51st International COCOTECH Conference & Exhibition

2024, Hotel, Indonesia

Harnessing Coconut’s Potential as the Tree of Life and Green Energy


First Day

08:00 – 09:00



09:00 – 10:00

Inaugural Session (Refer to separate program sheet)

Official Opening

Launch of Exhibition

Group Photo 

10:00 – 10:20

Networking Refreshment Break


1st Session:   Policy Frameworks for the  Growth & Development of Coconut Industry

 This session seeks to explore policy interventions, international collaborations, and regulatory frameworks designed to promote the sustainable growth of coconut industry. The goal is to harness the full potential of coconut as a versatile resource, encompassing both the “tree of life” and a source of green energy


Session Chairman: Mr. Djatmiko B. Witjaksono, DG of International Trade Negotiation, Ministry of Trade, Indonesia

10:20 – 10:40

UNESCAP, Macroeconomic policy, poverty reduction, and financing for development, Bangkok

10:40 – 11:00

Mr. Bernie F. Cruz, Administrator, Philippine Coconut Authority, Philippines

11:00 – 11:20

Dr. Kumar, Chairman, Coconut Development Board, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, India

11:20 – 11:40

DG of Directorate of Agroindustry, Ministry of Industry, Indonesia

11:40 – 12:00

SPC, Fiji

12:00 - 12:15

Open Forum & Discussion

12:15 – 13:20

Networking Lunch Break

2nd Session:   Technological Advances in Coconut-Based Industries

This session will highlight breakthroughs in technology impacting various sectors of the coconut industries, such as food, manufacturing, textiles, and cosmetics.