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 Day one | 27 March 2018 | Tuesday
08:30-09:00 Registration and refreshments
Chairman welcome remarks

Session one: Extension of China’s emissions control plan to the alternative fuels industry

09:10-09:40 China’s government policies and future projections
  •  Nationwide E10 bioethanol policy by 2020
  •  Implications of ethanol self- sufficiency to China and global biofuel economics
09:40-10:10 Chinese transportation appetite and its need for ethanol: Is domestic production sufficient?
  •  Rapid growth in vehicle numbers and its effects on ethanol needs
  •  The feasibility of reaching a 4mn t ethanol production target by 2018
10:10-10:40 China’s domestic and international ethanol trade landscape and price dynamics
10:40-10:50 Questions and answers
10:50-11:20 Networking refreshments

Session two: Discussing ethanol feedstocks market

11:20-11:50 Effects of E10 policy on feedstocks agriculture
  •  Government goals to reduce corn crops in China
  •  Alternative feedstocks and capacity used
11:50-12:20 Panel discussion: Price relationship of gasoline, corn and ethanol economics 
12:20-14:00 Networking lunch

Session three: Production methods, feedstocks and new refineries

14:00-14:30 New and planned ethanol refineries in China and expected capacity
14:30-15:00 Feedstocks and production process options for maximum capacity
15:00-15:30 A study of blendstocks availability for gasoline
  •  Use of MTBE versus ethanol as a blending component in ethanol - cost efficiency, production and emissions control
15:30-15:40 Questions and answers
15:40-16:10 Networking refreshments
16:10-16:40 Using coal for ethanol production in China
  •  Overview of production and capacity

Session four: Technical session for new production innovations

16:40-17:10 Sponsorship topic one
17:10-17:40 Sponsorship topic two
17:40-17:50 Questions and answers
17:50-18:00 Chairman’s closing remarks and end of conference day one
Cocktail reception

 Day two | 28 March 2018 | Wednesday
Registration and refreshments
Chairman welcome back remarks

Session five: Market study of the global ethanol landscape

Ethanol demand drivers and their latest mandates and trade routes
Geographical study of ethanol producers and their feedstock use
Global ethanol exports to China
  •  US and Brazil views and opinions of China’s political mandates and hefty import tariffs
  •  US ethanol price reduction - Will this open up the arbitrage to China?
10:40-10:50 Questions and answers
Networking refreshments
Ethanol shipping, logistics and updates on China tariffs
Questions and answers
Panel exclusive! Development of electric cars in China - What will be its impact on gasoline and ultimately on ethanol?
Chairman’s closing remarks
Networking lunch and end of conference

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


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