Phosporus 2020 - Challenges for Synthesis, Agriculture, and ecoystems: 8th International Phosphorus Workshop (IPW8)

12 Sep. 2016 - 16 Sep. 2016 • Rostock, Germany

The 8th International Phosphorus Workshop will take place in Rostock, Germany, September 12–16, 2016. The workshop has been held regularly in the autumn of every 3rd year since 1995, convening at different locations. During this time, it has established itself as one of the most significant scientific phosphorus events. The workshops focus on different aspects of phosphorus research and attract scientists, experts, managers, policy-makers, and administrators from all over the world who are interested in scientifically sound sustainable phosphorus management.

Conference topics:
- Phosphorus cycles and fluxes in the Environment
- Sufficiency and efficiency of phosphorus utilization
- Phosphorus recycling: technologies and product applications
- Syntheses of and with phosphorus-containing compounds
- The development of advanced phosphorus analysis methods
- From knowledge to action: phosphorus-related issues in politics and Society

Further Description / Program

Keynote speakers: Emmanuel Frossard (ETH Zürich), Ellery D. Ingall (Georgia Institute of Technology), Susanna Kaasinen (HELCOM), Christian Kabbe (Berlin Centre of Competence for Water), Christian Müller (FU Berlin), Donald Sparks (University of Delaware), Susanne Stoll-Kleemann (University of Greifswald)

Excursions: Coastal and Baltic Sea Research, Energy from Biomass, Farm Animal Research, Fertile Black Soils, Phosphorus Analytics, P-Recycling from Wastewater

Events: Poster slam & poster prize, conference dinner, guided city walk

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