Program

12:00 - 17:00

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14:00 - 17:00

Leaders of Tomorrow: Students seminar

18:00 - 19:00

Welcome reception

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08:00 - 09:00

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Welcome coffee

09:00 - 09:10

Opening address

Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery Chairman, International Fertilizer Industry Association (IFA) and President, GPIC
09:10 - 09:20

Welcome address

H.E. Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa Minister of Oil, Kingdom of Bahrain
09:20 - 10:40

Session 1: Energy and feedstock – is the market stabilizing?

09:20 - 09:40

Key note address: Threats and opportunities in the Phosphates market

Khalid Al-Mudaifer President and CEO, Ma’aden
09:40 - 10:00

The GCC fertilizer industry’s landscape – growth dimension and challenges

Dr. Abdulwahab Al Sadoun Secretary General, GPCA
10:00 - 10:20

Strategic natural gas markets – fertilize as a monetization strategy

10:20 - 10:40

Panel discussion and Q&A

10:40 - 11:10

Networking Break

11:10 - 12:30

Session 2: Global and regional mega trends

11:10 - 11:30

Impact of global protectionism on fertilizers trade

Dr. Dimitrios Dimitriou Managing Consultant, Nexant’s Energy and Chemicals Advisory
11:30 - 11:50

How to look at fertilizer distribution in main markets for GCC producers?

Laurent Lemarchand Partner, Head of Ag and Fertilizer Industries, Corporate Value Associate
11:50 - 12:10

Sustainability in Agri-Nutrients: Linking business and innovation

Prof. Peer Ederer Director, HUGIN Center at Zeppelin University
12:10 - 12:30

Panel discussion and Q&A

12:30 - 14:00

Networking lunch

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14:00 - 15:20

Session 3: Specialty fertilizers – Diversification options for the GCC

14:00 - 14:20

Micronutrients enriched urea

Robert Smulders VP, Maire Tecnimont Innovation Center, Stamicarbon
14:20 - 14:40

NPK compound fertilizer – Diverse applications

14:40 - 15:00

Sulfur enhanced urea – produced in Uhde Fertilizer Technology (UFT) fluid bed granulation plants

15:00 - 15:20

Panel discussion and Q&A

15:20 - 15:50

Networking break

15:50 - 17:10

Session 4: Protecting the environment and resolving technical challenges

15:50 - 16:10

DeNOx: A QAFCO case-study

 

Speaker from QAFCO

16:10 - 16:30

Green technology for desulphurization and denitrification with ammonium sulphate by product

16:30 - 16:50

CO2 removal process optimization

Shomit Haldar Business Development Manager - Middle East, Dow Oil, Gas and Mining
 

Speaker from Dow Chemical IMEA GmbH

16:50 - 17:10

Panel discussion and Q&A

19:00 - 21:00

Gala dinner

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08:00 - 09:00

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Welcome coffee

09:00 - 09:20

Global market overview

Charlotte Hebebrand Director General, International Fertilizer Association (IFA)
09:20 - 10:40

Session 1: Major demand markets – Who is driving growth?

09:20 - 09:40

Africa market overview

Oliver Hatfield Director Fertilizer Research Team, Integer Research Ltd
09:40 - 10:00

India market overview

Satish Chander Director General, the Fertiliser Association of India
10:00 - 10:20

Brazil and Latin America market overview

10:20 - 10:40

Panel discussion and Q&A

10:40 - 11:10

Networking break

11:10 - 12:30

Session 2: Major supply markets – Is competition increasing?

11:10 - 11:30

Russia – Obstacles and opportunities – Should this be export opportunities to/from FSU?

11:30 - 11:50

North America market overview

11:50 - 12:10

China market overview

Peter Huang CEO, China National Chemical Information Center (CNCIC) Consulting
12:10 - 12:30

Panel discussion and Q&A

12:30 - 12:45

Closing remarks

Dr. Abdulwahab Al Sadoun Secretary General, GPCA
12:45 - 14:00

Networking lunch

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