The EU climate target by 2050 is clear. Much less, however, how to get to net-zero carbon emissions. What innovative tools can oilseed and vegetable oil processing use to reduce emissions? We will be looking at decarbonizing our processes, but also discussing reducing emissions within our supply chains involving scientists, industry experts and policymakers.

9.00   Welcome adddress by FEDIOL President
9.10   Keynote address
          Perspectives to the decarbonisation of the EU food system
          Michael Pielke, Acting Director Sustainability,
          European Commission, DG Agriculture

9.30  Panel 1 - Focus on industry : potential for decarbonising
  • Decarbonisation pathways for ETS and non-ETS industries throughout the EU, 
    Tomas Wyns - Researcher at Institute European Studies, VUB
  • Presentation of emissions’ reduction monitoring results carried out by FEDIOL with member companies (2019-2022) 
    Stephan Ghekiere, Chair FEDIOL Industry & Environment sWG

11.00 Panel 2 - Supply chain perspective : producing more with less
Moderation: by Chuck de Liedekerke, Soil Capital
  • Reaching positive carbon and biodiversity impact during arable farming, Gerard Ros, Wageningen University and Research centre
  • Carbon farming from a farmer’s perspective, Claude Soudé, French association of oilseeds and protein crop producers (FOP)
  • Carbon-farming in the EU, Sébastien Roumegous, Biospheres
12.25 Closing by FEDIOL President