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Key Sessions

Evandro Gussi

Perspectives for the Brazilian sugarcane industry: Government and Governance

UNICA - The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association

Luiz Gustavo Junqueira Figueiredo

RenovaBio in Action: What needs to be done?

USINA ALTA MOGIANA

Pedro Mizutani

Future of the vehicle matrix - electric or biofuels

RAIZEN

Francisco G. Gomes

Strategic options to consider when buying or selling sugar and ethanol

Cargill Risk Management

08:00 - 09:00 60 mins
Info
Registration & Welcome Coffee

Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Info
Opening Remarks from the Chair
  • Stefan Uhlenbrock - Senior Commodity Analyst, F.O. LICHT

Opening Remarks from the Chair

09:10 - 09:40 30 mins
Perspectives for the Brazilian sugarcane industry: Government and Governance
  • Evandro Gussi - CEO, UNICA - The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association
09:40 - 10:10 30 mins
Info
RenovaBio in Action: What needs to be done?
  • Luiz Gustavo Junqueira Figueiredo - Sales Director, USINA ALTA MOGIANA

Increasing the share of biofuels in Brazil’s total fuel supply from 20% to nearly 30%
Incentivising fuel distributors to blend their products with more biofuels
Ethanol and biodiesel opportunities

10:10 - 10:25 15 mins
Questions
10:25 - 10:55 30 mins
Refreshments Break
10:55 - 11:25 30 mins
Future of the vehicle matrix - electric or biofuels
  • Pedro Mizutani - Vice-Presidente de Relações Externas e Estratégia , RAIZEN
11:25 - 11:55 30 mins
Creating an environment for investment in the sugar and ethanol industry
  • Guilherme Bellotti de Melo - Diretoria de Agronegócio, Itaú BBA
11:55 - 12:25 30 mins
Alternativas de financiamento para investimentos em biocombustíveis sob o contexto do RenovaBIO
  • Mauro Mattoso - Head of Biofuels and Food Industry Department, BNDES - Brazilian Development Bank
12:25 - 12:40 15 mins
Questions
12:40 - 14:10 90 mins
Networking lunch
14:10 - 14:40 30 mins
Info
Is more sugar coming?
  • Stefan Uhlenbrock - Senior Commodity Analyst, F.O. LICHT

Sugar market prices and expectations for 2019/20

14:40 - 15:10 30 mins
Info
Polylactic acid (PLA) a new alternative to add value on sugar
  • Alex Battù - Sales Manager Polymer Technology, Sulzer Chemtech AG
  • Alessandra Adriatico - Licensing Engineer, TechnipFMC
15:10 - 15:25 15 mins
Questions
15:25 - 15:55 30 mins
Refreshments Break
15:55 - 16:25 30 mins
Strategic options to consider when buying or selling sugar and ethanol
  • Francisco G. Gomes - Mercosul Manager Director, Cargill Risk Management
16:25 - 16:55 30 mins
Managing price risk for sugar and ethanol
  • Arnaldo Corrêa - Director, Archer Consulting
16:55 - 17:10 15 mins
Questions
17:10 - 17:15 5 mins
Chair’s Closing Remarks and End of Day 1