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OFI - Register Your Interest

OFI Congress Programme - organised by MOSTA

TUESDAY, 4 NOVEMBER 2014

8.00am – 5.00pm Congress Registration - Hall 5, West Wing, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
8.00am Technical Visit Registration - Hall 5, West Wing, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre
9.00am – 4.00pm TECHNICAL VISITS - departure at 9am

A. Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB)
B. AAR Tissue Culture Laboratory
C. KLK Oleochemicals Factory

WEDNESDAY, 5 NOVEMBER 2014 (DAY 1)

8.00am – 9.00am Registration - Hall 5, West Wing, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

MODULE 1 : ECONOMICS, MARKETING & POLICY

Chaired by: Mr. M. R. Chandran, Council Member, MOSTA and Mr. Mohammad Jaaffar Ahmad, The Palm Oil Refiners Association of Malaysia (PORAM)

9.00am – 9.15am Welcome Address
Academician Emeritus Prof. Tan Sri Datuk Dr. Augustine S. H. Ong, President, MOSTA
9.15am – 10.00am The 15th Tan Sri Dato Seri B. Bek-Nielsen Foundation Lecture 2014
Global Oils & Fats : Addressing Major Challenges
Dr. Patrick Donnelly, American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS), United States of America
10.00am – 10.30am The Vegetable Oils Market in 2015 and Beyond
Mr. Thomas Mielke, ISTA Mielke GmbH – OIL WORLD, Germany
10.30am – 11.00am Tea Break - Exhibition Hall 5
11.00am – 11.30am FTAs and You
Datuk Dr. Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria, Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Malaysia
11.30am – 12.00pm Indonesian Palm Oil Industry Outlook 2025: Challenges and Opportunities
Mr. Daud Dharsono, PT Smart Tbk, Jakarta, Indonesia
12.00pm – 12.30pm Agro-Commodities : What are the Most Important Challenges to Understand?
Mr. Sunny George Verghese, OLAM International Ltd, Singapore
12.30pm – 1.00pm Panel Discussion
1.00pm – 2.30pm Lunch - Exhibition Hall 5
2.30pm – 3.15pm 2nd Raja Alias Foundation Lecture
Vision of Felda Global and How it Impacts the Downstream Industry
Mr. Mohd Emir Mavani Abdullah, Felda Global Ventures Holdings Berhad, Malaysia
3.15pm – 5.00pm Viewing of OFI Asia Exhibition & Coffee Break - Exhibition Hall 5
5.00pm – 7.00pm Evening Forum - Strategic Development for Oils & Fats: Sustainability & Economic Challenges
Moderated by: Mr. M. R. Chandran, Council Member, MOSTA
Panel Members: To be announced
7.00pm – 8.00pm Refreshments

THURSDAY, 6 NOVEMBER 2014 (DAY 2)

9.00am – 9.10am Welcome  Address
Academician Emeritus Prof. Tan Sri Datuk Dr. Augustine S. H. Ong, President, MOSTA
9.10am – 9.30am Opening Address & Launching of MOSTA Commemorative Book
9.30am – 10.00am Official Opening of Exhibition & Tea Break - Exhibition Hall 5

MODULE 2: OILS AND FATS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Chaired by: Mr. Teoh Cheng Hai, Helikonia Malaysia

10.00am – 10.30am Quantification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Subsystems along the Oil Palm Supply Chain using the Life Cycle Approach
Dr Vijaya Subramaniam, Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), Malaysia
10.30am – 11.00am Technological Advances in the Capture and Utilization of Methane Gas Emissions from Palm Oil Mill Effluent Treatment Plants
Dr. Tong Soo Long, Novaviro Technology Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
11.00am – 11.30am Energy Recovery from Palm Oil Wastes – A National Model for Waste Management Strategies
Puan Sri Dr. Liana Low, Bell Group of Companies, Malaysia
11.30am – 12.00pm Is Oil Palm Cultivation on Peat Land Sustainable?
Dr. S Paramananthan, Param Agricultural Soil Survey Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
12.00pm – 12.30pm Best Management Practices to Minimize CO2 Emission from Oil Palm on Peat Soils
Mr. Faizal Parish, Global Environmental Centre (GEC), Malaysia
12.30pm – 1.00pm Panel Discussion
1.00pm – 2.30pm Lunch - Exhibition Hall 5

MODULE 3 :  OILS AND FATS AND HEALTH

Chaired by: Dr. Kanga Rani Selvaduray, Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), Malaysia

2.30pm – 3.15pm Plenary Lecture - Role of Oils & Fats in Obesity
Prof. Gary Frost, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
3.15pm – 3.45pm Bad & Good Vitamin E
Dr. Gee Ping Tou, Palm Nutraceuticals Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
3.45pm - 4.15pm The Radiosensitization of Tumor Cells and the Radioprotection of Normal Tissue Tocotrienols
Dr. Sunil Krishnan, MD Anderson Cancer Centre, United States of America
4.15pm – 5.00pm Tea Break - Exhibition Hall 5
5.00pm – 5.30pm Palm Oil and Cardiovascular Risk
Prof. Gerard Hornstra, State University of Limburg, Maastricht, The Netherlands
5.30pm – 6.00pm Sceptics on Diet and Coronary Heart Disease
Emeritus Prof. Steward Truswell, University of Sydney, Australia
6.00pm – 6.30pm Panel Discussion
8.00pm – 11.00pm

OFIC 2014 Gala Dinner at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur

Guest of Honour: Yang Berhormat Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas, Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities

FRIDAY, 7 NOVEMBER 2014 (DAY 3)

MODULE 4: RECENT INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES

Chaired by: Mr. S. Krishnan, Vice-President, MOSTA

9.00am – 9.45am 2nd Tun Dr Lim Keng Yaik Foundation Lecture
Impact of Latest Technological Advances on Oils & Fats Industry
Dr. Marc Kellens, Desmet Ballestra Group, Belgium

SESSION 4A:  Advances in Palm Oil Milling Technology

Chaired by: Mr. Lee Keong Hoe, IHMS Sdn Bhd, Malaysia

9.45am – 10.15am Megasonic Technology for Oil Palm Industry
Dr. Mary Ann Augustin, CSIRO Animal, Food and Health Sciences, Australia
10.15am – 10.45am Methane Avoidance at Palm Oil Mill
Dr. Puah Chiew Wei, Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), Malaysia
10.45am – 11.00am Panel Discussion
11.00am – 11.30am Tea Break - Exhibition Hall 5

SESSION 4B: Upstream & Downstream Developments

Chaired by: Dr. Yeong Shoot Kian, Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), Malaysia

11.30am – 12.00pm The Unravelling of the Oil Palm Genome
Dr. S Ravigadevi Sambathamurthi, Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), Malaysia
12.00pm – 12.30pm UAV Imagery for Plantation
Mr. Tay Seng Heng, Applied Agricultural Resources Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
12.30pm - 1.00pm Panel Discussion
1.00pm – 2.30pm Lunch - Exhibition Hall 5
2.30pm – 3.00pm How to Minimize Formation of 3-MCPD-And Glycidyl Esters during Palm Oil Refining
Mr. Wim De Greyt, Desmet Ballestra Group, Belgium
3.00pm - 3.30pm Palm Oil Based Surfactants for the Detergent Industry
Mr Yoshitaka Miyamae, Lion Corporation, Japan
3.30pm - 3.45pm Panel Discussion

SESSION 4C: Commercial Developments in Bioenergy

Chaired by: Datuk Dr. Choo Yuen May, Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), Malaysia

3.45pm – 4.15pm Malaysia’s Experience: R&D in Sustainable Bioenergy and the Success Story of Biofuel Programme
Datuk Dr. Choo Yuen May, Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), Malaysia
4.15pm – 4.45pm The Implementation of Bioenergy Programme in Indonesia
Mr. Paulus Tjakrawan , Indonesian Biofuel Producers Association, Indonesia
4.45pm – 5.15pm Changing Global Legislations and their Impacts on Trading of Biofuel
Ms. Maëlle Soares Pinto, HARTENERGY Research & Consulting, United States of America
5.15pm – 5.30pm Panel Discussion

Delegate Registration Fee includes:

  • Attendance to all OFIC 2014 technical sessions
  • Admission to OFI ASIA 2014 exhibition
  • Lunches and refreshments during OFIC 2014
  • OFIC 2014 Welcome Reception on 5 November 2014
  • OFIC 2014 Congress Dinner on 6 November 2014
  • OFIC 2014 materials and documents
  • Technical visits

Organised by MOSTA
The Malaysian Oil Scientists’ and Technologists’ Association or MOSTA is an association of scientists, technologists and other professionals involved in oils and fats science, technology and commerce. Inaugurated on September 7, 1989, MOSTA aims at promoting and advancing oils and fats science, technology and commerce.

For further information or a conference registration form please contact:
OFIC 2014 Secretariat c/o MOSTA
C-3A-10, 4th Floor, Block C, Damansara
Intan, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.

Tel : +603-7118 2062 / 2064
Fax : +603-7118 2063
E-mail: secretariat@mosta.org.my
Website: www.mosta.org.my

 
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