49th International COCOTECH Conference & Exhibition
2021, The Royale Chulan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Promoting Smart Farming, Eco-Friendly and Innovative Technologies for Sustainable Coocnut Development.”

PROVISIONAL AGENDA

Day 1, 2021

08:00 – 09:00

Arrival
Registration

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

10.20 - 12.30

1st Session:  Policies and Programs Promoting Sustainable Coconut Development

12:00 – 12.30 Open Forum & Discussion

12:30 – 13:30

Networking Lunch Break

13.30 - 17.00

2nd Session:  Enhancing Competitiveness of Coconut-Based Products in the era of Volatility, Uncertainty,  Complexity and Ambiguity (VUCA)

19:00 – 22:00            

Welcome Dinner  Jointly hosted by Government of Malaysia and ICC

Day 2, 2021

08:30– 10:00

3rd Session:   Advanced Technologies for Supporting Adequate Supply of Raw Materials to Meet Current and Future Demand for Coconut-Based Products

10:00– 10:30

Networking Refreshment Break

10.30 - 12.10 

4th Session:   Innovative Strategies for Preventing Economic Losses

12:10 - 12:30              Open Forum & Discussion

12:30 – 13:30

Networking Lunch Break

13.30 - 15.10

5th Session:   Future Prospectus of Non-Edible Products from Coconut

15:10 – 15:30

Networking Lunch Break

15:30 – 16:00

Open Forum & Discussion

16:00 – 17:00

Side Meeting: Infestation of Major Coconut Pests & Diseases (New Variant of Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle, Phytoplasma) and Potential Management Strategies -IPM Network

Day 3, 2021

 

08:30 – 10:10

6th Session:   Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change for Sustaining Coconut Production and Increasing Farm  Productivity

10:10 – 10:30

Open Forum/Discussion

10:30 – 11:00

Networking Refreshment Break

11:00: 12:00

7th Session:   New Dynamic in Coconut Development, Poverty Alleviation and Women Economic Empowerment

12:00 – 12:30

Open Forum & Discussion

12:30 –13:30               

Networking Lunch Break

13.30 – 16.00

USAID Session

16:00 – 18:00

Side Meeting: Scientific Advisory Committee on Health for Discussing Potential Clinical Studies

 

Day 4, 2021

08:30 – 09:30

8th Session: Recent Innovations on Health Benefits of Coconut Based

09:30 – 10:00

Open Forum & Discussion

10:00– 10:30

Networking Refreshment Break

10:00 – 11:45

Malaysian Stakeholders Interaction

11:45 – 12:00

Committee Meeting on Conference Recommendations

Chaired by Executive Director, ICC

Committee Members: Heads of Delegations, Session Chairs & Resource Persons

12:00 – 13:00

Networking Lunch Break

13:00 – 15:00

Closing Session: Meeting of Delegates: Adoption of Conference                 

Recommendations & 49th International COCOTECH   Conference

15:00 – 15:30

Networking Refreshment Break

Free Evening for participants

Day 5, 2021

CONFERENCE DELEGATE TOUR PROGRAMME