Overview of Events with Contributions by ISCC
Current & Future Trends for Liquid Biofuels Produced from Oil & Fats
28 & 29 June 2017, Kraków, Poland
The two-day event will cover key challenges and issued faced by the industry. European and global policies and regulations, feedstock availability and sourcing strategies are further topics to be discussed.
ISCC will give a presentation in session five (day two) on sustainability certification of feedstock in global supply chains.
10th International Conference on Bio-based Materials
10 - 11 May 2017, Cologne, Germany
The 10th International Conference on Bio-based Materials is aimed at providing international major players from the bio-based building blocks, polymers and industrial biotechnology industries with an opportunity to present and discuss their latest development and strategies. The conference builds on successful previous conferences: 250 participants and 30 exhibitors mainly from industry are expected.
ISCC will give a presentation in the session on standardisation, labelling and certifications on"Sustainable Supply Chains and Certification 4.0 - Core Building Block for Bio-based Materials".
S&P Global Platts: 6th Annual EU Biofuels Seminar
Strategies to sustain growth pre and post 2020
26 April 2017, Geneva, Switzerland
The event will provide a comprehensive overview of the European and global biofuels and feedstock markets, with a particular focus on strategies to sustain growth pre and post 2020.
ISCC will give a presentation in Session 2 "Policy leaders perspectives: What do EU proposals mean for biofuels?"
Sustainable Sugarcane Forum
1 - 2 December 2016, London, UK
This forum is designed for all stakeholders in the sugar value chain to discuss the commercial opportunities of implementing sustainability and ethical initiatives, and the practicalities of how to do so.
ISCC will participate as a speaker in the session on "COP21 outcomes and sustainable sugar: Will ethanol production go truly global?"
F.O. Licht's World Ethanol & Biofuels: 19th Annual Conference
7 - 10 November 2016, Brussels, Belgium
More than 400 attendees and over 60 countries are represented at the number 1 networking event for the global ethanol and biofuels community. The conference will cope with the topics of chemistry, biofuels, ethanol fuel, renewable fuels and biomass among others.
ISCC participates at the Roundtabel Discussion on
- How to address sustainability requirements in food, feed, chemical and bioenergy markets
- Policy support for advanced biofuels
- Marketing and PR strategies:promoting the benefits of biofuels as a renewable fuel
- The Ethanol production process: what to optimise next and general troubleshooting
- Ethanol production differences between the US and Brazil
1 - 3 November 2016, Ottawa, Canada
This event will be offering two full days of showcases and discussions on bioenergy and bioproducts produced from sustainable biomass.
On the plenary day ISCC will be participating in the panel on managing risks and discuss the major risks that are associated with the development and deployment with BioCleantech and how they can be effectively managed.
Furthermore, ISCC will be giving a presentation in plenary 5 on how BioCleantech can be used to meet global environmental and social goals.
Sustainable Cosmetics Summit
24 - 25 October 2016, Paris
Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit
26 - 27 October 2016, Paris
These two successive summits aim to encourage the sustainability in the beauty industry and the cleaning products sector respectively. Key-stakeholders meet at both events to discuss relevant issues in high-level forums.
At the Sustainable Cosmetic Summit ISCC will contribute to the session four: "Sustainability in Packaging".
At the Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit ISCC will give a presentation at the second session that is focussing on advances in green ingredients.
Argus Biofuels and Feedstocks 2016
19 - 20 October 2016, London, UK
ISCC will be giving a presentation at this conference that highlights the current biodiesel trading market. This includes new project developments, securing feedstock, government plans post 2020 and new technological developments, also with a focus on investments into 2nd generation biofuels.
European Palm Oil Conference (EPOC)
5 - 6 October 2016, Warsaw, Poland
ISCC will be speaking at the European Palm Oil Conference in Warsaw about the certification standard for sustainable palm oil.
If you want to learn more about sustainability and deforestation free supply chains and to discuss the practical implementation book your personal meeting with ISCC staff in Warsaw by contacting Kristina Pavlova at email@example.com.
EEB - 2016 Annual Conference
"From Sustainability Talk to Policy Walk: Stepping up EU Action on Climate, Biodiversity and Circular Economy"
26 September 2016, Vienna, Austria
At the annual conference of the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) the implementation of the Paris climate deal is the overarching topic. It will be disucssed how the EU would need to embark on the agenda of transformational change, including the issues climate & engergy, biodiversity and circular economy.
GRAS (Global Risk Assessment Services) will be contributing to the session that focusses on biodiversity.
Biofuels International 2016
9th Biofuels International Conference & Expo
20 - 22 September 2016, Ghent, Belgium
Biofuel producers, regulators and experts come together to discuss the industry's transition to advanced biofuels.
The two day conference focuses on the latest developments in biofuels policy, international biofuels trading, sustainability, solutions for first generation producers, progress in advanced biofuels and information on feedstock pricing and trends.
ISCC will speak on the RED/FQD amendment and its implications for certification systems and system users.
5th ICIS European Surfactants Conference
15 - 16 September 2016, Berlin, Germany
This conferences focusses on important issues for the surfactants industries and drivers and trends for the European market developments. Sustainability is one of the major trends. On the second day of the conference ISCC will speak on sustainable and deforestation free supply chains for bio-based surfactants.
EEB Conference Actions for Nature
Getting Europe on track to meet its 2020 targets
14 September 2016, Brussels, Belgium
The EU's target of halting biodiversity loss by 2020 remains a serious challenge. Europe's biodiversity continues to be dangerously eroded through habitat loss, pollution, over-exploitation of resources, invasive alien species and climate change.
It doesn't have to be this way. The Actions for Nature conference will show how targeted, well-crafted and well-enforced policies can start to turn this around.
GRAS (Global Risk Assessment Services) will contribute to the conference with a presentation on "The use of satellite imagery and remote sensing for better enforcement"
II Palm Congress C//Palm
6th Latin American RSPO Conference
25 - 26 August 2016, La Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala
This congress brings together Latin American palm growers, suppliers and other stakeholder to discuss the further implementation of a sustainable palm culture in the region. The focus will be on good agricultural, social and environmental practices.
ISCC will be contributing with a presentation on sustainability as success factor for the palm oil industry.
Production & Trading Strategies due to Policy Instability
21 - 22 June 2016, Liverpool, United Kingdom
ACI’s annual Oleofuels Conference brings together 55-80 of the industry’s leading experts and executives from across the entire value chain (biodiesel producers, trade & distribution, feedstock experts, technology providers, academia, government & research institutes amongst others) for two days of informative presentations, interactive discussion and excellent networking opportunities.
ISCC will speak on the impact of latest developments in GHG requirements on biofuel markets.
2. European Biomethane Conference
20 June 2016, Berlin, Germany
Dena's European Biomethane Conference is a platform dedicated to identifying biomethane trends and prospects in Europe and to discussing key aspects necessary to further accelerate the development of biomethane markets.
The conference will address the following key issues regarding biomethane:
- innovative technologies and concepts
- news and trends about well established and emerging markets in Europe
- opportunities and challenges of the European regulatory framework (RED, AFID and others)
ISCC will speak about "One standard for all? Verification of biomethane for different sectors and countries"
ACICO Seminar 2016
Portuguese Association of Importers and Traders of Grains and Oilseeds
17 June 2016, Coimbra, Portugal
This annual seminar covers in 2016 the topics "Grains and Oilseeds Markets in 2016/2017 Marketing Year" and "Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities"
ISCC has been invited to speak on general and voluntary sustainability frameworks and for the food and feed sector as well as future developments.
Sustainable Food Summit
9 - 10 June 2016, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ISCC and GRAS (Global Risk Assessment Services) will be represented with a presentation on Sustainable and Deforestation-Free Ingredients for the Food Industry, and with a table at the exhibtion.
24th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition
6 - 9 June 2016, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ISCC will be participating with a presentation on the Sustainability Certification of Deforestation-Free and Traceable Supply Chains for Bio-Refinery Products.
ISCC's presentation will be taking place in the framework of session IBO.8 (Tuesday, 7 June, 15.5 - 16.45pm)
4th PLA World Congress
Organized by bioplastics MAGAZINE
24 -25 May 2016, Munich, Germany
PLA is one of the bioplastics with the largest market significance. The versatile bioplastics raw material is made almost completely from renewable resources. It is being used for packaging applications, for fibres in woven and non-woven applications. Even the automotive industry and consumer electronics are already applying PLA. Blending PLA with other bioplastics or other blend-partners as well as mixing it with natural fibres such as flax, hemp or kenaf broadens the range of applications even more.
Experts from all involved fields will share their knowledge and contribute to a comprehensive overview of today's opportunities and challenges and discuss the possibilities, limitations and future prospects of PLA for all kind of applications.
ISCC will speak on sustainable supply chains for PLA production.
5th EU Biofuels Seminar
Ensuring stability and growth to 2020 and beyond
13 April 2016, Geneva, Switzerland
The European Biofuels industry has stalled. With the lack of societal support resulting in a level of uncertainty for EU support post 2020 market participants need more concrete objectives before they can move forward. The 5th EU Biofuels Seminar provides the most up to the minute news and views on the main issues for the European and global biofuels market.
ISCC will participate in the panel discussion of the third session "Markets and Trading" on "Implications to the market from the adoption of nationalized targets".
Fuels of the Future 2016
13th International Conference on Biofuels
18 - 19 January 2016, Berlin
ISCC is participating in the first panel of day one of the conference and is speaking on perspectives for a future mobility with biofuels, the climate protection and reductions of greenhouse gas emissions.
The 2015 European Biopolymer Summit -
Innovations in biopolymers across the supply chain: from packaging to automotive & foams to films
09 - 10 December 2015, London, UK
The 2015 European Biopolymer Summit will bring together key industry experts to discuss the latest strategies and methods to overcome current challenges and maximise the opportunities. The conference will address how the industry will evolve, current trends, how to respond to the changes of the market and the growing demand from end users.
ISCC will speak on sustainability claims and requirements for biopolymer-based supply chains.
G7 Alliance on Resource Efficiency -
Innovative Biobased Products: Opportunities for substituting non-renewable resources
Conference of the German Federal Ministry for Food and Agriculture (BMEL)
23 and 24 November 2015, Berlin
The G7 Alliance on Resource Efficiency was set up at the summit of the G7 heads of state in Germany in June 2015. The aim of the Alliance is to share knowledge and best practices in the conservation and efficient use of natural resources. At the summit it was recognised that sustainably produced renewable resources can substitute vital fossil resources, and thus make important contributions to climate protection.
In the framework of the G7 Alliance on Resources Efficiency the German Federal Ministry for Food and Agriculture is hosting a conference in Berlin to explore the potentials of sustainably produced resources to substitute fossil resources and discuss innovative biobased products and value chains. ISCC will give a presentation at this conference that is aimed at representatives from governments, industry and science.
ISCC hosts a Side Event in the framework of the G7 conference in Berlin on: How to ensure Sustainability of the Biobased Economy - Responsible Solutions and Innovative Tools.
10th European Bioplastic Conference
05 - 06 November 2015, Berlin, Germany
Every year European Bioplastics host 350+ senior stakeholders from across the bioplastics industry at the leading networking and business event to discuss the latest trends and developments in the industry, to network with peers, and to explore exciting new business opportunities.
ISCC will participate in a Panel Discussion on "Biobased feedstock sustainability and certification".
10th Argus Biofuels and Feedstocks Conference
21 - 22 October 2015, London
This annual conference brings togehter relevant players in the the biofuels and feedstocks markets (producers, processors, traders and logistics & storage).
ISCC will give a presentation on the sourcing of sustainable products and new certification requirements.
European Biomethane Conference
12 October 2015, Berlin
The first European Biomethane Conference offers a platform to disucss trends and perspectives for the increasingly popular feedstock biomethane. The conference informs about innovations and new technologies and provides an update on markets and trade.
Another key topic is the mass balance approach to document origin and properties of biomethane in a transparent way, for example in the chemical industry.
The conference is hosted by the German Energy Agency dena.
International Palm Oil Congress and Exhibition (PIPOC) 2015
Oil Palm: Powering the world, sustain the future
6 - 8 October 2015, Kuala Lumpur
The annual PIPOC is organised by the Malaysia Palm Oil Board (MPOB), the agency of the Malaysian government to serve the countries oil palm industry. PIPOC is one of the biggest gathering of industry leaders from the oil and fats industry, with more than 8,000 participants expected this year. Five concurrent conferences and a trade exhibition with 350 exhibitors provide a platform for strategic and in-depth discussons on innovations, latest developments and challenges for the palm oil industry.
ISCC is contributing with a talk on sustainability as success factor for palm oil producer supplying to European vegetable oil markets.
Expo & Conference
22 and 23 September 2015, Porto, Portugal
ISCC is participating in session four "Sustainability" on 23 September. The presentation will cover the verification of land use change.
Download of the programme (as of March 2015)
21. International Summer School of the German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU)
"What is sustainable? - Methods for sustainability assessment "
29 June - 2 July 2015, Ostriz-St. Marienthal, Germany
The International Summer School is an annual event hosted by the German Federal Environmental Foundation (Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt, DBU) to discuss important topics on environment and sustainability. Experts from academia, politics, industry, NGOs and associations are invited as speakers.
The Summer School 2015 is focussing on methods to assess sustainability and challenges in the practical implementation.
ISCC is participating in the workshop on 30 June which adressess the contribution of bio-refineries to a sustainable development.
Provision Coalition - 2015 Industry Forum
Radical Transparency - Ready or not?
9 June 2015, Mississauga (ON), Canada
Due to the growth of 'big data' and the influence of social media companies and their supply chains are increasingly exposed to public scrutiny, and are therefore demanding a new business transparency. The Industry Forum will focus on how to get and to manage reliable and meaningful data.
ISCC is participating in the panel talk show on Industry Value Chains. The panel will discuss how to best manage the pressure and business risks of responsible sourcing in supply chains.
Provision Coalition is the leading association to advocate sustainability for the food and beverage manufactoring and input supply sectors across Canada.
Sustainable Food Summit
New Horizons for Eco-Labels and Sustainability
4 - 5 June 2015, Amsterdam
At the 7th Sustainable Food Summit ISCC speaks on the latest Developments in Sustainability Certification on day 2 of the event.
The European summit is focussing on topics around sustainable ingredients, the marketing of meaningful products and sustainable packaging solutions.
Platts - 4th Annual European Biofuels Seminar
"Re-evaluating strategies in an evolving biofuels landscape"
15 April 2015, Geneva, Switzerland
ISCC is participating in the session "Biofuels Feedstock Markets" and covers the questions whether GHG is the stimulus needed for the sector. The talk will include a market overview and expectations for the year ahead. ISCC also particpates in the afterward panel session.
Green Polymer Chemistry 2015
18 - 19 March 2015, Cologne
On the first day of the conference ISCC will speak on sustainability claims for biobased chemicals.
Implementation of EU sustainability standards in the biofuels sector - What has been achieved and what should be the way forward?
5 February 2015, Brussels
At this ISCC lunch debate the impact of five years sustainability requirements for biofuels were discussed. The focus was put on the ongoing debate on indirect land use change (ILUC) and if the production of biofuels has become more efficent and sustainable due to the sustainability standards.
5th ISCC Global Sustainability Conference and ISCC e.V. General Assembly
4 February 2015, Brussels, Belgium
Sustainable Foods Summit 2015 - New Horizons for Eco-Labels and Sustainability
21 - 22 January 2015, San Francisco
At the 5th Sustainable Food Summit ISCC speaks on Advances in Traceability Tools during the session "Food Traceability" on 21 January.
This summit in 2015 is focussing on topics around Food Traceability, Sustainable Ingredients and Customer Behaviour.
Fuels of the Future 2015
12th International Conference on Biofuels
19 - 20 January 2015, Berlin
ISCC will contribute to Panel 6 "Sustainability Certification of Biofuels" on 20 January 2015.
Primacy of food security in bio-economics - an illusory precondition?
Panel discussion at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA)
16 January 2015, Berlin
The GFFA is an international conference to discuss central questions of the global agri-food-industry in the framework of the International Green Week (IGW).
The panel on 16 January is focussing on the question how to establish food security when implementing bio-economy strategies, e.g. from the EU, the German Federal Government and the private sector.
ISCC will provide a statement for this event.
Sustainable supply of biomass for use in a growing bioeconomy - Sustainability criteria from the perspective of industry, academia and NGO's, and possible applications within existing certification systems
Expert panel at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA)
15 January 2015, Berlin
This expert panel will be hosted by the FNR (German Agency for Renwable Resources) and deals with the questions on how to increase the agricultural production sustainably if the demand for biomass is further growing. The focus will be on the discussion on the extention or harmonization of existing certification schemes for sustainable biomass.
The Role of Satellite Information for Global Food Security
Expert Panel at the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA)
15 January 2015, Berlin
The German Aerospace Center (DLR) organises in cooperation with the Group on Earth Observations and the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) an expert panel to highlight the contribution of satellite information to topics such as agriculture and food security.
ISCC will hold a presentation on "Remote Sensing Data to Support Sustainability Certification".
9th European Bioplastics Conference
2 and 3 December 2014, Brussels, Belgium
On 3 December ISCC participates in the expert panel of the workshop "How to assess biobased content in bioplastics?"
Candian Roundtable for Sustainable Crops
26 November 2014: Research and Assessment Meeting
27 November 2014: Fall Meeting
On 26 November ISCC is given a presenation at during the session "Land use change - Advances in data collection and analytical tools".
On 27 November ISCC is participating in the panel session on "Global Agriculture Sustainability - Raising the collective bar".
Webinar: Introduction into ISCC PLUS
4 November 2014, 11.00 am (CET)
GlobalG.A.P. Summit 2014
Launch event of the Declaration of Abu Dhabi
27 - 29 October 2014, Abu Dhabi, UAE
ISCC is one of the signatories of the Declaration of Abu Dhabi. The signatories strive for global food security through good agricultural practices.
Argus Biofuels and Feestocks 2014
20 - 22 October 2014, London
On Monday, 20 October ISCC is hosting a workshop at the annual Argus conference.
Title of the workshop: "Moving from energetic to GHG reduction targets - challenges and implications"
Greenhouse Gas balances of biofuels - Review and approaches
(Treibhausgasbilanzen von Biokraftstoffen - Bestandsaufnahme und Optimierungsansätze)
Technical meeting 2014
1 October 2014, Berlin
Organizer: Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL)
The upcoming switch from energetic to greenhouse gas targets in Germany as well as impacts for the biofuels market are topics of this technical meeting. Practical applications, the optimization of greenhouse gas balances and consequences and need for action for the sustainability certification will be discussed.
The meeting will be held in German.
Global Economic Symposium 2014
6 - 8 September 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Global Economic Symposium (GES) is organized by the Kiel Institute for the World Economics and is hosted by the Universiti Teknologi MARA. Chief Executives, Heads of State, Nobel Prize winners and and other leading figures from industry, politics and sciences are participating the event.
ISCC is participating as panelist in the session "Forest, Wood and Biodiversity".
June 11 - 12, 2014, Düsseldorf, Germany
ISCC participates in the panel discussion about voluntary certification systems.
2nd aireg International Biofuel Conference
The future of alternative aviation fuels
19 May 2014, Berlin, Germany
ISCC is member of aireg (Aviation Initiative for Renewable Energy in Germany e.V.).
ISCC is participating the this aireg biofuel conference that is dealing with the use of alternative biofuels and challenges for industry and politics to achieve aviation's climate goals. One of the relevant questions is the availability of sustainable raw materials.
Programme of the conference
Link to the aireg website
National forum for remote sensing and Copernicus 2014
Earth observation for humans and the environment
8 - 10 April 2014, Berlin
The event is an important platform for provider and user of remote sensing tools.
For certification systems as ISCC the use of remote sensing tools may be a valuable tool to demonstrate the complicance with sustainability criteria.
INRO-Conference "Sustainable Biomass For Industry"
April 3, 2014, Brussels, Belgium
ISCC is participating in the information event of INRO (Initiative on Sustainable Supply of Raw Materials for the Industrial Use of Biomass).
F.O. Lichts Sugar & Ethanol Brazil 2014
March 24 - 26, 2014, Sao Paulo, Brazil
ISCC is participating in the panel discussion on sustainability certification.
Green Polymer Chemistry 2014
International conference on sustainable production of plastics and elastomers
March 18 - 20, 2014 in Cologne, Germany
On March 19 ISCC is giving a talk on the certification to proof sustainability of bio-based and renewable non-biological feedstock for the chemical industry.
4th ISCC Global Sustainability Conference
February 5, 2014, Brussels, Belgium
ISCC forum in China
Sustainability and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions
December 3, 2013 in Shanghai, China
Argus European Biofuels and Feedstocks Trading 2013
16. - 17. October, London
ISCC workshop at the F.O. Lichts World Ethanol & Biofuels Conference
Sustainability certification for biofuels and conventional markets - Analysis of the lates developments in regulation and market requirements
4. - 7. November 2013, München, Germany
2nd Conference on CO2
CO2 as chemical feedstock - a challenge for sustainable chemistry
7. - 9. October, Essen, Germany
Platts Biofuels Conference 2013
2nd Annual Biofuels Conference
10 June 2013, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
ISCC participates in the panel session "Outline of current voluntary certification schemes".
Sustainable biomass - Experiences with certification in Germany and outlook
An event organised by the Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection
5 December 2012, Berlin, Germany
ISCC will participate in this event alongside representatives of other certification schemes, certification bodies, public authorities, agriculture, trading companies as well as biofuel industry and petroleum industry.
All talks will be given in German.
9th Annual Canadian Renewable Fuels Summit
Sustainable, secure and diverse energy now
3 - 5 December 2012, Ottawa, Canada
ISCC participates on 4 December on the session "ISCC Sustainability Certification Criteria".
Bioenergy Commodity Trading 2012
Roadmap to a sustainable bioenergy supply chain
28 - 29 November 2012, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
On November 28, ISCC is participating in session 2, covering sustainability and certification schemes.
5th Biofuels International Conference 2012
Can the biofuels market be both profitable and sustainable?
21 - 22 November 2012, Antwerp, Belgium
ISCC is participating in this event. The talk in session 4 will cover the implementation of sustainability regulations in the EU.
World Ethanol and Biofuels Conference 2012
5 - 8 November 2012, Munich, Germany
ISCC takes part in this must attend event of the sector.
Argus European Biofuels and Feedstocks Trading 2012
23 - 24 October 2012, London, UK
ISCC is taking part at this conference, which covers relevant topics and offers networking opportunities.
Kingsman Biofuels Seminar
Biofuels certification: opportunities for procurement and trading
04 October 2012, Geneva, Grand Kempinski Hotel
ISCC will participate in this Kingsman seminar with a presentation about the certification of biofuels.
MPOC International Palm Oil Sustainability Conference (IPOSC) 2012
10 - 11 September 2012, Putrajaya, Malaysia
ISCC will be delivering a talk on strengthening the market position for palm oil by sustainability certification.