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RT12 Programme

Updated as at 17 November 2014



DAY 0: 17 NOVEMBER 2014 (MONDAY)
 
TIME EVENT VENUE
5:00pm - 8:00pm RT12 Registration & Exhibition Open Ballroom Foyer
6:00pm - 8:00pm RT12 Welcome Reception Sabah Room & Ballroom Foyer

DAY 1: 18 NOVEMBER 2014 (TUESDAY)
 
TIME EVENT VENUE
8:00am RT12 Registration & Exhibition Open Ballroom Foyer
9:00am PREPARATORY CLUSTER: BIODIVERSITY & COMPENSATION

MODERATOR

Olivier Tichit
Director - Marketing & Conservation, SIPEF

SPEAKERS
The HCV Assessor Licensing Scheme: A requirement under New Planting Procedures from 2015

Richard Smith
Associate Director for International Programmes, HCV RN, Proforest

Update on the Staged Implementation of RSPO Remediation and Compensation Procedures 

Anne Rosenbarger
Southeast Asia Commodities Manager for the Food, Forests and Water Program, World Resources Institute

RSPO Guidance for the Management and Rehabilitation of Riparian Reserves
Dr Holly Barclay
Research Fellow, Monash University

An Introduction to RSPO Approved Mechanisms for HCV Compensation: Options, Examples and Future Trends
Dr Gary Paoli
Co-Founder & Director of Business & Research Development, Daemeter Consulting
Sarawak Room
9:00am PREPARATORY CLUSTER: NEW FRONTIERS

MODERATOR

Edi Suhardi
Director of Sustainability, PT Agro Harapan Lestari

SPEAKERS
Unlocking the Sustainable Palm Oil Market in India
Norma Tregurtha
Senior Policy Manager, ISEAL
 
Implementing Sustainable Palm Oil Development in Brazil
Marcello Brito
Commercial & Sustainability Director, Agropalma Group
 
Traceability as the First Step Towards Sustainability
Joshua Lim
Project Manager, Wilmar International Ltd

Making FPIC Work in West Africa
Matt Karinen
Director, Golden Veroleum (Liberia) Inc
Selangor Room
9:00am PREPARATORY CLUSTER: FFB LEGALITY - SAVING THE FOREST WHILE IMPROVING SMALLHOLDERS

MODERATOR
Johan Verburg
Private Sector Engagement & Programme Development, Oxfam

SPEAKERS

RSPO Legal FFB Taskforce
Salahudin Yaacob
Technical Director, RSPO
 
Steps in Addressing Traceable FFB by Wilmar Group
Simon Siburat
General Manager - Group Sustainability, Wilmar International Ltd
 
Market Demand for Legal and Traceable Oil Palm Product
Perpetua George
Sustainable Sourcing Manager, Unilever

The FFB Traceability System and Legality Aspects: Case Study in Indonesia
Margaretha Nurrunisa
Smallholder Engagement Officer, WWF Indonesia

Rizkiasari Yudawinata 
Market Transformation Officer for Private Sector Policy, WWF Indonesia
Sabah Room
10:30am Coffee Break Ballroom Foyer
11:00am PREPARATORY CLUSTER: GREENHOUSE GASES

MODERATOR
Faizal Parish
Director, Global Environment Centre

SPEAKERS
Impact of Land Use Change on Carbon Stocks and GHG Emissions in New Oil Palm Plantings – Case Studies from Musim Mas Group
Dr Gan Lian Tiong
Head of Sustainability, PT Musim Mas

Minimising Land Use Change Emissions in New Plantations - the Case of PT KML
Lim Sian Choo
Group Head of Corporate Secretarial Services & CSR, Bumitama Agri Ltd

Use of Satellite and UAV (Drone) Data for High Carbon Stock Assessment
Niels Wielaard  
Executive Director, SarVision

RSPO Carbon Assessment Tool - An Overview
Melissa Chin 
GHG Manager, RSPO
Selangor Room
11:00am PREPARATORY CLUSTER: HUMAN RIGHTS AND SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL - CHALLENGES AND APPROACHES

MODERATOR
Paul Wolvekamp
Deputy Director, Both ENDS

SPEAKERS
Revising the RSPO Guide on Free, Prior and Informed Consent: Conclusions and Questions
Dr Marcus Colchester
Senior Policy Advisor, Forest Peoples Programme

Improving Social Auditing Within the RSPO: Gaps and Best Practices
Daryll Delgado
Research Program Manager, Verité South East Asia

Social Standards, Labour Rights and the RSPO
Melizel Asuncion
Stakeholder Engagement Program Manager, Verité South East Asia


Human Rights Policies: Perspective from the Financial Sector
Thomas Ursem
Sustainable Supply Chains, Rabobank
Sarawak Room
11:00am PREPARATORY CLUSTER: SMALLHOLDERS

MODERATOR
Dr Petra Meekers
Group Sustainability Manager, New Britain Palm Oil (NBPOL)

SPEAKERS
What is the Return on Investment for Smallholders to Go for Certification
Marieke Leegwater
Senior Programme Manager, Solidaridad

Experience in Including Independent Smallholders in a Sustainable Supply Base
Chandramohan Nair
Director of Corporate Affairs, Cargill

Experience in Including Independent Smallholders in a Sustainable Supply Base
Phannee Sinsuphan
Sustainability Project Manager, Patum Vegetable Oil Co., Ltd. 

Learning from Others: BCI Smallholders
Damien Sanfilippo
Director of Standards & Assurance, Better Cotton Initiative
Sabah Room
12:30pm Lunch  
2:00pm PREPARATORY CLUSTER: REACHING THE MARKET
(SUPPLY CHAIN & UPTAKE)


MODERATOR
Cynthia Ong
Executive Director, LEAP

SPEAKERS
Personal Care Industry Progress in Supporting Sustainable Palm
Chris Sayner
Vice President - Global Accounts, Croda International PLC

Biofuels: For Certification and Beyond
Adrian Suharto
Sustainability Manager, Nesté Oil Corporation

Sustainability - Understanding the Supply Chain and Demand
Sandeep Singh
Vice President - Global Trading & Marketing, Sime Darby Bhd
Selangor Room
2:00pm PREPARATORY CLUSTER: COMPLAINTS SYSTEM REVAMP

MODERATOR
YBhg Dato' Henry Barlow
Director, Southdene Sdn Bhd
 
SPEAKERS
A Review of RSPO's Complaints System: Status Quo and Recommendations
Holly Jonas
Natural Justice

Dr Lanash Thanda
Policy Analyst, BC Initiative (BCI)
 
Lessons Learned from the RSPO NPP: Relevance to the Complaints System
Eric Wakker
Senior Adviser, Aidenvironment Asia

RSPO Complaints System: Experiences of an African Grower
Alwi Hafiz 
Sustainability Advisor, Golden Veroleum Limited
Sabah Room
2:00pm PREPARATORY CLUSTER: ACOP

MODERATOR
Adam Harrison
Senior Policy Officer - Food & Agriculture, WWF

SPEAKERS
ACOP: An Overview
Ravin Trapshah
Member Relations Manager, RSPO

ACOP: Technical Aspects
RM Nazri
Web Executive, RSPO
Sarawak Room
3:30pm Coffee Break Ballroom Foyer
4:00pm WORLD CAFÉ: HCV COMPENSATION Sabah Room
4:00pm WORLD CAFÉ: HUMAN RIGHTS Sarawak Room
4:00pm PREPARATORY CLUSTER: WINNING CONSUMER SUPPORT FOR SUSTAINABLE PALM

MODERATOR
Katherine Teh-White
Managing Director, Futureye

SPEAKER
Danielle Morley
European Outreach & Engagement Director, RSPO
Selangor Room
5:30pm RT12 Day 1 Ends  


DAY 2: 19 NOVEMBER 2014 (WEDNESDAY)
 
TIME EVENT VENUE
8:00am RT12 Registration & Exhibition Open Ballroom Foyer
9:00am RT12 Opening Ceremony

OPENING ADDRESS

Biswaranjan Sen
Chairperson, RSPO

OFFICIAL ADDRESS

Douglas Cress
Official Representative of Mr Achim Steiner, Executive Director of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) & Programme Coordinator for Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP)
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Sabah Room
10:00am KEYNOTE ADDRESS

SETTING THE BOTTOM LINE IN THE ANTHROPOCENE

Dr David Suzuki
Co-Founder, David Suzuki Foundation
Sabah Room
10:30am Coffee Break Ballroom Foyer
11:00am PANEL DISCUSSION 1:
SUPPORTING RSPO ON IDENTIFYING HIGH CARBON STOCK AND REDUCING DEFORESTATION


MODERATOR
Dr David Suzuki
Co-Founder, David Suzuki Foundation

PANELLISTS
Grant Rosoman
Global Forests Solutions Coordinator,
Greenpeace International


Dr John Raison
Chief Research Scientist, Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Faizal Parish
Director, Global Environment Centre
Sabah Room
12:30pm Lunch  
2:00pm PLENARY 1: IMPACTS OF RSPO CERTIFICATION

MODERATOR
Han De Groot
Executive Director, UTZ Certified

SPEAKERS
Impact of RSPO Certification to Economy, Environment and Social of Oil Palm Plantation with Tanjung Sehati Smallholder Jambi, Sumatera Indonesia
Dr Ir Rosyani
Head of Environmental Research Centre, Universitas Jambi

Uptake of Certification and Commitments in Indonesia: Who and Why?
Sophia Gnych
Consultant, Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

Valuing the Economic & Natural Capital Benefits of Sustainable Palm Oil Practices
Dr Richard Mattison
Chief Executive, Trucost PLC

Is RSPO Having an Impact? - Why We Need the SEnSOR Programme
YBhg Datuk Dr Glen Reynolds
Director, Royal Society SEARRP

Dr Jennifer Lucey
Assistant Director - Science & Knowledge Exchange,
SEARRP/University of York

Monitoring, Reporting and Verifying the Implementation and Impact of Company Sustainability Commitments
Michal Zrust
Biodiversity & Palm Oil Technical Advisor, 
Zoological Society of London
Sabah Room
3:30pm Coffee Break Ballroom Foyer
4:00pm PLENARY 2: MOVING MARKETS - PUSH OR PULL?

MODERATOR
Robert Hii
Founder, Palm Oil Consumers Action

SPEAKERS
New Labelling of Vegetable Oils/Fats in EU: Impact on the Palm Oil Industry
Dr Fabrice Turon
Head of Research, Fat & Associés


How Zoos and Aquariums are Engaging Consumers to Push Companies Towards 100% CSPO
Tracey Gazibara
Vice President, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo


Moving Markets: Push or Pull - the Oleochemical Perspective
Dr Surina Ismail
Global Director, IP & Knowledge Management, Emery Oleochemicals

Daniel May
Secretary General, German Forum on Sustainable Palm Oil

Harnessing Key Drivers: Fear Factor or Feel Good Factor?
Edi Suhardi
Director of Sustainability, PT Agro Harapan Lestari
Sabah Room
5:30pm RT12 Day 2 Ends  


DAY 3: 20 NOVEMBER 2014 (THURSDAY)
 
TIME EVENT VENUE
8:00am RT12 Registration & Exhibition Open Ballroom Foyer
9:00am PLENARY 3: TRACEABILITY

MODERATOR
Daniel Hazman
Asia Regional Director, IDH (Sustainable Trade Initiative)

SPEAKERS
Ben Vreeburg
Sustainability Director, IOI Loders Croklaan

Cherie Tan
Sustainable Sourcing Director, Unilever

Elizabeth Baer
Global Commodities Manager for Global Forest Watch,
World Resources Institute


Marcello Brito
Commercial & Sustainability Director, Agropalma Group

Robert Madge
Founder & International Director, FoodReg
Sabah Room
10:30am Coffee Break Ballroom Foyer
11:00am PANEL DISCUSSION 2:
SUSTAINABILITY - WHAT'S NEXT?


MODERATOR
Khoo Hsu Chuang
Co-Host, Business FM

PANELLISTS
YBhg Datuk Darrel Webber
Secretary General, RSPO

Kim Carstensen
Director General, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)

Han De Groot
Executive Director, UTZ Certified

Andre de Freitas
Executive Director, Sustainable Agriculture Network

Douglas Cress
Programme Coordinator for Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Sabah Room
12:00noon CLOSING ADDRESS

YBhg Datuk Darrel Webber
Secretary General, RSPO
Sabah Room
12:30pm Lunch  
2:00pm Collection of Ballot Papers for GA11 Ballroom Foyer
3:00pm 11th Annual General Assembly of RSPO Members Sabah Room
5:30pm GA11 Ends  




 
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