12 - 15 NOVEMBER 2018

RT16 Presentation

A digital copy of Oils & Fats International’s (OFI) September/October issue is available for download.



Tuesday, 13 November 2018
Preparatory Cluster 1
Sustainability Leadership: Policy, Practice and Partnerships

Professor Erik Meijaard 
Director, Borneo Futures Sdn Bhd & Chair, IUCN Oil Palm Task Force

Community Partnerships for Sustainable  Landscape Conservation
Lim Sian Choo
Group Head of Corporate Secretarial Services & CSR,
Bumitama Agri Ltd

Guidelines for Social HCV Remediation & Compensation Procedures
Fenneke Brascamp
Program Manager Sustainable Landscapes, Aidenvironment Asia

Measure in Order to Manage: Addressing Deforestation Risks with Global Forest Watch Pro
Anne Rosenbarger
Southeast Asia Commodities Manager in the Food, Forests and Water Program, World Resources Institute

Palm Oil NGO Alliance
John Payne
Executive Director, PONGO Alliance
Preparatory Cluster 2
Strengthening the Resilience of Smallholder Farmers

Ashwin Selvaraj
Head of Smallholder Programme, RSPO

Rob Nicholls
General Manager of Programs & Projects PlantationPT Musim Mas

Supporting Smallholders Towards Sustainable Production of Palm Oil-Wild Asia's Approach - No presentation
Sheila Senathirajah
Program Director for the Palm Oil Initiative Program, WildAsia

An Incusive Model for Independent Smallholders in Africa - NedOil, Sierra Leone
Mohamed K Kamara
General Manager, Natural Habitats - NedOil 
Preparatory Cluster 3
Supply Chain Targets and Progress

Mark Wong
Head of Downstream Sustainability, Sime Darby Plantation Berhad

RSPO Regional Targets and Progress
Inke van der Sluijs
Head of European Operations, RSPO

Smallholder Support Through RSPO Credits
Jalal Sayuti
Group Manager, Gapoktan Tanjung Sehati

NGO Reflections on RSPO Progress and Drivers for Market Transformation
Dave McLaughlin
Sr Advisor - Strategy, Conservation International

Successful Market Transformation: An Example from Germany
Andreas Knoell
Secretary General, FONAP
Preparatory Cluster 4
Jurisdictional Approaches: Delivering Sustainable and Deforestation-free Palm Oil

Dr Gary Theseira
Special Functions Officer, Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Malaysia (MESTECC)

Jurisdictional Certification: A Pathway for Sustainable and Inclusive Palm Oil Production in Seruyan District, Central Kalimantan - No presentation
Head of Regency, Seruyan District, Central Kalimantan

Building Policy and Structural Resilience Through Multi-Stakeholder Governance Coalition
Frederick Kugan
Deputy Conservator of Forests, Sabah Forestry Department

Towards Robust and Well-Enforced Land Use Plans at Ecuador
Patricia Serrano
REDD+ Component Coordinator & Financing- PROAmazonía, United Nations Development Programme 
Preparatory Cluster 5
The Research Agenda: 5W's and 1H

Dr Gary Theseira
Special Functions Officer, Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Malaysia (MESTECC)

Understanding the Impacts of RSPO: Exploring the Options
Dr Kristin Komives 
Impacts Director, ISEAL Alliance

Assessing the Impact of RSPO Certification on Forest Cover and Orangutans; the Borneo Perspective 
Professor Erik Meijaard 
Director, Borneo Futures Sdn Bhd & Chair, IUCN Oil Palm Task Force

Impacts of RSPO Certification on Smallholders' Land Use Planning
Dr Jennifer Lucey
Programme Manager for SEnSOR Programme & Knowledge Exchange Fellow, University of Oxford    

A Research Agenda for Action - The 5Ws' & 1H
Oi Soo Chin
Impacts & Evaluation Director, RSPO
Preparatory Cluster 6
Assurance! Have We Done Enough?

Paul Wolvekamp
Advisor, BothEnds 

Pertinent Elements of the Revised RSPO Certification System Document 
Aminah Ang
Head of Certification, RSPO

Challenges and Opportunities in NPP Verification
Aryo Gustomo
Global RSPO Accreditation Manager, SGS Indonesia

Accreditation Updates
Sanjiv Singh
Social Competence Manager, Accreditation Services International GmbH
Preparatory Cluster 7
Responsible Consumption and Production in Emerging Markets

Kamal Prakash Seth
India Representative - Outreach & Engagement, RSPO

Girish Deshpande
Global Business Planning, Procter & Gamble

Mark Eastham
Senior Manager, Sustainability - Global Food Business, Walmart

Felicia Liu
Palm Oil Lead, People's Movement to Stop Haze (PM Haze)

Andrian Pramana
National Engagement Coordinator, Youth in Sustainability

Bhavna Prasad
Director, Sustainable Business, WWF India

Isaac Abban-Mensah
Sustainability Controller, AfricaWilmar International Ltd
Preparatory Cluster 8
Halting Deforestation & Peatland Protection and Conservation

Ginny Ng
Global Conservation Lead, Wilmar International Ltd

The Importance of Halting Deforestation and Protecting Peatland from A Market Perspective
Dr Belinda Howell
RepresentativeRetailers Palm Oil & Soy Groups

Addressing No Deforestation in the RSPO P&C- the High Carbon Stock Approach
Grant Rosoman
Co-Chair, HCS Appoach Steering Group

HCV-HCSA Assessments
Paulina Villalpando
Executive Director, HCV Network

Peat: Requirements for Growers in P&C 2018
Faizal Parish
Director, Global Environment Centre 

Assessing the Feasibility of Replanting on Peatlands Through the Drainability Assessment Procedure
Dato' Paduka Ir Keizrul Abdullah
DirectorWetlands International

Preparatory Cluster 9
Public Consultation: A Journey through DSF’s Mediation Procedures

Brenda Brainch
Independent Mediator
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
RT16 Opening Ceremony

Datuk Darrel Webber
Chief Executive Officer, RSPO

Professor Kai Chan
Professor at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, University of British Columbia
Plenary Session 1
Principle and Criteria 2018: What's New?

Elizabeth Clarke
Global Palm Oil Lead, WWF

Bilge Daldeniz
Programme Director, International Programmes, Proforest

Q & A Panelist
Tulio Dias
Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility Manager, Agropalma Group

Audrey Lee
Sustainability General ManagerOlam International Ltd

Perpetua George
General Manager for Group SustainabilityWilmar International Ltd

Faizal Parish
Director, Global Environment Centre (GEC)
Plenary Session 2
Simplification of Smallholder Certification - Myth or Reality?

Johan Verburg
Advisor Inclusive Value Chains, Oxfam Novib

Rukaiyah Rafik
Executive Board, Yayasan Setara Jambi

Ashwin Selvaraj
Head of Smallholder Programme, RSPO

Ingrid Richardson
Sustainable Sourcing Senior ManagerUnilever

David Burns 
Manager, Tropical Forests & Agriculture, National Wildlife Federation

Julia Majail
Standard Development Associate DirectorRSPO
Plenary Session 3
Sustainability: What Drives the Industry and Consumers?

Wathshlah Naidu
Senior Manager - Grievance, RSPO

Lukita Setiyarso
Partnership Officer (CSR) Child Rights and Business, UNICEF

Denise Westerhout
Lead for Sustainable Markets Programme, WWF Malaysia

Danny Chua
Manager (Operations Controller Department) & Group Sustainability Team Lead, Mewah Oils & Fats Pte Ltd

Tulio Dias
Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility Manager, Agropalma Group

Thursday, 15 November 2018
Plenary Session 4
Building Support for Jurisdictional Approaches

Professor Kai Chan
Professor at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, University of British Columbia

What Role(s) Banks or Investors Can Play to Exert Pressure Where Market Levers are Limited?
Dr Keith Lee
Sustainable Finance Engagement Manager, WWF Malaysia

How Will Innovative Sustainable Sourcing Look Like for Evolving Jurisdictional Approach by 2025?
Dr Petra Meekers
Director Sustainable Sourcing, Unilever

How Should the Value of a Jurisdictional Approach be Judged in Near-Term, Given that it is a Long-Term Initiative Yield Long-Term Results?
Peter van der Werf
Senior Engagement Specialist, Active Ownership, Robeco 
Plenary Session 5
Upscaling the Complaints System

Bakhtiar Talhah
Chief Operating Officer, RSPO
   Ministerial Closing Address
   YB Datuk Seri Panglima Wilfred Madius Tangau
   Deputy Chief Minister of Sabah

   Closing Address
   Dato' Carl Bek-Nielsen
   Co-Chairman, RSPO
   Chief Executive Director, United Plantations Berhad