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POC2023

6 - 8 March 2023 | Shangri-La, Kuala Lumpur

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POC2023

6 - 8 March 2023 | Shangri-La, Kuala Lumpur

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Bursa Malaysia Derivatives is proud to present the 34th Palm & Lauric Oils Price Outlook Conference & Exhibition (POC2023).

For over 30 years, this world-renowned event is the most anticipated annual congregation of key decision makers and thought leaders in the global edible oils industry. The event provides valuable networking opportunities among its participants and a forum to deliberate on topics surrounding the supply and demand of major edible oils, the industry’s most pressing issues, market trends and trade possibilities.

Disclaimer: The Organiser reserves the right to change the conference date and details should circumstances require. More information will be progressively updated.

Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bursa Malaysia Berhad which provides, operates and maintains a futures and options exchange. It offers the most liquid and successful crude palm oil futures (FCPO) contract in the world, consolidating Malaysia's position as the global centre for palm oil price discovery.

The Exchange operates under the supervision of the Securities Commission and is governed by the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007. It also falls under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Finance of Malaysia, offering investors the security of trading on a regulated Exchange with infrastructure and regulations comparable to that of established markets worldwide.

Since 2009, our strategic partnership with Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has facilitated global distribution and accessibility for Bursa Malaysia's derivatives products through the CME Globex electronic trading platform. The partnership with CME has contributed towards the growth of the Malaysian capital market by elevating the presence of its derivatives offerings worldwide. We were named “Exchange of the Year – Commodities” and “Exchange of the Year – Sustainability” at the Futures & Options World (FOW) The Asia Capital Markets Awards 2022.

Programme Schedule
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Day 1
Day 2
Day 3

Day 1 | 6 Mar 2023 | Monday

GMT +8

6:45 AM - 2:30 PM

POC2023 GOLF CHALLENGE

Templer Park Country Club
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM

POC2023 PALM OIL FAMILIARISATION TOUR

Venue to be confirmed
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

BURSA MALAYSIA DERIVATIVES WORKSHOP

Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur

9.00 AM

How to Use Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Products for Trading and Risk Management
Mr Ryan Long
Head of Commodity Derivatives, Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad

9.30 AM

How to Set Up and Run a Successful Trading Desk - Insights from an Experienced Trader/Market Analyst
Mr Raphael Yuen
Senior Trader, Sime Darby Oils Trading Pte Ltd

10.30 AM

Coffee Break

11.00 AM

Climate Events and Their Impacts on Vegetable Oils
Mr Kelvin Chow
Senior Research Analyst, Gro Intelligence

11.40 AM

Discussion

12.30 PM

Workshop Ends & Lunch

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

POC2023 CONFERENCE REGISTRATION & EXHIBITION OPEN

Lower Lobby & Level B2, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

WELCOME RECEPTION

Grand Ballroom, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Day 2 | 7 Mar 2023 | Tuesday

GMT +8

8:00 AM

REGISTRATION & EXHIBITION RE-OPEN

Lower Lobby & Level B2, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur
10:00 AM

POC2023 OFFICIAL OPENING

11:10 AM

SPECIAL PAPER 1
SUSTAINABILITY & PALM OIL

Dato’ Carl Bek-Nielsen

Vice-Chairman & Chief Executive Director, United Plantations Berhad

11:45 AM

PANEL SESSION 1
FUTURE PROOFING MALAYSIAN PALM OIL 

Session Chair
Mr M. R. Chandran, KMN, FISP 

Chairman of IRGA Sdn Bhd & Adviser to RSPO

 

Panelists

  1. Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Lee Oi Hian
    Chief Executive Officer, Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad
  2. Dato' Lee Yeow Chor
    Group Managing Director & Chief Executive, IOI Corporation Berhad
  3. Mr Mohamad Helmy Othman Basha
    Group Managing Director, Sime Darby Plantation Berhad
  4. Mr Jeremy Goon
    Chief Sustainability Officer, Wilmar International Limited & Chief Executive Officer, FFM Berhad
  5. Dato' Mohd Nazrul Izam Mansor
    Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO), FGV Holdings Berhad (FGV)

 

12:45 PM

LUNCH

 

2:00 PM

PLENARY SESSION 1
LAURICS, BIODIESEL & OLEOCHEMICALS SESSION

Session Chair
Mr Joseph Tek

Chief Executive, Malaysian Palm Oil Association

2:05 PM

PAPER 1
LAURIC OILS MARKET - REVIEW AND OUTLOOK WITH SPECIAL FOCUS ON THE CHALLENGES AHEAD

Mr Luc Pfisterer

Director Oils & Fats, Barry Callebaut

2:35 PM

PAPER 2
PALM BIODIESEL MARKET OUTLOOK

Mr U.R. Unnithan

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, DIBIZ

3:05 PM

PAPER 3
OLEOCHEMICALS MARKET OUTLOOK

Mr Nikhil Vallabhan

Director - Chemicals, Materials & Food Practice, Frost & Sullivan

3:35 PM

Q&A SESSION

4:00 PM

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENTS

5:00 PM

CONFERENCE DAY 1 ENDS

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

POC2023 GALA DINNER REGISTRATION OPENS

Grand Ballroom Foyer, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

POC2023 GALA DINNER

Grand Ballroom, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Day 3 | 8 Mar 2023 | Wednesday

GMT +8

8:00 AM

REGISTRATION & EXHIBITION RE-OPEN

Lower Lobby & Level B2, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur
9:30 AM

BURSA MALAYSIA DERIVATIVES HIGHLIGHTS

Mr Mohd Saleem Kader Bakas

Acting Director, Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad

10:00 AM

SPECIAL PAPER 2
EU REGULATION ON DEFORESTATION-FREE SUPPLY CHAINS: HOW CAN THE PALM OIL INDUSTRY COMPLY

Mr U. R. Unnithan 

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, DIBIZ 

10:15 AM

PANEL SESSION 2
PALM OIL SUSTAINABILITY: THE WAY FORWARD

Session Chair
Datuk Darrel Webber

Climate Advisor to the State Government of Sabah & Chairman of PT DSNG Sustainability Board


Panelists

  1. Ms Khor Yu Leng
    Senior Economist, Segi Enam Advisors
  2. Mr Joseph D'Cruz
    Chief Executive Officer, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil
  3. Ms Perpetua George
    General Manager for Group Sustainability, Wilmar International Limited

 

11:15 AM

PLENARY SESSION 2
PALM & MAJOR OILS SESSION

Session Chair
Datuk Nageeb Wahab

Deputy Secretary General, Council of Palm oil Producing Countries

11:15 AM

PAPER 1
THE GLOBAL SUPPLY, DEMAND & PRICE OUTLOOK OF PALM OIL AND IMPACTS FROM SOYA OIL, SUNFLOWER OIL & RAPESEED OIL

Mr Thomas Mielke

Executive Director, ISTA Mielke GmbH - Oil World

12:00 PM

PAPER 2
UNCERTAINTY IN EDIBLE OIL PRICES, HUGE CHALLENGES FOR CONSUMER COUNTRIES LIKE PAKISTAN

Mr Rasheed JanMohammed

Chief Executive, Westbury Group

12:30 PM

PAPER 3
TRANSITION FROM SUPPLY CHAIN CONCERNS TO DEMAND UNKNOWNS - GLOBAL SOY COMPLEX OUTLOOK 2023

Ms Emily French

Founder & CEO, Global AG Protein

1:00 PM

LUNCH

 

2:15 PM

PAPER 4
HOW SUPPLY-DEMAND AND PRICES OF PALM AND OTHER OILS HAVE RESPONDED TO PUTIN’S WAR

Dr James Fry

Chairman, LMC International Limited

2:45 PM

PAPER 5
PALM OIL PRICE OUTLOOK 2023: THE CHINESE MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Mr Ryan Chen

China CNF Business Director – Oils & Oilseeds
CASC Greater China Grains, Oilseeds and Oils
Cargill Investments (China) Ltd

3:15 PM

PAPER 6
INDONESIAN PALM OIL INDUSTRY 2023 AMID WORLD ECONOMIC RECESSION

Dr Mohamad Fadhil Hasan, PhD

Director of Corporate Affairs, PT Inti Indosawit Subur (Asian Agri Group)

3:45 PM

PAPER 7
PRICE OUTLOOK FOR PALM & LAURIC OILS 2023

Mr Dorab Mistry, OBE

Director, Godrej International Trading & Investments Pte Ltd

4:15 PM

Q&A SESSION

4:45 PM

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENTS

5:30 PM

POC2023 ENDS


World-class
Speakers

Learn more from top industry leaders who will share exclusive insights and outlook of the palm and edible oils industry at POC2023.  

OFFICIAL OPENING & HIGHLIGHTS TAN SRI ABDUL WAHID OMAR
OFFICIAL OPENING & HIGHLIGHTS MR MOHD SALEEM KADER BAKAS
OFFICIAL OPENING & HIGHLIGHTS MR WANG WEIJUN
SPECIAL PAPER DATO' CARL BEK-NIELSEN
SPECIAL PAPER MR U. R. UNNITHAN
PANEL SESSION 1 MR M. R. CHANDRAN, KMN, FISP
PANEL SESSION 1 TAN SRI DATO’ SERI LEE OI HIAN
PANEL SESSION 1 DATO' LEE YEOW CHOR
PANEL SESSION 1 MR MOHAMAD HELMY OTHMAN BASHA
PANEL SESSION 1 MR JEREMY GOON
PANEL SESSION 1 DATO' MOHD NAZRUL IZAM MANSOR
PANEL SESSION 2 DATUK DARREL WEBBER
PANEL SESSION 2 MS KHOR YU LENG
PANEL SESSION 2 MR JOSEPH D'CRUZ
PANEL SESSION 2 MS PERPETUA GEORGE
PLENARY SESSION 1 MR JOSEPH TEK
PLENARY SESSION 1 MR LUC PFISTERER
PLENARY SESSION 1 MR U. R. UNNITHAN
PLENARY SESSION 1 MR NIKHIL VALLABHAN
PLENARY SESSION 2 DATUK NAGEEB WAHAB
PLENARY SESSION 2 MR THOMAS MIELKE
PLENARY SESSION 2 MR RASHEED JANMOHAMMED
PLENARY SESSION 2 MS EMILY FRENCH
PLENARY SESSION 2 DR JAMES FRY
PLENARY SESSION 2 MR RYAN CHEN
PLENARY SESSION 2 DR MOHAMAD FADHIL HASAN
PLENARY SESSION 2 MR DORAB MISTRY, OBE
BMD WORKSHOP MR RYAN LONG
BMD WORKSHOP MR RAPHAEL YUEN
BMD WORKSHOP MR KELVIN CHOW

Our Partners

POC2023 is proudly supported by leading organisations in the global edible oils industry.

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