THE MAGELLAN SUTERA RESORT KOTA KINABALU, MALAYSIA
12 - 15 NOVEMBER 2018

RT16 Programme


Updated as at 12 October 2018
The Organiser reserves the right to change the conference date, speakers, programme content and event venue should circumstances so require.
THEME: A RENEWED COMMITMENT TO ACHIEVING MARKET TRANSFORMATION
Monday, 12 November 2018
TIME
EVENT
VENUE
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration Opens
Foyer
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Welcome Reception
Lobby
Tuesday, 13 November 2018
TIME
EVENT
VENUE
9:00am
Preparatory Cluster 1
Sustainability Leadership: Policy, Practice and Partnership
Ballroom 1
9:00am
Preparatory Cluster 2
Strengthening The Resilience of Smallholder Farmers
Ballroom 2
10:30am
Coffee Break
Foyer
11:00am
Preparatory Cluster 3
Supply Chain Targets and Progress
Ballroom 1
11:00am
Preparatory Cluster 4
Jurisdictional Approaches: Delivering Sustainable and Deforestation-free Palm Oil
Ballroom 2
12:30pm
Lunch
TBC
2:00pm
Preparatory Cluster 5
The Research Agenda: 5W's and 1H
Ballroom 1
2:00pm
Preparatory Cluster 6
Assurance! Have We Done Enough?
Ballroom 2
3:30pm
Coffee Break
Foyer
4:00pm
Preparatory Cluster 7
Responsible Consumption and Production in Emerging Markets
Ballroom 1
4:00pm



4:00pm
Preparatory Cluster 8
Peat: Halting Deforestation & Peatland Protection and Conservation

Public Consultation
A Journey Through DSF's Mediation Procedures
Ballroom 2



Rose Garden
5:30pm
RT16 Day 1 Ends
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
TIME
EVENT
VENUE
 9:00am

 9:10am



9:30am
RT16 Opening Ceremony

WELCOME ADDRESS
Datuk Darrel Webber
CEO, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Ballroom 2

Ballroom 2



Ballroom 2
10:15am
Coffee Break
Foyer
10:45am
Plenary Session 1
Principle and Criteria: What's New?
Ballroom 2
12:15pm
Lunch
TBC
1:30pm
Plenary Session 2
Simplification of Smallholder Certification - Myth or Reality?
Ballroom 2
3:00pm
Coffee Break
Foyer
3:30pm
Plenary Session 3
Sustainability: What Drives The Industry and Consumers
Ballroom 2
5:00pm
RT16 Day 2 Ends
Ballroom 2

Thursday, 15 November 2018
TIME
EVENT
VENUE
 9:00am
Plenary Session 4
Building Support for Jurisdictional Approaches
Ballroom 2
10:30am
Coffee Break
Foyer
11:00am
Plenary Session 5
Upscaling The Complaints System
Ballroom 2
12:30pm


12:40pm
MINISTERIAL CLOSING SPEECH


CLOSING ADDRESS
Dato’ Carl Bek-Nielsen
Co-Chairperson, RSPO &                                                                  Chief Executive Director, United Plantations Berhad
Ballroom 2


Ballroom 2
1:00pm
Lunch
Foyer
3:00pm
RSPO General Assembly 15 (GA15)
Ballroom 2
6:00pm
RT16 Ends