14 октября - 16 октября 2020
Virtual Conference

Argus Fertilizer Live - Virtual Conference

Added Value Fertilizers agenda - SGT (Singapore Standard Time)  

Wednesday, 14 October

Specialty Product Trends (Focus on Eastern Hemisphere)

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  • 15:00 SGT
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  • 16:00 SGT
  • AVFs: the trend towards specialty products (APAC) Andrea Valentini - Principal – Projects, Argus
  • Trends in adoption of specialty fertilizers  
  • Mergers and acquisitions and outlook for market consolidation 
  • Challenges and opportunities for the supply and distribution of specialty fertilizers 
  • The implications of covid-19 for specialty fertilizer consumption in Asia 

Thursday, 14 October

Specialty Product Trends (Focus on Western Hemisphere)

Время начала Время завершения
  • 00:00 SGT
  • -
  • 01:00 SGT
  • AVFs: the trend towards specialty products in the West
  • Trends in adoption of specialty fertilizers 
  • Mergers and acquisitions and outlook for market consolidation 
  • Challenges and opportunities for the supply and distribution of specialty fertilizers, including the impact of covid-19  

Advancements in Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizers (Focus on Asia)

Время начала Время завершения
  • 13:00 SGT
  • -
  • 14:00 SGT
  • Advancements in Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizers (EEF): Regulations, Performance and Range of Products (Asia)
  • Consumer demand in the region: main drivers and future growth in coated fertilizers and nitrification inhibitors 
  • R&D investments for EEF product development and enhancing fertilizer performance 
  • Challenges surrounding regulation and categorisation of EEFs to meet agronomic, economic and environmental goals  

Water Soluble Fertilizers (Focus on Asia)

Время начала Время завершения
  • 16:00 SGT
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  • 17:00 SGT
  • Water Soluble Fertilizers: Product Development and Market Opportunities
  • Market drivers for water soluble fertilizer product development, including the prevalence of drought in Southeast Asia 
  • Price volatility for different water-soluble products and the challenges and opportunities this presents 
  • How will growing demand for foliar application technology aid increasing water-soluble fertilizer use?  

Urease Inhibitors - Case Study (Focus on Europe)

Время начала Время завершения
  • 20:00 SGT
  • -
  • 21:00 SGT
  • Urease Inhibitors: A Case Study on the Changing Dynamics of Nitrate Fertilizer Consumption in Germany
  • The pros and cons associated with the development and increasing use of urease inhibitors due to regulatory incentives 
  • What are the likely knock-on effects for the European urea market?  
  • Will inhibitors be increasingly included in the production of fertilizers upstream?  

Global Biostimulants

Время начала Время завершения
  • 23:00 CST
  • -
  • 00:00 CST
  • Global Biostimulants: Role in Making Agriculture More Sustainable
  • Challenges and strategies for commercialisation and wider use of added-value fertilizers 
  • What are the main challenges to achieving international harmonisation? Regulatory developments 
  • Benefits for NUE, tolerance to abiotic stress and crop quality – how can biostimulants and microbials help improve nutritional value of food in the post-covid era? 

 

David Beaudreau, Executive Director, Biostimulant Coalition 


Martin Brown, Director-at-Large, EBIC 

Friday, 16th October

Global Micronutrients

Время начала Время завершения
  • 01:00 SGT
  • -
  • 02:00 SGT
  • Global Micronutrients: Who Needs What?
  • The benefits of using multi-matrix micronutrient products to improve nutrient use efficiency of fertilizers, how to maximise effect? 
  • Challenges associated with sourcing micronutrients: supply of boron, zinc, magnesium and manganese  
  • The benefit of soil analysis and precision technology: regional micronutrient demand overview 

Sulphur-enhanced Fertilizer Products (Focus on Americas)

Время начала Время завершения
  • 04:00 SGT
  • -
  • 05:00 SGT
  • Responding to Increased Demand for Sulphur-enhanced Fertilizer Products
  • Sulphur as the fourth major plant nutrient and its role in optimising nitrogen management and balanced fertilization  
  • Reasons for widespread sulphur deficiency in crops and the challenges this presents 
  • Benefits and challenges of enriching fertilizer products with elemental sulphur versus conventional sulphates   

Increased Use of Micronutrients - Challenges and Opportunities (Focus on Asia)

Время начала Время завершения
  • 11:00 SGT
  • -
  • 12:00 SGT
  • What are the major challenges and opportunities for the fertilizer industry due to increased use of micronutrients?  Cleiton de Sequeira -  Global Market Development Manager – Agriculture, Rio Tinto
  • Increasing micronutrient awareness to secure crop productivity and quality  
  • Micronutrients’ role to ensure a balanced nutrition to the plants  
  • Importance of micronutrients to food security  

Implications of the EU Ban on Palm Oil

Время начала Время завершения
  • 13:00 SGT
  • -
  • 14:00 SGT
  • The EU Ban on Palm Oil and the Implications for Fertilizer Prices and Demand
  • Will low palm oil prices lead to further cutbacks in fertilizer usage?  
  • The impact on the growth of market share for specialty fertilizers 
  • Strategies for fertilizer producers for Malaysian and Indonesian markets  

Added Value of the Use of Specialty Fertilizers

Время начала Время завершения
  • 16:00 SGT
  • -
  • 17:00 SGT
  • The Added Value of the Use of Specialty Fertilizers: Economic and Environmental Trade-offs
  • Strategies for communicating the efficiency and productivity of specialty products to enhance their commercial viability in various markets 
  • Challenges around AVF affordability, developments in regulatory standards and ensuring widespread commercialisation  
  • How specialty fertilizers allow for optimisation of NUE, increasing yields and mitigate environmental impacts through emissions abatement 

Insight into the New Specialty Fertilizer Value Chain

Время начала Время завершения
  • 20:00 SGT
  • -
  • 21:00 SGT
  • What Does the New Specialty Fertilizer Value Chain Look Like? Jack Merriott - Manager - Consulting Services, Argus
  • Where do specialty fertilizer producers fit in the fertilizer supply chain and how will their presence evolve? How are markets adapting to change?  
  • The pros and cons of upstream vs. downstream formulation of specialty products - establishing ROI for farmers 
  • Transportation and distribution challenges associated with specialty products hindering commercialisation  

Innovation and Sustainability

Время начала Время завершения
  • 23:00 CST
  • -
  • 0:00 CST
  • Innovation, Sustainability and R&D Panel: Moving the Fertilizer Industry Forward
  • Perspectives: What will be the future landscape of innovation for specialty fertilizers after COVID-19?  
  • The role of added value fertilizers in conjunction with mineral fertilizers in achieving sustainable food production and global food security with minimum GHG emissions  
  • Nutrient recycling for effective fertilizer use: an example of embracing the circular economy principles by closing the gap on waste  

Speaker

Robert Spingelen, Director of Business Development EMEA, Ostara

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