The Profercy World P K S Forum, 8-10 May 2018 in Abu Dhabi, is this year’s reference-point event in global P, K & S trade. Taking place in early May, the meeting is timed to coincide with peak-volume trade in all of these fertilizer commodities.

The highest-calibre speakers from the world’s top producers and importers will be present as listed below. They will identify and evaluate the key S&D trends shaping 2018 global market direction.

Earlybird Registration

Available until February 28th 2018

Speakers & Sponsors

Mohamed Belhoussain

EVP Sales, Marketing
& Raw Materials Procurement
OCP, Morocco

Chris Reynolds

VP Fertilizer Sales

Susan Zou

General Manager, Fertilizer Division Yuntianhua Group, China

Gord McKenzie

VP Global Sales
The Mosaic Company

Dr P.S. Gahlaut

Managing Director
Indian Potash Ltd, India

Samad Khan

CEO, Agven, Pakistan

Damien Heath

CEO, Wengfu, Australia

Benton Kirk

CEO, CampoRico, Brazil

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company
Confirmed conference participant (various)

Swapnil Kumar Taparia

Vice President & Head – Sulphur
Swiss Singapore

Tom Luigs

Global Product Manager Phosphate and Potash
Eurochem Trading

Joe Dillier

Director, Supply and Merchandising,
Grownark Crop Nutrients USA

Earlybird Registration

Available until February 28th 2018


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Conference Programme

The industry-leading speakers listed above will take the podium in two separate categories, and on different days. This is a conference for which to REGISTER your attendance as soon as possible, LEARN from the presentations, and EXECUTE the conclusions in private business.

Producers on Supply Day

9 May 2018

Producers will discuss new capacity commissioning, output scenarios in P K S fertilizers, short-term tactics, game-theory, and long-term strategies.

The presentations will cover PHOSPHATES and enriched compounds from Morocco, China and USA, and POTASH from Canada and Russia.

Importers on Demand Day

10 May 2018

Importers will discuss 2018-19 PKS purchase needs in the prime market-making areas of India, Pakistan, AustraliaBrazil and USA.

Among many key issues, the presentations will cover farmer economics, regional logistics, buyer flexibility, risk-taking and opportunism


There will also be a special focus on East-of-Suez sulphur trade-flows.
Along with phosphate rock, this is a key base-load issue for phosphates, NPs and NPKs output right across Asia

Major networking events

Outside the main conference sessions,
there are the following major networking events

Two Evening Cocktail Receptions 

8 May: Inaugural Function

9 May: Forum Reception

Two Working Lunches

9 May & 10 May after each of the Supply and Demand Forum Sessions


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Terms & Conditions
At the sole discretion of Profercy, the refund of a delegate registration may be made according to the following terms and conditions:

  1. Written notification to cancel attendance must be received by Profercy at least 30 days prior to the start of the event i.e arriving no later than 8 April 2018.
  2. Cancellations after this date will be charged at the full rate.
  3. Those payments qualifying for refund will be made after the conference, less a 15% administration charge & bank charges. A refund is the sold recourse for cancellations which meet the conditions listed here.
  4. Registration fees cover access to the meeting and all associated events only. They do not cover hotel costs, nor other costs that delegates may incur while attending.

Anti-Trust Compliance Notice

All participants at the Profercy World NPKs Forum are advised to remain vigilant on and compliant with international compliance norms on anti-trust and competition standards and legislation. In the course of meetings and other conference activities, it is important that each participant refrain from discussing, agreeing, or exchanging information regarding any competitively sensitive information with any other participant. Such information includes, but may not be limited to:

  • Prices charged or costs incurred
  • Any increase, decrease, or discount in prices
  • What constitutes a fair cost or price level
  • Allocation of customer market areas or contracts
  • Refusal to deal with any customer, class or group of customers
  • Refusal to deal with any supplier, class or group of suppliers
  • What products, product categories, or services are offered to customers
  • Other competitively sensitive information, such as on market share, profits, margins, costs, reimbursement levels or contract payment methodologies
  • Certain categories of information may be exchanged through a formal survey process conducted in accordance with local and international compliance guidelines
  • In view of the above, we recommend that all delegates conduct themselves and their business in full cognisance and recognition of their own local and international anti-trust laws and regulations.

Delegates acknowledge that Profercy (in keeping with its established Privacy Policy) may use personal data to the extent necessary in carrying out its obligations to promote and support the Profercy Word PKS Forum, Abu Dhabi 8-10 May 2018. In registering, and unless specifically notifying Profercy otherwise, delegates agree that personal data (including name, job designation & email address) will be distributed to other participants in electronic, application software, or hard copy form.