26 февраля - 28 февраля 2020
Hilton, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Argus Added Value Fertilizers Europe

  • 14:00
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  • 15:00
  • Registration and exhibition opens
  • 15:00
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  • 16:00
  • Roundtable discussions
Coated fertilizers and the European ban on microplastics

Enhanced efficiency fertilizers: their movement into the commodity fertilizer space

New labelling regulation of specialty fertilizers in Europe: opportunities and challenges

What new markets have opportunities for exporting specialised fertilizer products from Europe?
  • 16:00
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  • 16:30
  • Speed-networking
Meet with potential new partners during this high impact session! Bring plenty of business cards and be prepared for 2-minute conversations before the bell rings and you meet someone new!
  • 17:00
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  • 19:00
  • Welcome drinks reception
  • 08:30
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  • 09:00
  • Registration and exhibition opens
  • 09:00
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  • 09:10
  • Chair introduction Oliver Hatfield - VP - Business developement, fertilizers
 
  • 09:10
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  • 09:50
  • Panel discussion: Demand forecasts and opportunities for AVFs in Europe
  • Fertilizer and market overview
  • Supply and demand of AVF
  • How the market adapts to driving demand

Moderator: Jacob Hansen, Director General, Fertilizers Europe

Michael Lassen, Sales Manager Europe, Plant Nutrition, Compass Minerals

Michael Basten, Senior Agronomist - EMEA region, Koch Industries

  • 09:50
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  • 10:30
  • Panel discussion: The growing necessity for tailor made fertilizers for achieving balanced fertilization
  • Sustainability and environmental factors
  • Accessibility to tailor made products
  • How will the industry transform over the next 10 years?

Eduardo Mansur, Director- Land and Water Division, FAO
Luuk Hagting, Product manager fertilizer, Agrifirm

  • 10:30
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  • 11:00
  • Topic to be confirmed Francisco Morell - Agronomy and marketing manager, Europe, ICL Fertilizer
  • 11:00
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  • 11:45
  • Morning networking break
  • 11:45
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  • 12:15
  • Sustainable management of fertilization in the CAP post-2020, agronomic, environmental, and climate change implications Isidro Campos Rodrigues - Policy Officer - DG Agriculture, European Commission
  • New regulations affecting production and distribution
  • 12:15
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  • 13:00
  • Panel discussion: Impacts of the German implementation of urease inhibitors
  • Impact of supply and demand trend in Europe
  • Use of nitrogen in Europe
  • Biodegradability of coatings and use of polymers
  • Adopting the right solution 

Markus Schmid, Head of Business Management, Nitrogen management, BASF
Thomas Proffit, Global key account manager - Agricultural Specialties, Solvay

  • 13:00
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  • 14:00
  • Networking lunch
  • 14:00
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  • 14:40
  • Panel discussion: Importance of individual minerals in the production of high value crops in Europe
  • What is driving supply and demand trends and market opportunities
  • How are producers responding to increased demand?
  • European micronutrient market opportunities and challenges

Kurt Verhelst, Strategic Account Manager / Coordinator, Prayon
Rasmus Roeder, Marketing and Sales Manager, Lebosol
Dale Edgington, Committee Chair, Micronutrient Manufacturers Association

  • 14:40
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  • 15:10
  • Chelated micronutrient usage for overcoming crop deficiencies Muhammad Imran - Research Scientist, Nouryon
  • Efficient use of micronutrients by tailoring products for specific crops
  • Crop responses to micronutrient use
  • 15:00
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  • 15:30
  • Afternoon networking break
  • 09:40
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  • 10:20
  • Technology of controlled release PK-, NPK-, NPKS-fertilizers Andrey Norov - Industrial Technology Director, NIUIF
  • Dissolution rate of controlled release fertilizers
  • Adding additional nutrients to NPK fertilizers
  • Processing waste and by-products in controlled release fertilizers
  • 10:20
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  • 10:40
  • The importance of enhanced nitrogen efficiency fertilizers for emissions abatement Michael Basten - Senior Agronomist - EMEA region, Koch Industries
  • Emissions caused by production of nitrogen fertilizers
  • The use of different fertilizers and measures to mitigate harmful emissions
  • 15:40
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  • 16:10
  • Water-soluble fertilizer production capacities and supply and demand expectations for 2020
  • Exploring latest innovation in water soluble fertilizers
  • Pricing variances for different water-soluble products
  • Opportunities in Europe
  • 16:10
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  • 16:40
  • Case study: The use of fertigation systems in greenhouses
  • Exploring the use of advanced irrigation solutions and water-soluble products in agricultural greenhouses in the Netherlands
  • Controlling the amount of water used
  • Reducing leaching of nutrients into the soil
  • 18:00
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  • 20:00
  • Evening drinks reception
  • 08:30
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  • 09:30
  • Registration and exhibition opens
  • 09:30
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  • 09:40
  • Chair introduction
  • Maximising crop nutrient up take with controlled release fertilizers
  • The importance of controlled release fertilizers for emissions management
  • 09:40
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  • 10:10
  • Increasing sustainability and managing environmental impacts of fertilizers Amy Yoder - CEO, Anuvia Plant Nutrients
  • The use of specialty products to reduce the environmental footprint
  • Ensuring products adhere to consumer expectations
  • Fertilizer use to ensure the reduction of greenhouse gases
  • 10:10
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  • 10:40
  • Improved lab technologies to keep up with increasing demands from legislators Kees Langeveld - Member of the Board, Alsys International
  • 10:40
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  • 11:15
  • Morning networking break
  • 11:15
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  • 11:45
  • Precision agriculture for improving crop yields in Europe James Lowenberg-DeBoer - Professor and Elizabeth Creak Chair of Agri-Tech Applied Economics, Harper Adams University
  • How digital solutions can enhance agricultural production
  • Assessing the cost-benefits of adopting new technology
  • Solutions for improving supply chain efficiency
  • 11:15
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  • 11:45
  • Phosphorus recovery into fertilizers
  • Understanding the process of phosphate recycling
  • Can secondary phosphates be realistically be used as fertilizer?
  • Economic feasibility of the circular economy
  • 12:15
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  • 12:45
  • Closing key note: Topic to be confirmed Luc Maene - Consultant
  • 12:45
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  • 14:00
  • Networking lunch
  • 14:00
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  • 17:00
  • Site visit: details to be confirmed
  • 17:00
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  • End of conference