Palm Oil Yield Improvements, Downstream Markets & challenges explored at 4th Palm Oil Summit in Bali on 09-10 July

May 28, 2012

The 4th Palm Oil Summit to be hosted by CMT in Bali on 09-10 July seeks to provide a comprehensive overview of the palm oil market, plantation business challenges and opportunities, advances in high yield materials, new solutions for ganoderma, and downstream market growth.

Bali, Indonesia (PRWEB) May 29, 2012

The versatility of palm oil as ideal feedstock, especially in industries like food, biofuels and oleochemicals, has resulted in hefty investments by palm oil giants in countries conducive for plantation and production. For that reason, and designed to encompass the crucial aspects of the palm oil plantation operations CMT´s 4th Palm Oil Summit will delve into two focal themes of “Sustainable Oil Palm Plantations with improved agronomy practices” and “Riding on opportunities in Indonesia´s flourishing downstream activities”. Among the topic highlights are:

  •     Plantation expansion considering biodiversity conservation and opportunities in REDD
  •     High Yielding Planting Materials
  •     Ganoderma/Nutrient management
  •     Potential Opportunities in Myanmar & Africa
  •     Technologies for EFB/POME Treatment & Carbon Trading Options
  •     Palm Oil Refining Challenges & Downstream Markets

In view of the current market situation and huge potential growth opportunities, the 4th Palm Oil Summit in Bali also features detailed country-focused presentations on market trends and expansion opportunities in oil palm plantations across Thailand, India, Myanmar, Africa, Indonesia and Malaysia, in addition to sessions targeted at innovative solutions for ganoderma control.

John Clendon, MD, Univanich Palm Oil PCL; RR Govindan, Executive Vice President, Godrej Agrovet Limited; Ike Virdiana, Researcher, Sumatra Bioscience, PT PP London Sumatra Indonesia Tbk ; Ahmad Sidek Stroo, Deputy Director General (Services ), MPOB; Robin J. Weitkamp, Vice President, Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. and Dr. Frank Roland Schroeder, Director, Sustainability & Product Safety, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA Headquarters are among the top-notch speakers slated to deliver sessions on Developments in High Yielding Planting Materials and Other Advances in Thailand´s Oil Palm Industry ; Oil Palm Yields in India — Can We Compete with the Giants ? ; Replanting System and Trichoderma as an Effective form of Ganoderma Control and Proven Results ; Replanting Palm Oil for Smallholders – Issues & Challenges ; Commercialisation of a Biorefinery Platform from Palm Oil and Market Outlook for Sustainable Palm Oil-based Laundry Detergent & Household Cleaners.

The 2-day Bali conference promises an all-inclusive overview of the rapidly growing palm oil industry and has something for everyone in the supply chain from high-level management leaders of Palm oil companies including Agronomists & Research Heads , Millers, to Palm oil users including the oleochemical , surfactants and food industries.

Complete information on the 4th Palm Oil Summit can be obtained in the Conference Agenda. Further queries may be directed to Ms. Hafizahat at Tel +65 6346 9218 or hafizah(at)cmtsp(dot)com(dot)sg

For the original version on PRWeb visit: http://www.prweb.com/releases/prweb2012/5/prweb9545354.htm

Source: prweb

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