JAKARTA (March 21): The third Palm Biodiesel Conference that will take place in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on March 24 is an opportunity to strengthen cooperation and investment, as well as addressing the challengers in developing sustainable and environment-friendly, carbon neutral and renewable energy.
Co-organisers Indonesia Biofuels Producer Association (APROBI) and Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) opine that palm biodiesel is part of energy transition that also contributes to the decarbonisation of the transport sector.
Therefore, better understanding, support and collaborative actions by palm oil producing countries, the associations and other stakeholders are key for the future of biodiesel and biofuel, the co-organisers noted in a statement Monday (March 21).
Supported by the Malaysian Biodiesel Association, Thai Biodiesel Producer Association and Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle, the conference will run in parallel with the first Energy Transition Working Group Meeting of G20 under the G20 presidency of Indonesia 2022.
Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto and Malaysian Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Zuraida Kamaruddin will officiate at the conference.
It will feature leading industry speakers such as Indonesia Biofuels Producer Association vice-chairperson Paulus Tjakrawan, Malaysian Biodiesel Association president U.R. Unnithan, CPOPC executive director Tan Sri Yusof Basiron and Thai Biodiesel Producer Association chairman Sanin Triyanond.
This event will also feature a virtual exhibition engaging business players and relevant stakeholders of palm oil downstream products presenting their products offerings, latest innovations, investment and cooperation.
Source: The Edge Market