Valorising Oil Palm & Agri Waste Feedstocks,

01-02 Oct, 2024 - Jakarta, HYBRID

Le Meridien Jakarta

About our Event Speakers

We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.

Speakers at this Event

Ir. Ts. Dr. Gideon Tan Xiang Yee

Ir. Ts. Dr. Gideon Tan Xiang Yee

Head, Group Transformation Division

FGV Holdings Berhad

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Ir. Ts. Dr. Gideon Tan Xiang Yee

Ir. Ts. Dr. Gideon Tan Xiang Yee

Head, Group Transformation Division

FGV Holdings Berhad

AGENDA SESSION

Zero Waste Projects – New business opportunities for biomass & potential by-products from palm oil - Palm Oil Producers Perspective

Day 2 [Wed 02, October], at 10:45 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/240501/speakers/Gideon.jpgIr. Ts. Dr. Gideon Tan began his professional journey with an MEng from Imperial College London, entering the industry as a Technical Executive in the Downstream Division of FGV. In this role, he managed significant responsibilities at oil and fats refineries and manufacturing plants, where he developed a profound understanding of technical operations.


As he advanced in his career, he took on a strategic role in the CEO office of FGV Holdings Berhad, coordinating group-level technical initiatives. His contributions were vital in implementing a range of improvement projects across the supply chain, encompassing research and development, estate management, and production processes.


In 2020, he was appointed Head of the Transformation Management Office at FGVHB. In this capacity, he leads initiatives to enhance business and operational efficiencies, drives strategic enhancements, and oversees the development of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives. His work is pivotal in advancing FGV's commitment to the Net Zero Agenda, focusing on integrating solar, biomass, and other green technologies in alignment with the national energy transition roadmap.

Dikki Akhmar

Dikki Akhmar

President Director

PT Polindo Bio Energi Pratama

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Dikki Akhmar

Dikki Akhmar

President Director

PT Polindo Bio Energi Pratama

AGENDA SESSION

Trade outlook of palm kernel shells and emerging new alternatives - empty fruit branches pellets

Day 2 [Wed 02, October], at 10:15 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/240203/speakers/DikkiAkhmar.jpgMr Dikki Akhmar is the chairman of Association of Palm Kernel Shell Entrepreneur of Indonesia for period 2016-2021.  He is also owner and director of 2 companies which supply Palm Kernel Shell (PKS) from Bengkulu, Padang and Riau, and export to Japan & Europe. 

Marc McConnaughey

Marc McConnaughey

CEO

BioBond Adhesives Inc

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Marc McConnaughey

Marc McConnaughey

CEO

BioBond Adhesives Inc

AGENDA SESSION

BioBond Adhesives made from agricultural waste

Day 1 [Tue 01, October], at 11:40 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/240925/speakers/McConnaughey.jpg Marc McConnaughey is a serial entrepreneur.  BioBond is his 5th startup and second sustainability startup.  He also has significant international experience with assignments in Europe and Asia including Germany, Taiwan, Thailand, and China.  His specialty and focus is working with University Professors and Entrepreneurs to help them realize commercialization of their intellectual property. Marc is a graduate from North Carolina State University with a BS in Textile/Color Chemistry.

Aiden Lee

Aiden Lee

CEO/Managing Director

Graphjet Technology

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Aiden Lee

Aiden Lee

CEO/Managing Director

Graphjet Technology

AGENDA SESSION

Recycling palm kernel shells to produce graphite

Day 1 [Tue 01, October], at 09:10 AM

PROFILE

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Edi Wibowo

Edi Wibowo

Director of Bioenergy Directorate General of New, Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR)

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Edi Wibowo

Edi Wibowo

Director of Bioenergy Directorate General of New, Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation

Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR)

AGENDA SESSION

Indonesia's transition to new & renewable energy - the role of the palm oil biomass sector

Day 2 [Wed 02, October], at 09:10 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/241028/speakers/EdiWibowo.jpg  Earned a Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Mechanization, Bogor Agricultural Institute (graduated in 1991), participated in the Professional Development on Energy – in Chicago - USA in 1994 and 1996, earned a Master of Engineering degree in the Department of Mechanical Engineering - Faculty of Engineering, University of Indonesia (graduated in 2002) .
Prior to serving as Director of Bioenergy - Directorate General of New, Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation (DJEBTKE), Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (KESDM) on January 10 2022, Edi Wibowo served as Director of Fund Distribution at the Oil Palm Plantation Fund Management Agency (BPDPKS) starting February 2017 and also concurrently as Plt. Director of Partnerships since October 2020. Previously, he was a researcher at the Research and Development Center for Oil and Gas Technology "Lemigas" from 1992 to 2009. As Head of the Energy Utilization Policy Facilitation Sub-Division at the Secretary General of the National Energy Council from 2009 to 2011. Since 2011 he has been Head of Sub Directorate of Engineering and Directorate of Bioenergy, DJEBTKE, KESDM, Head of Sub Directorate of Business and Supervision of Bioenergy, DJEBTKE, KESDM since June 2015 and Head of Sub Directorate of Bioenergy Program, DJEBTKE, KESDM, since July 2016.

Dr. Guido Reinhardt

Dr. Guido Reinhardt

Scientific Director

Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (Institut für Energie- und Umweltforschung Heidelberg)

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Dr. Guido Reinhardt

Dr. Guido Reinhardt

Scientific Director

Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (Institut für Energie- und Umweltforschung Heidelberg)

AGENDA SESSION

Best practice for by product use from palm oil production: the key to larger GHG savings

Day 1 [Tue 01, October], at 03:15 PM

PROFILE

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Datin Stella Ambrose

Datin Stella Ambrose

Deputy CEO

Sawit Kinabalu Group

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Datin Stella Ambrose

Datin Stella Ambrose

Deputy CEO

Sawit Kinabalu Group

AGENDA SESSION

Pioneering large scale tocotrienols production from palm oil refining byproduct

Day 1 [Tue 01, October], at 02:50 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/240925/speakers/DatinStellaAmbrose.jpg Datin Stella Ambrose, currently serving as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Sawit Kinabalu Sdn Bhd, specializes in oil palm milling operations, and projects evaluation, management and monitoring. With 30 years of working experience, her academic qualifications include a B.Eng (Hons) in Chemical Engineering from UMIST UK (1994) and an MBA from IUMW (2023). Her research interests and experience lie in leadership, organizational behavior, and strategic management.

Danny Ng

Danny Ng

Managing Director

MTS Fibromat

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Danny Ng

Danny Ng

Managing Director

MTS Fibromat

AGENDA SESSION

Processing and treating coconut fibre, husks and EFB fiber into valuable erosion

Day 1 [Tue 01, October], at 02:00 PM

PROFILE

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Prof. Dr. Nahrowi

Prof. Dr. Nahrowi

Head of Centre for Tropical Animal Studies

IPB University

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Prof. Dr. Nahrowi

Prof. Dr. Nahrowi

Head of Centre for Tropical Animal Studies

IPB University

AGENDA SESSION

Innovation in processing EFB, Shells and Palm Fronds for Feed

Day 1 [Tue 01, October], at 10:50 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/240925/speakers/Nahrowi.jpg Dr.Nahrowi is a researcher and academic specializing in feed technology.
He holds a Ph.D. in Microbial Biochemistry from Ehime University,Japan. With more than 20 years of experience, he has led various projects to revitalize local feed ingredients,especially by-products from the palm oil processing industry. Currently he serves as Professor and Head of the Center for Tropical Animal Studies at IPB University.

Harold Koh

Harold Koh

Founder & CEO

Nextevo

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Harold Koh

Harold Koh

Founder & CEO

Nextevo

AGENDA SESSION

Turning agriculture waste ( pineapple leaves, coconut shells, and banana stems) into sustainable textiles

Day 1 [Tue 01, October], at 11:15 AM

PROFILE

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Jeroen De Wachter

Jeroen De Wachter

Director

PT Entobel Indonesia Biotechnology

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Jeroen De Wachter

Jeroen De Wachter

Director

PT Entobel Indonesia Biotechnology

AGENDA SESSION

Harnessing the power of black soldier fly - upcycling palm oil by-products into animal feed ingredients.

Day 1 [Tue 01, October], at 09:35 AM

PROFILE

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Jeroen De Wachter is the Head of Business Development of Entobel, Asia's largest black soldier fly producer.

 

He has a background in both Engineering and International Business with dual master's degrees from the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium. His career spans 13 years of sustainable project management and development, mainly in the renewable energy sector.

 

In his role, Jeroen is responsible for driving the growth that will help Entobel become the global industry leader. He is spearheading his company’s expansion into Indonesia and as such is very familiar with the palm industry’s huge potential for upcycling.

 

Gyeongmin Roh

Gyeongmin Roh

Executive Director/ Head of ESG

Tunas Sawa Erma (TSE) Group

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Gyeongmin Roh

Gyeongmin Roh

Executive Director/ Head of ESG

Tunas Sawa Erma (TSE) Group

AGENDA SESSION

Day 2 [Wed 02, October], at 10:45 AM

PROFILE

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Vidyut Mohan

Vidyut Mohan

Co-founder & CEO

Takachar

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Vidyut Mohan

Vidyut Mohan

Co-founder & CEO

Takachar

AGENDA SESSION

Thermochemical process to turn agri residues into higher-value bio products chemicals, biofuels, and biochar-based soil amendment products for agricultural applications

Day 1 [Tue 01, October], at 02:25 PM

PROFILE

Will update soon
Dato. Leong Kin Mun

Dato. Leong Kin Mun

President

Malaysia Biomass Industries Confederation (MBIC)

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Dato. Leong Kin Mun

Dato. Leong Kin Mun

President

Malaysia Biomass Industries Confederation (MBIC)

AGENDA SESSION

Day 2 [Wed 02, October], at 10:15 AM

PROFILE

Will update soon