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June 26

SCHEDULE STAGE 1 STAGE 2 STAGE 3
1 PM – 2 PM Registration
1 PM – 2 PM Welcome Coffee
2 PM – 3 PM Opening Ceremony
ELIZABETH  FARINA – CEO, UNICA
GERALDO ALCKMIN – São Paulo State Governor
REMIGIJUS LAPINSKAS – President, WBA – World Bioenergy Association
PEDRO MIZUTANI – Chairman of the Board of Directors, UNICA
MICHEL TEMER – President, Brazil
WILLIAM WAACK – Anchor and Moderator
3 PM – 3:20 PM Coffee Break
3:20 PM – 4:50 PM Plenary 1 – The Sugar-energy Sector and Economic Recovery
FERNANDO COELHO FILHO – Mines and Energy Minister
CHRIS GARMAN
– Managing Director, Head of Country Analysis, Eurasia Group
WILLIAM WAACK – Anchor and Moderator
4:50 PM – 5:10 PM Coffee Break
5:10 PM – 6:30 PM Plenary 2 – 2030: Prospects for Sugarcane
ROBERTO JAGUARIBE – President, Apex-Brasil
JOSÉ ROBERTO MENDONÇA DE BARROS – Partner and Director, MB Consulting
WILLIAM WAACK – Anchor and Moderator
6:30 PM Welcome Cocktail

June 27

SCHEDULE STAGE 1 STAGE 2 STAGE 3 STAGE 4 STAGE 5
8 AM – 9 AM Welcome Coffee
9 AM – 10:30 AM Plenary 3 – Biofuels and the Future of Mobility
RICARDO BACELLAR – Auto Industry Lead Analyst, KPMG Brazil
HENRY JOSEPH – Vice-President, Anfavea – Brazilian Auto Industry Association
WILLIAM WAACK – Anchor and Moderator
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM Coffee Break
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM Panel 1
30 Years of Bioelectricity: Performing its Potential

LUIZ AUGUSTO BARROSO
CEO, EPE – Energy  Research Corporation

NEWTON DUARTE
CEO, COGEN – Energy Cogeneration Industry Association

MODERATOR:
ZILMAR DE SOUZA Bioelectricity Consultant, UNICA

Panel 2
Sugarcane and Innovation: New Uses and Products

JOHN MELO
President and CEO, Amyris

VALERIA MICHEL
Environment Director, TetraPak

MODERATOR:
ANDRÉ NASSAR

Business Development Director, Agroícone

Panel 3
Supply and Environment: The Role of Ethanol

MODERATOR:
LUCIANO RODRIGUES

Chief Economist, ÚNICA

Panel 4
Prospects for 2030: The Role of Cellulosic Ethanol

CARLOS EDUARDO CAVALCANTI
Head, Biofuels Department, BNDES – National Social and Economic Development Bank

MARTIN MITCHELL
Business Development Manager for Biofuels – Americas, Clariant

MODERATOR:
BERNARDO SILVA

CEO, Brazilian Industrial Biotechnology Association

Panel 5
Infrastructure in the Sugar-energy Sector: Investing to Grow

MODERATOR:
ANTONIO DE PADUA RODRIGUES

Technical Director, UNICA

12:15 PM – 2 PM Lunch
2 PM – 3:30 PM Panel 6
Prospects for 2030: Ethanol Strategies

MODERATOR: 
ALFRED SZWARC

Emissions and Technology Consultant, UNICA

Panel 7
Technological Advances and the Global Image of Brazilian Agribusiness

DANIEL BACHNER
Global Sugarcane Director, Syngenta

GERALDINE KUTAS Senior Adviser, International Affairs, UNICA

Panel 8
Biofuels in Aviation: Low-carbon Solution

MODERATOR:
RODRIGO LIMA

CEO, Agroícone

Panel 9
The Expansion of Ethanol in Latin America

MODERATOR: 
EDUARDO LEÃO DE SOUSA

Executive Director, UNICA

Panel 10
More Productivity and Lower Cost: Ways to Grow
3:30 PM – 3:45 PM Coffee Break
3:45 PM – 5:15 PM Plenary 4 – Ethanol Around the World: Demand, Production and Prospects
KARIN HAARA – Executive Director – WBA – World Bioenergy Association
BOB DINNEEN – President and CEO, RFA – Renewable Fuels Association
ELIZABETH  FARINA – CEO, UNICA
EMMANUEL DESPLECHIN – Secretary General, ePure
WILLIAM WAACK – Anchor and Moderator
5:15 PM – 6:30 PM Closing Ceremony
RICARDO SALLES – São Paulo State Environment Secretary
PEDRO MIZUTANI – Chairman of the Board of Directors, UNICA
ELIZABETH FARINA – CEO, UNICA
WILLIAM WAACK – Anchor and Moderator
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Cocktail