4th International Symposium on Innovation and Technology in the Phosphate Industry
From May 8th to 10th, 2017 – Ben Guérir - UM6P Congress Center


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Symphos 2017

SYMPHOS organized by "OCP SA” is now a major event conveyed by all scientists, researchers and industrialists in the phosphate industry in areas related to the valorization of phosphates and its derivatives.

After three successful editions of SYMPHOS, the 4th is still a challenge for the success and prosperity.

This biennial event still become a flagship event for Scientists, Research Institutions, Academics, Distributors, Engineering offices, Manufacturers and Suppliers of equipment, technology, Government Agencies, all those involved in optimizing crop yields and quality…

This event provides a unique opportunity to:

>>Sharing ideas and information,

>>Exchanging new techniques and technologies that can improve production,

>>Discussing best practices with an emphasis on sustainable development and environmental preservation,

>>Considering the future of the phosphate industry in a responsible approach, based on clean technologies.

The Technical Committee invites you to take part in this event by submitting your papers and presentations

High-level scientific program is scheduled in this Forth Edition with a very renowned international Scientific Conferences.SYMPHOS 2017 topics listed :

>>Innovative phosphate technologies involving: micro-equipment, nanotechnologies

>>Process intensificationand enhanced performances

>>New extraction phosphate/minerals technologies

>>New and innovative operating modes of production with existing equipment’s

>>Industrial Maintenance, Safety and recent technical of mine rehabilitation

>>Digital data

>>Mineral beneficiation

>>Phosphoric and sulfuric acid, purification, ammonia, sulphur

>>Recovery and valorization of elements: Rares earth, iodine, uranium, fluoride…

>>New agricultural products, special and smart fertilizers/Bio fertilization

>>New Materials, Corrosion and protection systems

>>Water, Desalination

>>Waste treatment, zero waste, recycling

>>Innovative use of renewable Energy

>>Managing/valorizing sludges, phosphogypsum

>>Management of African soils (Fertility map, soil salinity) and new methods used to identify soil qualities and soil needs.

>>Challenge of knowledge sharing and transfer of research results

>>Transformation of African Agriculture: technology implications and implementation

>>Sustainable productivity growth, value chains

>>Agriculture of the future: recent researchers developing new Technologies, crops…

>>Climate change and agricultural opportunities: New production systems, Examples of good practice

>>Integrated portfolios of best technologies and practices

The Symposium also offers manufacturers and suppliers of equipment and technology the opportunity to present their company, products and services by providing a dedicated exhibition space and ideal networking and business opportunity across the B to B meetings.

Please return the attached form to confirm your attendance and to book your stand, should you need one.

REGISTRATION FEES (all prices in Euros)


Early Bird discount,

(Before January 31th, 2017)

Normal Rates

(After 1st February 2017)

Speaker Free Free
Attendee 750 € 850 €
Stand rental 9m² 5000 € 6000 €
Site Visit 600 € 600 €


(Only Wife or Husband)

350 € 350 €

Abstract submission

Notification of acceptance

Submission of Full texts

Final program

December 04th, 2016 to February 15th, 2017

February 20th, 2017

April 15th, 2017

April 20th, 2017

Fees include : Daily shuttles from the city of Marrakech to Ben Guerir for 3 days round-trip, admission to the speaker sessions, exhibition area, B to B space, organizing appointments, delegate’s bag with documentation, lunches and coffee breaks, Gala Diner.

For further information on this event, please contact us at the following address:
symposiumocp@ocpgroup.ma ;