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Commercial Agenda

09:00 - 10:15
Keynote Plenary Session

09:00 - 09:15
Words of Welcome
09:15 - 09:45
The Global Outlook: A View from Morocco
Mustapha El Ouafi, Managing Director, OCP Group
09:45 - 10:15
CRU VIEW – Global phosphates market overview and forecast
Chris Lawson, Head of Phosphates, CRU

11:00 - 12:30
Global Perspectives from Phosphates Leaders

Leaders of phosphate production companies from around the world share their views on their local markets, global market opportunities they see and strategies for success in the current market conditions. 

11:00 - 11:30
Phosphate production growth in Brazil
Lieven Cooreman, SVP Yara Brazil, CEO Galvani JV, Yara

11:30 - 12:00
The Next Steps of China's Phosphate Giant: Wengfu's Development Strategy Outline
Yu Roger HE, Deputy General Manager, Wengfu Intertrade Limited
12:00 - 12:30
Turkish Fertilizer Perspectives
Hakan Goral, General Manager, Toros Tarim and Tekfen Holding, Vice President, Agri-Industry Group

14:30 - 15:30
Industry developments

14:30 - 15:00
Kristian Bennetsen, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, JBI Equity Limited

15:00 - 15:30
New Views on Soil-Crop Systems
Hear from leading expert on where soil science and nutrient research is focused and how it will impact farming practise and fertilizer formation.
Stephan Haefele, System Agronomist, Rothamsted Research

16:00 - 17:00
Global Market Dynamics

16:00 - 16:30
Capital markets perspectives on the fertilizer sector
Ingo Hofmaier, Partner, Hannam and Partners

16:30 - 17:00
Analysing end-user market drivers and their implications for phosphate fertiliser manufacturers
Stefan van Merrienboer, Analyst, Rabobank

09:00 - 10:30
Africa Fertilizer Agribusiness Focus

09:00 - 09:30
Analysing end-user market drivers and their implications for phosphate fertiliser manufacturers
Jason Scarpone, President and CEO, African Ferilizer and Agribusiness Partnership (AFAP)

09:30 - 10:00
OCP Africa strategy update


Karim Senhadji, CEO, OCP Africa
10:00 - 10:30
A new South African phosphate story
Adelaide Ruiters, CEO and Founder, Adelaide Ruiters Mining and Exploration

11:15 - 12:45
Specialty Fertilizer Market Insights

11:15 - 11:45
Water Soluble Phosphate Market Opportunities
Raphaël De Rijcke, Sales Director, Prayon

11:45 - 12:15
New, intelligent and micronutrient fertilizers

Senior Representative, OCP, Morocco

12:15 - 12:45
Chasing a margin: capacity shifts to NPK
Calvin Ball, NPK Analyst, CRU

14:00 - 15:20
Key Market Insights

Insights and trends from selected phosphates consumption sectors:

14:00 - 14:20
Traded rock phosphates
Alexander Derricott, Consultant, CRU

14:20 - 14:40
Feed Phosphates
Bruno Vialon, Chief Operating Officer, Phosphea
14:40 - 15:00
Nitrogen and Sulphur outlooks
Seán Mulholland, Senior Consultant, CRU
15:00 - 15:20
White phosphorus, food and technical phosphates
Willem Schipper, Director, Willem Schipper Consulting