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Overview on upcoming ISCC trainings and events

Overview of events with contributions by ISCC

25 - 26 June 2018, 7th Global Packaged Summit, Amsterdam, Netherlands

ISCC will participate as a speaker at this conference.

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28 - 29 November 2017, 26th International Sugar Organization Seminar, 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”

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19. September 2017, UFOP-Perspektivforum, 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.

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12. September 2017, Expertengespräche Power-to-Gas, 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.

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18 & 19 October 2017, 9th Carbon Dioxide Utilisation Summit, 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

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17 - 19 October 2017, Argus Biofuels 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.

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14 -16 November 2017, PIPOC 2017 MPOB International Palm Oil Congress & Exhibition, 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”.

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13 November 2017, Certified Sustainable Palm Oil Forum (CSPO): The Way Forward, 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.

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

ISCC will participate as a speaker.

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15 & 16 November 2017, Future of Biogas Europe 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.

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28 & 29 June 2017, Oleofuels 2017, Kraków, Poland

Current & Future Trends for Liquid Biofuels Produced from Oil & Fats

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.

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14 June 2017, 10th Aquafeed Horizons Europe, 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.


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1 - 2 December 2016, Sustainable Sugarcane Forum, 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?”

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7 - 10 November 2016, F.O. Licht's World Ethanol & Biofuels: 19th Annual Conference, 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

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1 - 3 November 2016, BioCleantech Forum, 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.

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24 - 27 October 2016, Sustainable Cosmetics Summit & Sustainable Cleaning Product Summit, 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.

Link to the official website of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit

Link the official website of the Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit

19 - 20 October 2016, Argus Biofuels and Feedstocks 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.

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5 - 6 October 2016, European Palm Oil Conference (EPOC), 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

Official EPOC Website

26 September 2016, EEB - 2016 Annual Conference, 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.

Link to the official website of the conference for the progamme and further information

20 - 22 September 2016, Biofuels International 2016, Ghent, Belgium

9th Biofuels International Conference & Expo

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.

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15 - 16 September 2016, 5th ICIS European Surfactants Conference, 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.

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14 September 2016, EEB Conference Actions for Nature, 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”

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25 - 26 August 2016, II Palm Congress C//Palm, 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.

Link to the official conference website with further information

21 - 22 June 2016, Oleofuels 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.

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20 June 2016, 2. European Biomethane Conference, 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”

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17 June 2016, ACICO Seminar 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.

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9 - 10 June 2016, Sustainable Food Summit, 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.

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6 - 9 June 2016, EUBCE 2016 - 24th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, 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)

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24 -25 May 2016, 4th PLA World Congress, 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.

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13 April 2016, 5th EU Biofuels Seminar, 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”.

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18 - 19 January 2016, Fuels of the Future 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.

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09 - 10 December 2015, The 2015 European Biopolymer Summit, 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.

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Link to the ACI website for further information