05 Apr 2019

SYMPHOS 2019 - Registration Now Available

Discounts available up to July 1

The 5th edition of this global conference will be held October 7, 8 and 9 at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University - Congress Center-Benguerir, Morocco.

SYMPHOS provide a unique opportunity to:
    • Share ideas and information to expand your business network
    • Exchange new techniques and technologies that can improve production
    • Discuss best practices on sustainable development and environmental protection
    • Consider the future of the phosphate industry based on clean and innovative technologies
    • Obtain information to help guide farmers decisions on choosing the right P product
    • Gain knowledge on improvements in agronomic practices


Discount (Before July 1, 2019)
Normal Rates
(After July 1,2019)
800 euros
900 euros
Stand rental 9m2
6000 euros
7000 euros
Visit site
600 euros
600 euros
Companion (Spouse/Husband only)
350 euros
350 euros
Fees include: Round-trip daily shuttles from Marrakech to Benguerir (55 minutes each way) for 3 days, admission to the speaker sessions, exhibition area, B-to-B space, organizing appointments, delegate’s bag with documentation, lunches and coffee breaks, gala dinner.


Abstract submission
Fabruary15, 2019 to May 15, 2019
Notification of acceptance
June 15, 2019
Submission of Full texts
September 15, 2019
Final program
September 25, 2019

More information on registration, speaking opportunities and sponsorships is available by contacting either symposiumocp@ocpgroup.ma or info@symphos.com

The SYMPHOS website is currently under contruction but check back regularly at www.symphos.com for updates.


The 1st session is dedicated to innovative technologies, new processes (intensification, granulation…), and newly applied research developed around the phosphate industry...
    • Innovative phosphate technologies involving: micro-technology, micro-engineering, micro-equipment, nanotechnologies
    • Process intensification
    • New extraction phosphate/minerals technologies
    • New and innovative operating modes of phosphate production
    • Digital data
    • Predictive research for the industry of the future…

The 2nd session will focus on new processes for phosphoric acid, fertilizers, and new materials...
    • Beneficiation
    • Phosphoric and sulfuric acid
    • Ammonia
    • Special and smart fertilizers/biofertilization
    • New materials, corrosion and protection systems

The 3rd session will introduce recent and new innovative work/research/developments in the circular economy field including: use of renewable energy in dry phosphate/fertilizers; discussion on impact of environment/climate on agriculture, managing and valorizing by-products…
    • Water, dessalination, waste treatment
    • Responsible mines
    • RSE
    • Innovative use of renewable energy: geothermal…  
    • Managing/valorizing sludges, phosphogypsum
    • Elimination of heavy metals
    • Climate change and agricultural opportunities: new production systems, best practices

The 4rd session will be dedicated to high value element extraction from P...
    • Fluorine
    • Rare earth elements, iodine, trace elements
    • Sulphur
    • Catalysts
    • Phosphate glasses
    • P4 

The 5th session will be dedicated to innovation for agricultural development in Africa...
    • Challenge of knowledge sharing and transfer of advanced research results
    • Management of African soils (mapping fertility, soil salinity) and new methods used to identify soil qualities and soil needs
    • Agriculture of the future in Africa: recent researchers developing new technologies and crops
    • Integrated portfolios of best technologies and practices
    • Sustainable productivity growth, value chains
    • Transformation of African agriculture: technology implications and implementation