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27 May 2019 - 21 Nov 2019
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12 Dec 2019 - 13 Dec 2019
2020 IFS Technical Conference
26 May 2020 - 27 May 2020
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2020 IFS Technical Conference

26 May 2020 - 27 May 2020

Hotel Casa 400, Amsterdam

The IFS Technical Conference continues on its travels around Europe.  In 2020 it will be held in Amsterdam, on the bank of the Ringvaart, to the south of the city centre.

The conference will run from 09.00 on Tuesday 26 may until lunch on Wednesday 27 May, with six papers on the 26th, and five on the 27th.  The usual Conference dinner will be held on the evening of the 26th.

The conference programme is still being finalised; confirmed papers are shown below. Further information will be added as it is received.


A comparative Life Cycle Assessment of rock based and recycled P fertilisers

Fabian Kraus, Berlin Water, Germany


New developments in DCP technology

Alexandre Wavreille, Prayon, Belgium 


DCS alarm management

Michael Gill, Orica, Australia


Advanced Process Control modelling

Knut Wiig Mathisen, Yara International, Norway


Practical approach on PS and AI management in ageing production sites

David Herrero, Fertiberia, Spain


Wet electrostatic dust separation in ammonium nitrate plants

Alessandro Gullà, AWS, Italy


Reducing emissions from AN operations

Martyn Dean, Begg Cousland, Scotland


Review of latest developments in the measurement of pH in ammonium nitrate reaction loops

Gonzalo Fernández Ozalla and Francisca Galindo, Fertiberia, Spain


The importance of both occupational and process safety in ammonia plants - lessons from practical experience

Harri Duisters, OCI N.V, Netherlands