Dr. Hong Yan is the Director (Plant Biotechnology) of Strategic Research Program of Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore. Since his Ph.D. in Peking Union Medical College (now part of TsingHua University), he has worked on Biotech industry and academic research for 18 years. His current research interest is plant biotechnology of forestry and bioenergy plants. […]

Roland A..Jansen, from The Netherlands, is CEO of Mother Earth Investments AG. He holds a degree in Business Administration (lic.oec.HSG) from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. He worked in New York, London and Zurich, Switzerland, as a financial consultant for Merrill Lynch and Cargill Investor Services. He has also been a Senior Vice President […]

Dr. V Praveen Rao, Manager, Agro-Knowledge Management Netafim Ltd (HQ) has had a brilliant academic career with distinction both in India and Israel. He is specialized in soil-water-plant relations, crop yield-water modeling, drip irrigation and fertigation of biofuel crops with particular reference to sugarcane, corn, Jatropha and oilseed crops. Presently Dr. Rao is a member […]

Dr.-Ing. Evita H. Legowo has many years of experience in Oil and Gas Research and Development. She has also been involved in the research of bioethanol and biodiesel since 1991. She was a member of the Indonesian Delegation for World Trade Organization (WTO) Meetings on Energy Services since 2003. She graduated first in the class […]

Jain Irrigation are manufacturers of Drip and Sprinkler Irrigation Systems and Components, PVC, Polyethylene (HDPE, MDPE) & Polypropylene Piping Systems, Plastic Sheets (PVC & PC sheets), Dehydrated Onions and Vegetables, Processed Fruits, Tissue Culture, Hybrid & Grafted Plants, Greenhouses, Poly and Shade Houses, Bio-fertilizers, Solar Water Heating Systems and Solar Photovoltaic Appliances (Solar lighting systems). […]

Desmet Ballestra is the world leader in the fields of engineering and supply of plants and equipment for the edible oils and fats industry, the detergent, surfactants and related chemical industry, the oleochemical and biodiesel industry, the soap and glycerine industry. Desmet Ballestra benefits from the great worldwide reputation, thanks to 60 years unequalled experience, […]

Mansor bin Puteh is a Research Officer at the Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI) since 1977. He is an agronomist by training, obtained his B. Agric. Sc (Hons) from Universiti Pertanian Malaysia (currently known as Universiti Putra Malaysia) and Masters Degree from University of the Philippines at Los Banos. At present, he also […]

Sudheer Shetty is founder of the first plant biotech company of Mysore which has been successfully running since 1994. He is Chairman and MD of Labland Biodiesel company which is focussed on Jatropha-based biodiesel activities. He has built a strong technical team that supports the International Jatropha Technology Centre centred at Mysore, India. The company […]

Thor Hesselberg is the founder and owner of BioFuel Invest AS and co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of ScanFuel AS. ScanFuel has initiated the development on a large scale Jatropha plantation in West-Africa. He has a Master of Science in TQM and B.A. in Organization & Marketing from Växjö University in Sweden. He is has […]

Van Der Horst Biodiesel is a Joint Venture company between Van Der Horst Engineering and the Institute of Environmental Science and Engineering (IESE), a technological arm of the Nanyang Technological Institute (NTU) of Singapore. Van Der Horst Biodiesel is vertically integrated in the production of Biodiesel from “seed to tank”. Van Der Horst Biodiesel will […]

KYOTOenergy is an independent “Greenhouse Gases emission reduction” project developer specializing in renewable energy, energy efficiency and waste management. KYOTOenergy focuses on the development, trading and management of emission reductions originating from projects with strong fundamentals that contribute to sustainable development and benefit to the local communities, environment and preservation of biodiversity. Speaker’s Profile Padmanabhan […]

Indonesian Center for Estate Crops Research and Development (ICERD) is a national research center under the Indonesian Agency for Agriculture Research and Development (IAARD), the Ministry of Agriculture, Republic of Indonesia. One of the mandates of ICERD is to provide jatropha technology, up-stream technology to down-stream technology, especially to provide jatropha cultivation technology and to […]

Speaker’s Profile Dr. Hong Yan, Director (Plant Biotechnology) of Strategic Research Program of Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory, Singapore. Since his Ph.D. in Peking Union Medical College (now part of TsingHua University), Dr. Hong has worked on Biotech industry and academic research for 18 years. His current research interest is plant biotechnology of forestry and bioenergy […]

Dr. Stefan Schillberg is head of the department for Plant Biotechnology at the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology in Aachen, Germany (50 employees). He received his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the RWTH Aachen University in 1994. Current activities in his laboratory focus on production of pharmaceutical protein in plants, metabolic engineering […]

Bobby Tee Ph.D., Malaysian, obtained his PhD. in Genetics from the University of California, Davis. During his career, Dr Tee has served in various international organizations including the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Iran and Bhutan as well as consultant in various local government agencies in the field of agricultural development. […]

Bhaskar Chalasani, Managing Director & CEO, Naturol assumes overall responsibility for the day- to-day administration of the company. He holds Bachelor of Engineering degree from Nagarjuna University, India and Master of Science and MBA degrees from Wayne State University, Michigan, USA and certification in ERP application in Manufacturing. He began his professional career as an […]