15 May - 17 May 2019
Vienna, Austria

Argus East Europe Fertilizer

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  • 18:00
  • Registration and exhibition open
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A guide to global fertilizer production, trade and demand dynamics. Offering a broad understanding of the fertilizer market fundamentals and an overview of the main themes effecting the market today.

Join us for a broad assessment of the fertilizer market fundamentals and an overview of the main themes effecting the market today including:

• The Role of Fertilizers in Agriculture
• Insights into the Nitrogen Markets
• A Focus on Phosphate Markets
• Developments in the Potash Markets
• A Snapshot of the Sulphur Markets
• NPKS, Specialty and Value Added Fertilizers


  • 16:00
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  • 17:00
  • Roundtable discussions
Fertilizer market developments in Romania
Ofelia Nalbant, Commercial Manager, Agrium Agroport

Supply and demand trends in the Ukraine fertilizer market
Sergey Feofilov, General Director, UkrAgroConsult

The market impact of regulatory developments
David Maher, Editor – Argus Europe, Argus

Trends and new developments for the fertilizer additives market
Kim ten Wolde, Product Manager Fertilizer Additives, Holland Novochem
  • 17:30
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  • 18:00
  • Speed networking
  • 18:30
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  • 20:30
  • Cocktail party - Sponsored by ICL Fertilizers
  • 08:30
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  • 18:00
  • Registration open
  • 09:00
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  • 09:10
  • Opening remarks
  • 09:10
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  • 09:40
  • Welcome address - East Europe fertilizer market overview Artem Poikarpov - General Director, PhosAgro Baltic
  • Market trends in 2019
  • Challenges for producers
  • Market opportunities
  • Regional growth
  • 09:40
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  • 10:20
  • Panel discussion: Update for logistics challenges in East Europe Manfred Seitz - Pro Danube Management
  • Rail infrastructure in Poland
  • Factoring unpredictable water levels
  • What restrictions are distributors facing?
  • Expansion plans in East Europe
  • What needs to be done to improve supply chain efficiency?
  • 10:20
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  • 10:50
  • Challenges with access to natural gas in Europe Lawrence Templeton - Business Development Manager - European gas, power and LNG, Argus
  • Price concerns for the fertilizer market
  • Is LNG use in the industry increasing?
  • Changes in the natural gas market
  • 10:50
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  • 11:20
  • Coffee Break
  • 11:20
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  • 11:40
  • Fertilizer market developments in Hungary
  • Production trends
  • Domestic consumption drivers
  • Maintaining sustainable development in the industry
  • 11:40
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  • 12:00
  • Trends in the Bulgarian fertilizer sector
  • Developing solutions for modern agriculture
  • Consumption drivers for nitrogen
  • Opportunities for expansion in the region
  • 12:00
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  • 12:20
  • The importance of a successful distribution channel in Poland Paweł Malarczyk, - Trade Director – Agrochemicals, EKOPLON
  • Supply and demand trends
  • Distribution challenges
  • Market outlook for the region
  • 12:20
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  • 12:40
  • Case study: New projects in East Europe
  • Production capacities at new facility
  • Development in the specialty fertilizer sector
  • Distribution plans
  • 12:40
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  • 13:00
  • Joint Q&A with Interactive Polling Technology
  • 13:00
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  • 14:00
  • Lunch
  • 14:00
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  • 14:30
  • The use of added value fertilizers to improve productivity and promote sustainability in agriculture Kevin Moran - Chief Technology Officer, Kingenta
  • Increasing nutrient use efficiency and improved crop quality and yield
  • Ensuring long-term sustainability
  • Communicating the benefits of improved fertilizer efficiency
  • 14:30
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  • 15:00
  • Multi-nutrient fertilizers for increasing crop yield in East Europe Ton van Oostrom - PHS, Phosphate & Potash Sales for East Europe, ICL Fertilizers
  • Improving nutrient use efficiency with multi-nutrient products
  • Compatibility with European crop types
  • Opportunities in East Europe for multi-blend fertilizers
  • 15:00
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  • 15:30
  • Coffee break
  • 15:30
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  • 16:00
  • Analysis of technologies for production of granulated NPKS fertilizers Andrey Norov - Industrial Technology Director, PhosAgro - NIUIF
  • Assessing the influence of process parameters on variable factors
  • Selecting the optimal technology for specific conditions and requirements
  • Considerations for flexible technology for production of granular NPKS fertilizers containing sulphur and calcium
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  • The process for producing boronated granular fertilizers Igan Hayati - Technical Director, Kemitel
  • Using borate solutions as a binding agent to produce granules
  • Borate solutions for anti-caking and coating agents
  • Incorporating zinc, manganese and molybdenum
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  • 16:30
  • End of presentations
  • 18:00
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  • 20:00
  • Networking cocktail reception
  • 08:30
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  • Registration and exhibition open
  • 10:00
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  • 10:15
  • Conference closing remarks from the chairperson

Conference closing remarks from chairperson  

Roundtable discussions recap
Roundtable discussion hosts will share key findings from their sessions and offer their predictions for fertilizer market developments in 2019/2020

Speaker and panellist summary
Speakers will share their key takeaways from the conference, and discuss expectations for growth for the rest of 2019.

  • 10:15
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  • 11:00
  • Roundtable discussions recap

Roundtable discussion hosts will share key findings from their sessions and offer their predictions for fertilizer market developments in 2019/2020.

 

  • Ofelia Nalbant, Commercial Manager, Agrium Agroport
  • Sergey Feofilov, General Director, UkrAgroConsult
  • Kim ten Wolde, Product Manager Fertilizer Additives, Holland Novochem

  • 11:00
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  • 11:45
  • Speaker and panellist summary
Speakers will share their key takeaways from the conference, and discuss expectations for growth for the rest of 2019.
  • 12:30
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  • 14:00
  • Lunch
  • 14:30
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  • End of conference
  • 14:30
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  • until evening
  • Networking excursion