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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

DAY 1 - NOVEMBER 11, 2019
1:00pm
FRONT DESK OPENS – DISTRIBUTION OF HANDOUTS
1:40pm
CONFERENCE OPENING

DEBATE: THE IMPORTANCE OF THE BIODIESEL INDUSTRY FOR BRAZIL

Panel 1
  • DEBATE: THE IMPORTANCE OF THE BIODIESEL INDUSTRY FOR BRAZIL
  • - The role biodiesel will play in the upcoming decade
  • - The importance of biodiesel for the soybean domestic and export markets
  • - Upper limit for using biodiesel in engines
  • - The government’s plans to modernize the biodiesel market
  • - The consequences of RenovaBio for the biodiesel industry
  • - The future of diesel engines in a world of electric vehicles
    2:00pm
    Juan Diego Ferrés Chairman – Brazilian Biodiesel and Bio-kerosene Industry Union (UBRABIO)
      2:00pm
      André Nassar Chairman – Brazilian Vegetable Oil Industries Association (ABIOVE)
        2:00pm
        Erasmo Carlos Battistella Chairman – ECB group
          2:00pm
          Aurélio Amaral Director – National Petroleum Agency (ANP)
            2:00pm
            Henry Joseph Jr Technical Director – National Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association (ANFAVEA)
              2:00pm
              Jeronimo Goergen Congressman
              2:00pm
              DEBATE

              METHANEX LECTURE

              • Methanol in a growing market
              3:20pm
              Fernando Reinecke Manager, Logistics & Responsible Care - Methanex
              3:50pm
              coffee break

              RENOVABIO – CBIOS (carbon credits) TRADing

              Panel 2
              • Understanding CBios trade negotiations
              • - How the CBios trading system will work
              • - The government’s assessment of annual targets and their impacts on Cbios prices
              • - Necessary adjustments in Renovabio
              4:45pm
              Miguel Ivan Director of the Biofuels Department – Ministry of Mining and Energy (MME)
              • CBios trading from a distributor’s standpoint
              • - Steps being taken by distributors in preparation for Renovabio
              • - he impact of RenovaBio on fuels prices
              • - CBio purchase strategies as a competitive edge for distributors
              5:05pm
              Carlos Germano Director - BrasilCom
              • The role the National Petrolem Agency plays in CBios trading
              • - How the ANP prevents frauds in the issuing of CBios
              • - Transparency in the issuing & trading of CBios
              • - Expectations for the first year of Cbio trading under RenovaBio
              5:25pm
              Aurélio Amaral Director – National Petroleum Agency (ANP)
              5:45pm
              DEBATE

              THE hvo’s future in brazil and south america

              Panel 3
              • HVO: the future of this renewable fuel in Brazil and South America
              • - What is HVO
              • - HVO production costs and how it differs from standard biodiesel
              • - Steps Brazil must take to produce HVO competitively
              6:15pm
              Erasmo Carlos Battistella Chairman – ECB group

              BASF LECTURE

              • Sodium Methylate: Handling, Safety and Quality
              6:45pm
              Francisco Luckmann Supply Chain Manager - BASF
              7:00pm
              COCKTAIL - OFFERed BY BASF
              8:00pm
              CLOSING
              day 2 - november 12, 2019
              08:30am
              DAY 2 RECEPTION

              BIODIESEL MARKET IN 2020

              Panel 4
              • The changing distribution market and the impact on biodiesel
              • - What changes with the opening of the oil refining market
              • - Renovabio's impact on biodiesel purchase
              • - Biodiesel auctions with new diesel producers
              09:00am
              Leandro Barros Supply Director - Plural
              • Biodiesel Supply and Demand by 2020
              • - An analysis of the 2019 auctions
              • - The plants that have stood out in the market
              • - The 2020 biodiesel auctions
              09:20am
              Miguel Angelo Vedana Director - BiodieselBR
              09:40am
              DEBATE

              Tests being carried out to validate B15 in Brazil

              Panel 5
              • Tests being carried out to validate B15 in Brazil
              • - What is being assessed
              • - Preliminary results
              • - Are new specifications required?
              10:00am
              Fábio Vinhado Coordinator - CPT (ANP’s Center for Technological Research and Analyses)

              Lecture SCC | HELM

              • Biodiesel: The Big Vector of the Methanol Market in Brazil
              10:30am
              Sergio Melchert Director - SCC|HELM
              11:00am
              coffee break

              THE US-China TRADE WAR and its impacts on the brazilian soybeans market

              Panel 6
              • The impact of China’s needs on the 2020 Brazilian supply of soybeans and biodiesel
              • - Brazil’s forecasted soybean oil supply for 2020
              • - Uses for the domestic soybean meal
              • - Forecast for next year’s exports and crop
              11:30am
              Antin Bianchini CEO - Bianchini
              • The 2019/20 soybean crop
              • - Expectations for the Brazilian soybean harvest
              • - Outlook for next year’s soybean and soybean meal exports
              • - The domestic demand for soybeans and soybean products
              11:50am
              Fábio Meneghin Market Analyst – Agroconsult
              • Soybean Prices in 2020
              • - The impact of the Trade War on the prices of Brazilian soybeans
              • - China’s expected demand for Brazilian soybeans
              • - The 2019/20 soybean crop in Brazil
              12:10pm
              Victor Ikeda Senior analyst - Rabobank
              12:30pm
              DEBATE
              01:00pm
              LUNCH

              THE CERTIFICATION PROCESS FOR BIODIESEL PLANTS UNDER RENOVABIO

              Panel 7
              • Renovabio’s certification control
              • - Adjustments to be made in the certification process
              • - Expectations about the certification process in the biodiesel industry
              • - Necessary changes in the RenovaCalc tool
              02:30pm
              Maria Auxiliadora Nobre Regulation Specialist - National Petroleum Agency (ANP)
              • Collaborative efforts for certifying a biodiesel plant
              • - The certifying agent and biodiesel company relationship
              • - Hurdles for certifying soybean-based biodiesel
              • - Costs of the certification process
              02:50pm
              Felipe Bottini Founding-partner - GreenDomus
              • Why the process for certifying soybean biodiesel must be changed
              • - The infeasibility of certifying soybeans under the current rules
              • - Necessary changes that would allow 70% of the biodiesel output to qualify for RenovaBio
              • - Changing the rules doesn’t mean loosening the rules
              03:10pm
              Marcos Boff Director - Oleoplan
              03:30pm
              DEBATE
              04:00pm
              CLOSING

              RENAME PERSONALITIES

              Speakers

              Juan Diego  Ferrés
              Juan Diego

              Ferrés

              Brazilian Biodiesel and Bio-kerosene Industry Union (UBRABIO) Chairman
              Confirmed
              André  Nassar
              André

              Nassar

              Brazilian Vegetable Oil Industries Association (ABIOVE) Chairman
              Confirmed
              Erasmo Carlos Battistella
              Erasmo Carlos

              Battistella

              ECB groupChairman
              Confirmed
              Aurélio Amaral
              Aurélio

              Amaral

              National Petroleum Agency (ANP)Director
              Confirmed
              Henry Joseph Jr
              Henry

              Joseph Jr

              National Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association (ANFAVEA)Technical Director
              Confirmed
              Jeronimo Goergen
              Jeronimo

              Goergen

              Congressman
              Confirmed
              Miguel Ivan
              Miguel

              Ivan

              Ministry of Mining and Energy (MME)Director of the Biofuels Department
              Confirmed
              Carlos  Germano
              Carlos

              Germano

              BrasilComDirector
              Confirmed
              Maria Auxiliadora Nobre
              Maria Auxiliadora

              Nobre

              National Petroleum Agency (ANP)Regulation Specialist
              Confirmed
              Felipe Bottini
              Felipe

              Bottini

              GreenDomusFounding-partner
              Confirmed
              Marcos Boff
              Marcos

              Boff

              OleoplanDirector
              Confirmed
              Antin Bianchini
              Antin

              Bianchini

              BianchiniCEO
              Confirmed
              Fábio Meneghin
              Fábio

              Meneghin

              AgroconsultMarket Analyst
              Confirmed
              Victor  Ikeda
              Victor

              Ikeda

              RabobankSenior analyst
              Confirmed
              Fábio  Vinhado
              Fábio

              Vinhado

              CPT (ANP’s Center for Technological Research and Analyses)Coordinator
              Confirmed
              Leandro Barros
              Leandro

              Barros

              PluralSupply Director
              Confirmed
              Miguel Angelo Vedana
              Miguel Angelo

              Vedana

              BiodieselBRDirector
              Confirmed

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