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Day one | 28 March 2018 | Wednesday

Pre-registration, high tea, cocktails and exhibition

Join us for half day of a networking high tea and cocktails, while viewing the latest innovations in the ethanol sector and meeting potential clientele, as well as reinforcing existing business contacts.
Day two | 29 March 2018 | Thursday
Registration and refreshments
Chairman welcome back remarks

Session one: Global biodiesel landscape

 Global biodiesel: Industry trends, crop choices and key markets
 Movements from palm to waste-based feedstock
  • Biodiesel feedstock preferences
  • Investments
  • Technological availability
  • Value of palm with the rise in used cooking oil (UCO)
 Questions and answers
 Networking refreshments

Session two: China's UCO market conditions

 From restaurants to exports - understanding China’s UCO value chain
 UCO market legislative atmosphere in China
  • Changing legislation in UCO export markets
  • Reviewing the quality of UCO that is being exported

China as a UCO consumer for the domestic market

  • Will it promote emissions control?
  • Case study of a company producing UCO methyl ester using UCO
 Questions and answers
 Networking lunch

 Session three: Trade, price and key demand markets


UCO trade: Key export regions,product and arbitrage pricing explained

  • Quality specs required by the European biodiesel producers
Trade risks involved with importing UCO from China: Market transparency and product verification techniques
Questions and answers
Networking refreshments
Biodiesel obtained from UCO: Exploring quality and price

Waste-based biodiesel and feedstock market: The challenges ahead

  •  Regulatory environment
  •  Co-operation between China and the EU
  •  Developing hydrotreated vegetable oil market
Panel discussion: UCO market forecast in the near future
  •  Will UCO be the global dominant feedstock in the longer run?
Questions and answers
Chairman’s closing remarks and end of conference

For more information on the agenda or if you are interested to speak, contact Kokila Sundram.


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