Palm Oil Processing

Virtual Event: Virtual Industry Visit at UTP

Virtual Event: Virtual Industry Visit at UTP
  • Date From 22nd April 2022
  • Date To 22nd April 2022
  • Price Free of charge, open to all
  • Location Online. Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes.


The virtual event is organised by IChemE-Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP) Student Chapter and supported by POPSIG. The event aims to provide an understanding about the palm oil industry through a virtual site visit to Desmet Ballestra (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd.


Dario Altera, Manager, Oleo and Biodiesel Centre of Excellence, Desmet Ballestra Malaysian Office Kuala Lumpur

Dr Dario Altera is a Manager in the Oleo and Biodiesel Centre of Excellence at Desmet Ballestra Malaysian Kuala Lumpur. He graduated as Chemical Engineer from the University of Rome 'La Sapienza'.


14:00—16:30 MYT


  • 14:00—14:10 
    Arrival of guest

  • 14:10—15:40 
    Sharing session by Dr Dario Altera, Desmet Ballestra

  • 15:40—15:55 
    Question-and-answer session

  • 15:55—16:10 
    Kahoot session

  • 16:10—16:20
    Lucky draw session

  • 16:20—16:30 
    Photography session


POPSIG gratefully acknowledges the support provided by Desmet Ballestra (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) to POPSIG educational roadshow.


The presentation will be delivered via Microsoft Teams.

You are advised to join the event at least ten minutes before the scheduled start time, to allow for your computer to connect.

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