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POC2024

4 - 6 March 2024 | Shangri-La, Kuala Lumpur

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HRD Corp Claimable Programme
SIDC CPE-approved: 10 CPE Points

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POC2024

4 - 6 March 2024 | Shangri-La, Kuala Lumpur

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Bursa Malaysia Derivatives is proud to present the 35th Palm & Lauric Oils Price Outlook Conference & Exhibition (POC2024).

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.
POC2024 is a HRD Corp Claimable Programme
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
SIDC CPE-approved: 10 CPE Points
*These events have a separate charge from the conference rate and are subject to capacity limits.

Day 1
Day 2
Day 3

Day 1 | 4 Mar 2024 | Monday

GMT +8

6.15 AM - 2.30 PM

POC2024 GOLF CHALLENGE*

Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club

6.15 AM

Bus Departs from Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur

6.45 AM

Registration & Breakfast

7.45 AM

Shotgun Tee-Off

1.00 PM

Lunch & Prize Presentation

2.30 PM

Bus Departs for Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur

6.45 AM - 3.30 PM

POC2024 PLANTATION TOUR*

Palm Oil Experience Centre (POEC) at Carey Island, Sime Darby Plantation Berhad

Tentative Programme

6.45 AM

POC2024 Plantation Tour Registration Opens
Lower Lobby, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur

7.15 AM

Buses depart for POEC

9.00 AM

Arrival at Centre of Sustainability

  • Meet & Greet
  • Welcoming Refreshment/Breakfast

9.30 AM

Tour Palm Oil Experience Centre

  • Introduction to Oil Palm
  • SDP History, Footprint & Sustainability Effort
  • Upstream & Downstream Processes
  • Sustainability Gallery

10.30 AM

Arrival at Field Demo Site Palm Oil Experience Centre

  • Briefing on Oil Palm Estate Sustainable Agriculture Practices
  • Oil Palm Fruit Harvesting Demo
  • Briefing on Palm Oil Mill Processes

12.00 PM

Arrival at Plantation Museum

1.00 PM

Lunch

2.30 PM

Buses depart for Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur

9.00 AM - 12.30 PM

BURSA MALAYSIA DERIVATIVES WORKSHOP*

Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Gain Exposure to the Chinese Soybean Oil Market through Bursa Malaysia Derivatives

8.30 AM

Registration Opens

9.00 AM

Understanding the Bursa Malaysia DCE Soybean Oil Futures ("FSOY") Contract
*DCE: Dalian Commodity Exchange

Mr Ryan Long Hian Yee
Head of Product Development, Bursa Malaysia Derivatives

9.30 AM

Global Trade of the Soybean Oil and its Pricing Mechanism
Mr Paul Bloemendal, Paper Trader Platform Pte Ltd

10.30 AM

Coffee Break

11.00 AM

Arbitrage Opportunities with Soybean Oil Futures
Mr Paul Bloemendal, Paper Trader Platform Pte Ltd

12.00 PM

Discussion and Q&A

12.30 PM

Workshop Ends

2.00 PM - 5.00 PM

BIOCARBON ROUNDTABLE 1.0*

Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur


Biocarbon Opportunities in the Palm Oil Sector
Organised by Bursa Carbon Exchange (BCX)
 

Discover opportunities to generate income from the voluntary carbon markets in the palm oil sector.
 

2.00 PM

Welcome Remarks by Head of Carbon Market
Introduction to BCX & Objectives of the Biocarbon Workshop

2.15 PM

Biogas
Opportunities for Carbon Projects in the Palm Oil Sector
Ms Komathi Mariyappan, Founder, ClimatEra Consulting Sdn Bhd

Case Study Sharing & Discussion
Knowledge & Experience Sharing Session
Ir Kwok Yew Hoe, Chief Business Dev. Officer, Cenergi SEA Berhad

Q&A

3.00 PM

Networking Tea Break

3.30 PM

Biochar
Understanding Biochar Methodology with case studies from APAC
Tan Win Sim, Regional Representative, Verra (15 mins)

Case Study Sharing & Discussion
Knowledge & Experience Sharing Session
Yusof Faizal, CEO of Tigasfera Sdn Bhd
Jason Cheng, Research Advisor of JTS Optimax Sdn Bhd
Russ Cullinane, Global Lead, Technology Strategies, Agriculture, South Pole

Q&A

4.45 PM

Wrap-Up
Key Takeaway & Actionable Items

5.00 PM

End

5.00 PM - 8.00 PM

POC2024 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 | 5 Mar 2024 | Tuesday

GMT +8

8.00 AM

REGISTRATION & EXHIBITION RE-OPEN

Lower Lobby & Level B2, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur
9.45 AM

POC2024 OFFICIAL OPENING

Welcome Address
Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar

Chairman, Bursa Malaysia Berhad

 

Special Exchange Partner's Address
Dr Ran Hua

Chairman, Dalian Commodity Exchange

 

Strategic Partner’s Address
Mr Russell Beattie

Managing Director & Head of Asia Pacific, CME Group

 

Minister’s Address
YB Datuk Seri Johari Bin Abdul Ghani

Minister of Plantation and Commodities

 

11.00 AM

SPECIAL PAPER
MALAYSIAN PALM OIL INDUSTRY - NAVIGATING CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

Datuk Mohamad Helmy Othman Basha

Chairman, Malaysian Palm Oil Board
Group Managing Director, Sime Darby Plantation Berhad

11.30 AM

PANEL SESSION 1
CEO ROUNDTABLE: FORGING A MORE RESILIENT AND SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC FUTURE FOR THE PALM OIL INDUSTRY

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

Chairman of IRGA Sdn Bhd & Advisor to RSPO


Panel Members

  1. Dato’ Carl Bek-Nielsen
    Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Director, United Plantations Berhad
    Chairman, Malaysian Palm Oil Council
  2. Dr Shariman Alwani Mohamed Nordin
    Chief Operating Officer, Sime Darby Oils
  3. Mr Harish Harlani
    Vice-President & Global Leader, P&G Chemicals
  4. Mr Rahul Kale
    Group Head of Oleochemicals & Biofuels, Wilmar International Limited
  5. Ms Nurul Hasanah Ahamed Hassain Malim
    Group Chief Sustainability Officer, FGV Holdings Berhad
  6. Mr Sunny Verghese
    Co-founder & Group CEO, Olam International Limited

 

12.45 PM

LUNCH

 

2.00 PM

PLENARY SESSION 1
LAURICS, BIODIESEL & OLEOCHEMICALS SESSION

Session Chair
Mr U. R. Unnithan

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, DIBIZ Pte Ltd

2.05 PM

PAPER 1
THE LAURIC OIL PRICE ROLLERCOASTER: WHAT NEXT FOR PKO AND CNO PRICES?

Dr Julian Conway McGill

Managing Director, Glenauk Economics

2.35 PM

PAPER 2
BEYOND BIODIESEL: THE CASE FOR PALM OIL AND PALM DERIVATIVES AS A SAF FEEDSTOCK

Mr Lum Ji Yang

Senior Principal Research Analyst, S&P Global Commodity Insights

3.05 PM

PAPER 3
OVERVIEW OF THE GLOBAL OLEOCHEMICALS LANDSCAPE

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

POC2024 GALA DINNER REGISTRATION OPENS

Grand Ballroom Foyer, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur
8.00 PM - 10.00 PM

POC2024 GALA DINNER*

Grand Ballroom, Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Day 3 | 6 Mar 2024 | 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

Director, Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Berhad

10.00 AM

PANEL SESSION 2
GLOBAL ECONOMICS 2024 – 2025 AND THE IMPACT ON COMMODITIES

Session Chair
Mr Joseph Tek

Chief Executive, Malaysian Palm Oil Association


Panel Members

  1. Ms Ivy Ng Lee Fang, CFA
    Head of Research & Head of Agribusiness, CIMB Investment Bank
  2. Dr Sathia Varqa
    Senior Analyst, Fastmarkets Palm Oil Analytics
  3. Mr Lee Heng Guie
    Executive Director, SERC Sdn Bhd

 

11.00 AM

PLENARY SESSION 2
PALM & MAJOR OILS SESSION

Session Chair
Datuk Nageeb Wahab

Deputy Secretary General, Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries

11.00 AM

PAPER 1
WORLD SUPPLY, DEMAND & PRICE OUTLOOK OF PALM OIL AND OTHER VEGETABLE OILS

Mr Thomas Mielke

Executive Director, ISTA Mielke GmbH - Oil World

11.45 AM

PAPER 2
GLOBAL VEGETABLE OIL MARKET: PAKISTAN PERSPECTIVE

Mr Rasheed JanMohammed

Chief Executive, Westbury Group

12.15 PM

LUNCH

 

1.30 PM

PAPER 3
FACTORS DETERMINING PERFORMANCE OF INDONESIAN PALM OIL INDUSTRY IN 2024

Dr Mohamad Fadhil Hasan

Head of Foreign Affairs Division, Indonesian Palm Oil Association (GAPKI)

2.00 PM

PAPER 4
GLOBAL OILSEED OUTLOOK 2024: GEOPOLITICS DOMINATE

Ms Emily French

Founder & CEO, Global Protein AG

2.30 PM

PAPER 5
PALM OIL PRICE OUTLOOK 2024 : THE CHINESE MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Mr Ryan Chen

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

3.00 PM

PAPER 6
INTEREST RATE CYCLE, HEAVY SOFT OIL SUPPLY AND PRICE OUTLOOK FOR PALM 2024

Mr Nagaraj Meda

Founder, Chairman & Managing Director, TransGraph Consulting Pvt Ltd

3.30 PM

PAPER 7
PRICE OUTLOOK FOR PALM & LAURIC OILS 2024

Mr Dorab Mistry, OBE

Director, Godrej International Limited

4.00 PM

Q&A SESSION

4.30 PM

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENTS

5.00 PM

POC2024 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 POC2024.  

OFFICIAL OPENING & HIGHLIGHTS TAN SRI ABDUL WAHID OMAR
OFFICIAL OPENING & HIGHLIGHTS DR RAN HUA
OFFICIAL OPENING & HIGHLIGHTS MR RUSSELL BEATTIE
OFFICIAL OPENING & HIGHLIGHTS MR MOHD SALEEM KADER BAKAS
SPECIAL PAPER DATUK MOHAMAD HELMY OTHMAN BASHA
PANEL SESSION 1 MR M. R. CHANDRAN, KMN, FISP
PANEL SESSION 1 DATO' CARL BEK-NIELSEN
PANEL SESSION 1 DR SHARIMAN ALWANI MOHAMED NORDIN
PANEL SESSION 1 MR HARISH HARLANI
PANEL SESSION 1 MS NURUL HASANAH AHAMED HASSAIN MALIM
PANEL SESSION 2 MR JOSEPH TEK
PANEL SESSION 2 MS IVY NG LEE FANG, CFA
PANEL SESSION 2 DR SATHIA VARQA
PANEL SESSION 2 MR LEE HENG GUIE
PLENARY SESSION 1 MR U. R. UNNITHAN
PLENARY SESSION 1 DR JULIAN CONWAY MCGILL
PLENARY SESSION 1 MR LUM JI YANG
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 DR MOHAMAD FADHIL HASAN
PLENARY SESSION 2 MS EMILY FRENCH
PLENARY SESSION 2 MR RYAN CHEN
PLENARY SESSION 2 MR NAGARAJ MEDA
PLENARY SESSION 2 MR DORAB MISTRY, OBE
BMD WORKSHOP MR RYAN LONG HIAN YEE
BMD WORKSHOP MR PAUL BLOEMENDAL

Our Partners

POC2024 is proudly supported by leading organisations in the global edible oils industry.

LEAD PARTNERS

SPECIAL PARTNER EXCHANGE

STRATEGIC PARTNER

TITANIUM SPONSORS

 

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GOLD SPONSORS

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