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2:00 p.m. a 6:00 p.m.
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3:00 p.m. a 5:00 p.m.
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THE OIL PALM TRANSFORMATIVE POWER – GETSEMANI HALL

Installation act of the International Conference on Oil Palm and opening of Expopalma 2022
9:00 a.m. to 9:40 a.m.
Keynote speech: The Oil PalmTransformative power
Nicolás Pérez Marulanda - Executive President FEDEPALMA
Language: Spanish
Country: Colombia
9:40 a.m. to 10:10 a.m.
Keynote speech: The role of oil palm farming in social development
Luis Alberto Villegas Prado - Viceministro de asuntos agropecuarios del Ministerio de Agricultura y Desarrollo Rural
Language: Spanish
Country: Colombia
10:10 a.m. a 10:30 a.m.
APSCO Special Event
10:30 a.m. a 10:55 a.m.
Trade show opening and Poster exhibition – Coffee break
11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.
Plenary Session 1: The situation in the vegetable oil market and the impact on prices
James Fry - Chairman LMC International Ltd
Language: English
Country: UK
12:00 p.m. to 12:50 p.m.
Plenary Session 2: Challenges and Opportunities of the oil palm
Datuk Ahmad Parveez Ghulam, Director-General MPOB
Language: English
Country: Malaysia
12:50 p.m. a 2:20 p.m.
Lunch – Visit trade show and poster exhibition
2:30 p.m. to 3:20 p.m.
Plenary Session 3: Changes in the global consumer and the impact on supply chains
Oliver Hatfield, VP Business Development - Argus Media
Language: English
Country: UK
3:30 p.m. to 4:20 p.m.
Plenary Session 4: Challenges and Opportunities of Energy Transition and Decarbonization
Alberto Consuegra, Executive Vice President, Operations, Ecopetrol
Language: Spanish
Country: Colombia
4:20 p.m. a 4:50 p.m.
Visit trade show and poster exhibition – Coffee break
5:00 p.m. to 5:50 p.m.
Plenary Session 5: OxG interspecific hybrids: a 50-year leap forward in oil palm productivity
Hernan Mauricio Romero, Cenipalma & Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Language: Spanish
Country: Colombia
6:00 p.m. a 8:30 p.m.
Cocktail
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Crop management, biotechnology and improvement of oil palm

First session: Technological change and productivity
8:00 a.m. a 9:00 a.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition
9:00 a.m. to 9:40 a.m.
Strengthening the impact of extension programs by adapting extension approaches to the needs of the clientele
Brenda Ortiz, Professor & Extension Specialist Organization: Auburn University
Language: Spanish
Country: USA
9:45 p.m. to 10:15 a.m.
The role of agro-food robotics and data platforms in modern agriculture
Raymond Jongschaap, Agro-food-Robotics Business Unit Manager - Wageningen University & Research
Language: English
Country: Netherlands
10:20 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
Intelligent irrigation management in oil palm, using the IrriPalma model
Jaume Casadesus Bruges , Head of the Efficient Use of Water in Agriculture Program- IRTA
Language: English
Country: Indonesia
10:55 a.m. a 11:25 a.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition & Coffee break
11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
High Technologies in the field, implementation of Autonomous Field Agents and sensors
Redmond R. Shamshiri, Researcher at Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy
Language: English
Country: Germany
12:05 p.m. to 12:35 p.m.
Intelligent and digital precision agriculture as a means to increase agronomic efficiency in oil palm.
Siva Balasundram - Associate Professor, University Putra Malaysia
Language: English
Country: Malaysia
12:35 p.m. a 1:00 p.m.
Q&A of the session, (Led by the moderator)
1:00 p.m. a 2:00 p.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition – Lunch
Second session: Sustainable crop management
2:00 p.m. to 2:40 p.m.
Agroecological management and impacts on soil health variables and crop nutrition
Jean Pierre Caliman, PT Smart Research Institute, Organization: Sinar Mas Group
Language: English
Country: Indonesia
2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Using farmers data to close productivity gaps in oil palm
Patricio Grassini, Associate Professor, University of Nebraska
Language: Spanish
Country: USA
3:20 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.
Making oil palm systems more sustainable through intercropping
Maja Slingerland - Organization: U. Wageningen
Language: English
Country: Netherlands
3:55 p.m. a 4:25 p.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition & Coffee break
4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Microbial-based technologies opportunities for oil palm crop systems.
Fábio Lopes Olivares, Organization: : North Fluminense State University
Language: English
Country: Brazil
5:05 p.m. to 5:35 p.m.
Bioinputs for sustainable agriculture and food and environmental security
Marco Antonio Soares - Organization University Federal de Mato Grosso UFMT
Language: English
Country: Brazil
5:35 p.m. a 6:00 p.m.
Q&A of the session, (Led by the moderator)
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Oil Palm Mills, Added Value and Quality Uses of the Biomass

First session: Fruit Quality and Oil Potential
8:00 a.m. a 9:00 a.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition
9:00 a.m. to 9:40 a.m.
Measurement of raw material quality parameters in agroindustries through NIR spectroscopy
Miguel Castillo - Confirmed - Organization: : North Carolina State University
Language: Spanish
Country: USA
9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Grading of fresh fruit bunches using NIR spectroscopy technologies
Dr. Nazmi Mat Nawi, Associate Professor Organization: University Putra
Language: English
Country: Malaysia
10:20 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
Artificial intelligence and new technologies for the optimization of fresh fruit bunch grading
MSc. Cesar Diaz, Research Associate II, Organization: Cenipalma
Language: Spanish
Country: Colombia
10:55 a.m. a 11:25 a.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition & Coffee break
11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Qualification of bunches in the field and in the mill and the incidence of the oil extraction rate
Ing. Andrés Niño Organization: Monterrey palm oil mill
Language: Spanish
Country: Colombia
12:05 p.m. to 12:35 p.m.
TEMIS: tool to improve competitiveness and profitability through online measurement of oil extraction
Carlos de Hart, CEO, Organization: Agroince palm oil mill
Language: Spanish
Country: Colombia
12:35 p.m. a 1:00 p.m.
Q&A of the session, (Led by the moderator)
1:00 p.m. a 2:00 p.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition – Lunch
Second session: Prospective processing and management of mills
2:00 p.m. to 2:40 p.m.
Optimizing industrial reliability and profitability through new technologies in predictive maintenance
Jaime de Luque Organization: Noria Group
Language: Spanish
Country: México
2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Optimizing mill decision making on oil losses and oil quality through NIR technology
Jaime Humberto Acero - Organization: Entrepalmas
Language: Spanish
Country: Colombia
3:20 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.
Modifications in conventional extractors to process hybrid fruit without adding solids in the pressing process.
Bismarck Toscano - Organization Palmeras del Ecuador palm oil mill
Language: Spanish
Country: Ecuador
3:55 p.m. a 4:25 p.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition & Coffee break
4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Facing the challenge of Hybrid fruit processing in Colombia
Jesús Alberto García Núñez, Processing Program Coordinator, Organization Cenipalma
Language: Spanish
Country: Colombia
5:05 p.m. to 5:35 a.m.
Use of alternative technologies in processing plants to improve the oil palm quality
Ing. BoonKheng Hong Organization: Alfalaval
Language: English
Country: Malasia
5:35 p.m. a 6:00 p.m.
Q&A of the session, (Led by the moderator)
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Sustainability: global trends and co-responsibility in supply chains

First session A: Panel discussion, regulatory trends and the certifications future
8:00 a.m. a 9:00 a.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition
9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Panel on regulatory trends and future certifications
Norbert Schmitz, Managing Director ISCC; Daphne Hameeteman, Sustainability Manager; Wilmar Olenex; Felipe Carazo, Head of Public Engagement - Tropical Forest Alliance; Nicolás Pérez, Executive President of Fedepalma.
Language: Spanish and English
Country: UE, Colombia, Netherlands
First session B: Challenges of sustainable markets
10:20 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
Traceability in the palm oil supply chain
Unnikrishnan Unnithan Co-Founder & CEO, Organization: DIBIZ
Language: English
Country: Malaysia
10:55 a.m. a 11:25 a.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition & Coffee break
11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Sustainability and Competitiveness in Supply Chains
Felipe Carazo - Tropical Forest Alliance at World Economic Forum TFA/WEF
Language: Spanish
Country: Costa Rica
12:05 p.m. to 12:35 p.m.
Relevance of the local market in Latin America to promote sustainability on the oil palm industry. Strategy and challenges
Francisco Naranjo - Head of Latin America Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, RSPO
Language: Spanish
Country: Ecuador
12:35 a.m. a 1:00 p.m.
Q&A of the session, (Led by the moderator)
1:00 p.m. a 2:00 p.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition – Lunch
Second session: Improved sustainability practices in palm oil production
2:00 p.m. to 2:40 p.m.
Regenerative agriculture: challenges for the oil palm industry
Maja Slingerland Associate Professor, Organization: Wageningen University
Language: English
Country: Netherlands
2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Responsible palm oil journey
Anita Neville Head of Sustainability Reporting and Disclosure, Organization: Golden Agri Resources
Language: English
Country: Singapur
3:20 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.
The path to competitive differentiation in sustainability in Colombia
Andrés Felipe García - Director of Sector Planning and Development, Fedepalma
Language: Spanish
Country: Colombia
3:55 p.m. a 4:25 p.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition & Coffee break
4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion: Sustainability from social dialogue: the story of Palmas del Cesar
Panel Discussion: Fabio González Bejarano, Palmas del Cesar Manager Alejandro Torres, Director of the Palma Futuro Project, Partners of the Americas
Language: Spanish
Country: Colombia
5:05 p.m. to 5:35 p.m.
African experience in certifying 5,000 small producers to the RSPO standard
Marvellous Ogala & Adriana Cala - Organization: Ngoyaïgbaayegie Farmer Based Organisation, Sierra Leone
Language: English
Country: Sierra Leona
5:35 p.m. a 6:00 p.m.
Q&A of the session, (Led by the moderator)
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Crop management, biotechnology and improvement of oil palm

Third session: Cultivar production and biotechnology
8:00 a.m. a 9:00 a.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition
9:00 a.m. to 9:40 a.m.
Palmiculture and climate change
Denis J Murphy, Emeritus Professor of Biotechnology -Organization: University of South Wales, UK.
Language: English
Country: UK
9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Genetic Modification of Oil Palm and Its Biosafety
Datuk Ahmad Parveez Ghulam Director-General MPOB
Language: English
Country: Malaysia
10:20 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
Translating genetic discoveries into elite oil palm planting materials in Sime Darby Plantation
Teh Chee Keng, Principal Scientist II -Organization: Sime Darby
Language: English
Country: Malaysia UK
10:55 a.m. a 11:25 a.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition & Coffee break
11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Yield is the result of a genetic potential … and much more
Tristan Duran-Gasellin, Organization: PalmElite-Cirad
Language: English
Country: France
12:05 p.m. to 12:35 p.m.
Carbon neutral expansion of oil palm plantations in the Neotropics
Juan Carlos Quezada, SNSF Swiss Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Organization: Nanyang Technological University Singapore
Language: Spanish
Country: Singapur
12:35 p.m. a 1:00 p.m.
Q&A of the session, (Led by the moderator)
1:00 p.m. a 2:00 p.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition – Lunch
Fourth session: Insect and Disease Management
2:00 p.m. to 2:40 p.m.
Detection of pathogens in palm tissue and vectors
Brian Bahder, Assistant Professor of Entomology- Organization: University of Florida-IFAS
Language: English
Country: USA
2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Genetic basis of immunity against Phytophthora
Patricia Merced Manosalva, Associate proffesor - Organization: University of California, Riverside
Language: Spanish
Country: USA
3:20 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.
An example of genetic additivity in resistance to bud rot
Arthur Cornet - Organization Cirad-PalmElite
Language: English
Country: USA
3:55 p.m. a 4:25 p.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition & Coffee break
4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Advancements in the oil palm lethal wilt
Hernán Mauricio Romero Angulo- Organization: Cenipalma and National University of Colombia
Language: Spanish
Country: Colombia
5:05 p.m. to 5:35 p.m.
Ganoderma and basal stem rot: From Pathogen knowledge to field solution
Maxime Merciere, Head of plant pathology department, Organization: Socfin
Language: English
Country: France
5:35 p.m. a 6:00 p.m.
Q&A of the session, (Led by the moderator)
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Oil Palm Mills, Added Value and Quality Uses of the Biomass

Third session: Quality, Uses of the Oil
8:00 a.m. a 9:00 a.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition
9:00 a.m. to 9:40 a.m.
Recent developments, challenges and strategies for the reduction of 3‐MCPD esters, glycidol esters, MOSH-MOAH and related compounds in the palm oil industry
Dr. Azmil Haizam Ahmad Tarmizi Head of Analytical and Quality Development Unit Product Development and Advisory Services Division
Language: English
Country: Malaysia
9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Actions to improve the quality of palm oil to the final product
María del Pilar Noriega - Organization: Grupo DAABON
Language: Spanish
Country: Colombia
10:20 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
How to achieve the quality of raw palm oil for several industrial uses
Leon Pablo Espinosa, Sales director - Organization: Ballestra
Language: Spanish
Country: Colombia
10:55 a.m. a 11:25 a.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition & Coffee break
Fourth session A: Business opportunities in residual biomass
11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Carbon markets in the EU and the potential for LATAM
Dr. Norbert Schmitz, Director ISCC
Language: English
Country: Germany
12:05 p.m. to 12:35 p.m.
Business opportunities from biogas / carbon bonds and opportunities for Colombia
Bárbara Lara, General Manager, Organization: Global Consulting and Assessment Service
Language: English
Country: México
12:35 p.m. a 1:00 p.m.
Q&A of the session, (Led by the moderator)
1:00 p.m. a 2:00 p.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition – Lunch
Fourth session B: Alternative uses of biomass and sustainable management of Oil Palm Mill
2:00 p.m. to 2:40 p.m.
“Circular use of oil palm residues and the circular palm oil mill”
Dr. Ir. H. Wolter Elbersen l Sr Researcher biomass production and sustainable production chains - Organization: Wageningen Food & Biobased ResearchWSustainable production of biomass of EERA
Language: English
Country: Netherlands
2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Biomass and Bioeconomy: Where is the palm industry?
Yajaira Convariza - Organization University Industrial of Santander
Language: Spanish
Country: Colombia
3:20 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.
Use of palm biochar for specific applications
Nancy Acelas - Organization: University of Medellín
Language: Spanish
Country: Colombia
3:55 p.m. a 4:25 p.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition & Coffee break
Five session: Health and nutrition
4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Scientific Evidence Confirms It: Reassessing Saturated Fats and Their Impact on Health
David Diamond, Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology - Organization: University of South Florida
Language: English
Country: USA
5:05 p.m. to 5:35 p.m.
Biocomponents of Palm Oil: Tocotrienols and Carotenes and their Effects on Health
Dr. Kanga Rani Selvaduray Head of Nutrition Unit, Product Development and Advisory Services Division
Language: English
Country: Malaysia
5:05 p.m. a 5:35 p.m.
Q&A of the session, (Led by the moderator)
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Market Trends and Opportunities

First session A: A&G World Market Outlook.
8:00 a.m. a 9:00 a.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition
9:00 a.m. to 9:40 a.m.
A&G World Supply and Demand and Price Outlook
Thomas Milke, Director / Senior Analyst Organization: ISTA Mielke GmbH publishers of OIL WORLD
Language: English
Country: Germany
9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Regional perspective and challenges of the oil palm industry and GFP-SPO
Datuk Mohamad Nageeb bin Ahmad Abdul Wahab, Deputy Executive Director CPOPC
Language: English
Country: Malaysia
10:20 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
Soybean oil and other vegetable oils market
Maria Marta Rebizo, Organization: Industrial Oil Chamber of the Republic of Argentina
Language: Spanish
Country: Argentina
10:55 a.m. a 11:25 a.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition & Coffee break
First session B: Panel Conquering international markets
11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Opportunities and Challenges in the U.S. market
Wan Aishah binti Wan Hamid, General manager - Organization: MPOC
Language: English
Country: USA
12:05 p.m. to 12:35 p.m.
Opportunities and Challenges of the European market
José Angel Olivero, Sales director - Organization LISPA
Language: Spanish
Country: Panama
12:35 p.m. a 1:00 p.m.
Q&A of the session, (Led by the moderator)
1:00 p.m. a 2:00 p.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition – Lunch
Second session A: Opportunities in the palm value chain
2:00 p.m. to 3:20 p.m.
Roundtable: Advanced Biofuels and the Potential for Palm Oil
Moderator: Mónica Cuellar S Speaker: Guilherme Goulart, Aviation Relationships Manager IATA; Steve Csonka, CEO, CAAFI; Felipe Trujillo Lopez, Product and Petrochemicals Manager, Ecopetrol.
Language: English
Country: Several
3:20 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.
Market Trend of Oleochemicals at Post Pandemic
James Fry -TBD
Language: English
Country: England
3:55 p.m. a 4:25 p.m.
Visit the Expo and poster exhibition & Coffee break
Second session B: Consumption trends and positioning
4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Today’s consumer trends and habits
Jaime Garcia, Country Manager- Organization: Kantar
Language: Spanish
Country: Colombia
5:05 p.m. to 5:35 p.m.
The power of ideas
Samuel Estrada, CEO Maccann Chile
Language: Spanish
Country: Chile
5:35 p.m. a 6:00 p.m.
Q&A of the session, (Led by the moderator)

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