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ANNEXI

AGENDA (Draft)

The 1stAPEC Workshop on Guidelines toward High Biodiesel Blend Diesel (eg B20) Specification in the APEC Region
13-14 December 2017
Convention Center Room CC405
Thailand Science Park, Pathumthani, Thailand (
https://goo.gl/maps/e9rEp72J4F12)

Wednesday, 13 December

Agenda

08.30

Registration

09.00

Opening Session and Workshop/Project Overview
Welcoming Remark by Dr. Aree Thanaboonsombut, Deputy Executive Director, MTEC Project overview by Ms. Munlika Sompranon, DEDE & EGNRET Representative Opening Speech by Mr. Yongyuth Sawatdisawanee, Deputy Director General, DEDE Group Photo

09.30

Keynote – Overview of biodiesel development in Thailand File_Download_0.png

Dr. Apiradee Thammanomai
Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency (DEDE)

10.00

Coffee Break

10.30

Overview of biodiesel specifications from around the worldFile_Download_0.png
People’s Republic of China: Ms. DU Guomin, Division Chief of Development Strategy,

PetroChina Planning and Engineering InstituteFile_Download_0.png
Indonesia: Prof. Tatang Hernas Soerawidjaja, Head of Center for Research on Natural

Resource Utilization, Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB)File_Download_0.png
Malaysia: Dr. Harrison Lau Lik Nang, Leader of Biodiesel Technology Group, Malaysian

Palm Oil Board (MPOB)

12.00

Lunch

13.00

Overview of biodiesel specifications from around the world (cont’d)
Republic of Korea: Prof. Ocktaeck Lim, University of UlsanFile_Download_0.png
Philippines: Mr. Ricardo S. Infante, Supervising Science Research Specialist, File_Download_0.png

Department of Energy (DOE)
Thailand: Dr. Manida Tongroon, National Metal and Materials Technology Center File_Download_0.png

(MTEC)

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14.30

Concern from automotive makers for higher blend of biodiesel

Mr. Tomoaki Kakihara, Chairman of Diesel Fuel Experts Group, Automobile Manufacturing Association (JAMA), Japan File_Download_0.png

15.00

Coffee Break

15.30

Discussion on guidelines toward high biodiesel blend diesel File_Download_0.png

Moderator will ask for opinion from participants on each technical specification

16.00

Way forward for guidelines toward high biodiesel blend diesel

Based on discussion from biodiesel producers and car makers, a way forward for guideline on high biodiesel blend diesel will be formulated.

16.30

Wrap up

The moderator will provide feedback and recommendations on potential guideline. All the feedback will be compiled for further discussion.

18.00

Welcome Dinner

Thursday, 14 December
Thailand case study for higher blend of biodiesel & Site visit (by invitation)

Agenda

08.30

Registration

09.00

Overview of Thailand case study for higher blend of biodiesel File_Download_0.png

Dr. Nuwong Chollacoop, National Metal and Materials Technology Center (MTEC)

09.30

Introduction of H-FAME Technology for Thai B10 program File_Download_0.png

Dr. Yuji Yoshimura
Emeritus Researcher, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and

Technology (AIST)

10.00

Coffee Break

10.30

Site visit to H-FAME pilot plant at Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research (TISTR) https://goo.gl/maps/VVqBPFkcjmN2

12.00

Lunch

13.00

Site visit to Thai commercial biodiesel plant: Bangchak Biofuel (https://goo.gl/maps/xGHbk5wGbsS2)

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