TECHNICAL PROGRAM OF SYMPHOS 2015      
       
Sunday, May 17th 2015 
Afternoon 4pm - 7pm Registration of the participants and badges distribution
Monday, May 18th 2015    Exhibition visits Social program
Morning  8am - 9:30am Reception and Registration  of the participants  
9:30am - 12pm PLENARY : MINISTERS ROOM - OPENNING CEREMONY  
   
   
  WELCOME & INTRODUCTION   
Opening Plenary Session : Robert TUCKER, President of Innovation Resource, Best-Selling Author of "Managing the Future", USA  
Coffee break  
Exhibition area inauguration  
12pm - 2pm Lunch   
Afternoon   Plenary : Ministers Room  
2pm - 2:45pm PL2: "The Manufacturing Plant of the Future : new approaches to the Process Industries", Jean-Pierre DAL PONT, President SFGP, France B to B Meetings
2:45pm - 3:15pm KN1: "A Vision for the Future of Mining: The Role of Technology", Paul LEVER, Professor,  CRCMining - School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering, University of Queensland, Australia
3:15pm - 3:45pm KN2: "Managing Innovation & Technology in the Process Industries: Current practices and future perspectives", Thomas LAGER, Professeur, EMINES – School of Industrial Management, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, BenguŽrir, Morocco 
3:45pm - 4:15pm Coffee break
  Ministers Room
Chairpersons:
Dr Priscilla NELSON, Dept. Head and Professor, Department of Mining Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, USA
Mr Faris DERRIJ, Director, Gantour site, OCP S.A., Morocco
FEZ 01 Room
Chairpersons:
Mr Yves CARPARA, General Manager, Prayon S.A., Belgium
Mr Brahim RAMDANI, Director of Jorf Lasfar Site, Morocco
Fez My Driss 1er Room
Chairpersons:                                                                 Mr Redouane EL OMRI, Responsible Industrial Development OCP S.A., Morocco
Mr Jean-Claude CHARPENTIER, Former President European Federation of Chemical Engineering, CNRS / ENSIC / University of  Lorraine, France
Fez MŽrinides Room
Chairpersons:
Mr Rachid YAZAMI, Ph. D. Professor and Principal Scientist, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Mr Hicham BOUZEKRI, Ph D, Chief Executive Officer, MASCIR, Morocco
KARAM 1 Room
Workshop 1
Chair: Mr Jalal BERADY, Responsible Security, Environnement, Jorf Lasfar, OCP S.A., Morocco
Co-Chair: Mohammed ZAD, Responsible of Sustainability Department, OCP S.A., Morocco
KARAM 2 Room
Workshop 2
Chair: Mr Julian HILTON, Chairman  Aleff Group, United Kingdom
Co-Chair: Mr Abdelhak KABBABI, Environment Manager, Sustainability Department, OCP S.A., Morocco
    Mining technologies   Phosphoric Acid   Industrial Management   Phosphate Materials   Safety  Management   Phosphogypsum
4:15pm - 4:35pm   CO1: "Electrostatic beneficiation of phosphate ores: review of past work and discussion of an improved separation system", Frank HRACH, Director, Process Engineering, ST Equipment & Technology LLC, USA
  CO1: "Plant profitability improvement thanks to production team and engineering offices synergy: a case study in Prayon production site", Nicolas VAN LIERDE, Laurent BECKERS, Prayon Technologies S.A., Belgium    CO1: "Chemical and Process System Engineering contibution to Sustainability", Jean-Pierre DAL PONT, President SFGP, France   CO1: "2020 cathode materials cost competition: Lithium Iron Phosphate, the promising best candidate for Energy Storage System", Fabrice RENARD , Directeur Innovation, Prayon S.A., Belgique   WS1: "HSE management on construction site in the phosphate industry", Baricheff Dominique, Sales development officier, ARIA TECHNOLOGIES, France
 
  WS1:"Multiple benefits from salt-affected lands ameliorated by phosphogypsum", Qadir MANZOOR,
United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH), Ontario, Canada
4:35pm - 4:55pm CO2: "Evaluation of alternative Mining Methods at OCP", Daniel M. GAGNON, Directeur GŽnŽral Mines, Met-Chem Canada Inc, Abdellah MAHSOUN, Directeur Projets, Groupe OCP, Morocco  CO2: "Jacobs New Process for Removing Iron from Phosphoric Acid", Stephen HILAKOS, James BYRD, Jacobs Engineering Inc., USA CO2: "Phosphate Enterprise Optimization", Donal S. TUNKS, President, Phosphatics LLC, USA  CO2: "Electrode materials based on phosphates as a suitable way for clean energy storage", Ismael SAADOUNE, Professeur, UniversitŽ Cadi AYYAD, Marrakech, Maroc WS2: "Story of an HRS sulfuric unit", Abdenour JBILI (Methods Engineer) , Abdelaziz LAHMADI (Process ingineer), OCP Group, Safi site, Morocco
WS2: "Phosphogypsum free process for manufacture of phosphatic fertilizers,NPK/DAP- Concept Paper", Dr Iyer RAMAKRISHNAN, R&D, 4R Technologies, India
4:55pm - 5:15pm CO3: "Grade Control and Stockpile Management at Benguerir Phosphate Mine: a new approach to resources optimization", Mansour ASRI, OCP Group, BenguŽrir, Morocco  CO3: "Increasing the filtration rate of phosphoric slurry by using mineral additives" , Slimane MANAR & Jaouhar JEBRIL, Maroc Phosphore Safi, OCP S.A., Morocco CO3: "Technology transfer mechanisms and Best features to achieve those transfers", BarthŽlŽmy NYASSE, Vice-Chancellor and Professor, University of Bamenda, Cameroon CO3: "Phosphates: versatile products for environmental and energy applications", Ange NZIHOU, Professeur, UniversitŽ de Toulouse, Mines Albi, France
WS3: ŌProtect and Sustain certification of OCP", Ahmed SADIK , Health, Safety and Environment manager and Protect and Sustain Responsable, Axe Centre, OCP Group , Morocco

WS3: "Phosphogypsum recycling, as structural in a Phosphoric acid plant business model", Anas LAHLOU,  Jorf Fertilizers Company V,  Jorf Lasfar, Morocco 
5:15pm - 5:35pm CO4: "Outotec HIGmillTM – Optimization of stirred milling technology", Mattias STHOLM, Product Manager HIG mills, Outotec, Sweden CO4: "Thickening, filtration and Clarifying in Phosphoric Acid industry", Roger Summerhays, International Sales Manager, WesTech Inc. Salt Lake City, UT, USA CO4: "Stockyard Operation and Automation,The Role of Advanced Automation Technologies in Supply Chain Management for Bulk Materials", Mette DOBEL, Global Product Manager, Quality solutions, FLSmidth Denmark, Germany CO4: "Catalysis by Phosphates: a Sustainable Route", A. SOLHY, Full professor, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, BenguŽrir, Morocco

WS4: "Le Projet ZŽro incident un moteur pour rŽaliser lÕexcellence Globale ˆ lÕaxe Nord ", Abdelkader ALOUANI, Responsable Hygine SŽcuritŽ Environnement, Direction ExŽcutive Axe Nord, OCP S.A., Morocco
WS4: "Phosphogypsum as fertilizer: Impact on crop, soil & environment", Khalil EL MEJAHED, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, BenguŽrir, Morocco
5:35pm - 5:55pm CO5: "Sustainable Dry Grinding Of Phosphate Rock With LOESCHE Vertical Roller Mills", Frank DARDEMANN, Manager, LOESCHE Innovative Engineering, Germany  CO5: "Impacts of Al2O3/P2O5 Ratio on Gypsum Crystal Growth and Phosphoric Acid Plant Operation", Curtis GRIFFIN, Process Engineering Supervisor, PegasusTSI, USA  CO5: Į DŽploiement de l'OPS (OCP_Production_System), la voie vers l'excellence opŽrationnelle : Cas pratiques et rŽsultats terrain du site de GantourČ, Abdelghani GASMI, Hicham BAHA, Mohamed Aimad BOUGDIF , OCP GROUP, Site de Gantour, Maroc CO5: "Production of sodium dihydrogeno-phosphate (NaH2PO4) and sodium trimetaphosphate (Na3P3O9) using sodium chloride (NaCl) and orthophosphoric acid (H3PO4)", Doan PHAM MINH, Assistant professor, Toulouse University, Mines Albi, France  WS5: "The Task Force experience to accelerate the deployment of HSE standards in Jorf Lasfar ", Mohammed ZAD et Sanae AZZAOUI, Responsables HSE, OCP Jorf Lasfar Nord, Maroc
WS5: "Frame Work for Mainstreaming phosphogypsum use in Road Construction in Morocco", Yahia BOUABDELLAOUI, IAV. Hassan II Agronomic and Veterinary Institute, Morocco B to B Meetings
5:55pm - 6:15pm CO6: "3D Technologies for Surveying, Monitoring & Mining", Fa•z OUMGHAR, Sales Engineer and 3D solutions responsible, Leica GEOSYSTEMS, Paris, France
CO6: "Water Management, Towards Minimum Impact Concentrators", Kaj JANSSON, Outotec Oy, Finland
CO6: "System researches of the development of phosphoric industry of Russia", Dr Tatiana ZAKOLODINA,  Head of department, Moscow state humanity-economical university, Moscow, Russian Federation  CO6: "Commercial organophosphorus chemicals: Status and new developments", Norbert WEFERLING, Technical Director, WefConsult GmbH, Germany  WS6 : "South AfricaÕs Mining Industry Safety Journey – A personal perspective", Wilco UYS, Professional Mining Engineer, Bethal, South Africa, George BASSON, Executive Chairman, DUST-A-SIDE, South Africa
Discussions / Recommendations
6:15pm - 6:35pm   CO7 : "1D 2D 3D Radar Technology for Safety, Operator Assistance and Automation", Dr. Reik WINKEL, indurad GmbH, Germany
CO7: "Development of CALS-technology for the phosphoric acid of high purity", Andrey GLUSHKO, R&D Centre ŌFine ChemicalsĶ, Russian Federation CO7: "The Management of the Environment during the realization of industrial projects: Case of ODIÕs Project OCP Group –Jorf Lasfar Site", Amal BELLARBI, Responsible of Environnement, Jacobs Engineering S.A., Morocco      
6:35pm - 6:55pm   CO8 : "Advantages of using surface miners compared to conventional excavation methods", Flavio VILLA, Chief Engineer - Trencher Division, Tesmec S.p.A., Italy
CO8: "Comparison of different ways of Desulfatation used in OCP phosphoric acid plants", Hanane MOURCHID,
Responsible of
Phosphoric Production , Maroc Phosphore Safi, OCP S.A., Morocco
CO8: "Water management in phosphoric acid: a processes comparison", Tibaut THEYS, General Manager PRT, Prayon Technologies, Belgium       
Evening 7:30pm Welcoming Cocktail  
     
 Tuesday, May 19th 2015    
Morning    Plenary : Ministers Room    
8:30am - 9:15am PL3: "Extracting Value through Operations Excellence", Mr AndrŽ P. KOTLAREVSKY, CEO DuPont OCP Operations Consulting, Morocco    
9:15am - 9:45am KN3 : "CIM Definitions, Standards, Best Practices and NI43-101", Mr Garth KIRKHAM, President Elect, Canadian Institute of Mining (CIM), Canada B to B Meetings  
9:45am - 10:15am KN4: "Energy and Chemicals from Biomass & Waste: the State of the Art", Mr Jamal CHAOUKI, Professor, Polytechnique University MontrŽal, Canada  
10:15am - 10:45am Coffee break  
  Ministers Room
Chairpersons:                                                                      Mr Houssine BOUHIAOUI, Director of  Khouribga site, OCP S.A., Morocco
Mr Daniel GAGNON, CEO Mines, Met-Chem Canada Inc., Canada
FEZ 01
Chaipersons:
Mr Tijani BOUNAHMIDI, Professor  "Ecole Mohammedia des IngŽnieurs", Morocco
Mr Mohamed AMALHAY, Director of IMACID, OCP S.A., Morocco
Fez My Driss 1er Room
Chairpersons:
Mr Ange NZIHOU, Director Centre RAPDOSEE, Ecole de Mines Albi, France
Mr Jamal CHAOUKI, Professor, Ecole Polytechnique, MontrŽal, Canada
Fez MŽrinides Room
Chairpersons:
Mr Jean-Pierre DAL PONT, President SFGP, France
Mr  Ahmed ZNIBAR, Responsible of  Mines & Treatment Projects, OCP S.A., Morocco
KARAM 1 Room
Workshop3
Chair: Mr Essaid JOURANI, Responsable Recherche GŽologique et Minire, OCP S.A., Maroc
Co-Chair: Mr Abdelhak KHERBECHE, Professeur,  LCME, USMBA - Fs, Maroc
KARAM 2 Room
Workshop 4
Chair: Mr Mohamed BADRAOUI, Director General of Morocco's National Agronomic Research Institute (INRA), Morocco
Co-Chair: Ms Ilham LRHCHA, Responsible Environment, OCP S.A., Morocco
 
    Mining technologies   Chemicals Modelisation   Energy   Slurry   Phosphate geology   Nutrient Plant Interface  
10:45am - 11:05am   CO9: "Wirtgen drives the development of surface mining", Hermann-Josef VOLK, Wirtgen GmbH, Germany    CO1: "An overview of state of the art consequence and risk modelling approaches for the process industries", StŽphane TORRENS, DNVGL, France   CO1: "Phosphate-based materials for energy storage", Abdoul razac SANE, UniversitŽ de Toulouse, Mines Albi, France   CO1: "Construction of slurry pipelines", Juan Pablo BELTRAN, Education: Industrial Engineer – National University of Buenos Aires, Argentina   WS1: "The Phosphates of Morocco, a nonesuch window on the vertebrate paleobiodiversity during the key Cretaceous-Tertiary transition (70,6 to 46,6 million years), state of art and future perspectives ", Nour-Eddine JALIL, Professeur, Sorbonne UniversitŽs, France   WS1: "Multimicrobial inoculants: mycorrhizal fungi and associated bacteria for an optimal use of phosphate fertilizers", Silvio GIANINAZZI, INOCULUMplus sas, France
 
11:05am - 11:25am CO10: "Three Barrier Solution", Amine Ghali BENNA, SKF, France CO2: "The use of Computational Fluid Dynamics for Heat Transfer and Impeller Design in Mixing Applications", JosŽ Roberto NUNHEZ, Professor of Chemical Engineering, UNICAMP – State University of Campinas, Brazil CO2: "The Theoritical and experimental Study of a Thermal Method for Seawater Desalination by Solar & Wind energy", D. Saifaoui, W. DRISSI, Laboratoire physique appliquŽe et Energies Renouvelables, Casablanca, Maroc CO2: "Modelling and simulation of slurry phosphate thickening", Chaimaa BENSKOURA, Process engineer, Jacobs-esa, Morocco WS2: "The "DŽrangements" in the phosphate series in the Khourigba area (Morocco): Evidence for karstification along the NE border of the basin? ", Michel SƒRANNE, Professeur, UniversitŽ Montpellier, France WS2: "Management and Development of Soil Microbial Resources for Sustainable Development", Ibrahima NDOYE , Centre de Recherche de Bel-Air, Dakar, SŽnŽgal  
11:25am - 11:45am CO11: "Precision surface mining, the next steps", Jim HUTCHINS, Senior Application Engineer , Vermeer, USA  CO3: "Dynamic Simulation of Phosphoric Acid Filtration", Donal S. TUNKS, President, Phosphatics LLC, USA  CO3: "Energy Recovery and Valorization in the Phosphate Industry by Absorption Machines", Mario BERNARDINI, Head of Sales & Marketing , Absorption Chillers, Heat Pumps, Heat Recovery Systems, France CO3: "The Design and Engineering of the 187 km Khouribga to Jorf Lasfar Phosphate Slurry Pipeline", Julian RUSCONI, Senior Engineer, Paterson & Cooke, Anis LAKHOUAJA, Jacobs, Mustafa KOPUZ,  Tekfen, South Africa
WS3: "Relationship between the oxidation degree of the organic matter and gangue type in Djebel Onk phosphates , Algeria ", Mohamed DASSAMIOUR, UniversitŽ Ferhat Abbas SŽtif, AlgŽrie WS3: "Mycorrhiza-Based Inoculants, a Sustainable Solution for Global Food Security", Mohamed HIJRI, Institut de recherche en biologie vŽgŽtale, UniversitŽ de MontrŽal, Canada  
11:45am - 12:05pm CO12: "Evolution of Technology on the Blasthole Drill", Tyler J BERENS, USA
CO4: "Crystallization of Calcium Sulphate during Phosphoric Acid Production: Modeling Particle Shape and Size Distribution", T. Alan HATTON, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United Kingdom & Kamal SAMRANE, OCP S.A., Morocco CO4: "Gas Turbine: Optimization of Energy Production and High Efficiency by Using Power Electronics", Aziza BENABOUD, Enseignante chercheure, Royal Navy School, Casablanca, Morocco  CO4: "Maroc Phosphore III-IV : PAP adaptation to phosphate slurry with process improvement", Benoit VAN MASSENHOVE, Process Manager, Prayon Technologies, Belgium WS4: "SŽdimentologie et stratigraphie sŽquentielle des cortges phosphatŽs dՉge Maastrichtien-YprŽsien du gisement de BenguŽrir, Maroc", Mustapha MOUFLIH, Professor, FS Ben M'sick, Casablanca, Morocco WS4: "Development of a biological phosphate fertilizer to improve wheat (Triticum astivum) production in Mali", Amadou Hamadoun BABANA, Professeur, UniversitŽ des Sciences, Mali  B to B Meetings  
12:05pm - 12:25pm CO13: "Application of Cast Blasting in Moroccan Phosphate Mines", Mansour ASRI, Youssef DAAFI, OCP Group, BenguŽrir, Morocco  CO5 : "Plant Operability Optimization through Dynamic Simulation, a Case Study focused on Phosphoric Acid Concentration Unit", Alexandre DURAND, Prayon S.A., Belgium CO5: "Improving energy efficiency in the chemical industry by using high efficiency motors: case study", Mohamed KADDARI, University Chouaib Doukkali, ENSA El Jadida, (LabSIPE), Morocco
CO5 : "High performance elastomer pipe coatings in phosphate, oil sands, and dredging slurry lines: field experience", Louis L. RENEVEY, ROSEN Intelligent Plastic Solutions, ROSEN Swiss AG, Switzerland
WS5 : "Characterization and Valorization of Tozeur-Nefta Phosphate Deposit (Southwestern Tunisia)", Wissem GALLALA, Assistant Professor, Science University of Gabs, Tunisia
WS5: "Bio Fertilizers for Food Safety Production in Georgia", Dr. Kakha NADIRADZE , Association for Farmers Rights Defense, Georgia  
12:25pm - 12:45pm CO14: "The features and benefits of Caterpillar Large Mining Trucks", Mahendra Singh WALDIA, Product Performance Engineer for Large Mining Trucks, Caterpillar, USA CO6: "The use of the CFD for the hydrodynamic flow diagnostic and study in a Phosphoric Acid Reactor", Lhachmi KHAMAR, Kamal SAMRANE, R&D, OCP Group, Morocco
      Discussions / Recommendations WS6: "Symbiotic rhizobacteria for improving of the agronomic effectiveness of phosphate fertilizers", Khalid OUFDOU, Professor, University Cadi Ayyad, Marrakech, Morocco  
  12:45pm - 2pm Lunch  B to B Meetings  
Afternoon   Plenary : Ministers Room  
2pm - 2:45pm PL4: "Climate change: An update on the road to Paris and implications for the phosphate industry and the agriculture sector", Mr SŽbastien RAOUX, President & CEO, Transcarbon International, President, Transcarbon Africa Middle East, Argentina  
2:45pm - 3:15pm KN5: "Precision Phosphorus Fertilization", Mr Fabrice RENARD, Directeur Innovation, Prayon S.A,, Belgique   
3:15pm - 3:45pm KN6: "Developing OCP Innovative Industrial Ecosystems", Mme Hasna BOUTZIL, Responsable Achats Corporate, Mr Saad MIKOU, Responsable Veille et DŽveloppement Achats, OCP S.A., Maroc  
3:45pm - 4:15pm Coffee break  
  Ministers Room
Chairpersons:
Mr Mohammed EL ASRI, Professor, FST Fs, Morocco
Mr Mohammed CHEHTANE, Responsable Production MEA, Beni Idir, Maroc
FEZ 01
Chairpersons:
Mr Mohammed Abdullah Mohamed ZAIN, Secretary General of Arab Fertilizer Association, Egypt
Mr Fabrice RENARD, Directeur Innovation, Prayon S.A,, Belgique 
Fez My Driss 1er Room
Chairpersons:
Mr SŽbastien RAOUX, President & CEO, Transcarbon International, Argentina
Mr Paul LEVER, Professor, University of Queensland, Australia
Fez MŽrinides Room
Chairpersons:
Mr Mohamed SMANI, Director of R&D Association, Morocco
Mr Ahmed EL BAHAR, Responsible of Global Performance - Central Axis, OCP S.A., Morocco
KARAM 1 Room
Workshop 5
Chair: Mr El Hassane CHELLAI, Professor University Cadi Ayyad Marrakech, Morocco
Co-Chair: Mr Youssef DAAFI, responsible of R&D geology center, OCP S.A., Morocco
KARAM 2 Room
Workshop 6 
Chair: Mrs Fatiha CHARRADI, Responsable Fonds d'innovation pour Agriculture, OCP S.A., Morocco                                                                           Co-Chair: Mr Abdelmonim EL KANIT, Agronomical marketing Analyst, OCP S.A., Morocco
 
    Mining Beneficiation   Fertilizers   Environment   Corrosion & Protection System   Phosphate Geology   Agriculture in Africa  
4:15pm - 4:35pm   CO1: "Dust – Considerations When Handling Formed Sulfur in Bulk", Gerard dÕAquin, President, Con-Sul, USA   CO1: "Ammonia production for use in phosphate fertilizers", Nikolaj KNUDSEN, Sales Manager, Haldor Topsoe A/S, Denmark   CO1: "Environmental Protection: An Imperative of Sustainable Development in Phosphate Industry", Abdelhak KABBABI, Environment Manager, Sustainability Department, OCP S.A., Morocco   CO1: "Recent experience with metallic heaters For Phosphoric acid evaporation", B. SIZA VIEIRA, V. PERROT, Sandvik Materials Technology, Oporto, Portugal
  WS6: "Chemostratigraphic constrains on the phosphate series of the Ouled Abdoun Basin in Morocco based on stable isotope and trace element compositions of fossil remains", L‡szl— KOCSIS, Professor, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei   WS1: "Diagnosis of phosphorus requirements for cocoa soils in C™te dÕIvoire", Louis KOKO, Soil fertility scientist, CNRA Divo, Programme Cacao, C™te dÕIvoire
 
4:35pm - 4:55pm CO2: "On-Line Light Element Analyzer for Phosphate Beneficiation", Juha TIMPERI, Outotec, Finland CO2: "Quality of input Materials in Manufacture of Customized Fertilizers", G M PATEL, Technical Director CIFC (India )P Ltd, Rahimtula Group of companies, New Delhi, India   CO2: "Recycling of carbon dioxide", Chakib BOUALLOU, Responsable Scientifique, MINES ParisTech, France
CO2: "Installation of Rubber Lining in Phosphoric Acid Vessels", David P. JENTZSECH Jr, presented by Mike PARSONS, R&D Manager, Blair Rubber Company, USA
WS7 : "Geology and Mineralogy of Phosphorite Concretions in the MaÕan area, south Jordan", Khalid TARAWNEH, Faculty of Engineering, Al Hussein Bin Talal University, Jordan  WS2 : "IPNI North Africa Challenges in nutrient management under rainfed agriculture of Morocco", Mohamed El Gharous, Consulting Director, IPNI North Africa, Morocco.  
4:55pm - 5:15pm CO3: "Production of lightweight aggregates from phosphate washing sludge of Gafsa phosphate basin (Tunisia)", Fakher JAMOUSSI, Professeur, CNRSM, Tunisie CO3: "Application of the FLSmidth Deep Cone technology to the Fertilizer plants in OCP", Jean Claude SERBON, General Manager, FLSmidth SAS, France CO3: "Calcium phosphates for odour treatment", Nathalie LYCZKO, IngŽnieur de recherche, UniversitŽ de Toulouse, Mines Albi, France CO3: "Basis for calculation and design of FRP piping and vessels", A. Adriano URENA, Directeur technique, Ollearis, S.A., Spain
WS8: "Preliminary data of REE in Algerian phosphorites: a comparative study and paleo-redox insights", Rabah KECHICHED, Professeur, UniversitŽ Kasdi Merbah, Oaurgla, AlgŽrie
WS3: "Ethiopia Transforming Small Farm Holders livelihood through the application of custom made fertilizer", Hezekiel TASSE,
Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency and Ministry of Agriculture of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
B to B Meetings  
5:15pm - 5:35pm CO4: "Quantification of impurities, including carbonates speciation for Phosphates beneficiation by flotation", Eric JORDA, IngŽnieur Chercheur, Responsable application flottation CECA, France  CO4 : "Importance of Green Technology in Fertilizer Quality Improvement", Avdhesh MATHUR, Fernanda DIAS, Prakash MATHUR, NAQ Global Companies, India CO4 : "An integrated tool to survey and forecast impact of an industrial plant on its atmospheric environment", Fabien BROCHETON, Deputy General Manager, NUMTECH, France  CO4: "SulzerÕs experience of the resistance of cast materials in pumps and agitators in phosphoric acid applications", Merja P€RSSINEN, Sulzer Pompes Process, Pumps Equipment, Finland  WS9: "The Geological Society of Africa, more than 40 years of Geoscience services in Africa: Future challenges", Hassan M HELMY, GSAf Vice President for Northern Africa, Egypt, Youssef DRIOUCH, GSAf Councillor for northern Africa, Morocco WS4 : "carte de fertilitŽ des sols du Maroc et ses relations avec les pays africains", Riad BALAGHI, INRA, Morocco  
5:35pm - 5:55pm CO5: "Valorization of phosphate waste rocks and sludge from Moroccan phosphate mines: Challenges and perspectives", Rachid HAKKOU, Professor, University Cadi Ayyad, Morocco CO5: "Managem products potentially used in fertilizers industry", Houda AZZOUZI, Cadre chercheur, Reminex Centre de Recherche, Maroc CO5: "Determination of Kinetical Data for the Reaction of SO2 with CAO Using a Thermobalance", Khoudir M. ALLAL, Responsable DŽveloppement Maghreb, SERVITHEN, France CO5: "A material challenge – Pumps in sulphuric acid application", Dr. Gerhard PRACHT, Material Specialist - Senior Manager, Friatec-RheinhŸtte, Germany

Discussions / Recommendations WS5: "Efficacy Evaluation of two NPKS Fertilizer Formulations of OCP on Three Important Food Crops in Smallholder Farming in Kenya", Esther GIKONYO, Kenya Agricultural Research Institute KARLO, Kenya  
5:55pm - 6:15pm CO6 : "Flotation contrast of Ca-minerals using a mixture of carboxylic acids and nonionic additifs ", L. O. FILIPPOV, UniversitŽ de Lorraine, France CO6: "Water-based Emulsion Anti-caking Technology for Phosphate Containing Fertilizers", J.A GONZALEZ-LEON, IngŽnieur R&D, Centre de Recherche Rh™ne-Alpes ARKEMA (CRRA), France     CO6: "Trends in Minimizing and Treating Industrial Wastes for Sustainable Environment", Dr. Muthanna AL-DAHHAN, Professor and Chair Chairman, Missouri University of science and Technology Missouri, USA CO6: "Tubes Failure of Ammonium Nitrate Falling Film Evaporator", Saqib RAZA, Process Engineer-Nitro phosphate Plant, Fatima Fertilizer Company Limited, Pakistan
  WS6: "sera dŽfini ultŽrieurement" Jacob MWALE, Zambia   
6:15pm - 6:35pm   CO7: "Phosphate Beneficiation Development for Customers Satisfaction in Sustainable Development Way, OCP North Axis Case Khouribga-jorf Lasfar", Abdelkader ALOUANI, Responsable Hygine SŽcuritŽ Environnement, Direction ExŽcutive Axe Nord, OCP S.A., Maroc CO7 : "Biodegradable Polyurethane Materials from lignin and vegetable polyol as coating Material for the controlled-release fertilizer (CRF)", Younes ESSAMLALI, presented by Mohamed ZAHOUILY, Professor, MAScIR Foundation, Morocco  CO7: "Case Study: Acid mine drainage in Chile", HervŽ GORISSE, Expert Process Industrie, DEGREMONT Industry International, France
CO7: "Newest Product Portfolio of ThyssenKrupp for the Phosphate Industry", Achim SCH…NFELDER, ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions AG, Germany   Discussions / Recommendations  
6:35pm - 6:55pm CO8 : "Natural rock phosphate: a sustainable solution for phosphorous removal from wastewater", StŽphane TROESCH, Research and Development manager, Epur Nature, France   CO8 : "Gas Scrubber Efficacy via Uniform Distribution Injector Sprays", Maroun El Medawar, North Africa Business Driver, Spraying Systems Co., USA.
  CO8 : "How the Rapid Development Of Duplex Grades Influence Material Selection", Hachemi LOUCIF, Head Of Desalination, QPE  Degerfors Outokumpu Stainless AB,  Sweden    
Evening 8pm Gala Dinner    
     
Wednesday, May 20th 2015    
Morning   Plenary : Ministers Room    
8:30am - 9:15am PL5: "Phosphates and Derivatives for Lithium Ion Battery Application", Mr Rachid YAZAMI, Ph.D, Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Energy Research Institute (ERIAN), Singapore B to B Meetings  
9:15am - 9:45am KN7: "Value-add, Critical Materials and the Waste Hierarchy: Policy Drivers in the Phosphate Fertiliser Market", Julian HILTON, Chairman at Aleff Group, United Kingdom  
9:45am - 10:15am KN8: "Bringing Big Data to the Mine Face: Using Mobile Apps and Integrated Data at all Levels of the Mine", Dr. Sean DESSUREAULT, President, MISOM Technologies Inc., and Associate Professor, University of Arizona, USA  
10:15am - 10:45am Coffee break  
  Ministers Room
Chairpersons:                                                                                     Mr Maoulainine MAOULAININE, Site Phosboucraa Director, OCP S.A., Morocco
Mr BarthŽlŽmy NYASSE, Vice-Chancellor and Professor, University of Bamenda, Cameroon
FEZ 01
Chaipersons:
Mr Iliass ELFALI,  Safi Site Director, OCP S.A., Morocco
Mr Thierry MARIN, Clean Technologies Director for EMEA and South Asia, DuPont Sustainable Solutions, Belgium
Fez My Driss 1er Room
Chairpersons:
Mr Garth KIRKHAM, President Elect, Canadian Institute of Mining (CIM), Canada
Mr Khalid TARAWNEH, Professor, Al Hussein Bin Talal University, Jordan 
Fez MŽrinides Room
Chairpersons:
Mr Hicham BENKIRANE MTITOU,  Business Development Responsible, OCP S.A., Morocco
Mr JosŽ Roberto NUNHEZ, Professor of Chemical Engineering, UNICAMP – State University of Campinas, Brazil
KARAM 1 Room
Workshop 7
Chair: Mr Hicham GUELLAF, Responsible Central Axis Support, OCP S.A., Morocco
Co-Chair: Mr Abdellah MAHSOUN, Project Manager of Mines Performances, OCP S.A., Morocco
KARAM 2 Room
CONFERENCES                                                        Chair: Dr Habiba CHAKIR, Director, International Partnerships and Government Relations, Canada
 
    Mining technologies   Sulfuric Acid   Geological Modelling   High value Elements   Digital Mining   Conferences  
10:45am - 11:05am   CO9: "State of the art of processes and technology of sludge thickening", Zouhair HAFID, My Brahim JOUTI, Abderahman ETAHIRI , OCP S.A., Morocco   CO1 :"New sulfur melting technology installed in KAZAKHSTAN and USA", Mark GILBREATH, Devco, USA   CO1: "Three challenges in maximising phosphate resource value and how Maptek confronts them", Joseph SYKES, Gary BUCHANAN, Maptek, UK
  CO1: "How Would You Recover 1 Million Kilograms U3O8 per Annum?", Vaughn ASTLEY, Regis STANA, Dr Phosphate, USA   WS1: "CODELCO DIGITAL: history advances and challenges" Marco ORELLANA, CIO Corporate, Codelco, Chile   Conference 1: "Exploration of sulfur and potash in Morocco: state of play", Addi AZZA, IngŽnieur GŽnŽral, Ex-Chef du Į Projet Soufre Č, Ministre de lÕEnergie, des Mines, de lÕEau et de lÕEnvironnement, Maroc  
11:05am - 11:25am CO10: "Developments in flotation collectors for phosphate beneficiation", Jan-Olof GUSTAFSSON, Scientist Mining Chemicals, Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry AB, Sweden  CO2: "Revamp and Upgrade Possibilities in Sulphuric Acid Plants", Jan ALBRECHT, OUTOTEC GmbH & CoKG, Germany  CO2: "Modeling and reserve estimation of Sra Ouertane phosphate deposit (Centre-West of Tunisia)", Wissem GALLALA, Assistant Professor, Science University of Gabs, Tunisia
CO2 : "Production of HF from H2SiF6", Olivier RUFFINER, Sales Manager Fluorine, Buss ChemTech AG, Switzerland WS2: "Transforming Workplace Culture and Clearing Bottlenecks through Mobile Technology, Integrated Business Intelligence, and Process Change", Dr. Sean DESSUREAULT, President, MISOM Technologies Inc. & Associate Professor, University of Arizona, USA Conference 2: "Innovation in the Phosphate Industry: A review and analysis of patents relating to the Phosphate Industry", Bob STEMBRIDGE, Senior Patent analyst, Thomson Reuters, United Kingdom  
Morning 11:25am - 11:45am CO11: "Dry Pre-concentration of Phosphate Ore", Jens-Michael BERGMANN, Dr. Christopher ROBBEN, Sales and Project Manager, TOMRA Sorting GmbH, Germany
CO3: "Latest developments on DuPontĒ MECS¨ sulphuric acid catalyst", Tom BROUWERS, EMEA Product Manager, Sulphuric Acid Plants and Catalysts, MECS, Belgium CO3: "Geological Modeling, a key step into Mining Operations Optimization", Rafal WALECKI, Saadi BENTOUMI, Mine Modeling and Extraction Planning Managing Consultant – EMEIA with VENTYX ABB, Poland  CO3: "Overview of the fluorochemicals industrial sectors", Alain DREVETON, AD Process Strategies Sarl, Switzerland WS3: "Cisco Experience on Digitalizing the Mine", Dean SMITH, Vertical Manager in Mining & Industrial Plants Digitalizing covering Europe, Middle, CISCO, United Kingdom
Conference 3: "Competitive drivers in the phosphates business", Oliver HATFIELD, Director of Fertilizer Research, Integer Research, Invicta House, United Kingdom  
11:45am - 12:05pm CO12: "Flotation C-Plant; an optimum modular approach", Luis RUDOLPHY, Outotec Oy, Finland CO4: "Effect of inferior and ageing catalyst", Casper VITTRUP FRANDSEN, Haldor Topsoe A/S, Denmark  CO4: "OCP's geological information system", Youssef DAAFI, Es-Said  JOURANI, Kamal TIDDARINE, Oussama KHADIRI YAZAMI, OCP S.A., Morocco
CO4: "The Benefits of Isolating & Utilizing Fluorine from Phosphate Operations", Ray WILL, IHS, USA  WS4: "Intelligent Mine - Optimization, guidance, robotics.", Mikhail MAKEEV, Project director, VIST Group, Russia   B to B Meetings  
12:05pm - 12:25pm CO13: "Beneficiation of phosphate solid coarse waste from Redayef (Gafsa mining Basin) by grinding and flotation techniques", Wissem GALLALA, Assistant Professor, Science University of Gabs, Tunisia
CO5: "Convertible Lump Sum EPS Contracting Model – How to get the plant you need now and still enjoy in 20 years?", Michael FENTON, Senior Business Development Manager, Chemetics Inc., Canada  CO5: "Geological modeling and reserves of phosphate calculation in the Oum Elkhecheb deposit using Geographic Information System (GIS) (MŽtlaoui Basin - Southwestern Tunisia)", Habib SMIDA, Assistant Professor, Science University of Gabs, Tunisia CO5: "Recovery of Rare Earths from Wet Process Phosphoric Acid, the Solvay experience", Alain ROLLAT, SOLVAY Rare Earth Systems, France
WS5: "Evolving Dragline Fleet Application: Techniques To Reduce Cost ", Randy GOVIER, Caterpillar Global Mining, South Milwaukee, USA     
Morning 12:25pm - 12:45pm   CO6 : "Process Heat Recovery and Digitalisation in Sulphuric Acid Plants", Michael KEMMERICH, Outotec GmbH & Co.KG, Germany     CO6: "Process online to follow the production by LIBS Laser Impulse Plasma for fertilizer ", Dr ALBERT SOTTO, TAL INSTRUMENTS, France  WS6: "Disruptive Innovation in Digital Mining", Alexander CONTI, Technology Strategy, Accenture Plant and Commercial Services, Brazil
   
12:45pm - 1:05pm     CO7 : "Commercialisation of MECS¨ SolvRĒ regenerative SO2 recovery technology", Garret PALMQUIST, Business Development Manager, MECS, Belgium     CO7: "In-Situ Recovery of Critical Technology Elements", Michael HASCHKE, Head of Mineral Resources, G.U.B. Ingenieur AG, Germany WS7: "Mobile weighing systems and data transmission: Save time and money - optimize processes - reduce costs", Mustapha KOUMIH, Area Sales Manager PFREUNDT GmbH, Germany
   
  1:05pm - 1h25pm       CO8: "Increasing production capacity through sustainable cleaning", Henning URCH, BASF SE, Formulation Technologies, Germany        CO8: "Carbamoylalkylphosphonates for dramatic enhancement of uranium extraction from phosphates ores", Dr. StŽphane PELLET-ROSTAING, Senior Researcher CNRS, France Discussions / Recommendations      
  12:45pm - 2:30pm Lunch    
Afternoon   Plenary : Ministers Room    
2:30pm - 3:15pm PL 6: "Africa and AIMS: Bridging the Skills Gap in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)", Thierry ZOMAHOUN, President and CEO,  The African Institute of Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS), Canada    
3:15pm - 3:45pm KN9: "The Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) – an essential tool for World Class Maintenance", Michael WIENKER, ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions AG, Morocco    
3:45pm - 4:15pm KN10: " What kind of Modern ŌgreenĶ Chemical Engineering is required in the Framework of Global Trade, Sustainability and Industry Technical Innovation Demand?", Jean-Claude CHARPENTIER, Former President European Federation of Chemical Engineering, CNRS/ENSIC/University of Lorraine, France    
4:15pm - 5pm Closing Ceremony