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Key Sessions

Chavewan Taechataratip

Thailand: diverting raw sugar exports into ethanol production

Mitr Phol BioFuel

Sirin Sereethoranakul

Cassava based ethanol and feedstock prices dynamics

The Thai Tapioca Trade Association

08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
Info
Registration & Welcome Coffee
09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Opening Remarks from the Chair
  • Christoph Berg - Managing Director , F.O. LICHT
09:10 - 09:40 30 mins
Info
World sugar balance 2019
  • John Stansfield - Trader/Analyst , Group Sopex

Is the sugar price set to fall or rise in 2019?
Will the global balance swing to deficit in 2019/20?

09:40 - 10:10 30 mins
Info
Global ethanol production expansion and trade
  • Christoph Berg - Managing Director , F.O. LICHT

Ethanol policy developments pushing new demand across Asia
Decarbonising the transport sector and the role of biofuels
Ethanol an attractive oxygenate of choice
Meeting blend mandates to ensure a stable investment environment for industry buildout

10:10 - 10:25 15 mins
Questions
10:25 - 10:55 30 mins
Info
Refreshments
10:55 - 11:25 30 mins
Info
Global molasses trading – meeting global demand
  • Andrew Creasey - Trader, UM Trading

Feed demand continuing to decline
Cane molasses demand lower in Europe – substitution of domestic beet molasses
Industrial demand changes
Ethanol still to primary use of molasses at origin
Forecast of future market developments.

11:25 - 11:55 30 mins
Info
Thailand: diverting raw sugar exports into ethanol production
  • Chavewan Taechataratip - Marketing - Vice President of Renew Energy Business, Mitr Phol BioFuel

Boost raw sugar consumption for ethanol
Switching from sugar to biofuels production
Using sugarcane juice to boost ethanol production
Thai ethanol to become more competitive – will ethanol become an export commodity for Thailand?

11:55 - 12:25 30 mins
Cassava based ethanol and feedstock prices dynamics
  • Sirin Sereethoranakul - Board Committee, The Thai Tapioca Trade Association
12:25 - 12:40 15 mins
Questions
12:40 - 14:10 90 mins
Networking Lunch
14:10 - 14:40 30 mins
Info
The Importance of trade to national biofuels policy
  • Mike Dwyer - Chief Economist , U.S. Grains Council

Cassava for ethanol and biochemical production

14:40 - 15:10 30 mins
Info
Ethanol as a catalyst for high value-added products

Developing a biochemical partnership

15:10 - 15:25 15 mins
Questions
15:25 - 15:55 30 mins
Info
Refreshments
15:55 - 16:55 60 mins
Info
Panel Discussion: Ethanol For Asia: Technology, Economics and Diversification
  • Pierre Basuyaux - Sales Manager Europe & Asia, Leaf - Lesaffre Advanced Fermentations
  • Chris Richards - SVP Sales & Business Development, Lallemand Biofuels & Distilled Spirits
  • Sandeep Chichbankar - Director - Business Development, Excel Engineers & Consultants

Ethanol trends in Asia
Advances in yeast technology
New technologies for achieving lowest steam consumption and zero effluent discharge in molasses & grain distilleries


16:55 - 17:10 15 mins
Questions
17:10 - 17:20 10 mins
Closing Remarks from the Chair
17:20 - 18:20 60 mins
Drinks Networking Party