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Palm Oil Seminar: Empowering Palm Oil – An Energy Grand Challenge for Sustainable Growth

January 16 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm


is pleased to invite you to a


Palm Oil Seminar

Empowering Palm Oil – An Energy Grand Challenge for Sustainable Growth


featuring remarks by Minister of Trade,

H.E. Enggartiasto Lukita


Wednesday, January 16, 2019

08:30AM – 12:30PM


Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia

2020 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036


Please respond by COB January 15, 2019

Limited Seats Available

For questions and registration, please contact

economy@embassyofindonesia.org / 202.775.5309


Palm oil is an important source of component for many products. It is also acknowledged as an important contributor to economic development for developing countries, including Indonesia. Palm oil plantations have a significant role in driving the local economy as a source of income for the locals and provide employment opportunities as well as generate other related productive activities.



08.30 – 09.00              Registration


09.00 – 09.05              Welcoming Remarks

Ambassador of Indonesia to the United States

H.E. Budi Bowoleksono


09.05 – 09.30              Keynote Speaker

Minister of Trade of Indonesia

H.E. Enggartiasto Lukita


09.30 – 09.45              Coffee Break


09.45 – 11.00              Panelists (each max. 15 minutes)

  • Director of IndonesianOil Palm Plantation Fund Management Agency (BPDPKS)

Mr. Dono Boestami

  • Indonesian Palm Oil Association (GAPKI),

Ms. Kanya Lakshmi Sidarta

  • Chairman of Indonesian Biofuels Producer Association (APROBI)

Mr. Paulus Tjakrawan

  • Indonesian Vegetable Oil Association (GIMNI)

Mr. Bernard Alexander Riedo

  • Wilmar Oleo North America LLC

Mr. John Cummings


11.00 – 12.00              Discussion (Q & A)


12.00                           Closing and Lunch


January 16
8:30 am - 12:30 pm


Embassy of Indonesia


Embassy of Indonesia
2020 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States
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