Phosphorus Forum 2017
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Phosphorus Forum 2017

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FHI 360 CONFERENCE CENTER

1825 Connecticut Avenue NW

8th Floor

Washington, DC 20009

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Join the Sustainable Phosphorus Alliance for a forum addressing critical issues in phosphorus sustainability. Network with industries, scientists, and policy makers interested in closing the loop on phosphorus use in the food system. Participants include scientists from dozens of research institutes, NGOs focused on water quality issues, nutrient recovery technology companies, fertlizer manufacturers, food producers, water utilities, farm consultants, government regulators, agricultural suppliers, phosphate mining companies, and others.

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8:30 – 8:45 Welcome and Introduction

Jim Elser, Director, Sustainable Phosphorus Alliance

8:45 – 9:30 Keynote

Steve Rowe, President & CEO, Newtrient, LLC

9:30 – 10:15 Working group summaries from the National Science Foundation's Phosphorus Sustainability Research Coordination Network

10:15 – 10:30 Coffee break and networking

10:30 – 11:15 Working group summaries from the National Science Foundation's Phosphorus Sustainability Research Coordination Network

11:15 – 11:40 A view from the EU

Chris Thornton, Secretariat, European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform (ESPP)

11:40 – 12:45 Lunch and networking

12:45 – 1:30 Opportunities to Convert Waste to Phosphorus Resources

Panel led by Brooke Mayer, Marquette University
Panelists from Smithfield Foods, EPA Nutrient Challenge, Renewable Nutrients
Q&A to follow

1:30 – 2:15 Making a Resource into the Right Source

Panel led by Tom Bruulsema, International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI)
Panelists from Helena Chemicals, JR Simplot, DC Water
Q&A to follow

2:15 – 2:30 Closing comments by Jim Elser


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