15 maio - 17 maio 2019
Vienna, Austria

Argus East Europe Fertilizer

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  • Registration and exhibition open
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  • Fertilizer fast track

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:

Topics to be discussed:

The role of fertilizers in agriculture

Insights into the nitrogen markets
Liana Davletshina, Senior Reporter, Argus

A focus on phosphate markets
Matthew Lisley, Senior Analyst, Consulting Services, Argus

Developments in the potash markets
David Maher, Argus Europe Editor, Argus

A snapshot of the sulphur markets
Matthew Lisley, Senior Analyst, Consulting Services, Argus

NPKS, specialty and value added fertilizers
Julia Campbell, NPK Editor, Argus


  • 13:00
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  • Lunch
  • 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
  • 09:10
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  • 09:20
  • Opening remarks
  • 09:20
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  • 09:50
  • Welcome address - East Europe fertilizer market overview Artem Polikarpov - Sales Director Eastern Europe, PhosAgro Trading
  • Market trends in 2019
  • Challenges for producers
  • Market opportunities
  • Regional growth
  • 09:50
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  • 10:30
  • Panel discussion: Update for logistics challenges in East Europe
  • 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?

Robert Rafael, General Secretary, Pro Danube Management
Justas Kairys, CEO, Tarptautines Logistikos Centras (TLC)
Vladimir Barabash, Regional Business Development Manager, LLC Free-System

  • 10:30
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  • 11:00
  • European natural gas market update Lawrence Templeton - Business Development Manager - European gas, power and LNG, Argus
  • European market liquidity and access
  • Supply and demand dynamics, the year ahead
  • LNG’s return to Europe
  • 11:00
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  • 11:30
  • Coffee Break
  • 11:30
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  • 11:50
  • Fertilizer market developments in Hungary
  • Production trends
  • Domestic consumption drivers
  • Maintaining sustainable development in the industry
  • 11:30
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  • 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
  • 11:50
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  • 12:10
  • Long-term analysis and results with amidic nitrogen stabilization Jaroslav Mráz - Agronomic Specialist, AGRA Group
  • Limitation of nitrogen losses, crop yield increase
  • Transformation of nitrogen after fertilizers application
  • Limitation of drought influence on nitrogen acceptability from soil
  • Practical use of urease inhibitor
  • 12:10
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  • 12:30
  • Long-term analysis and results with amidic nitrogen stabilization Jaroslav Mráz - Agronomic Specialist, AGRA Group
  • Limitation of nitrogen losses, crop yield increase
  • Transformation of nitrogen after fertilizers application
  • Limitation of drought influence on nitrogen acceptability from soil
  • Practical use of urease inhibitor
  • 12:40
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  • 13:00
  • Joint Q&A with Interactive Polling Technology
  • 12:45
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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
  • Developing multi-nutrient fertilizers for improving crop yields Ton van Oostrom - Senior Sales Manager
  • 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
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  • 16:00
  • 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
  • 16:00
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  • 16:30
  • 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
  • 16:00
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  • 16:30
  • 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
  • 16:30
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  • 17:00
  • Particle analysis instruments and solutions for improving product quality Robert Waggeling - Sales & Marketing Manager EMEA, Microtrac
  • Online measurement
  • Benefits of particle alteration with light scattering technology
  • Real time information about the processes
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  • End of presentations
  • 17:00
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  • 19:30
  • 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 Julia Campbell - NPK Editor, Argus

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