Argus FMB Fertilizer Conference @ Hyatt Regency Miami
Apr 24 – Apr 26 all-day

Aimed at fertilizer producers, distributors, dealers, blenders and specialty producers, this new conference from fertilizer market experts Argus combines the commercial and agronomic insights you need.

Featuring presentations, panel discussions, interviews and roundtable discussions, the agenda is designed to give you hard facts as well as the chance to share real-world experience with your peers. Combined with informal networking outside the conference hall, you will be in the right environment to generate ideas and formulate your plan to expand in this segment. Topics which will be covered include:

  • Assessments of growth trends and the size of the market in added value fertilizers
  • Growth opportunities for dealers, distributors and producers in enhanced efficiency and specialty fertilizers
  • Demonstrating the yield improvements and operational efficiencies which added value fertilizers offer farmers
  • Slow and controlled release nitrogen: urease inhibitors, nitrification inhibitors and polymer coatings
  • Enhanced efficiency phosphate fertilizers
  • The role of secondary nutrients in boosting yields: sulphur and magnesium
  • The business drivers for micronutrients in fertilizer blends and the importance of balanced nutrition
  • Replenishing zinc levels to optimise corn yields
  • Chelated micronutrients for use in liquid fertilizers
  • Assessments of the added value of foliar application
  • Achieving better Water Use Efficiency with more efficient fertilizers
  • Communicating the benefits of added value fertilizers to farmers
  • The role of biostimulants in supporting plant growth
  • Integrating Big Data with added value fertilizers
See more detail on the conference agenda here. 
Whether you are an expert in specialties, you are looking to expand or are totally new to this market, you will find new insights and meet new contacts to drive the next stage of your business growth.

Who should attend?

Argus FMB Added Value Fertilizers is aimed at anyone who wants to assess the commercial and agronomic benefits of specialty and enhanced efficiency fertilizers, in order to drive business strategy, R&D investment and sales processes.

The agenda content is designed for

  • Commodity fertilizer producers
  • Dealers / blenders
  • Distributors
  • Specialty fertilizer producers
  • Micronutrients producers
  • Stabilizer manufacturers
  • Biostimulants developers
  • Production technology manufacturers


Offshore Technology Conference 2017 @ NRG Park
May 1 – May 4 all-day

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters.

OTC is the largest event in the world for the oil and gas industry featuring more than 2,300 exhibitors, and attendees representing 100 countries.

Founded in 1969, OTC’s flagship conference is held annually in Houston. OTC has expanded and globally with the Arctic Technology Conference, OTC Brasil, OTC Asia, and d5.

OTC is sponsored by 13 nonprofit organizations in the energy industry, who work cooperatively to develop the technical program. Revenue from OTC directly benefits the membership of these societies.


0700–1500 OTC Training Courses



0700–1700 Registration
0730–0900 Topical Breakfasts
0800–1630 The Next Wave Program
0900–1630 OTC Poster Lounge
0900–1700 University R&D Showcase
0900–1730 Exhibition
0900–1200 Technical Sessions
1215–1345 Topical Luncheons
1400–1630 Technical Sessions
1600–1700 Spotlight On New Technology Presentation
1600–1800 Networking Event










0730–1700 Registration
0730–0900 Topical/Industry Breakfasts
0900–1630 OTC Poster Lounge
0900–1700 University R&D Showcase
0900–1730 Exhibition
0900–1200 Technical Sessions
1200–1400 Distinguished Achievement Awards Luncheon
1215–1345 Topical Luncheons
1400–1630 Technical Sessions
1600–1800 Networking Event
1905 OTC Night at the Ballpark










0730–1700 Registration
0730–0900 Topical/Industry Breakfasts
0800–1030 STEM Technical Session
0900–1700 University R&D Showcase
0900–1730 Exhibition
0900–1200 Technical Sessions
1215–1345 Topical Luncheons
1215–1800 WISE Event
1400–1630 Technical Sessions








0730–1400 Registration
0730–0900 Topical/Industry/Ethics Breakfasts
0900–1400 Exhibition
0900–1400 University R&D Showcase
0900–1200 Technical Sessions
1215–1345 Topical Luncheons
1400–1630 Technical Sessions







0730–1600 d5: The Next Big Thing
AIIS Steel-Con 2017 @ The Houstonian Hotel
May 18 – May 19 all-day

AIIS invites you to a day-and-a-half learning, sporting, and fundraising event at the peerless Houstonian Hotel to explore things you need to know to successfully navigate the steel supply chain in 2017 and beyond. We have carefully designed this new event to bring you the most up-to-date information, introduce opportunities, stimulate ideas, and enhance professional skill, all while experiencing the Houstonian’s acclaimed grounds and hospitality. You will hear expert analysis, engage in penetrating discussion, and interact with some of the industry’s leading experts and practitioners who are at the forefront of key areas like shipping, logistics, customs, and international trade.

The first 120 registrants will receive a special gift, hand-crafted and made in America (Sponsored by NUCOR)!

2017 ASBA Cargo Conference @ Eden Roc Hotel
Sep 27 – Sep 29 all-day