Palm Oil Processing

Webinar: Expanding Young Minds for the Future of Palm Oil

Webinar: Expanding Young Minds for the Future of Palm Oil
  • Date From 13th October 2021
  • Date To 13th October 2021
  • Price Free of charge, open to all
  • Location Online: 09:00 MYT. Duration: 3.5 hours.

Overview

Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) - a partner of IChemE Palm Oil Processing Special Interest Group - will host a joint webinar with Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak about the Palm Oil Educational Outreach Programme. Five experts will share their knowledges covering a wide variety of topics, and Dr Ruslan Abdullah will moderate the forum "Career Opportunities in the Palm Oil Industry". Please note that IChemE will not be storing or monitoring any data linked to this MPOC-hosted event.

Theme: Expanding Young Minds for the Future of Palm Oil

The programme aims at young adults in tertiary education in the efforts to improve knowledge and understanding on the benefits and related issues on palm oil. With the understanding about palm oil as one of the world’s leading sources of dietary fat, the programme will highlight the versatility and the functional superiority of palm oil, as well as the sustainability and conservation efforts in its industry. The online event covers five experts' presentations, a forum session on career and future research prospects in the palm oil industry, as well as an interactive Kahoot quiz and a lucky draw session.

Topics and presenters

  • Conservation Efforts in East Malaysia
    Dr Sen Nathan, Sabah Wildlife Department

  • From Waste to Gold: Generating Green Energy from POME
    Dr Lee Chin Mei, Universiti Malaysia Pahang

  • Palm Biomass Supply Chain
    Professor Dr Lam Hon Loong, University of Nottingham, Malaysia

  • Nutritional Attributes of Palm Oil
    Dr Sitti Rahma Hj Abdul Hafid, Malaysian Palm Oil Board

  • Challenges in the Oil Palm Industry's R&D
    Dr Ruslan Abdullah, Malaysian Palm Oil Council

Time

09:0012:30 MYT.

Programme

  • 08:45—09:00
    Join the platform

  • 09:00—09:10
    Welcoming remarks by emcee

  • 09:10—09:20
    Welcoming remarks by Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak

Interaction and Engagement Session with Malaysian Palm Oil Industry Experts

  • 09:20—09:40
    Presentation: Conservation Efforts in East Malaysia

  • 09:40—10:00
    Presentation: From Waste to Gold: Generating Green Energy from POME

  • 10:00—10:20
    Presentation: Palm Biomass Supply Chain

  • 10:20—10:40
    Presentation: Nutritional Attributes of Palm Oil

  • 10:40—11:05
    Presentation: Challenges in the Oil Palm Industry's R&D

Live Q&A and Forum

  • 11:05—12:05
    Forum: Career Opportunities in the Palm Oil Industry

Interactive Session

  • 12:05—12:25
    Live pop quiz (Kahoot!)

  • 12:25—12:30
    Lucky draw and closing remark

  • 12:30
    Webinar ends

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