The 10th GPCA Fertilizer Convention will be held under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Hamed Said Al Oufi, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Wealth, Oman.
With the industry now engaging in consolidation, the fertilizers sector is gearing up for a transformative, higher value-added future. To ensure its sustainable growth, GCC fertilizer producers must innovate new products and business models. Diversifying their portfolios by developing enhanced quality products and capitalizing on opportunities that arise in key emerging markets will be crucial.
Held under the theme ‘Transformation: A New Era for the Agri-nutrients Industry’, the 10th GPCA Fertilizer Convention will be held on 24-26 September 2019 at Kempinski Hotel Muscat, Oman.
The convention aims to discuss and debate subjects of great industry significance such as, disruptive technologies, digitalization, integration, future opportunities in agri-nutrients and many more which are aimed at supporting collaboration along the value chain and fostering food security. The 10th edition of this prestigious event will focus on driving value through innovation to create strong growth for the agri-nutrients industry. Workshops focused on human capital and technical sessions on environmental stewardship will provide further opportunities to learn about best practices from the region and globally at this important industry platform.
“Now in its 10th edition, the GPCA Fertilizers Convention, through its enriching and thought-provoking discussions, has added immense value to the GCC agri-nutrients industry. With the focus this year on transformation, we are excited to bring you trending subjects which will drive value through innovation and create strong growth for the agri-nutrient industry.”
Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery, President, GPIC and Vice Chairman, GPCA
“I am extremely pleased that GPCA has selected Muscat to host this event focusing on the challenges facing the fertilizer industry and the need for us to collaborate and network, work harder on research and technologies, and exchange best practices and ideas for the good of this planet.”
H.E. Eng. Salim Al-Aufi
Undersecretary, Ministry of Oil and Gas
“This platform provides a significant opportunity to shed light on Oman’s local economy and its growing fertilizer and petrochemical industries; it is also an important occasion to exchange knowledge and best practices in the sector.”
Eng. Isam bin Saud Al Zadjali
CEO, Oman Oil Company, and Chairman
Oman India Fertiliser Company (OMIFCO)
“I found the conference very interesting and exciting; I really learnt a lot and had an opportunity to meet with people that come from the industry. Muscat is a great place and I very much enjoyed attending.”
World Bank (Development Prospects Group)
“The GPCA Fertilizer Convention is the go to place to meet with producers in the Gulf region but increasingly there is more and more international presence at the conference which is fantastic. The quality of the program this year looks extremely diverse and the focus on innovation is both timely and very welcome.”
“I would like to extend my gratitude to GPCA for organizing the 8th GPCA Fertilizer Convention. The fertilizer industry is a very important part of the GCC chemical industry, and this is a significant portion of what GPCA does.”
H.E. Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa
Minister of Oil
Kingdom of Bahrain
“I very much enjoyed participating in the 8th GPCA Fertilizer Convention, and would like to congratulate GPCA for delivering another world class event.”
Former President and CEO
“It was a great honor for NIIK to be a part of such significant event like the GPCA Fertilizer Convention. We offer our deep appreciation and admiration at the highest level.”
NIIK, R&D Institute of Urea, Russia
“The GPCA Fertilizer Convention is the best forum to reach out to the leaders of the industry, exchange innovative ideas and seize the opportunity to progress towards the next step in the development of the GCC fertilizer industry. For this reason, it was of great value for me as a speaker and as an attendee.”
Corporate Value Associates