01 марта - 31 марта 2019
TBC

Argus Middle East Fertilizer

  • 08:30
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  • 18:00
  • Registration and exhibition area open
  • 10:50
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  • 11.00
Chairperson’s welcome remarks
  • 11:00
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  • 11:30
  • Global sulphur market overview Claira Lloyd - Editor – Sulphur, Argus

International trade flows 
Demand drivers

New projects 
  • 11:30
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  • 12:00
  • Sulphur production developments in the Middle East Dr Evgenia Apostolopoulou - Marketing Executive – Fertilizers, Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Company (Muntajat)

- Regional production trends
- International supply and demand trends
- Gas production developments 

- Outlook for 2019


  • 12:00
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  • 12:30
  • Impacts of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) limit Christophe Barret - Senior Oil Analyst, International Energy Agency (IEA)
  • How does the IMO limit impact the oil market?
  • What does this mean for ship owners?    
  • Expectations for 2020
  • 12:30
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  • 14:00
  • Networking lunch
  • 14:00
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  • 14:30
  • The changing demand for sulphur in the international market Dr. Sherif El-Gabaly  - Chairman, Polyserve Group
- International supply and demand trends
- Market production capacities
- Existing and future projects

  • 14:30
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  • 15:00
  • The rise in demand for added value sulphur products Cyrille Allais - Cluster Business Manager
  • Product innovations in the industry
  • The development of speciality products
  • Market demand and opportunities
  • 15:00
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  • 15:30
  • Urea Ammonium Sulphate (UAS) for meeting sulphur requirements Joey Dobrée - Product Portfolio Manager, Stamicarbon
The influence of UAS on the crop
Application process
International demand for UAS
  • 15:30
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  • 16:00
  • Coffee
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  • 16:00
  • End of forum
  • 17:30
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  • 18:00
  • Speed networking
Bring plenty of business cards and be prepared for 2-minute conversations before the bell rings and you meet someone new. All delegates welcome!
  • 18:00
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  • 20:00
  • Networking reception
  • 08:30
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  • 18:00
  • Registration and exhibition open
  • 09:40
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  • 09:50
  • Chairperson’s welcome remarks Carl Roache - Editor, Manager – Asia, Argus
 
  • 09:50
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  • 10:20
  • Agricultural developments in the Middle East Dr. Daniel M. Blackburn - Assist. Professor, Soil Microbiology, SWAE - Department of Soils, Water and Agricultural Engineering – CAMS, Sultan Qaboos University
  • Global positioning
  • Regional challenges
  • The importance of domestic fertilizer supply
  • Opportunities for 2019/2020
  • 10:20
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  • 10:50
  • Potash capacities in Jordan Bishara Sayegh - Sales and Planning Sector Manager, KEMAPCO, Arab Fertilizers and Chemicals Ind
  • MOP and NOP production capacities

  • International demand for NOP

  • Market expectations for 2019

  • 10:50
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  • 11:20
  • Coffee
  • 11:20
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  • 11:50
  • Urea production in the Middle East and new trade flows Steve Mitchell - Editor – Nitrogen, Argus
  • Production capacities
  • Distribution routes
  • New projects
  • 11:50
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  • 12:20
  • Improving nitrogen efficiency with urease and nitrification inhibitors Matthew Carabott - Head Agronomist Asia, EuroChem Agro Asia
  • Inhibitors for minimising environmental losses
  • Improving crop outputs 
  • Market opportunities
  • 12:20
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  • 14:00
  • Networking lunch
  • 14:00
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  • 15:00
  • International demand for fertilizers
  • 14:00
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  • 14:30
  • Serving the African fertilizer market Ashish Lakhotia - CEO - Fertilizers and Agri Inputs, Export Trading Group (ETG)
  • Market dynamics and growth potential
  • Fertilizer trends
  • Distribution, logistics and financial challenges
  • 14:30
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  • 15:00
  • Fertilizer requirements in Pakistan Dr. Abdul Rashid PhD - Editor-in-Chief, Pakistan Academy of Sciences
  • Consumption trends
  • Imports vs exports
  • Market expectations
  • 15:00
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  • 15:30
  • Coffee
  • 15:30
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  • 17:00
  • Agronomic best practices
  • 15:30
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  • 16:00
  • Improving banana crop growth and yield with NPK’s Rashid Abdullah Al-Yahyai, Ph.D - Associate Professor, Sultan Qaboos University
  • Regional application trends 
  • Finding the right fertilizer balance
  • Improving long-term nutrient efficiency
  • 16:00
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  • 16:30
  • The role of biofertilizers for enhancing date palm crop quality Prof. Dr. Mohammed Refdan Al-Hajhoj - Director, Date Palm Research Center of Excellence (DPRC) - King Faisal University
  • Successful application rates 
  • Factors impacting nutrient uptake
  • Challenges and opportunities for achieving success
  • 16:30
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  • End of presentations
  • 18:00
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  • 20:00
  • Networking reception
  • 08:30
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  • 14:30
  • Registration and exhibition area open
  • 09:30
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  • 09:40
  • Chairperson’s opening remarks Gaving Chong - VP Asia - Fertilizer Markets, Argus
  • 09:40
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  • 10:10
  • Drivers for environmentally friendly production in the industry - JET Inc.
  • Achieving environmental sustainability
  • The role of better fertilization for increased efficiency
  • Regional outlook for improving efficiency
  • 10:10
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  • 10:40
  • Improving ammonia production efficiency: New plants vs revamps Wolfgang Klecker - Director of Communications, ARVOS Group
  • Using resources efficiently
  • Increasing capacity
  • Achieving long-term sustainability
  • 10:40
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  • 11:10
  • Coffee
  • 11:10
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  • 11:40
  • Plant revamping to increase production capacity and optimize energy consumption Nitin Joshi - Licensing Manager, Stamicarbon
  • Technology for enhancing production efficiency
  • Establishing ROI when investing in improvements for energy efficiency
  • Combinations to save energy and increase productivity
  • 11:40
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  • 12:10
  • Advances in urea process and product technology Mark Brouwer - Owner, UreaKnowHow
  • Establishing ROI and enhanced performance
  • Improving safety, reliability and production efficiency
  • Long term strategies for improving product quality

  • 12:20
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  • 14:00
  • Networking lunch
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  • 12:40
  • End of presentations
  • 14:30
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  • End of conference