The European Sustainable Phosphorus Conferences are the unique event bringing together companies, stakeholders, regional and national authorities, innovation and researchers, to discuss phosphorus sustainability actions and policies. This third conference (ESPC3) follows from the first two such European conferences in 2013 and 2015, see SCOPE Newsletters 92 and 111. In particular, the conference will present and assess integration of phosphorus and other nutrients into EU policies since the publication of the EU Consultative Communication on Sustainable Use of Phosphorus (2013), enable dialogue with industry and stakeholders concerning future policies and see success stories from companies and environmental management. ESPC3 is jointly organised by the European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform (ESPP) and the Baltic Sea Action Group (BSAG), and supported by the Finnish Ministry of the Environment and the Finnish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, and EasyMining and Kemira.
Objectives of the conference are:
The conference is organized by the European Sustainable Phosphorus Platform (ESPP) and the Baltic Sea Action Group (BSAG) and supported by the Finnish Ministry of the Environment and the Finnish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, and EasyMining, Kemira and Nefco.
Deadline is 28th February for proposing presentations on sustainable phosphorus policy or management actions, or of business or action success stories, for ESPC3 (the 3rd European Sustainable Phosphorus Conference, Helsinki, 11-13 June). Presentation and success story proposals can address innovation, policy, nutrient recycling, science needs, links to nitrogen and carbon, agriculture, nutrients in the food chain.
Full details of themes and required format submission can be found in this document.
At this moment we are working on the programme. The preliminary outline programme can be found in this document.
Conference highlights are:
The registration is now open. You can register via https://events.eventos.fi/event/espc3/pages/registration
Conference website URL is www.phosphorusplatform.eu/ESPC3