2nd European Sustainable Phosphorus Conference (ESPC2)

05 Mar. 2015 - 06 Mar. 2015 • Berlin, Germany

European Sustainable Phosphorus Conference 2015

The second European Sustainable Phosphorus Conference (ESPC2) will take place in Berlin, 5th – 6th March 2015. This follows the 1st ESPC Conference, Brussels, March 2013, the establishment of the German P Platform, announcements or consultations on phosphorus policy in several Member States, and continuing developments on phosphorus use, recycling and environmental management. This second European conference ESPC2 will cover the following themes, particularly showcasing success stories and business cases and involvement of the Baltic, Black Sea and Mediterranean areas.

- P losses and environmental impacts
- P from farm to plate
- Food security and international phosphorus supply
- Reuse of P and P-recycling
- Progress made addressing the Phosphorus Challenge

Call for posters, oral presentations
and success stories:
Submissions are invited to info@phosphorusplatform.eu
deadline 15th November 2014

ESPP (European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform

Further Description / Program

Thursday 5th March 2015
9h00: The Phosphorus Challenge: European and national actions
11h15: Sustainable phosphorus success stories
14h30: Round tables
17h30: Networking, poster session, company présentations
20h00: Conference networking buffet dinner
Friday 6th March
8h30: International developments and cooperation
9h45: Parallel sessions
- P in the environment: eutrophication mitigation, farm P management
- P from farm to fork: agricultural supply and food chain, food production and processing, levels of P in diet
- P supply and food security: geopolitics, international cooperation, global nutrient governance
- P in non-food applications: industry perspectives, high-value uses, raw material criticality, supply chain
- Social aspects and skills needed to address the Phosphorus Challenge, from decision makers to grassroots
- National and regional P policies: examples of Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, Baltic, Denmark
14h00-16h15: Key messages and high-level panel
Wednesday 4th March: site visits, P-REX EU P-recycling workshop


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