20 一月 - 22 一月 2020
巴西,圣保罗

拉丁美洲化肥会议

Day 1

Start End
  • 08:30
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  • Registration and exhibition opens for all attendees

Micronutrients forum (For platinum & gold pass holders)

Start End
  • 09:50
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  • 10:00
  • Chairperson's opening remarks Eduardo Daher - Agribusiness Consultant, Macrosector
  • 10:00
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  • 10:30
  • Assessing the Latin American micronutrients sector in the context of the global market
  • How large is the micronutrient market in the region?
  • How do consumption trends compare globally?
  • What are the biggest markets in Latin America?
  • Assessing the regional growth potential 
 
  • 10:30
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  • 11:00
  • Key trends in micronutrients and foliar fertilizer markets in Brazil Eduardo Daher - Agribusiness Consultant, Macrosector
  • Main market players 
  • Latest consumption figures
  • Key regional crops and micronutrient requirements

Eduardo Daher, Agribusiness Consultant, Macrosector
José Francisco Cunha, Agronomist, Tec-Fertil

 

  • 11:00
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  • 11:30
  • Morning networking break
  • 11:30
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  • 12:00
  • Foliar application of zinc fertilizers with a focus on chelates Luiz Dimenstein - Area Manager, ADOB
  • Correcting deficiencies with foliar solutions
  • Tackling zinc deficiencies in human health
  • How chelated micronutrients can improve plant response rates
  • 12:00
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  • 12:30
  • The effects of micronutrient application on citrus fruits Rodrigo M. Boaretto - Scientific Researcher, Centro de Citricultura Sylvio Moreira, IAC
  • Micronutrients uptake and mobility in Citrus trees
  • Demand of micronutrient in areas of high fruit yield
  • Ways to provide micronutrients to citrus orchard (soil, foliar or fertigation)
  • Micronutrient sources and fertilizer use efficiency
  • 12:30
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  • 13:00
  • Micronutrients fertilization effects on wheat, corn and soybean yield Valter Casarin - Professor of Soil Management, ESALQ/USP
  • Examining the scale of zinc and boron deficiencies in Brazil and Argentina
  • Application of manganese and iron in soybean cultivation
  • Outcome of field tests on staple crops
  • 13:00
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  • 14:00
  • Lunch - Open to all conference attendees
  • 14:00
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  • 14:30
  • Why plants need boron, and how to correct boron deficiency Professor Ismail Cakmak - Researcher, Sabanci University
  • An overview of why boron is important and the most critical functions of boron for plant health
  • Demonstrating how boron deficiency affects the root and shoot growth of plants
  • Discussing main fertilizer strategies used in practical agriculture to correct boron deficiency in plants
  • Comparing agronomic effectiveness, advantages and disadvantages of the soil and foliar boron application strategies
  • 14:30
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  • 15:00
  • The importance of addressing boron deficiencies in major crops with tailored solutions Cleiton De Sequeira - Global Market Development Manager - Agriculture, Rio Tinto
  • Assessing differences in boron fertilizer sources
  • Outcomes of regional field tests in specific crops
  • Exploring the most efficient delivery mechanisms for the crop
  • 15:00
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  • 15:10
  • Chairperson's closing remarks and end of Micronutrients forum José Francisco Cunha - Agronomist, Tec-Fertil

Fertilizer fast track (For platinum and gold pass holders)

Start End
  • 09:50
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  • 10:00
  • Chairperson's opening remarks
  • 10:00
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  • 10:30
  • The role of fertilizers in agriculture Hasan Tarique - Senior Consultant, Fertilizer – Americas, Argus
  • The need for fertilizers to meet food demand
  • Liebig’s law of minimum
  • Balanced fertilization and 4R conceptual model
  • Defining the key fertilizer macronutrients
  • A look at production trends
  • 10:30
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  • 11:00
  • The Latin American market Steve, Mitchell - Editor, Nitrogen, Argus
  • Assessing the biggest markets in the region
  • Key countries importing into Latin America 
  • A look at the key crops and nutrient requirements
 
  • 11:00
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  • 11:30
  • Morning networking break
  • 11:30
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  • 12:00
  • Phosphates market Mike Nash - Editor, Phosphates and Fertilizer Content Development, Argus
  • Phosphate production routes 
  • Supply and demand dynamics
  • Price drivers
  • Current market themes 
 
  • 12:00
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  • 12:30
  • Nitrogen markets Bede Heren - Editor North America, Fertilizers, Argus
  • Ammonia production – the key nitrogen building block
  • Production of other nitrogen fertilizers
  • Global nitrogen supply patterns
  • Price drivers
  • Current market themes
  • 12:30
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  • 13:00
  • Potash markets Hasan Tarique - Senior Consultant, Fertilizer – Americas, Argus
  • Overview of the different types of potash
  • Supply and demand dynamics
  • Current market themes 
 
  • 13:00
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  • 14:00
  • Lunch - Open to all conference attendees
  • 14:00
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  • 14:30
  • NPK markets Hasan Tarique - Senior Consultant, Fertilizer – Americas, Argus
  • Defining NPKs
  • Pros and cons of NPKs
  • Difficulties of measuring supply and demand
  • Global NPK trade – key markets
  • Price drivers and current market themes
  • 14:30
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  • 15:00
  • Added value fertilizers sector
  • Defining product categories for AVF
  • Evaluating markets and drivers for AVF
  • Industry opportunities for AVF
  • 15:00
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  • 15:10
  • Chairperson's closing remarks and end of fertilizer fast track

Open to all attendees

Start End
  • 16:00
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  • 17:00
  • Round table discussions in the exhibition hall

Your chance to talk through shared issues and exchange knowledge with colleagues working in the same field. Choose a topic that is relevant to you, and join in the moderated discussion with a round table leader:

  1. What’s next for the micronutrient sector in Latin America?
  2. Assessing challenges and opportunities in key markets in Latin America for fertilizer trade
  3. Brazil focus – considering the biggest factors that will have an impact on the local market
  4. Achieving efficiencies and improving crop responses with specialty fertilizer products
  • 18:00
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  • 20:00
  • Opening cocktail reception

Day 2 - Main conference

Start End
  • 08:30
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  • Registration and exhibition opens
  • 09:15
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  • 09:20
  • Chairperson's opening remarks Lauren Williamson - SVP, Fertilizers, Argus
  • 09:20
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  • 09:45
  • Overview of Brazilian agriculture trends and projections for 2020-25 Marcelo Fernandes Guimaraes - Director, Department of Risk Management, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply of Brazil
  • 09:45
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  • 10:10
  • New supply patterns in global fertilizer trade and impact on imports into Latin America Lauren Williamson - SVP, Fertilizers, Argus
  • Insight into the latest global trade flows in N, P and K markets
  • Latest regional supply and demand dynamics
  • The implications of changing global dynamics for buyers in Latin America
  • 10:10
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  • 10:35
  • Developments in the Brazil Fertilizer Market - Challenges and opportunities Rick Mclellan - Senior Vice President, Mosaic
  • 10:35
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  • 11:15
  • Morning networking break
  • 11:15
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  • 11:40
  • Exploring transportation infrastructure and fertilizer freight in Brazil Flavia Bohone - Agriculture Market Editor, Argus
  • Characteristics of domestic distribution in Brazil
  • Examining inland distribution network
  • Port infrastructure - challenges and opportunities
  • Pricing of road freight
  • Prospects for rail and truck fleets in 2019
  • 11:40
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  • 12:05
  • Meeting Brazil’s demand for potash fertilizers to improve soil health and crop yields Matt Albrecht - Senior Vice President, Marketing, Canpotex
  • 12:05
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  • 12:30
  • Fertilizer production developments and impact on the Latin America market Rahul Mohan - Exports Director, Indorama
  • 12:30
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  • 13:00
  • Panel: The importance of communicating the value of balanced fertilizers across the supply chain to growers and consumers Panellists include - Agronomic Institute of Campinas and Abisolo
  • Exploring initiatives to collaborate with distributors and growers to promote the importance of balanced fertilizer use
  • Demonstrating the agronomic and cost benefits of added-value fertilizers to participants across the supply chain
  • Challenging public perceptions of the sustainability of fertilizers and role in agricultural productivity

Panellists include
Heitor Cantarella, Research Director, Agronomic Institute of Campinas
Gustavo Branco, Vice President, Abisolo

  • 13:00
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  • 14:25
  • Lunch

Markets and Trade Track

Start End
  • 14:25
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  • 14:30
  • Chair's opening remarks José de Sousa - Program Manager – Supply. International Fertilizer Association
  • 14:30
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  • 14:55
  • The evolving agricultural landscape in Brazil Guilherme Filho - Director of Agricultural Policies and Information, CONAB
  • The cost structure of the main crops in Brazil
  • The usage of fertilizer by region and crops
  • Market growth expectations in short and medium-term
  • 14:55
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  • 15:20
  • M&A activity across agriculture and potential for further market consolidation in the ag inputs sector Anderson Galvao - CEO, Celeres
  • Impact of macroeconomic trends on recent transactions and activities
  • Assessing the rationale behind the movements of players seeking to acquire stake in the local ag input companies
  • How the rise of specialty and added value fertilizer products are impacting the M&A landscape
  • 15:20
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  • 15:45
  • A look at the Brazilian fertilizer market from the blenders’ perspective Carlos Eduardo Lustosa Florence - Executive Director, AMA Brasil

  • How fertilizers have helped Brazil to develop agriculture
  • How the market is organized in terms of key players, blenders and overall structure
  • 15:45
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  • 16:15
  • Afternoon break
  • 16:15
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  • 16:40
  • Evolution and Development of the Fertilizer Market in Chile Mauricio Izquierdo Gebauer - General Manager, Agrogestion Vitra
  • Climate diversity in Chile
  • Main crops and nutrient consumption
  • Evolution of the fertilizer market in recent years
  • Future market prospects
  • 16:40
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  • 17:05
  • Changes in Colombia's agriculture, a great opportunity for the fertilizer market Juan Guillermo Naranjo - General Manager, Rio Claro
  • Realising Colombia’s potential to become one of the world's key food suppliers 
  • Overcoming hurdles such as lack of general policies and the problem of insecurity and violence
  • Boosting the growth of the fertilizer market in Colombia by understanding the specific needs according to geography, climate and crop type

  • 17:05
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  • 17:30
  • Paraguay: A case study from a small (but not insignificant) regional fertilizer market Enrique Hahn - Consultant to the Ministry of Agriculture, Paraguay, Sustentap
  • Opportunities for the fertilizer industry and growers in Paraguay
  • Overview of the growth potential in the economy and agriculture sector
  • Regional conditions, crops and nutrient requirements
  • 17:30
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  • 17:40
  • Chairperson's closing remarks
  • 18:00
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  • 20:00
  • Cocktail reception

R&D and Innovation Track

Start End
  • 14:25
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  • 14:30
  • Chair's opening remarks Luis Prochnow - Managing Director, NPCT
  • 14:30
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  • 14:55
  • Innovation in enhanced efficiency fertilizers Matias Ruffo - Senior Agronomist Latin America, Koch Agronomic Services
  • Increasing crop productivity and maintaining environmental sustainability
  • Outcome of field tests in a range of soil conditions
  • Communicating the benefits to improve NUE at farm level
  • 14:55
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  • 15:20
  • Dispelling common myths about the use of phosphorus in agriculture Luis Prochnow - Managing Director, NPCT
  • Adopting a scientific, evidence based approach to fertilizer use
  • Considering soil profile and climate as determining factors in phosphate fertilizers
  • Assessing the use of P fertilizers in tropical conditions
  • 15:20
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  • 15:45
  • Developments in the use of slow and controlled-release fertilizers in sugarcane Heitor Cantarella - Research Director, Agronomic Institute of Campinas
  • An overview of agricultural production
  • Assessing fertilizer demand
  • Domestic production vs imports
  • Domestic market policy framework for the fertilizer industry
  • 15:45
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  • 16:15
  • Afternoon break
  • 16:15
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  • 16:40
  • Meeting soybean nutrient requirements Daniel Amaral, Chief Economist - ABIOVE
  • Considering timing, soil conditions and application methods
  • Improving quality and yield with balanced solutions
  • 16:40
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  • 17:05
  • Using soil analysis and advanced technology to optimize crop yield Silvano Abreu - Director, Solos e Nutrição de Plantas
  • Identifying nutrient deficiencies in soil
  • How new technology is improving crop yields and minimising environmental impact
  • 17:05
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  • 17:30
  • Tackling Sulphur Deficiencies with environmentally friendly solutions Ariana Cohen - VP, Head of Fertilizer Division, JET inc
  • Responding to sulphur deficiencies with optimum product and application 
  • Options for correcting S deficiency
  • Assessing the convenience and cost effectiveness of solutions


  • 17:30
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  • 17:40
  • Chairperson's closing remarks Luis Prochnow - Managing Director, NPCT

Day 3 - Main conference

Start End
  • 09:00
  • -
  • Registration and exhibition opens
  • 09:45
  • -
  • 10:45
  • Round table discussions in the exhibition hall

Your chance to talk through shared issues and exchange knowledge with colleagues working in the same field. Choose a topic that is relevant to you, and join in the moderated discussion with roundtable leader:

  1. Linking soil mapping and advanced soil analysis to improving overall fertilizer management
  2. Harnessing biostimulants for smarter and more sustainable crop production
  3. Mexico and Central America regional challenges and opportunities
  4. Southern Cone regional challenges and opportunities
 
  • 10:45
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  • 11:15
  • Morning networking break
  • 11:15
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  • 11:40
  • An overview of regional fertilizer production capacity Chris Lawson - Research Manager – Fertilizers, Head of Phosphates Analysis, CRU
  • Assessing recent developments in Latin American production
  • Mapping the major production and blending hubs
  • Balancing new regional capacity with import volumes to meet local demand
  • 11:40
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  • 12:05
  • What is the role of high efficiency phosphates in the next generation of fertilizers being developed? Kent Lambden - Vice President, Global Business Development & Strategy, Actagro
  • Can high efficiency phosphate formulas be developed and applied in liquid forms?
  • Can phosphate use efficiency be enhanced in difficult soil conditions
  • Are technologies available to enable the enhancements of MAP, DAP, SSP etc?
  • 12:05
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  • 12:25
  • Developments in the use of slow and controlled-release fertilizers in Latin America Fernanda Santaniel - Technical Products Manager, Compo Expert
  • Crop responses and outcome of field tests 
  • Latest in coating technology
  • Use of slow and controlled release fertilizers
  • Minimizing leaching – cost savings and less environmental damage
  • 12:25
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  • 12:30
  • Chairperson's closing remarks
  • 12:30
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  • 14:00
  • Lunch

Biostimulants break out (For platinum and silver pass holders)

Start End
  • 13:50
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  • 14:00
  • Chairperson's opening remarks Dr. Atila Mogor - Associate Professor of Plant Health, Federal University of Parana
  • 14:00
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  • 14:30
  • Biostimulants: why now? The evolving role of biostimulants in supporting plant growth Amit Vasavada - SVP, R&D & Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Marrone Bio innovations
  • How biostimulants can contribute to improving crop health and yield
  • Harnessing biostimulants for smarter and more sustainable crop production
  • How do biostimulants relate to fertilizers and biopesticides?
  • What role can the industry play in improving the public image of biostimulants?
  • 14:30
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  • 15:00
  • Examining latest developments in the application of biostimulants Dr. Atila Mogor - Associate Professor of Plant Health, Federal University of Parana
  • Biostimulants vs biofertilizers
  • Regulatory implications of specialised products
  • Registering the first Brazilian biostimulant
  • Sourcing and access to biostimulants
  • 15:00
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  • 15:30
  • The emerging landscape of biostimulant products and their use in agriculture in Latin America Fabricio Benatti - Executive Vice President for South and Central America, Agrinos
  • Assessing the different types of products ranging from microbials, acids to extracts
  • The use of microbials to improve soil fertility and increase the supply or availability of nutrients
  • Improving tolerance to abiotic stress in plants with biologicals
  • 15:30
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  • 16:00
  • Afternoon break
  • 16:00
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  • 16:30
  • Improving the regulatory process for biostimulant products that will benefit all stakeholders Thiago Pozzobon - Fertilizers Division Manager, Vigna Brasil
  • Defining biostimulants – a unique category of agricultural input
  • Regulatory developments in Europe and North America
  • Challenges associated with registering new products in major Latin American markets
  • Why are biostimulants not included in existing fertilizer definitions and regulations?
  • The role of industry in establishing science-based criteria to demonstrate safety and efficacy of biostimulants
  • 16:30
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  • 17:00
  • Standardization of novel algal-based Biostimulant for quality and yield improvement on local Brazilian crops ​Franck Hennequart - Director Research & Innovation, Algaia
  • Active ingredients from seaweeds on plants and proposed mode of actions
  • Standardization of commercial active extracts
  • Experimental and field trials on local Brazilian crops
  • Future development for improved effects
  • 17:00
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  • 17:30
  • Improving crop yield and quality with high performance biostimulant applications Dr Ali Asaff - R&D Manager, Innovak Global
  • Understand how biostimulants work with fertilizers and other agricultural inputs to improve crop yield
  • Use of biostimulants to improve nutrient absorption, overall efficiency and tolerance to abiotic stress.
  • How can we make biological products more farm-friendly, efficient and affordable? 
  • 17:30
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  • 17:40
  • Chairperson's closing remarks Dr. Atila Mogor - Associate Professor of Plant Health, Federal University of Parana