ISCC at External Events

  • Dates in descending order.

Argus Sustainable Marine Fuels Conference

11 13 September 2024, Houston, Texas

The Argus Sustainable Marine Fuels Conference will take place in Houston, Texas on 11 13 September 2024. The event will focus on the North America’s sustainable marine fuels market, the challenge of decarbonization and optimizing the shipping performance.

Dr Dario Formenti, ISCC System Manager, will join the event on 12 September as a speaker.


Argus Methanol Forum

09 11 September 2024, Houston, Texas

The Argus Methanol Forum will take place in Houston, Texas on 09 11 September 2024. The event will bring together buyers and sellers of methanol to discuss about the latest developments in renewable methanol.

Dr Dario Formenti, ISCC System Manager, will join the event on 11 September as a speaker.


Argus Biofuels & Feedstocks Latin America

19 20 June 2024, São Paulo, Brazil

The Argus Biofuels & Feedstocks Latin America will take place in São Paulo on 19 20 June 2024. During the conference Brazil’s biofuels strategy and business goals as well as Latin America’s biofuels potential will be discussed.

Aleksandra Blazeusz, ISCC System Manager, will join the trading and certification panel discussion on 19 June on: “Could Latin America become an exporter of feedstocks and products in the long term and is the environment ready for trade?” With a growing focus on the sustainability and traceability of raw materials, this session will dive into the certification requirements across Latin America and in the US and Europe.


Circular Plastics Packaging South and Central America

11 12 June 2024, Medellin, Colombia

The Circular Plastics Packaging South and Central America took place in Medellin on 11 12 June 2024. The event covered several topics, including an overview on the plastics regulation, packaging trends and innovations and a packaging market outlook.

Dr. Lea Eggemann, Project Manager at MEO Carbon Solutions, represented ISCC during this conference. She joined as a speaker on 11 June and held a presentation on the certification of the supply chain integration of circular raw materials including information on the regulatory framework developments in the EU, mass-balance and attribution approaches as well as sustainability and carbon footprint certification of recycling and the use of bio-based materials.


Sustainability in Packaging Asia

04 06 June 2024, Singapore

The Sustainability in Packaging Asia took place in Singapore on 04 06 June 2024 as a hybrid event. The event covered different topics including new technologies and innovations in packaging material, the regulatory landscape and practical examples from brand owners.

Jasmin Brinkmann, Team Lead Logos, Claims and Licensing, joined as a speaker on Thursday, 06 June. She held a presentation in session 6 “Sustainable packaging in practice” on the ISCC PLUS certification scheme for the circular economy and bioeconomy and how to make credible claims.


IATA Aviation Energy Forum (AEF)

28 30 May 2024, Vienna, Austria

The IATA Aviation Energy Forum (AEF) took place in the Hilton Vienna Park Hotel in Vienna, Austria. AEF is the premier industry meeting for the world’s aviation fuel community and a unique platform allowing airline representatives, fuel and SAF suppliers, and other IATA strategic partners to discuss the industry’s priorities and agree on actions to enhance efficiency and productivity, and better understand what the airline commitment to deliver on the net zero 2050 pledge will mean.

Thomas Bock, Senior System Manager and Team Lead Aviation & Maritime, participated in the up-front workshop on SAF sustainability certification with IATA airlines. He was also part pf the panel on “SAF Accounting: Where we are and the way forward”. Additionally, Thomas Bock participated in the workshop on “Understanding SAF Sustainability Certification – A Joint Guidance Document”.


Webinar: A Pathway to Circular Economy – Mass Balance Approach

28 May 2024, Online

During the webinar organized by EuroCham the Mass Balance Approach and its potential to accelerate the transition to a circular economy and bioeconomy was discussed.

Dr Jan Henke, Director at ISCC and Meo Carbon Solutions, held a keynote presentation elaborating on the mass balance and attribution approach and its implementation across value chains.


2nd Sustainable Feedstocks for the future of Chemicals & Plastics

23 24 May 2024, Antwerp, Netherlands

The 2nd Sustainable Feedstocks for the future of Chemicals and Plastics took place in Antwerp, Netherlands on 23 24 May 2024. The event covered current supply chain challenges, action plans, innovative technologies and legislation shifts to drive the chemical industry forward.

Dr Jan Henke, Director at ISCC and Meo Carbon Solutions, joined as a speaker and held a presentation on ISCC PLUS certification of circular and biobased raw materials and value chains.


Sustainable Aviation Futures Congress

21 23 May 2024, Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Sustainable Aviation Futures Congress took place in the Hotel Okura Amsterdam in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The event featured expert content, networking opportunities with the entire aviation and energy value chain as well as in-depth insights into SAF projects, feedstocks, eFuels, carbon accounting and regulation.

Thomas Bock, Senior System Manager and Team Lead Aviation & Maritime, participated in the panel on “Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) and Carbon Intensity (CI): How sustainable are different feedstock pathways and what impact on SAF production?” on 23 May.


Polyurethane Foam Association Spring Meeting

21 23 May 2024, St. Petersburg, Florida

The Polyurethane Foam Association Spring Meeting took place in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Peter Hawighorst from ISCC joined as a speaker on 23 May. He held a presentation on Sustainability Certification for Flexible Polyurethane Foam (FPF) Supply Chains using ISCC PLUS.


6th Annual Sustainable Cleaning Products & Formulation Conference

15 16 May 2024, Milan, Italy

The 6th Annual Sustainable Cleaning Products & Formulation Conference took place at Hotel Lombardia in Milan, Italy, on 15 16 May 2024.  This 6th edition covered sustainability metrics, green ingredients, sustainable packaging, formulation & hygiene & consumer impacts. With the sustainability efforts of most cleaning product firms, the conference focuses on reducing environmental footprints and sustainable sources of raw materials in the cleaning sector.

Sina Tischbierek, ISCC PLUS System Manager, participated as a speaker on 15 May and held a presentation on “ISCC PLUS certification: Ensuring material traceability along the supply chain for a circular and bioeconomy.”


Argus Green Marine Fuels Conference

14 16 May 2024, Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Argus Green Marine Fuels Conference took place at Amsterdam Marriott Hotel on 14 16 May 2024. The event returned to Amsterdam to offer key industry insights into the competitive and progressively complex global marine fuels market.

Thomas Bock, Senior System Manager and Team Lead Aviation & Maritime, participated in the opening panel “How can shipping companies stay afloat in the midst of increasing regulation and legislation?”


Rethinking Material Innovation and Investment Summit

14 15 May 2024, London, UK

The Rethinking Material Innovation and Investment Summit took place at Hilton London Bankside on 14 15 May. The focus was on scaling innovation in new materials for consumer goods.

Berk Büyükbas, ISCC PLUS System Manager, Traceability and Chain of Custody, participated in the Panel Discussion on 14 May on Sustainable Feedstocks “Capitalising on Cross Sector Collaboration and Waste Stream Valorisation”. Additionally, he was part of the Roundtable Discussion “Balanced Perspectives – Diving into Mass Balance” on 15 May.


CMT’s Biomass Innovations Asia 2024 Conference & Exhibition

13 15 May 2024, Toyko, Japan

The CMT’s Biomass Innovations Asia 2024 took as a hybrid event on 13 15 May 2024 in Tokyo. The event focussed on the latest developments in the biomass and biofuel market.

Jiwon Sung, Senior System Manager, participated as a speaker on 13 May and hold a presentation on “Supporting Sustainability in the Biofuels Supply Chain using ISCC Certificate”. She provided an overview on Bio-feedstocks and its application under ISCC PLUS as well as supply chain traceability and its chain of custody.


Smart Freight Week

23 25 April 2024, Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Smart Freight Week will take place at Circa Amsterdam. The event provided and excellent networking opportunity for the SFC community to learn more about the latest developments tied to decarbonizing freight and logistics.

Thomas Bock, Senior System Manager and Team Lead Aviation & Maritime, participated in the first panel on Book and Claim Ecosystem update. He shared ISCC’s views on book & claim and presented the new ISCC Credit Transfer System.


The International Bunker Conference IBC

23 25 April 2024, Oslo, Norway and Kiel, Germany

The International Bunker Conference IBC was hosted onboard of the M/V Color Fantasy on 23 25 April 2024. The focus of this year’s IBC was on the bio movement and the recent EU and IMO regulations.

Dr Norbert Schmitz, Managing Director at ISCC, joined as a speaker and hold a presentation on 24 April from 12.15 12.45 PM on Certifying Sustainable Fuels.


Sustainable Biofuels Workshop

23 April 2024, Paris, France

The Sustainable Biofuels Workshop, organized by the International Energy Agency (IEA), took place on 23 April 2024 in Paris, France. During the workshop, the opportunities and challenges of ramping up sustainable biofuels were discussed with stakeholders from international organizations, government and industry.

Rob Vierhout, Chairman of the ISCC Association, participated in the workshop and represented ISCC.


IPIECA Week

22 26 April 2024, London, UK

The IPIECA (International Petroleum Industry Environmental Conservation Association) took take place in London on 22 26 April 2024. The event will focus on decarbonization strategies in the Aviation & Maritime Sector, where certification plays a crucial role.

During the “Certification & Chain-of-Custody” session, Dr Dario Formenti, ISCC System Manager, joined as a speaker and delivered a presentation on Certification of Sustainable Aviation & Maritime Fuels.


Argus Biofuels & Feedstocks Asia Conference

22 24 April 2024, Singapore

The Argus Biofuels & Feedstocks Asia Conference took place in Singapore on 22 24 April 2024 offering networking opportunities with key stakeholders from the industry. The focus of this year’s conference was on the commercialisation of new biofuel pathways.

Vasu R Vasuthewan, Advisor at ISCC, joined as a speaker on 22 April and hold a presentation in the Sustainability and certification session. He provided an overview on SAF certification and gave an outline of the ISCC SAF credit transfer system.


The Adhesive and Sealant Council 2024 Annual Convention

15 17 April 2024, Louisville, Kentucky

The Adhesive and Sealant Council 2024 Annual Convention took place on 15 17 April 2024 at the Omni Louisville Hotel. The event covered different sessions focussing on Market Disruptors, Manufacturing Technology, Sustainable Practices and the Impact of AI on Adhesive & Sealant Innovation among others.

Dr Jan Henke, Director at ISCC and MEO Carbon Solutions, participated as a speaker in the session on “Driving Sustainable Products to Market; Metrics and Challenges” on 17 April taking place from 10.15 10.35 AM. He held a presentation on “Certified mass balance and attribution approaches”, introducing the certification system ISCC PLUS and explaining the mass balance and attribution approach and its implementation across value chains. He spoke about the recognition of mass balance approaches by industry and brand owners and within regulation and showed examples of credible certified claims for final products.


Argus SAF Forum

10 April 2024, Madrid, Spain

The Argus SAF Forum took place in Madrid, Spain on 10 April focussing on regulations, pricing and logistics of SAF.

Thomas Bock, Senior System Manager and Team Lead Aviation & Maritime, participated in the opening panel on “From theory to practice: How will regulations come into affect?” He focussed on the aspect of “What sustainability requirements does SAF need to have to be EU mandate-compliant?”


The European Biopolymer Summit

26 27 March 2024, Ghent, Belgium

The European Biopolymer Summit took place in on 26 – 27 March 2024 in Ghent, Belgium. The event brought together leading experts in the biopolymer industry.

Jiwon Sung, Senior System Manager, held a presentation on Supporting Sustainable Supply Chains: ISCC PLUS Certification for Bioplastics. 


Tire Technology Expo 2024

18 21 March 2024, Hannover, Germany

The 23rd Tire Technology Expo took place in March 2024 in Hannover, Germany. The event is Europe’s most important tire manufacturing technology exhibition.

Dr Jan Henke, Director at ISCC and Meo Carbon Solutions, delivered a presentation on March 20th at 11:35 AM. The focus was on the integration of certified and sustainable raw materials for the tire production, specifically emphasizing on the utilization of sustainable natural rubber and recycled raw materials. In addition, it was elaborated how ISCC provides support and guidance to ensure compliance with EUDR requirements.

Lastly, Dr Jan Henke demonstrated how third-party multi-stakeholder certification systems can be used to credibly certify the sustainability of rubber plantations, identify raw materials and recycled materials, establish traceability based on specific chain of custody approaches, determine recycling rates and how to make on and off-product claims to customers.


Chemical Recycling

12 13 March 2024, Houston, Texas

The Chemical Recycling took place on 12 13 March 2024 in Houston, Texas. During the event the challenges and opportunities for recycling systems as well as industry trends and the growing importance of mass balance accounting were discussed.

Dr Jan Henke, Director at ISCC and Meo Carbon Solutions, joined the Fireside chat on 12 March at 11.50 AM explaining mass balance certification. The session was followed by a Q&A session.


European Green Ammonia Summit

06 07 March 2024, Düsseldorf, Germany

The European Green Ammonia Summit took place in March 2024 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Summit brought together different stakeholder such as green ammonia producers, hydrogen providers and renewable energy providers to discuss market trends and innovations in the sector.

Dr Dario Formenti, ISCC System Manager, participated in a panel discussion on “Sustaining and optimal value chain for green ammonia” and presented the ISCC approach for the certification of Power-to-Ammonia, RFNBO-NH3 and generally renewable-derived chemicals.


2nd Annual World Biopolymers and Bioplastics Innovation Forum

28 29 February 2024, Amsterdam, Netherlands

The 2nd Annual World Biopolymers and Bioplastics Innovation Forum took place on 28 29 February in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Bringing together more than 150 industry experts, the event provided a platform to discuss new challenges and opportunities in bioplastics and sustainable biocomposites.

Berk Büyükbas, ISCC PLUS System Manager, talked about the ISCC PLUS Certification for Bioplastics and how it supports sustainable supply chains.


Future of Chemical Recycling Europe 2024

31 January 01 February 2024, Rotterdam, Netherlands

ACI’s Future of Chemical Recycling Europe 2024 took place in Rotterdam, bringing together key stakeholders from both the industry as well as chemical and sustainability associations. During the event the environmental and economic benefits of Chemical Recycling were discussed.

Matt Blackmore, Senior Project Manager at Meo Carbon Solutions, participated as a speaker.


Bio-Oils Forum

30 31 January 2024, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Bio-Oils Forum, hosted by the The Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping, took place in Copenhagen.

Aleksandra Blazeusz, System Manager ISCC EU, participated as a panelist and discussed the topic of “Securing biomass of sustainable origin”.


Fuels of the Future

22 23 January 2024, Berlin, Germany

The 21st edition of Fuels for the Future took place in Berlin, Germany and was held both in German and English. More than 60 speakers from various industries discussed new market trends and potential uses of renewable fuels.

Dr Norbert Schmitz, Managing Director at ISCC, held a presentation about certification of sustainable fuels for road, air and sea transportation on the global markets.


Global Forum for Food and Agriculture Expert Panels

18 19 January 2024, Berlin, Germany

The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) is an international conference on agri-food policy issues hosted by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL). The GFFA Expert Panels took place on 18 19 January 2024 in Berlin, Germany. The Expert Panels were organized by different actors from politics, science and business with the aim to discuss current topics of the GFFA and enhance professional exchange and discussions.

Dr Jan Henke, Director at ISCC and MEO Carbon Solutions, joined the panel on Zero Hunger in agricultural production: Not yet a reality, but achievable! Working together for human rights in supply chains. Together with Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e.V., he elaborated on the Food Security Standard (FSS) and discussed with stakeholders the importance and needs of implementing food security in agricultural production.


2nd Sustainable Maritime Fuels Forum & 2nd Sustainable Aviation Fuels Forum

29 30 November 2023, Berlin, Germany

During the 2nd Sustainable Maritime Fuels Forum & the 2nd edition of the Sustainable Aviation Fuels Forum took place in Berlin, Germany. The events served as a platform for companies across the value chain to discuss challenges and latest developments toward a greener future.

Dr Norbert Schmitz, Managing Director at ISCC, joined both events as a speaker. During the Sustainable Maritime Fuels Forum he shared his expertise on Sustainability certification for biofuels as a key piece in the puzzle towards net-zero. During the Sustainable Aviation Fuels Forum, Dr Norbert Schmitz held a presentation in Session VI “Flight to compliance and 2025 readiness in aviation”, giving an update on the latest developments in certification of SAF and credit transfer.


European Sustainable Plastics Summit

21 22 November 2023, Frankfurt, Germany

The European Sustainable Plastics Summit 2023 took place in Frankfurt, Germany as a hybrid event. During the summit topics such as the development of bio-based plastic and the path to carbon neutral circular plastics were discussed.

Jiwon Sung, ISCC PLUS Senior System Manager, held a presentation on supporting sustainable supply chains: ISCC PLUS certification for bioplastics.


Ölsaaten Forum 2023

10 November 2023, Berlin, Germany

The Ölsaaten Forum in Berlin took place on 10 November as a hybrid event. This event was hosted by the Union zur Förderung von Öl- und Proteinpflanzen e.V. (UFOP).

Andreas Feige, Managing Director, held a presentation on the developments in certification.


Online Recycling Online Workshop

08 November 2023, online

The Chemical Recycling Online Workshop took place on 08 November as an online event.

Dr Jan Henke, Director at ISCC and Meo Carbon Solutions, held a presentation about Certification for the circular economy and the integration of chemical recycling via mass balance approaches.


20th Phenol/Acetone & Derivative Markets Hybrid Conference

07 08 November 2023, Bangkok, Thailand

The 20th Phenol/ Acetone & Derivative Markets conference took place in a hybrid format in Bangkok, Thailand. The event gathered experts from the phenol/ acetone value chain to discuss market updates, opportunities for sustainable phenol/ acetone production technologies and green products as well as supply demand forecasts among other topics.

Berk Büyükbas, System Manager at ISCC, held a presentation about Certification of sustainable Phenol, Acetone & Derivatives under ISCC PLUS.


Sustainable Feedstocks for the Future of Chemicals and Plastics Asia

17 18 October 2023, Bangkok, Thailand

The Sustainable Feedstocks for the Future of Chemicals and Plastics Asia took place in Bangkok, Thailand. The event aimed to create a platform to drive the adoption of sustainable feedstocks in Asia bringing together leading industry players in the value chain.

Dr Jan Henke, Director at ISCC, held a presentation talking about a Certified Mass Balance Approach to Circular Economy.


Sustainability Heroes

10 12 October 2023, Online Event

During the 9th edition of the Sustainability Heroes Conference learnings and newest developments with regard to the Supply Chain Due Diligence Act (dt. Lieferkettensorgfaltspflichtengesetztes (LkSG)) were discussed.

On 12 October, Juliane Pohl, Senior System Manager at ISCC, will hold a presentation about deforestation-free supply chains: regulation and certification.


TPO Global Automotive Conference

01 04 October 2023, Detroit, USA

The SPE TPO Global Automotive Engineered Polyolefins Conference has become the world’s leading automotive polyolefins forum and typically draws 900 attendees from 20 countries on 4 continents who are key decision makers and some of the world’s foremost authorities on transportation polyolefin applications, economics, and market trends.

Peter Hawighorst from ISCC will be present and hold a presentation on sustainability certification for TPO Supply Chains using ISCC PLUS.


Business Forum on Bio-Methane and Green Hydrogen

27 September 2023, Vienna, Austria

The Business Forum on Bio-Methane and Green Hydrogen will take place in Vienna, Austria. The event aims to explore the Ukrainian landscape with regards to bio-methane and green hydrogen sectors in Ukraine. This includes legal and legislative frameworks, along with strategic and policy plans. Furthermore, the event aims to thematize various topics along the supply chains, featuring European legal framework and examples, market players active in Europe and interested in Ukraine, and presentation of projects in an advanced stage in Ukraine. Crucially, the event will provide the scene to focus the attention on specific topics raised by the supply chain players, and provide the opportunity for market players and state institutions alike to network and carry out bilateral discussions. 

Peter Hawighorst from ISCC will be present and hold a presentation on Credible sustainability certification for biomethane and green hydrogen.


How to use chemically recycled content in your packaging

26 September 2023, Online Webinar

The Webinar “How to use chemically recycled content in your packaging”, hosted in an online format, will focus on the usage of recycled content in food-contact and healthcare packaging, necessary steps to take and ways to obtain the right certification.

Jasmin Brinkmann, Senior System Manager at ISCC, will be joining as a guest speaker and will elaborate on the mass balance approach and how it works to track and account for chemically recycled content as well as on how to make certified recycled content claims through ISCC.


3rd European Sustainable HomeCare Products Forum

12 13 September 2023, Prague, Czechia

In this third European Sustainable HomeCare Products Forum the future of sustainable home care products will be discussed, bringing together industry leaders in the home care sector.

Jasmin Brinkmann, Senior System Manager at ISCC, will be joining as a speaker and talk about ISCC PLUS – A Certification Scheme for the Bioeconomy and Circular Economy, covering traceability and chain of custody options of a sustainability certification scheme, the use of logos and claims and the ISCC licensing scheme for brand owners.


TSA: Mass Balance Approach in Advancing Plastics Circularity

13 September 2023, Online Webinar

In this third external webinar organized by TSA (Trinseo’s Sustainability Academy), “Mass Balance Approach in Advancing Plastics Circularity”, Cindy Ormaza, Trinseo’s Sustainability Procurement Specialist and Corporate Mass Balance Officer, introduced and explained the Mass Balance concept with a virtual example, its recognition status as well as present a case study.

Dr Jan Henke, Director, ISCC and Meo Carbon Solutions, joined her. He presented the ISCC PLUS certification system, detailing the Mass Balance and attribution approach and its implementation throughout the value chain. He discussed the recognition of these methods in voluntary markets, among brand owners, and potential upcoming regulations. Examples were provided to showcase how brand owners can make credible and certified claims using the ISCC licensing approach.


FEICA 2023 European Adhesive & Sealant Conference and EXPO

13 15 September 2023, Tarragona, Spain

The FEICA Conference and EXPO is the most important event for the adhesive and sealant industry in Europe. Essential insights into the key issues affecting the industry were offered throughout the event, and it is also a great networking opportunity for formulators, customers, suppliers, distributors, service providers and members of the academic community. Dr Jan Henke, Director of ISCC, participated as part of the Master Class: “Transitioning to sustainable raw materials: the mass balance approach” and explain Certification and licensing, including where mass balancing is already applied, specifically for adhesives and sealants.


Innovation and Circularity Summit

28 29 June 2023, Orlando, Florida

During the Innovation and Circularity Summit, took place in Orlando, Florida, opportunities and challenges around plastic circularity will were discussed. Dr Jan Henke, Director of ISCC, participated as a panelist and explain how ISCC certification offers transparent and auditable supply chains and helped companies to achieve their sustainability goals.


2nd Sustainable Polyolefins, Markets & Innovations

21 22 June 2023, Brussels, Belgium

The 2nd Sustainable Polyolefins, Markets & Innovations conference took place in Brussels on 2122 June 2023 in a hybrid format. Senior System Manager Jiwon Sung participated as a speaker and gave a presentation on “ISCC PLUS certification in the circular economy” including an overview on ISCC PLUS, the licensing scheme as well as Logos and Claims.


31st European Biomass Conference and Exhibition

5 8 June 2023, Bologna, Italy

The EUBCE is the world’s largest biomass conference and exhibition. Peter Hawighorst from ISCC presented and participated in a panel discussion on „Low ILUC Biofuels“.


World Hydrogen Summit

10 May 2023, Rotterdam, Netherlands

The World Hydrogen Summit took place in Rotterdam on 911 May 2023. The summit brought together key players from the entire value chain to share expertise and advance the global hydrogen economy . ISCC Senior System Manager Juliane Pohl gave a presentation on the ISCC RFNBO certification approach.


4th Go Circular Business Summit

19 20 April 2023, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Go Circular is a business-focused conference where participants discuss the key challenges of the circular economy in plastics and build collaborations in the circular economy. The entire value chain is represented, from petrochemical companies to brand owners. ISCC Director Dr Jan Henke spoke on “The role of the certification systems in the plastic circular economy”.


Sustainable Feedstocks for the Future of Chemicals & Plastics

29 30 March, 2023, Rotterdam, Netherlands

At a time when companies are eagerly investing in new technologies to utilize sustainable feedstocks such as carbon capture, biomass, corn, plastic waste, algae, etc., the event raises the question of what problems the chemical industry is encountering in processing alternative sustainable feedstocks. On 30 March, ISCC Director Dr Jan Henke gave a presentation on the “Certified Mass Balance Approach to Circular Economy”, explaining what the key criteria are for applying mass balance, how certification works throughout the supply chain, and the benefits it offers.


bio!TOY 2023

21 22 March 2023, Nuremberg, Germany

Senior System Manager Jasmin Brinkmann took part as a speaker in the third edition of the bio!TOY 2023, taking place in a hybrid format in Nuremberg, Germany. She took about “ISCC PLUS – A Certification Scheme for the Bioeconomy and Circular Economy”.


Chemical Recycling

20 22 March 2023, Houston, USA

On 22 March ISCC Director Jan Henke talked about “Sustainability certification for the circular economy – Integration of chemical recycling via the mass balance approach”. The presentation highlighted the certification requirements, structure, potential claims, costs, and specific implementation steps to successfully meet consumer demand and regulatory requirements.


World Biopolymers and Bioplastics Innovation Forum

01 02 March 2023, Berlin, Germany

The World Biopolymers and Bioplastics Innovation Forum took place on 01 02 March 2023 in Berlin, Germany. Senior System Manager Jasmin Brinkmann participated as a speaker and gave a presentation on “ISCC PLUS – A Sustainability Certification Scheme for the Bioeconomy” including an overview on ISCC PLUS, the ISCC licensing scheme for brand owners as well as Logos and Claims.


The European Biopolymer Summit 2023

08 09 February 2023, London, UK

The European Biopolymer Summit took place in London on 0809 February 2023. ISCC Senior System Manager Jasmin Brinkmann contributed as a speaker and spoke on “ISCC PLUS Certification – Solution Provider for the Bioeconomy and Circular Economy.”


Webinar on Recycling of Flexible Packaging

17 January 2023, Online Webinar

ISCC contributed as speaker during the Webinar on Recycling of Flexible Packaging organized by “Reducing Plastic Waste in Canada” covering the topic of ISCC PLUS for the Circular Economy and Bioeconomy.


2022

Sustainable Aviation Fuels Forum

6 – 7 December 2022, Berlin, Germany

At the Sustainable Aviation Fuels Forum in Berlin ISCC´s Managing Director Norbert Schmitz will participate as a speaker.


Chemical Recycling Summit

16-17 November 2022, Online Event

The 2022 Chemical Recycling Summit will focus on global trends in chemical recycling, success stories, regulatory development, various recycling technologies and more.

ISCC Director Jan Henke will participate as a speaker and give a presentation on “Certification solutions for the circular economy and chemical recycling”.


Foam Expo North America and Adhesives & Bonding Expo Europe

8 -10 November 2022, Stuttgart, Germany

ISCC will contribute as speaker during a Webinar covering the topic of Enabling Circular Economy Initiatives in North America to Match State and Federal Regulatory Compliance. The points to be discussed amongst others will be the im implications of using recycled and recyclable materials in product design and development, outlining the requirements of the end user for recycled goods and making sure products can be traced back to source and learning how to best logistically organize recycled product as well as determining the value of non-virgin materials


“Digital K2022” by DSM

19-20 October, Düsseldorf, Germany

Live from K2022 (19 – 26 October in Düsseldorf), the world’s leading trade show for the plastics and rubber industry, DSM invites you to a free online event on 19 and 20 October. ISCC´s Director Jan Henke will hold a presentation on the topic of Sustainability certification for the circular economy with ISCC PLUS and is available for a Q&A session afterwards.


Chemical Recycling 2022

11 October 2022, Online Event

ISCC will contribute as a speaker at the online event Chemical Recycling 2022. The topic of the presentation will be Certification, Mass Balance and Standards with Chemical Recycling. Inna Knelsen will explain what mass balance is, how it works and how products can be certified under ISCC. The legislative landscape in Europe and worldwide will also be discussed.


Reaching your sustainability goals in Appliances with renewable PP

29 September 2022, Online Event

In this webinar by Borealis, participants will learn about the ISCC certification process and about Borealis renewable-based polyolefins (Bornewables™). They are ISCC certified materials that allow companies to reduce their carbon emissions without sacrificing performance and quality. ISCC speaker Jasmin Brinkmann will give a presentation and be available to answer your questions.


Circular Nonwovens Forum 2022

22 September 2022, Hybrid Event, Brussels and online

The Circular Nonwovens Forum will take place as a hybrid event in Brussels, Belgium. The forum focuses on challenges and opportunities in the pursuit of a circular economy for nonwovens. ISCC will contribute as a speaker and present the Credible Sustainability Certification of Nonwovens, giving input on risk assessment and monitoring of deforestation-free global supply chains and step by step traceability requirements and product carbon footprint calculations.


International Palm Oil Sustainability Conference 2022

13 September 2022, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The 7th International Palm Oil Sustainability Conference 2022 (IPOSC 2022) will be held on 13 September 2022 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is organized by the Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) every two years and is aimed at stakeholders in the Malaysian palm oil industry involved in the sustainability debate. This year, the event will be held locally for the first time since the pandemic. ISCC´s Managing Director Andreas Feige will hold a presentation on the topic of Opportunities in EU´s Low-ILUC Risk Fuel Voluntary Certification Scheme.


Sustainable Polyolefins, Markets & Innovations

28 – 29 June 2022, Brussels

CMT’s  Sustainable Polyolefins, Markets & Innovations Hybrid conference on 28-29 June 2022 in Brussels, Belgium brings together players in the polyolefins value chain to share insights on the development and trends moving forward. ISCC will contributed as speaker and presented the Role of Sustainability Certification within the Transitioning to a Circular Economy.


Meeting with U.S. Pact Activators

31 May 2022

The meeting with U.S. Pact Activators aims to educate Activators on the key issues of PCR certification, so they can help craft and ultimately adopt an official U.S. Pact position on PCR. One of deliverables of the U.S. Pact is researching existing and emerging standards and taking a position with respect to how the Pact will further the use of post-consumer recycled content and responsibly sourced, biobased content. ISCC participated as a speaker and presented ISCC PLUS.


Future of Surfactants Summit

25 – 26 May 2022, Barcelona, Spain

The 6th Future of Surfactants Summit took place as a physical event in Barcelona, Spain. It brought together experts of the surfactants industry for two days of presentations, panel discussions and networking opportunities. ISCC contributed as speaker and present the Credible Sustainability Certification of Surfactants.


Tire Technology Expo Conference

18 – 20 May 2022

The Tire Technology Expo in its 22nd year is the most important tire manufacturing technology exhibition and conference in Europe. The Tire Technology Expo 2022 offered the world’s premier technology showcase with exhibits and materials covering the complete spectrum of the tire manufacturing process. ISCC contributed as speaker and presented the establishment of ISCC for synthetic and natural rubber in the tire industry.


IATA Aviation Energy Forum

17-19 May 2022, Munich, Germany

The IATA Aviation Energy Forum (AEF) brings together the World’s Aviation Fuel Community to discuss on key topics that contribute to the 2050 net zero target. It took place on 17-19 May 2022 in Munich, Germany at the Westin Grand Munich hotel. ISCC took part in the panel discussion on “Tracking the path to net zero – how do we get there?”, giving input on how sustainability certification can help the aviation industry to deliver on its net-zero commitment.


9. Polymer Forum

12 May 2022,Aschaffenburg, Germany

The 9th Polymer Forum took place as a physical event in Aschaffenburg, Germany. High-profile speakers from the industry, development and research branches were addressing a broad variety of interesting and relevant topics regarding the future with e-mobility, the circular economy influences as well as trends for the plastics industry. ISCC contributed as speaker and present the Sustainability Certification for the Circular and Bioeconomy.


European Polymers Conference

09 – 10 May 2022, Vienna, Austria and Online

The European Polymers Conference took place as a hybrid event in Vienna, Austria. With its focus on sustainability and circularity, the European Polymers Conference brings together the PET Value Chain, World Polyolefins, and European Recycling. ISCC contributed as a speaker and provided input on how certification supports the way towards a Circular Economy and Bioeconomy.


Incorporating Recycled Content in Plastics Packaging

24 March 2022, Online Event

The online seminar “Incorporating Recycled Content in Plastics Packaging” provided input on certification approaches, verification and measurements as well as current challenges and the view of the government. ISCC contributed as a speaker and gave an update on ISCC regarding these topics.


2nd Chemical Recycling of Plastics (CRoP) Forum

16 March 2022

ISCC contributed as speaker and provided input on the Mass Balance Method of Chemical Recycling.


2nd Circular Polyolefins Outlook

16 March 2022, Online Event

During the CMT’s 2nd Circular Polyolefins Outlook virtual conference on 16 March 2022 at 15:30 SGT (GMT+8) players in the polyolefins value chain shared insights on the development and trends moving forward. ISCC Director Dr Jan Henke contributed his expertise on the mass balance approach & ISCC PLUS as well as the transition to a circular economy.


Webinar aireg & DWV – e-Kerosene: Sustainable Coverage of Import Demand

8 March 2022, Online Event

The webinar hosted by aireg and DWV on e-Kerosene: Sustainable Coverage of Import Demand took place online at 6:00 pm CET (in German language) and covered the topics all around future freedom and mobility as well as preserving those achievements. The use of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) based on the entire range of available raw materials can contribute significantly to this challenge. However, SAF are currently only available in limited quantities and not across the board. How can future demand be met and compliance with sustainability requirements in manufacturing and also along global supply chains be ensured? ISCC contributed as speaker.


Data Monitoring within the Plastic Value Chain

3 February 2022, Online Event

This workshop by the Institute for Sustainable Process Technology is aiming to set up a clear image of why a future-proof data monitoring system is needed by sharing and discussing information from different perspectives. This image is needed to take the next steps, where the scope for a potential project in a new consortium is being collaboratively defined. ISCC participated as speaker and shared the expertise on the role of certification and how it is applied within circular plastics.

2021

Foam Expo North America Webinar

8 December 2021, Online Event

“Circular economy in North America is building momentum.” At the Foam Expo North America Webinar participants were presented the following points of discussion: Understanding the implications of using recycled and recyclable materials in product design and development, outlining the requirements of the end user for recycled goods and making sure products can be traced back to source and learning how best to logistically organize recycled product as well as determining the value of non-virgin materials. ISCC participated as speaker.


2nd Recycled Packaging for Food Contact

2 December 2021

The 2nd Recycled Packaging for Food Contact has the purpose to get clarity on latest regulation for Recycled Packaging for Food Contact. Some of the key highlights of this online meeting are the following:Regulatory update on Recycled packaging for food contact, 3R strategy : how to deal with the political signals for plastics packaging, Challenges in assessing supply chain for rPlastics for food contact, Keeping food grade rPET material in the circular loop – perspective from the juice industry, NextLoopp food grade rPP – achievements, breakthroughs and barriers, Recycling hard-to-recycle PET waste to food grade rPET quality and Chemically recycled polyolefins for food packaging applications. ISCC participated as speaker.


Argus Biofuels and Asia Markets

9 – 11 November 2021

The Argus Biofuels Europe and Asia Markets gives up-to-date insights and coverage of two essential markets to the global Biofuels industry. During the conference the key challenges and opportunities were explored. The agenda consists of topics such as the European For for 55 and all its implications, the role of biofuels in the energy transition, the future of feedstocks and their availability, as well as exploring developments in the market for SAF in both Europe and Asia and future fuels. ISCC participated as speaker.


VILF Annual Meeting 2021

4 – 5 November 2021, Hybrid Event

The first hybrid event in Neu-Isenburg with more than 200 participants and over 60 people on screen had a great atmosphere and was a platform to exchange ideas. The conference was thematically characterised by sustainability and digitalisation. ISCC participated as speaker.


IATA Sustainable Aviation Fuel Symposium (SAFS)

3 – 4 November 2021

The IATA SAFS is recognised as the premier global meeting for Sustainable Aviation Fuel. Several topics were discussed, such as technical and commercial progress, policy trends and momentum – country, regional and international level, airlines’ view and commitment to decarbonization and the role of SAF and many more. ISCC participated as speaker.


Chemical Recycling

27 – 28 September 2021, Düsseldorf, Germany

The second edition of the Chemical Recycling conference will further explore the advances in chemical recycling technologies and their integration into the supply chain. This event brings together representatives from all areas of the plastics industry to explore and discuss the developments in this fast moving sector. ISCC participated as a speaker.


Chemical Recycling 2021

14 September 2021

Following on from ‘Chemical Recycling 2020’ which attracted around 200 attendees from 20 countries, presented in collaboration with PlasticsEurope, this year’s event mapped the European Chemical Recycling landscape, explored current innovations and delved into the latest thinking on classification, LCAs, legislation and more. ISCC participated as speaker.


Tire Technology Virtual ‘Live’

7 – 18 June 2021

The Tire Technology Virtual ‘Live’ will take place for two weeks and cover technical presentations and discussions covering the future of tire design and manufacturing. ISCC participated as a speaker.


Renewable Materials Conference 2021

18 – 20 May 2021

The Renewable Materials Conference took place from 18 – 20 May 2021 and provided new advantages and synergies by establishing a meeting point for numerous cross-sectoral networking opportunities. ISCC participated as a speaker.


NIST Workshop: Assessment of Mass Balance Accounting Methods for Polymers

3 – 5 May 2021

This workshop convenes stakeholders associated with mass balance methodologies, including existing standardisation and certification programs focused on circular polymers as well as other, comparable industries. Participants will help to identify and assess existing mass balance methodologies, standards, and certification systems that are or may be applicable to the supply chain sustainability of polymers. ISCC participated as a speaker.

2020

ACI’s Gasification Summit 2020

18 – 19 March 2020, Lyon, France

ACI’s 9th annual Gasification summit will bring together senior executives from the industry and research sectors to discuss the latest commercial and technical developments, challenges and research breakthroughs throughout the entire gasification market. ISCC participated as a speaker.


European Biopolymer Summit 2020

12 – 13 February 2020, Zaragoza, Spain

ACI’s European Biopolymers Summit will bring together senior executives and experts from biopolymers manufacturers, chemical companies, major associations, raw materials, and technology companies, consultants, to discuss the latest changes, challenges and developments within the industry. ISCC participated as a speaker.


12th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA)

17 January 2020, Berlin, Germany

ISCC will be participating at the Expert Panel Discussion on 17 January 2020. The Expert Panels will explore and bring together important insights and aspects of the key topic of GFFA 2020: “Food for All! Trade for secure, diverse and sustainable nutrition.”

2019

6th Global Biodiesel Focus 2019

02 – 03 December 2019, Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China

This year’s Global Biodiesel Focus will facilitate extensive debates about the most pressing issues relevant to the biodiesel industry. The conference will bring together experts and senior executives to discuss the traditional and emerging markets, the biodiesel and palm oil development in Southeast Asia, as well as the evolution of Eurasian biodiesel trade pattern.


8th Biocomposites Conference

14 – 15 November 2019, Cologne, Germany

The 8th Biocomposites Conference will offer valuable insights into the latest technology and strategic market positioning as well as market opportunities for biocomposites in consumer goods such as music instruments, furniture, tables, toys, as well as rigid packaging. Learn more about the trends in biocomposite granulates for injection moulding, extrusion and 3D printing. ISCC is sponsoring the conference and will participate as a speaker.


Lignofuels Americas

30 – 31 October 2019, Omaha, USA

Lignofuels Americas is a platform to meet insightful leaders through the research talks and presentations and encourage many novel approaches of production and scale up of renewable energy. Over the two days, this summit will bring together key lignofuels stakeholders from business and politics to join forum discussions and networking. ISCC will participate as a speaker.


Committee on World Food Security

14 – 18 October 2019, Rome, Italy

ISCC will be participating at the side event with a presentation. The side event will present the Food Security Standard and the results of pilot tests carried out in plantations and smallholder farms in Arica, Asia and Latin-America. Key challenges and opportunities to maintain food security into sustainability certification schemes will be discussed.


Argus Biofuels 2019

08 – 11 October 2019, London, UK

This year’s Argus Biofuels will facilitate extensive debates about the industry’s most pressing challenges, including the impact and latest developments in RED II legislation and the availability of waste-based and other advanced biofuels. Argus Biofuels is the number one networking event for ethanol and biodiesel professionals in Europe. ISCC will be participating with a presentation on the certification of RED Annex 9 products and how to reduce the risk of fraudulent biofuels (Thursday, 10 October, 14:40 to 15:00).


Innovation Forum: Are biofuels sustainable? How biofuels will fit into the energy mix by 2030 and beyond

25 June 2019, Brussels, Belgium

The one-day business forum will discuss and debate the most pressing issues relevant to the biofuel industry. Expert speakers will take a focused look at revised impact calculations and the implementation of the RED II. The forum will equip delegates with the best practices on how to manage risk, navigate uncertainty and meet climate and sustainability targets. ISCC will participate as a speaker.


Oleofuels

05 – 06 June 2019, Venice, Italy

Oleofuels 2019 will bring together senior representatives from the biodiesel, renewable diesel and HVO industries to discuss the latest market advancements, developments & business opportunities. The event will cover current challenges and issues faced by the industry and provide an in depth outlook and overview of today`s European & global Oleofuels markets. ISCC will participate as a speaker.


Argus Biofuels Asia

07 – 09 May 2019, Shanghai, China

Argus Biofuels Asia will offer valuable insights into current developments in the biofuels industry. The conference is designed to foster partnerships between feedstocks providers, traders, refiners, technology innovators and consumers. Backed by key industry participants, the conference this year is divided into two parallel streams offering participants the opportunity to focus on specific areas of their interest. ISCC will participate as a speaker.


Tropical Forest Alliance Annual Meeting 2019

04 May 2019, Bogotá, Colombia

ISCC will participate in the Tropical Forest Alliance Annual Meeting 2019 in Bogotá, Colombia and will provide insights into the latest thinking on smallholder development.


ICAO Stocktaking Seminar toward the 2050 Vision for Sustainable Aviation Fuels

30 April – 01 May 2019, Montréal, Canada

The first ICAO Stocktaking Seminar toward the 2050 Vision for Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAFS2019) will provide a forum for the exchange of information related to aviation fuels. This event will be the first step towards the establishment of a quantified 2050 ICAO Vision for Sustainable Aviation Fuels. ISCC will participate as a speaker.


Gasification

13 – 14 March 2019, Brussels, Belgium

ACI’s 8th Gasification conference will showcase the latest developments in the gasification sector and provide key insights from senior executives in the industry to discuss the latest commercial and  technical developments, challenges and research breakthroughs throughout the entire gasification market. ISCC will participate as a speaker.


The European Biopolymer Summit

13 – 14 February 2019, Gent, Belgium

The European Biopolymer Summit will give insights into the latest updates on environmental projects, the feedstock’s landscape, the role of biopolymers in the circular economy as well as new technologies in the sector. ISCC will participate as a speaker at this conference.


Biomass Trade Summit Europe 2019

16 – 17 January 2019, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

The Biomass Trade Summit Europe 2019 will provide insights into the industry’s latest regulation – The Renewable Energy Directive (RED II) and the Sustainable Biomass Program (SBP), certification schemes, biomass transportation and logistics in the environmental context and the future of biomass sourcing. ISCC will participate as a speaker at this conference.

2018

Alternative Fuel Symposium 2018

15 – 16 November 2018, Singapore, Singapore

The IATA Alternative Fuel Symposium provides a platform for industry professionals to interact with each other and be informed about insights from the market leaders in sustainable aviation fuel. ISCC will participate as a speaker at this conference.


Wood-Plastic Composites 2018

14 – 15 November 2018, Vienna, Austria

Wood-Plastic Composites 2018 will provide a broad based forum for companies processing, fabricating or selling timber or plastics products that are looking to explore or expand their businesses and to identify new opportunities. ISCC will participate as a speaker at this conference.


Annual Gasoline, Naphtha and LPG Conference

7 – 8 November 2018, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Expert speakers on the annual Gasoline, Naphtha and LPG Conference will gather to analyse the latest developments, challenges and trends at the light end of the barrel, including how to maximise profit from changing light ends dynamics. ISCC will participate as a speaker at this conference


International Biogas

10 – 11 October 2018, Berlin, Hermany

The International Biogas Congress and Expo informs about the RED II negotiations, the latest developments in the biogas sector and the role of biogas in the circular economy. ISCC will participate as a speaker at this conference.


Biofuels International

10 – 11 October 2018, Berlin, Germany

The Biofuels International Conference and Expo will give insights into the RED II negotiations, emerging opportunities in the bioethanol sector, case studies and sustainability certification. ISCC will participate as a speaker at this conference.


Argus Biofuels 2018

08 – 11 October 2018, London, UK

In an environment of changing legislation and international trade, the 13th annual Argus Biofuels 2018 provides a platform to discuss current developments. Argus Biofuels is the number one networking event for ethanol and biodiesel professionals in Europe. ISCC will participate as a speaker at this conference.


IPOSC – International Palm Oil Sustainability Conference

19 – 20 September 2018, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

The 5th International Palm Oil Sustainability Conference 2018 (IPOSC 2018) highlights the sustainability efforts and progress of the Malaysian palm oil industry. ISCC and Chairman Prof Gernot Klepper will participate as a speaker at this conference.


7th Global Packaged Summit

25 – 26 June 2018, Amsterdam, Netherlands

ISCC will participate as a speaker at this conference.


Oleofuels 2018

6 – 7 June 2018, Helsinki, Finland

This conference will deal with regulatory uncertainties related to the key policies in Europe (REDII, ILUC, FQD7a), its impact on the overall supply & demand trends, global market updates, as well as key business opportunitie regarding, amongst others, HVO and FAME. Dr Norbert Schmitz as ISCCs managing director will contribute as a speaker with the title “Implications of the RED II for Sustainability Certification” where market and supply chain implications of the RED II, certification challenges, feedstock classifications and GHG calculation aspects will be discussed.


ACI`s European Adhesives & Sealants Summit

23 – 24 May 2018, Warsaw, Poland

ACI’s European Adhesives & Sealants Summit 2018 will bring together senior executives and experts from the adhesives & sealants industry, policy makers, consultants, technology innovators and leading market analysts to discuss the latest challenges and developments within the industry. Dr Norbert Schmitz as the managing director of ISCC will take part in session one, entitled “An In Depth Outlook Into Policy Framework In Adhesives & Sealants Industry In Europe”.


ICOPE “Embracing Sustainable Palm Oil: Solutions for Local Production and Global Change”

25 – 27 April 2018, Bali, Indonesia

Since its inception in 2007, ICOPE (International Conference on Oil Palm and the Environment), has established itself as a unique platform where all stakeholders i.e. planters, NGOs, government officers, researchers and academics, finance officers, gather together to review their roles in the transformation of the palm oil industry towards environment friendly production and consumption of palm oil. The biennial ICOPE has also ensured that stakeholders in producing and consuming countries are being regularly and continually updated on the developments in the sustainable production and consumption of palm oil. ICOPE is the most suitable forum for stakeholders to share solutions and experience, highlight issues and enhance actions towards these goals. 2018 ICOPE aims to highlight environmental issues and share experiences through discussions on the following key topics. ISCC will participate as a speaker in the section on sustainability standards.

  • Carbon and water footprint for oil palm plantation
  • Organic waste recycling in plantation: EFB
  • Ecosystem services: a benefit for oil palm plantations
  • Ecosystem conservation and restoration
  • Towards a global consensus on sustainability standards


2nd Sustainable Oils & Fats International Congress

29 – 30 March 2018, Paris, France

At day 1, session 2 “Creating, Maintaining, Controling Sustainable Supply Chain”, ISCCs managing director Dr Norbert Schmitz will hold a talk on “Practical Solutions for Fully Traceable and Deforestation-Free Supply Chains”. The presentation will cover the following points:

  • Sustainability commitments of major Oil & Fats producers
  • Challenges to the creation, maintenance and control of sustainable supply chains
  • Sustainability certification of global supply chains
  • Mapping, assessing and controlling global supply chains through the Global Risk Assessment Services


Argus Biodiesel China

28 – 29 March 2018, Beijing, China

The conference will be held under the title “Economic implications of used cooking oil´s (UCO) rapid progress”. Expect to meet global participants for half a day of networking in a laid-back setting and one day of presentations and market discussions. You will meet industry participants coming from all steps of diverse supply chains such as feedstock producers and collectors, traders and biofuel producers. ISCC will participate as a speaker.


ACI`s European Fuels & Refining Strategy Conference

21 – 22 March 2018, Venice, Italy

ACI’s 2nd edition of European Fuels Markets & Refining Strategy Conference will give you an insight to the industry`s latest regulations impacting on refinery operations and, while focusing largely on refining strategy in Europe, will also concentrate on global updates and future forecasts on supply and demand of the key fuels markets. Dr Norbert Schmitz will take part in session two, entitled “Refining Energy Efficiency Practices in the Regulatory & Policy Context”.


3rd European Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging Summit

14 – 15 March 2018, Amsterdam, Netherlands

This two-day conference will bring together brand owners, retailers, leading sustainability experts, packaging converters and manufacturers, plastic collectors and reclaimers, policy makers and major global organisations involved in the Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging sector. One of the key topics will be “Market Trends for Sustainable Packaging in 2018 and Beyond”. Dr Norbert Schmitz will participate as a speaker with the topic “Practical Solutions for Fully Traceable and Deforestation-Free Supply Chains of Packaging Materials”. Here, it will be dealt with  sustainability commitments of major food and beverage producers, latest consumers trends towards sustainability in packaging as well as sustainability certification of global supply chains.


5th World Elastomer Summit

7 – 8 March 2018, Düsseldorf, Germany

Over the two days, key industry experts will discuss these challenges & opportunities, as well as industry drivers & future trends, over insightful case studies and interactive panel discussions. Join us in Dusseldorf to benefit from their experiences. This event is a great possibility to exchange with your peers and network with actors from the entire industry. Sascha Wüstenhöfer (ISCC) will participate in a panel discussion called: “Circular Economy & Sustainability in the Elastomer Industry”.


The European Biopolymer Summit 2018

14 – 15 February 2018, Düsseldorf, Germany

The two day event is specially designed to bring together senior executives, key industry experts, researchers and bioplastic manufacturers, to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of bioenvironmental polymer engineering, most recent innovations, trends and concern as well as solutions adopted in the sector. Myriel Camp from ISCC will talk on “Practical Solutions for Fully Traceable and Deforestation-Free Supply Chains of Bio-based Polymers”. Key topics of the presentation are:

  • Challenges to the creation, maintenance and control of sustainable supply chains for feedstocks used in the production of bio-based polymers
  • Sustainability certification of global supply chains
  • Mapping, assessing and controlling global supply chains through the Global Risk Assessment Services (GRAS)


Lignofuels 2018

07 – 08 February 2018, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The 10th Annual Lignofuels Conference will bring together key industry stakeholders to discuss policy frameworks & innovative commercial technologies in the production of second and advanced generation biofuels. Sascha Wüstenhöfer from ISCC will talk on “Practical Solutions for Fully Traceable and Deforestation-Free Supply Chains of Lignofuels”. Key topics of the presentation are:

  • Certification of Sustainable Bio-based Products with ISCC
  • Challenges of Sustainability Certification for Lignofuels
  • ISCC Solutions for Sustainable Supply Chains
  • Tools for Sustainable Forest Management in Lignofuels Production

2017

26th International Sugar Organization Seminar

28 – 29 November 2017, London, UK

The seminar will focus on the crucial area of Sustainability, which ISO promotes as a broad concept that encompasses various fileds and best practices conductive to authentic development. With the vast experience of renowned experts, case studies and fresh strategies will be examined, focusing on providing useful elements that everyone can extrapolate to their own reality. Keynote addresses by high-level public officials and industry specialists will shed new light onto issues of current relevance. ISCC will participate at the seminar as a speaker during the session “Certification: Developments and Results”


Future of Biogas Europe 2017

15 & 16 November 2017, London, UK

The two-day event will bring together power producers, technology providers and other experts from diverse industries that are effected by the changes in the Biogas sector. The conference will provide a forum to discuss the latest challenges and developments making an impact on the industry. ISCC´s Dr. Peter Hawighorst will held a presentation on sustainability and cross-borders trade of biogas.


PIPOC 2017 MPOB International Palm Oil Congress & Exhibition

14 -16 November 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

“Treasuring the Past – Charting the Future” is the title of the this year billenial event organized by PIPOC and MPOB in the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center. ISCC´s will participate on Wednesday, 15 November in the Global Economics and Marketing Conference. In Session 2 “Sustaining Palm Oil Economic Competitiveness and Environment” managing director of ISCC, Andreas Feige, will held in the afternoon a presentation with the title “European Market Trends and Palm Oil Strategic Positioning”.


Certified Sustainable Palm Oil Forum (CSPO): The Way Forward

13 November 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

MPOCC, in conjunction with PIPOC 2017, is organising a Satellite Conference, discussing recent developments in the implementation of mandatory national sustainability certification for the Malaysian palm oil sector. ISCC will participate as a speaker. The focus of the CSPO Forum will be on:

  • Latest developments on how the industry is adopting emerging national standards and their market implicatons
  • NGO perspective on sustainability certification schemes
  • Potential collaboration between sustainability certification schemes
  • Experiences from the field on auditing entities for sustainability certification


9th Carbon Dioxide Utilisation Summit

18 & 19 October 2017, Reykjavik, Iceland

This 2-day event will explore the ongoing developments of turning waste CO2 into profitable, commercially viable opportunities. With insights from key industry players from pilot stage to full scale entities, the conference will address both the technical and commercial aspects of CO2 Utilisation in Europe and across the globe in various segments (fuels, chemicals, renewables, building,..). ISCC´s managing director Dr Norbert Schmitz will contribute in the morning of day 1 as a speaker: Sustainability Certification of Products deriving from Carbon Dioxide Capture and Utilization

  • CO2-Feedstock eligible for sustainability certification
  • Sustainability requirements of products based on carbon dioxide capture
  • Biofuels based on carbon dioxide capture and utilization for the European transport sector


Argus Biofuels 2017

17 – 19 October 2017, London, UK

The 12th annual Argus Biofuels 2017, brings you the most up-to-date information in biodiesel and ethanol markets. Learn about key legislative developments, availability of feedstocks, pricing and market outlooks, the latest developments in HVO and much more. Engage wiht your peers and business partners to understand and enable the biofuels market at the industry’s established networking event. ISCC will participate as a speaker at this conference.


UFOP-Perspektivforum

19. September 2017, Leipzig, Deutschland

Unter dem Titel “Herausforderungen der Klimaschutzpolitik für den Rapsanbau als „Leitkultur” in der Bioökonomie” veranstaltet UFOP (Union zur Förderung von Oel- und Proteinpflanzen) das diesjährige UFOP-Perspektivforum, welches sich mit den Herausforderungen der nationalen Klimaschutzverpflichtungen für den Acker- bzw. Rapsanbau befasst. Meo Geschäftsführer Dr. Jan Henke trägt am Vormittag im Block “Rahmenbedingungen und Strategien für nachhaltige Wertschöpfungsketten” mit seinem Vortrag “Biokraftstoffpolitik: Impulsgeber für die internationale Nachhaltigkeitszertifizierung mit wachsendem Rohstoff- und Marktpotenzial – Handlungsbedarf aus Sicht eines Zertifizierungssystem” zum Austausch bei.


Expertengespräche Power-to-Gas

12. September 2017, Hochschule Raperswil, Schweiz

Die Schweizer Branchenveranstaltung für den Fachbereich Power-to-Product, das IET Institut für Energietechnik, bietet mit den Expertengesprächen einen Treffpunkt für die Vernetzung und den Austausch der Branchenteilnehmenden. Die Fachreferate beleuchten das Thema Power-to-Product aus den unterschiedlichen Fachrichtungen Technologie, Recht, Ökonomie, Ökologie und Gesellschaft. Die Expertengespräche finden zum sechsten Mal statt und der ISCC Geschäftsführer Dr. Norbert Schmitz wird am Nachmittag einen Überblick über  Nachhaltigkeitszertifzierung mit ISCC geben.


Oleofuels 2017: 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 Aquafeed Horizons Europe

14 June 2017, Cologne, Germany

The 1-day event will cover diverse practical information related to advances in formulation and processing aquafeed solutions. ISCC will give a presentation on deforestation-free and sustainable vegetable fats and proteins for aquaculture feed in the afternoon.

2016

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


BioCleantech Forum

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

& Sustainable Cleaning Product Summit

24 – 27 October 2016, Paris, France

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.


EEB – 2016 Annual Conference

26 September 2016, Vienna, Austria

“From Sustainability Talk to Policy Walk: Stepping up EU Action on Climate, Biodiversity and Circular Economy”. 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

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

14 September 2016, Brussels, Belgium

Getting Europe on track to meet its 2020 targets. 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

25 – 26 August 2016, La Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

6th Latin American RSPO Conference. 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.


Oleofuels 2016

21 – 22 June 2016, Liverpool, UK

Production & Trading Strategies due to Policy Instability. 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

17 June 2016, Coimbra, Portugal

Portuguese Association of Importers and Traders of Grains and Oilseeds. 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.


EUBCE 2016 – 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

24 -25 May 2016, Munich, Germany

Organized by bioplastics MAGAZINE. 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

13 April 2016, Geneva, Switzerland

Ensuring stability and growth to 2020 and beyond. 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

18 – 19 January 2016, Berlin, Germany

13th International Conference on Biofuels. 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.

2015

The 2015 European Biopolymer Summit

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.