GRAND HYATT BALI, INDONESIA
27 - 30 NOVEMBER 2017

RT15 Programme


Updated as at 17 November 2017
The Organiser reserves the right to change the conference date, speakers, programme content and event venue should circumstances so require.

THEME: INCLUSIVITY & ACCOUNTABILITY

Monday, 27 November 2017
TIME
EVENT
VENUE
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration Opens
Grand Ballroom Foyer
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Welcome Reception
Pasar Senggol
Tuesday, 28 November 2017
TIME
EVENT
VENUE
9:00am
Preparatory Cluster 1 
Road to Improved Labour Practices

SESSION 1

MODERATOR
Kania Mezariani Guzaimi
Researcher (Human Rights Advocacy Department)
Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy (ELSAM)

 
SPEAKERS
Labour Relationship of SERBUNDO and Wilmar in North Sumatra as a Model in Responding Changes and Challenges toward the Welfare of Workers
Herwin Nasution
Chairman, Serikat Buruh Perkebunan Indonesia (SERBUNDO)
 
Perpetua George
General Manager for Group Sustainability, Wilmar International Limited

SESSION 2

MODERATOR
Enrico C Bagadion
Managing Director, Verite Southeast Asia
 
SPEAKERS
Sharyn Shufiyan
Technical Manager, Wild Asia
 
Dr Suma Parahakaran
Education Training Consultant, HUMANA Child Aid Society

Sabarinah Marzuky
VP II, Sustainability Audit & Certification, Sime Darby Plantation Berhad
Karangasem Ballroom
9:00am
Preparatory Cluster 2
Trends and Challenges in Peatland Management

MODERATOR
Dato' Paduka Ir Dr Hj Keizrul bin Abdullah
Chairperson, Wetlands International
 
SPEAKERS
Tasks and Initiative of RSPO Peatland Working Group 2 (PLWG-2)
Faizal Parish
Director, Global Environment Centre
 
Peatlands and Government Initiative in Indonesia
Nazir Foead
Head, Peatland Restoration Agency

Landscape Approach for Peat Protection
Christopher Wiggs
Consultant, Aidenvironment

Peat Distribution and Management Issues in Amazon
Dennis del-Castillo
Forest Management Programme Director, Peruvian Amazon Research Institute (IIAP)
Grand Ballroom II
10:30am
Coffee Break
11:00am
Preparatory Cluster 3
RSPO Integrity/Credibility Assurance

MODERATOR
Paul Wolvekamp
Deputy Director, Both ENDS
 
PANEL MEMBERS
Laszlo Mathe
RSPO Accreditation Program Manager, Accreditation Services International GmbH
 
Gampo Alam Alman
Traditional Head of Nagari Kapa, Nagari Kapa

Lim Sian Choo
Group Head of Corporate Secretarial Services & CSR
Bumitama Agri Limited


Jonathan Horrell
Director Global Sustainability, Mondelez International

Eric Wakker
Director Corporate Sustainability, Aidenvironment Asia
Karangasem Ballroom
11:00am
Preparatory Cluster 4
The Integrity, Values and Dynamics of Biodiversity

MODERATOR
Ginny Ng
Global Conservation Lead, Wilmar International Limited
 
SPEAKERS
Benefits of Riparian Reserves
Dr Eleanor Slade
Ecologist, University of Oxford and Lancaster University
 
HCV Management and Monitoring
Paulina Villalpando
Executive Director, HCV Resource Network

An Update from PONGO Alliance
Harjinder Kler
Communications, HUTAN – Kinabatangan Orang-Utan Conservation Programme

Bornean Mammals in Oil Palm Estates - Are High Carbon Stock Areas Suitable?
Dr Matthew Struebig
Senior Lecturer in Conservation Science, University of Kent
Grand Ballroom II
12:30pm
Lunch
1:30pm
Preparatory Cluster 5
The Power of Understanding: Resolving Conflicts via Dispute Settlement Facility

MODERATOR
Paul Wolvekamp
Deputy Director, Both ENDS
 
SPEAKERS
Mediation in the Forestry Industry
Mangarah Silalahi
Stakeholder Engagement Specialist, Birdlife Indonesia
 
Mediation as a Tool to End Disputes in the Palm Oil Sector
Ahmad Zazali
Executive Director, Impartial Mediator Network

Mediation as a Way Forward
Dr Navitri Putri Guillaume
Program Director, Conflict Resolution Unit, Indonesia Business Council for Sustainable Development (IBCSD)
Grand Ballroom II
1:30pm
Preparatory Cluster 6
Partnerships for Children's Rights

MODERATOR
Overview of Child's Rights Impacts in the Palm Oil Industry
Erik Nyman 
Regional CSR Specialist, UNICEF East Asia and Pacific
 
SPEAKERS
Observations from the Ground
Dr Feybe EN Lumuru
Managing Director, Lingkar Komunitas Sawit (LINKS)
 
PANEL MEMBERS
Dr Petra Meekers
Director of CSR and Sustainable Development, Musim Mas Group 

Johan Lunabba
Director of Sustainability, Neste

Madeleine Brasser
Oxfam Novib
Karangasem Ballroom
3:00pm
Coffee Break
3:30pm
Preparatory Cluster 7
Driving the Market in Partnership

MODERATOR
Tracey Gazibara
Vice President of Development and Marketing, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

SPEAKERS
Andrian Pramana
Universitas Komputer Indonesia (Winner of Youth Leader in Sustainability Competition)
 
Amy Braun Senter
Sustainability Director, Kellogg Company

Laure d’Astorg
Secretary General, French Alliance for Sustainable Palm Oil

Zhang Wen
Executive Director, People's Movement to Stop Haze

Chen Ying
Director of Cereals and Oils Department, China Chamber of Commerce of Foodstuffs and Native Produce (CFNA)
Grand Ballroom II
3:30pm
Preparatory Cluster 8
Interactive Session with the Complaints Panel

MODERATOR
Dato' Henry Barlow
Chairman, New Britain Palm Oil Limited
Karangasem Ballroom
5:00pm
RT15 Day 1 Ends
Wednesday, 29 November 2017
TIME
EVENT
VENUE
9:00am
RT15 Opening Ceremony

WELCOME ADDRESS
Biswaranjan Sen
Co-Chairperson, RSPO & Executive Vice President Supply Chain - Categories & Engineering, Unilever

MINISTERIAL ADDRESS
Enggartiasto Lukita

Minister of Trade of the Republic of Indonesia

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
HM Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin
35th King of Akyem Abuakwa
Grand Ballroom l & ll
10:30am
Coffee Break
11:00am
Session 1
Sustainable Palm Oil in Africa: What Does it Mean to Africans? 

MODERATOR
Ranveer Chauhan
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Edible Oils & Natural Rubber
Olam International Limited

 
SPEAKERS
Prof Moses M Zinnah
Dean, College of Agriculture & Forestry, University of Liberia
 
James Olabi Odey
Program Manager, Entrepreneurship & Value Chain Development
Cuso International Nigeria


Prof Lee White
Executive Secretary, National Parks Agency of Gabon
Grand Ballroom l & ll
12:30pm
Lunch
1:30pm
Session 2
RSPO Commitment for Smallholders

MODERATOR
Marieke Leegwater
International Program Coordinator Palm Oil, Solidaridad Network
 
SPEAKERS
Smallholder Strategy
Bakhtiar Talhah
Chief Operating Officer, RSPO
 
Smallholder Academy
Bram Stoffele
Consultant, Aflatoun International

Smallholders in Jurisdictional Approach
Sutiyana
Farmer Representative, KUD Tani Subur

Smallholder Engagement Platform
Dr Isabella Tonaco
BASF Personal Care and Nutrition GmbH

Supporting Smallholders through RSPO Credit
Mareike Felix
Manager Corporate Responsibility International, ALDI SÜD
Grand Ballroom l & ll
2:45pm
Session 3
Cataloging the Impacts of RSPO

MODERATOR
Johan Verburg
Inclusive Value Chains Advisor, Oxfam Novib
 
SPEAKERS
Testing the Impact of the RSPO on Improving Biodiversity Conservation in Oil Palm Plantations
Dr Sarah Scriven
Post Doctoral Research Associate, University of York

Does RSPO Certification Reduce Deforestation or Fire in Indonesia?
Dr Kimberly Carlson
Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii

On the Profitability of Sustainability Certification: An Analysis Among Indonesian Palm Oil Smallholders
Dr Nia Kurniawati Hidayat
Lecturer, Bogor Agricultural University

Theory of Change: Building an Evidence Base
Oi Soo Chin
Impacts and Evaluation Director, RSPO
Grand Ballroom l & ll
4:00pm
Coffee Break
4:15pm
Session 4
RSPO Delivering No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation

MODERATOR
Rod Taylor
Global Director, Forests, World Resources Institute
 
SPEAKERS
Impacts of GHG Assessment and Reporting
Dr Gan Lian Tiong
Director of Sustainability, Musim Mas Group 

Grower’s Commitments, Efforts and Challenges
Dr Simon Lord
Group Chief Sustainability Officer, Sime Darby Berhad

How RSPO is Delivering NDPE
Lisa Li
Global Oil & Fats Commercial Director, Mars

Processor and Trader’s Commitments, Efforts and Challenges
Ben Vreeburg
Sustainability Director, IOI Loders Croklaan
Grand Ballroom l & ll
5:30pm
RT15 Day 2 Ends
Thursday, 30 November 2017
TIME
EVENT
VENUE
8:30am
Session 5
Coffee with the Complaints Panel - An Interactive Dialogue

MODERATOR
Bakhtiar Talhah
Chief Operating Officer, RSPO  
Grand Ballroom l & ll
10:00am
Coffee Break
10:30am
Session 6
RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018 Review

MODERATOR
Dr Simon Lord
Group Chief Sustainability Officer, Sime Darby Berhad
 
SPEAKERS
Datuk Darrel Webber
Chief Executive Officer, RSPO
 
Perpetua George
General Manager for Group Sustainability, Wilmar International Limited

Olivier Tichit
Commercial Director, PT Tolan Tiga Indonesia (SIPEF Group)

Rosemary Addico
Oil Palm Programme Manager, Solidaridad Network

Faizal Parish
Director, Global Environment Centre

Daryll Delgado
Research & Stakeholder Engagement Program Manager, Verite Southeast Asia
Grand Ballroom l & ll
12:00 noon
CLOSING ADDRESS
Datuk Darrel Webber
Chief Executive Officer, RSPO
12:30pm
Lunch
2:00pm
Collection of Ballot Papers for GA14
Grand Ballroom Foyer
3:00pm
14th Annual General Assembly of RSPO Members (GA14)
Grand Ballroom l & ll
5:30pm
RT15 Ends