FINAL PROGRAMME 
All sessions are taking place at the Oberoi New Delhi hotel. 
Clean and Efficient Fertilizer Production: Reaching New Levels of Excellence  
   
MONDAY, 14 MARCH 2016 
PRE-CONFERENCE SIDE EVENTS 
09.00 - 13.00 IFA Method Harmonization Working Group Meeting - Nilgiri
14.00 - 18.00 Registration - Nilgiri foyer 
14.00 - 16.00  IFA NORM in Phosphogypsum Working Group Meeting - Connaught
14.00 - 16.00  IFA Executive Board Meeting (by invitation) - Business Centre 4
16.30 - 18.00 Annual IFA Technical & SHE Committee Member Meeting - Nilgiri
19.00 - 20.30 WELCOME RECEPTION -  Connaught 
    
 
TUESDAY, 15 MARCH 2016
 Coffee Corner sponsored by 
09.00 - 18.00 Registration & Exhibition - Ballroom foyer
10.00 - 12.00 OPENING SESSION with Focus on Climate Change and Innovation - Ballroom
Chairwoman: Charlotte HEBEBRAND, Director General, IFA


• Welcome to India
Mr. Rakesh KAPUR

IFA Vice-President and Chairman of The Fertiliser Association of India (FAI)


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• Opening remarks


Dr. Abdulrahman JAWAHERY, IFA President

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• Keynote speaker: Climate Change and India (Past, Present, Future)
Dr. U.S. AWASTHI, Indian Farmers Fertiliser Co-operative Limited (IFFCO), India
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Climate Change Roundtable (Macro View)
Moderator: Charlotte HEBEBRAND, Director General, IFA

Eric MASANET, International Energy Agency (IEA), France
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Guido SCHMIDT-TRAUB, UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, USA
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- Q&A session

12.00 - 13.30 Buffet Lunch - Threesixty & Travertino

13.30 - 14.30  Climate Change Roundtable (Micro-View) - Ballroom
Moderator: Brent HEIMANN, Arab Potash Company Ltd (APC), Jordan

• IEA Energy Technology Perspectives for the Global Petrochemicals Industry
Eric MASANET, IEA
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• Ammonia Energy & Emissions Benchmarking
Honn TUDOR, Philippe Townsend Associates International (PTAI), USA
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• IFFCO’s Energy Savings Projects and 
Reduction in CO2 Emissions 
Birinder SINGH, IFFCO, India
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14.30 - 15.30 Innovation Roundtable: 

Global Agricultural Innovation and Investment: Fertilizers in the Emerging Ecosystem

- Ballroom
Moderator: Bob MORRIS, AndMore Associates, LLC, USA

Pejman DJAVDAN, Stamicarbon B.V., The Netherlands
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• Chuck MAGRO, Agrium, Canada
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Rohtash MAL, EM3 AgriServices Pvt. Ltd, India
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15.30 - 16.00 Coffee break - Ballroom foyer

16.00 - 17.30 SESSION 1: Update on IFA's Leading Technical Initiatives - Ballroom

Chairman: Yasser ALABBASI, GPIC, Bahrain


• Zero Waste – threat or opportunity? A full cost accounting approach to the answer
Julian HILTON, Aleff Group, UK
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• Development of voluntary Best Practice Industry recommendations in the analytical field leading to fewer trade disputes! 
Jan CHYS, Yara SA/NV, Belgium
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• Product Stewardship: From Worst to First?
Volker ANDRESEN, IFA, France
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19.30 - 22.30 GALA DINNER  - Longchamp Banquet Hall, Hotel Taj Mansingh
Bus departure from The Oberoi New Delhi at 18.45 hours

 
WEDNESDAY, 16 MARCH 2016 
Coffee Corner sponsored by 
08.30 - 17.00 IFA Hospitality Desk & Exhibition - Ballroom foyer
09.00 - 10.30 SESSION 2: Efficiency Improvement in Indian Fertilizer Plants - Ballroom
Chairman: Sachchida NAND, FAI, India

• Recent Major Initiatives taken by IFFCO-Kalol Unit towards Energy Conservation and Environment Protection
Shamsher SINGH, IFFCO, India
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• Sustainability approaches at Tata Chemicals
Raja Raman CHAUDHARY, Tata Chemicals Limited, India
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• Implementation of various in-house Innovative modifications at IFFCO – Kandla
A.K. SHARMA, IFFCO, India
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10.30 - 11.00  Coffee break - Ballroom foyer
11.00 - 12.00 SESSION 3: Environmental Consideration in Fertilizer Production in India - Ballroom

Chairman: K.K. KAUL, DCM Shriram Ltd, India



• Development in Environmental Regulation in Fertilizer Sector
Sakshi BATRA, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change, India 
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• Reducing Environmental Impact of Production from Indian Fertilizer Plants
Manish GOSWAMI, FAI, India
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• Installation of online monitoring systems  for effluent and emissions in acids and complex fertilizer manufacturing plants
Rajesh PASTIYA, Coromandel International Limited, India
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12.00 - 13.30 Buffet Lunch - ThreeSixty & Travertino

13.30 - 15.00 Parallel Session 4 A: Innovation in Production Efficiency - Vindhya & Shivalik
C
hairman:  Jan CHYS, Yara International ASA, Belgium

• Plant Operability Optimization through Dynamic Simulation, a Case Study focused on Phosphoric Acid Concentration Unit
Alexandre DURAND, Prayon Technologies, Belgium
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• Piloting and plant scale developments of producing (N)PK fertilizer on a plant scale level using Polysulphate
Anthony ZANELLI, ICL Fertilizers Europe, The Netherlands
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• Meeting of Regulation with Technology
Amihai SEIDER, Haifa Chemicals Ltd, Israel
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13.30 - 15.00  Parallel Session 5 A: Innovation in Cleaner Production - Aravali
Chairman: Volker ANDRESEN, IFA

Green Coatings for Fertilizers – Technical & Commercial Benefits
Prakash MATHUR and Fernanda DIAS, NAQ Global Companies, India/Brazil

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• Greenhouse Gas Footprint of Potassium Nitrate Production from Caliche Ore
Katja HORA, SQM Europe N.V., Belgium
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• Environmental management in the production of fertilizers
Bernd LINDMEIER, Yara Belle Plaine Inc., Canada
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15.00 - 15.30 Coffee Break - Ballroom foyer
15.30 - 17.00 Parallel Session 4 B: Innovation in Production Efficiency Vindhya & Shivalik
Chairwoman: Fernanda DIAS, NAQ Global Companies, Brazil

• Ammonia convertor basket replacement improving reliability and efficiency of synthesis loop
Eyad RAFEI, GPIC, Bahrain
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• Use Efficiency of Nimin-coated Urea as a Nitrogen Fertilizer Technology in Rice Production
Syed Anwarul HAQUE, Consultant, Bangladesh
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15.30 - 17.00 Parallel Session 5 B: Innovation in Cleaner Production Aravali

Chairman: Soufiyane EL KASSI, OCP Group, Morocco


• Green Screen – High efficiency screening through direct excitation
Thorsten MIDDELHOF, Rhewum GmbH, Germany


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• Reducing Environmental Impact through Modernization & Energy Efficiency Enhancement
Tehseen Ullah KHAN, Fauji Fertilizer Company Ltd, Pakistan
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• Utilization of PG for Road making-India specific experience
Ranjit MISRA, Paradeep Phosphates Ltd, India
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  FREE EVENING
 
THURSDAY, 17 MARCH 2016 
TECHNICAL SITE VISIT to IFA Protect & Sustain certified IFFCO Kalol Plant (by airplane).  

Departure at 05:15 hours (meeting in the lobby of the Oberoi New Delhi)

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Buffet Lunch - Threesixty & Travertino