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Igor Makarenko, Global Director of Fertilizer, Solex Thermal Science, Canada

Kurt Olandt, VP of Sales, Weir Minerals, United States

Edward DeRose, Director of Process Engineering, Hatch, Canada

Kenan Soybelli, Production Manager, Eti Gubre, Turkey

A good option to meet people from the industry and learn about the latest innovations and insights

Stepan Iashin, Head of Strategy and Development , B2B Export

A quick snapshot of everything going on in the market both technically and commercially

Aylin ozdemir, strategy, business development and investor relations director, toros agri

The Phosphates 2023 was a great event, with a rich schedule and important stakeholders of the market of Fertilizers. The whole event was very well organized, meeting all the expectations regarding to a comfort place and a good environment to interact with the others.

Jaqueline, Process Engineer, Mosaic Fertilizantes

This conference was an exciting opportunityfor me in meeting the clients, equipment/machinery vendors, and knowing the new technologies & new developments. This conference gave me the wider exposure to experts from different fields covering raw material suppliers, product manufacturers, product users and equipment specialists. 

Rao Atmuri, Principal Process Enginer, Bechtel

As always very professional conference managed by the whole CRU team. 

Mike Jordan, Global Sales Director, Graphite Technology

Very well organised conference program


Event is consistently well run and gives us an opportunity to understand how markets are changing and to network with key customers.

Kurt Olandt, Vice President Sales, Weir Minerals - Lewis Pumps

CRU Phosphates 2023 Conference fully satisfied the expectations in updating the market and technical view including the FLP battery material trends and expectations.

Ludwig Hermann, Senior Advisor, Proman Management GmbH

The event was a great opportunity to learn about innovative solutions, I left the event with lot ideas I may implement in my company, lot of contacts of potential future partners from the services, equipment and chemical providers. 

Abderrahmane Hadj Belgacem, Operation Excellence, Section Head, Ma'aden - Phosphate

CRU Conferences are excellent opportunities for meeting clients and vendors with common interst.

Elton Curran, Senior Process Engineer, Jesa Technologies

The CRU Phosphates conference is a great forum for learning the latest developments in the space and meeting with its key movers and shakers.

LAURENCE W ZEIFMAN, Chairman, First Phosphate Corp

Great conference with great subjects. Thank you for an excellent organization.

Tarek Abdel-Hamid, Business Development Manager, Bechtel

It is an opportunity to learn about the latest technical innovations by meeting the various technology suppliers and at the same time make contacts with potential customers. 

Pasquale Talarico, Head of Nitrates & Phosphate dpt., Casale SA

Very good platform to showcase your products and technologies 

Yogesh Gujarathi, General Manager , Graphite India Ltd India

The event is a real opportunity to learn about latest technologies and processes related to phosphate and its derivates and also to meet the decision makers among the delegate participants.


Good conference, good venue, good talks. We will come again!

Jens-Michael Bergmann, Segment Manager Industrial Minerals, TOMRA Sorting GmbH

The conference had good balance of technical and commercial presentations and ample time was given for networking.

Upendra Singh, VP Research, International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)

Well organized, interesting presentations, good opportunity for networking.

Babor, Advisor to CEO, Fosfa

Well orgnized, Great experince 

Mohannad, Sr. Analyst, Business Intelligence,, SABIC AN

It was a nice meeting especially for the technique people, I enjoyed and try to attend for the future programs. 

Kemalettin Yakup Büyükgöz, Regional Sales Manager, Shifang Hua Rong Chemicals

The sectoral conference organization by CRU has been very beneficial for me. Thank you very much.

Engin Köksal, Process Engineer, Toros

It was a wonderful event and we had interesting discussions and exchanges, it is a good opportunity to meet wide range of companies and reconnect in person to discuss business development.

Safaa Ibn Ghazala, Head of Innovation, JESA

Excellent experience, I hope to attend the next one.

Pedro Aponte, Project Engineer, Pequiven

CRU Phosphates is an informative event we try to join annually to share our research institute experience (perform as speakers) as well as identify strategic directions for phosphate processing (as listening delegates), and we always get valuable ideas from the conference.We'd like to thank organizing team for great job they are doing gathering industry experts at this platform!

Olga Shaman-Guevara, specialist, Samoilov Research Institute for Mineral Fertilizers

I believe CRU is the best in the business!

Peter Haines, President, KIMRE

A must attend event for those who want to be on top of the latest updates and mega trends in the industry as well as a great place to network with diverse industry participants

Santhosh Seshadri, Analyst, HSBC

Phosphate and fertilizers to support the wellbeing of humanity. 

Refaat el jurdi, Corporate Account Manager, Nalco Saudi - Ecolab

good overview of the field, great for newcomers!

Aleksandr Benke, Deputy head of commercial strategy, Eurochem

Great setup and optimal networking opportunities 

Tobias Baldrian Madsen, Head of Strategy & Business Intelligence, Liqtech

I had to pull out at the last minute due to family issues, and the CRU staff were very helpful in ensuring that I still completed my presentation

Brett Clark, Chairman, Avenira Limited

I attended the Phosphate Conference to learn more about the industry. The breadth and depth of the subject presentations were well worth the time and investment.

Daniel Crowley, VP Manufacturing, St Equipment & Technology Llc

As always, amazing organization, interesting agenda, great opportunity to have updated information on the phosphate industry and enjoy some networking!

Catherine Thise, Strategic Marketing Consultant , Marktrack

Best phosphate industry show! Attending CRU for the last10 years!

Todd Parker, Global Marketing Director - Mining Chemicals , Arkema-ArrMaz

Conference has covered wide area in Phosphatic industry from Mine to Crop. Every session is handled very nicely by Speakers and coordinators. Kudos to CRU and team!

Palanisamy Velusamy, General Manager, M/s Indorama ICS, Senegal

CRU offers the best opportunity to meet people from the phosphate business in person. It is a very good platform to exchange ideas and opinions.

Jan Bennewitz, Lab Leader Flotation, BASF SE

CRU Phosphates 2022 conference in Tampa was a very successful event to help the Phosphate producers, vendors, technologists and all related agencies/persons to interact & learn the developments, trends & changes in the Phosphate business. Good team of CRU managed the event!

Avdhesh Mathur, President & CEO, NAQGLOBAL

CRU Phosphates is a great venue to understand phosphate trends--both in the marketplace and technical.

Timothy Cotton, CEO, Novaphos

Excellent conference with plenty of opportunities for networking.

TYTGAT Jan, Engineering Manager, De Smet AGRO

Great to be back in person. Market outlooks and face to face conversations are invaluable to making decisions.

Ricky Jaswal, Service Mgr, Weir Lewis

The CRU Phosphates conference is the must attend conference for the global P based industries.

John Cotter, MD, NW Phosphate

The Phosphate conference is "the" event for the industry. A good chance to meet and discuss latest trends with customers and peers from the industry

Hannes Storch, VP MCP, Metso Outotec

CRU Phosphates is a great cross-roads for the phosphate industry where market and industrial topics meet together.

Amine Menouni, Strategic Marketing Manager, OCP

A well run event, covering both the markets and technical aspects of phosphate.

Chris Ramsey, Sales and Marketing, North West Phosphate

Very useful and pleasant conference

Ben El Ghouda, Austrofin Representative in Morocco, Austrofin

If you want to understand the phosphates industry, this is the place to be

Fernan Gonzalez de Castilla, Phosphates Business Manager, Vimifos

Very comprehensive and informative

Dana Steinman, Market Intelligence and Data Analyst, Cargill

A very worthwhile event for those in the industry – I highly recommend it

James Ortiz, President & COO, Indagro (USA) Inc

The conference is a great opportunity to have access to first-hand market information

Iris Alvarado, BP Purchasing, Logistics & Distribution, Innophos Inc

There are few opportunities in the Global Phosphate Fertilizer Industry to be surrounded by decision makers and technical experts who together will map the course of our business. The annual CRU Phosphates conference is a highly organized forum where the key industry drivers and developments are discussed and debated: the place to be.

Stuart Singleton, Commercial Director, Pegasus TSI Inc

The Phosphates exhibition and congress was of excellent quality as much by its organization, as by the quality of these conferences and these exhibitors. When working with the phosphate industry, it has become a must-attend event that saves valuable time.

Nicolas Houlle, Marketing Manager, VDM Metals

The Phosphates Conferences arranged by CRU continues to provide an opportunity for networking with customers and related vendors.

Todd M. Hutchinson, VP of Technology, Philadelphia Mixing Solutions, Ltd

Very professional. An excellent opportunity to meet and develop new business.

Roderick Cant, Business Manager, Buss Chemtech AG

Excellent opportunity to remain conversant with market and technical developments.

Vaughn Astley, President, Dr Phosphates Inc

. . . I thought it was excellent, especially the technical showcase presentations.

Mark Cresswell, Consultant Engineer, DRA Mineral Projects Pty Ltd

We had lots of customer interest and good discussion throughout the event.

Luke Balzan, Technical Consultant, Scantech International

The unique meeting point for the world phosphate industry & with stakeholders around the industry.

Chris Thornton, Secretariat, European Sustainable Phosphorous Platform

The conference is attended by a good mix of producers, engineering companies and equipment suppliers.  The papers were also a good mix of market reviews and technical content.

David Ivell, Manager of Operations, Jacobs

Phosphates conference really groups the main players of the industry, provides high quality technical agenda and the opportunity to network with all kind of stakeholders in this important industry.

Wilson Nova Ruiz, Business Segment Manager, LANXESS Sybron Inc

The conference gives the best coverage of the market. It is the opportunity to meet the main actors and learn more about their strategies. It is the right place to get Information.

Oumnia Amal Rizki, Analyst, OCP

The CRU Phosphates conference provides an in-depth look at the health and future of the Phosphates industry. It is an all-inclusive look from mine to distribution. It is a must for anyone directly involved in the phosphates industry.

David Hall, Product Manager, Weir - Lewis Pumps

The CRU Conference provides market information to which I would not otherwise have access, it was a great way to meet new people and learn about industry trends/outlooks

Molly Biedenfeld, VP, Nutrient Market Development & Sales, Ostara

CRU Phosphates conferences provides an excellent framework for updating  market knowledge, technical innovations and networking.

Ludwig Hermann, President, European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform

Great event that puts key players of the phosphate industry in the same room. Great discussions that help generate new ideas.

Renaud Dugre-Brisson, Dynamic Simulation Engineer, SNC-Lavalin

The CRU conference is the only thorough global networking arena for all stakeholders in the Phosphate supply chain

Vegard Lien, Procurement Manager, Supply Chain, Yara