiadi, Chairman
National Research Council of Indonesia

Best Replanting Model for Early Oil Palm Yielding

Mohd Najib Abd Rasid, Senior Agronomist
Felda Agricultural Services Sdn Bhd

Final Discussion. End of Conference


Closing Lunch

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Fee Info

SAVE USD200 per person when you register 3 or more from same company!

Pay online by 01 Jul, with Visa/Master Card & SAVE USD75 (Per Person)

Network With

Palm oil producers - from CEOs, MDs to Plantation Advisors, Agronomists, Scientific Officers, R&D Dept Heads to Sustainability Directors, Millers, Palm Oil Traders, Independent Agronomy Advisors, Plantation Consultants, IT Solution Providers, Milling Technology, Equipment Suppliers, Fertiliser Companies, Palm Oil Research Institutes, Agriculture Depts, Researchers, Crop Science and Agri Biotech Cos

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Huiyan Fu
Marketing Manager 
+65 63469113

Fiona Pun
Sponsorship & Exhibition Manager 

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